Things I never thought I’d type again

Ms. Salacious is having a baby! I feel like I should mark the occasion with a poem or something but I can’t rub two brain cells together to have a creative thought at the moment. The awesome thing is that I am madly and comfortably in love with my new family. A dramatic difference from the first time I went through this. Don’t get me wrong, this is still terrifying, The Boy is 12¬†after-all (who does that?!), but it’s a good feeling knowing that it’s not going to go the way of Mr. Salacious. What I have learned it that […]

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Chocolate Banana Coconut Frozen Heaven

On Friday my cousin turned 34 and wanted to go out somewhere. She decided on a jazz club, Cliff Bells, but wasn’t sure if she wanted to stay there all night. This posed an issue for yours truly. Since my diet, my feet are no longer swollen little sausages and I can wear all the lovely shoes I used to. So when faced with an evening of uncertain destinations one must be prepared for anything. So instead of my gold slingbacks I went with my red Christian Siriano wedges. Although they are ridiculously high, wedges are the most comfortable when […]

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A bowl of sweet, sweet oatmeal

Things I’ve learned (so far) on the hCG Protocol

As I am nearing the end of Phase 3 (low carb stabilization phase) there are some things that I have learned about myself and food. These are important lessons that, hopefully, will serve me well when I get down to my goal weight (currently 95 pounds away). Some of my fellow dieters aren’t understanding why I want to go through all four phases instead of wrapping up P3 and going right into Round 2 (isn’t some of the jargon fun. Click here to find out WTF all these P’s and R and other BS acronyms mean). For them the logic […]

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Ridiculous hCG Acronyms

hCG: Human chorionic gonadotropin or human chorionic gonadotrophin: is a glycoprotein hormone produced during pregnancy that is made by the developing embryo after conception and later by the syncytiotrophoblast (part of the placenta),[1][2] but it is not known whether this production is a contributing cause or an effect of tumorigenesis. hCG is also produced in the pituitary gland of males and females of all ages. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_chorionic_gonadotropin) Phases: The Protocol is broken into 4 parts or phases. Phase 1: Binge days. These are the days where you load your body with fat in preparation for the diet. Also thought of as […]

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Oya dancer in Cuba. Oya is known to be represented by 9 colors and she is my head Orisha. Oshumare is actually the rainbow (lowercase r)

Vulnerable in public

He is passionate about working with kids, he’s a family guy, he’s got intelligence and thoughtfulness. His relationships with his close friends have lasted for years. He might not have everything I want, but he is all that I want. Here’s where the saga gets sad and frustrating for our heroine

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