Chrissie’s Blog

Working Out

Working Out

I joined Planet Fitness at the end of February. The weight loss had begun slowing down on its own, and I was ready to add exercise to the mix. Planet Fitness is an amazing gym, first of all. Lots of great cardio equipment and weights, too. We practice “Social...

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

I went to the doctor's office last Thursday for my quarterly check-up. My blood pressure was 118/77. Pretty much perfect. Heart rate 90. Mine is always high. Weight 273.6 -- down 27 pounds from where I started on January 4. I have 23 pounds left to meet my June 30...

Holding On

Holding On

Last Friday, amid the drama and fanfare of the new refrigerator arriving, I waited on hold with the Sullivan County Health Department for nearly 40 minutes, convinced that I wasn’t really even on hold anymore, just stuck in some sort of never-ending loop, wondering if...

Building Habits

Building Habits

I’ve lost another 10 pounds or so since I last wrote about my weight loss journey for the blog in February. I’m down a little more than 20 pounds overall since I started on January 4, 2021. I’m proud of that. I can fit into jeans again and don’t have to wear sweatpants or pajama bottoms everywhere I go now. I feel like I’m falling behind…

Springing Ahead

Springing Ahead

Everyone else on social media has been showing off their “bloomers” for weeks now. But it seems like everything here at our house has blossomed later than usual. Pictures have popped up on my timeline from last year and the year before where the daffodils that we transplanted from my great-grandparents’ place over on Razor Ridge in Grayson County…