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April Fools. Har har har...Hi friends. Today was almost 80 degrees out in Buffalo, NY (that I am not fooling about!) It made me want to be running around outside, generally just enjoying the sunshine and vitamin d that comes along with it. It is such a wonderful feeling, very hard to describe, what spring does to me.

Last year at this time, I was getting close to a surgery date. I had my psych eval down, and was just waiting. It was one of the hardest parts, the waiting. Today I can't imagine not being 110 lbs lighter like I am today.

Everyday I get a compliment from someone, and I tell you, it truly never gets old. I just hope that next year at this time I can say I am 200 lbs lighter than I was in July 2009. That is a big goal I think, but I do believe it is attainable.

I am contemplating what to do with my life. Seems like when you go to school, spend lots of money on fancy degrees, all you get is just that: lots of debt and a fancy degree. What is lacking is the passion I once had. I am hoping that maybe I just need a "boost" - hanging out with other therapists in my field, going to some trainings, maybe finally finishing my damn masters degree? One day I am sure I will have it all figured out *eye roll*

I have been cooking up a storm! As most of you know, I'm getting married to the most supportive man ever in May (whoa...soon!) He is such a good sport about my semi-low carb lifestyle, and doesn't complain about doing a lot of taste testing. I registered for an ice cream maker, and one of my best gal pals got it for me! I made Eggy's protein ice cream. It is so damn good...I will definitely be making it with 2% milk next time, as opposed to skim! It will make it more creamy and even tastier. I made Choc. PB and Mint forking good.

I am going to try to post some pictures soon, as I guess I am changing. All for good though:)

Talk soon bloggy friends :)


  1. I feel the hopefulness in your post. It is inspiring. Spring, love, new experiences... all good stuff. Hope your April is full of good stuff.

  2. yay you're back and happier than ever. marriage is totally the shit, i promise. 120lbs? that so ammmazing. i agree, the compliments NEVER get old.


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