I've been hesitant to write here. Last year was quite depressing for me, and frankly, a wash. It just hit me that after finishing college, I still ended up doing jobs that I didn't even need a degree for-jobs that I set out to avoid by going to ... Read more
the Importance of Choice
I feel like ever since I admitted to myself that I have an addiction to food, I've used it as a crutch. The reality is that I have lost weight before. I have before, and I can again. Addiction or not, everything boils down to choice. Addiction ... Read more
Started Personal Training
I had my first session of personal training last Thursday. Man I got my butt kicked! I have a feeling that things are going to really start getting better though! One other thing that I am excited for is seeing the original counselor that I saw... Read more
Time for another Strategy
Work has been going well. I have been out of training for 4 weeks now. My fiance also got a job there. He will be starting on the 6th. Financially, we're going to be set. I am so thankful and happy.
Health wise, I have fallen back into old ha... Read more
I quit my job yesterday
I was offered employment closer to my home, so I decided that it was time to quit the job that required commuting 20 miles each way. On top of that, my co-workers were not very polite or accepting of me. There were 6 of us-all women, and approxi... Read more
It's Been A Very Long Time. I Am Ready To Come Back
Since my last post, Adam and I graduated with our BA's with honors. I was lucky enough to have a job at a local clinic as a scheduler that I started working the week after I graduated. We finally moved back out. Unfortunately, the toll it took o... Read more
Banishing the Negativity!
So far, 2014 has been quite eventful for me. From moving into my parents' house with my fiance, and working on completing my last two terms of college, and now looking for work, I can definitely say that food has been my coping mechanism-big tim... Read more
10 days so far
I have been wheat free for 10 days now (today will be day 11). While I do feel better about it, I've noticed something else: I've eaten WAAAY too much candy! In fact, I've been having crazy sugar cravings! It's nuts! I've been thinking about it... Read more
Spring has Sprung!
I was so happy to finally finish Winter term! I am officially on Spring break, but I still have to do some research relevant to my senior project. I can't believe I have about 85 days until I graduate! I started a count-down in my planner around... Read more
This is seriously really hard! It's difficult to just uproot my entire diet! Needless to say, I've stumbled quite a few times over the last three or four days! I've gone from being afraid to eat anything to the mentality of "aw, who cares, I've ... Read more
I have totally overhauled my diet, and I have to say, I feel much better. I don't have the pain that I was experiencing before.
On Friday, I went to the casino and the buffet with my fiance and his family. His sister was visiting from Illinoi... Read more
A More Serious Wake-Up Call...
So, these last couple of weeks (okay, more like three or four) I've been having some stomach pains nausea, and in particular, pain on my right-hand side just below my rib cage.
Because I FINALLY got health care, I decided to go to the doctor ... Read more
Woah, is the month already almost over!?
Wow. I cannot believe it's been so long since I've posted here.
I have fallen and gotten back up so many times it's not even funny. The good news is that since the 16th, I have consistently tracked all my food, and have made more of an effort... Read more
Well, No Help There...
Yesterday my sister, my brother, my mom, and I went to the gym. I had a good workout, and I finally started feeling better after having coped with food for the stress that I'm experiencing because of school. On the way home, we were talking and ... Read more
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Unexpected source of Motivation
Since my fiance and I have moved back home, we have been hanging out with my brothers a lot more. They have a lot of interesting ideas for things to do that Adam and i normally wouldn't have done on our own, and since we are saving a ton of mone... Read more