i did a thing

I was telling someone at work about the dermatologist and how, quite frankly, I loathe her. She has the personality of a postage stamp, and not an interesting stamp. More like one of those boring ass “forever” stamps with the very non-de script American flags on it. And she’s mean.

But I digress.

Part of what causes this skin bullshit I deal with is weight, and I know that. But it’s difficult to be this age, have a potentially functioning ovary (but just one), and take the gigantic compliment of psych meds that I do. Plus, bad food tastes good.

So I’m trying. I’ve almost entirely given up caffeine, I have maybe one sugary drink a week, alcohol is out, lots more veggies and fruit are in, lean meat like fish and chicken. I swear to Ceiling Cat, I’M TRYING!!!

And then it happened. My good pal Dr. K and I joined the gym on campus. Yesterday we walked. For 30 minutes. And I didn’t die.

I set a goal back in June to lose 100lbs by the same time next year. If I expect to achieve that goal I’m going to have to keep this up, and I know that.

Besides, I want that fucking little doctor off my ass.

5 thoughts on “i did a thing”

  1. Everything that is wrong with me physically is related to my weight. I know this and have known it for a long time but we celebrate or commiserate with food and I’m no slouch. But the day after my birthday, I decided I wanted another one so I’m working harder than ever to get a grip on it. I haven’t had coffee in several days either but don’t miss it so much when it’s hot. My birthday dessert was enough to put me in a comma. I’m keeping good thoughts for both of us to succeed this time. Your cartoon says it all. Hang in there.

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