80#! 80 LBS!! 80 POUNDS!!! EIGHTY POUNDS, PEOPLE!!!!
EXCITED? (who, me?) Maybe.
SURPRISED? (Who, Me??) Yes & No.
AMAZED (WHO, ME???) FRAK, YES!!!! (so long, Battlestar G!)
I am excited that I finally lost those last 2 lbs to hit 80, but I fear getting too cock-a-whoop over this & jeopa... Read more
SHOPPING? ME?? HADES, YES!!!
Friends, Sparkers, Countrypeople, lend me your ears: YEEEEE-HAAAAA!
At the end of January, I gave away almost all of my 3X & 4X clothes to a needy cousin.
Since then I've been wearing 1 pair of thrift store pair of pants w/ 4 tops (... Read more
WHOOPEE! 76 POUNDS DOWN!
I've been lamenting my lack of progress--stuck at 73 lbs lost for almost 3 weeks.
This morning I MADE myself get on the scale and Lo & Behold! 3 pounds have melted away! (well ... since I weigh-in first thing in the a.m. after I get rid... Read more
One Downside of Losing Weight
OK, this is a teensy-weensie downside ... and it made me laugh out loud rather than upset or depress me ... I hope you have one of these moments really, really soon!
I have been out of work since May, and working hard at finding another job... Read more
457 ... NOT BAD ... in an over-indulged way....
Well, it's the day after Eating Too Much Day, and it took me almost an hour to enter my food from the Great Day!
The Not-At-All-Surprising-Thing is I ate too much. ... Read more
2nd CYCLE 10% GOAL ACHIEVED!! So...what's the SB up to now?
Yesterday I achieved my 2nd Cycle 10% goal of 27 lbs lost! (only 113 pounds & 6 more 10% Cycles to go!)
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DAMN THOSE MIRRORS!
As of 10/11/08 I'm down 52 lbs.
When I'm looking for proof of this hard-won miracle, the mirror tel... Read more
FUBAR THINKING IS WHAT MAKES THE COUCH POTATO UNION STRONG!
I have managed to get my butt out the door every day this week to walk around the MH park where I live. I started out with 7 1/2 minutes away from the house, then turned around & came back: 15 minutes! The trip out got me to the main road in the... Read more
LESSONS, LESSONS, EVERYWHERE
My brain and body know I feel better when I exercise. There's the sense of accomplishment of having managed to do the danged things, as well as the physical strengthening I keep being surprised by!
I have been such a couch potato for so ... Read more
WORK THE PLAN! PLAN THE BUFFET!
I keep telling myself "You have a plan! WORK the plan!" It's surprising (as in: lessons you keep learning, Doofus!) how if you plan for it, meals at those dens of tonnage, Buffets, can be non-bingey and positive experiences.
Here's my Buff... Read more
TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY!
This evening we took my mother out to one of her favorite eateries and I got what I thought would be the least of all the evils in the pasta place.
I was served--with my grilled chicken--what turned out to be 10oz of fettuccini alfredo and ... Read more
I watch the cat tear around the house bouncing from sofa to chair to floor, then bounding down the hallway & wonder "What the hell got into him?"
But if I am honest with myself, I do the same thing almost every night bouncing from in front ... Read more
TAKE YOUR VITAMINS, WOMAN!
As I work to exchange my bad eating habits with good ones, I find I am paying closer attention to my body and how it reacts to the foods I use as fuel.
I missed taking my vitamins yesterday--just got busy in the morning and didn't down them... Read more
IF YOU WANT RAINBOWS, YOU GOTTA PUT UP WITH THE RAIN
Dolly Parton said this, what an amazing woman! (& I don't like much C&W music)
For me this means if I want the weight loss (+ all the good things that will come with being slimmer/healthier), I have to go through the agony of exercise, fig... Read more
I WILL EXPECT GOOD THINGS & THEY WILL COME
After my husband Ken got sick, I lost my general optimism about life. Previous to his cancer & death, I had always expected Good Things to come my way. I stopped expecting Good and began anticipating Not So Good.
It took a long time bef... Read more