• blogging,  Life,  stoop tawk,  weight loss

    martina is losing it #24

    Here I am again and this time I’m prepared. I checked my last post to see where I left off. I usually just guess and hope I’m not repeating myself, which would be nothing new. When we last spoke, I had briefly hit the 80-pound mark. Last Thursweigh brought a 1.5-pound loss so we’re back in the 80-pound range and we’re .1 pounds down from my lowest weight. Also, I had a kind of off the rails dinner on Saturday and, even though they say to track and move on, when I have melted butter all over my garlic mashed potatoes for the first time in over a year, I…

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    martina is losing it #20

    I know, it’s been forever since I last updated everyone. Unless you saw my latest instagram post. If you did, then just act surprised. Three weigh-ins ago, I lost 4.1 pounds, which at the time put me at 70 pounds down. Like, 70 on the nose. I know, crazy. I was guardedly optimistic. I’m still in awe of it all and it still doesn’t seem real. It’s almost a year so I don’t know what’s going on. Anyway, I wanted to wait a week and see which way the scale went. At the next weigh-in, the scale betrayed me and skyrocketed up 4.4 pounds. Rude. RUUUUUUUUDEEEEE. I was really upset.…

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    martina is losing it #19

    When did I last post an update? Yea, I can’t remember either. And yea, I’m too lazy to check. I’m still here, still eating and tracking. I vaguely remember mentioning that I had gained .7 pounds and that it was fine. So we’ll go from there. The following week I lost 1.1 pounds. Back in the saddle, right? WRONG. As of my last weigh in, I gained 1.8 pounds AND I DON’T KNOW WHY. Truly. I got my blue dots, tracked everything. I didn’t get any extra walking in, but for the one day a week that I MAY walk around the park, is it all that much? Obviously, it’s…

  • blogging,  dating,  Life,  stoop tawk

    a love story, in 11 parts

    It’s been a long time since I’ve talked about anything other than my weight loss (up .7lbs this week. it’s fine. shark week started tuesday, NYE dinner was kind of heavy. it will be gone by next thursweigh. hopefully.). I’m sure you’ve noticed and I’m sure you’re thinking to yourself “I wonder what’s going on in Martina’s love life? She hasn’t updated us in a while. No news is good news, right? Good for her.” uuuummmm. no. To be honest, I’m feeling myself falling into the same feeling of hopelessness and despair (#dramaqueen) that I did last year. It’s weird because every early January I see the whole year filled…

  • blogging,  christmas,  Life,  stoop tawk,  weight loss

    martina is losing it #18

    Christmas is the season of miracles. If it wasn’t, Hallmark wouldn’t be able to crank out the canon of movies it does every year. Maybe it was one of those Christmas miracles or some Santa magic or someone upstairs was looking out for me when I stepped on the scale this Thursweigh because I lost 4.2 pounds. I LOST 4.2 POUNDS in one week. Well, definitely not nothing, but there are 67 pounds less of me. one more time for the kids in the back: I’VE LOST A TOTAL OF 67 POUNDS. I don’t know how I had such a big loss this week. I’m going to say that with…

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    martina is losing it #16

    Part of the issue of me not getting a routine post up is that, as I said in my last post, I fall into a YouTube hole, or I’m catching up on my other stories and since I only have one screen, I could only focus on one thing at a time. My stories usually win out and my adoring fans lose. Sorry, every one (of you). The point of this is to say that thanks to an early Black Friday sale, I treated* myself to a Firestick from Amazon. “Big deal, Martina. Welcome to 2018” – you, probably. It means I can totally dedicate my screentime to writing and…

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    martina is losing it #15

    As with the past few of these posts, you’d be amazed at how many times I’ve tried to start a post and then fell into a Youtube hole and wind up closing the tab without writing a word. I’ve been hacking up a lung for two days now and seeing as it’s the weekend, what a better time to lock myself in my bed to write and convalesce. Cutting to the chase, I know I’ve missed two weeks of updates. November started off strong with a 3.2 pound loss. I felt that one. My body felt different in the days leading up to Thursweigh. The second weigh-in of the month…

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    martina is losing it #14

    I’m going to be real with you guys. Part of my absence was because time just got away from me and all of a sudden it’s like 3 weeks and I haven’t put up an update. The other part was that October was not the greatest month on this journey for me. In total, I’ve lost 5.2 pounds for the month. That’s with a very (,┬ávery) small gain, one nice loss, and then two other weeks of lackluster losses. I mean, as much as I’m complaining and kind of wallowing, it’s 5.2 pounds that are not on me anymore. This brings my overall total to 52.5 pounds lost. That’s (supposedly)…

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    martina is losing it #12

    I have some good news and I have some “bad” news. The good news is that I lost another 1.1 lbs this week, which makes my total lost 47.6 lbs. So that’s good. The “bad” news is that I didn’t make it into the next decade. I’m so close that I would bet if I weighed myself tomorrow morning, I’d hit it. But I don’t want to make myself crazy so next week it is. Getting that bit of housekeeping out of the way, now we can get down to business here. When I bought the dress that I would eventually wear for my cousin’s wedding, the lady who measured…

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    martina is losing it #11

    Sorry I missed last week and left you hanging. Did she lose the PMS weight? Was it really PMS? Did she fall off the wagon? WHEN WILL WE FIND OUT??!! Yes/ I assume so/ Nope/Eventually, calm down. Last week I lost all of the PMS weight and then some. I was down 3.6 pounds, so, for the math challenged out there, that’s the 1.6 and 2 more pounds. This week I lost another 2.2 pounds. For those keeping any kind of track, that’s a grand total of 46.5 pounds! I am soooclose to entering a new decade, one that I can’t remember ever being in. There was a long stretch…