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Another win
Friday, March 30, 2018      2 comments

It's so funny how much I've gotten away from just using this site to write about physical health but in the end physical health and mental health fall under the same umbrella, it's below the neck vs above. So my win, I've been having issue... Read more
A game changer
Friday, February 23, 2018      3 comments

So last year I had my fourth major breakdown (I've had anxiety since childhood and bipolar since likely 13/14 years old), I ended up taking off most of July at work and withdrawing from a class. I spent some time in the hospital as an inpatient ... Read more
2018 resolution
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      4 comments

I have one resolution this year. Yep, one. It has many facets but it's a single resolution...I resolve to care for and take care of myself. Managing my mental illnesses falls under this. Eating more fruits, vegetables and lean protein and fewer ... Read more
Can’t quite do what I’d usually do....
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      3 comments

I have a spiral fracture in my fibula coming into it on Christmas Eve. It limits some of what I can do. Walking isn’t easy (I do have a walking boot and I can walk on it fairly easily on even surfaces but not fast). I’m also not ... Read more
Wednesday, December 20, 2017      2 comments

I broke all my resolutions but did something more important. As we end the year I always find myself thinking of how my resolutions went. I didn’t lose the weight or make the fitness goals. I didn’t even make the reading goal….I spent 2017 ... Read more
2017, a goal changer
Wednesday, November 15, 2017      2 comments

My goals this year changed significantly when I had the fifth breakdown I've had in my thirty-three years starting in February, For twelve years (I was diagnosed right after my first hospitalization for suicidal ideation and my second for psychi... Read more
February goals
Saturday, January 21, 2017      2 comments

-Mostly tracking and keeping within SPs limits. I'd like to aim for 5 days out of every seven in the very least. -Keeping up at least 10 minutes a day of exercise.... Read more
New Year's Gifts
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      3 comments

Instead of making resolutions I'm giving myself gifts as 2017 goes along. -The gift of being present in my own life and more reading time because I'm consciously limiting social media. -The gift of strength through the practice of me... Read more
New Year's diet...not at all what you think.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      1 comments

I'm a diet this year, it's a gift to myself and I am enjoying it...I don't expect to lose weight from this diet though, at least not physical weight, maybe weight off my shoulders. I am cutting back on social media. It's something that I've foun... Read more
Practicing self control.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      0 comments

I got to practice some self control today. I was reading somewhere that the more you don't give into temptation the better. I went to the store today and decided I didn't NEED a treat.... Read more
Some things I learned from a book.
Monday, December 19, 2016      3 comments

This book was somewhat about habits of thin people and things you could do to help yourself naturally lose weight. Some of the habits: -Looking around the buffet before getting foot to pick out favorites. -Facing away from food areas... Read more
So far, so good
Thursday, December 08, 2016      2 comments

I caught a cold at the end of November that actually helped me with my December goals. It sort of reset my appetite and let me reflect a little on my usual urges to eat when not hungry. As such every day in December so far I've been within range... Read more
Why weight?
Tuesday, November 29, 2016      5 comments

My parents didn't do the clean plate thing and in fact I was quite thin until puberty but somewhere along the line I decided I hated to waste food. What I do realize is that either the food goes to waste or it goes to my waist...which is also a ... Read more
Why wait for January?
Sunday, November 27, 2016      1 comments

December goals! -75%+ within in range days. -138lbs end of December GW. I'm ready to erase my summer/stress eating gain finally. -work on mindfulness. Practice everyday! -Workout at least 3 days a week.... Read more
The flight of stairs
Monday, October 17, 2016      6 comments

Every morning when I come in to work I take a flight of stairs to the second floor, this morning it occurred to me that the steps are fairly shallow but they allow me to ascend to a considerable height. Taking baby steps in fitness and weight lo... Read more

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