Tag Archives: health

November 2022 in Review

It’s been a big month. I started to get back into hiking just a little, I had a couple photo shoots (including one I was hired for!), then of course it was Thanksgiving this month. Plus getting covid for the … Continue reading

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October 2022 in Review

October turned out to be a pretty incredible month. Started on Day 1 with a Muslim Culture Festival in Austin with friends – my first proper ladies’ day out in ages – and ended with an amazing Halloween night where … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Mournjaro

Last week, I said that I began talking with my doctor about medical intervention for weight loss. That was two months ago, and she told me about a new medication on the market, Mounjaro. This is a medication that is … Continue reading

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September 2022 in Review

September just flew by! Maybe it’s because I was so busy with foster cats this month, but it felt like September was less than two weeks long. It’s strange being home without the kids. It’s changed things in more ways … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – the fatphobic rhetoric of “true” loss

About a decade ago, I met two different folks who had lost a large amount of weight. The first was a young woman who had lost about 40 lbs and didn’t really have much more to lose; the second was … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – A Day in the Life of–

I’ve written a couple of these “day in the life of” posts before, snapshots of my life at different times and in different circumstances. This one will be drastically different. Not only was I suddenly an empty-nester and living alone … Continue reading

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August 2022 in Review

And just like that, they’re gone. Guys, I’m officially an empty-nester. A new phase of life has begun, and it all happened so fast after the slow, slow, SLOW drain of the last few pandemic years. I knew it would … Continue reading

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July 2022 in Review

Does anyone else feel like it’s still May? I don’t know if I’m stuck in that traditional caught-in-time, always-behind feeling of adulthood, or if this is worse than usual because I’ve literally avoided being outside as much as possible for … Continue reading

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June 2022 in Review

Ugh June. Usually a fairly good month, after the oppression of May, but the unrelenting heat, stressful goodbyes, re-rise of covid, and horrific politics has made June probably the worst month of 2022. Oy. It’s been a monotonous haze of … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Move Every Day

My body hasn’t been well for a long time now. Ever since October 2020, with the double whammy of a bad medication and an injured foot caused massive inflammation, weight gain, and chronic pain/fatigue, I’ve struggled to just exist day … Continue reading

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