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random thoughts about goals.. the AMA and my day in bed.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

First, I have been floundering for the next big goal. I walked Bloomsday, a 12 k in May and have been mostly coasting since then. Weight wise, I am kissing the goal of 10% lost. I have a great program in mind, but used the rain as an excuse to sleep in, not bike to work and then they cancelled my water aerobics class. I was doing some reading today on Spark and ran my BMI numbers. I currently have a BMI of 43 which is morbidly obese. If I lost 35 pounds, I would have a BMI of 39, which is just OBESE. which is a great goal to shoot for, I want to be OBESE.

and I agree with the AMA about obesity being a disease. Like addiction. With medical treatments. It's all about lifestyle choice but sometimes there are medical physiological reasons behind the eating choices, and those can be treated.

Like depression, can be treated. I am wondering if my decision to skip workout all week, sleep as late as I could, call in sick today ( no deadlines) and basically slugfest it is a sign of depression or a day of self care? I am so dragging tired. I had reduced my prozak, maybe I should up it again? my doc thinks the dragging tired is a reaction to the med overdose induced diarrhea, and now that my meds are adjusted, and I m taking three doses of benefiber a day, it's better and I wont feel so tired all the time. we'll see, it's only been 5 days since the meds were adjusted.

I feel much better for taking the day. I have energy to cook dinner, and am plotting a garage sale, to reduce the clutter and clean my house and earn some money. I have two weeks vacation coming, and I think the garage sale should be the capstone event of my staycation, where I spend no Money.
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    "It's all about lifestyle choice but sometimes there are medical physiological reasons behind the eating choices, and those can be treated."

    I totally agree. 20 months ago I sounded just like you do now.

    Have you ever considered that your problem could be gluten and other food senstivities? I know it may sound crazy, but just changing our diet to eliminate gut damaging food relieved my family of depression (FYI, 90% of serotonin is produced in the gut, not the brain), insomnia, anxiety, migraines, exzema, menopausal hell, IBS, hearburn, high blood pressure, scary cholesterol numbers, not enough energy to keep up with our life, joint pain, a dependency on pain meds, thyroid and adrenal dysfunction, food cravings, and those who need to are losing weight effortlessly. Nobody is on any medication... all eliminated for the last 18 months.

    If you're interested in knowing more, just look thorugh my blog. I've been detailing our experiences there. I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have.

    1826 days ago
  • JOHGLO2011
    Glad you are feeling better - best of luck with the garage sale! emoticon
    1826 days ago
    I am glad you are feeling better. Good Luck with garage sale.
    1826 days ago
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