New Directions
Saturday, July 09, 2011      6 comments

No, I'm not talking about Glee. I just wanted all my friends to know I probably won't be on SP anymore. I've got too many things going on in life to focus on this now. For now I'm not worried about losing weight, but maintaining it ... Read more
Here, Piggy Piggy!
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      4 comments

It baffles me no end that people feel the need to comment on the physical appearance of others in a negative way. Sometimes in a downright rude way. Haven't they heard of the old addage: If you haven't got anything nice to say, shut your t... Read more
Back Away From The Cookie Jar!
Monday, May 09, 2011      5 comments

This weekend was not so good. It's not that I ate a lot, but that I ate less than the best. I had a sweet attack and I'm not sure why. I'm under a lot of stress and I haven't been sleeping well, so maybe that's it? What I did to is re... Read more
Happy Sunny Tuesday!
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      1 comments

Well, I hope it's sunny where you are! emoticon It's certainly sunny in London, though windy and a little on the ... Read more
Happy Easter!
Monday, April 25, 2011      4 comments

I know it's late, but Happy Easter to you all! I just realized I haven't posted anything since December. Things have been pretty crazy the last few months and I've r... Read more
Happy Holidays To YOUUUUUUUUUUUUU!!!!
Friday, December 24, 2010      5 comments

Oh, my goodness! It's been ages since I wrote anything! My goal right now is maintenance. After a long chat with my new nutritionist, she believes this is the KEY for me right now. I have been gaining and gaining no matter what I do, so ... Read more
BP Results
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday was my final GP appointment for my blood pressure. Unfortunately, the news was not good. My BP is still high and the doctor has decided she wants me on meds. I’ve agreed because she’s determined it’s not weight related. You s... Read more
That's Not REALLY Exercise...
Thursday, November 04, 2010      5 comments

This morning I got up fifteen minutes early. To exercise. Anyone who knows me will know just what a massive sacrifice that is. I am so not a morning person. In fact, I’m probably the least morningy non-morning person ever. It usually ta... Read more
Trials and Tribulations
Monday, November 01, 2010      5 comments

How's that for a dramatic entrace? Actually it's more like bumps and lumps. But that didn't sound nearly as exciting. My focus right now is on a) getting over this ear infection and b) lowering my blood pressure. Weight loss is sort ... Read more
Baby Let Me Show Ya How To Do The Samba!
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      7 comments

Lately I haven't been bothering with the whole weight loss issue. There are things more important than that. Like lowering blood pressure. I know that losing weight will help with that, but over the past few months the lack of weight loss... Read more
I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts...
Thursday, October 21, 2010      7 comments

For the last week and a half I’ve been experimenting on myself in hopes that I could lower my blood pressure naturally. This has involved a few… unusual new habits. First is the coconut water I blogged about earlier. I found a brand calle... Read more
The Next Round of Coconut Water's On Me!
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      10 comments

Since the GP had no additional helpful ideas about WHY I'm struggling so much to lose weight and her only recommendation on the blood pressure thing was "lose some weight" (Helpful, no?), I've been researching on foods that held to lower high bl... Read more
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      5 comments

Yeah, I know. It cracked me up, too. Normal. Right. According to my GP, the test results show my TSH levels at 1.65. In other words, very good. Totally normal. Not even a little out of wack. Also good are my cholesterol levels at 2.8... Read more
Results of the Blood Sucking
Friday, October 08, 2010      7 comments

So I checked in today with my GP and everything is normal. No diabetes and no hypothyroid. Woot! I am interested to find out the actual test numbers, though. As my Sparkly Friend MZZCHIEF pointed out, what some GPs consider "normal" numb... Read more
Do You Want To Suck My Blood?
Friday, October 01, 2010      7 comments

No, I haven't turned into a vampire. Not yet, anyway. Ha! I went to the GP this morning. The scale was not nice to me. 101 kilos 15 stone 12.7 pounds 222.7 pounds Dear Lord. But back to the GP. The whole reason I ... Read more

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