So, if you hang around people with a chronic illness, sooner or later you will hear the word "flare." Basically a flare is the onset symptoms. Sometimes, it can resolve quickly. Sometimes, it lasts for a while. Today started with a severe IBS episode which lasted for hours. Of course, exhaustion sets in after that.… Continue reading Inverse Psoriasis Flare
There is something magical about saying I have released 75 pounds. I have been glowing all day. It has been very hard at times, but I have done this. To be honest, I have not done this alone. I have an amazing support network of friends and family who have been supporting me and encouraging… Continue reading Milestone Achieved!
I was talking to a friend this weekend. He remarked on my weight loss and also how happier I seem. I smiled and said that for the first time in about a decade, I feel like me. I do. I feel like Lisa. But I also kinda don't know who I am as well. It… Continue reading Finding me…
10.10.2020 250.1 pounds Yay! for Caturdays! I am feeling great, fantastic, amazing, and incredible. I am really excited about my life, where I am, and where I am going. I released 1.1 pounds this week.Start Weight: 323 poundsCurrent Weight: 250.1 poundsGoal Weight: 150-155 pounds I had so many NSV (non-scale victories) this week. I realized… Continue reading Weekly Check-in 10.10.20
So much is happening in my little world this week. First, I can finally say I have released 70 pounds. Well, 71.4, to be exact. I am so excited. I have 96 pounds to release until I reach my goal of 155 pounds. I am so very close to the halfway point. WOW! A friend… Continue reading 10.3.2020 Check-In
I always dread when people say, "You must feel so much better having lost 70 pounds!" (Okay 69.5) I would have to lie and say that I do. I didn't. While I could get between cars in a parking lot, bend over and tie my shoes, I didn't feel better. I hurt—every joint. My whole… Continue reading In a Good Place
Wow! What a week! While the weight loss isn't there. I am up half a pound from last week. The weight ride was a roller coaster. I went down, went up. And here I am. I remain under my previous goal of 261. I am still moving in the right direction, and am 66.4 pounds… Continue reading 9.26.2020 Check-in
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…
66.3 Pounds9.19.2020 It is Saturday! And Check-in Day! I really hope everyone is doing well and staying safe. The world is on fire literally. Smoke from Southern California was blown into the Vegas valley. It is hard to be outside walking but I did! YAY! I think my body has finally finished resetting. Whew. I… Continue reading 9.19.2020 Check-in
Health coaches and fitness coaches, this post is for you. Don't tell fat people that the scale doesn't matter. It does. It matters--specifically to me. I spent my life hearing snide remarks, the backhanded compliments, and the insults about my weight. So often, I heard well-meaning family members say something like, "You would be so… Continue reading Don’t tell me the scale doesn’t matter!