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Merry Christmas - Enjoy the JOY!

Sunday, December 14, 2008      6 comments

I havent blogged in awhile. Probably because life has been good lately. I was posting today on our spark team about a funny Tshirt I got my DH and how, although he probably couldnt wear it in public, we would laugh about it for awile. This got... Read more

One year musings

Tuesday, June 17, 2008      8 comments

I had my one year check up today. It's been a long 12 mos. A new way of eating... yep. A new way of living... you bet. Here are the stats my surgeon gave me... I have lost 88% of my excess body weight. My initial BMI was 47. My current BMI ... Read more

Keeping on target through tough love (to myself!)

Monday, June 02, 2008      6 comments

Here is a wake up call to myself I posted on a private group I'm in. I wanted to put it in my blog so that I can refer back to it. (You know how those messages get buried LOL) If this helps you - great. If not, dont mind me rambling! Dear J... Read more

Thoughts on "Goal Weight"

Tuesday, April 22, 2008      6 comments

One of my dear team members brought up in a post if even though she wasnt at goal, she sometimes felt like maybe she was close enough. For some people, that may be where they are comfortable or what they chose. But, I was surprised at my feeling... Read more

So close you can taste it

Monday, March 17, 2008      5 comments

So, when any of us who are morbidly obese started this journey, myself included, did we ever REALLY think we would get to goal? I know I imagined I could, I hoped I could, I prayed I could, BUT I never really KNEW I could. Diet after diet f... Read more

Who are we cheating?

Friday, March 07, 2008      5 comments

Hey when we "cheat" on our "diets" who or what are we cheating? I mean it's not like cheating on your taxes or a test. The IRS isnt gonna show up at your door. The teacher isnt going to put you into detention after school. So why is it that maki... Read more

I'm not a blogger...

Wednesday, March 05, 2008      7 comments

So, I've taken the advice of a teammate and great gal and decided to write a little about my weight loss experience. I made the decision to have weight loss surgery about 10 times over in the past, but finally committed to that decision January ... Read more