Monthly Archives: June 2009

Lord Defender’s Update…

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Had a good time at Lord D, a crazy Friday leading into it (I’ll tell you later) but a good weekend overall… Sven, Anne, Atli, and I were all trailer trash this weekend (Didn’t want to have to pack up wet tents) so that worked out… and we had places to throw the puppies unsupervised for feasts and whatnot.

It was nice to have a full event to myself without having to leave to go to work or anything else like that… so I am happy there. Got to spend some time with Atli again… I miss him so much when he is up north… but I guess that is just how it has to be you know? Hengis decided that he would enjoy his birthday present from Atli a little early and was passed out by 4pm on Saturday so I missed hanging out with him… I know Atli missed him too… but we made do… and Mira took good care of him so that is happy…

It was a small event which also led to minimal drama so that is great… I have needed a full event for some time so that is nice too.

On the topic of my obscene need for Atli, I talked with Mira for a good while and basically came to (my own conclusion she was just the supportive listening ear) that I am gonna take anything he offers me and enjoy all of it for what it is worth… Given that I need to focus on starting school, this is going to be a lot easier than I anticipated… I still love him… but I want he to have the best version of me so that’s what I am working on… and if we can enjoy each other in the process, spiffy…

I definitely needed a good event…

Day 4 WW update…

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So I am onto day 4 of WW now and I have noticed that I have cut down on a lot of the extras but also not allowed it to limit me on my lifestyle – which is fabulous For example, I went to the local greasy spoon (Well not too greasy really) and ended up ordering a full meal… to save me a mass of points I ordered a roast beef sandwich plain with a salad… It was still 9 points for the sandwich alone, but given that I really only can stomach two meals a day it worked out okay and I got some good protein in me which I realized I really needed…

School will be starting soon (I believe on the 22nd… ) and so I must find a way to afford my books and supplies… If I am to order them through the school, I will be paying over $300 on books alone. It’s absurd what they charge you these days. So I looked on amazon and found them for a little cheaper.. so If I buy them on next Friday (After my check is deposited) I may be able to get one or two of them for less… if not I will have to pray upon my financial aid to go through… so yeah… that’s the standings with school.

Work has been crazy but I have today and tomorrow off so that should be good. Some of my friends have been surprised by my joining WW but one must do what they got to do… and I just need the accountability that it affords me. My mom was astounded that I joined, but then again I have watched her battle with her weight my whole life. People keep telling me I don’t need it, but I have noticed it’s a lot harder to lose than when I was younger… so that’s what I have going on for now… I’ll let you know if anything exciting happens, but for now I am exhausted.

Joined weight watchers today…

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So I have finally stopped putting off the inevitable and decided to get serious about getting fit and well again. It seems to me that the source of most of my major health and emotional problems are stemming from the weight I have gained in the last year and a half (50 lbs at my worst – now already 20 lbs lighter than that), and I must do something to better myself for one reason and one reason alone — me.

So this is not the only effort towards my full enlightenment… I am also getting back into school at Pierce College (Puyallup) and I will also be working on getting more fit as well. I want to have a top-grade PFT (military Physical Fitness Test) again so that I may not only fit into my old clothes again but also feel good about myself having regained all that i have lost over the last couple years.

I am fortunate enough to have the best support group around… I have a number of friends whom I dearly love and call my family… one of which is the one who enlightened me to Weight watchers some time ago (When I was a weight loss consultant with Jenny Craig) as well as having showed the fruit of her labor quite well… So now she’s gonna have company on the plan — me.

I am fortunate enough to have a job where I walk the whole day affording me a good amount of exercise… so thank goodness for that I have a good starting point for getting fit again… so wish me luck and I will try to keep you updated…