ADARKARA
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Being Strong is Hard
Thursday, April 17, 2014      21 comments

I constantly try to look for the positive in everything, as I know there are many people in this world who have life much worse than I do. I am just finding myself overwhelmed with the every day task of being an adult. It sucks, and I hate it. ... Read more
Haven't Done This In A While!
Sunday, April 13, 2014      11 comments

A menu blog!!! Tonight: Baked Ziti w/ Meatballs and Tossed Salad Monday: Ribeye, Baked Potatoes, Spinach Salad w/ Tangerines Tuesday: Chicken Tacos, Veggie-Infused Black Beans, Rice Weds: Pork Chops, Braised Fennel and White ... Read more
Spice Up Your Weight Loss #5 - The Wonders of Fennel
Tuesday, April 08, 2014      10 comments

Pork. How I love thee, let me count the ways. Many of you have probably never eaten fresh fennel. I hadn't until recently either, mostly because it's often described as having an anise-like licorice-y flavor, of which I am not a fan. I tri... Read more
Question About Anxiety
Friday, April 04, 2014      9 comments

Ok, I'm supposed to get a visit from Aunt Flow starting this evening. My anxiety is *always* higher the few days before, and during ovulation is practically non-existent, so I *know* it's hormones, but why does ordering food at work give me such... Read more
DUDE - It's my Sparkversary!
Thursday, April 03, 2014      25 comments

2 years since becoming serious on Sparkpeople and I still love it here. emoticon I've lost 84 lbs with Spa... Read more
Feeling Glum
Tuesday, April 01, 2014      9 comments

Nothing really bad happening, just having a meh morning. Had to get up at 6 to go to the dentist. Woke up at 5:30 unable to fall back asleep. Fine, had breakfast and coffee and got out the door by 6:30 no problem. I don't love the dentist,... Read more
Joan Rivers says Lena Dunham is Promoting Obesity
Friday, March 28, 2014      17 comments

“You’re sending a message out to people saying, ‘It’s OK! Stay fat! Get diabetes. Everybody die. Lose your fingers.’” - Joan Rivers I personally am not a fan of eithe... Read more
Blogging for the Heck of It
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      9 comments

I haven't blogged much lately. In truth, I haven't felt much like it. Things are going fine, I'm not struggling, and I'm not having any crazy successes. I only really have one NSV from last week: I averaged more than 9,000 steps each day last we... Read more
The Law of Inverse Squares - A Weight Phenomenon!
Monday, March 24, 2014      18 comments

I WEIGH 400 LBS......... ....on Jupiter! Curious as to what you weigh on other planets, and maybe some stars? Check it out: www.exploratorium.edu/ro
nh/weight/ I LOVE SCIENCE SO MUCH. ... Read more
Woo Hoo, I've Made It! Sexual Harassment!
Saturday, March 15, 2014      27 comments

(Please note, I was not actually offended by this, and I only see this guy MAYBE twice a year, so I thought it was kind of funny.) I've made it to my sexy size! I just had a man say the following to me: "If you lose anymore weight ther... Read more
The Universe Speaks!
Wednesday, March 12, 2014      8 comments

I signed up a while back for e-mails from THE UNIVERSE (it's a mostly silly life affirming e-mail) but today's struck me: A coincidence? Andrea, do you think it's just a coincidence that you look exactly as you do? Do you think... Read more
Fiiiiiiiiiiiiiish! Or, Where I Conquer my Uncertainty of Whole Fish!
Sunday, March 09, 2014      10 comments

I've never cooked a whole fish before. I've cooked fillets, steaks, chunks, salt cod, fish stick, etc, but never a whole fish. So imagine my delight when I saw Norwegian cod on sale at H Mart (Korean Grocery Store) for $4.49/lb. Now I love cod, ... Read more
Spice Up Your Weight Loss #4 - Turmeric!
Friday, March 07, 2014      7 comments

Turmeric, from The Spice House: Turmeric, essential to curry powder, is a member of the ginger family. It has a light, musky flavor along with a brilliant golden-ora... Read more
24 Hours of Bad Food
Thursday, March 06, 2014      15 comments

No, I did not binge. I've just had really awful luck. Yesterday I got home from work to find raw chicken sitting in my crockpot. The crockpot was on and plugged in, but it had never heated up. I was mad because I had really been looking fo... Read more
Never EVER give up.
Friday, February 28, 2014      16 comments

The word stubborn often has negative connotations. stub·born [stuhb-ern] adjective 1. unreasonably obstinate; obstinately unmoving: a stubborn child. 2. fixed or set in purpose or opinion; resolute: a stubborn opponent of foreign ai... Read more

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