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health weight loss

weight loss tip

The deli owner lady around the corner saw me yesterday and told me she was so impressed with my weight loss. I lost about 50 lbs last year and gained back about 15 lbs this year. She asked me how I did it, what I eat, etc. So I told her that I don’t eat […]

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coping skills health weight loss

rule following vs decision making and weight loss

I wanted to be done with weight loss. But I started gaining weight after reaching my goal weight! Maintaining weight is hard. It’s almost easier to be perpetually trying to lose weight, if that makes any sense at all. I am listening to this podcast on rule following vs decision making. I feel like I […]

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health weight loss

imagination and weight loss

I thought I was done with weight loss. But maintenance was hard. I gained over 10 lbs. from my lost weight in the past two months. And one of the things that made maintenance difficult is that I started breaking my fast at night. I used to eat in the middle of the night whenever […]

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anxiety coping skills health

dizziness not vertigo

I have been experiencing dizziness – not vertigo – during the past month or so. It’s really quite frustrating and limiting in ways I can live my life! When I get dizzy, it lasts few hours and sometimes happens consecutive days for few days, but not continuously. So I have gone to my primary care […]

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anxiety coping skills PhD Life

the difference between i can’t do it and i can do it

Most of last week, I felt overwhelmed and thought to myself I can’t do it. I had a sermon and a chapter of my dissertation both due on Thursday of last week. On Monday at noon, I got a call to schedule an interview for that day, had the interview and got hired later in […]