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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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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 […]

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done with weight loss

Something just occurred to me. I’m not super concerned about weight loss any more. I gained about 4 pounds last week, then went down about 4 pounds this week. So I’m hovering around a weight I feel comfortable to live in. I can lose more body fat, I can get stronger, I can increase my […]

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the joy of jogging

I haven’t been jogging in couple months. But this morning, I jogged a mile. At first the air was cold and it was had to breathe. But once I got used to it, I was amazed I was jogging at all after a break from jogging! My thought was to jog first block, but then […]