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Ancient Chinese Curse

Saturday, January 22, 2011      9 comments

I remember reading in a book an ancient Chinese that loosely translates to "May you lead an interesting life" or "May you live in interesting times"...either way - I swear I have been cursed lately and am ready to have it stopped. In the last 1... Read more

Morbidly obese to Flab-lee-o-us

Friday, January 14, 2011      8 comments

I have gained and lost weight over my life lots of times. I would eat my way up through sizes as my emotions roiled and instead of dealing with them I would stuff them inside under layers of food. Then I would hit a bottom, focus on losing the... Read more

When the rubber hits the road

Tuesday, January 11, 2011      5 comments

The last 48 hours have SUCKED. I have been told 1) My grandma has stage IV cancer and they are still doing workup to determine pr.imary vs secondary sites and severity. She went to the hospital because of abnormal lab tests, was found to have ... Read more

It must be genetic

Monday, January 10, 2011      4 comments

Growing up my great grandmother and great aunt used to nut me up. They were both young women with families during the Depression. Both had been born around 1900. They were frugal women who did not waste things and saved things to be reused do... Read more

I have this disease called Dis-Ease

Sunday, January 09, 2011      8 comments

I have had a childhood rhyme in my head the last couple of days. I had to come up with 3 things to measure for participation in a challenge in one of my teams. I know no one forced me to pick the items I did but I did this one measurement and ... Read more

All I know is I am on my way

Saturday, January 08, 2011      8 comments

I was talking to a friend the other day about my weight loss plan and the reclaiming of my life one step at a time. It has been a long journey since Halleigh died - it still feels/seems like yesterday though I know time is marching on - heck E... Read more

Putting the fat suit on - temporarily

Thursday, January 06, 2011      9 comments

I knew of a woman who had a large amount of weight to lose and used to take pictures of her self with same weight items as she was on her weight loss journey. It started out with small objects and then grew to be babies, then children and final... Read more

Not all steps are equal

Tuesday, January 04, 2011      7 comments

I was doing some research between dictations of just how many steps the average person takes a day. While looking for this answer I found some interesting things. I also thought that in order to have a chance at losing weight - I needed to wal... Read more

And I am worth ...

Sunday, January 02, 2011      7 comments

I have seen various ideas of a the worth of a person - from pricesless to the individual to $4.50 if you took the elements each person is made of - to $45 million for DNA, organs and such. I have been so worried about making ends meet that I ha... Read more

I feel lucky Mary Chapin Carpenter style

Friday, December 31, 2010      6 comments

I had to laugh today - the 2011 overall horoscope said "You've been through more personal transformation in the past two years than perhaps in your entire life. The upside is that you're getting used to the intensity of it all. It helps that you... Read more

OMG My house is fat too!

Monday, November 15, 2010      10 comments

I have heard that your surroundings are a reflection of what is going on inside you. I am not sure I want people over any more...the house reflects that I am mess inside and out. You can see where things used to be organized but it has spun o... Read more

Pearls of wisdom....not all cultured tho

Monday, November 08, 2010      10 comments

It is about that time of year when people tend to start reflecting on things they have learned. My mind has been focused lately on all the things I have learned lately. I have learned that in my house MOM does not stand for me - but rath... Read more

Pity party and the depression tango.

Sunday, September 12, 2010      7 comments

I have been having a pity party. This last 2 months has been hard with Everett's birth, the 1 year anniversary of Halleigh's death, a summons from my ex to go to court over child support (since Halleigh died). Then with limited sleep, working ... Read more

How do you measure?

Saturday, August 21, 2010      8 comments

What if I gave you $525,600 once a year - to use as you like - no recriminations. You can not save any of it. It can not be invested in order to increase the amount you have. You can only have $525,600. At the end of the year the $525,600 is... Read more

View of the horizon

Friday, July 30, 2010      6 comments

During my pregnancy with Everett I was active up until the last couple of months when there was concern about premature delivery. I watched what I ate and gained very little during the entire pregnancy. I was at the doctors 2 weeks ago and was... Read more


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