Wake Up Call

I went donate blood yesterday. It was a typical screen. Things like “have you been out of the country?”, “have you had sex with gay man?”, “have you gotten a tattoo recently?”. Then they prick your finger to screen more deeply and while you wait for those results to...

Let’s Get Physical

Gyms are closed. I don’t know when they’ll reopen. I do know that the burn from weight training is something I crave. Hubs used to do a lot of weight lifting (like, met his lifelong goal of bench pressing 315 pounds kind of weight lifting). He has a...

The Last Hurrah

I crave change. Where I am right now is not OK and I can clearly see that I need to head in a different direction. PCOS is an ugly beast. Most experts agree that it is likely linked to genetics and that it can’t be cured. The best hope for good outcomes is to...

This is the lowest point

232. I’ve never in my life been as heavy as I am right now. On top of everything going on right now with quarantining and social distancing and lack of alone time and too much alone time and comfort eating we now have a new crisis. The crisis isn’t even...

Migraine from Hades

I was starting to get the hang of starving each morning. Really, that’s what it was. I decided I needed to read more on exactly how intermittent fasting worked so I could explain to myself why I was putting myself through that every morning. The best...