Diary of a Fat Girl

Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge

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...

Diary of a Fat Girl

Aging Gracefully

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...

Journeys Through Meditation

Miracles Do Fall From Trucks

I have been working on some emotional healing but continue to struggle with the emotional baggage that comes with infertility...

Diary of a Fat Girl

The Burden of Grief and the Future of Hope

The celebration of the holidays is usually a weak spot for me. My mother, a devoted fan of my blog, chastised me for taking home a handful of chocolates after she had extended an invitation to the candy dish on Halloween night...

Diary of a Fat Girl

Monitoring That Sugar Intake

Determined to see a life without sugar, I decided to monitor my sugar intake. Knowing what I am capable of; if I had cut off sugar completely I would revert and give up. Therefore, monitoring my sugar intake has made me more aware of what I consume as well as how much of it I consume...

Diary of a Fat Girl

The Power of Self-Control

I watched The Doctors earlier this week and Dr. Lisa Masterson discussed a topic that I have been plagued with for many years now – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)...

Diary of a Fat Girl

What Do I Do Now?

I had the full intention of doing the extreme weight loss for myself. I created charts, a database, and an exercise program for both my husband and me. It was the ultimate fail...