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And the (weight related) problems add up

1. At one GP followup last year, my blood pressure was slightly high, so she ordered an ECG to check my heart, even though she was pretty sure it was most likely weight-related. The results of the test showed a … Continue reading

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Weighty problems

Sometime, maybe around 3rd grade, I was with my mom at the mall, and she ran into someone she new–a cousin, a coworker, a friend, I don’t remember that much–and I recall overhearing that person saying that I was a … Continue reading

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Finally, something concrete

I’ve spent the last several years trying to lose weight. I’ve exercised, changed portion sizes, counted calories, cut out processed carbs. My doctor checked my thyroid and blood sugar. I could lose five pounds, or maybe ten. I lost the … Continue reading

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Rob goes back to work Monday.  So far, he’s regained pretty much all his sight, though, like with the cataract surgery, he’ll be recovering for months.  Or closer to a year.  But now he won’t be restricted and stir crazy … Continue reading

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50k and counting calories

Last night I finally hit the 50,000 word count on my story.  Not that it’s anywhere near being done.  But that makes me happy, anyway.  I still have about half the story to write, or thereabouts, but aside from the … Continue reading

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