Happiness?

You know when people say “losing weight wont make you happy”?  I believed that.  I totally 100% believed that I wouldn’t be happy losing weight unless I was happy as a fat person , and I guess in part it might be true but I have spent the last week thinking about this. I have…

August Recap

Overall August was a pretty decent month, I had a small melt down in the grocery store because I was hungry, and tired and I didn’t want to cook but I  challenged myself to an entire month of not eating out at all so grabbing food was not an option but other than that August…

Pre-Op 2 Month Check in

Well, yesterday was my 2 month pre-op check in. We had a group nutrition class  – which really did not provide me with any new information than I already have, the dietitian informs me that next check in at 4 months may be more beneficial to me as right now I am ahead of the…

Updates, Updates, Updates…

Challenge update…. It’s true I am channeling Leslie Knope this week,  today is day 6 and I can’t.  I just… I can’t.  So I made the informed decision to just skip it, and I don’t feel bad.  My regular workouts are suffering because my body is tired.  I am ignoring the penalties too, and guess…

Victory and some real life

Victories come in small forms for me.  I don’t separate scale and non-scale victories they are just victories.  I had a few yesterday that are worthy of noting. I went to a new grocery store that just opened to check it out, I walked by the bakery without stopping, I didn’t buy any pastry, and…

June Re-cap

Well June was a smashing success when compared to May which was a failure of epic proportions. I found my motivation early in the month, followed by the kick in the pants I needed after my WLS consult.  June started off strong with a goal of logging my food, using Cron-o-Meter religiously and not having…