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rebuildingamy Patient Expert

Klamath Falls, Oregon
I'm a mother... a wife... a business owner... and a weight loss STUD.
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Lists... and goals... and June Cleaver... by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I am a very visual person. I have to have lists or pictures or texts that say "I know you told me you need ____ but can you email me so I don't forget?" So today, a ... Read on »
Pumpkin Bars, Friendship and Pinterest FAIL? by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If you were to peek in my bedroom window at night, you'd be pretty disappointed. Most nights you'd find me sitting in my bed, zoning out on Pinterest . I'm assuming everyone ... Read on »
Here's a SNAPPY solution! by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Boy oh boy do I love this guy, right down to the dirt on the bridge of his naughty back-yard-digging nose. HOWEVER: Baxter has a few bad habits and one o ... Read on »
when the trail gets steep by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Brooke (my amazing niece) has taken on the task of watching three SUPER nice kids this summer while their parents are working. She and I decided that we should take a ... Read on »
.... where am I ...? by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss "My name is Amy Hempel. I am a part time student at OIT and I have two children." This is what I came up with when I was asked to introduce myself to a group on Sunday. ... Read on »
School and recovery and studying and... how old am I?? by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well I have completed over half of my first term at OIT. I had someone ask me today "have you registered for spring term, yet?" And I replied "is that the next one?" My ... Read on »
Surgery in your mouth = not so sexy. by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Twenty years ago I had a small bump in the top of my mouth. Small... meaning the size of a pencil eraser. Nothing too concerning however I went ahead and made an appointment ... Read on »
I've made it... it's official... FOURTY. This is how it looks: by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss What an AMAZING month December turned out to be! As you may recall, I realized in a previous blog post that I had FOUR MONTHS TO 40 and wanted to lose some weight. I'm happy ... Read on »
Who... me? by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Tired. Busy. Distracted. Funny to some. Obnoxious to most. Knocking on 40's door. Hoping it doesn't answer. It will. Trying. Succeeding. Sometimes failing. Lov ... Read on »
Enough pills to choke a .... by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss OH what we will do to look fabulous! This is the cocktail that Eric has prescribed for me each morning 1) 30g of protein. (made by him this morning & included a nice spo ... Read on »
Four Months to Fourty. by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss (Let's be clear: I'm not 40, YET.) I've never been one to lament about age. However: I will be turning 40 the end of December. My husband is FREAKED OUT about getti ... Read on »
September 10, 2001 by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I haven't blogged in a while... however today I needed to find a place to get my thoughts down. I remember September of 2001. I honestly don't remember what I ha ... Read on »
The day I almost killed a polar bear with an apple. by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It was 1983 & I was a freckly faced, flat chested, loud, immature volunteer at the Memphis Zoo. I love animals and my position at the zoo served two purposes: I was able to ... Read on »
...ouch...? by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Oh. I guess I should introduce you... this is my WONDERFUL friend, Jodi Orlando. She's a circuit trainer. She likes to go from machine to machine to stretching to abs (do I ... Read on »
Drowning in a Sea of Blue. Carpet. by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have not even opened this page for months. And I'm sorry. I shut down, turned away, and literally have not entered the blog address. I'm too chicken to even read the co ... Read on »
DAY 61: Change is... good...? by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Eric, an Oregonian, attended medical school in Kansas City, Missouri.  Eric was certain, from the first day we moved to KC, that we would be swept away by a tornado. Bein ... Read on »
Day 60: Cutting the cheese. by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've been noticing something about Sissy. You remember Sissy, don't you? She's my SUPER-AMAZING-INTELLIGENT-MAJESTIC Boston Terrier. And she's getting fat. You may remember ... Read on »
GOOD GOLLY, WOMAN... WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN? by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Dear Internet, Can you forgive me? I left you. I disappeared. I ran and hid. I started SUCKING at my goals & ran into a dark place and ate some bread with butter ... Read on »
Day 59: SLEEP, my pretty, SLEEP. (and a GIVEAWAY!) by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have very few memories of taking care of Lauren as a baby. Eric was in medical school then & he would get up, every night, and feed her and rock her back to sleep. It was ... Read on »
Day 53... the damage report. by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss WELL... vacation. Vacation tacked 2 pounds onto my already-voluptuous frame. It's a good thing Dr. Hempel finds me so hot or I'd be in some hot water, know what I'm sayin ... Read on »