Monthly Archives: January 2014

Thin people diagnosing fat people

One of my major pet peeves is when a thin person tries to diagnose why I’m fat.   I find that most of these people have been thin their whole lives; they’ve never had to deal with their weight.  The ones who brag about what great shape they’re in are my favorite.  If I were […]

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Weigh In #1

I did it!  I finally remembered to weigh myself!  I remembered after breakfast.  I considered waiting until tomorrow, but I decided to stop putting off the inevitable.  If you look at my photos, you see that my ostrich method–hiding, hoping my weight would disappear–is not working so well. 307 It is a big number, but […]

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Minor details

So, I was thinking about the pain of going without sugar and my diet, and I realized that I forgot one crucial step of dieting:  I forgot to weight myself when I started. Call it denial or… Okay, it’s denial.  Now that I realized that I have yet to weigh myself, I thought about doing […]

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I want on the train

I missed the train today.  This might not seem particularly life altering, but it symbolized a lot for me. First of all, I was tired.  I have worked in Downtown Denver for years, and I have never felt this tired.  I felt like the weight of the world was on my shoulders.  My body was […]

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They want to melt in my mouth

Today was the first day of my new lifestyle.  I decided to go easy on myself and just cut out sugar.  (Just.  Ha ha.)  I thought it would be easy.  After all, I’ve cut sugar out of my diet before.  Of course, that was when my kids and husband were out of town.  I just […]

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Carb loading

I prepared for the beginning of tomorrow’s diet the way any sane future dieter would:  I ate all of the foods that I won’t be able to eat on my diet. (Except I didn’t eat any cheesecake.  I am kind of sad about that one.)  I wouldn’t normally eat this stuff in one sitting, either, […]

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I’m going to start on Monday

I was at a coupon clipping party last night.  (I know– you are totally jealous at the exciting life I lead.)  During the party one of the ladies said, “We’re going to start our diet on Monday.” Monday is the day that I have been going to start a new eating plan for years.   […]

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So it begins

My weight is getting in the way of my dreams.  There.  I said it.  Or, I wrote it, at least.  I always wanted to believe that my weight was not going to get in the way of what I wanted to do and be, but now I realize that I was just deluding myself.  I […]

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