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Saturday, May 03, 2014      6 comments

A few weeks ago I ask my 13 year old, What is your summer project going to be this year? Do you have any ideas yet. He has had a summer project every summer since he started 1st grade. It has always been educational and interesting. From learnin... Read more

I Want Off This Roller Coaster Ride, NOW!

Sunday, April 13, 2014      3 comments

I know I am cut out for this. I can do it. I will do it. I wish I could say, it's not my fault. Is it my fault. Who care who's fault it is....What can I do to fix it. I honestly believe there is much more at play here than I really know. I think... Read more


Tuesday, January 08, 2013      1 comments

I can't tell you how much I enjoyed my Vacation. It was the break I needed. We went from the cold in Ohio. Missed the big snow storm and headed to Florida. We visited Family frie... Read more


Tuesday, November 13, 2012      5 comments

There will be no more goal dates for me because I looked back in my food diary and weight loss journal and every time I set a goal to lose before such a date, I don't lose anything and a few times had gained. There is no lack of effort during th... Read more

The 2012 Holiday Slim Down

Thursday, September 06, 2012      1 comments

I typically do not recommend anything. This new challenge team I have too. I was looking for a new challenge I could do with my son that wasn't just meals and ideas to get families moving. This team has too challenges. 1 The weigh in challenge ... Read more

Seeing progress....finally!

Thursday, August 30, 2012      4 comments

I have been on this journey for a very long time. This time was Feb 2011. I lost some weight but nothing major. I had to get everything just right ( for me). I think that is key for myself. Every plan I have ever tried helped but was not a long ... Read more


Friday, August 03, 2012      2 comments

Well when I had my first stroke I weighed 250 lbs. So 249 was a goal from the start of this journey. Also I did not weigh my self ( no dr office either) the whole time I was in the 240. On the 27th ( july 2012) I made this goal. As a bonus it wa... Read more

Avoidance monday

Monday, July 16, 2012      0 comments

I didn't lose any weight this week. Most weigh in days I am excited and can't wait to log my accomplishment. On mondays like this I want to crawl into a hole. I want to avoid sparkpeople and act like last week didn't happen. Well it is monday an... Read more

All the scales!!!! Stop the insanity!

Sunday, July 08, 2012      1 comments

I am sick and tired of all the scales in the world being so different. I bought one for my house and it is 3 pounds heavier than the one I usually to go by. The Dr's office scale isn't quite right either. I made a big goal last Thursday and I am... Read more

wow what difference a year can make.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012      0 comments

I was really working hard then. maybe a little to hard. Walk Walk walk Walk Walk... I was a Walking machine. Didn't lose much weight due to a plateau that I couldn't break though because I was just walking. I did get the SADD over the winter ... Read more

I am back on the wagon

Sunday, July 03, 2011      3 comments

ok I don't mean sober....well I guess I have been that for years. Anyways, I got my new pedometer and I have been putting it to good use. I gained some weight last month and was a little depressed about it. I shook off the funk and dusted of the... Read more

Official Healthy Family Makeover Challenge

Monday, June 20, 2011      0 comments

I just signed up for this SparkPeople Challenge. Now I am challenging all of you! Most of you have children and we NEED to this for them. Let's get our butts off the couch and do it for the ones we love. So....your hubby and kids are addicted to... Read more

Just another "ungoal" day have a situation help me please.

Friday, June 10, 2011      2 comments

Ok I am down twenty pounds. I have been down twenty pounds for almost a month. I have had some female issues. I just love being a girl, really I do. My support system has grown...Thanks everyone. I am losing my Accountability Partner next week. ... Read more

Just another day

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      2 comments

I started over Feb 7th and continue to have success. I lose sporadically. I am not meeting my goals, dr says it is hormones. It is great being female. How ever I get down and unmotivated because of it. When I hit my goals it is great and motivat... Read more

Back again

Thursday, March 31, 2011      3 comments

I started my adventure losing weight again. I started Feb 7th 2011. I have lost 12 pounds. My new goals include Portion control, walking ( possibly jogging this summer) Karate after I hit 249 ( dr requested to wait due to headaches)anything that... Read more

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