4.17.2021243 pounds (but in size 16 jeans) Well, it was a frustrating and gratifying week. These bipolar weeks are trying at best. I even waited a day hoping for better news, but…I am back at 243. Sigh…I was hoping to well on my way to a new goal this week, but my fussy body had… Continue reading 4.17.2021
Happy New Year! Okay, it is more like Hopeful New Year. And yes, I am hopeful. Before I go into that, I am at 250.2. So, this is where I am starting. I will be honest, I really haven't measured and logged like I usually do. There have been way too many treats. So, I… Continue reading The First Check-in of 2021
So, yeah...I did a thing. Okay, I did a few things this week. First, I start writing a book. I wanted to start writing a book about my health journey. But, to be honest, I don't think I am that interesting, and I don't think it would be helpful. However, using my story to illustrate… Continue reading I did a thing…
Normal is just a horrid, banal word. And I am not quite sure who qualifies as normal. I am not sure how close to normal I really want to be... except with my health. I would love to healthy and normal and absent of the myriad of chronic diseases that I manage every day. This… Continue reading Once Again…Mostly Normal
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
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
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?
Feelin' Sassy YAY! It is Saturday! It is also after 8 pm, and I am just now checking in with everyone. So, instead of drinking coffee and eating breakfast, I am eating roasted Brussels Sprouts, cauliflower, potato, zucchini, bell pepper, and fennel for dinner. (I try and have some meatless meals to help with my… Continue reading 9.5.2020 Check-in Day
So much to talk about today!!! Today was a marathon of three doctors' appointments today. I am very hopeful about my health. And I am thrilled to say that my changes in lifestyle are manifesting very positive results. And I am still a crazy lady with a cat. So, I saw the derm today. We… Continue reading This Girl is Going Off Her Meds!
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