I will be honest. Since I moved home from Virginia in 2011, life has been a struggle. There have been many wonderful moments and some healthy times, but there was always pain, an all-over, sometimes debilitating pain. There was a point when I was on a cane and could not stand for more than a… Continue reading Quality of Life
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
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!
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