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My Obese Daughter and My Granddaughters
Wednesday, August 27, 2014      2 comments

Today I sent the below blog post to my 40 year old daughter who lives about 400 miles away. She is morbidly obese. Her husband is a diabetic obese man. Her 22 year old daughter is morbidly obese. My sweet 10 year old granddaughter weighs 160 lbs... Read more
Don't Quit
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      2 comments

I liked this poem that I read on Willow49s SparkPage: Don't Quit When you've eaten too much and you can't write it down, And you feel like the biggest failure in town. When you want to give up just because you gave in, and fo... Read more
Football is fattening!
Sunday, January 17, 2010      3 comments

Okay, I have ascertained that both grandchildren and Saints/LSU football are fattening! I can readily admit that it has more to do with me than them! But I chose not to live without either so I will have to find a way of mitigating the impact on... Read more
This Is Dedicated to My Mom
Thursday, January 07, 2010      4 comments

My Mom died last June. The past 6 months have been very hard. I managed to continue to lose weight until about mid-October at which time I stopped food tracking. Big Mistake!!!!Big!!! I have managed to regain all of the pounds I lost since my Mo... Read more
Sunday, December 27, 2009      1 comments

Every Christmas my DH loves to buy the stocking stuffers. Every year I tell him, "Don't get me anything with sugar in it!" Every year he comes home with Baby Ruths, Butterfingers, Little Debbie Oatmeal Cakes, etc, etc. This year he also put some... Read more
Adios, Obesity
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      6 comments

I am celebrating! I have bid farewell to my nemesis, obesity! As of Labor Day, my BMI is under 30.0! What a wonderful feeling to have that label removed from my self talk. I am still overweight, yes. 30 more lbs and I will be able to shed that l... Read more
Saturday, August 08, 2009      2 comments

I found this quote on SVELTEGODDESSES' blog. It struck a nerve with me. Just want to share it with anyone who visits my page. "Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performa... Read more
Bob is so right....
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      0 comments

You may not be a Biggest Loser fan. I happen to be. Regardless, what Trainer Bob says in his May 27 blog post is so true. "Enough of all the excuses. Enough of all the complaining. Enough of all the excess. Enough of not relying on myse... Read more
So much slobber!
Tuesday, May 05, 2009      1 comments

We are dogsitting my stepson's boxer puppy for awhile. So I have 2 drooling, panting dogs to clean up after. "Coop" is a sweet puppy. He is fawn-colored and is about 9 months old. At his home in western Louisiana he spends most of his time in an... Read more
Grandchildren are fattening!
Monday, April 27, 2009      2 comments

Just kidding...but I did gain 3 lbs even though I was true to my caloric goal. It's the sodium I think since we ate out several times this weekend. Our 14 yr old granddaughter was visiting. We shopped on Saturday afternoon (oh, my aching back). ... Read more
The Love Dare
Friday, April 24, 2009      1 comments

My DH and I are on day 2 of the Love Dare. For those of you who aren't familiar, it is a marriage strengthening activity. If you have seen the movie 'Fireproof' then you know what I am talking about. It will be interesting to see how it progress... Read more
Did she make it or didn't she?
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      2 comments

Bummer! When I weighed this a.m. I had lost another .5 lb. My new weight is 201. Maybe next week I will reach Onderland! Looking forward........ Read more
I Survived the Birthday Party Challenge
Monday, April 20, 2009      0 comments

I am proud that I was disciplined enough not to partake of the many unhealthy foods (high fat/high sodium) at the birthday party of 2 of my grandchildren yesterday. I ate the banana that I took with me instead. Not one bite of chips, salsa, guac... Read more
The Birthday Party Challenge
Sunday, April 19, 2009      1 comments

Today is Asher's 2nd birthday. We are going to Gulfport, MS this afternoon to attend his birthday party. I plan to take a couple of healthy snacks and my 32 oz water bottle that I purchased at Walmart* recently. Temptation will abound, but I am ... Read more
199 or bust!
Saturday, April 18, 2009      0 comments

My 60th birthday is Tuesday, 4/21/09. I want to be less than 200 lbs. by then. I have 2 lbs. to lose by Tuesday. Wish me luck! I haven't weight less than 200 lbs. since before hurricane Katrina sent us scurrying. We left our beautiful home... Read more