Epiblog – It’s My Life I started this blog after 1 year of dieting. I had lost 60 lb and was riding high on success and praise. I continued losing weight. I met my goal, losing 107 lb. I continued. At my lowest weight, I had lost 125 lb. I went from size 24 to… Continue reading Epiblog – It’s My Life.
Today was such a wonderful day, I wanted it to have a blog post all of its own. It has been unseasonably warm here and I decided I should take a coastal walk. I usually neglect these trails because they are flat and I seek the challenge of incline hikes. My back has been a… Continue reading The Final Day of My 35th Year
There was a distinct moment in 2012 when everything changed for me. It happened the day after I fell and hit my head and got a concussion. I was sitting around feeling weird (concussions will do that to you) and it suddenly occurred to me that I spent an inordinate amount of time thinking about… Continue reading What I Did in 2013 Instead of Obsessing Over My Weight
I do not understand Black Friday shopping. Nothing sounds more unappealing to me than being crushed by strangers seeking the best deal on… whatever it is people are trying to buy on Black Friday. In fact, I usually avoid shopping altogether between Thanksgiving and New Years. Just not my scene. Actually, at this point I’m… Continue reading Black Friday Hiking (photos)
If not to look a certain way or weigh a certain amount, what is the point of fitness? Why be in shape? Why exercise? I’m sorry these questions need to be asked, but when you tell people you’re not trying to change the way you look, many times they think this means you aren’t going… Continue reading Going All the Places, Seeing All the Beauty
I think the weight loss, weight gain, yo-yo dieting cycle is kind of like that movie, Groundhog Day (1993), except that instead of 1 day repeating, years repeat. And you don’t really know it’s happening. Or if you do know, you don’t understand why. Plot summary, from IMDB: “A weather man is reluctantly sent to… Continue reading The Same But Different
I’ve been a larger person for the great majority of my life. I’ve never experienced being someone who has teeny little invisible-to-others flaws they pick apart in the mirror. In fact, for most of my adult life I thought it would just be fantastic to wear a size 14 so I could shop somewhere that… Continue reading The Media Diet