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I am overweight!! YIPPEEEE!!

Friday, October 15, 2010      13 comments

Now, that doesn't seem like a good thing to most. And many people wouldn't be happy with being overweight. I am. The fact is... yesterday my Wii Fit said "That's obese!" when I stepped on the evil machine. Today... "That's overweight!" ... Read more

The chocolate monster and how I have tamed her!!

Saturday, September 11, 2010      6 comments

Hello... My name is Gretchen... and I am a chocoholic. I have learned that I cannot exist with out chocolate. I have tried. I go without for fairly long periods at a time and then... complete collapse, full on blow out, 2 days of calories ... Read more

I'm donating blood today. Why aren't you???

Wednesday, August 11, 2010      5 comments

This afternoon I am going to the local fire station for their Red Cross blood drive. I brought this up with the people I work with. Not a single one is willing to donate. The list of excuses is ridiculous. Guess what... I am afraid of need... Read more

made goal for Reunion... time for next goal!!

Wednesday, August 04, 2010      4 comments

How often have we all tried so hard and lost weight for a particular occasion just to get there, and then gain it all back?? Was it a Reunion, Wedding, Trip, bathing suit, cruise??? And 3 months later, how did it feel when you were back in your ... Read more

A week on the road...

Monday, July 26, 2010      6 comments

I've been logging in just enough to get my SparkPoints and leave an occasional message this last week. I miss my Spark. I left my house at 6 am Sunday July 18th and pulled into my driveway at 10:30 pm on Friday the 23rd. Logged over 1000 m... Read more

Holy cow!! I'm in One-Derland!!!

Thursday, July 08, 2010      10 comments

Okay, it's not "really official" yet. While I step on the scale most mornings for slightly obsessive reasons... My Official Weigh In Day is Tuesday. But there it was this morning. 199.0. I did it 4 more times 199.0, 199.0, 199.0 and 199.0... Read more

Father's Day

Saturday, June 19, 2010      4 comments

(Sorry guys, this might be a little heavy) It's been 16 years worth of third Sundays in June since my Dad passed away. I miss him daily. I was the baby of the family, and the only girl. Yeah, as much as I could have been, I was "Daddy's lit... Read more

A special quote

Monday, June 07, 2010      7 comments

A friend of mine posted the following quote on facebook the other day. I can't get it out of my mind now. It needs to be shared. I hope that you all see yourself in this quote. At some point you have to own up to how great you are, how bea... Read more

Ben and Jerry's and Will/Won't Power

Monday, May 24, 2010      7 comments

It's easy most days to avoid the pint of Ben and Jerry's Phish Food. Frankly, I don't even look most days because I refuse to pay $4 for a pint of ice cream But it was on sale! 4 for $10! That's just $2.50 a piece! Here's how I used my Will... Read more

My Vision Collage... Finally!

Saturday, May 22, 2010      9 comments

Since I started with a GIGANTIC piece of posterboard... i filled it. Here are some of the details: Read more

Red Sox and Weight Loss... an epiphany about the numbers

Wednesday, May 19, 2010      4 comments

So my beloved Red Sox are not at the top of the heap this year. 40 games into the season, we have a .500 going, 20 wins, 20 losses. It is frustrating being a fan of a team you love with all your heart, when they are not winning. But, th... Read more

10 % Gone!!

Tuesday, May 11, 2010      9 comments

Start weight: 230 lbs. 1/10/2010 Current weight: 206 lb. 5/11/2010 Total loss: 24 lbs. Percent loss: a few bites over 10% What does that mean to me? ~ Renewed energy ~ Better fitness ~ Better Sleep ~ Less joint pain ~ New Wa... Read more

Time to re-ignite my Spark!!

Sunday, May 09, 2010      6 comments

Some of the you have been here for years, some for months, some are brand new. A little about me... I started on SparkPeople on Jan. 10th. I've lost a little over 20 lbs., my activity level is 75% more than it has been. I made a very conscious ... Read more

Stuck in shopping hell!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010      17 comments

I was reading the Daily Spark today and the article "Body Bliss: Dress for the Body You Have Today"
for_the_body_you_have_today For the past week, I have been going sho... Read more

My skirt just got longer...

Tuesday, April 20, 2010      13 comments

... or tales of clothing that actually fits. I put on my favourite skirt this morning. It's a cute A-line brown plaid that hits right about mid calf. For the past year, I have been wearing it at about knee length. I had it slid up so that ... Read more

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