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Today we bought a camping trailer

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Today we went out to look for a camping trailer...
Camping is one of the things I like to do but have not done for a long time....

I started to wonder today what other things I put off because of my weight, then this hit me.....What has my family or friends put off because of my weight...I wonder how many things Gary did not go or ask me to do because of my weight...He knew I was very embarrassed to go to new places becuae I worried so much if the seat would be big enough or hold enough. or would there be a lot of stairs or have to walk a long way....

Wonder how many of us have had the same issues, we don't even want to think of how our weight impact friends and family?

we have the power to change it all.
Today as we went from place to place I realized how much my world has change, it's open a whole world of possibilities and it feels so wonderful...I'm not going to dwell on what I missed as I can't change that but I am going to work on what I can today ,and all the tomorrows to get out and enjoy the world around me.

We found a perfect trailer for us and we are planning our first adventure. Gary would never say anything about my weight and holding him back but I can just see the excitement in his face when we talk about where we want to go and what we want to do....knowing I can now do it all...

Have a healthy day and think if you can't loose the weight for YOU maybe you can for your children, husband and your family....

HUGS


Kitt.... emoticon

  
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SHANTODD420 9/22/2009 2:55PM

    We have a tent we have not used since before we got married. We are hoping to experiment with it next year. Once madison is a little older.

Have fun and enjoy it Kitt.


Shannon

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FERRET-EYES 9/21/2009 10:11AM

    Thank you Kitt, for putting these truths here for us to see.
Your blog, was just what i needed this morning...the reminder that
not only am i saving my life...but also how we 'live' day to day.
Hugs. Ferret.

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KAT_56 9/20/2009 12:34PM

    How wonderful is that! Have a wonderful time camping - you sure deserve it. Let us know about your trips.

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BKGOOBERH 9/20/2009 11:10AM

    Congrats on the new camper. You will enjoy it so much. Have lots of fun and enjoy it.

You are so right about our weight effecting others. I notice the shock in my kids eyes when I suggest a bike ride, or walking to the playground. Six months ago, those things would have never happened. If we went to the playground, it was in the van, and I would sit on a bench reading while they played. Now I play with them. I am sorry I missed so much of my children's childhood being fat, but I am going to make the most of what I have now. The kids are enjoying the new me as much as I am.

Have a great day!

-Brandi

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HAPPYSOUL91 9/20/2009 9:01AM

    I think you really hit the nail right on, excess weight keeps us from doing so many things that we don't realize what a hold it has on our life.

Enjoy your new adventures! emoticon

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SECRETMUSIC 9/20/2009 1:07AM

    Wishing you many happy adventures with your new camper and your new you!

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POSITIVELY_EB 9/20/2009 12:05AM

    That certainly is an eye-opener! Something for me to think about as well! Thanks for sharing!

Enjoy your adventure!!!

Hugs! Beverly

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RAINBOWMF 9/19/2009 11:13PM

    emoticon wonderful blog
You are going to have so much fun!
Post some pictures of your new camper.

Hugs Mary

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JENNRUHE 9/19/2009 10:50PM

    Sounds like life is going to have many adventures for you and Gary from now. That's great I am so happy for you! emoticon

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SOCKITTOME 9/19/2009 9:49PM

    Excellent thoughts, Kitt! Too many of us think it's only about "me," but the world isn't just about "me" -- it's about "me" and everyone around me. Thank you for sharing this powerful revelation!

And have fun camping!!! You are living, girl!!!


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LAINIESNEWLIFE 9/19/2009 9:47PM

    That's awesome, Kitt! Thank you for the motivation. I know that I have not done a lot of fun things with Rocky because of my weight. I know he would have loved for us to go to an amusement park together, but I couldn't do it. Luckily, he was able to go with family. I think one of the first things I'm going to do after I lose at least 100 lbs is to take my son to Disney World. Even though he's almost 19 years old, I think he would really appreciate that.

Thank you so much, Kitt, for being such a great inspiration. You are awesome!!!

Hugs,

Lain
ie

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DISTAN 9/19/2009 9:32PM

    Kitt you are so right. I cannot do a lot so Stan has given up on the things he loves. Now I know I have to loose. We use to camp every weekend.I sold my motorcycle he has his.I am so glad you and Gary are doing things together and having fun plus loosing weight. emoticon

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Friday weigh in

Friday, September 18, 2009

Today is my weigh in day, but yesterday was my prep day for my colonoscopy and well you takes stuff that cleans you out... emoticon
So this morning I was 148, but that is not a true weight, as I know I'll gain it back when I start eating and drinking again, so I'm changing my ticker....I could see what tomorrow brings but will wait till next friday and hope for a truer weigh in


all went well and I won't have to do it again for 10 years.


Nice thing this time when I went to the hospital, they did not need the bigger cuff to do my B/P
I did not need the big Gown and when they weighed me I did not blush.....no big wheel chair either....


Have a healthy evening and remember if your at that age you owe to your self and your family to get checked....colon cancer is curable when detected early...and it is painless , they knock ya out too.....so you don't know what they really did and you don't have to be scared of pain....


Take care


Kitt

  
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SOCKITTOME 9/19/2009 1:50PM

    I had my first colonoscopy done a couple of years ago...really dreaded it, but the medication they gave me was wonderful and I don't remember a thing from the procedure itself.

Some of us could use something like that for our jobs. emoticon

Glad to hear it went well!!! You have a good perspective on the weight, too. Hopefully you'll be at that weight next week, or very, very close. And the other things you mentioned -- what a cause for celebration!!!!! More non-scale victories that we don't think about until they happen. You rock!!!


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HAPPYSOUL91 9/19/2009 9:37AM

    Very glad to read that all went well and wow not for another 10 years.

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 9/19/2009 12:30AM

    That's great news, Kitty.

Hugs,

Lainie

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GRACEISENUF 9/18/2009 10:43PM

    Glad to hear it went well Kitt. I need to schedule it too.

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DISTAN 9/18/2009 10:15PM

    Glad all went well.

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RAINBOWMF 9/18/2009 9:38PM

    Good for you, Kitt.
I am glad you are done with that.
Have a great week end!

Hugs Mary

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THOMS1 9/18/2009 9:28PM

    I'm glad all went well for you and good luck at your weigh in next friday. emoticon

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rough day

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Tomorrow is the prep day for my colonoscopy and so it's going to be a rough day, especially around dinner time...
I will be mighty hungry by friday afternoon so watch out world.....
I know this has to be done, I'm at the age where it should have been done years back....

so I'm going to have suck it up and just be hungry.......


Have a healthy day....
my tracker is going to look mighty bear tomorrow.


Kitt

  
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CSRULE 9/18/2009 12:51PM

    I hope it goes well for you!

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HAPPYSOUL91 9/17/2009 12:39PM

    Just finished my a few days ago. Dinner time won't be tough, living in the bathroom is tough.

Good luck!

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DISTAN 9/17/2009 12:07PM

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MY1FAN 9/17/2009 10:04AM

    I just wanted to give you a emoticon

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BZYBOYSMOM 9/17/2009 9:12AM

    Hang in there my friend! I did it for the first time over the summer and the prep is the worst part! However, sugar free popcycles and chicken broth never tasted so good! emoticon


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HIKERSAN 9/17/2009 6:53AM

    You can do it, the first time is always filled with apprehension, but it will be fine. I have had 4 or so, I have lost track. Just think, you will be able to be a role model for others!
Hugs . . . you know I will be thinking of you! emoticon

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GODZDESIGN95 9/17/2009 6:44AM

    Best wishes with this. God be with you emoticon.

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DOUGZ69 9/16/2009 9:24PM

    Only 10 more months and I'll be there too! Guess it's better than the alternative!

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I wonder

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

As I sit here tonight I wonder where I might be if I never found spark people and all the wonderful people I have meet.

I wonder if I'd be a live, could I walk ...gee I need to stop this line of thinking and just be happy I did find it, and I can not only walk but I can jog, ride a bike, or do just about anything I want to.


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Good Night dear friends

Kitt

  
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GODZDESIGN95 9/17/2009 6:43AM

    Hey it is ok to be grateful and brag on spark! emoticon

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RAINBOWMF 9/16/2009 6:14PM

    We are happy you found Sparks too!

Look at you, you have done such an wonderful
job.

Mary

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HAPPYSOUL91 9/16/2009 10:13AM

    I think we always think how lucky we are to find something that works and continues to motivate us.

So glad you found sparkpeople and so glad I found your blog and you motivate me

Thx again,

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DISTAN 9/16/2009 9:25AM

    Kitt,

I thank goodness you found SP where would all of us be with out you.Great job.

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BYHISSPIRIT 9/16/2009 12:48AM

    Wondering is good! It helps you and makes you grateful... grateful is how we feel about you Kitt!

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AJANNIE 9/15/2009 11:42PM

    Kitt you are a Inspiration for us all im glad you found spark emoticon

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GRAMMYPAMY 9/15/2009 11:25PM

    I haven't been back to SP for awhile, but every time I check in, I check on YOU!! You are an inspiration and a wonderful example to all!! emoticon Pam

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thank you

Monday, September 14, 2009

I'd like to thank everyone for there support and encouragement.
I really appreciate it and it helps me to say on track.....

Have a healthy week


Kitt

  
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RAINBOWMF 9/15/2009 8:05PM

    You're a wonderful Inspiration, I want to be just like you when I grow up.
LOL!!!
Hugs Mary

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SECRETMUSIC 9/15/2009 1:21PM

    Oh, the thanks go both ways! You are a marvelous inspiration!

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BLPRETTYGIRL1 9/15/2009 9:25AM

    Kitt,

You are encouragement too a lot of members. Including me. I have to work mighty hard to keep up with your steps.

Debbie from Maine Sparks.

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HIKERSAN 9/15/2009 4:40AM

    emoticon emoticon

T = together
E = Everyone
A = Accomplishes
M = More

I agree, with DISTAN!

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DISTAN 9/14/2009 10:38PM

    We should be thanking you. Great job and always there for us.

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