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Therapy and Protein Powder
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      15 comments

I love my therapist. I found a Groupon for the website BetterHelp.com that gave me 2 months of unlimited messaging counseling for $99, and I figured at that price I'd give it a shot. The first counselor I was assigned was an idiot, so I switched... Read more
A Request for Ideas
Saturday, May 06, 2017      16 comments

Right now I'm doing my best to keep my head above water with all the things I feel I need to get done. I'm trying to play catch up but really I'm just treading water. I'm struggling with good ideas for posts on my Wellness blog, AMeasuredLife.co... Read more
A Difficult Week
Saturday, April 29, 2017      13 comments

As you all know, I've started online counseling to deal with what's going on in my life and marriage. I've been in marriage counseling for more than a year, and while the little things have improved, the big things are exactly the same. I have w... Read more
Update: Emotion Edition
Thursday, April 20, 2017      11 comments

So I finally decided that things weren't going to get better for me unless I went to counseling. A good friend of mine told me about BetterHelp.com and I found a Groupon that made it only $99 for 2 months of unlimited messaging counseling. Basic... Read more
How I'm Feeling
Monday, April 10, 2017      19 comments

The PMS is super bad this month. No tears today but I am SO DOWN. It lies to me and tells me I don't matter to anyone. My anxiety is ramped up too, and my chest feels like a big hole that can't be filled. I KNOW it's PMS. But it still sucks. The... Read more
Week 3 Clean Eating Update
Sunday, April 09, 2017      11 comments

This week was awful. I've been ridiculously emotional this week.Yesterday's eating was an absolute disaster. I'm PMSing something fierce and instead of crying it out yesterday I ate. Today I'm crying it out. My heart just hurts today. All the th... Read more
Clean Eating Update - Day 13 (video blog)
Friday, March 31, 2017      17 comments

So I'm smack dab in the middle of the 4-week Mostly Clean Meal Plan, and I'm actually shocked how well it's been going. I started this challenge for myself on March 19th and I weighed 176.6 lbs. My original goal weight was 160 lbs, but I've been... Read more
40 Things About Me
Monday, March 27, 2017      8 comments

Borrowed from MISSDORKNESS, ONEKIDSMOM, POLSKARENIA, et. al.: Learn 40 things about your friends and let them learn 40 things about you. 1. Do you like blue cheese? Only on buffalo wings. 2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? ... Read more
Miscellany
Saturday, March 18, 2017      11 comments

I'm still here. Life has been busy, in a good way. I wrapped up my bookkeeping business because both of my clients closed their businesses. No worries there. I started a NEW side job as a Younique makeup Presenter. I threw a party with my sponso... Read more
Winter 5% Challenge - Week 4 & 5 Review
Saturday, February 25, 2017      14 comments

I missed reviewing the challenge last week, and without going into detail, I've been depressed. I've been trying very hard to stay upbeat, but there is so much going on in my mind and heart right now that it's been a struggle. This very sh... Read more
If You're Stuggling Here, Read This
Thursday, February 23, 2017      12 comments

The root of every "evil" is looking to time and space for meaning, solutions, or identity; for friends, love, and laughter; for wealth, health, and harmony. The source of all material things is spirit, which is molded by your thoughts and ... Read more
Better Booty?
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      16 comments

I caught a glimpse in the mirror and thought maybe all those squats are paying off.... Read more
Loneliness and How You Sparkers Helped Me
Saturday, February 18, 2017      9 comments

I wrote on my big blog about how you guys helped me the other day when I felt lonely. ameasuredlife.com/2017/0
2/18/you-arent-alone-even-
when-youre-lonely/ ... Read more
Winter 5% Challenge - Week 3 Review
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      10 comments

This week was decidedly better than the week before, food wide. I DID go over on Thursday. (Thursday seems to be my day?) But a loss happened, so I'm pleased. In fact, I got 2nd place in weight loss! ... Read more
LIES: The Currency of Infomercials
Monday, January 30, 2017      15 comments

It's 6:40 and the only thing on is infomercials. UGH. NutriBullet Lean to be specific. All I'm hearing from the presenter is LIES LIES LIES in the guise of buzzwords. "Unlock the weight loss code." WHAT?! "Nutrients ready ... Read more

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