I’ve been thinking about this blog and my Facebook page. I think pulling back from it all was one of the wisest moves I’ve made, because real life is not happening when I’m staring at my phone, it’s happening out there, in the world. With other people. Doing things. I sometimes think about deleting this… Continue reading What Do I Want to Say Now?
Fat. I am going to use that word repeatedly in this post and other similar words. I know the word cuts some people like a knife. I used to be like that. I didn’t want to ever hear this word, let alone spend time thinking about it or possibly even applying it to myself, even… Continue reading Making Peace with the “F” Word
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
It’s no secret I have changed my mind about some things. I have moved away from numbers and data and onto a more holistic, experience-based approach. If you read the posts I’ve written over the last few months, you know all about it. If not, any of these posts will give you an idea of… Continue reading Life After Numbers
I have a before and after picture. I have quite a few of them, actually. You can see them here if you have not already. Pretty cool, eh? Many people have told me I look like a completely different person. They tell me I look younger. I am unrecognizable. 100 pounds is a lot of… Continue reading Changes You Cannot See
Today is April 30 and that means it’s the last day of the No Weigh In April challenge. The last time I stepped on the scale it was March 31 and I weighed 169 pounds. Tomorrow I plan to weigh myself. I decided it was important to write this post before I then so I… Continue reading After 30 Days Scale-Free…
If you follow this blog, you are probably aware that I use the scale as a tool by which I keep track of my progress and check in with myself daily to make sure the weight isn’t creeping back on. I think I have a pretty good grip on what those numbers mean and what… Continue reading April Challenge: No Weigh In