Archives for Weight Loss

Are you done with politics?

Tonight has been a night full of election coverage and, while I’ve spent hours upon hours watching I realized…I’m bored. What better time, then, to update my blog as well as focus on something that is relatively within my control and something else that people hate to hear about: exercise? So, about a month ago, something ...
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Walking the dog

For the last several months, I’ve been “off my program.” My program had been eating good for me foods and losing weight. Unfortunately, I’d hit a plateau, and after a month of said plateau, I gave up the fight. It wasn’t a huge deal for me, but I wanted to keep moving forward on my ...
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How can I calculate the calories in my exercise regimen? Or Wiener and I are working on our fitness.

I promised this wouldn’t turn into my weight loss blog, and I’m sticking with that plan. However, that doesn’t mean that you won’t hear about aspects of my journey. It’s a big part of my life right now, and, until it becomes second nature to me, it feels like an overwhelming aspect that is permeating ...
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When you hit the weight loss plateau that will not quit

This will not turn into Jillian’s whine and moan weight loss journey. I’ve been there, done that, bought the tshirt and then turned the tshirt into rags to clean my bathroom. However, this blog is my whiny, narcissistic anger management journal and, by all that is holy and reverent, if I don’t get off my ...
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Insecurity with my body and What ifs?

When you first consider the idea of weight loss, after years and years of abusing your body, there is a certain amount of fear and reluctance. There are always questions as to whether or not you can truly put forth the amount of effort it will take to lose weight, whether you are mentally prepared ...
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Dinner at the Waffle House: A dirty restaurant, cheap but good food and free entertainment?

For those that personally know the Blueshelled family, most are aware that the last 4 months have been months of great change in our familial health. All three of us have taken an active role in watching what we eat and attempting to be more active. For me, unfortunately, a bum back, then a bum ...
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