WOW! Hmmmm. Oh my! Those were the words coming from the Nurse Practitioner's mouth at my first Endocrinologist appointment ever. She was reviewing my blood test results and apparently they were impressive! But not in a good way. I was one year into my fitness journey and my weight loss had stalled. A friend persisted… Continue reading Reclaiming My Life in More Ways Than One – Hashimotos
Category: non-scale victories
Too Big to Fly?
“Ma’am, Ma’am. Wake up.” I open my eyes and look at the young girl seated next to me on the plane. She says quite sincerely, “You are snoring.” Ohhhhhhhh. Big sigh on my part. First of all I know I snore. I snore so badly that my husband and I do not share a bedroom… Continue reading Too Big to Fly?
Want to Change? Fight for It!
Gasping for air, I tried to resurface to catch a breath. But try as I may, I could not break through. It didn’t take long to realize my head was deliberately being held down under water and for a brief moment I wondered, “Is this it?” Thankfully our coach was on deck and told the… Continue reading Want to Change? Fight for It!
So Much More than a Number on a Scale
Weight loss/Wellness Journey is so much bigger than a number. I am an accountant . I see 👀 numbers. I used to obsess over the scale. When my trainer asked my husband to get rid of the scale—I thought about it at least 50 times a day! 🤦♀️—Not anymore.This is what I think now!💭 —I’m… Continue reading So Much More than a Number on a Scale
Putting Myself First and Realizing that It’s Okay to Do So!
I lost my dad to cancer in 1981 – I was 19. My mom was 52. She found love again when she was 61. His name was Ed Fraga. He was a WWII veteran with unbelievable stories from the War. He loved my mom and he never tried to replace my dad with us girls. … Continue reading Putting Myself First and Realizing that It’s Okay to Do So!