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I got back into my "fat pants"

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      7 comments

My jeans fit again! They're a size 14 but they fit again! Actually I'm not sure what size they are. I used to be in an 8-10-12 range when I was at my smallest (depending on the brand). Then I switched to Banana Republic Tall jeans -- the Gap... Read more

Its all fun and games until your fat pants don't fit

Friday, January 09, 2015      7 comments

Okay day six or so of my reboot. I'm staying below 1600 calories (I didn't want to cut too low too fast). I'm doing well I think, with food. Been cooking a lot more. My hubs got in a car accident last night. He's okay, but his c... Read more

Wedding Photos

Sunday, January 04, 2015      9 comments

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Holy crap I got fat again...

Sunday, January 04, 2015      17 comments

I did it to myself. I am now over 230 pounds again. Not just a little over 200... I had to order larger jeans, and now those jeans no longer fit. My belly is back. My arms are jiggly... and I feel like crap. I've been sick for months... my ... Read more

82 Days + Engagement Photos

Tuesday, July 15, 2014      16 comments

I got my engagement photos back yesterday. They look great. I still think I look a little lumpy in some, but I'm not going to post those. I've been terrible the past few weeks. I was going strong, and then hit a wall of fried food, booze... Read more

96 Days

Monday, June 30, 2014      6 comments

96 days... until my wedding. Man this is going by quick. Most of the stuff is done... just little stuff now. I've been sucking at weight loss. Food. Food is delicious. Food that is free and unhealthy has been my downfall this week. I ... Read more

109 Days

Tuesday, June 17, 2014      4 comments

I have 109 days to whip myself in shape for my wedding. A friend of mine were talking last night about pictures on FB of daughters and their fathers on Father's Day -- most of them were the girls in their wedding dresses. We both *semi-sha... Read more

114 Days

Thursday, June 12, 2014      8 comments

114 Days Sh*ts getting real. Planning has to be done. Why are there so many little details to take care of? I’m trying to not let it stress me out but money is a big deal. My mother took my “there is no budget” wedding and slashed h... Read more

125 Days

Sunday, June 01, 2014      5 comments

What can I do in 125 days? I am going to find out. What’s in 125 days? My wedding. Eep! The dress, the show, the party. I’m excited. What I’m not excited about is how I look. I did a quickie blog to show I wasn’t dead a few days ago,... Read more

Three Month Update -- Short Story

Tuesday, May 27, 2014      9 comments

So I haven't blogged since February. Short list of really big things that happened: 1) Moved out of my parents house 2) Fiance moved in! 3) Got hired as a full time assistant professor 4) My mom took my "no budget" wedding and ga... Read more

New Study Supports Body Shape Index as Predictor of Mortality

Tuesday, February 25, 2014      6 comments

Try out this calculator: http://www-ce.ccny.cuny.
s/body-shape-index-study.cfm New Study Supports Body Shape Index as Predictor of Mortality In 20... Read more


Tuesday, February 11, 2014      9 comments

So today was a whirlwind. I don't want to get into specifics but my family has mental problems… that are being exacerbated by the fact that we are selling my parents house (or trying to). Trying to keep my father from driving my mother to ... Read more

And now for a happier blog!

Wednesday, February 05, 2014      6 comments

I haven't been on in awhile. So two blogs in one day to make up! The other was focused on the Biggest Loser. Holy crap! Read that if you want. This one is about other stuff. I have slowly been losing the weight. My fat pants are s... Read more

SPOILERS – My thoughts on the BL Finale

Wednesday, February 05, 2014      11 comments

SPOILERS – My thoughts on the BL Finale I love the Biggest Loser. It was a great motivating tool for me. Season 11 made me get my butt off the couch. Season 12 kept me moving. Season 14 was an inspiration... Season 15 was kind of anno... Read more


Tuesday, January 21, 2014      10 comments

I needed a bit of yay! One of the schools I'm adjuncting at just put up a posting for an assistant professor job. The dept chair has been talking to me for awhile, and it looks like they tailored it for me. Instead of it being a straight ... Read more

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