One Small Step

I didn’t update last week while I was trying out my habit tracking, because I wanted to have time to really look at how the variables interact with each other.  This month, I’m focusing on a number of things that I noticed had changed leading up to my decline in health and mood over the…

What Did You Eat?

Previously, I discussed how my eating habits had changed over the past year, and how it led to me regaining all the weight I had lost.  Turns out I left myself a pretty delicious photo trail of foods along the way.  Let’s look! These were actually from my weight loss period: two tasty dishes from…

Life Changes

I know we’ll be okay.  I know there are some changes I can make…It’s all doable, and you’re going to see it happen.

Never Too Late

My job as Service Coordinator exposes me to all sorts of breakthroughs.  My property serves the low-income elderly and disabled.  These are folks who likely did not have many opportunities for personal growth early in life, or for whatever reason find themselves at a disadvantage in their current life.  Previously, I had only served as…

Water What?

Here’s a fun fact that no one tells you when you first start trying to lose weight: strenuous exercise makes your body retain water.  If you were planning on sweating it out, think again.  A lot of people say, “Don’t get discouraged; you’re going to slow down as you lose fat, because the muscle you…

A Losing Battle

This is the kind of losing battle to be happy about.  I mentioned, in my last post, that I’d gained significant weight during the transition to my new job (20 pounds, to be exact).  It was the most I’ve weighed in my life, and put me over a limit I never wanted to see on…