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Day 46: Pain Management
Monday, December 07, 2020      5 comments

One thing I've really learned throughout all of this is how to effectively manage pain. Because of the severe inflammation and the pain it causes, I've begun to learn many ways to manage and relieve pain and ways to recognize when I'm reaching u... Read more
Day 45: Doing A Reboot
Sunday, December 06, 2020      6 comments

emoticon It's time to do a reboot and refresh my goals and outlook. I found myself spiraling downwards over the pas... Read more
Day 44: More Progress Than I Thought
Saturday, December 05, 2020      4 comments

I've actually made more progress than I thought I did. I had thought that I hadn't lost any weight so far and that my stats hadn't really improved so far. I thought I was really struggling as far as any progress on the scale goes. But I had logg... Read more
Day 43: Nobody Said It Was Easy
Friday, December 04, 2020      8 comments

I've gotten the diet and exercise portion of this whole thing down. So that's something. And worth being proud of. But my struggle is still in quitting smoking. But it's the one thing that will really benefit my health the most right now so I ne... Read more
Day 42: Room to Be More Active
Thursday, December 03, 2020      4 comments

I'm starting to have some room to be more active. I've been having a really difficult time losing weight and bloat despite making so many lifestyle changes and have been wondering if it has something to do with lack of movement. Being unable to ... Read more
Weigh-In #7
Thursday, December 03, 2020      4 comments

I'm not making much progress with my weight these days. Not the kind of progress that I should be. Not the kind of progress I should be making having given up sugar, processed meats, red meat, and refined carbs and corn oils, etc, not to mention... Read more
Day 41: Busy Day
Wednesday, December 02, 2020      4 comments

It was an extremely busy day today. I was running basically from the time I got up until the end of the day. I did accomplish a lot more today than I did yesterday, and hopefully I can finish up the things here tonight that I didn't have a chanc... Read more
Day 40: A Bit of a Disorganized Day
Tuesday, December 01, 2020      4 comments

My day got such a sluggish start today. In fact, I don't think it ever really got off the ground. I'm not sure if I just wasn't properly awake this morning or what. I ended up getting really cranky and tired after I woke up (considerably later t... Read more
Day 39: Narrowing Down Strategies
Monday, November 30, 2020      5 comments

I checked all the ingredients of the cough drops I was using and there was sugar in them, so I stopped using them. Instead I got a jar of Vicks VapoRub and I can use that to breathe in a bit and also rub it on my ribs so that menthol helps loose... Read more
Day 38: Change of Scenery
Sunday, November 29, 2020      5 comments

Sometimes we need a change of scenery. When attempting to change our habits, we associate old ways of living with certain behaviours. Oh, I always have a smoke with my morning coffee. Oh, whenever I sit down at my computer I have a smoke. Oh, I ... Read more
Ready for Christmas
Saturday, November 28, 2020      4 comments

All ready for Christmas now. Usually I'm ready for Christmas already in October but this year it took me till after Thanksgiving to get ready for Christmas. But I'm all in the Christmas spirit now and have all of Fritzy's Christmas presents orde... Read more
Weigh-In #6
Saturday, November 28, 2020      3 comments

My weigh-in is almost 2 weeks apart this time and my progress has been a little bit thinner this time because of weight wobbling due to some struggles with food after starting my quest to quit smoking and dealing with the stressors of life that ... Read more
Day 37: Recommitting to Change
Saturday, November 28, 2020      2 comments

I'm starting my day with a coffee protein drink. I want to start with something positive because lately my mindset just hasn't been in a positive place. There's been a lot of stress around our house and no one's been very positive here and it's ... Read more
Day 36: Thanksgiving Bloat
Friday, November 27, 2020      4 comments

Well, as for Thanksgiving bloat, I didn't really deal with any this year. My Thanksgiving menu was healthy enough this year that I avoided the weight gain that most struggle with and the "food coma" business that results from overeating on Thank... Read more
Day 35: Turning Over A New Leaf
Thursday, November 26, 2020      6 comments

emoticon So yesterday I started using my smoking patches and it's officially my second day not smoking. It's been a... Read more

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