GOLDIEFOXX's SparkPeople Blog GOLDIEFOXX's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Down abt 80lbs.. happy new year!! <img src=""> <BR> I haven't made a full blog post in a very long time! 2017 was a successful year as far as health goes. I am certain that 2018 will be another successful year and I hope that for all of you as well! <BR> <BR> We had a very nice Christmas and my oldest son turned 20 on Dec 27th!! We all went out to dinner and I gave him $100. He's so hard to buy for.. he already has everything you can imagine and ... Sun, 31 Dec 2017 11:05:40 EST Had VSG surgery on Monday <img src=""> <BR> On Monday (November 28th) I had Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery. <BR> <BR> A number of years back I lost 92 pounds on my own... over a four year period. I walked my a** off and tracked everything I ate. It was not easy, and it was such a struggle.. but i did it!!! <BR> <BR> After a short while of getting the weight off I started gaining a pound here and a pound there.. and then it started a... Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:12:39 EST Happy Moments! <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> yesterday was Track & Field day for my son and all of the area special ed kids. It was so much fun.. an... Sat, 21 May 2016 23:20:15 EST Happy Mothers Day!! <img src=""> Having to share custody of my boys with their father isn't always easy- sometimes I don't get to see them on certain holidays if they fall on his week with them.. We alternate each week, always switching on Sunday's at 5pm. I am so happy that they are waking up at my house this year, and we will spend most of the day together over at my parents house before they go to their dads.. Have a great day ev... Sun, 8 May 2016 06:43:20 EST A little progress <img src=""> Tomorrow it will be a full week that I have been tracking everything I eat.. I already feel a little better and have lost 4 lbs. I finally feel like weight loss, like I had a few years ago, is possible again! Sat, 7 May 2016 08:26:25 EST Doing it again <img src=""> A few years back I hit 92 lbs lost.. After that point a lot of things in my life turned upside down.. My classroom closed, my ex husband got remarried, my sister moved several states away, my mom had a heart attack/open heart surgery... Just to name a few! I also went off of my weight loss meds and felt ravenous! I lost the first 50 pounds before weight loss meds. A pound here and there added up super... Sun, 1 May 2016 10:46:48 EST My son's Special Ed Prom <img src=""> My oldest son had his prom during school hours on Thursday! He had a blast! It was Hollywood/movie themed. I'm so proud of how far he has come!! Everyone just LOVES him, he is the center of attention everywhere we go.. I am blessed!! Not diet related, but I had to brag up my boy ;) Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:02:52 EST :) <img src=""> <BR> I spotted this cloud in the sky as I was exiting my sons school parking lot today! I thought it was radd <em>536</em> <BR> <BR> 2 women I work with complimented me today, saying I look like I've lost weight!! I can honestly say I don't know what I weigh because the battery in my scale died & ive been too lazy to replace it.... <em>334</em> Oh well, sometimes it's nice to not obsess about ... Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:34:13 EST Such a nice day yesterday! <img src=""> If you look closely you can see a deer that watches us all of the time- she really loves my boyfriend and sometimes is waiting at his car at 5am when he goes to work. Sometimes he just whistles and she comes running out of the woods :) Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:46:13 EST Nicer weather!!! <img src=""> <BR> The weather is finally getting nic here!!! These pics were taken of my backyard about a week and a half apart!! I'm so ready for warm weather!!!! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> We tried out our new kayaks yesterday- I didn't love it... The river was too high and moving pretty swift! I was super freaked out because I don't swi... Sun, 17 Apr 2016 09:56:59 EST A better life <img src=""> <BR> Back at walking on the treadmill... Finally!! I'm so far from where I was, but it's fine, all I can do is move forward!! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> My boyfriend and I are going to take our new Kayaks out for the first time today. I've never kayaked in my life, but it looks fun!! We decided that we need to start doing mor... Sat, 16 Apr 2016 10:47:44 EST Joan Jett & On vacation for two weeks!! <img src=""> yesterday was a good day! It was my last day of working summer school, my mom's birthday, and I took my oldest son to see Joan Jett & the blackhearts! A few weeks ago I gave a coworker my old omron pedometer to compete w my steps on my Fitbit. It has helped, we have both lost about 4 pounds. Over the next few weeks while I'm off, my steps will be my focus!! * I HAVE TO WIN!!* 😜 Sat, 15 Aug 2015 09:03:55 EST 4th of July and today <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> our 4th of July was good, we went to my parents house and had a get together with my sister and her boyfriend... Sun, 5 Jul 2015 22:19:33 EST Pat Benatar concert pics!! <img src=""> <BR> My son is 17 and has Autism. He is like his mama, and LOVES his rock n roll!! it's his 'obsession' <em>334</em> When i heard that Pat Benatar was going to be playing in a city nearby, I knew I HAD to get tickets, my son LOVES her!!! When he was little we would watch the 80s movie The Legend of Billie Jean over and over and over.. Pat Benatar had songs in that movie. <BR> <BR> When I got the ti... Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:26:22 EST trying to keep busy! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Deer and her two fawns in my backyard. I took this earlier today! <BR> I have been off of work since June 24th. Summer school starts up Monday! I have been taking TONS of photos while I've been off. I have been PLASTERING my facebook with super cool shots of all of the deer in my yard.. I think even the deer are sick of me <em>334</em> <BR> <img src=" Fri, 3 Jul 2015 00:25:55 EST