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
So, this week was pretty amazing. First, the biggest news of all, yes, I am still talking about my A1C. It is down to 5.7. I am seeing my doctor on Monday. I am hoping that I go off meds. There are some trouble spots in my labs. You can read all about it here… Continue reading 8.29.2020 Check-in
So, Monday morning, I had my blood work done to evaluate my health. I got the results last night. I posted a brief synopsis on FB but decided to write something a little more in-depth. Overall, I am pleased with how my health is improving. And really, these are the number that count, far more… Continue reading The Labs are In!
"The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change." Carl Rogers, psychologist/humanist. I was reading in one of my FB groups, and someone wrote something about self-love being great and all, but what if you can never love yourself. Wow…this statement shook me to the core. I… Continue reading Perfect with Imperfection
After over a week of feeling like death from sheer fatigue, I am finally feeling somewhat better. When I say fatigue, I don't mean I am tired. Getting more sleep will not help. Fatigue is a symptom of an auto-immune issue. I did, at one point, get a diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.… Continue reading Feeling better…sorta
Well, YAY! for me. I lurched myself out of bed this morning, and I walked. Sunday is one of my built-in rest days. Most weeks, Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday, are much shorter walks about 2.5 miles. Most of the time, I also do some arm weights; however, about halfway around the trail, I had to… Continue reading 51 and still Adulting
8.15.2020 268.2 Poundsand Hazel with a disapproving glare. This week was dismal with a few nice points but overall dismal. As you can see from the captioned photo, I gained 7 pounds. I am at 268.2. Not a rousing success. What went wrong, you ask? Everything…and Brunhilda, the saboteur. I am working on giving myself… Continue reading Dismal Week. How was yours?
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!!!
So, yesterday was my weigh-in day. I am moving forward, and this is happy-making for me. Not only is the scale going down, but I can also walk further. Friday, I was walking the long walk. I felt good, and I didn't have to get ready for work, so I decided to tack on the… Continue reading Sunday Musings and Observations
It was 5 am this morning when I stepped on the scale. The numbers settled. 269.1 pounds. I broke 270! It took three weeks, which is actually very fast. However, it seemed like forever. I am working very hard on the patience thing. Patience has never been my strong suit. I am down a total… Continue reading Cha Cha Changes…