Wow! I am actually amazed right now. I am at 243.6 pounds. I released 79.4 pounds. Most of the weight I picked up is gone. I am thrilled. While I am supposed to be maintaining, I will take a reduction. It does point out that I am very used to eating at a reducing level… Continue reading 11.28.2020 Check-in
On Wednesday, I went hiking with two of my friends. They are both health and fitness professionals, fit and gorgeous. I adore them both. And they accepted and supported me at 323 pounds. Now, they encourage and support me in efforts to get healthy. In fact, I texted them on Tuesday if they wanted to… Continue reading What was different this time?
Every day when I take my walk, I post a picture of me and a screenshot of the FitBit app to show what I did. It also posts to my FaceBook. I wish everyone a good morning, mention anything of note, and wish everyone a good day. And in my pictures, I usually have a… Continue reading Behind the Smile…
Yesterday, a friend emailed me and asked, "How did you lose the weight?" and if I had any advice. She also deals with chronic illness and pain issues. I can honestly say that no, I don't have any advice. All I let anyone know is what I do and what works for me. So, here… Continue reading How did I do this?
8.22.2020 264.3 Pounds Well, what a week it has been! Last week, I owned up to gaining 13 pounds. My check-in weight was 268.2, but the next day, I jumped to 274.2. This week, I have lost 9.9 of those pounds. I am thrilled to say that I weigh 264.3 pounds today. I am back… Continue reading 8.22.2020 Check-in
This has been a tough week, as I am in a Chronic Fatigue Syndrome episode. And I am exhausted. I managed to walk one day this week so far, and I am proud to have accomplished that. I tried to get up today, but I just could not get out of bed. I will admit,… Continue reading Tough Week & Auto-Immunity Revolt
What does self-sabotage look like? It looks a lot like me! Last week, I reached my second goal of 62 pounds released. I also made a few HUGE decisions focusing on health/fitness, my future, and changing my life 100%. And I got scared. This is on top of the scariness of releasing large amounts of… Continue reading Self-Sabotage and the Support of Strangers
8.8.2020 261 pounds & Hazel!!!!!! Whoa! What a week! First things first, yesterday, I made my second goal. This goal was 29 pounds. I weigh 261 pounds and down a total of 62 pounds. In keeping with my 10% goals, my next one is 26 pounds. Reaching this goal will bring me to 235 pounds… Continue reading 8.8.2020 Check-in and HAZEL!!!
Several years ago, I posted a meme on FaceBook that said something like, "Real Women Have Curves." A couple of friends of mine reach out at told me how hurtful that post was to them. You see, they have the exact opposite issue that I have, they are underweight. My friends have tried to gain… Continue reading Real Women are all Sizes
So, last week was very hard for many reasons. My body was in rebellion, and I developed a partial bowel obstruction. The good news is abdominal massage is a thing and a thing that works! But while I was trying to resolve this, I gained six pounds. Now, I know it was because I was… Continue reading Excitement and Toxic Thinking