I used to weigh 460 pounds. I also have degenerative disease, slipped disks, a bulging disk, pinched nerve bundles, arthritis, bad knees that both need replaced, fibromyalgia and the list goes on. As a result of these things, I used to be the de... Read more
Dear young Beth,
I know you think you are ugly and a monster rather than a girl. Well, you aren’t. Dear girl, you have listened to others far too long. From the babysitter who calls you “Monster child,” to the kids at school, and even... Read more
Well, after my great computer crash of 2015, my writing took a nosedive.
I lost everything and it was not recoverable. I had to start over and it's going to take awhile. I will probably self publish on Amazon someday. I decided the title of... Read more
Sometimes the scale doesn’t budge and you wonder if you are getting any healthier on your fitness plan. Well, here are 10 signs that you are!
You feel like taking on something new. That’s a great sign that you are getting healthier. It ... Read more
Wow, googled myself today and found out that me and my pen name reach out all over the place. I found myself on SallySquires, TheWeighWeWere, and other sites including some medical sites that had republished my blogs,... personal blogs talking a... Read more
Working on being more mindful. I've discovered that my mind kind of takes off when I should be enjoying where I'm at in the moment. I shouldn't be worried about the future or ruminating in the past... How can I enjoy the present moment if I'm ... Read more
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This is a VERY active team that is supportive and led by two ladies at different ends of the spectrum. ~Indygirl has lost over 200 pounds without surgery ... Read more
I am not a big fan of starvation. Feeling hungry all the time makes me miserable and likely to binge eat. After reading a book called "You on a Diet" by Dr. Oz and Dr. Rozien, I discovered how to control my appetite, or at least how to keep it ... Read more
Have you ever had an identity crisis or felt like you meant nothing? Sometimes I feel that way. Why? I'm disabled and not part of the "normal" world that works outside the home and feels productive and socializes. I get lonely or feel like I... Read more
Jumping in with all passion blazing and giving it all you've got just makes you burn out. Then, you can't maintain your eating plan, your motivation, your stamina... and you fail once again. And doesn't that feel worse than being heavy in the ... Read more
I remember that I really couldn't move and the small bits of calories I was burning in physical therapy by lifting shampoo bottles in bed and rotating my ankles and such probably didn't burn much.
Watching my food choices really made ALL the di... Read more
Today I was getting my arm bike out of the closet and got muscle spasms... waiting for them to pass so I can use it. It's always something! That's why I push through things. If it isn't one thing, it's another. Might as well just play the h... Read more