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Slight derailment. Tracks repaired; proceeding with caution.
Monday, October 31, 2016      6 comments

OK, so on Oct 21 I got myself back on track. Tracking food, planning all meals, shopping accordingly. By Friday, Oct 28 morning I'd lost 10 pounds. More importantly, I had not done any Emotional Eating. I decided when I start... Read more
Big Girl Wedding Dresses - Fashion Alert
Monday, October 24, 2016      5 comments

When I got married in 2005, it was so hard to find a plus-size wedding dress that had sleeves. I don't love my arms, and wanted them covered. After searching salons and looking online, I ended up buying a dress online through a random br... Read more
440 and a new day
Thursday, September 08, 2016      5 comments

I'm so grateful for time moving forward. Things got progressively worse yesterday, including a trip to the emergency vet for one of my cats. He had emergency surgery a little over a week ago, and started acting oddly last night, so off h... Read more
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      4 comments

All-time high. Life has been chaos for over 30 days now. My eating reflects that. Yesterday I reached out for help and today it blew up in my face. I asked my therapist to contact my GP to see if there are any resources here ... Read more
Yeah, so...
Thursday, March 17, 2016      8 comments

It's been a month since I blogged. My husband was sick for over 2 weeks last months from that horrible respiratory thing, and then I caught it. I haven't been that sick in years. I just finished 2 weeks of antibiotics and while the worst is o... Read more
Checking in
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      8 comments

Just wanted to say hello. My husband has been sick for about a week with something flu-like. I've caught a milder version of it. My dr appt that was canceled from the weather is tomorrow. I'm dreading it for so many reasons. I'll ... Read more
Snow day, no doctor's appointment, Happy Mardi Gras
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      0 comments

A big thank you to the folks who posted on my blog yesterday. Your support means a lot. It snowed last night and it's snowing today, so my appointment with my doctor is now next week. Not feeling very positive or motivated or insp... Read more
Monday, February 08, 2016      8 comments

I have an appointment to see my Primary Care physician tomorrow and I'm sitting here dreading it to the point that I'm physically ill. With Fibro and M.E., there is a lot of pain. Normal stuff like getting dressed in street clothes, get... Read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2016      1 comments

You know, it's said that you don't get more than you can handle. I call shenanigans on that. Over the past 4 months there have been deaths of friends and old classmates, extreme medical emergencies with family, emotional trauma in relation... Read more
Addiction, Acceptance, Abstinence
Sunday, November 22, 2015      7 comments

I'm not very good at this lately. In spite of not one but TWO therapists, all of the reading, all of the information, all of the knowledge I possess about nutrition, exercise, metabolism, weight loss, yadda yadda yadda, I cannot seem to g... Read more
Another binge and shame and tears
Wednesday, November 04, 2015      8 comments

This is so hard. I'm disgusted, frustrated, ashamed, angry. I don't even know what to say anymore that I haven't said a million times already. I would give anything to get rid of this. Every minute I'm awake is about this a... Read more
It's me again.
Monday, November 02, 2015      3 comments

First of all, I want to say thank you to everyone for the condolences for the loss of my friend. October was a hard month. Personally, I'm glad it's behind me. So here I am today. One pound away from my highest-ever-weight. I ha... Read more
Saturday, October 10, 2015      11 comments

I'm not sure if I wrote about this before, but an old friend lost her battle with stomach cancer and was in hospice care at her mom's house since Sept 23. She passed away on Oct 8th. I have been struggling since I realized that the... Read more
No clue
Friday, October 02, 2015      14 comments

I don't understand why I'm not losing weight. I'm really frustrated, so if you don't want to read a rant, you might want to leave now. :) I know my body isn't a robot that will do X if I do Y. BUT, with all the nutrition and health info ... Read more
Crawling still counts as moving forward
Wednesday, September 30, 2015      7 comments

It's so hard to keep going sometimes when I don't see progress. I'm trying to stay in the moment. I'm making healthy choices, getting some movement, ... Read more

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