I'm starting to get the lay of the land at work, and I'm shadowing other developers on my team. I'm still in disbelief that I got this job (so grateful!). My car is great and I love it! I made a rule that I will not eat food in it and I've been ... Read more
First few days
...have gone well!
I did so much walking yesterday that I couldn't even go to the gym. I was quite tired, but now I'm situated in my new office and going through the onboarding process.
I can't believe I got this job.
I am incredibly grate... Read more
Today I finished my boot camp and earned my certificate of software development :)
Monday I begin my new job at Chase!
For my next feat, I plan to lose 50 lb between now and 2018.
I'll be posting a lot more often now, promise!
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Day 4 - have my starting weight!
A few days ago my scale wouldn't even weigh me (it's only supposed to go to 400 lb, so I assumed I was 405-410). Welllllll, I had a few great days (went to the gym twice, eating has been in my calorie range), and today it deigned to give me a we... Read more
How things have changed!
Sorry I've been gone so long!
1. Mental Health- the Lamictal has been wonderful for me. I feel so much better on it and will continue to take it.
2. The boot camp - is going really well. We are about to start week 11, and our graduation date ... Read more
Boot camp starts Monday!
I'm trying a new medicine, lamictal, for my bipolar. So far so good!
Sorry I haven't been blogging much. I've been unpacking, and seeing a slew of doctors for various things. Getting ready for this computer p... Read more
I woke up today and I was back down to 391.4 :) OKAY, maybe it was just water weight. That means I only have 3 lbs to lose to be back to where I was in the beginning of April! I can do this!
03/22/17: 390.... Read more
New starting weight
A gain of almost 6 lbs :/ all of the fast food and maybe the side effects of my medicine contributed to this gain.
I think I need to just take this one pound at a time and try my best to swing it downward. I might not like the number ... Read more
The move is over! Now I'm unpacking everything. I have 3 weeks until the bootcamp starts, so I'm planning to focus on eating healthy, going to the gym, fewer fast food and more homemade meals.
I love my new apartment! I feel like I have a fresh... Read more
Low Carb and updated Fast Food Plan
I took a diabetes education class with my friend, Cat! The dietitian there recommended that I try to get 10 servings of 15g carb, or about 150g per day as part of my plan to lower my blood sugar.
I can do this! I will do this!
I've up... Read more
My brother is coming out to help me pack for the move this weekend!
For the past 2 days, I've been eating breakfast and sticking to my eating goals. I do feel so much better when I spread the calories out through the day instead of eating ... Read more
I gained 1.2 lb this week :(
I know why.
My cravings and portions have been out of control -- from pizza last Wednesday to fast food mega-meals, I haven't been pre-tracking and I have been eating pretty much whatever I wanted, includ... Read more
Today I was feeling good so I went a little bit faster at the gym. I managed to beat my personal best on my mile of jogging intervals by more than 2 minutes :) I've been to the gym 5 times now in 2 weeks... Wed will be my 6th! ... Read more
Weekly weigh in
I'm down 2.2 lb this week :D!!!
I wasn't perfect (far from it), but I made a lot of good, small decisions.
Hopefully this trend continues next week!
Today I did my strength training at the gym, then bought some boxes; I'm work... Read more
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Gym day 2 and packing
A good start to the week! I made it to the gym this morning despite not wanting to go (I guess that's why it helps to have a gym buddy, right? She helped motivate me!) Once I got there, I was fine. I did 6 jogging intervals on the treadmill with... Read more