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Mixed Episode and Marriage Rebound?
The incident with the house (me not wanting to go through with it, my husband pushing it down my throat) really rocked our marriage. He held it against me and then decided to accept a position working nights, meaning that his schedule interrupts... Read more
All Kinds Of Things
I don't get a chance to write here often, so there are a lot of updates to write about.
The first is my stalled weight loss. I have been stable at 142 when I want to drop to 125. I started going to the gym again (where I'm now an employee) ... Read more
Weight Loss Steady- 2lbs/Week!
Well, I'm finally losing weight like I intend to. If I keep it at this pace (so, baring plateaus), I'll it goal at the end of April. I think that May is probably more realistic, however I'm still shooting for April. Woohoo!!!
In other news,... Read more
Weight Loss Easier With Thyroid Under Control!
Unbeknownst to me, I've had a thyroid condition (Hashimoto's) for years. This is a condition where your body's antibodies attack the thyroid, causing a reduction in the production of the thyroid hormone, thyroxine. Thyroxine is responsible for r... Read more
How to Get Hubby To Stop Eating So Much and Gaining Weight?
While I'm losing weight and trying to kick these last 28 lbs to the curb, my husband is busy gaining the lbs I'm losing.
He's not "fat", but he's not in shape either. He's 41 and, like many men his age and older, carries weight in the tumm... Read more
Marriage Improvement 101
I learned recently that TRUST is the basis of marriage! I feel like, after 4 years of marriage, I have finally mastered (or at least come close to mastering) this concept.
My husband is a playful, free-spirited person. He likes to play joke... Read more
Bridging Differences and Moving On
My husband was becoming increasingly more psychologically, emotionally, and verbally abusive. He even got super angry with me one morning when I came out and into the living room (where our office is) at about 7am because I couldn't sleep. I jus... Read more
If asked directly, my husband will swear until "the cows come home" (as my grandmother used to say) that he's endlessly supportive of me through my bipolar and Hashimonto's Autoimmune disease (the body attacking the thyroid). He'll point to exam... Read more
Hashimoto's - Autoimmune Disease
Well, isn't this nice?!!! The medical practice I go to has a website where you can log in and see your chart, including your health stats, test results, etc. I always make use of this and check out the numbers my doctors are basing their decisio... Read more
Finally- Diagnosed With Hypothyroidism
I've been going downhill in terms of fatigue, hair loss, and all of the typical warning signs of a thyroid issue for a couple of years now. Every time they tested my thyroid they claimed it was normal and that my issues must have been stemming f... Read more
I did it! I wrote the email to my therapist and canned her. I already have a new one lined up who I like so much more, so it's okay that I dumped that one.
There are several reasons why I dumped her. This was the icing on the cake though. S... Read more
Blogging one of the most effective weight loss tools
I was just reading the "success stories" section of thatsfit.com, and blogging came up frequently as a way that helped people to lose massive amounts of weight, like 100+ lbs. One lady lost an astonishing 300 lbs!!! Wow, my 20 more lbs to lose i... Read more
I've Been "Bad" Today! And, About My Change
I have to confess: Today I've been bad. I haven't really done a darn thing around here. I did do the dishes in the morning, this consisting of stacking the dishwasher and running it, however I haven't put away the dishes and haven't done anythin... Read more
Lonely Today :(
I don't understand the cause of my loneliness. I'm normally at home during the day by myself because my husband is at work, so during this time I am normally alone and am usually busy. I'm used to it and fill my day with stuff to do.
Today... Read more
The "Skinny Top" Fits!!!!!
I have this very slinky top that zips up the side that was always about two inches from being able to zip up. I bought it online, thinking that I was thinner than I was. I guessed at a smaller size than what I should have gotten.
Anyway, a ... Read more