I am certain by now that you have noticed my silence. There were many things that I wanted to write about, but all of which required me to pen this letter to you, my dearest readers. I must admit that guilt kept me from writing you. I started this blog as a journey through my… Continue reading Miracles and Gifts
When I created Diary of a Fat Girl, it was for the purpose of a healthier me. I was to be 100% truthful with myself and with the world about my struggles in weight loss and infertility. After all, if I cannot face the truth about myself, how was I to maintain a healthy lifestyle?...… Continue reading The Leading Cause of Death in America
Over the Christmas holidays I was overwhelmed with news of pregnancies. I learned that two of my husband’s cousins were expecting and one of them was to have twins. Then, I learned two of my cousins were expecting; both of them due in May. As hard as all that news was, I swallowed my tears,… Continue reading So, Everyone Else Is Having A Baby…But Me!
My husband is my accountability partner. He and I would lift each other up and encourage each other to keep on going on; to reach our goals in weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. What happened?
My husband’s health insurance has a new policy to help people attain a healthy lifestyle. With the effort to save over $700 in premiums this year, we agreed to one of many options offered in their new health program. There are many reasons in which I don’t support this kind of intrusion in our lives,… Continue reading Get Up and Try, Try, Try!
This week, I have joined SparkPeople, and I am thrilled to announce my participation in the Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge. I have identified a long time ago that I have a problem with sugar. It is an addiction of mine. I have also detoxified from sugar and felt wonderful. I even got rid of those sugar cravings! However, just like an alcoholic, it just takes one chocolate bar and I am hooked, again...
Since I am now seeing the signs of age, and feeling the pains that come along with it, I am more determined then ever to shed this weight. I remembered how good I had felt when I shed only thirty pounds just a year and half ago...