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Erin M.

I'm Erin, a 28 year old New Englander who loves yoga, running, avocados and self-improvement. I blog about my 40+ pound weight loss, meditation, thyroid cancer, recipes and my attempts to bike to work at Big Girl Feats (http://biggirlfeats.com). I'm interested in becoming the healthiest happiest... Full Bio
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Tough. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Lately, many of the searches and terms that bring people to my blog are “Anxiety,” “Waiting for Medical Tests,” “Anxiety Waiting for Medical Tests,” “Tests” and anything h ... Read on »
Be Gentle. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Last night, in the midst of cramming for an exam that I feel wholly unprepared for (but reality and experience has proven that I’ll probablyyy be alright), I received an u ... Read on »
Round 3. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today I’m beginning my two week Low-Iodine Diet in anticipation of my yearly radioactive iodine scan, which I’ll be having next month. Things I’m trying to keep ... Read on »
California Love. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Here’s what I did on vacation. Two days in Los Angeles…(sidenote: I’ve been spelling Angeles wrong for 25 years).  ... Read on »
Year of Joy. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today is my 29th birthday. That sounds so crazy, but I guess every new age, every next birthday sounds a little weird until you get used to it. I was thinking abou ... Read on »
Life List. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I took an unexpected 3 week blogging hiatus (oops). I didn’t have much to blog about (although looking at pictures, I do actually want to blog about our Christmas party an ... Read on »
2 Years. (Or, The Tale of our Sappy Love Story). by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve been having a lot of milestones lately . I think that’s how you know things are moving forward, progressing, growing. I would not have been able to get through th ... Read on »
Keep Calm. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Last night I went to my first yoga class in almost 2 months. Or maybe two and a half. Either way, it’s been far, far too long. I’ve been having really bad anxiety late ... Read on »
Happy Happy. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’m off to visit the parents, siblings and the rest of my family(ies) over the next few days. I hope you have a marvelous Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and a restful weekend! ... Read on »
Thoughts on a Semester. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Phew. I finished. I’m done with my first term of grad school. I can’t believe it. It wasn’t always fun, and it certainly wasn’t always pretty. But I made it. ... Read on »
The Most Stressful Time of The Year. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’m not even talking about Christmas. Although that reminds me, I will not be buying gifts until December 17th at least. And then they might all be from Amazon.com. You’ve ... Read on »
How To: Wait For Medical Test Results Without Going Insane. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss As I mentioned through my One Year Ago post, I’m going to start talking about my experiences last year during the start of my cancer story. Hopefully these will be helpfu ... Read on »
365 Days. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 365 Days. 8,760 hours. 525,600 minutes (wow, that RENT song really is accurate). I can’t believe it. It seems like it was literally last month. That’s how long it has ... Read on »
Love Is. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Love is taking the dog out at 9:39pm, even though you’re half asleep, in your pajamas, in bed, because your girlfriend “just has 2 more pages to write, pleaseeeeeeee.” ... Read on »
November Goals. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Bloggers who post their goals ( Errign and Ashley , for example!) have really been inspiring me. Putting your goals out there in the universe is pretty brave. Not only doe ... Read on »
How To: Not Freak Out In A Waiting Room. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss As I mentioned through my One Year Ago post, I’m going to start talking about my experiences last year during the start of my cancer story. Hopefully these will be helpfu ... Read on »
30 Days of Yoga (Finally!). by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Thank you SO much for the comments on my post about changing my goal. You are all so smart and so encouraging! I have a call in to my doctor to discuss walking the half ... Read on »
Changing Course. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I got some news on Friday that made me think about some of my goals in a new way.  It was news I figured would be the case – it would probably, most likely, perhaps be ... Read on »
One Year Ago. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve been reminded of a few milestones in the past month or so, but because of work and school and my consulting job and weddings and getting a dog and….you get it…I haven ... Read on »
Back to School Health. by Erin M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Since returning back to school, I’ve been carrying all my books, notebooks and tons of other crap in this: Yesterday, while out on a walk with the dog, I realiz ... Read on »