Happiness Happens

The Secret Society of Happy People (SOHP) was founded in 1998. Their mission: encourage people around the globe to recognize happy moments and think about happiness in their daily life. Founder, Pamela Johnson of Irving, Texas, created the Society as a place where people can come together to share their happy moments free from the…

30 Pounds Lighter

This is a big deal to me.  Apart from that time in my early 20s when I lost 50 pounds in 8 months because I stopped working pizza delivery, I’ve never had this much success at losing weight.  I can’t give chronic illness all the credit for pushing me to make the change, but it…

Get Well Soon

Last month, I recommitted to my health and invited you on the journey with me, but I haven’t posted much of the progress.  I’ve been nervous to open up about something, because it could be upsetting to the people who care about me, but it has brought out self-discipline I didn’t know I had. When…

Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

Synesthesia takes many forms; I see letters and numbers in color that isn’t really there.  I didn’t talk about it as a child, because I thought this was how everyone saw things.  I was a teenager when I learned that this was actually a condition with a name.  The initial sense of disconnect from “normal”…

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…