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New car for the family!
Sunday, November 10, 2013      3 comments

My kids dad helped my daughter get a new (used) car. Things are getting better. And in the long run it will be better because we were starting to have slight problems with the old car. I'm sad because my daughter loved her other car (beetle c... Read more
And Thank You
Thursday, October 24, 2013      6 comments

I asked for a break and I got it. I got a new job!!! I will be making about $2 an hour more than my current job. The hours will suit me better and I will be working with my sister. My sister is an LPN, I am a CNA. We won't be on the sam... Read more
It would be ok if you cut me a break life.
Monday, October 21, 2013      4 comments

Well things have not gotten any better with the car. The place we got the car from is saying we owe almost as much as the car cost when we bought it 2 years ago, and we have been making payments. At this point it is probably not worth getting ... Read more
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      1 comments

I decided I need to do more blog entries - for myself. Put down some of my own struggles and joys. I am dealing with a bit of stress right now. My job is keeping me stressed, but I am glad to have a job. I am still looking for better. T... Read more
This month is a lot harder
Monday, October 14, 2013      0 comments

Last month the weight just came off day after day. This month it is a lot slower. I know that is normal and I need to keep at it. I did the jumping rope again yesterday and I think I got up to 4 or 5 in a row. Seems like I had a lot more... Read more
Jumping Rope
Saturday, October 12, 2013      2 comments

I had to go out to the garage to put some laundry in and decided to give the jump rope a try. My daughter bought one a couple of months ago and I don't think it has gotten much mileage. I really didn't think I could do it because when I "... Read more
Just did it anyway
Monday, October 07, 2013      4 comments

My son said he was going to start walking with me. I was not holding out much hope because I get up very early and haven't even been walking for a while now. I still get up early, but one thing after another and I have stopped walking in the m... Read more
Making changes
Sunday, October 06, 2013      2 comments

I read a great quote yesterday (thank you pinterest for enslaving me) "If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will see results. I have found that so true for me. I continue to look for ways to improve ... Read more
Confessions of a Big Boned Girl
Friday, October 04, 2013      4 comments

I am excited because I can tighten my watch by another whole. Watches have always caused me trouble because on top of being over-weight I do have big bones so I can't just go to the store and buy any cute watch and I won't wear a men's watch. ... Read more
Note to self: things are going good - Don't sabotage yourself
Thursday, October 03, 2013      3 comments

I been sticking with my paleo plan pretty good last month and lost 15 pounds. I have not been having cravings and am generally not very hungry. But I have a lot of old tapes in my head that keep playing. Last night after I picked my daughter... Read more
Doughnuts you are not my friend
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      9 comments

My son's girlfriend works at Dunkin Doughnuts and brought some to our house again. I gave in the first day but I don't want to make this a habit. I just to remember that the moment on the lips is not worth reaching my weight loss goals. D... Read more
Weight is coming off (too fast)
Saturday, September 21, 2013      2 comments

It's hard for me to not be happy about this but I have lost 13 pound in the last 18 days. I lost weigh this fast when I was doing the 6 week body make-over and I loved it, but once I stopped the weight came back. I do have the body type the ca... Read more
Be sure your sins will find you
Thursday, September 19, 2013      4 comments

My kids got back from their cruise yesterday (they had a great time). When I got home from work my daughter was hungry but didn't want to cook. I never want to cook when I get home from work. She wanted to get some (not on plan) food. We... Read more
OK now my scale is working
Tuesday, September 10, 2013      1 comments

The last entry I made was that I lost 30 pounds overnight. I hope no one believed that. I just needed new batteries in my scale. I am still making progress, but not quite that drastic. My kids left today to go on a cruise with their dad.... Read more
I lost 30 pounds last night !!!???
Saturday, September 07, 2013      7 comments

Quick note: I did not have any surgery or lose a limb. When I got on the scale it said I was down from 229 yesterday to 202 today! I couldn't believe my eyes so I stepped back on and it said 197. Woo hoo finally under the 200 pound mark!... Read more

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