Starting point for 2011!
Saturday, January 01, 2011      1 comments

Greetings from the Sticks! :) I've had success on and off through the years with so many different "programs" I'd like to be ill. This cycle has left me in a horrid position of becoming a horrid emotional eater because life would happen an... Read more
My Heart Breaks
Monday, April 12, 2010      3 comments

This evening a dear friend of mine passed away. She is survived by a 20 year old daughter, a 16 year old son with Autism, and a 1 year old granddaughter. She will always be remembered as the one who cared...the one you could go to no matter wh... Read more
Wake Up Call
Sunday, April 11, 2010      2 comments

Well, some of us just need a slightly bigger push in the rear than others. At my doctor's suggestion, weight loss was put completely on hold due to a severe run in with depression and PTSD. Fortunately that has ironed itself out and while ... Read more
Good numbers for a Holiday Week!
Monday, March 24, 2008      2 comments

Okay for a Holiday week (Easter) as well as trying to get ready to leave, the scale still went DOWN this week to 276.4! I'm so proud of me!!!! I will admit, I had some downfalls which probably slowed my progress, but another pound gone is anot... Read more
A Tale of Two Coping Mechanisms
Wednesday, March 19, 2008      1 comments

Hmm...emotional eating..... Today has been very difficult. I've spent nearly the entire day on an awful cell connection trying to fix the problem with my phone. Infuriating, frusterating, irritating, and absoluetly annoying. Normally... Read more
Back under the Morbid Marker!!! YAHOO!!!
Monday, March 17, 2008      2 comments

WOW!!!!! 277.4!!!!!! I'm doing great!!!! I feel healthy and I'm thrilled at the progress I've made in just one week! I'm BACK under the Morbid marker and things are looking great! I'm looking forward to a slightly altered eating plan this we... Read more
Back in the Saddle Again
Sunday, March 16, 2008      0 comments

Wow...277.2. Sad to think I ballooned back up to 287 by Christmas from stress and a job I hated. Well, I'm back now and am NEARLY back to that 277.2! I'm currently at 279.4 and will be weighing in tomorrow AM with my "newest" weight. Th... Read more
HAPPY DAY 277.2!!!!
Wednesday, August 29, 2007      0 comments

Okay, we're clear of the 5% critical mark that health experts swear is the key to success. I've never hit it before but I've lost 14.8 pounds which is just squeaking over the 14.6 that was 5%. Even better is being solidly in the 270's! I can'... Read more
Thursday, August 23, 2007      1 comments

Okay, Tuesday was a great weigh in but I didn't have the time to blog. YAHOO!!!!!!! I am OFFICIALLY no longer MORBIDLY OBESE!!!!!!!!!!!!! That feels SO INCREDIBLY GOOD!!!!!!!!!! This was a major issue for me. I didn't FEEL morbidly obese... Read more
1/4 Way Point!!!!!
Monday, August 13, 2007      0 comments

I'm at my 1/4 way point today!!!! I lost another 1.5 pounds since Wednesday (last weigh in) and I'm so proud of myself for losing another 1.5 pounds!!!!!!! I never thought making it to over 10 pounds lost would be THIS EASY!!!!! I haven't dep... Read more
MRI Preliminary
Tuesday, August 08, 2006      0 comments

The preliminary results of Jeff's MRI are in and they found fluid in his knee. They also found 10 more pieces of schrapnel they couldn't see because the schrapnel is on top of the bone and they show up the same on an x-ray. While we don't ... Read more
Joined New SparkTeam Seedlings!
Monday, August 07, 2006      0 comments

I'm really hoping to enjoy this challenge. It seems like a great group of people and I'm really looking forwrd to working with everyone there. I'm really happy to be back involved with a challenge now that things are getting a little easier. ... Read more
Blessed and Stressed
Saturday, August 05, 2006      0 comments

Well, we're awaiting the doctor's decision on Monday and I'm fried. Jeff isn't sleeping and we're trying to prepare for all the possible situations which is exhausting but taking his mind off the issue. Love and hugs! Heather... Read more
Double Check
Thursday, August 03, 2006      0 comments

I learned this yesterday and today. Compare the calories/fat/protein/carbs/etc
. on the containers of what you're cooking to what's in the database. I found out yesterday that my egg rolls were 100 calories LESS than theirs and today my ital... Read more
Jeff's Pre-Deployment No-Go
Wednesday, August 02, 2006      0 comments

Well, Jeff is back. What follows is horrible, but true. Apparently trying to keep Jeff able to deploy, the doctor for their unit never filed his paperwork into his files. The appointment never existed and was not being followed Had it not be... Read more

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