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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I've Had a Brain Transplant--Jenn Version 2.135

Tuesday, May 24, 2011      103 comments

In some ways I'm becoming a new person on the inside far faster than the outside. The outside is taking its sweet time turning into a hardbody. I mean, really, should it take more than a few weeks to lose 176 pounds? Shouldn't this be a ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Extreme Personal Makeover: The Spark Edition

Monday, May 23, 2011      234 comments

I wasn't kidding when I decided I was done being frumptacular and I was going to start taking care of myself. I was, and am, sick of being dumpy and frumpy and totally lacking in style and personal care. I also am entirely lacking in patience... Read more

Greetings From Chattanooga!

Friday, May 20, 2011      23 comments

Choo Choooooooo! I'm in sunny Tennessee for the weekend. I'm exhausted but happy to be here. It is insanely difficult to eat a clean diet while road tripping, but I did bring 1.5 pounds of the most beautiful organic strawberries on t... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Supermodel at the Gym & Feeling Inferior... What Makes You Feel Inferior?

Thursday, May 19, 2011      283 comments

First and foremost, thank you to everyone who voted for my last blog and made it "popular." I feel more honored than you will ever know. Thank you all, truly, from the bottom of my heart. I am both shocked and pleased that you found my writing... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I'm DONE. I'm Done Punishing Myself For Being Fat. Are You?

Wednesday, May 18, 2011      289 comments

I have served my sentence. I committed a crime against my body and my brain has made me pay for at least fifteen years. 1996 was the year I tipped from a weight in the 100's to a weight in the 200's, and not a moment since have I cut myself so... Read more

IT FITS! It Really REALLY Truly Fits!!! Yippppeeeee!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      44 comments

I'm wearing my concert t-shirt from The Who. See, this is me wearing the shirt, with the ubiquitous me, my phone and my mirror Spark shot: The story doesn't reall... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Do It Like It's Your Job...

Monday, May 16, 2011      26 comments

My primary job is an amazing gig. Every time my electronic leash rings, it is because someone, somewhere, is doing the right thing and trying to save a life. It rings all day and night when I'm on call. It knows when I'm in the shower, poopin... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts DON'T Call me a BBW! Here is My Rant!

Sunday, May 15, 2011      59 comments

BBW. Big Beautiful Woman. Give me a freaking break! Do not call me a BBW. I'm not a BBW. You know why? Because fat isn't sexy. Fat isn't beautiful. Fat is a risk factor for diabetes, stroke, heart attack, infertility, high cholesterol, s... Read more

I Have Fatmares!

Saturday, May 14, 2011      11 comments

What is a fatmare? It is a nightmare about being fat. Like the reality of being a fatty isn't bad enough, I get to dream about it too! The most recent fatmare: I'm in a sinking ship and all of the skinny people escape from the little ... Read more

5K Today... Race For The Cure

Saturday, May 14, 2011      17 comments

I completed a 5k today, and I have NO idea how long it took to finish. I think I started 2 blocks before the start line, and it was the most outrageous mass of pink people you can imagine. They estimated 52,000 people did the walk. This is gr... Read more

10 Good Things, 10 Bad Things... Are You Up to a Challenge?

Friday, May 13, 2011      16 comments

So I went to the pool today, the first time since I had my toe thing last Friday, and I just decided that today I would swim a mile. I kept saying I wasn't going to join a Master's Swim Team until I could do a mile, and it was becoming a hurdle... Read more

Good Thing I Worked Out Yesterday...

Thursday, May 12, 2011      10 comments

It's looking like I will be doing a 24+ hour shift today, and that means a total fail on the exercise, because I can't exactly do the treadmill or kickboxing thing at 3am in a hospital. Good news: I packed a big lunch so I won't have to eat hosp... Read more

I Played Hooky Today and Got Sweaty With My Husband

Wednesday, May 11, 2011      18 comments

Sounds dirty huh? It was. Very dirty. I may have ruined my favorite treadmill shoes. I even have dirt under my fingernails. WOOT WOOT! We went hiking. When I say hiking, I don't mean we strolled down a path in the woods, I mean we scra... Read more

SHUT UP! You Might Like It

Tuesday, May 10, 2011      16 comments

You can talk about it--"I want to get thin! I want to get healthy! I want to lose weight! I want to look like a Supermodel so Ryan Reynolds wants to show me his abs and get in my pants! You can read about it--"Dr. Fuhrman says I should eat ... Read more

Worry, Worry, Fret Fret, Worry, Dream Up New Things To Worry About

Monday, May 09, 2011      10 comments

I have jokingly said that I can sit around and make lists of things to worry about, just so I don't have to worry about running out of things to worry about. I find myself worrying every single day about getting the pounds off. I've lost 1... Read more

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