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Break this circle!

Friday, February 05, 2016      4 comments

It's been such an off week, what a way to start a new month! I am losing my motivation and even though I've been exercising, I've also been eating more. I'm just so hungry all the time and nothing seems to hit bottom. I'm craving comfort food... Read more

Month one down!

Tuesday, January 26, 2016      4 comments

The end of the month is coming and I worked so hard this month. I really wanted to have something to show for it and I almost did but then my Doc changed my meds and caused a weight gain of almost all I had lost. Ok, so the loss will be minima... Read more

A new low!

Thursday, January 21, 2016      3 comments

I have to tell you, I reached a new low today. Last night was a painful night but it wasn't my legs, it was my hips and back that hurt so much they kept waking me up. So today I took some naproxen and didn't do my exercises since I knew ... Read more

2 weeks into January

Saturday, January 16, 2016      4 comments

It's 2 weeks into January and I'm determined to make this a great year. I've followed my New Years resolutions as I posted before and things are really working out for me. I'm down 6 lbs since the first and it's been easier than in the past. ... Read more

New Year Resolutions

Thursday, December 31, 2015      6 comments

Every year I start out with a goal to lose weight. I never plan how I am going to do this and I never set specific goals with end dates. So this year I have a new plan. I've decided to use what I learned this year and made up a chart of what ... Read more

My Mothers hands

Monday, December 28, 2015      6 comments

Last year my daughter was sitting by my side when she took my hand and looking at it told me how perfect she thought it was. So proportionally formed with just the right length fingers and the smoothest skin. She wished she had hands like mine... Read more

Cookie Swap

Friday, December 18, 2015      3 comments

Last night was my cookie swap with my cousins. It was so much fun! It had gotten to the point that we only saw each other at funerals so at my Moms, we decided to get together for a swap. I had second thoughts about going but I went and did p... Read more

Grilling day!

Saturday, December 12, 2015      2 comments

As Christmas nears, I've lost another lb and am thrilled about this. I know I'll be eating more than usual for the holiday but I feel I can do it without guilt. It's all in the planning. I have a Christmas Eve meal out with my extended family... Read more

Cookie swap

Wednesday, December 09, 2015      3 comments

I've been invited to join a cookie swap and I said I would go because I really should get myself out of the house. I've become so comfortable staying in my own little world and building a shell around me so no one can hurt me that I rarely vent... Read more

The aftermath

Friday, November 27, 2015      3 comments

The day after! It always brings new resolve. The resolve doesn't always last but I have to ride this wave as much as I can. It won't be long before another holiday comes and I have to be ready for it or everything can slip away so easily. ... Read more

Day 3

Thursday, November 19, 2015      3 comments

I am on day 3 of my new challenge and this should be a piece of cake for me but I'm finding it so hard. I have no energy, I'm so tired and I'm so hungry all the time. I've tried increasing my foods with healthy items so my sugar is still reall... Read more

New Challenge!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015      1 comments

Today I saw a friend joined a new challenge and thought this is just what I need. I have been slacking with everything that has been going on but now it's time to salvage the rest of the year and also to get the help I need to go thru the holid... Read more

Italian funeral

Friday, November 13, 2015      2 comments

We laid Mom to rest yesterday and as typical at an Italian funeral it was a day of eating. We went directly to the restaurant from the cemetery followed by coffee/cakes all afternoon and then supper.and more snacks. It was a great send off and... Read more

42 years!

Tuesday, November 10, 2015      6 comments

Today is my anniversary, 42 years. It's been up and down but mostly up and turned out to be the best decision of my life. He's my partner in crime, we do everything together like best friends. When I see the newly married now a days still hav... Read more


Monday, November 09, 2015      4 comments

It's been a very trying weekend. On Friday we got a call from the hospital that Mom wasn't doing well. We spent Friday and Saturday with her making happy memories. On Sunday, she was unresponsive all day and passed away that night. You would... Read more

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