Tag Archives: health

November 2019 in Review

This has been a month of changes for me and my family. Morrigan of course got home, after separating out from the navy. There’s been a lot of packing and prep to move into our new place, so the housing … Continue reading

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Not a Review: Call Down the Hawk

For about a year in 2014/2015, I was under continual emotional distress mixed with depression, severe anxiety, panic disorder, and worsening insomnia. The cause was outside my control, and I just kept spiraling further into a mental health crisis despite … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Ozempic

**Let me preface the following post by saying that 1) I do not have diabetes, pre-diabetes, or high blood sugar; and 2) I have PCOS, which is a hormonal imbalance that usually includes insulin resistance regardless of blood sugar levels … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Underwater Body Analysis

Have y’all heard of underwater body analysis? Basically, it’s a test where they use water displacement and other measures to determine body fat percentage, lean mass, resting metabolic rate, etc. It’s the “gold standard” of body composition analysis, second only … Continue reading

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WW: The F*ck It Diet, by Caroline Dooner (audio)

Subtitled: Eating Should Be Easy First, let me say that this is not a diet book despite the title. This is a book about the way diets affect metabolism and body set point ranges and mental health, coupled with reasons … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Carb Diaries, Part 2

Back in early March, I bit the bullet and increased my daily carb intake from around 35% to over 50%. It was the first time I’d eaten that many carbs on a regular basis in about seven years, since a … Continue reading

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211 Days

November 5th to June 4th – seven months – 211 days. November 5th was my last binge. I made it to 100 days on February 13th, and it was the longest I’d gone without a binge since I began binge-eating … Continue reading

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