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Trying to get back in the groove of things

Wednesday, January 27, 2010      2 comments

I understand that life has it's ups and downs. We need to find the best way to work through it. My life has drastically changed in many ways over the last year. I have RNY surgery on April 1st, 2009. I lost my Dad on 9/14/09. The same day m... Read more

A tragedy I wouldn't wish on anyone. The dreaded late night phone call.

Saturday, October 03, 2009      21 comments

I have not blogged for over a month. I have been trying to find the strength to blog about my recent experiences. But it has been very hard. So bear with me. Here goes. On September 10th at 11:30 pm I got a call from my Mom saying my Da... Read more

What an Awesome Feeling ! ! !

Wednesday, September 09, 2009      8 comments

Compliments are nice, especially when it comes from unexpected places. I work in a warehouse as a supervisor and periodically have to sign for shipments. Well a driver came in who is usually very chatty with me but I haven't seen him for about... Read more

Close to "Onederland"

Sunday, September 06, 2009      5 comments

I have it in my sights. I can see it, it inspires me to strive harder to reach it. I can almost taste it. I know it will still take some time to get to it. But it's not as far away as it was back in October when I was at 329 lbs. Had ... Read more

Thanks to Jessica's Mojo on the Scale I Got to Say Bye Bye to My Plateau. Well Until Next Time.

Monday, August 31, 2009      3 comments

As you all know I have been at the same weight for the last 3 weeks. I didn't think I would ever get below 220.5. I was trying to figure out what I was doing wrong and fix it. I went back to logging my food intake and was surprised to find ou... Read more

Riding Almost 7 Miles Today and I Feel Great ! ! !

Sunday, August 30, 2009      1 comments

I have been at the same weight now for 3 weeks. So I have been trying to step it up with my exercise. Earlier today, Dwayne, Zach and I went for a bike ride that was almost 2 miles. Then in between doing laundry, cleaning house and mowing the... Read more

Extra skin.....

Friday, August 28, 2009      5 comments

Well I was in my living room this evening and bent over to pick something up. I noticed how baggy that my "girls" are looking. That made me curious. I lifted up my shirt a little and took a long hard look at my belly. I could gather what I c... Read more

I Know This is Normal, Buttttttt I Still Want to Scream ! ! !

Tuesday, August 25, 2009      4 comments

I don't even know where to begin. I am struggling. I am 21 weeks post op and I have been at the same weight for the last 3 weeks now with no inches lost. I guess I should be grateful that there is no gain (which I am). But I have been strugg... Read more

What a Wonderful Day Today Was With Family......Situation with Dwayne that I need advice on.....

Sunday, August 23, 2009      6 comments

Today was a wonderful family day. I got up first and made homemade sausage gravy and biscuits. I think I ate half of a half of biscuit with gravy and some cantaloupe. I think I enjoyed making it for the kids and Dwayne more. Even though it i... Read more

Need Some Suggestions.....Help.

Friday, August 21, 2009      2 comments

I am 20 weeks post op and I am starting to have lots of cravings. I have been pretty good about curving them by drinking water. But lately I am craving crunchy or chewy stuff. It is starting to happen around 3 pm and after 8pm. Not everyday ... Read more

1st vacation since 108.5 lbs lost.

Monday, August 17, 2009      5 comments

Sorry I am a little slow at updating my blogs. But I went on vacation with Dwayne, Max, Becca and Zachary at the beginning of this month. We went to visit my family in Virginia. I haven't seen them since last November at Thanksgiving. Hm... Read more

2nd Trip to the County Fair in Same Year.

Sunday, August 16, 2009      0 comments

We went back to the county fair again. This time it was Dwayne, Zach, Max, Becca and Me. And it was wristband day so we could ride as many rides as we wanted to. It was really nice, nothing was off limits now that I had lost over 100 lbs. I ... Read more

Our Local Fair

Wednesday, August 12, 2009      3 comments

I haven't wanted to go to a county fair in many years and we have 3 kids that love the fairs. This year when the county fair came into town I found myself suggesting to Dwayne that we take the kids. We had been on our way home from visiting wi... Read more

You need to believe in yourself to succeed.

Thursday, July 02, 2009      1 comments

I really enjoy my daily devotions to dieters from Crosswalks (thanks Erika for sharing this site with me). Here is today's thought and I truly believe it to be. Knowing what is right and doing what is right are completely different matter... Read more

Today's Thought

Tuesday, June 30, 2009      3 comments

A young man dreamed that he was standing before a table spread with a wide array of tantalizing foods. Beyond the table stood Jesus. The young man began eating the food, and he became completely engrossed in his consumption. When he finished, Je... Read more


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