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Elephant in the Room

09.18.2013
Elephant in the Room

I’ve always hated the saying, “elephant in the room.” I know what it means, but it never fails to make me think someone is making a fat joke or fat reference with regards to me. It’s conditioning from a lifetime of being told by society […]

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Six years, slow healing

04.02.2013
Six years, slow healing

I am a jumbled mix of emotions this week. Work is crazy busy (thankful!), but this particular week hasn’t been smooth sailing for six years now. I was finishing up a rigorous MBA program when my mom, sick with Parkinson’s Disease, went in the hospital […]

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Removing Pain and Shame

03.05.2013
Removing Pain and Shame

Today I had my second appointment my new podiatrist to get my fancy new insoles that will hopefully help heal my still-inflamed tendon for good. I wore ridiculously awful fitting shoes in New York, so my tendon was really inflamed again and I got a medicated […]

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Lifting the veil to expose insecurities

11.27.2012
Lifting the veil to expose insecurities

Note: I’m writing this post not to defend myself or to cry foul over dissenting comments. I really think this has been a valuable learning lesson and just want to explain the processing of the episode a bit. A little over a week ago, I […]

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Accepting the Now

11.14.2012
Accepting the Now

I’ve been quite ho-hum lately with my weight loss. It’s been non-existant but I haven’t worried about it because I really have felt active, vibrant, and happy. When you’ve obsessed about your weight for over 25 years as I have (yes, I remember it being […]

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My Elevator Experience at FitBloggin’

09.28.2012
Me and Sue, post Zumba

Not sure what day it is, but I’m alive and kicking and have so much to say! Thursday-Sunday was spent in Baltimore for FitBloggin‘ and Monday-Wednesday were spent in Montana for work. I made it home last night around midnight and cannot wait to catch […]

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Lightbulb from Richard Simmons

09.22.2011
Lightbulb from Richard Simmons

This week has been insanity for me, and I’m so ready for the weekend! I read this article earlier in the week and bookmarked it to share here because I read it with tears going down my face (and not wearing waterproof mascara- mistake). It […]

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