FLUFFY22801's Blogs

When it got real - just diagnosed as type 2 diabetic
Saturday, January 12, 2013      6 comments

My physical was on Monday. I sort of dreaded it and with good reason. I was up 33 lbs from last year, but even worse was my cholesterol at 250 and having a fasting blood sugar of 156. I am now diabetic. My first day shopping was not fun... Read more
Kung Po therapy - HELP
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      1 comments

So after a few weeks, I have somehow retained water. My calories have not changed but suddenly my weight has gone up. I am frustrated. I had spicy kung pao with white rice and an eggroll for lunch (my first pig out in almost a month). My we... Read more
wine: medicine of the gods
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      4 comments

Brought up by a militant Baptist mother, I/we were raised to be "not the kind of people" that drink alcohol. Aside for a little rebellious dabbling in my youth, I have tended not to be a drinker. That has changed for health reasons. In the ... Read more
Going a little nuts...I mugged a squirrel.
Thursday, February 23, 2012      5 comments

Okay, so not mugging squirrels yet, but I am in a straight out tear to live and have fun. I am up and deciding to "do" life, not eat a cupcake and dream about doing whatever. So on March 8th I am getting a cherry blossom tattoo on my shoulder (... Read more
Week 2 - Feeding "it", foodz for moodz
Monday, February 20, 2012      6 comments

Come on 10, 10, 10 10....almoooost there. So I noticed something in the last week or so. I'm a junkie without a fix, and some days I feel sort of twitchy, moody and volatile. I am positive (still) I am going to get this weight off. "They" ... Read more
The damned Girl Scouts made a pact with the devil.
Saturday, February 18, 2012      5 comments

That's right, a pact with Satan himself. Explain any other reason for the supernatural goodness of Thin Mint Cookies? The magical cookies make an imprint on each person(victim) in a different flavor, but I suspicion this time of year (coinciding... Read more
The Journey - Step one for the record
Friday, February 17, 2012      11 comments

Okay, step one for MY record. I want to remember this time of change. For the first time in years, my body is changing in a positive way. My clothes are fitting better, my 2nd chin is becoming less pronounced and I see a cleft in my chin I haven... Read more