SHRINKINGLULU
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Choose Better. Or Die on the Minneapolis Moving Walkway.
Sunday, December 15, 2019      4 comments

Guess what!! Life happened. A LOT. I got fatter... and lost 12lb, and gained 20, and lost 10, and gained, and lost, and gained, and lost, and gained.... etc. etc. etc. seemingly on an unending loop for the last 4 years. I hav... Read more
How Do You Eat An Elephant?
Tuesday, February 06, 2018      7 comments

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. My mom always tells me that when I have a big task ahead of me. I've been feeling impati... Read more
Look Ma, No Muffin!
Thursday, January 25, 2018      14 comments

Well, really it was more like *thunderous run made extra dramatic by the two dogs running along with me through the construction zone that is our little fixer-upper to the garage where we're currently living "BABE!" (Babe is slightly st... Read more
Matching Desire with Dedication and Determination
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      9 comments

About 10 minutes into my 30 minute at home HIIT workout the other day, I had a little bit of a mental breakthrough. I hadn't REALLY felt like working out. I've been on a good streak of consistent workouts since the first, and didn't want to... Read more
My 600lb Self-Doubt
Sunday, January 14, 2018      6 comments

I explained in my last blog that I've spent the last 5 months working my way out of a pretty serious depressive funk. The first step to getting better ... Read more
The Post I Never Thought I Would Write
Monday, December 04, 2017      25 comments

Unfortunately there are no cartoons today, and I'm not feeling particularly humorous. It is important to me, however, to tell this part of the story to anyone still following or reading these blogs in future. I am struggling. I have gai... Read more
80lb Loss Maintenance - YEAR THREE!!!!
Tuesday, December 16, 2014      22 comments

You read that right! Three years of maintaining (and every so gradually building upon) my 80lb weight loss and lifestyle change!!! It's hard to believe that my dedicated readers from years past are still around, but some of you probably a... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Now I Smash My Friends.
Thursday, September 26, 2013      132 comments

If you're a follower, and still around, oh my goodness, awesome!!! I felt like all of you were / are owed and update and explanation. You stuck by and supported me through so much. My friends, and Sparkpeople as a whole... IT WORKED!... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Be Somewhere Else, Do Something Different (w/pics!)
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      289 comments

This morning, in a fit of pout, I bought a baggie of cheddar chex mix snack stuff. I was invited to go to turtle racing at the local bar that supports my roller derby league with some of the other skaters last night, and was really excited ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Several Weeks After "Someday" (w/pics!)
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      394 comments

Yesterday I binged and ate a WHOLE THING of Chips Ahoy chewy gooey chocfudge cookies. In one sitting. In maybe 20 minutes. I'm not even sure why. No, you know ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Go Pink! (w/pics)
Thursday, May 24, 2012      191 comments

I did it!!! On Sunday morning my alarm went off at a time I generally associate with the most raucous of my drunken evenings, I rolled excitedly out of bed, and put on the ugliest thing I've ever owned. Or at least bought for myself to we... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Lessons in Roller Derby (w/pics!)
Thursday, May 03, 2012      249 comments

In case you somehow haven't heard me blabbing incessantly about it, I decided to try out for the local flat track roller derby league!!! What made me decide this, you ask? Umm... a whim. Someone told me a couple of weeks ago that the... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Too Busy for Weightloss. (w/pics!)
Friday, April 13, 2012      153 comments

I have a confession: I can't even remember the last time I counted my calories. I haven't worn my heart rate monitor or tracked my calories burned in months. I'm way too busy to lose weight. This week alone I went to the circus, a ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Me: Only Better (w/pics!)
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      216 comments

I caught myself daydreaming while I did my hair yesterday. Again. I have a lot of unruly hair, so it takes a long time to "do right," so it is kind of my daydream and/ or sing in the bathroom time. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Namby Pamby (w/pics!)
Thursday, March 22, 2012      79 comments

Lately I've been wishy-washy. Flip-floppity. Namby-pamby. Ineffective, ineffectual, and irresolute. It's certainly not very fun. Oh I can eat out again ton... Read more

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