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…

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…

Make 2019 a Success Story

I’ve decided to start sharing my featured articles from the monthly newsletter I put together at work.  It’s currently being published for seven apartment properties across Texas.   The New Year is upon us, and like they say, it’s the first blank page in a 365-page book. If you feel up to the challenge of a…

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…