A little competition 'mongst the fabric slingers...
My boss has been freaking out because she's gained weight. She's a tall, slender woman, and I can't tell she's gained, but she insists she has (and I can tell you it's not from eating bad but from the insane amount of stress that we've all been ... Read more
Love makes me chubby... and laziness. Definentely laziness.
The reality of the situation here is that my boyfriend and I suck at cooking. There, I said it. I admit it, I avoid cooking. I hate wasting food, so I'm afraid of ruining dinner and having to throw it out. I love looking for new recipes to try, ... Read more
There is no greater reality check than a skirt that won't zip.
I have this skirt. It's red, it's plaid, it's pleated, and it would have looked hella cute with my Marceline the Vampire Queen shirt which is a red/white design on black. So I... Read more
Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?!? Um... maybe?
Ahh, Easter in Michigan, where you never know year to year what it's going to be like. Will there be four feet of snow on the ground and all the eggs will be well and truly hidden until May? Or will it be sunny and beautiful and picture perfect?... Read more
Great timing there, chief.
It's just my luck that I come down with a cold just as it's getting nice out. UGH, what the frack, immune system?! Haven't I been giving you what you need to keep me safe from ye olde creeping crud? Especially Taylor's creeping crud; thought for... Read more
"I don't feel bad, and that's good! I'm feeling good, and that's not bad!"
(Why yes, I was watching Wreck-It Ralph last night, how'd you know?)
This last week I haven't consumed a drop of soda, have pre-packed my work lunch with good-for-me things, and have taken all my vitamins and such in the correct amounts (no... Read more
You win some, you lose some...
I have discovered that while one is on time off of work it is very easy to track foods and exercise and all those things... but when one returns to work and real life.... eh, not so much. *grin* While I may not be writing down every single thin... Read more
Feed me, Seymour!
I have discovered that being constantly hungry does nothing for my state of being.
Today I have been hungry, and very restless and grouchy with it. I made a proper breakfast. I had a healthy snack. I had a salad with good proteins for lun... Read more
Aren't we a whiny little VelvetAlchemist today!
Thing one I have realized about why I keep losing track.
Logging everything is a pain! Yeah, I said it. A PAIN. Seriously, picture me with a small green notebook in my left hand, a pen (a nice one) in my right, walking around my apartment loo... Read more
yesterday I re-affirmed my desire and drive to get myself back in shape. Not skinny, not flat-bellied, not perfect... just fit. To be able to run up stairs without getting winded, to fit all my clothes, to just be... fit. I drank water, I logg... Read more
Donut break over, back to work!
Happy new year! Unlike last year, I started this year off right by NOT being late to work first day out. How'd I manage this? By not having to work on the 1st because I am far too expensive for my store to afford paying me time and a half. HA! *... Read more
So it's come down to this...
I don't know why I bother jumping on the scale anymore. All it does is glare back in big red numbers and tell me that I'm doing things wrong. As of five this morning I have officially reached my highest adult weight. I told myself I'd never be... Read more
Super pre-shrunk for your esteem-shattering needs!
Sooo... I bought a few Halloween tees yesterday because it's that time of year and who would I be if I didn't score more witchy apparel... and I picked up my normal size... and... either the clothing companies are totally screwing with me or I a... Read more
Couln't have said it better myself...
No surprise, I am a HUGE fan of The Oatmeal. What's The Oatmeal, you ask? The Oatmeal, AKA Matthew Inman, is a web artist who is just a wee bizarre who has several comics (and a book!) about struggling with "The Blerch" and dieting and why he r... Read more
Get the behind me, sugary carbonation...
As I sit here I'm consciously trying to keep myself from slouching. I am a horrrrrrrible sloucher. When I'm at my laptop I slouch. When I'm working at the computer at work I slouch. It's comfortable, it doesn't take effort, I just wanna slump ov... Read more
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