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!
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
I am a glorious 52 years old. And yes! Menopause is real, and I have the hot flashes to prove it. I also have a lot less insulation since losing over 6o pounds. So, I spend my days and nights like a frozen penguin with hot flashes. I am seriously not joking. I used to… Continue reading More Cha Cha Changes
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!
I don't feel well today. Truthfully, I feel like crap. Last evening I started to hurt. My lower back and hip were not happy. Then, my ankles, wrists, and elbows began to ache. I did walk my short walk at 5 am. I didn't do my arm workout, and I just wanted to go home.… Continue reading Fighting the Mental Battle
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!