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Tracking my food again and seeing results!
Saturday, February 06, 2016      5 comments

Starting weight on 12/30/15: 172 lbs First goal (regain a healthy BMI): Shed 23 lbs Stretch goal: Shed 30 lbs Total loss so far: 9.2 lbs Average loss per week: 1.69 lbs I've lost weight before and kept it off for several years (35+ pounds in 2... Read more
19 days have felt like a year
Friday, June 10, 2011      0 comments

Nineteen days ago, I told my boyfriend that I wanted to break up (instead of signing a lease together for what was practically my dream house, and he really liked it too). We had been having problems for a very long time, and I felt basically u... Read more
Drastic life changes
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      0 comments

I was supposed to sign a new lease with my boyfriend today, for a beautiful historic house that I was so excited about. We were going to have more space, a backyard for our pets, and live near my friends. We've been dating for 5 years and have l... Read more
Stressed but some good news :)
Sunday, April 03, 2011      1 comments

My job has been especially stressful lately! And it might continue to be for a while. On the bright side though, I heard from my doctor that my biopsies were negative and my sonogram was normal. :) I still have some medical issues to figure out,... Read more
More medical stuff...
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      2 comments

Tomorrow morning I'm getting a sonogram to try to figure out what's wrong with my menstrual cycle...Normally I would think this sounds unpleasant, but compared to last week's painful biopsies, I'm not too worried about it. Hopefully the doctors ... Read more
Apparently I didn't break my metabolism :)
Saturday, March 19, 2011      2 comments

I've had binge eating disorder/sometimes bulimia since 2008. I was able to keep my weight within a 10-pound range for the first 2 years or so, while the bingeing wasn't so frequent and I was just trying to hide my problem. But it kept getting wo... Read more
Waiting for cervical biopsy test results...scared
Thursday, March 17, 2011      8 comments

So...I had an abnormal Pap test in December and tested positive for HPV. The frustrating thing is, when I followed up with my regular GYN, she told me that 1)I was almost guaranteed to have an abnormal Pap because I had an infection at the time ... Read more
Reminder of where I've been and what I'm recovering from...
Monday, March 14, 2011      2 comments

I finally cleaned out my car today. I've been avoiding it for a long time, partly because for the last few years I've had an eating disorder -- up until New Year's, I frequently binged on junk food and hid the trash in my car. Today I went throu... Read more

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