That’s me, Zan, I’m a 30-something living in the San Francisco Bay Area. I’m a part time opera singer, amateur photographer, knitter, and Disney freak, along with a couple hundred other interests thrown in for good measure. I’m a little sarcastic, a little frenetic, and definitely a bit crazy.
Losing weight, that’s what. This is a record of my journey to lose half my body weight, it’s ups, downs, in betweens, sideways, and frontways. Here you will find Weekly Check-ins, Weekly Weigh-ins, Recipes, and much more.
Woops, guess I already told you that one. Well, we can include some of my favorite vacation destinations in this one too: Monterey and Disneyland!!!
Weight loss, for me, has been ongoing quest over the past 17 years. The first “diet” I remember going on was when I was 13 years old. October 2009, however, marked the start of this new stage in my life, the first time I’ve actually embarked on a plan to not only remove weight, but better my health and address the issues that caused me to gain weight in the first place.
- The Weight Watchers Momentum program.
- The Beck Diet Solution to an extent.
- Meatless Mondays or flexitarianism. Are you wondering what a flexitarian is? It’s following a mostly vegetarian diet with meat or fish thrown in a couple of times a week. I hate the idea of being a vegetarian that cheats. Cheating is such a nasty word. So, yeah, I’m a flexitarian. Call me a cheater or what you will, I’m happy.
Because the magical weight loss fairy isn’t going to materialize and zap me in the ass with her cellulitebegone stick.
And I want to be healthy because I’m not right now, but I’m getting better.
Finally, because I can:
Five Things You May Not Know About Me (but may have been able to infer):
- I’m a little goth girl at heart.
- I love vintage clothing and want to be a freaking pin-up. But do NOT mistake my love of vintage clothing and the 50’s household to mean that I am – by any means – a stay at home kind of gal.
- I <3 rockabilly. A lot.
- I’m a city girl at heart. Hustle and bustle are what it’s all about, baby.
- I rarely step out of the house without hair and make-up done.