In the interest of full disclosure, I wanted to give a few more particulars in my weight loss endeavors. I know that when someone tries to live a healthier life, not everyone decides that weight loss is how they want to do that. I want to be clear, my story is in no way an … Continue reading The list goes on…
Since this past March, nearly eight months, I have been aggressively trying to lose weight. At a routine doctor’s appointment in late February, the scale topped out at this ][ much shy of 200 pounds. When lab results showed my A1C levels were in the pre-diabetes range, I got angry and humiliated. Up to that … Continue reading Works for me
Mister and I are in the process of having some major renovations done on our house. (Think: addition, new doors and windows, upgraded siding and new hurricane compliant roof.) One of the main things we had to do in preparation for all of this was to have several large trees removed in our backyard, and … Continue reading Say What?
Last year about this time I went in for my annual physical. When the nurse took my ‘particulars,’ my weight came in at just this < side of 200 pounds. I rationalized that as long as that first number was still 100, I was good. A few months later I went in for my yearly … Continue reading Within walking distance
I had a moment in Target earlier this week. I feared having a total meltdown in the fitting room while trying on jeans. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve driven home in tears after clothes shopping. For women of a certain size, it can be an exercise in futility, and humiliation. Damn you, … Continue reading Breakin’ the Law
I have become assimilated into the Borg... or at least that's what you might think if you ever saw me some morning. Back in May I mentioned how I had started walking to lose weight and that seeing my mom after she lost 40 pounds (the same amount I hope too), I was worried that … Continue reading Breathing is futile