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80#! 80 LBS!! 80 POUNDS!!! EIGHTY POUNDS, PEOPLE!!!!

Monday, March 30, 2009      8 comments

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!!!

Wednesday, March 04, 2009      5 comments

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!

Tuesday, February 24, 2009      4 comments

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

Saturday, December 13, 2008      5 comments

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....

Friday, November 28, 2008      2 comments

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?

Sunday, November 02, 2008      1 comments

Yesterday I achieved my 2nd Cycle 10% goal of 27 lbs lost! (only 113 pounds & 6 more 10% Cycles to go!) emoticon ... Read more

DAMN THOSE MIRRORS!

Monday, October 13, 2008      1 comments

As of 10/11/08 I'm down 52 lbs. emoticon 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!

Monday, September 29, 2008      1 comments

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

Wednesday, September 17, 2008      2 comments

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!

Sunday, September 07, 2008      1 comments

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!

Wednesday, August 27, 2008      3 comments

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

NIGHT CRAZIES

Friday, August 08, 2008      0 comments

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!

Monday, July 28, 2008      1 comments

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

Thursday, July 24, 2008      0 comments

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

Tuesday, July 22, 2008      0 comments

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


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