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A Good GP is Hard To Find

Saturday, April 30, 2016      2 comments

I had a low food day yesterday. I rarely eat so little. My protein and carbs were 79 /46. I was targeting 110 / 80, but I just wasn't hungry. The two days prior, I had well over my goal, so I figure one low day won't hurt. It's unlikely to hap... Read more

Fear of Missing Out

Thursday, April 28, 2016      4 comments

I listened to a good podcast this morning about the Fear of Missing Out. People with food relationship issues sometimes get anxi... Read more

Next Stop: Midpoint Appointment

Monday, April 25, 2016      0 comments

I had my bariatric matrix appointment at Swedish today. I'm not sure why it's called that. I suppose because I'm seeing a matrix of specialists? I met with the dietician and the psychologist. I passed both with flying colors! Read more

Making My Own Inspiration

Friday, April 22, 2016      2 comments

My hard copy journal has become my home lately. Honestly, there isn't much going on there either. I will say this: I have my first appointment wi... Read more

For Posterity's Sake

Tuesday, April 12, 2016      3 comments

I haven't had much time to log in to Sparkpeople lately because I've been focusing on being my positive, fabulous ole self! I've been tracking and reflecting using a hard copy tracker and my online tribe here sort of fell away and I haven't had... Read more

Why I Love My Mom

Sunday, April 03, 2016      4 comments

Since I have bariatric appointments scheduled this month, it was time to tell my boss for leave purposes and my mom because I know how concerned she is with the simplest of surgeries. I emailed the boss. The only thing I hesitated telling her ab... Read more

Week 9 Review

Wednesday, March 23, 2016      1 comments

My goals this past week: 1) emoticon Practice daily affirmations. Read more

Taking that First Step

Friday, March 18, 2016      6 comments

I finally registered for a weight loss seminar at Swedish. It's the first step in the process for surgery. My sleep doctor recommended it back in 2010. That was the first time I remotely considered it. And even then, I only got as far as mak... Read more

Practicing Consistency

Wednesday, March 16, 2016      1 comments

Weekly Review (3/9 - 3/15) My goals: 1) emoticon Practice daily affirmations. Read more

I Can. I Should. I Will. Arguing Why I Can

Sunday, March 13, 2016      0 comments

This will be brief. Wanted to share a recorded message from my fat loss coach, EB. I've blogged about arguing for your weaknesses before, but she does a great job reminding us about it here. Let me know what you think. Are you ready to ... Read more

My Latest Just One Thing

Friday, March 11, 2016      4 comments

My coach at asked how she could help me, so I wrote a lengthy note describing where I'm at. I didn't want her to waste our time explaining what macro nutrients are. So, I described what I see are my two struggles of late, both c... Read more

Weekly Review

Wednesday, March 09, 2016      2 comments

Weekly Review (3/2 - 3/8) My goals: 1) emoticon Practice daily affirmations. Read more

How to Deal with Screw Ups

Monday, March 07, 2016      5 comments

No, not your screwed up family members. emoticon This is about the inevitable missteps in your fat loss journey. ... Read more

Inside a Binge

Sunday, March 06, 2016      2 comments

Elizabeth Benton's latest podcast is too powerful not to share. Shame is a huge isolator. You are not alone. emoticonRead more

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