The blended mama

i am a blend of helicopter, tiger, dolphin, bear, sunshine, darkness and everything in between

For seven long years, I stayed in a toxic relationship, walking on eggshells. I was a people-pleaser of the highest order. Anybody could walk over me and complain that I wasn’t flat enough to be a doormat. I was happily dedicated to servitude and there was hardly any time for me to take care of …

Continue reading

I have entered the sixth week of pregnancy according to my LMP. I have been having increased cramping and abdominal and groin pain these days. As I am typing this, I can feel a throbbing, electric like sensation in my groin area and a sharp on and off pain towards the left side of my …

Continue reading

2015 was a hell of a year for me. In every sense of the word ‘hell’. I went through major surgeries to fix my back. I had bone graft and bone mass protein drilled inside me along with supporting hardware. My back was raw and unstable, and felt like a stack of loose bricks. My …

Continue reading

Day 5 Weight – 167.1 pounds Lost – 1.3 pounds I am back to the weight I was two days back. And I realize that this will go up again if I don’t eat maturely today. For a while my scales have been fluctuating between 75 and 79. That is my plateau. Earlier I used …

Continue reading

Day 4 Weight – 168.4 pounds. Weight lost – 1.8 pounds. Yesterday, I was eating or drinking something every one or two hours the whole day but still I lost 1.8 pounds. So, I want to review the main ingredients of my yesterday’s diet that must have worked to cause the weight loss – wheat …

Continue reading

Day 3 Weight – 170.2 pounds Increase -3.1 pounds Up until now, I didn’t know that ‘distraction eating’ can cause this much weight gain in a couple of  hours time. Stumped!! Feeling a little frustrated after my morning weigh in. Thinking about going on a different route today. Instead of the ‘leangains’, I am going …

Continue reading