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You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not

Sunday, January 09, 2011

"If someone tells you that you can't do something, tell them "Yes, I can because I am doing it right now!"
Barry
Dinner with Schmucks
(Great movie. See it).

When they doubted I could lose any weight
When they didnt think I would stick to it
When the first 20 pounds came off, then 30,40,50....
When the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th smaller size was worn
When I went below 290, 280,270,260,250,240 (and closing in on the 230's)
When I got my first Victoria Secret Bra
When I walked my first mile
When I crossed my legs again
When I climbed a mountain.

That is when I said, "Yes, I can. Because I am doing it right now!!"

  
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ROBINSNEWNEST 1/13/2011 11:57PM

    what?!! You got your Victoria's Secret bra?! I have been away too long!! I mean, I knew you were amazing, but THAT was monumental. I am going immediately to review the blogs! Madison and I just watched that desperately in search of humor...Yep, you're doing it. emoticon

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ATREAT4ME 1/13/2011 11:06PM

    Excellent!

We just saw the movie recently and I love that quote. At first, I thought the movie was kind of slow. But boy by the time it was all over I just simply LOVED IT!

You may say I'm a dreamer,
But I'm not

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BAYBELIEVER 1/11/2011 9:43PM

    Love it! You are DOing it!

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JRSGIRL1995 1/11/2011 8:52PM

    Awesome blog!! Glad you are not a dreamer because that means I'm not one either! Very encouraging! Thank You!! emoticon

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HEARTANDMUSIC 1/11/2011 8:47PM

    You rock! Awesome attitude!

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TEENY_BIKINI 1/11/2011 8:36PM

    Rock this!!

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VERITY50 1/10/2011 10:03PM

    You Go Girl!

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PHOENIXK26 1/10/2011 12:36PM

    As Flo used to say, you can just tell them to "kiss my grits!"
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BBGYRL4 1/9/2011 7:27PM

    Love this blog!! What a great message!

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HEALTHIERTINA 1/9/2011 5:43PM

  way to go. You are definately inspiring me. emoticon emoticon

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MAIA2011 1/9/2011 4:43PM

    My other comment was too long. LOL You are so right! You can do it! I just wish your life were a movie, too, so I could laugh at the faces of everybody who told you you couldn't!

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RIGBY31 1/9/2011 1:50PM

    Recapping your successes is good for the heart and mind. You've done so well, you inspire me so much, friend!

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BRAINYBLONDE5 1/9/2011 11:18AM

    i literaly just watching this movie last night hahaha it was so funny! but his message is powerful. you are amazing. you inspire me && you ARE doing it :)

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NEDERLUNG 1/9/2011 10:56AM

    YES to positivitiy!

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WATCHMEGO2 1/9/2011 9:38AM

    Rock on Sista!!

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 1/9/2011 9:28AM

    You're a rock star Jan, you can do anything! I can't believe someone told YOU that you COULDN'T do something... They must not know you very well!
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BTINTERNET 1/9/2011 9:11AM

    You rock! And yes you can do it and *are* doing it!!

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PJH2028 1/9/2011 8:25AM

    Yes yes The Two Mamas on OWN.... great idea ;-)
You are an inspiration. Loved this blog. And, you bet, 2011 is going to be great.

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SHERLYN-WILL 1/9/2011 8:16AM

    Aww PERFECT timing.... My Dh is supportive most of the time.. but last night he said I was just going to do like I always do... lose it and then BLOW UP AND GET FAT! Yep.. it P***ed me off... but then as I thought about it... more and more... (Course I had lots of time to THINK coz I wasn't talkin' to him.. *(silent treatment) LOL... anyway.. I used it to fuel the fire to succeed!



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_COSMOPAULATAN_ 1/9/2011 8:16AM

    You must know a lot of dumb people if they are telling you that you can't do something!

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BIGMAMAT 1/9/2011 8:04AM

    I am feelin the Mama Power!!! emoticon

You go girl!! Way to celebrate those victories! Just think about how many more you will be adding at the end of 2011?
Onederland, seeing those piggie toes, Going to NYC to see our buddy Al Roker??? The possibilities are endless! Who knows, maybe we should apply to have our own show on Oprahs new Network???

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BRIAEL 1/9/2011 1:32AM

    I love your "can do" attitude. It really fires me up. Stay strong, Jan. :)

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JOURNEY2DESTINY 1/9/2011 12:27AM

    Awesome! Keep Sparkin'

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SCHENPOSSIBLE 1/9/2011 12:19AM

    Brava! emoticon

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TIPHEY2003 1/9/2011 12:15AM

    Fantastic!
Keep up the great work, and the stick with that amazing self worth, because it doesn't matter who says you can't do something if you make yourself the proof that you can. emoticon

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I lost a friend

Friday, January 07, 2011

Found out this morning that I lost a friend last night. SJ was not even 50 years old. She has hilarious,brilliant, vibrant, outrageous and one of my favorite people to see. We saw each other occasionally over the last 10 years or so, at a party or on a vacation.

IN the last few years, she became bulimic. Then alchoholic. Then substance abuse. He tried sooo hard to save her. She was in and out of rehab, halfway houses, apartments, living with her mom, coming back home. It has been a hard road. He never gave up on her. He tried and tried to save her. She had a 20 year old daughter and 20 year old stepson.

He found her last night. Gone.

All I can think is what a waste of a life. She had it all. Beauty, a faithful and loving family, intellect that provided her a good job. Then it all went haywire. She could not pull it together and now she is gone. There are no more chances. Not for her, not for her family.

People, I know we already know but Life is short. It is precious. I am proud of us for realizing that and trying to make the best of what we have. Keep fighting, keep trying to make the best of it. I am going to.

  
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ROBINSNEWNEST 1/14/2011 12:05AM

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SLFRISBEY 1/12/2011 9:19AM

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Life is a short but precious journey. I hope that your friend's family will be able to cope with this awful tragic loss. (((hugs)))

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GREEKGAL1 1/12/2011 4:49AM

  Very sorry to hear about your friend. Life is just too short!

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OHSOCOOLLISA 1/11/2011 10:31PM

    I suffered with bulimia/depression/OTC abuse...I still have set backs. I know the pain that comes with it and I realize each person has their own struggle. I won't discount or belittle your friend, as I believe her battle was harsh. Your blog brought tears to me...but in a healthy way.

I am sorry for your loss and I am encouraged that you CAN see how precious life is. I said healthy tears because there was a time where no matter how hard I tried, I could not see the precious moments, never mind feel them. I, too, am grateful and privileged to have SP friends and to know they care about themselves AND are able to act appropriately; it is just WOW!

Thanks for sharing,
~ Lisa

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QUEENJEANINE11 1/11/2011 9:07PM

    I am so sorry for your loss and the family and the loved ones who are affected by this as well. Must never forget how life is a gift and we need to make each day count. emoticon

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KITHKINCAID 1/11/2011 8:43PM

    I'm fighting every day Mama. So sorry to hear about your friend.

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TEENY_BIKINI 1/11/2011 8:36PM

    I am so sorry for your loss.

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NEENSTER1 1/9/2011 8:32AM

    emoticon emoticon to hear about your dear friend. Praying for comfort for her family. emoticon

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MAGGIENCALI 1/8/2011 9:19PM

    My condolences for your loss. You are right life is short and precious. We must never forget that. Again, my sympathies go out to you and your friends family.

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BRIAEL 1/8/2011 7:02PM

    I'm so sorry for your loss, Jan. What a tragic thing to happen.

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CALIKIKI 1/8/2011 2:22AM

    I am sorry for your loss.

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TINA5318 1/7/2011 11:04PM

    My prayers are with you and her family.

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SCHENPOSSIBLE 1/7/2011 10:31PM

    Condolences on your loss. emoticon

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BIGMAMAT 1/7/2011 9:59PM

    Jan, I love the way you always are able to put things into perspective. I am sorry for your loss but thanks for sharing her story here with us. xoxoxo Tricia emoticon

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HEALTHIERTINA 1/7/2011 7:11PM

  Very sorry for your loss. emoticon

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SHERLYN-WILL 1/7/2011 2:29PM

    Aww I am so sorry for your loss and her family's loss! WHAT a waste... she sounds like a beautiful soul!

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BADASSBLONDIE 1/7/2011 2:22PM

    I am so sorry. You friend sounds just like a good friend of mine, and this is one of my huge fears for her. *hugs* You and her family are in my thoughts.

XOXO

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_COSMOPAULATAN_ 1/7/2011 2:20PM

    It's the hardest thing to endure, watching it happen and know you can't do anything about it. emoticon

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FIT2SWING 1/7/2011 1:59PM

    I'm so sorry for your lost. I'll keep you and your friends in my thoughts tonight.

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KAMAPERRY 1/7/2011 1:55PM

    I am so very sorry. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BRAINYBLONDE5 1/7/2011 1:51PM

    I am so sorry :( life is precious. you are in my prayers

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KRAWRS 1/7/2011 1:49PM

    I am so sorry to hear of this loss. It is always heartbreaking when a bright spot in your life loses her faith in herself. A lot of people lately are losing their loved ones... my heart goes out to all of them, and you. "I am proud of us for realizing that and trying to make the best of what we have. Keep fighting, keep trying to make the best of it. I am going to." You're right... and I'm proud of us too. Thank you.

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THREEE 1/7/2011 1:42PM

    (sigh) i am so sorry that your friend is gone...once again, you have eloquently expressed your heartfelt emotions AND your appreciation for where you are and continue to have the right, ever-hopeful attitude...thanks for sharing, it helps keep things in perspective...

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 1/7/2011 1:34PM

    I'm so sorry for your loss. emoticon

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WATCHMEGO2 1/7/2011 1:29PM

    Hugs to you girl.

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TREASURINGLIFE 1/7/2011 12:58PM

    I am so sorry to hear of your friend's passing. How tragic. We all need to make sure we continue to realize the importance of life and make the most of all our blessings. Keep fighting the good fight!!!

- Michelle

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RIGBY31 1/7/2011 12:52PM

    What a hard loss. To bear witness to a friend struggling is painful. Hugs to you, Jan.

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PHOENIXK26 1/7/2011 12:31PM

    I am so sorry to read about your loss. I have family members who have struggled with alcohol and drugs. It's never easy and it's always hurtful, to the abuser as well as their family and friends. I'll keep you and her family in my prayers.


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CELLISTA1 1/7/2011 12:30PM

    Thank-you for reminding us that it's truly about life or death. Jan, you've chosen to live. Me too.
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MAIA2011 1/7/2011 12:27PM

    I'm so sorry to read this, Jan. Life is precious and I agree that the best thing we can do is our best even if it isn't perfect.



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TSERANDOS 1/7/2011 12:24PM

   
Substance abuse takes the most amazing people from us and leaves us asking how and why.

I am so sorry for your loss, please remember how she touched your life and made it better.

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DAISY443 1/7/2011 12:22PM

    How sad that a beautiful life was lost. My condolences to you! Hugs!

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JENNIFER@TOPS 1/7/2011 12:15PM

    Sorry for your loss !

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Kady dr. visit

Tuesday, January 04, 2011


Took Kady to the crohns specialist at UCSF yesterday. Basically, more testing, more waiting. They think they may be able to do a bowel resection instead of a complete colostomy but she needs blood tests, ct scans etc to see. So we will go through all of that and see. I liked the dr. but SF sucks! Traffic and parking is a nightmare and I really hope we dont have to do too many procedures there but we will do what we have to do.

There are a lot of ups and downs with this disease and while I am staying positive, I know the dangers of getting our hopes up so I am in "maintainance" mode and just going to go through the stuff, day by day and we shall see what is next.

Kady is frustrated. She is tired of being sick and she said she would rather do a complete colostomy now than go through a bunch of surgeries, just to end up with a bag. She would like to get it over with so she can get on with her life.
She said if it is only going to buy her 6 months, she doesnt want to do it. If it can buy her years, before having to have the bag, then it would be worth it.

It is a very emotional issue so I think we need to just sit with it for now, go through the testing and take it one day at a time. I am so going to speak to her regular dr. (whom we love!) and see what he thinks about this plan.

I want to thank you all for your support and prayers. Yep, I sure do appreciate that so much. Jan

  
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ROBINSNEWNEST 1/14/2011 12:03AM

    You and Kady are on my mind more than you can imagine.. have been all through the initial "waiting" phase. Dr. Seuss said the waiting place is the worst place... Just know you're loved and supported wherever you are...

Robin

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THREEE 1/6/2011 2:20PM

    don't you just love this community?
i am thinking of you and your situation...with a little time and perspective, decisions may fall into place...you sound like you are resolved to accept her decisions and are TALKING about what is going on in her brain...good luck...your 'hopimp' emoticon

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BAYBELIEVER 1/5/2011 10:04PM

    You are right. Take it one day at a time. Understand that Kady is a young adult and can make some decisions, but she may need guidance. I know I recently found out that my daughter, who is a type 1 diabetic (has been since she was 9) made poor choices during her young adult years because she never actually thought she would live to see the age of 30. Now that she in on the other side of 25 she is re-thinking her future and regretting some of the choices she made. Help her with her freedom and your wisdom! One day at a time. And I will be praying for you, Kad, and your family!

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NEDERLUNG 1/5/2011 2:25PM

    Yes, sending lots of prayers your and Kady's direction.

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CELLISTA1 1/5/2011 1:45AM

    Oh, yeah, parking in San Francisco. My previous car was a stick shift. Parallel parking on a hill with a stick. Unbelievable.

Maybe next time you have to go in to the city you can go to the Ferry Building (Embarcadero) for lunch. There's a little tiny place called Out The Door http://www.outthedoors.com/ which is the takeout part of a fancy Vietnamese restaurant called The Slanted Door. Out The Door is inexpensive and totally not fattening and fabulous.

Just saying -- a great Sparky lunch overlooking the bay might ease the stress of the next doctor visit. Love to you...
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KRAWRS 1/4/2011 5:08PM

    ((BIG HUGS)) ... watching your loved one be frustrated and ill is SO difficult! Kady is strong for keeping going... and I don't blame her for putting her foot down! Absolutely she should do whats best for her. I know you two will make the right decision.

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GRACEISENUF 1/4/2011 3:35PM

    THANK YOU for the update Jan. Kady is one strong young woman (I think I know where she gets that).

Know I will continue to pray for her and your entire family as you all brave this storm.

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 1/4/2011 3:27PM

    Big hugs! It will work out!

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REBECCAMA 1/4/2011 3:09PM

  Sorry you are going through this.

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CINDYLUFUS 1/4/2011 3:04PM

    Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers. Big decisions, but she is such an amazing girl to have the attitude about it that she does. And I am sure she learned that from her momma. emoticon

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BRAINYBLONDE5 1/4/2011 3:01PM

    you and kady are in my prayers. ((hugs))

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    My prayers are with you, Kady, family. emoticon

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DAISY443 1/4/2011 2:04PM

    Help Kady stay strong and patient. It is so hard to go through all this, but I am praying for a good outcome. Hugs to all!

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KAMAPERRY 1/4/2011 2:00PM

    Still praying, we see alot of little ones with this. emoticon

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BIGMAMAT 1/4/2011 1:57PM

    Sending a little extra "mama strength" to get you through! Love you Jan. emoticon

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BEFIT_WITHGUSTO 1/4/2011 1:51PM

    I am so sorry for what Kady (and you) are going through. I don't know what I would do. As much as my colitis bothers me, I know that I am lucky that is it not as severe as others. I'll be keeping you in my thoughts!

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BADASSBLONDIE 1/4/2011 1:50PM

    Yeah, driving in SF is awful. If possible, the muni will get you to the hospital so you could park at a BART station outside the city and BART then muni in, but that obviously isn't an option after procedures... I live in Berkeley and work in the city so if there's any way I can help, let me know. Even if it's just staying overnight before a procedure so that you don't have to travel as far, etc... *hugs*

I really REALLY hope the bowel resection is an option and that it works. You two are in my and my Boy's thoughts. *hugs*

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HEALTHYASHLEY 1/4/2011 1:47PM

    Thank you for the update. Those are very tough decisions to make. I am keeping you in my prayers. Hugs, Ash

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MAIA2011 1/4/2011 1:46PM

    I know the right answer will come with time. We're all rooting for you guys!

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Jan: 1 Scale: Suck it!

Monday, January 03, 2011

So I weighed in today after all the pigginess of christmas and vacation. I gained less than half a pound while I was away. While I am up about 4 pounds before christmas, I feel alot better about being able to get this weight off and keep going to my goals.

So I am not whining (cause we all know I hate that!) I am just being accountable here and letting you know I am here, I am continuing on and I am going to get there. So are you.

Progress, not perfection!

  
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BAYBELIEVER 1/4/2011 11:50AM

    Wonderful! You are so right! Had we not been conscientious, this could have/would have been so much worse! But, because we are here we can have this happen and know that we will get back on track quickly and thoroughly!

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BIGMAMAT 1/4/2011 11:43AM

    Onward and downward! Here We Go!!! come one baby! Let's do this thing!!! emoticon

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GRACEISENUF 1/4/2011 11:17AM

    Great job on not gaining on vacay! I can tell by your status update you are going to ROCK January!!! Let's do it!!!!!!!!

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NEDERLUNG 1/3/2011 7:35PM

    Accountability is being honest with yourself, good for you - don't live in the world of denial.

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PAMINHALF 1/3/2011 7:21PM

  I like that - progress not perfection... you have a great attitude.

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BADASSBLONDIE 1/3/2011 7:02PM

    WTG!!! FREAKING BADASS!

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GLOWORM1963 1/3/2011 4:42PM

    Amen ~ progress not perfection!

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TEXWIFE 1/3/2011 2:39PM

    wow Jan that is great. not that your up but by only that much.I weighed as well on my new scale, it wasn"t as bad as I thought but I am at square one from last march so Her we go again!

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TREASURINGLIFE 1/3/2011 2:32PM

    That's right - PROGRESS, not PERFECTION!! As long as wel keep trucking along, we'll all reach our goals. We need to love ourselves enough to never, ever, give up!! :)

- Michelle

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CINDYLUFUS 1/3/2011 2:26PM

    I am up 5 lbs. as well. It won't be long and we will get it down. I agree about being accountable. Always helps to have friends on this journey.

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KRAWRS 1/3/2011 2:20PM

    Yay! Half a lb while away is not bad at all! You know, I looked back... last year at this time I weight 6 lbs LESS than I do now. And last year I was TRYING, unlike my last few months hiatus. Oh how discouraging! This time is going to be different though... it has to be! Love it... progress, not perfection. About to happen RIGHT NOW!

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MISHKALA 1/3/2011 2:12PM

    Oooooh, I like that saying. Unfortunately, I wasn't as successful at keeping the weight off. But it's a new day to a New Year. Thanks for the mantra!!! I'm using it from now on instead of beating myself up. emoticon

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BRAINYBLONDE5 1/3/2011 1:43PM

    progress not perfection is my mantra! haha && its from you! love it :)

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NEDERLUNG 1/3/2011 1:43PM

    A new year, a new start, woohoo!

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 1/3/2011 1:41PM

    YAY Jan! I'm up this week :( But like you said, progress, not perfection ~ my new mantra for the year! 2011 is gonna ROCK!

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HEALTHYASHLEY 1/3/2011 1:35PM

    I need to remember that! Progress not perfection.

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Heading home

Sunday, January 02, 2011

Hey guys! hope all is well. I am on my way home and will get there tomorrow. I am looking forward to being home. It has been a pretty out of control few weeks. Between the baking and eating during christmas and barely any excercise this week and not eating well and guessing instead of tracking... well. um. yeah.

SO monday, I will weigh in. If you hear a gun shot from where you live, do not be alarmed. Only one of us made it out alive, me or the scale.

Then I will post it, honestly, on my tracker and get back to eating well and walking. It wil probably take me most of January to get rid of the weight I gained but what the heck. At least I will lose it and keep going on to the rest of my goals.
Still looking for that 60 pound weight loss (and beyond) so I am ready to get back to it.

Hope you are all well and had a great New Years celebration. Now, with a new year ahead, I am looking forward to all of our time together and supporting each other through all of our triumphs and challenges. Moving on, right?

  
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ATREAT4ME 1/13/2011 11:02PM

    Amen, Jan!

DH is getting a lot of billable work right now, which is really great for our family, but it is messing with our routine. I get *A LOT* of help and support from him. I am trying to return that now, but it's taking a toll on my sleep and my food choices.

I started to catch up on your blogs feeling very unsettled -- too much Mexican food and a huge doubt that I really could get back up and try again tomorrow. But after reading these past few posts, your words are telling me one important message: I will only fail if I stop trying.

Thank you, my Friend, for not giving up. Thank you for always looking down your beautiful desert road. Thank you for helping me hit my own reset button. Deep breath in, deep breath out!

Ready? Here I go again!

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BADASSBLONDIE 1/3/2011 7:02PM

    You're gonna rock this. :D I'm happy to have you back!

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KAMAPERRY 1/2/2011 5:05PM

    Have a safe trip!

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BIGMAMAT 1/2/2011 4:32PM

    I will be glad when you are home! Safe travels beautiful!!!

P.s. It is what it is! emoticon

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MRSMLBJ 1/2/2011 1:06PM

    Oh, I know what you mean. I had a rough December with the holidays, traveling to a wedding and making bad choices. But, put the gun away and start anew. We can do it again....together.

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RIGBY31 1/2/2011 11:54AM

    I've been" home" all this time, doing so much (read: eating). All guests left yesterday, decorations come down today, kitchen to be detoxed. Managed to walk 3 times last week (once on my own... sleepyheads!). So yeah, I'm with you. I need to get "home" again!

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 1/2/2011 8:48AM

    LOL! What a great blog for me to wake up to this morning. It sounds like you have the same feelings about Monday as I do. SOOOO not looking forward to it. But like you said, move on and make it right, that's all that we can do. It'll be a showdown for sure at the O.K. corral and like you... not sure who's gonna win this battle! 2011 is our year!

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RONNYGIRL39 1/2/2011 7:25AM

    Yup me too I went way off and gained also. We will be ok and get right back to it..Have a good one.

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_COSMOPAULATAN_ 1/2/2011 6:54AM

    Onward and downward!

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DAISY443 1/2/2011 4:15AM

    Welcome home!

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ZIPLOCK 1/2/2011 2:05AM

    Being accountable is the best way to reach your goal!! Don't sweat the small stuff... If you're a little off, you'll get right back on and make it an amazing year!! Welcome home!

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KRAWRS 1/2/2011 1:40AM

    Moving on! Two steps forward, one step back. AT LEAST YOU STILL END UP ONE STEP AHEAD!!! You'll get there!

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HEALTHYASHLEY 1/2/2011 1:37AM

    It sounds like we had nearly identical eating and exercising experiences this holiday season. I am so close to being 80 lbs down and this is when I would quit in the past. We are going to hold each other accountable to get back on track. Thank you for being an amazing friend to me. We are going for goal this year!

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JOANN1212 1/2/2011 1:21AM

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