Strangers that treat you better than your own friends.
Don't you just hate it when someone posted a mystery status like "THECRAZYMANGO doesn't understand why strangers treat me better than my own friends do."
Oh, wait. That was me! ... Read more
Years later.. a noticeable difference in my self esteem!
A couple years before I started my journey, my best friend and I went out drinking. We always had fun.. but part of me hated the get dressed up part. Nothing looked good on me and I never felt "sexy". In fact, I felt like I was the "ugly" and "f... Read more
Last Health Update (I hope!)
Okay, I hope this is my final health update about what has been going on for me in the last few weeks.
Basically, the doctors say there is nothing wrong with me. The tests came back normal. On Wednesday and Thursday, I had no symptoms (nau... Read more
Rising up from the ashes... I even got a tattoo to remind me!
Once I said I wanted to lose 100 pounds.. it seemed like a done deal. Eventually, I got there, chipping away the pounds. It took three years but I did it. For me, I know I made that change that I am not ever, EVER, going back on. This is worth t... Read more
My FIRST gym bag!
Do you know what this is?!
My very FIRST gym bag packed and ready!!! ... Read more
Try being in THEIR shoes before you judge!
Today my sore throat is almost non-existent.
Also, I only got nauseous and dizzy for 20 minutes today. ... Read more
No answers yet from the doc!
Today, I went to the doctor for my dizziness, nauseous, and muscle soreness. Because I also had a sore throat while there, they tested me for strep. Negative. Waiting for the cultures to come back to double check. They are testing me for thyroi... Read more
Summer Vacation Report :)
Who wants to hear about my vacation?! Well, good. You came to the right blog!
I got up ... Read more
Maintained muscle mass while losing 15#! WooHoo!
For those that do not know, I work at a YMCA. Part of my job is where I give orientations to new members on how to operate the weight training machines. I, also, provide fitness evaluations.
Eventually, another part of my job is to provide... Read more
Growing Pains - Grieving Friendships
With this journey, putting aside the physical changes, I have grew tremendously inside as a person in the last three years. As I grew as a person, I outgrew some of my closest friends. Each and every time, it is hard for me to let go even throug... Read more
No one likes to be laughed at.
No one likes to be laughed at.
Especially, by their own mother.
That is what happened tonight. Every time she does it, I feel so foolish. Almost stupid.
Tonight, I stood up for me and told her to stop. She was like, "I wasn't la... Read more
Angry Binge: Letter to guys in my life.
I know this is my second blog of the day.. but I really need to vent.
As I finishing off the box of Triscuits I brought just yesterday afternoon, I realized I was angry.
The angry where you want to smash many, many ceramics things.
... Read more
Dehydrated or Overtraining?
That is the question.
Am I dehydrated or am I overtraining or a combination of both?
Last week, I felt I did alot of exercise and started lifting everyday. It was different muscle groups that got rotated. I was even having alot of fun... Read more
Excited for life.
Ever feel like something HUGE is going to happen and your life is about to change forever? Well, right now that is how I feel!
Besides, for the first time in my life ... Read more
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Long Blog: Vent on hurtful accusation of being too healthy.
Today, I was grumpy and was venting to my ex online, the one that's moving four doors from me in like two weeks.
I was venting to him about a lot of things going on in my life. One of the things specifically was how my friend keeps calling... Read more