Weight Loss Advice from a Not-Quite-as-Fat Girl: Part 2

Wow!  Such a great response to yesterday’s post.  Of course, as soon as I hit the Publish button I thought of several other weight loss lessons I wanted to share.  So here they are: Sleep is your friend.  I don’t think people really realize just how much sleep contributes to weight loss.  I’m not always…

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Weight Loss Advice from a Not-Quite-as-Fat Girl

I have heard several people say that you should never take weight loss advice from a fat person.  I think this is total crap, and I will tell you why. I have struggled with weight ever since puberty attacked me in my teens.  I also L.O.V.E. food.  I love to eat.  It makes me happy. …

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Shark Week (Ooh ah hah)

It’s that time of year again!  I. Love. Sharks.  I have loved them since I was a little kid.  I don’t really remember the first time I saw a nature special on sharks, but I was completely hooked.  I have been obsessed with Shark Week ever since.  This is my favorite week of the year,…

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Dude, Where’s My Car?

So, here’s the deal: I don’t have medical insurance.  I lost my COBRA coverage about a month before my heart attack in 2011.  Having a heart attack without medical insurance SUCKS major balls.  They tend to tell you things like “We are going to do this really expensive test to see if there is anything…

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Update: Only Partially Maimed for Life

It has been 12 days since my trip to the ER and the acquisition of my lightning hands, so I thought I would provide a little update.  I would LOVE to say that my hands were back to normal, or that I had realized an awesome new superpower.  But alas, I can’t. The day after…

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Totally Maimed for Life

The last two weeks have sucked some major donkey balls.  It’s been over a year and a half since my heart attack, and I have been relatively healthy.  I have been losing weight, and dong really well.  Like nearly down 70 lbs from my heaviest. But two weeks ago, I started to feel all gross…

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Six Years and a Million Smiles

Six years ago today, I was waiting.  Waiting rather impatiently, actually.  Twelve hours in an uncomfortable hospital chair waiting for her to arrive.  The room was crammed with our family, and some friends waiting on the arrival of my first niece.  My sister was a trooper, and as we would soon find, her first baby…

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Time vs. Healing

Someone once said that time heals all wounds.  Whoever said this was a sucker. Anyone who has ever been wounded, physically or emotionally, would tell you this isn’t exactly true.  Let’s look at this physically.  If you get a big gaping cut on your arm, what happens if you just allow time to take its…

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Under the Wire

Rather than writing today, I spent most of the day editing someone else’s work. My business partner Misty and I are working on a new project where she is going to be the case study for recently single gals to get their healing on. If you would like to read more about that, check out…

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Happy Independence Day

Happy 4th of July…yesterday. I’m a little behind on, well, everything. I am working in getting back on track. Hopefully this picture will tide you over until I can get a real post together. Meet Beyonce Jr (also known as Rihanna (She is known as Rhianna because she is like Beyonce, but not quite as…

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