Day 13. I Really Miss Half & Half
Thursday, July 03, 2014      3 comments

I've been fine without so many things, but not having half and half in my coffee is destroying me. I'm not even drinking coffee because drinking it black feels like a punishment. Coconut milk "creamer" is sweetened and I LOATHE sweet coffe... Read more
Weathered A Storm
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      3 comments

Last night was rough. Yesterday morning started out with a bang: I actually got my ass out of bed, got down to my basement and did 20 minutes on my treadmill and then lifted some 8 lb. dumbbells: arms, shoulders, chest. My husband and so... Read more
Little Wins!
Monday, June 23, 2014      9 comments

This elimination diet is no joke. I am already beginning to feel a difference in my energy levels, which is very gratifying. I hit our local farmer's market on Saturday and picked up a TREMENDOUS head of curly red-leaf lettuce which is eno... Read more
Day 1 - 30 Day Elimination Diet
Thursday, June 19, 2014      3 comments

There's lots of things that suck about being fat. I've gotten over a lot of the shame about the way my fat looks, mostly because I dress well for my shape and I'm sassy as hell and I'm too old to be all that worried about it. My husband digs m... Read more
I Feel Like I Weigh 1,000 Pounds, And 800 Of It Is Christmas
Thursday, January 02, 2014      5 comments

Not too much more to say, the title says it all. emoticon I've decided that I'm going to go back to Overeat... Read more
Dumping Random Thoughts Here
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      4 comments

This has been an odd year for me health-wise. I went through a whole GI Series and happily found out all I have is Irritable Bowel Syndrome which is annoying but not fatal and can be controlled if I avoid MY FAVORITE FOOD ITEMS. Dude, if I cou... Read more
Would You Tell Your Best Friend Her Stomach Is Disgusting?
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      10 comments

I like to read a lot of different websites, from the ridiculous Hollywood gossip to literary to everything in between. I found this great article today on, and while I wouldn't tell someone to SHUT UP about talking about how much... Read more
Thursday, July 25, 2013      7 comments

I am pretty sure I wrote a blog entry on this subject before, but I'm too lazy to go back and find it. I was talking to a sober friend via Facebook Chat yesterday and both of us were bitching about being heavy and out of shape. I was willi... Read more
This Is My Plan For A New Era Of Health And Awesomeness
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      5 comments

YES!!!!! Fresh fruit and veggies -- 5-8 servings a day Water Lean meats whole grains other than wheat healthy fats natural sugars Dairy in moderation Aspartame in MINIMUM moderation Consciousness of Portions Mindful eating ... Read more
The Hideous Truth
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      9 comments

Over the last six or so months I have lost my mind and have completely forgotten that: a) I want to lose 100 pounds b) I deserve to feed myself nutritious food c) I am 45 and no longer have the metabolism of a 15 year old d) I'm pre-dia... Read more
The A-Z of Me
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      2 comments

Borrowed from LIBELULITA: A - Available or married: I'll be married for six months on Saturday - having an awesome time. B - Book: So many, but let's say A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole and A Wrinkle In Time by Madeline ... Read more
I Haven't Eaten Any Form of Chocolate In The Last Five Days
Monday, January 28, 2013      6 comments

...and I haven't KILLED ANYBODY!!!! emoticon ... Read more
FAKING IT UNTIL I MAKE IT Because I'm not Feeling It.
Friday, January 18, 2013      11 comments

I've been on and off Sparkpeople, lurking, not really participating because I felt like a phony since I'm not really doing anything. Not really eating well, not eating that bad, but living like I don't have a weight problem. Not working out. ... Read more
Trying To Get The Feeling Again
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      4 comments

This old gem popped into my head when I was thinking of a title for this blog post:
FfkLaO0e7XY It's not about romance for me, it's about my commitment to myself. I miss being all fired up ba... Read more
Needed To Read This Today...
Friday, October 12, 2012      9 comments

I'm a big fan of "thought for the day" type books; I have all kinds: recovery, codependency, compulsive overeating, buddhism, creativity, "living juicy", etc. I don't read each one of them every day - I'd never get to work on time! I just pick... Read more

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