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It's the last day of Lent
Saturday, April 20, 2019      2 comments

Tomorrow is Easter. If I choose to I can get my scale out of the closet. I'm not sure what choice I will make yet. I am pretty sure though that the scale will continue to live in the closet so that I have to make a conscious choice to take... Read more
Got Glutened by sunflower seeds!
Wednesday, April 10, 2019      2 comments

You would think having celiacs and being a spark I would constantly read labels but habits, good or bad, can just take over and we got out of the habit of checking the label on things we eat regularly. Especially things that "should" be safe/hea... Read more
Lent: Day 25
Thursday, April 04, 2019      2 comments

Sanity is slowly but surely returning. Eating is becoming more intuitive again. These are very good things. I'm crazy curious about what my weight is doing but staying off the scale is a very healthy discipline for me right now as I get back in ... Read more
This week is starting SO much better!
Tuesday, April 02, 2019      4 comments

I made it back to the rink today for the first time in months. It was my first time back on wheels since my concussion (not a skate related injury) and I... Read more
Holy Cow Last Week Was AWFUL!
Monday, April 01, 2019      5 comments

Had a terrible week as far as general self care. Was working on a deadline on a huge project and had one of those if anything can go wrong it will weeks and just surviving it is a huge victory. Lessons learned are still being processed. Today we... Read more
Lent: Day 15
Monday, March 25, 2019      1 comments

It's amazing how something as small as setting aside a particular tool reveals so much. Between the concussion and having become far too dependant on the scale and having allowed myself to get far too busy for various reason (all good and valid ... Read more
Lent: 10 Days In
Wednesday, March 20, 2019      0 comments

10 Days in and sanity is slowly returning. I have given in once but not at home...I weighed at one of those health check things at walmart on day three I think (I forget now what it said even) but I haven't dragged the scale out of the closet. ... Read more
Giving Up The Scale for Lent
Sunday, March 10, 2019      3 comments

As of last Wednesday, the scale is going into the closet for the next 40 days because I'm giving up weighing for Lent. I know it sounds crazy and I know that "the scale is not the enemy". I've been basically sedentary since I fell. My balan... Read more
Saturday, March 02, 2019      2 comments

I am happily DONE with the Keto Concussion Protocol and switching back to a more sustainable way of eating. It did what I needed it to do in that it dramatically improved what was going on inside my skull and for that I am grateful. I am also ex... Read more
Sometimes You Just Gotta Laugh
Saturday, February 16, 2019      5 comments

My SparkPeople Premium Coaching Community Task for today is to write a blog about things I can do now that I couldn't do before I started this journey...and since I'm still recovering from the concussion I suffered a month ago all I have been fo... Read more
Keto Concussion Protocol
Monday, February 04, 2019      4 comments

So, it turns out my fall resulted in a mild concussion. I'm still hella frustrated at being slowed down with my normal daily activities but at least I know why I feel so rotten still. The facial bruising is almost gone. Finally. This was last Th... Read more
Injuries, Inflammation, Impatience
Tuesday, January 22, 2019      2 comments

Thursday of last week I fell. I tripped on an unlevel piece of sidewalk between the parking garage and the building where I was working and caught myself with my face. I have some pretty spectacular bruising but I was fortunate not to have broke... Read more
Intuitive Eating, Low Blood Sugar, Med Reductions, OH MY!
Saturday, January 05, 2019      5 comments

So my premium coaching task of the day is to practice intuitive eating. Interestingly enough I have been doing that throughout this process without knowing it had a name. When I started this leg of the journey I made three "rules" for myself 1) ... Read more
New Years Day 2019
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      1 comments

Stepped on the scale this morning to see where the 2019 segment of the journey to ONEderland begins. I am starting the new year at 209.9 which puts ... Read more
Wow What A Week!
Sunday, December 23, 2018      1 comments

I am supposed to be at my parents house getting ready to celebrate Christmas. That was the plan. We were going to leave this morning and arrive sometime shortly after lunch. But on Monday afternoon my husband called me at work in the middle of t... Read more

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