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F*ck your platitudes
Saturday, September 26, 2015      4 comments

I've been at this a long time -most of my life in fact. From the age of 12 on I was either gaining weight or trying to lose it. Sometimes I was successful at it, dropping 40-80lbs over many, many months. Yes it also came back; sometimes not all ... Read more
Family Reunion
Tuesday, September 22, 2015      1 comments

It's been a very emotional week. Lots of stress, some hard work, family reunited after many years apart, and also some very honest conversations Finally. My brother came out from the left coast to go through the things of my mother's that h... Read more
I'm down 10 pounds
Monday, September 07, 2015      3 comments

...if you count the three pounds I gained on vacation right before I got back on track with Sparkpeople. I knew I was over eating/ drinking on vacation, but I get so worried about food when I'm away from home, I end up over packing, over plann... Read more
1st sweaty work out!
Thursday, August 27, 2015      1 comments

I'm on a streak -getting back into a gym routine after a couple years of stress & extra eating. I got to 13,000 steps on Tuesday (my hips were very unhappy with me that night!) and passed 12,000 today. ... Read more
hard day
Saturday, August 22, 2015      2 comments

Going through old family things, working with my sister to inventory the house. We started this project 2 years ago, and this was one of those situations where you always think there will be more time... until there isn't. Mom's not here to ask ... Read more
Gym x3 days this week!
Thursday, August 20, 2015      1 comments

I'm so proud of me and I think my Mom would be too. She was going to Senior Fit at the Nursing Home 3x /week and that's my goal: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday. Sunday was pretty nice; not a lot of people there. I went early, no need to change c... Read more
Begin As You Mean To Go On
Sunday, August 16, 2015      1 comments

My Mom passed away on Tuesday. She'd been in a Nursing Home for the last 2 & 1/2 years and I had a routine of going to see her twice a week, every week, unless I was out of town. It was usually Wednesday or Thursday evening (after work) and Sund... Read more
Death and Taxes
Saturday, August 15, 2015      3 comments

The only sure things in this world, right? Everyone dies sometime. This week I lost my Mom. I loved her dearly and had spent time every week for the last several years helping her or visiting her in the Nursing Home. It was one of the reasons ... Read more
New Year -where I stand now
Thursday, January 01, 2015      3 comments

Was reading CINNAMARIE's blog post:
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Fitbit love
Friday, January 10, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday I killed it at the gym! emoticon And then I had to stop at the grocery store on the way home. ... Read more
2013 -I am SO over you
Saturday, December 28, 2013      2 comments

This year just flat out sucked! emoticon My time was needed elsewhere, and even when it wasn't I didn't have th... Read more
spring update
Friday, May 10, 2013      2 comments

Greetings Sparklers! It's been a long long time since I last logged in, but I wanted you all to know I haven't given up. Life has been crazy complicated and stressful this year. My Mom has been either in the hospital or nursing home for reha... Read more
Day 7 already!
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      4 comments

Day 7 and I kicked ass at the gym! It's also my first day of REALLY staying within my calorie budget -with 3 calories to spare. ... Read more
not waiting for Jan 1st
Saturday, December 29, 2012      3 comments

I decided yesterday that it was day 1 again. emoticon Good old day one -my best friend and ally, you are always... Read more
Day 24
Sunday, December 02, 2012      2 comments

Doing well, but the darkness is starting to get to me. Three weeks more before the days start getting longer not shorter. I've been sitting by my Happy Light every morning for 15-30 minutes, but I only see actual sunlight for a few minutes ea... Read more

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