I need to start this post with a HUGE thank you to a fellow blogger! Her name is Shira. She has an amazing blog called Hello Life: A Year Without A Scale. It is about her journey through eating disorder recovery. All I can say is that she is truly inspirational!! I only wish I had found her blog earlier because she is just about finished with her 365 days without a scale. Don't worry though, I am working my way through all her past entires. The thing I absolutely love about her blog is that she is REAL. She doesn't sugar coat things. She is honest and so motivating. I love her "Hello Life" idea. She sent out bracelets to others who are struggling with ED. I requested one and it made my day when it arrived!
It is such a great feeling knowing that Shira, and many others are wearing this same bracelet and struggling through similar situations. I cannot express how amazing it feels knowing I am not alone in this crazy disease.
THANK YOU SHIRA!
On another ED related topic...I went to the reproductive doctor today. Since my last visit (about a month ago) I am up 2 pounds. That means only 5 more to go :) I can honestly say I feel OK with the number I saw today. ED gave his two cents...but I did a pretty good job of telling him to "Shut It!" I feel even more motivated now to gain the next 5 pounds.
I went to the grocery store after my appointment. Like I was hoping, I was feeling extra brave. I even had a coupon for these gems.
Of course ED was screaming NOOOO! But ya know what?! These are delicious!! I had the red velvet today and really enjoyed them :) Are they the most healthy thing? Hell no! But I have eaten super (crazily) healthy for pretty much my entire life. We all deserve some fun and yummy food!
Another pretty awesome thing happened today. I got a FREE haircut!! That's right! I also got some highlights thrown in. I have this super talented friend who is a hair stylist. She did my hair for wedding and I always go to her when I need a cut. I texted her to see if she was working today because my hair was getting outta control. She wasn't working, but she was interviewing a potential new stylist. He moved here from New York and was asked to bring a "model" to show his skills. Since he didn't know anyone, my friend asked if I would want to volunteer. For a free haircut?! Count me in! Wash, highlights, cut, styled for FREE! I cannot stress the free part enough. Anyone who goes to even a somewhat decent salon knows that haircuts are not cheap. I did give him a nice little tip :) I hope he gets the job! I was a happy customer.
Overall I would say today was a pretty good day. I am trying to keep a positive attitude with the whole weight thing. One day/meal at a time :)
What is the best thing you ever got for FREE??