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Monthly Archives : August 2016

Out and About: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum


Minnesota offers lots of sites and places to experience and I have barely seen half of them for myself.  I have been getting tired of seeing the same thing and walking the same paths so it is time to get out and explore the world around me.  First starting around Minnesota and hopefully more around the United States and the…

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PCOS: My Warning Signs


PCOS is short for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and I had never heard anything about it expect that Whitney Thore’s on “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” has it.  That show might be the first time I had ever heard of this syndrome, I definitely don’t remember them talking about it with us in sex ed.  Then I was diagnosed with PCOS…

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Why I Chose Me


Growing up we are taught that there is a way we are supposed to go through our lives.  We are told that you go to school then once you graduate high school you go to college and you get a degree.  Now if you are really good you go for your Bachelor’s degree but if you don’t want to go…

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How I Lost 77 Lbs and Gained Back 40


When I was first diagnosed with Fibromyalgia I was not able to do much, I had a been 80% bedridden for two months.  On a good day, I was able to take a shower and hang out on the couch for a few hours.  Most days though taking a shower meant me having to lay back down for a nap…

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It’s Me…Jessica


Before I start digging into this blog I really want to introduce myself to everyone so you can know what has brought me here and to create this blog.  I want to also let you know what you can expect from my blog.   First off my name I Jessica Sue Olafson and I’m 28 years old.  I was born…

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