Fighting RA, Obesity and Weightloss

80 Days to go

I am dealing with the worst RA flare I ever had. My hands feel broken, every movement hurts and just getting up takes all the strengths I have. Oh God, why me?  (Why not!) I have lost, gained and regained the same pounds over and over. I seem to be running in circles, like a… Continue reading 80 Days to go

Obesity and Weightloss, The Hunter and his Wife

The Answers I did not want to hear!

If you don't like the answer, don't ask the question. What a silly statement or perhaps it isn't? I suppose it means we should always expect the worst (Answer) -no matter what? But wouldn't that be a total contradiction of how I want to be? The open-minded, positive thinker who is optimistically searching to find… Continue reading The Answers I did not want to hear!

Fighting RA, Obesity and Weightloss

My Hero – A Dog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HFFSYcEMCI I met him online last night. He made me smile, he made me cry. Mixed emotions, my favorite cup of tea. Of all the success stories and transformations I have seen, it's Kai's story I relate to the most. If I could meet him in person I would sit beside him and pet him on… Continue reading My Hero – A Dog

Fighting RA, Obesity and Weightloss

A Goal without a Deadline is just a Dream

I looked outside and saw the cars driving by. Many of our neighbors had tables set out, our annual Spring-Community-Sale was in full swing. I stayed inside and watched from the sideline. This was not how I had planned it. I felt a bit like a grounded child, felt like someone had sent me to… Continue reading A Goal without a Deadline is just a Dream

Obesity and Weightloss

Forgiveness for the Fat Lady!

How do you forgive yourself when you have destroyed your own life? When you have self-sabotaged and talked yourself out of every healthy choice you're presented with? When you engage in a pattern of self-destructive behavior that only feeds on itself and drags you down into a black hole? At times, I feel like my… Continue reading Forgiveness for the Fat Lady!

Obesity and Weightloss

When Life feels like a Light Switch

I've noticed when it comes to a healthy lifestyle I maintain an all or nothing approach.  The light switch is either flipped to on, where I'm all in and give 100% to diet and exercise, or it's flipped off. Then the workouts are absent and the urge to binge eating over rolls me like a… Continue reading When Life feels like a Light Switch