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Back in the saddle again...
Monday, March 19, 2012      2 comments

I've been off and on with SparkPeople since 2007, but I've been back on since Oct 2011 when I hit my high of 198lbs. I'm down 14lbs since then, but I haven't lost any weight since Dec 2011, so I'm "hitting the books' so to speak and getting bac... Read more
It's been one of those (days/weeks/months), but Making Headway...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      0 comments

It has been many many teeny tiny baby steps, but I am making headway on my weight-loss goals. I have lost 11 pounds thus far this year. I was hoping to lose 1 pound a week, but I can be happy with 1 pound a month :) Been feeling pretty blah ... Read more
Learning from Job...Keeping my Goals
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      0 comments

I opened up my calendar for the new year (yeah, 2011 is here!) and the first thing I see is a verse from Job {22:28} and realized that this could be my verse to remind me of my goals and that I am not alone in working towards those goals. J... Read more
In the right direction
Friday, December 10, 2010      1 comments

I'm still having trouble dealing with the latest news from my doctor. I decided to have a different motivation to get thin & vow renewal ceremony in six and a half months (July 30th, 2011). I am making my dress and I would like to... Read more
All time high...and not in a good way
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      1 comments

*sigh* reached my all time high weight this month. A lot of things lead up to this moment. Mainly laziness about my food choices, lack of exercise, among other things. The miscarriage this fall has not helped things along. It's hard to be mo... Read more
April Fools is over...a new month
Thursday, April 02, 2009      0 comments

A new month, a renewed commitment to health. I have a lot going on right now, but I am making the effort to put my health ahead of other stuff. I have lots of doctor's appointment and a surgery coming up thismonth. *sigh* what fun?!?! ... Read more
New Month = New Start (again *sigh*)
Thursday, March 05, 2009      4 comments

I keep falling off of the weight-loss bandwagon...I think I need to use industrial strength straps to keep me inside *grin* The last couple of days, I haven't been doing so hot on the eating habits. Too many carbs, too many fats, not enoug... Read more
*sigh* darn RA/FM
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      1 comments

It is hard to stay on track for my exercise plan when I can't DO my exercises...I was so sore yesterday and I am still today, that I haven't exercised. It sucks! I'm going to try for a short walk tonite after work...we'll see how that goes. ... Read more
the dreaded T****
Tuesday, August 12, 2008      0 comments

I have finished applying the edits for my least the first round is done *yeah* now, to work on the images, graphs, charts, and maps...... Read more
Monday, August 11, 2008      0 comments

Well...I am now 168 and I have stayed here for a couple of weeks now it is time to get off the plateau and lose some more weight. I bought a couple of gowns this weekend for the military Ball I am going to in Nov w/ dad and I fit the... Read more
March for Babies
Wednesday, March 12, 2008      0 comments

It is time for the annual March of Dimes - March for Babies. I will be walking in the local event on April 19 and would like you to sponsor me. I am raising money for my niece Audrey who was born premature by 7 weeks at 1.9 lbs. She will be... Read more
New Job..among other things
Wednesday, March 12, 2008      0 comments

I'm back... I have a new job. I am the GIS specialist for Lincoln County, MN. I make maps on computers and get paid for it :) cool! I have been procrastinating on my thesis (as usual) and need to finish tis year or never finish (scary... Read more
Wednesday, November 14, 2007      0 comments

Well, I am off ALL of my meds and I feel horrible. I haven't slept in two nights and no relief. My doc isn't being all that helpful either. He isn't listening to me. He keeps telling me to take Tylenol. I've been taking Tylenol for 10 years,... Read more
I'm B-a-c-k!
Thursday, November 01, 2007      2 comments

Well, I have been out-of-commission for a while. I dropped off the face of the planet to finish my thesis and I am almost there *sigh* I have two days and then I will have my rough draft DONE! cheer with me...*YEAH!!!* To reward myself, I am ... Read more
Dr. Visit
Tuesday, July 03, 2007      0 comments

I was at my Rhuemy appt yesterday. He was ok with the fact that I hadn't lost the weight. He was happy that I was exercising regularly and that I had lost inches. We have been discussing going off meds for a while, but now Mark (hubby) and I ... Read more

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