Today's measerments made me cry (in a good way)
Sunday, May 27, 2012      7 comments

So today was my weigh in day and I hit 200.4 lbs (from 337). Seeing that nice round number, that heralded entering the 100's soon, inspired me to take my measurements, which I hadn't done in 6 months. Here they are: ... Read more
Why do I need plenty of food in the house to feel secure?
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      5 comments

So things are pretty tight for me this month. The 2 short term/extra income jobs I thought I had lined up this month and was counting on never materialized. Needless to say the larder is pretty bare since this is about the fourth month in a row ... Read more
Making a blah day a little better
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      2 comments

So this morning I had a really hard time getting myself up and moving. I've been feeling tired and run down and I have a cold sore which usually means my body is trying to fight something off (or I've just got another tattoo ) ... Read more
The Ah-ha Moment
Sunday, May 20, 2012      5 comments

First off I did my weigh in today and I'm down 2.2 lbs. since last Sunday emoticon Now on to what I really want to ... Read more
So it's been almost 2 years and everything has changed
Saturday, May 19, 2012      7 comments

Yeah so I haven't made a blog post in almost two years, but in that time my whole life and weight loss journey has changed. At the end of June 2011 I had the RNY gastric by-pass surgery and it was the best decision of my life. As of last Sunday... Read more
The First Day of the Rest of My Life
Thursday, July 15, 2010      3 comments

Today I went for a walk outside. By myself. To most people this wouldn't be a big accomplishment, heck this time 2 years ago it wouldn't have been a big deal to me. After all this time two years ago I was frantically preparing for my upco... Read more
Long Term Goal and Plan
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      4 comments

Ultimate Goal: Go from 331 lbs to 160 lbs by 12/5/12 and increase my fitness and quality of life in that time. I will do this by: - Pursuing weight-loss surgery, either Lap-band or gastric bypass (not sure which yet). I have alre... Read more
Old Intended Post Found
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      0 comments

I found this post in a seldom used sticky-note program on my computer. I think I wrote it in January or February 2010 in a moment of clarity from the depression, anxiety, and agoraphobia that continued for months before and after this was writte... Read more
The Doctors scale is evil I tell you!
Monday, September 21, 2009      3 comments

So I just got back from getting my flu shot at the Dr.'s (not soon enough to stop me from getting a nice cold with cough of coarse) and as per standard procedure they had me get on the scale. Since I've been working out so much I was happy to ki... Read more
trying to get on the wagon again... can you tell the driver to slow down?
Thursday, September 10, 2009      5 comments

Once again I have a plan soo lets try this... once more with feeling. Back in May I started the South Beach diet. I made it through the 2 weeks of the harsh phase 1 only to go completely overboard the moment I was 'allowed' carbs again... ... Read more
Starting the South Beach Diet
Sunday, May 31, 2009      0 comments

So starting tomorrow I enter phase 1 of the South Beach diet. All veggies and protein for 2 weeks. Not even fruit. It's supposed to brake the body's addiction to carbs or something, I just skimmed that part. My PCOS doc recommended it to help wi... Read more
Yay Memorial Day weekend!
Monday, May 25, 2009      0 comments

So I've been super active this weekend! This is great since last week was a bad mental health week. emoticon Yesterd... Read more
Health and fitness update.
Thursday, May 14, 2009      1 comments

So I went to a specialist and I have PCOS which means yay more pills, but at least it should allow me to finally loose weight. Apparently insulin resistance is a problem so I have to take a pill with the first bite of every meal and eat low carb... Read more
So this is it...
Saturday, March 14, 2009      4 comments

The Big One. The One We've All Been Waiting For.... I'm at the beginning again. Very frustrating to get sick right after getting home and loosing all the stamina I built up while walking around Europe. Oh well, at least I'm starting to care abo... Read more