SHARILYNN468's SparkPeople Blog SHARILYNN468's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community `ten mins <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I got my treadmill set up.. omgosh I lovvvvve it!!! -- Today was my official 1st day on it.. I honestly didnt think I would be able to do even 5 mins, and that would be pushing it.. Well, I did TEN mins! I was shocked.. When I weighed 389 lbs, there was nooo way I could do a treadmill at ALL.. Now, at 261 lbs, I can do 10 mins.. For most people, 10 mins is nothing.. For someone like me, 10 m... Tue, 16 Aug 2016 02:39:09 EST `never giving up ` im now 3 yrs into my weight loss journey.. I have been slacking A LOT the past 6 months.. had lost 138 lbs overall, and this time at the dr, for the 1st time ever in my 3 yrs, I had a gain.. I ate 10 lbs worth extra in 6 months.. I hated seeing that.. -- When we moved into this house, I no longer had anywhere to walk "safely" from stray dogs.. before moving into this house, I had a walking spot that was safe.. <BR> <BR> its a wonder I didnt gain more than 10 lbs with no walking, and eatin... Tue, 9 Aug 2016 02:02:13 EST `dancing? `Soo.. anyone who knows me, knows I am -not- a dancer.. I have noo rhythm what-so-ever.. - also, when you weigh 389 lbs, you cant move around enough to dance before collapsing from not being able to breathe, as well as being stared at for even trying.. so I was never a dancer.. didnt like it, didnt want to do it.. -- Leslie on the other hand, likes to dance.. and for the past 10 yrs, has always wanted to slow dance with me.. but I just couldnt do it nor wanted to put myself through the toxic ... Tue, 16 Feb 2016 18:50:53 EST `skin surgery? <em>192</em> <BR> ` I honestly dont know how I managed it, but I got weighed at the dr this morning, I lost 3 more lbs.. now total of 138 lost -- It may just be 3 lbs lost, but its still a loss, especially after the holidays because I didnt refrain, I had a great time Halloween through NY eve! ^_^ -- So im happy I even had a loss! Two more lbs and I will be at 140 lost, thats crazy! -- I also got to talk to him about my "excess stomach skin, about the more I lose, the farther down it and m... Sun, 24 Jan 2016 03:10:54 EST `carving <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I am still a work in progress.. 76 lbs left to lose after starting out with 214.. It for sure looked and felt hopeless at that time knowing how long and hard 214 lbs was going to be to lose.. It started with one tiny step.. It may be a long process, but it was the healthiest way "for me" to lose weight, and a higher success rate keeping it off.. - losing slow also allows your mind time to ca... Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:26:02 EST `booth <em>130</em> <BR> <BR> ` the booth.. that wretched booth.. ohhh how I hate that booth.. -- well, that is, until TODAY!! - this morning we went to check out the bowling alley over on our side of town.. Leslie likes to bowl, I dont, but I like to go and watch.. so we went to check it out.. to see what the "seating" was like for me.. I still think im 389 lbs, my brain hasnt caught totally up yet that im 135 pounds smaller now.. so im still always worried about "seating", and making sure I ca... Tue, 29 Dec 2015 21:40:47 EST `slacker <em>524</em> <BR> <BR> Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> I have been gone forever! I have been off being too comfy in my weight loss, and have been slacking severely.. I have some how continued to slowly lose weight, but I could be doing sooo much better! - I knew, that I best be getting my behind back to SP and get myself back on track! -- Other than slacking, all is well in my little corner of the world. I hope all of you are doing well~! <BR> <BR> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> In my spare time, ... Tue, 24 Nov 2015 04:03:38 EST `thoughts <em>222</em> <em>194</em> <BR> <BR> - stopped drinking ALL sodas (started 3/24/14) <BR> - drink water only over all beverages (started 4/28/14) <BR> <BR> <em>91</em> <BR> ` I have never messed up once, on either of these challenges! Not one single sip of any sodas, and have drank nothing but WATER only (100+ oz daily), all this time.. I am SO proud of myself.. <BR> <BR> <em>282</em> <BR> ` The 3rd week of March, I go for my next Dr checkup.. hope I have lost some more weight... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:13:37 EST `oh em gee <em>433</em> <BR> <BR> `woohoo go me-! -- A year and 1/2 ago, I went and took my written test for a driver license so I could practice beings I had let my license expire 20 yrs ago.. I had no vehicle at the time, and I was home bound from having full blown agoraphobia, as well as my weight was at its highest, 389 lbs.. I was unable to fit properly behind the wheel, was not able to turn and look over my shoulders for traffic and backing up, so I let them expire.. -- 20 yrs later (recently)... Wed, 31 Dec 2014 20:36:50 EST `goals (updated) 12/26/14 <BR> <BR> :: MY 2015 & OTHER GOALS :: (updated) <BR> <BR> <em>273</em> <BR> - off all medications for: <BR> type 2 diabetes - cut in 1/2 <BR> high blood pressure <BR> water retention - done <BR> cholesterol - cut in 1/2 <BR> potassium (due to water ret pill) - done <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>433</em> <BR> - get my learners driving 'permit' again - done 12/31/14 <BR> I let it expire due to us having a big pickup, and it was too big for me, scared me to drive it.. so I have been s... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 02:36:11 EST `doctor <em>244</em> <em>273</em> <BR> <BR> ` got excellent news again this dr visit! my diabetes test, blood pressure, cholesterol, etc were PERFECT.. -- my thyroid is still too low, so I got another increase from 175 to 200m now.. HERE COMES AN ENERGY BOOST woohoo!! -- I told him I felt I needed an increase in my zoloft as well, so got that too.. -- those 2 things I have no control over.. -- I got weighed.. 389-259 - found out my home scales are 9 lbs different than the dr scales.. which is ... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:40:00 EST `numbers Records: <BR> <BR> <em>192</em> <BR> * Dr Office Scales: <BR> 389 lb - 76.0 bmi my highest <BR> 323 lb - 63.1 bmi 02/13/13 <BR> 310 lb - 60.5 bmi 03/06/13 <BR> 293 lb - 57.2 bmi 06/27/13 <BR> 275 lb - 53.7 bmi 11/18/13 <BR> 269 lb - 52.5 bmi 04/16/14 <BR> 268 lb - 52.3 bmi 07/31/14 <BR> my next dr visit: 10/30/14 <BR> <BR> <em>193</em> <BR> * New Home Scales: <BR> 265 lb - 51.7 bmi 09/04/14 <BR> 263 lb - 51.4 bmi 09/05/14 <BR> 260 lb - 50.8 bmi 09/08/14 <BR> 257 lb - 50.2 bmi 09/11/... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 02:51:59 EST `face <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> Hi everybody! <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> Sorry for the no make-up in 2 of the pics :) <BR> <BR> The 1st pic I just now took. Was curious to see if I seen any difference in a photo since the last one (the yellow dress). I was only going to see for "myself". Until I seen it. Now I have to share it with the world. :) :) I am so shocked and excited! Seems when I look in the mirror, I still see the 389 pound me, only just a "tad" bit smaller. When I see pics, like thes... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:54:41 EST `heart <em>51</em> <BR> ` -- Dec 26, 2012, I had been laying in bed for 3 days thinking I was having a heart attack. I didnt tell Leslie at the time. I told her that I didnt feel good was all, while praying and hoping it would just go away. Thankfully, it did. That was my once and for all, "rock bottom". I could not handle the thought of me laying in that bed in a 25 ft RV, and the ambulance trying to get my huge body out. I guess it was too much for me emotionally. I was done, tired, fed up with... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:30:01 EST `woohoo <em>224</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>524</em> to all of my SparkPeeps! <BR> <BR> ` I had to come share. As of this morning, I am down 3 more lbs! <BR> New total lbs lost: minus 132 (with no weight loss surgery, on my own, with only the help from SparkPeople, and those within it). <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> ` 389 down to 257 so far!! I am now in the 250's! It is soo exciting!! :) <BR> <BR> much love to everyone! xoxo <BR> <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> © 2014 I... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:40:32 EST `meeting myself <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> After losing 129 lbs so far with no weight loss surgery, only using SparkPeople, I have only 51 lbs to go to complete my next big goal to be in the ONE HUNDREDS (199), and only 61 to have lost my *2nd* hundred lbs. It is blowing my mind! <BR> <BR> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> Most of the time, it still doesn't feel real, feels like there are 2 of me. There's the old me that I'm used to and still a part of, and this new me. Seems like I haven't fully embraced this n... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 18:15:48 EST `water <em>91</em> <BR> <BR> I have to say, when they talk about the more water you drink, it helps not only to rid toxins, help your organs, cells, etc, work like they are supposed to, it 100% pulls that excess fluid out of your body as well. I have come to learn this very vital piece of weight loss information. I see it work in myself daily. <BR> <BR> <em>192</em> <BR> In the past 5 weeks, ive lost another 8 lbs. All due to re-starting my food intake recording here on SparkPeople, and dri... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:30:53 EST `126 <em>192</em> <BR> ` A week ago, I got the scales I ordered. Also, at the same time, I re-started recording my food intake like I used to do on SparkPeople. -- As of this morning, im down another 2, with 5 lbs total this past week. I -knew-, after only losing one pound in 3 months, I had to go back to doing all that I was doing with SparkPeople, before I "tried to handle it all on my own" way too early. -- It has been one month since I weighed at the Dr, and have already lost 5 more. That's... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 17:33:28 EST `three <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> I lost 3 more lbs! I'm down 124 lbs now! 389 down to 265 as of today. I can't believe it. I had made a short term goal after I went to the Dr on July 31st, when I found out I had only lost 1 lb in 3 months. After I got over being mad at myself for it, I made a small goal to lose 10 lbs before my next Dr visit on Oct 30th. 3 down, 7 to go! <BR> <BR> <BR> I have been charting my weight loss and BMI chart: <BR> 389 lb - 76 bmi 01/01/11 (my highest) <BR> 323 lb - 63 ... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 03:29:07 EST `accountable <em>148</em> <BR> <BR> Over on Facebook, I have a small group of family/friends that have been doing "30 Day Challenges" with me for 5 months now. I started the 1st month on my own with stopping all sodas. I accomplished that 30 days, so I asked if anyone else wanted to do a challenge with me for 30 days, and it went from there. There are about 11 of us now! The reason im telling you this, is because today was day 1 of my 6th 30 day challenge. Today, I added another challenge for myself, ... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:48:08 EST `scales <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> ` I was pricing scales earlier at stores online. I've been thinking about getting some ever since my last Dr visit, when I found out I only lost one pound in three months. It has really made me think on some additional changes that I need to make. I like getting weighed at the Dr every three to four months so I don't get addicted to it like I have in the past. But, if I had known in that 3 months time I was not losing any weight, I could have tried to start fixing i... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:28:28 EST `chemicals <em>222</em> <em>262</em> <BR> <BR> ~ there has been a graphic going around Facebook showing the health risks one takes when choosing to drink more sodas than their body can process, before breaking down and making us sick.. (graphic is below) <BR> <BR> - my own experience with sodas: <BR> ` it definitely helped contribute to every one of those illnesses named in the graphic below, and then some.. - thankfully, I was able to beat my lifetime coca~cola (and other sodas) addiction.. - ... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:58:08 EST `one 7/31/14 <BR> <BR> <em>282</em> <em>46</em> <BR> `well.. went to the dr this morning for my 3 month checkup.. I wanted to cry.. I only lost one pound! - but then, my sweet dr walked in.. and told me even if was a pound, it was one lost, not gained.. so we talked about im now "maintaining" my weight.. and its too early for that, that comes at the end of the journey.. he praised me the whole visit, and I know he is right.. I just dont like to disappoint myself or anyone else~ <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 01:27:22 EST `tests July 23, 2014 <BR> <BR> <em>282</em> <BR> ` ugh.. I hate fasting and doing blood work in the morning.. oh well, gotta be done.. seeing the dr thurs the 31st.. hoping I get to either go down to 1/4 of my type 2 diabetes meds from what I took for 7 yrs, or totally off them now to where I can control it with how I eat and weight loss.. I was cut down to 1/2 the dosage my last dr visit 3 months ago because my A1C levels were of a normal person, and on the low end at that! so, *fingers crosse... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:57:06 EST `small <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> July 8, 2014 <BR> Hi Eveyone! :) :) <BR> <BR> I got my new dresses.. these are's (Lane Bryants more casual clothing) size medium, down from 5X starting.. I didnt judge myself very well, because I should have ordered SMALL.. SMALL from 5X - down one size at a time..'s SIZE SMALL!! - I have been back and forth to the mirror I swear 25 times this afternoon, looking, admiring, smiling, and LOVING that the "smaller" size lady in the mirro... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:28:23 EST `legs <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> o-m-gosh.. <BR> <BR> I dont even know what possessed me, but I thought "hmm, wonder if I can cross my legs yet".. Well, due to losing 120 lbs (so far), im proud to say.. INDEED I CAN, for the 1st time in THIRTY-33-THREE years, cross my legs! Cant sit that way for long, but at least I can cross them! =) <BR> <BR> How awesome is that? Being a lady, its a big deal to me. I have waited a very long time to once again, be able to do that! What an awesome feeling~ <BR> ... Mon, 26 May 2014 03:33:00 EST `sodas <em>222</em> <BR> <BR> I had quit all sodas a year ago, and then fell off the coke(cola) wagon for several months.. this coming Monday, will be one whole month with NO sodas.. I don't miss them now.. it was lame that I restarted drinking them, but after a month of not drinking them again, I got this beat.. 2nd time around was a breeze.. =) <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> blessed be, <BR> `Shari <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> © 2014 ... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 04:41:58 EST `120 <em>282</em> <BR> Dr's report: lost 6 more lbs, total of 120 lbs lost so far!! 389 down to 269~!!, <BR> have I told you all how much I LOVE my Dr? 1st thing he does, is open the door, walks in and says: "I cant believe it.. I just cant believe it.. im like ok what!? he says every single one of your blood work came back beyond perfect.. he said we halved your diabetes meds last time, and your new A1C level is 5.2 - anything over 7 they consider diabetes, and mine 5.2 - so he said in ... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:17:22 EST `curves <em>334</em> <BR> ` is it shameful for me to think im starting to look as cute as can be? =D my self confidence has soared since this major weight loss.. its so amazing watching myself shrink.. i stand in awe at times at my shape now.. where I once hated the mirror, now I spend time looking in it and admiring what I have accomplished so far --- <BR> <BR> <em>12</em> <BR> and let me tell ya, I GOT SOME MAJOR CURVES GOIN ON~! im like whoa, where did these come from? (I was an O shape ... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:10:37 EST `2 Heads are better than one! <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> `clearly, this is a bad pic, but omg we were laughing so hard we couldn't breathe! its Leslie and I in one of my old dresses.. we BOTH were in it!! LOL -- it was so fun doing it -- shows how big I really was before the 114 lb loss!! =) <BR> <BR> Happy Holidays, Everyone! <em>446</em> <BR> <BR> `blessed be <BR> Shari xoxo <em>424</em> <BR> <BR> © 2014 I C... Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:54:56 EST `large <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> well, I have news yet again.. more new changes.. as ive said before, I have had to order my clothes online for many years, at -- my highest weight I wore "their" size 5X (im sure WW's are different in sizes than like walmart, etc) -- but anyway, biggest I wore was their 5X.. then it was 4X, 3X, 2X, 1X.. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> and now, I just received new dresses (I wear dresses, no pants a... Mon, 9 Dec 2013 00:46:33 EST `thighs <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>521</em> <BR> I discovered another "little thing" victory.. we were in the truck running errands, and all the sudden, I notcied my hand had been resting on thigh.. I was stunned.. I have no idea how long I sat that way until I noticed, but it was -at least- 5 mins.. the reason im so elated, is because I haven't seen the tops of my legs in YEARS.. yes YEARS! I was sooo big that my body covered them up! I knew they were there of course, but you couldn't... Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:08:31 EST `amazed Hi everyone! Havent posted a blog lately, but I have an update! =) <BR> <BR> <BR> `what a wonderful way to start my day/week!! <BR> <BR> <em>282</em> <em>9</em> <BR> just got back from the dr for my usual diabetic checkup.. all is well.. blood pressure perfect.. A1C 5.6 (shows how your diabetes is doing for the past 3 months) perfect.. my dr said I now have it under control and am doing superb! I love him so much! my cholesterol each visit has been going down.. but being diabetic... Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:28:58 EST `sizes <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> I almost forgot to share this.. I had to order some new clothes, all my dresses were falling off my shoulders, and swallowing me up.. <BR> <BR> So, beings I hadn't bought anything new since I started losing weight, I had no idea what size to start at. The dresses I wore from are 5X - so I decided to try 3X, thinking this would be ok for now.. <BR> <BR> I received them, tried the 3X's on, sent 'em back.. <BR> <BR> They hung off my shoulders and ... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:40:02 EST `reward <em>652</em> <BR> <BR> I received the most bestest most wonderfulest compliment ever.. (one of my partners nephews that is like our own child-he is a US Marine).. when he seen me, (he hasnt seen me since the 96 lb loss.. been a year) he puts his hands on his hips and says: "who are you and what have you done with my Aunty?!" LOL it was the best feeling EVER - I so love him for that! he made my whole week! that was my biggest reward yet! he also showed me how he used to have to hug me, and... Thu, 8 Aug 2013 03:53:10 EST `shoes <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> O M Gosh - ok, so.. im a type 2 diabetic.. I am supposed make sure I don't go barefoot, even in the house due to getting a cut or something on my feet, it could turn dangerous quickly.. so anyway, for the past 30-ish years, ive had to find specialty shoe stores, or order my shoes online from a store that sells them for big peoples feet.. <BR> <BR> Today, we were at walmart, and I was looking to see if by chance, they had some "wide" slippers i could throw on for j... Mon, 5 Aug 2013 02:10:43 EST `96 <em>282</em> <BR> <BR> wellllll... went for my diabetic checkup this morning and to get results of my labs they do for it.. my diabetes A1C is down to 5.2 WOW used to be over 7 - 5.2 is like beyond perfect.. my dr was verrryyyy happy with me! my blood pressure was perfect`! and all my lab tests were good! Thank you, GOD! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> <BR> <BR> also, I got weighed while there................. another 17 lbs gone!!! that's a grand total (so far) -96 lbs lost~!! OH EM G... Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:04:40 EST `bones <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> just a little funny.. <BR> <BR> earlier today, i was rubbing lotion on the top of my hands, and all the sudden, i realized i was feeling the bones.. i was like what the heck? is that what im feeling?? and it was.. ive lost weight in my hands as well.. before, they always looked swollen due to being puffed up with fluids and fat.. i knew my fingers had gone down due to rings i can now wear that were way too small before.. but when i felt the "bones", i looked over ... Tue, 25 Jun 2013 02:45:21 EST `neck <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> hi everyone! xo <BR> <BR> <em>429</em> <BR> -- today, i have come to terms with something that comes along with losing a large amount of weight.. it seems i am now sporting a "turkey neck".. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> but i have decided i will wear it as a weight loss badge of honor.. it will continue to get smaller, but most likely it will always be there to some extent.. so what the heck.. nothing i can do about it.. and im just not going to worry abou... Sat, 22 Jun 2013 00:36:44 EST `pushing <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> `hello SP friends~ <BR> <BR> my partner had to travel from cali - washington state for 4-5 days to see her mom.. her mom has lung cancer, not doing well.. so anyway, due to that, i now have to take our dog to the "dog park" here in the RV resort we live in, to let `bella do her #2 business.. all other times we dont have to walk her as far, but that once a day "deposit", you have to walk a ways to get to the place leslie takes her.. i never take her for that, its t... Sun, 16 Jun 2013 00:19:46 EST `sinking <em>39</em> <BR> hi everyone.. <BR> <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> been a month and 6 days since ive been here.. <BR> <BR> <em>24</em> <BR> only thing i can say to you all, is the truth.. i havent 100% fell off the wagon, but been eating things i shouldnt and not walking as much as i was and not recording my food intake.. i have been walking "some", and not totally eating badly, but a lot of it was not healthy.. <BR> <BR> <em>387</em> <BR> and honestly, i got tired of logging in to ... Tue, 11 Jun 2013 02:22:41 EST `noticing <em>204</em> <BR> I have recently been noticing some changes about my body shape. Never before in my entire adult life, have I been able to lose enough weight to see changes on the -outside- of my body. <BR> <BR> <em>12</em> <BR> Well, I can now!! Not only am I seeing the changes when I look in the mirror, I am now "feeling" myself getting smaller. I am feeling my sides start to get curves when I run my hands down my sides.. I see a lot more of the tops of my legs when I sit down.. I a... Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:30:30 EST `huh? <em>433</em> <BR> So, we're at the grocery store today.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>338</em> <BR> Leslie ran in and I sat with the dog. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> <BR> While waiting, I kept my seat belt on due to not going to be <BR> there very long. I was like: hmm wonder if I can reach the <BR> glove box and open it and put these napkins in. So I reached <BR> out and o-m-g I had no problem!! I have never been able to <BR> bend (with seat belt on) to open it. <BR> <BR> I also was ... Tue, 2 Apr 2013 00:28:13 EST `prison <em>54</em> <em>27</em> <BR> `nice little warm rainy thunderstorm.. so peaceful, even with rain on the tin roof sounds and thunder rolling in the distance.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>437</em> <BR> there is a saying, `theres always sunshine after the storm`.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>326</em> <em>31</em> <BR> my battle with weight loss has kept me in darkness all of my life.. even when some things were good in my life, the weight kept my mind in a very, very dark place... Sun, 31 Mar 2013 03:29:32 EST `who? <em>40</em> <BR> o-m-g.. <BR> i just slid right in on leslie's side of the dining booth in our rv.. <BR> the side i sit at is bigger than her side.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>15</em> <em>198</em> <BR> ive neverrrr been able to fit in her side, or get any further than my big ol' butt on the tiny edge of the corner of the seat.. and sideways at that! none of my body would fit, not even an inch.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>321</em> <BR> today i was curious if i could at all, and ... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 21:57:14 EST `my goals :: MY GOALS :: <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>273</em> <BR> - off medicines for: <BR> type 2 diabetes - cut in 1/2 <BR> high blood pressure <BR> water retention - done <BR> cholesterol - cut in 1/2 <BR> potassium (due to water ret pill) - done <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>433</em> <BR> ** get my learners driving permit so <BR> that I can practice to relearn to drive [done May 2013] <BR> <BR> - get drivers license again after 20+ <BR> years of letting them expire <BR> <BR> <BR> ... Wed, 27 Mar 2013 18:13:06 EST `forgiven well, it finally happened.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>76</em> <em>483</em> <em>495</em> <BR> i overate and ate a few things i shouldnt have this past weekend -- i was mad at myself for a while.. then i went to see if i could find some other people on SP who had a lot of weight to lose and see how they deal with messing up and ignoring your brain while its saying ..nooo not that.. -- then i ran across someone who spends most of their time here inspiring and supporting others while on he... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 02:41:32 EST `new loss <em>282</em> <BR> welp, just got home from the dr.. had him fill papers out for me and got weighed while there.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <BR> seems i have lost another 13 lbs - thats minus 21 since january and 79 total from my highest.. 389 down to 310 (today)!! IM SO FREAKING HAPPY!! 11 more to be in the 200's! i havent been this weight in probably 20 yrs.. dr also filled out my handicapped parking placard.. so got that switched from WA to CA now.. alllllllll done transferring... Wed, 6 Mar 2013 19:50:31 EST `changing tastes <em>3</em> <BR> `something new ive been learning on my weight loss journey <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>489</em> <em>486</em> <em>255</em> <em>222</em> <em>480</em> <BR> - noo cheeseburger, noo fries, noo candy, noo soda, <BR> noo pizza, noo bag of chips, tastes better than seeing <BR> weight loss and healthy blood sugar readings.. ive heard <BR> people say it before, but this is 1st time ive been able to <BR> live that.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> <em>180</em... Sat, 2 Mar 2013 06:05:50 EST `my old self.. <em>128</em> <BR> Well, I guess this is as good a time as any to write some more.. even if it is 2:00am! darn insomnia.. one of my meds side effects are insomnia.. I used to take a sleep med, but it got to where it was worthless, so I said heck with it and just deal with the insomnia and read in bed til I fall asleep.. sometimes I wake early and sometimes I don’t til noon.. im blessed to have a life partner with who im able to stay at home and not have to deal with the work force, while sh... Mon, 25 Feb 2013 06:08:39 EST