10.24.2020 247.6 pounds Hello! It is another amazing Saturday, and we have all made it through another week. I am up in weight this week. Last week I was at 245.8, and this week, 247.6. And I am not surprised at all. I have been in a lot of pain this week, and I started… Continue reading Weekly Check-in 10.24.2020
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?
I am going to start this post by saying, "I love my life." I have good friends and family; I am getting healthier; and I have a good rhythm in my life. I love my life. There are parts I don't love so much. While I am getting healthier, I am still dealing with chronic… Continue reading Psoriatic Arthritis
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
Well, YAY! for me! My weight is going back in the downward direction. I lost 2.4 pounds yesterday. Yes, yes, it is mostly water. I don't care. It is still 2.4 pounds back off me. So, I also crossed the 50-pound mark again. I have 10.8 pounds left to get me where I was. I… Continue reading Going Down…
Warning: this is a long post. I have been thinking about toxic thinking. I caught myself reverting to some very unhealthy thought processes yesterday. This started me down the rabbit hole, and I starting thinking about how the toxic health culture about destroyed me. Everything is more, bigger, better. Do one more sit-up. Lose weight… Continue reading More Thoughts on my Toxic Thinking
I am very exhausted. I battle fibromyalsi When I looked up the meaning of the phrase "giving grace," I was dismayed to read it defined on Quora as "to give someone undeserved kindness, love, and mercy: in fact, when they deserve vengeance and punishment." I assert that when someone gives grace, they give unconditional kindness,… Continue reading Giving Grace
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…