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Wolves: Feed the Right One

Friday, January 15, 2016      17 comments

This month has been a hard one for my family. I had a small gain this week, but that was just a minor part of my stress. I felt I needed to write about it and so an apology to my team has become a blog so I can look back and remember what not to... Read more

Second Thoughts

Wednesday, January 06, 2016      14 comments

I've been so very good through the holidays. I've been getting more exercise, have carefully logged everything and eaten right. Despite finally reaching that medium term goal of hitting the loss of 20% of my starting weight, I've been very frust... Read more

So Far, So Good

Monday, December 21, 2015      11 comments

Today is Yule, the Winter Solstice here in the Northern hemisphere, and the shortest day of the year for which I'm grateful. I love the night, but I need sunlight. Without taking high potency vitamin D I run at a deficiency which makes me SADD. ... Read more

I Have A Cunning Plan

Tuesday, November 24, 2015      4 comments

Actually I hope my plan to face the holiday season ahead is a far cry better than the quote alludes to. Yes folks, the holidays are indeed coming with so many special occasions, parties, and well meaning (and some not so well meaning) food pushe... Read more

Floating Away

Wednesday, November 11, 2015      10 comments

First of all I sure wish making a blog entry on the mobiIe site was easier. I also wish giving goodies out wasn't a pain. My laptop needs repaired and I'm stuck doing everything on my smartphone. This week has been a doozy. I weighed in las... Read more

Needed: Big Girl Pants

Thursday, November 05, 2015      10 comments

I can barely fathom how much has happened since I last blogged and was active here. I've been under so much stress and my depression an anxiety have been so much worse. I've hit 545 on The Holmes Stress Point Scale and that's just over the last ... Read more

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Friday, September 04, 2015      8 comments

I'm settling down now that the kids are back in school. We finally got out of the apartment Monday. We're still unpacking, but we now have working washer and I'm making up for lost time. We've been crazy busy, and I still have a long commute to ... Read more

Just Jump In Where You Left Off

Thursday, August 13, 2015      19 comments

Life has been absolutely crazy this summer as I knew it would be. For the past month I have despaired of not getting enough structured exercise, or having the time or energy to keep up with SparkTeams, blogging, and tracking food and fitness. Ho... Read more

Breaking Through The Plateau

Monday, June 22, 2015      16 comments

We had a good TOPS meeting tonight, short but productive. I weighed in another three pounds down at 296.8 lbs after drinking a ton of water today. I think I've broken May's plateau, and I'm finally moving on. I'm closing in on a major milestone.... Read more

Lesson Relearned

Saturday, June 06, 2015      11 comments

We had a wonderful trip yesterday with the kids. I filled up on a turkey wrap and skipped ice cream because they didn't have a flavor of frozen yogurt that appealed to me. Later my DH and I went to look at furniture for the new house. We then we... Read more

Roadtrip Immenent, Drink Up

Thursday, June 04, 2015      9 comments

It's funny, but I look forward to school getting out almost as much as my kids. We'll be taking a trip to the Old Mill in Utica for Velvet Ice Cream to celebrate. I'll get frozen yogurt and pick up all kinds of wonderful healthy food afterwards ... Read more

And She Scores!

Wednesday, June 03, 2015      9 comments

I'm so very excited that I actually made my goal of weighing in under 300 lbs at my 6 month check up at the doctor's office. I was so discouraged last year weighing in at my highest ever, 363.0 lbs, on my 45th birthday. It took me until January ... Read more

Recovering Momentum and NSV

Thursday, May 28, 2015      10 comments

These last few weeks have been really challenging for me. I've got many more steps in, but I've had less energy for structured exercise. I need to get back into the habit of getting to the YMCA although I have gone to the apartment office gym. T... Read more

A Mother's Day To Remember

Sunday, May 10, 2015      13 comments

I had a great Mother's Day. I didn't have to pick up Alex from work so my DH went with me to drop her off, then took our son and I out for lunch. I made healthy choices I felt good about. After the food finally settled, I headed into my loc... Read more

Goals Are What Motivates You

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      13 comments

A new subject on one of my new teams, Beast Mode, had me thinking about writing up my goals. It Inspired me to update my page and include them in a post. I like to be able to look back at my blog to get a better picture of how far I've come. It ... Read more

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