MESS-MAY's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MESS%2DMAY MESS-MAY's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Being able to laugh at myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725629 So yesterday after work my brother "trainer" called and asked if I wanted to meet him at the gym at 8 p.m. <BR> Sure, no problem. I thought we would get in our 24 minute cardio, 15-20 minutes of strength and home in under an hour. <BR> Yeah right. This is my brother the exercise junkie I'm talking about. <BR> I beat him there so I warmed up on the new Octane Lateral X they added when they made the move to their larger/new location. This is a pretty darn cool elliptical machine that makes me ... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:46:47 EST Fun in the sun and other nonsense http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723098 So earlier this week, the scale did not match how I felt. I felt thinner and that everything fit better and that scale just didn't agree. <BR> This morning however, when I weighed in for my 5 percent challenge, it showed another 1.5 pounds down! Yay! I also like the whole clothes fitting better and feeling thinner thing though too. <BR> This weekend has been a blast. Grilled out last night then tuned in to mariomarathon 7...a great fundraiser for Child's Play (gives toys, books and games to ... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:22:55 EST Reducing the dependency on prescriptions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721630 As of this week I am down to three prescriptions a day: <BR> My hypertension meds, my hypothyroid meds and my anti-anxiety meds <BR> I have dropped my antibiotics, stomach pain killers, daily acid reducer and have cut out my birth control this week. The choice to drop my BC came because after nearly 7 years on it, I really want the hormones out of my system. I want to see how I feel off of them. Still definitely is preventing pregnancy at this point, however, since two of my three meds are no... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 20:57:40 EST Losing weight is so much more than eating less and moving more http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720614 I was talking to my brother the other day after a particularly hard work out. We made our favorite spicy sausage pasta (healthier version, go us) and were sitting and eating and we were discussing motivation, losing motivation and the barriers to weight loss. I just read an article on SparkPeople about emotional roadblocks to losing weight and getting healthier. <BR> I completely understand this emotional road block thing. I get it. Totally get it. Those things in our lives that need to wait... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:49:20 EST I don't need a trainer...I have my brother http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715163 luck·y1 [luhk-ee] <BR> adjective, luck·i·er, luck·i·est. <BR> 1. having or marked by good luck; fortunate: That was my lucky day. <BR> 2. happening fortunately: a lucky accident. <BR> 3. bringing or foretelling good luck, or supposed to do so: a lucky penny <BR> <BR> My definition of lucky is a little different. Instead, my definition of lucky who includes a younger brother. I used to think he was just "blessed" with athleticism, lucky enough to be in shape, and just happened to be the on... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:09:46 EST Humble brag! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5709058 OK, not so humble. This post is all patting myself on the back. It's not really about weight-loss, rather about my health. For a little more than two years now my health has been in a downward spiral. I added 70 pounds or so to my 5'4" frame. I had a BP spike that resulted in hypertension meds. I went on and off and on and off several stomach medications, antibiotics and pain killers whole we tried to figure out what was wrong with my digestive track. I discovered an autoimmune thyroid diseas... Mon, 2 Jun 2014 15:46:27 EST Need to give thanks to God, despite a crummy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5705401 I woke up stuffed up. A bit of a headache. Generally not wanting to drag myself out of bed. But I was able to drive to work on site, safely. <BR> Then I had to argue with Travelocity for half an hour to get them to refund me my money for a hotel night they cancelled. It was a pain, and I got a bit heated, but in the end they gave me my $103 back. Thanks God. <BR> My day at work went OK. Too fast to get everything done. <BR> Soon it was time to travel about an hour to deliver some permission s... Wed, 28 May 2014 17:43:54 EST Elaboration on struggles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5704601 I realized I should have elaborated on some of my struggles. I am down 10 pounds so far in 5 weeks, and I realize that's awesome. But let's face it...almost all of that was lost during the cleanse phase in the first week and a half. Since then I have been stagnant no matter what I do. My struggle with the scale goes back further than my journey down this path. From November to April 20 I gained 30 pounds. Thirty pounds in a little under five months. With no real changes to what I was doing an... Tue, 27 May 2014 19:04:03 EST Some struggles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5704390 It's really hard not to get discouraged. I should be thrilled at the success others are having. But instead I see my scale not moving. Despite eating healthier, despite my supplements, despite exercise. I FEEL better which does account for something but at the end of the day I am obese and need to lose weight and just feeling better won't make me not obese. I have a check up appointment with the doctor next week and we are going to have him run my thyroid and other blood work panels just to m... Tue, 27 May 2014 13:04:23 EST Hey there cardio, long time no see! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5697293 It's been a while. I'm a lot heavier than I was the last time I saw you. But we met again tonight. And while I have a love hate relationship with you, it seems you remember me and tried to make me feel welcome. <BR> I added my first work out to my journey tonight. We spent the entire day walking around the Clark County Fairgrounds at a flea market. Was cramped in the backseat of a truck to and from (hour and a half each way or so) and lost feeling in my legs for a while. I got home and put st... Sat, 17 May 2014 21:52:48 EST AdvoCare Challenge #1 complete http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5697286 Well my AdvoCare 24 Day Challenge is over. I am down about 10 pounds. I feel really good. My energy level and motivation are great. Not going to lie, still have a LOT of work to do on my food intake and what exactly I'm eating, but I am feeling great about the direction I am headed! <BR> For the rest of May and the beginning of June I am going to continue with Catalyst, Omegaplex, Spark drink and adding Thermoplus. <BR> Next month I will probably buy some more Meal Replacement shakes. <BR> M... Sat, 17 May 2014 21:47:22 EST 28 years and counting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5695900 Yesterday I turned 28 and for months I have been dreading this birthday. BUT with the help of Advocare and knowing I am on the road to wellness I was able to get through the entire day without tears or regrets, and enjoy my day. <BR> Here's to many more! Thu, 15 May 2014 18:49:18 EST Some struggles and a bout of the stomach flu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5695896 I have made pretty good food choices but my meals too large and not doing enough healthy snacking to curb my appetite between meals. I also caught a nasty stomach bug that has made my appetite touch and go and my ability to keep foods in slightly difficult. I seem to be on the downswing but it really makes things difficult. <BR> On the plus side. My Advocare Spark has gotten me through some loooooong difficult meetings this week and I know that crunching numbers and staring at spreadsheets w... Thu, 15 May 2014 18:47:16 EST Today is a new day and I haven't failed yet. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5693421 This may sound like a negative post. But each day starts without failures. Without slip ups. Without excuses. Without distractions. Each day starts the same way. <BR> My eyes open, the light floods in. <BR> The day begins. <BR> The moments AFTER I get out of bed are the ones that are scary. Yesterday progressed from eyes open and awake to too many calories at breakfast. I made better choices than three weeks ago, but still...I overindulged. Lunch was good, but then came dessert, and while I m... Mon, 12 May 2014 13:02:12 EST 6 pounds down: seeing the difference in small steps http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5534984 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l421090128.jpg"> <BR> <BR> These were taken less than 10 days apart. Thu, 7 Nov 2013 14:14:55 EST When is it time to give up on trying to find an answer? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5378279 When do you stop searching for health answers? When do you decide that for whatever reason, your body has decided to function in an entirely different way and there is nothing you are going to be able to do about it? When do you stop trying to find relief for the nearly daily pain or discomfort and just live with it? <BR> My biopsy results came back. Inflammation of the stomach. No explanation. No cause. The doctor was able to get me in today as I have been feeling worse since Friday. Pain, ... Tue, 4 Jun 2013 18:18:19 EST I forgot how comfy these shoes were http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5365030 So I can only find one of my pink sneakers. No idea where the other one went since Sunday...which I think was the last time I wore them. As I am digging through the closet, with no luck mind you, I find my old running shoes. For a quick 30 minute set on the stationary bike, they will do. They need relaced (tried myself and majorly screwed up my laces) and they are a little worn out, but I put them on and went "wow I forgot how comfortable these are." They are shoes specifically made for prona... Wed, 22 May 2013 21:40:05 EST Endoscopy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5363866 Well today was the day. I had my endoscopy this morning bright and early. I was really nervous so they sedated me more heavily than they did for my colonoscopy. I fell asleep shortly after they numbed my throat. I guess later when I was coming to in recovery I wasn't making much sense and my husband started making comments about unicorns. Even under the influence of drugs and not able to speak correctly I guess I gave him an unamused face. The doctor says my esophagus looked good. The lining ... Tue, 21 May 2013 20:11:21 EST I am bad at softball and other random tidbits http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5361470 Today my best friend sent me a text asking me to come to her softball game and keep book, go out for lunch after. She had a baby in January and is trying to get back to pre-baby shape and then some. We are both struggling some with our second time around. I arrive just before the game and one of their ladies was a no-show. It's a co-ed league so when a girl doesn't show up it usually means forfeiting the match. I had worn my work out clothes so I would have one less excuse to not go to the gy... Sun, 19 May 2013 20:08:13 EST Are my legs going to fall off in the parking lot? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5349039 As I walked from the cubby wall at the back of the gym toward the exit (a very long walk post-first work out), the above is exactly what I grumbled inside my head. "Are my legs going to fall off in the parking lot?" tired Jess asked. Of course, they weren't actually going to fall off, but I tell you what...they felt like it! I didn't even push it. I hopped on a stationary bike, entered my weight and my age and my target heart rate, blah blah blah. I set my resistance at one (occasionally I wo... Tue, 7 May 2013 20:21:36 EST Quick blog before bed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5348001 Not sure everything that's happened since I last updated you. The selsum blue combined with the vitamin D has made the rash go away completely. I feel a lot better physically than I did a month ago. I did manage to puke on myself once and throw a couple low grade fevers, but overall my stomach feels a lot better. Still not absorbing my food always. Stool tests came back elevated for calprotectin and high levels of yeast. Five day anti fungal meds to try to treat that. <BR> Endoscopy two weeks... Mon, 6 May 2013 22:43:04 EST More tests today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5307913 Today I went in for a follow up visit and he called me his "problem patient" jokingly. He said he really hoped by this point we would know what's going on and be treating it but the symptoms are so varying and elusive. We are doing a little at home treatment of the itching/rash to see if it's a fungal infection he suspects I had on my arm last fall (left my arm discolored). Selsum Blue washes for a few weeks and we'll see how that goes. We also had to do an EKG today because my heart rate was... Mon, 1 Apr 2013 18:26:53 EST He is risen http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5306807 Today we rejoice in the rising of the only Son of our Lord. As I think upon His sacrifice and what he did for us, I realize I need to be able to lift all of this up to him. Pray about my shortcoming, my successes, my illness, everything. I bawled my eyes out a couple days ago after learning my cousin is expecting a baby. She is a few years younger and has been married just since September and while I am thrilled for her, it made me so sad. I had to go find a verse to remind me of why I am not... Sun, 31 Mar 2013 22:54:59 EST Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5303662 We learned about the SMART concept in my sport psychology class in college and I have run into it a few times since then. Today my husband told me that he had to sit down at work and write out his goals for the upcoming fiscal year. He is at a new job and it is the first time he has really been able to be so involved in setting up goals for himself. I rattled off, "Oh, you should use the SMART system." <BR> When he asked what it is...I froze. I knew the idea behind it. There are things you do... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:30:40 EST Going to be a long day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5300863 I really wish all of this is over. I can usually be patient but when the pain is escalating past what the painkillers can mask, it makes for a very long Tuesday. I have cried twice in the past 24 hours over it but know that for now all I can do is breathe through it and muddle on. <BR> My physician moved my appointment up so that we can we do do some additional lab work to find the underlying cause of the SIBO. My C-Reactive Protein # is still elevated and has actually gone up since the begi... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:37:05 EST SIBO and more questions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5298540 It's been a long month since I updated last. I have had a colonoscopy (no Crohn's of the colon, no polyps, no ulcerative colitis, no inflammation of the colon, biopsy showed no microinflammation), a bacteria overgrowth breath test (we have found that I do in fact have Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) and blood work (thyroid levels are right on track) and yet still have unanswered questions. We do not know what has caused the SIBO. We are treating with two antibiotics now (and these pil... Sun, 24 Mar 2013 18:49:24 EST Colonoscopy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5256695 The time from Sunday night to right now has felt so long. It's only Wednesday tomorrow and I just can't comprehend that. After feeling pretty good Friday and Saturday, Sunday was a day that I spent running back and forth to the bathroom. I wasn't able to really enjoy my last meal for 42 hours. Sunday at 7 p.m. I had dinner and then Monday began liquid diet. Jello. Chicken Broth. Sprite. I am kind of sick of it all. I drank as many clear fluids as I could get my stomach to hold. Then I went ho... Tue, 19 Feb 2013 20:57:06 EST Feeling like I am falling apart http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5249589 Well my bright shiny and new GI specialist has ordered a colonoscopy for next Tuesday. In the mean time they want to run some test to check for micro bacteria or something of the sort. Only problem is, my diarrhea problem isn't quite bad enough to run the tests. doesn't matter if I am going 6 times a day. If it's not water-applesauce then they can't test it. Couple weeks ago that would not have been a problem. Now I have what some in the IBD world call "constipated diarrhea." Possibly due to ... Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:47:37 EST Some answers and more questions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5237808 So I have hashimoto thyroiditis, an autoimmune thyroid disorder. My body produces anti-bodies and it is attacking my thyroid. I am already on thyroid meds, but eventually I will probably be on complete thyroid hormone replacement drugs. <BR> The problem is, that since it's not celiacs disease...the thyroid is not causing my stomach problems. The doc suspects yet another auto immune disorder somewhere in my gut. So it's time for a colonoscopy. What fun. Have any of you ever experienced any of ... Mon, 4 Feb 2013 21:08:35 EST Some answers and more questions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5237807 So I have hashimoto thyroiditis, an autoimmune thyroid disorder. My body produces anti-bodies and it is attacking my thyroid. I am already on thyroid meds, but eventually I will probably be on complete thyroid hormone replacement drugs. <BR> The problem is, that since it's not celiacs disease...the thyroid is not causing my stomach problems. The doc suspects yet another auto immune disorder somewhere in my gut. So it's time for a colonoscopy. What fun. Have any of you ever experienced any of ... Mon, 4 Feb 2013 21:08:33 EST Waiting for Test Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5226171 Saturday I had the ultrasound on my thyroid and some more blood work done. Have my C-Reactive Protein result back already. Still high, but it has come down some since last week. So still have inflammation but not as much? Not sure how it really works as far as measuring the levels of inflammation. Still waiting on three more blood results. <BR> They are doing the blood tests for celiacs now. I should hear early this week what those results are. I have been praying every spare moment that it i... Sun, 27 Jan 2013 20:58:00 EST Trying desperately to reign in health problems http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5214295 It's been a while since I have posted, or logged on SP, but so much as happened. Between having to scale back intensity and number of minutes on work out due to my knee throbbing (I think it's from the muscle I tore this summer in the back of my leg), to a flare up of health problems. It's hard to stay focused and motivated. I am not able to do much, but at least during this time I am not overeating I guess. <BR> Maybe one of you has some insight on the health problems while we wait for more ... Sat, 19 Jan 2013 12:45:17 EST Reaping the fruits of my labor http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5207286 Saturday I spent almost the entire day in the kitchen making soup. Lots of soup. Chicken taco stew, chicken soup, rustic Italian tortellini, creamy tomato. We made big batches, split the batches among us into individual containers for freezing, refrigerating. <BR> Today I had chicken taco. <BR> Tomorrow it's the tortellini (doesn't freeze well so I am using it up first). <BR> Wednesday tomato soup. <BR> Yum yum yum! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1562545947.jpg"> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:51:45 EST Forgot this feeling http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5201439 Well I actually forgot about two feeligs. I forgot about how weird it feels to get used to normal meal sizes after months of over eating. It's kind of like hunger pains...but not quite. Stomach just has to shrink back down. <BR> Also forgot how satisfying it is to watch the numbers on the scale go down, especially in the beginning. I just hope and pray I can make this change permanent this time. Last time went more than a year. Never in a million years did I think I would fall that hard off ... Thu, 10 Jan 2013 23:58:41 EST Health challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5199424 OK so normally I don't believe in doing biggest loser contests. I find when the contest is over them everyone returns to their previous lifestyle. But the newspaper I work at sponsors a health challenge along with our sister paper and the area hospital. Out sister papers' employees challenged my office to a health challenge. We can't compete for the sponsored prizes but several of my coworker have been trying to lose weight. Since I was already on my own path to a healthier me I decided to sh... Wed, 9 Jan 2013 20:27:32 EST Bored, stress, emotional eating http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5197848 For the most part my biggest eating problem is boredom eating or mindless eating. I find when I am stressed or upset, my taste buds seem to go numb (I wonder if this is an actual phenomenon) and I just don't feel like eating, or eating much anyway. <BR> Today, though, I went against my grain. Today...I had to fight the stress eating. I really did. I was moderately successful. I made sensible food choices, but probably went over my 1,550. I did keep it under 2,000 which in these early stages i... Tue, 8 Jan 2013 22:27:33 EST First Full Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5193769 Tomorrow marks the beginning of my first full week. Today was a pretty good one. Started with our kitten wanting to be awake at obscene hours. Not just awake but extremely active. And considering many many things kept up up very last night/this morning, I was not ready for her to be scratching at my feet, the door, my headboard after I had been asleep for just two hours. <BR> So I grabbed a pillow and took her out to the living room so she could run around in front of me (she really just wan... Sun, 6 Jan 2013 20:27:49 EST Reward system http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5192460 I If I work out at least 4 times for 15 minutes or more next week I am going to go get a haircut. <BR> If I count my calories every day I am going to treat myself with a complete at home spa day (no dishes for me that day). <BR> After I lose 10 pounds I am going to treat myself with a new beauty item (motion make up etc). <BR> After I lose 20 pounds I will get highlights. <BR> After I lose 30 pounds I will buy myself something sexy to wear. <BR> After I lose 40 pounds my husband and I will go... Sun, 6 Jan 2013 00:25:52 EST With my husband this time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5192368 I went through and deleted almost all of my previous blog entries. They showed my triumphs and trials of a weight loss journey that is more than four years ago. I still remember fondly all that happened during that journey, but I think holding onto it is holding me back. It's a weight on my shoulder (quite literally) that if I did it once, I should be able to do it again and with the same ease and constancy and in the same time frame. The truth is I am four years older. Thirty pounds heavier ... Sat, 5 Jan 2013 23:06:01 EST wedding photos http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4311652 Here are some pictures from our wedding last October. Yes I had put most of the weight back on, but I still think I looked pretty good :-) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l748220410.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l384687784.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l80136451.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l143669691.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.spar... Mon, 20 Jun 2011 20:42:36 EST Pictures from 5k http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1999659 Here are some images from the day. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/2/8/b280040992.jpg"> <BR> Chris carrying my tote for me while I am off running somewhere <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/7/5/b753028537.jpg"> <BR> This little guy (about 4 years old) finished right behind me. he kept up with his grandpa the whole time. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/5/8/b583028180.jpg"> <BR> I could see Chris and my family at the finish line so I just kept o... Thu, 23 Apr 2009 12:51:49 EST la di da di da http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1613075 Yep that's me singing to myself. I'm actually in a pretty good mood. I'm going over wedding ideas with my friend Trina. (Oct. 16, 2010 is our official unofficial date) So that's all fun and awesome. <BR> I am back on track with the exercising after my week hiatus (I did a little bit in the past week but not even remotely close to enough). <BR> Sunday at Chris' house someone was talking about who is the lightest in the house and Chris said "I think it's Jess" and it was actually true. I ... Tue, 16 Dec 2008 14:49:27 EST Gained a bit of weight http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1601017 So I gained a bit of weight over the weekend. But it's good. Because this weight is in the form of a diamond ring! Yes, my engagement is officially official! A couple months ago, Chris told me he had purchased a ring and that in the coming months he would drop to one knee. It was completed unexpected this weekend but I am officially the future Mrs. Crawford! <BR> I have told almost everyone that's important to me, and now I'm telling sparkpeople because everyone here is important to me t... Mon, 8 Dec 2008 09:46:43 EST Picture of me at a young age http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1590642 My mother just posted this picture of my on facebook so I thought I'd share it. Probably the worst BMI I have ever had and I was just 18 months old! Babyzilla as we called me! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/3/1/b312389622.jpg"> Mon, 1 Dec 2008 14:31:45 EST