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.
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 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
Before I review the book, let me tell you what “Health at Every Size” means to me in the context of my own lifestyle journey. I think this phrase, “Health at Every Size” (HAES) can bring up some very conflicting feelings for people. Some people hear this and think it’s an “excuse to be fat,”… Continue reading Book: Health at Every Size by Linda Bacon
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
I’m always writing about how you don’t have to be perfect and just do a little better every day. Don’t dwell on your mistakes, just rectify them and move on. This post is about knowing when it is okay to compromise and listening to yourself rather than worrying what other people will think. I would… Continue reading Don’t Fear Compromise