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Much ado about nothing

Wednesday, July 24, 2013      1 comments

I think it's time to see a doctor, but I don't know who to see, and it could be very expensive to take a tour d' doctors. I THINK I might know what's wrong, because by Googling every possible symptom, of course, that makes me an expert. ... Read more

Distrust Undermines Weight Loss

Wednesday, July 24, 2013      0 comments

1. The experts: The recipe for weight loss and healthy living is a complicated and sensitive one. It is so sensitive that no two experts can seem to agree on one right way to do it. It's hard to know who to trust. Who's ideas are safe? Who is ... Read more

Inception, Conception, and Contraception

Wednesday, May 22, 2013      0 comments

Use these words in a sentence: Since the inception of the idea of conception, my perception about contraception has been... wonky. As I sit here reflecting on my progress in the past week and a half, and the fact that after 7 months of work... Read more

Day 3 of Reset

Wednesday, May 15, 2013      0 comments

I've been steadily working out about 5 to 6 days a week for about a year and a half, but when my diet started slipping, so did my progress. I gained back over half of the weight I'd lost. So, with the exception of protein shakes approved b... Read more


Wednesday, May 15, 2013      2 comments

So, I have not been doing great at eating right or taking care of myself this year. This is a gross understatement. This isn't really a pretty blog entry. I went from 230 to 169 last year. This year? The pendulum has swung in the opposite d... Read more


Friday, January 25, 2013      0 comments

I have been trying to get back in the swing of things for a while now.... sort of. I haven't been really active on here in months and I think that Sparkpeople is one thing that made me feel accountable, so even though sometimes I feel like I don... Read more


Saturday, September 08, 2012      7 comments

Well, I'm not exactly happy to report this, but we've had some time to process. A few weeks after the last post we returned to the dr. where I was given the news that we had lost the baby and that I would miscarry the following week. That all oc... Read more

Internet and Baby

Thursday, August 02, 2012      1 comments

Well, we still do not have internet hooked up yet, but that will change very soon. We have paid for the service and the company is going to hook us up next week. Yay! It's been a long wait. The other great news is that we went to the dr. ag... Read more

Update.... finally.

Thursday, July 26, 2012      2 comments

I have gained 6 pounds in the last month and a half. However, most of it was gained early on, so that's comforting. My workout goals have changed along with many other things. I still want to get down to that goal weight, but that will have... Read more

I'm back, sort of.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012      0 comments

I don't have internet at my new place of residence yet, so I can't guarantee how often I will get on here, but I visit my parents' house fairly often for doggy daycare since we are closer to the highway and do not have a fence yet. The wed... Read more

It's Gonna Happen

Monday, May 07, 2012      3 comments

10 more pounds to lose to no longer be Obese. 14 pounds away from my heaviest weight in community college. 34 pounds away from my heaviest high school weight. 59 pounds to go to be at "healthy/appropriate" weight. It's gonna happen!... Read more

Pity the Fool

Thursday, May 03, 2012      1 comments

I just got out of a long bath. My ankle feels like I may have sprained it during a workout, so for the first time in years I took a bath, not a shower. I poured in all the good stuff I could find: Lavender Epsom salt and a muscle soak I bought a... Read more

Give Me Just a Little More Time

Wednesday, May 02, 2012      2 comments

This month is flying by. I probably will not post as often as I was before, but when I get a chance I will try. I still have pictures to upload from last week, but right now we are in the final month of wedding planning so things are getting hec... Read more

Simmered Down

Wednesday, April 18, 2012      1 comments

I felt a hundred times better today, and I only felt slightly higher than normal stress. : ) I heard on the news that the more positive you are and the less you are cranky, angry or depressed, the less likely you are to have a heart attack... Read more

Under Pressure

Tuesday, April 17, 2012      3 comments

When I think about being stressed Under Pressure by Queen is the song that comes to mind, but I can hardly even think about that right now, because I am too stressed. Here's what my day was like: Stress about whether or not I and cowor... Read more

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