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Fan Freaking Phenomenal Tastic
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      6 comments

Smash the Scale - I am ALL IN.
scale-revolution.html Last year I put my scale away indefinitely. Not only has it been freeing, it has been empowering. It has even ... Read more
Credit where due, especially to yourself.
Friday, December 20, 2013      1 comments

I've been in counseling for 3 years and on meds for nearly that long. I have learned more things than I could likely even put into words. One of the bigger things is to give myself credit for the things I do right or correctly or well, credit ... Read more
"Not Just Sad" - depression part 4(?)
Tuesday, December 17, 2013      5 comments

I saw an article on Pinterest today from Spark and clicked over to read it.
?id=1804 "The Hidden Signs of Depression" Subtitled: Sadness isn't the only symptom. ... Read more
Have you met my Big Black Dog?
Friday, December 13, 2013      2 comments

I've written a lot over the years about my struggle with depression. The last two posts here were about my struggle with depression. A few days ago I saw a post on Upworthy on facebook called "What is Depression" and it likened it to having a B... Read more
Insulting - post-depression blog thoughts
Tuesday, December 10, 2013      5 comments

I have blogged a LOT on my two personal blogs about depression and my own struggles and journey. If you want the links, let me know and I'll post them. I haven't posted as much here. Here I try to be positive and encouraging and "Yes, we all ... Read more
d-mn the depression anyway
Monday, December 09, 2013      6 comments

I struggle with depression. I have for years. I am on meds and see a counselor regularly. But some days it overshadows everything else. I feel like I'm walking in a light fog/mist or through hip deep water. Everything feels harder than it sho... Read more
I keep planning to write this.....
Sunday, September 08, 2013      5 comments

I keep planning to write up a post about where I'm at these days and what is working for me. But I always think of it at work, where I shouldn't be blogging .... I should be *working*. Now it is a weekend after a lovely Saturday and I have to ... Read more
2 compliments
Monday, August 05, 2013      9 comments

I decided a few weeks back to put away my scale indefinitely. It has done nothing but upset and depress me for MONTHS. I haven't gained anything, which is good, but I haven't lost anything either. As I stated on my last blog I also realized I... Read more
as if I needed another symptom
Sunday, July 28, 2013      5 comments

For the first four months of this year I consistently went to the gym an average of 4 days a week every single week and saw no change in my body or weight. In addition I replaced my afternoon coca cola with water, so there definitely should hav... Read more
Day whatever - so, i jogged the other day
Monday, July 01, 2013      4 comments

Last weekend I got upset about something. As usual I pictured myself running out my frustration. Usually I picture it and then go have a cupcake or something, but considering the timing I decided that maybe I should start running. See, th... Read more
Day 3 - more meh
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      2 comments

Saw some comments on my last two blogs, figured I'd check in again. Tracked everything late last night. Calories way high, but I expected them to be so whatevs. Didn't even clear 5k for the entire day, again, didn't expect to though. ... Read more
Day 2 - reset, doin ok
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      2 comments

Thought I'd check in again quick. i didn't quite get 5k before leaving work yesterday, but did nearly get to 3k, which is a significant improvement. My sister texted to see if I wanted to join her at the gym after work and since I had nothing ... Read more
Day I've lost track - fail
Monday, June 24, 2013      5 comments

So, it's been a couple weeks since I blogged. And nearly as long since I tracked. At least that long since I actually paid attention to that steps goal of mine. Well, paid attention in a way that would cause me to intentionally try to do more ... Read more
day 2 - meh
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      5 comments

meh day. didn't get 5k at work. again with the excuses etc. Overslept this morning so I took a short lunch to make up for it. got 3500 though, which was better than yesterday .... i think. hit 5k putzing around my house tonight, so that's n... Read more
Habits day 1 - 1 for 2
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      4 comments

Day one of new focus. 5,000 steps - nope. Just under 4k. But I have excuses ... not that it makes much difference. I got paid 3 days early and wanted to get the check deposited so I could hang out with a friend tonight. less than 4k isn... Read more

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