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No thanks...
Friday, November 16, 2012      5 comments

I know a lot of people are looking forward to Black Friday and I get that people want the good/unbeatable deals but in my eyes IT'S NOT WORTH IT. I am kind of disgusted by it. Waiting in line to get stuff. Pushing and shoving other people to get... Read more
Deafeating stress & anxiety
Saturday, November 10, 2012      7 comments

Stress/anxiety is not easy to overcome. It takes work but hopefully this blog will help. Getting stress under control is important because if you are stressed, your weight won't go anywhere. It is going to take a lot of hard work and dedicati... Read more
November isn't the easiest but we can do it! :)
Monday, November 05, 2012      10 comments

November is definitely not the easiest month for staying healthy. I haven't done the greatest so far but there's still plenty of time to change that. Yesterday, We took my dog to the park. She had a blast & I love to see her happy and enjo... Read more
~Halloween~
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      3 comments

I will be honest. Halloween has never been my favorite holiday. I like the idea that it's suppose to be a mysterious and magical night. I don't like the fact that it brings out weirdos and creepers. I do enjoy seeing all the costumes and crazy m... Read more
Positive things
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      9 comments

1. I woke up feeling good. Physically and mentally. 2. My complexion looks amazing today. I swear I am not bragging-too much. :p 3. I helped my sister with her paper about cognitive control for her psych class. 4. The Metformin is playi... Read more
PCOS and Insulin test results
Saturday, October 27, 2012      8 comments

I finally got my insulin test back. It was a c peptide that the doctor ordered. Normal is between 1 to 4.4 according to their scale. My C peptide came back 3.3. The Endocrinologist said that was on the higher end of normal. I decided to try Me... Read more
A letter to fat bashers/haters
Thursday, October 25, 2012      9 comments

This letter is to all the people who think that everyone with a weight problem is lazy and if they do have a medical issue, think it's just an excuse to be "fat and disgusting." Dear Fat haters, Stop telling others to lose weight and g... Read more
This girl is awesome! A must read! :)
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      5 comments

This young lady has PCOS. A condition that a lot of us suffer from. Some of the comments are ugly and ignorant as to be expected. What angers me is that people are saying that she looks unhealthy because of her weight. Overweight does not aut... Read more
Ooh that makes me mad!
Monday, October 22, 2012      11 comments

Right now I am just going to blow off a little steam. Last week, I called the Endocrinologists office. I asked if we could do a blood test for INSULIN RESISTANCE. I received some blood work back. It was a Basic Metabolic Panel. They tes... Read more
Blood Test results are back.
Sunday, October 21, 2012      4 comments

Everything came back normal so far. In a way I am happy, but I am frustrated at the same time. I know numbers don't always paint the whole picture but I am happy when everything comes back normal because it shows the doctors that I must be... Read more
I don't like chocolate anymore
Saturday, October 20, 2012      9 comments

I tasted a bit of chocolate yesterday after not having any for a while and I did not like it. It was way too sweet! I tasted a little this morning because I thought yesterday that it may have just been a fluke or an off day but nope. I didn't li... Read more
Love these! :)
Thursday, October 18, 2012      8 comments

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Called the Endocrinologist (good news)
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      9 comments

Called the Endocrinologist today. He agreed to test for insulin resistance and the nurse/medical assistant said the he was also going to do multiple other tests, too. I wonder what provoked him to do that but I am glad. I can get my blood work ... Read more
I am officially DONE trying!!!
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      15 comments

I have made a lot of changes and even more this month. I have cut down significantly on bread. (yes, it's 100% whole wheat so don't even try to tell me switching from white to wheat doesn't help because it's not true for everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!... Read more
A Children's Halloween Story (Part 4, the final part)
Monday, October 15, 2012      5 comments

Finally, the eve of Halloween arrived. The reflection of the stars bounced off of the moon, revealing a slight shimmer that barely peeked through the smoke colored clouds. The silence breathing in the air was enough to send chills down the spine... Read more

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