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Day Twelve. 

I’m feeling good, feeling a bit of freedom from the clutches of sugar and her powerful cravings. That whore. 

I am starting to fall back into the familiar, welcoming routine of grad school as the fall semester has commenced. 633 more words

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Day Eleven.

Feeling good. I notice that I think about food less and less, and being in the presence of my trigger foods does not have the same effect on me. 338 more words



Day Ten. 

It’s official: we have hit double digits! Woohoo! I feel like I should get a round of applause or a medal or something. Maybe a billboard?  735 more words

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Weight Training Update

I wanted to give an update on the strength training and the T25. :-) I have temporarily shelved the T25, but have plans to return to it once I get stronger. 569 more words

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Nutritionist 8/19/14

I met with the nutritionist yesterday. I thought it went very well and I am pleased with the visit. I felt listened to and heard. I felt she understood the food requirements of someone about to under chemo and who had had the roux-en-y bariatric surgery; the food requirements of a compulsive overeater, not so much. 760 more words


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Day Nine.

Yesterday I went to the gym on my day off for the second day in a row to spend time on ME and focus on my fitness. 391 more words

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“Every time you hit a paywall, that's a publisher announcing that their role is to prohibit the progress of science as much as possible.”

This is a weekly series highlighting Open Access Button users from around the world, discussing their work, and sharing their stories. If you would like to participate, please email oabutton@gmail.com. 885 more words

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