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Wind sucked out of me
Friday, December 28, 2012      1 comments

Today I'm feeling like the wind has been sucked out of me. It started Wednesday, really, when I started with a behaviorist who is working with me to work on food issues. "So what is your family history?" she asked innocently. I to... Read more
Merry Christmas
Monday, December 24, 2012      1 comments

Tonight is just one of those special times for me now. Some years ago now, I joined a lovely choir in a Unitarian Universalist church. We sing on Christmas eve, with such lovely, lovely people, with candlelight and with the church bell chiming, ... Read more
Living in the present
Saturday, December 22, 2012      2 comments

Today I ate all my calories by 4PM. So now I'm a little hungry, but I probably won't be hungry tomorrow. I had a gloriously delicious, small, fresh cider donut at an apple orchard. I paired it with a small amount of cheese and 5 almonds to keep... Read more
Week 3. woohoo!
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      1 comments

At the start of week 3. I've officially lost 5 pounds of fat, and a little bit of water and muscle weight. Woohoo! It's good that this is working. It's been so, so long since I've had anything work. The bonus is that I don't particularly feel hu... Read more
Day 4. Cooking along.
Saturday, December 08, 2012      1 comments

Ache-y today. Maybe it's from the flu shot, it's not a terrible lot of ache, just enough to slow me down some. Stomach is a little unhappy. I did laundry with the family and cooked and talked on the phone a lot. Cooking seems like forever,... Read more
Day 3. Oh, the agony?
Friday, December 07, 2012      3 comments

Right, day 3, and it's tricky figuring out this food plan thing on my own from the doctor. It looks like an innocent exchange list, but the devil, as they say, is in the details. For instance, at lunch I can have a protein and a carb. So how do ... Read more