Tag: weight loss

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Today is Day 32 of my Whole30 challenge.  Yep, I did it! I lasted the whole thirty days, and then some. Over the past month I have had many non-scale victories; clearer skin, thicker hair, better sleep, more energy, zero bloating, and a very even mood –which is huge for me, just ask my husband.

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keeping up with myself

I love fitness gadgets. Anything that measures my activity and prompts me to compete against myself makes me want it. Bad. Competitive much? I need the t-shirt. I must have blown through fifteen pedometers and Weight Watchers calculators back in the pre-smart phone day. When smart phones came along I used calorie counting and mileage

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Paramedic’s Wives Probably Have The Best Grannies

A special note to my sons, you may want to skip this one guys…. One of the things my mother always told me before I left the house, was to make sure I wore clean underwear, in case I got in to an accident. And by our teens, most of us knew, courtesy of ABC

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I Almost Went Dumpster Diving For Chocolate Covered Almonds, But The Cop Believed Me

I’m a size fourteen, trapped in a size six body. Really. I lost weight, but I can’t seem to loose the mindset. And I’m tired too. I didn’t sleep last night because my house was hotter than one of the deepest circles of Hell, because our A/C died. So I’m going home to a hot

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My Head Needs 3 Scales

For the past few years, I haven’t had many chances to have lunch with my middle son Alex, because there was a massive ocean between us. But now, for a little while at least, my son is home. So today I had the mid-day pleasure of his company. During our lunch, Alex unknowingly said the

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The Emperor’s Hawaiian Shirt Has A Yellow Spot

Thanks to the bio-identical hormones and my half-marathon training, I’ve been rapidly traveling down the scales. And yes, I meant “scales.” I still have two scales in my bathroom; craziness runs deep, and weight loss is still new to me. So, my girlfriend, after listening to me complain every single day about ill-fitting clothes, and

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I’ve been to Crazy and I’m Back!

Yeah, I know. Everyone has asked me. And thank you for asking. Really. I haven’t blogged in a while. And yes, I’ve been writing, I always write. As you know, my writing reflects my life. And from October through December my body was going through some major side effects because I changed from the synthetic

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