Size 14!
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      10 comments

This is absolutely amazing. I now can buy a size 14 skirt with confidence! I am so proud of myself! (used to be an 18 or 20!) Already got rid of my size 40 jeans, and wearing a 36 which is starting to get loose. 173 pounds, and 8 more to go to ... Read more
Taking care of ALL of me
Monday, May 06, 2013      2 comments

Jan 1, 2012. Weight 198 May 6, 2013. Weight 175! Wow. That makes 23 pounds lost in 16 months + 1 week. (and before my hysterectomy, January 2007, I was about 224. Granted about 5 of that came off with the uterine fibroids, but still! So ... Read more
Where's my X?
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      6 comments

Just bought something that did not have an X in front of the size! And it fits!!! I also got a pair of 36 waist SLIM FIT Jeans and they fit!! I am amazed that my body is starting to look more like the mental picture I have of myself, instead of ... Read more
From 197 - 12/31/2011 to 179 - 3-13-13
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      2 comments

Wow. Have I really lost 18 pounds in 14 months?? YES! I just realized my BMI has finally dropped out of Obese and into the Overweight category. That is pretty amazing right there. It's been a really tough year, one I haven't wanted to talk... Read more
Monday, January 02, 2012      4 comments
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Saturday, December 31, 2011      3 comments

Yes, I've been absent for a long while.... It's been a rough year, mostly because I've been sick alot from the latex allergy... seems everytime I turn around I get hit again, then I'm down for the count for a couple days. I just get back up an... Read more
Information on Latex Allergy and Cross Allergens
Sunday, October 10, 2010      1 comments

Had a few requests for more information about this devastating condition, which is alarmingly on the rise, so thought I'd post some facts and some links. Some of the phrases are pulled out of the links listed below without specifically quoting, ... Read more
Say what, Doc?
Saturday, October 09, 2010      6 comments

Finally went to an allergist that actually specializes in latex allergy. He says I have a ZERO tolaerance for latex/natural rubber. I have to avoid everywhere and everything that might have latex lurking around. This is alot harder than you migh... Read more
I thought food was supposed to hurt....
Sunday, October 03, 2010      4 comments

I have two allergies that affect my life in dramatic ways. The most devastating is the Latex Allergy. (the other is nickel, but first about latex)This is a growing problem as more and more people are sensitized (become allergic) to the pervasive... Read more
Starting over.... AGAIN....
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      4 comments

Well, I guess I've used up all my excuses. I'm back home after two different trips, and the house is more or less back in order, (or as much in disorder as it ever is). I need to start completely over on everything as I let the stress jus... Read more
Duty calls
Monday, July 19, 2010      3 comments

My Mom is transitioning to a retirement home 2 states away, so I'm going up to help for awhile. I'll have limited access to the internet, so not sure how well I'm going to track anything, or if I should even bother until I'm back online. Wi... Read more
Now this is cool!
Friday, July 16, 2010      1 comments

was perusing spark blogs and came across a repeated reference for the Hungry Girl via JenniDangerous. Hungry Girl ( ) has a bunch of neat resources, like comparisons of different restaurant meals, YUMMY looking ... Read more
My favorite tricks
Monday, July 12, 2010      3 comments

(I was writing this out for another sparker, and decided to copy it here in case it's helpful) I learned a couple good tricks some time ago that have helped me out alot. 1. Get a bowl/plate, take out how ever many chips/cookies you w... Read more
Back on Track, Jack!
Monday, July 12, 2010      5 comments

Woo Hoo! Mowed the lawn for starters... that's 45 min cardio down. Dog walk ..1 more mile down. FINALLY got hubby off to the gym with me in the afternoon. 30 min on the treadmill, including 3 intervals of RUNNING for 1 min, 1.5 min and .75 mi... Read more
Challenging the Challenge
Sunday, July 11, 2010      2 comments

I started the 28 day Boot Camp this week... looks do-able enough... I can do this! Day started out great, kept the calorie count down, walked the dog for my mile walk, got ready to go to gym.... waited for hubby to get ready... and waited..... Read more

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