Monthly Archives: January 2014

Weight loss does NOT cure PCOS

Originally posted on Stretchmarklandia:
Weight loss won’t make my cat’s eyes stop glowing, either. I really believe that if doctors stopped believing that weight loss cured PCOS, we’d have better treatment options. I was inspired to write this post by…

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Falsus Corpus: Thoughts About Women’s Stupid Bodies

Originally posted on You Monsters Are People.:
In prehistoric times the thing that made a woman the most desirable to the rest of her pack was having both arms. Things like sharp teeth and having no diseases were just perks…

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Is it three weeks already?

Week 3 Starting weight: 257lbs (it has been worse) Current weight: 251lbs Loss : maintain Loss to date: 6lbs Exercise: yes. Learns: housework burns a lot of calories. With an average daily intake of 1470 calories, walking early in the … Continue reading

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Grieving for that which is lost.

Sunday was a great day: some dear friends who had been struggling to have a baby for many years were delivered of a healthy baby boy. We are thrilled for them and so pleased they have succeeded. Sunday was a … Continue reading

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Confession Time – Week 2

Week 2 Starting weight: 257lbs (it has been worse) Current weight: 251lbs Loss : 4lbs!!!! Loss to date: 6lbs Exercise: unbelievably old school levels of bad. Learns: exercise less, eat more, it would seem! The truth is I was sitting … Continue reading

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Not just another anxious parent

This was an excellent piece. Judgemental behaviour has no excuse. Nor does labelling people because one is unable, or unwilling, to acknowledge that differences are ok, that they are normal. I absolutely detest labels. They are limiters and wholly detrimental. … Continue reading

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Party 0, Sludgebelly 1-ish

They never seem to stop, the Christmas parties around here. It started on the 3rd of December with a Swedish schnapps-fuelled, drunken group-singing, buffet-laden night (the Janssen’s temptation was burnt at the edges, poor show, dahling), the physical effects of … Continue reading

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Confession Time – Week 1

Ok people, it’s one week in and time for coughing up. The ‘be brutally honest’ part of this campaign is to share how I’m doing, good or bad; particularly when bad. Week 1 Starting weight: 257lbs (it has been worse) … Continue reading

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Stuffed

At work we are spoiled. We have a dining room, (not a canteen, no siree), and it takes up most of a floor. To put it into context, imagine you’ve just got out of the lift, start walking, keep walking … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions 2014

The miracle of the interwebs, and WordPress’s suggestions, lead me to this post about how to make resolutions that stick, exercise being a frequent occurrence. While most shops put on their financial fat in the pre-Christmas rush, gyms live for … Continue reading

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