• Better Every Day

    Baby steps

    I have noticed two things in the last month. I can run my fingers through my long hair and not come away with a handful of it. And my fingernails! For the first time in well.. forever? They are the longest they have ever been. They are not bending, peeling or cracking. *knocks on wood* I will take any and all small victories at this point! 🙂 On the downside? This may be TMI.. so you have been warned. I did not have my monthly for a good while. But now that my numbers are moving towards where they should be… it is back. And this month? With a vengeance.…

  • Better Every Day

    A Herstory

    A little background for those that do not know me… I have always been overweight. I was skinny once, when I was about 15, for like 20 minutes. It was great. Knowing what I know now, OH how I wish I could go back. However, I cannot. For years I complained to doctors about how tired I was. I complained about my painful, heavy, unpredictable periods. I complained about my brittle nails, my overly dry skin, how my hair would come out in clumps… I complained about the weight gain, and how no amount of healthy eating or exercise ever brought on any weight loss. I complained of severe, chronic…