About Amy

I’m not a skinny girl in a fat girl’s body. I’m a fat girl in a fat girl’s body. These are my thoughts. I'm not a doctor, so don't take my thoughts as medical fact. I won't be held accountable if you do.

Negative for malignancy

Beep's face when I told her I don't have cancer.

I have some amazing news to share – the biopsy (see post from yesterday) came back negative for malignancy – which means I don’t have cancer! via GIPHY I don’t have many answers as to what is happening right now, but I’m going to try to focus on the fact that no matter what – at […]

“There’s a chance you have cancer but I don’t want to speculate until we know more.”

Photo: LauraLeeMarx

via GIPHY “But don’t worry. Even if it is cancer, you’ve probably had it for months or years – waiting a few weeks for a biopsy isn’t a big deal. This cancer grows slowly.” via GIPHY Let’s back up. I started noticing some difficulty swallowing in late spring. I felt like I had a lump […]

28 Days of Salads

Day 1: Organic romaine lettuce, organic kale, organic boston lettuce, organic Roma tomatoes, croutons, Romano/asiago/Parmesan cheese blend, boiled chicken and newman's own organic Caesar dressing.

No, this isn’t like that time I went tried to go vegetarian for a month. I have been horrible and spending too much money eating at restaurants and/or ordering take out these past couple of months. It’s sad because I love to cook. Maybe it’s just winter doldrums. I have recently started working out with […]

That time I lopped off my boobs… for science

Image: http://boneandspine.com/

Editor’s note: This post has been in draft mode for almost six months. I have been debating for years on whether or not I should share my story. I mean, it’s personal. SUPER personal. But, I remember trying to search for information when I was going through this process and there weren’t a lot of […]

Couch to 5k

Week 1, Day 2

  So, I guess this running thing isn’t a fluke! After not running for 13+ mo, I have now ran three times in less than 10 days. It feels great to be back. I’m taking things slow with C25K and spacing out workouts as to not overwhelm my ankle. The last thing I want to […]

I ran.

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So…last night I ran. I ran for the first time in nearly 14 months. I wasn’t planning to run. It just happened. I ran. I am camping with my family and just before dinner last night I decided to walk down to the bathroom. I ran. After a few steps, I felt magic in my […]