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KelsNotChels

I am a wife, recovering graduate student and teacher! Over the course of 12 months, I dropped 30 lbs, and have kept it off for another 6 months! I am a twenty something who lived a sedentary life for 25 years, and has enjoyed being active and healthy more than I ever expected. I enjoy running,... Full Bio
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The trouble with writing… by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, I don’t know how long I can/will/want to keep up with multiple blogs.   I mean, this blog has been alive for almost TEN years, but things grow and change… mayb ... Read on »
April SMACKDOWN! by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hey, fabulous people!   I’m stopping in to do a little updating for you guys about what’s happening in my bubble!   First, and foremost, the FITNESS. I ... Read on »
creation by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Friends, I know you’ll be totally (not at all) surprised by this, but I have started yet another exciting project in my crazy head. In addition to Wedding Day Rain (th ... Read on »
the dark side of the bright side by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, inevitably, my interest in picking apart and re-hashing the internal workings of my brainz waned, and this time, I think I know why. I’ve felt so much better. So total ... Read on »
How to become a John Green fangirl in 3 easy steps, and just 72 hours. by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living (This blog is spoiler free) In 3 easy steps. 1. Read The Fault in Our Stars . Fall in love with his book, with his characters, with his words. 2. Read wikip ... Read on »
It’s beginning to look a lot like normal. by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, The past week or so has actually been pretty good.   I’ve definitely had a reduction in my depressive symptoms, and I’ve felt more like  myself. I’ve still had ... Read on »
My happy place by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, I have to tell you that the past few days have been SO much better than I could have hoped. I’m about 2 days from the month long time frame that the first injectio ... Read on »
The dam broke. by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This will be brief, as it’s rounding 8:30 and ALL I want to do is go crawl into bed…   1. I stumbled upon the most remarkable thing. When I take my vitamins (A mul ... Read on »
Won’t you be my neighbor? by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Super excited that this evening, I start reherasals for the musical, Avenue Q ! If you’ve never heard of it, I can tell you, it’s like Sesame Street, but pretend that ... Read on »
walking with a ghost by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “I was walking with a ghost. No matter which way you go, no matter which way you stay. You’re out of my mind” Does anyone know that Tegan and Sara song? I love them. W ... Read on »
Critical Mass by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, the drug which prevents me from generating or utilizing estrogen caused me worry from the start. I’m someone who has more than a few “hippy” tendencies and ideals. ... Read on »
kissing the new year in… by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living **Bonus points for anyone who knows where yesterday and today’s blog titles come from!** Last year I made some “goals” I guess you’d say. I never blogged about my inte ... Read on »
kissing the old year out… by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 2011 was a really good year… When I think back on the year, I have an overwhelmingly positive feeling. That doesn’t mean that nothing bad happened, obviously… but on t ... Read on »
Great balls of FIRE! by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 168 months. I experienced crippling, life-interferring, fainting at the mall, up all night sobbing, want to DIE pain for approximately the last 168 months of my life. ... Read on »
The Fitaversary That Wasn’t by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living (This is going to be a long one… and a personal one… just fair warning.) Several years ago, I decided to get healthy… I lost just under 40 lbs, and have kept it of ... Read on »
LORD OF THE PIES: One Apple Pie to Rule Them All by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I wanted to make a quiche recipe that I found in last month’s Shape Magazine… (Which was AWESOME, by the way.) and it called for a simple refrigerated pie crust you can f ... Read on »
I’m a fitness gangster. by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In the last 6 days, I worked out twice.   What? Jealous?   Heheee.   To be honest, I haven’t thought about working out in a LONG time.  (Of course, ... Read on »
At Last by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living At Last by Kelsey Macke Listen on Posterous kelsey www.kelseytoney.com www.twitter.com/kelsnotchels ——- Posted via email fro ... Read on »
Life Well Lived List: Vol. 8 by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, I’m back, I suppose, from my blogging hiatus, which means that even though this will be my 3rd blog this week, it’s Life Well Lived Wednesday, dangit, and I’m going to ... Read on »
Sharing the Flame by KelsNotChels Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living (I’ve written  about this topic before … but it feels fresh in my heart. I obviously have more to say-to process in regards to this idea, so I hope you’ll indulge me.) ... Read on »