Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Luxury of a Chunky Puppy

Before I go any further, I want to note that this story is my own. I’m not a medical professional and so on. I’m just a person who found some stuff that made her happy. After I quit smoking, I … Continue reading

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No Epiphanies

People sometimes ask how I lost 100 pounds but I think that the better question is why I lost it. The answer to this question isn’t short but I’d like to share a few key points about how I arrived … Continue reading

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Spent the morning running a 5k in Wakefield with the Mystic Runners. It wasn’t my best time but it’s a nice course. You can see, though, that this is not a conventionally beautiful image. I’m sweaty, sloppy, and winded. I … Continue reading

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Two Hundred and Eighty Pounds

When people talk about quality of life, they don’t tend to get into the details of what that means. For me, it meant not being able to climb stairs as easily as I liked. It meant not being able to … Continue reading

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