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I'm at my goal weight!? Ack!!
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      32 comments

Ok, so this morning I hit that illusive number I was aiming for 41 pounds ago when I started losing weight. It felt pretty good, I won't lie. I went to the gym and told a few people there that I see regularly. They were happy for me but then wen... Read more
Post Vacation Thoughts
Thursday, March 23, 2017      12 comments hubby and I went to Mammoth Lakes (where it is showing) for 4 days of R and R. We were staying in a condo so we packed all kinds of healthy foods to take with us in a cooler. It's about a 5 hour drive for us to get there. I had scoped... Read more
Feeling tentatively hopeful
Wednesday, March 15, 2017      8 comments

Today I weighed in at 126.5--1.5 pounds from my goal. Wow. 7 months ago when I was 166 pounds this weight seemed impossibly unattainable. I'm only 5 ft 1 so at 166 I was in the "obese" category (as my Dr. informed me last May). How do I feel tod... Read more
Will I ever figure this out?
Saturday, February 25, 2017      10 comments

I haven't blogged in over 5 years. I'm not even sure what I want to say now except that I'd like to connect with everyone because I think it helps me. Back in 2010 I lost weight and got down to my goal weight. I was uber strict, fanatical really... Read more
Just Checking In....
Saturday, October 29, 2011      4 comments

You know, I just realized I found SparkPeople about a year ago. I’d like to say that I’m thinner, healthier, my life is perfect etc. but that’s just not the case. I actually weight MORE now than I did when I started. HOWEVER, (and this is a b... Read more
Not starting over, just changing my game plan.....
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      10 comments

Well I haven’t weighed myself in quite awhile.....until today. I KNEW I’d gained quite a bit of weight back but wasn’t ready to acknowledge the reality of how much until this morning. You know what? The sky didn’t fall and the world didn’t en... Read more
This is a long road.....
Saturday, May 07, 2011      5 comments

I haven’t blogged in quite a while. I didn’t want to repeat the same stuff over and over again. I eat well, I lose weight, I binge, I gain weight. Repeat. The pattern of my life is so BORING. REALLY. If I look back at when all my eating i... Read more
Still plugging along.......
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      3 comments

Well I haven’t blogged in a while so I thought I’d just check in with everybody. After my LAST blog I kind of swung the other direction. What’s is with that anyway? Everything is going GREAT, I’m being positive then WHAMO--binge city. So, ye... Read more
Back on track???
Friday, January 21, 2011      9 comments

I haven't posted any blogs for quite a while. My last blog mentioned how I'd gained weight and was binging again. It's scary stuff this yo-yo mentality. Like so many of you (and thank you btw for all writing so honestly in your own blogs beca... Read more
It's shocking how fast the weight can come back
Thursday, December 23, 2010      6 comments

Last Friday I was at my goal weight. Today I got on the scale and I've gained NINE POUNDS! Is that possible? Well, 6 days of bingeing and the way my clothes are fitting (or not fitting as the case may be) tell me it is possible. I really tho... Read more
It's so easy to fall back into old patterns
Sunday, December 19, 2010      5 comments

Today I feel tired and sad. I binged last night and the night before. By binge, I just don't mean I overate. I mean, in the cupboard, eating boxes of whatever I could (ex. an entire box of high fiber granola bars....and if you don't think TH... Read more
Tackling twisted thinking
Sunday, December 05, 2010      7 comments

So I've been thinking about why I go crazy sometimes and completely lose control....All week I've been "perfectly" tracking my food/exercise/etc. I got on the scale yesterday to see the number I wanted (still at goal weight) then went to a part... Read more
This is not a sprint.....
Saturday, November 27, 2010      4 comments

Today I am reminding myself that my weight loss journey/my HEALTH journey is not a sprint. There will be no beginning and ending. I won't magically reach my goal and "tada, I'm there, no more issues"! HA. No more issues??? Lol...I'm a big ba... Read more
I remember this feeling
Friday, November 26, 2010      7 comments

Last night I binged and binged big. My husband had gone to sleep and my daughter was upstairs watching t.v. and I claimed to be downstairs catching up on my recorded t.v. shows. In reality I was just WAITING for him to go to sleep. Just WAITI... Read more
What do David Beckham and I have in common??? We make GOALS!
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      6 comments

Ok, so Monday I weighed in at my weight loss center and officially hit my goal. No balloons or streamers feel from the sky. Nobody stood up and applauded me. The counselor merely said..."hey, that's great". That's GREAT???? Does she not rea... Read more

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