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menstruation blues?

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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I haven't been feeling taking to the blog writing as of lately. But I'm forcing myself to do it now, I think it'll feel good.
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I've kind of been in a bad mood for the past few weeks. I think that's because I'm out of school on a short break (I finished my last Summer course- Macroeconomics- with a B though yay!) and am not doing enough or have enough to do with my time. I really need work or school to feel like I'm doing stuff.
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It's also because my menstrual cycle on the pill I'm on or whatever only seems to keep me good for about two weeks of the month or so now...Like I get my period a few days early, and about a week leading up to it I'm a bit off, and then my period lasts about a week. Plus it makes my anemia worse...today I am so tired...bleh.
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Still struggling with motivation. I thought I had a really bad week last week, I kinda went over my food plan and didn't work out enough. Luckily I still ended up losing 2 lbs even though it didn't show up until the day after my official weigh in...haha.
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The awesome thing though, is that I'm only 2 lbs away from my original goal of losing 50 lbs! And though I plan to keep going, that is an awesome accomplishment. I think another 50 lbs after that would be nice, but I don't know, I might be too tiny? I'll have to see. I want to be at least 140 lbs, but 125 was sort of something I had had in mind for awhile. Who knows what I'll end up liking.
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I was really hoping I could get off my blood pressure medication when I lose 50 lbs like my doctor said I probably could, but I'm honestly questioning it. I live at home and am 28 years old, and it's not good for my blood pressure. My parents stress me out so much sometimes that I can literally feel my blood pressure rising basically in some interactions with them. Ugh. So I don't know if going off it is exactly a good idea...? at least yet unless my numbers are actually really low.
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Finally, I've gotten really good at riding my bike. I rode it to my friend's house for her pool party on the other side of town and it took me less than a half hour. That was awesome, I used to really struggle with riding it long distances. And it was so much more fun than riding my bike around in circles in my neighborhood! I also managed to do a plank last night longer than usual...haha but I'm still a bit of a weakling with upper body strength. hehe.
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That's all I have to share for today in my blog! Hope the end of Summer is going good for you all!
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RUTHEY01 8/28/2013 12:52PM

    I can totally relate to your blog. Your honesty is refreshing!

But at least you still have a monthly cycle to worry about. Be thankful. I had to have a complete hysterectomy at 28 years old. I have been in menopause ever since. I just turned 59 in June. That makes it 31 years of menopause hot flashes, night sweats and just plain being a bitch 24/7/365. Okay, not quite that often but it sure feels like it. And hormone replacement isn't all they claim it is. You can only take estrogen for 5 years before it does wacky things to your system. Like breast cancer and clogged arteries. Fun-Fun!!

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