Andi's Blog (6)

Time marches on....

Yikes, it's almost been a year since I've posted here. Sigh.... Where does the time go. I was doing pretty good until April of 2010. That's when my dad went into the hospital (for some relatively minor stuff in the grand scheme of things) but because he is not an active man anyways he went on to go to a rehab center for about 6 weeks. Now I live with him and have become his care taker. Well, we know what happens then. We stop taking care of ourselves. Now, about 6 months later, I'm a little… Continue

Added by Andi on November 2, 2010 at 10:19am — No Comments

Long time no see

Wow, I can't believe I haven't posted here in so long! But well, I guess sometimes life gets in the way. I have been doing well. Trying very hard to take care of myself and I think I'm doing much better than I have been. I've lost 40 pounds this year and loads of inches. I'm still going to the gym 5 days a week. Well, maybe I've been slacking a little since it's the end of the year but I'm still going. I'm really proud of myself for being so good at work and avoiding all the holiday temptations… Continue

Added by Andi on December 13, 2009 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

2/9/09

Another week down. Today marks a month since I have been eating Gluten free. I got on the scale this morning at the gym before spin class and I was down another 4 pounds (WOOHOO!) But I don't see that as accurate because I had on my spinning shoes AND I'm a little bloated from that monthly thing but regardless I am still super excited. This makes 15 pounds for the month. I have an appointment today with my acupuncturist so I am very happy to share the news with him. Another benefit, my skin has… Continue

Added by Andi on February 9, 2009 at 5:31am — No Comments

Update 2/4/09

Hi everyone, hope you are all having a good 2009 so far. I can't believe it is February already! Time sure flies.



I have completed 3 weeks of my gluten free way of eating and so far have lost 10 pounds! I am so excited over this you have no idea. It really makes me thing I am finally accomplishing something. For months and months I've been working so hard in the gym and trying to eat right (so I thought) and people were exclaiming "wow, you have lost so much weight!" and really I… Continue

Added by Andi on February 4, 2009 at 5:03am — 4 Comments

So excited!

Went to the gym this morning (as usual) got set up for spinning and then went out and got on the scale. I had to triple check to make sure I was seeing right. I lost four pounds!!!! You would have though I had just won the Biggest Loser with how ecstatic I was inside. After 6 months of nothing, finally SOMETHING! There may be something to this gluten free way of eating after all. Yay, me!

Added by Andi on January 19, 2009 at 7:13pm — 1 Comment

New program

This week I started a gluten free diet. I made this decision after seeing an acupuncturist who we discussed my thyroid issues and he determined that yes it was rather sluggish. He feels that by doing this I can kick start my thyroid back into working order so I can lose weight again. I had been rather frustrated as I work out 5 times a week and try to eat pretty healthy but I have not lost one ounce of weight. I have definitely lost inches but that's not going to help me get off my meds now is… Continue

Added by Andi on January 18, 2009 at 10:33am — No Comments

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