Category Archives: Wellness

Wellness Wednesday – My Reasons

Back in 2009, when I began losing weight the first time, I didn’t have any solid reasons behind my attempt. I’d been trying to lose weight on and off for a decade at that point, since my tooth infections had … Continue reading

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Race Report – Chocoholic Frolic 5K

The Chocoholic Frolic is the first 5K I’ve participated in since the Elf Run 5K back in early December. To be honest, I was hoping to be at least halfway through Couch to 5K before getting to this particular race. … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – To Figure Out What’s Wrong

Before I begin this post, let me put up fair warning: This will be long and meandering, tying together many threads in order to try to get a clear picture. It will discuss medical details, including surgery photos, and will … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Resting Metabolic Rate

I mentioned on Sunday that my Lumen arrived, and that when I originally bought it, it was supposed to tell me my daily resting/basil metabolic rate through breath analysis. There are lab-level machines that can do this in doctor’s offices … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Medical Chaos

Oy, what a week! Jason and I are definitely showing our 40s by having our bodies crumbling bit by bit, heh. Here’s how the last week has gone in our house: 1 – Jason slips and falls down a few … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – An Ode to My Favorite Park

Back in early 2006, my family moved into a part of San Antonio that I’d never been to before. It was close to Jason’s work and had decent schools, which were my only two requirements beyond affordability in housing. One … Continue reading

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When Anxiety Attacks

“People say depression lies. Anxiety is just stupid. It’s unable to tell the difference between things that are actually scary (being buried alive, for example) and things that are not scary at all (being in bed under the covers). It … Continue reading

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