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Wake Up Call
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      4 comments

Well, I got a wake up call Monday night. I'd been blogging about motivation and how exercising was making me hurt so badly, and then I went to have some supper and began to experience intense abdominal pain. The pain got worse (to the agonizing ... Read more
Aches and Pains
Monday, July 01, 2013      3 comments

Everything hurts. My back is a particular source of pain, and this is the first that I'm beginning to realize the effect that my breast size might have on my back. I choose not to wear a bra unless I'm in public in order to support my own breast... Read more
Busy Days
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      0 comments

Yesterday was busy, and illustrated to me just how badly out of shape I am. I am determined to take this as slow as necessary, and if it means gaining health the way same way I did when I gave up cigarettes (cutting back a little bit at a time b... Read more
Monday, June 24, 2013      4 comments

Did some new exercises today. Harder than I was able to handle for right now. Tell you what, that's something else. Sheesh! Just shows me where I need to keep working!... Read more
So Many Questions... So Few Answers
Sunday, June 23, 2013      3 comments

Today has been an odd day. For months the Internet has been blipping on and off here at home, and we were able to finally prove that it was the botched DirecTV installation that caused the problems, so that's good. On the other side of thin... Read more
Adoptee Shame
Saturday, June 22, 2013      7 comments

I've been aching to write this all day long. I'm terrified, in a way, of letting this all go, and of putting it all on the line. I know that this is going to be difficult for me to write, but I hope that I might, in writing it, be able to reach ... Read more
Angry With Myself
Friday, June 21, 2013      7 comments

Alright, so I've made a serious decision for myself, and I want to share it with you. Sharing helps me to have some accountability, and that's important if I'm going to make it through the 200 or so pounds I want to lose at this point in my life... Read more
The Body in the Mirror
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      9 comments

I've lost six pounds so far. Since I've only been doing this for two weeks, I'd say that's pretty good progress overall. I'm proud of myself for the effort that I've been making, and even happier to see weight coming off on the scales. I haven't... Read more
No Little Girl Dreams of Growing up to be Fat and Lazy...
Monday, July 04, 2011      8 comments

The strangest things can spark profound thoughts, you know? Tonight I was watching the video of "Watching You" by Rodney Atkins. I do this frequently because he's... Well, he's very nice to look at and I'm attracted to redneck men. But don't tel... Read more
Well, Now That was a Surprise
Sunday, July 03, 2011      4 comments

Still really forcing the daily blogging. I feel like all I've done all day is write! Anyway, that's not the point. I stepped on the scale a day early, and at night, which isn't my style. The scale is showing me a 1 lb weight loss on a rough... Read more
Smaller Portions...
Saturday, July 02, 2011      2 comments

I'm not much in the mood to try to blog today. It's been a really rough school week, I have a couple of teams I still need to introduce myself to, and honestly, I'm mentally worn out at the moment. There's been too much going on. One thing ... Read more
Discovered my Vocation
Friday, July 01, 2011      0 comments

I'm tired. It's been a long week. I went on Wednesday to purchase my first firearm (a Walther PK 380) and my husband has been working opening shifts, which means that he's around a lot more, resulting in me being a lot more on the go. I feel gre... Read more
175 Reasons Why I Want to Lose Weight
Thursday, June 30, 2011      2 comments

I want to lose 175 lbs. I was thinking about it last night, and I decided that I wanted to write down one reason to lose weight for each pound that I have to lose. It really brings it home how important each individual pound is, and the fact tha... Read more
Daily Walks
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      3 comments

Well, they're getting easier, and I guess that's a start. I made it almost twice as far today before I started to sweat. It's not a hot day, so that's cardio sweat. My legs are always screaming by the time I get home, and I'm only doing half a b... Read more
Emotions Take the Back Seat
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      1 comments

I was feeling so good earlier today. Yesterday went really well in terms of exercise (not so much in terms of nutrition) and I was geared up for a good day today. I was totally ready to go, and started the day with another short walk. I was gear... Read more

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