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Totally weird!
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      9 comments

I have a strange observation about something that’s probably not so strange in and of itself. I noticed that it’s so much easier and quicker to drink my eight glasse... Read more
Edge-of-the-seater and election night pizza
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      3 comments

While the rest of the nation is on the edge of their seats wondering what the results of the presidential election will be, I’m on the edge of my seat wondering what will happen to the election night pizza I’ve consumed. Will it deposit som... Read more
Yippee! I surpassed a goal and kicked it in its butt!
Saturday, November 03, 2012      8 comments

It wasn’t that long ago when I reached my first mini-weight-loss goal of getting down to 355 lbs. before my December doctor's appointment. Well guess what? I met it a... Read more
Getting ready to take a giant leap of faith!
Friday, November 02, 2012      2 comments

Ah … Today I tried on one of my old shirts that I haven’t worn in a while and not only does it fit, I decided to wear it today because it matches my new pair of blue specs... Read more
Some amazing changes!
Thursday, November 01, 2012      3 comments

It’s hard to believe that so early in my journey with SparkPeople that I’d see so many wonderful changes! Sure I originally signed up in February of 2010, but when I did, I didn’t take the time to get to know SparkPeople the way I did this ... Read more
It’s official: Initial “bike around the world” miles logged!
Friday, October 19, 2012      4 comments

The past couple of days I’ve been getting a start on my “bike around the world” goal that I announced in the early-morning hours on Wednesday. It’s not much yet, and that’s to be expected given my level of fitness, but I’m on my way. E... Read more
Bike around the world: get ready, get set, go!
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      7 comments

For a while I have been tossing an idea around in my head. For some reason, I have been wanting to “bike around the world.” I don’t know if I’m a glutton for punishment or what because this is a challenge of gigantic proportions, after all ... Read more
Turning back time and why 20 years ago the "cheesecake diet" really worked
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      1 comments

I remember a time when weight loss came effortless to me. I was healthy, happy and fit, but it lasted for only about a year. I wasn’t “skinny” so to speak, but I was a lot smaller than I am now and it felt good. But why did that only l... Read more
The incredible shrinking tummy …
Monday, October 15, 2012      1 comments

For months now I’ve been avoiding a certain shirt in my closet, a certain animal print shirt that just seems to have a way of say “hey, look at my giant belly!” The shirt didn’t look that way when I first purchased it a couple of years ago.... Read more
I’ve been warned!
Sunday, October 14, 2012      5 comments

Wow! I never expected that it would be so gosh darn easy to exercise too much. But it seems that I have been doing just that. For the second week in a row, as of yes... Read more
What does victory look like to you?
Saturday, October 13, 2012      1 comments

For me victory looks like a laurel wreath won after a race run with such ease, as if my feet were flying straight off the ground. It’s a vision for the future. I’m no... Read more
A good week!
Friday, October 12, 2012      1 comments

I’m so happy! Yesterday I weighed in at my weekly TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meeting and came out on top with a 4.6 pound weight loss for the week. It’s my four... Read more
My Dr. Oz inspired magnesium experiment ...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      0 comments

A few years ago I went to the nutritionist to get some help losing weight. I’ve been morbidly obese for many years now and had been struggling with my weight for a long time with no success. I surprise to learn from her that surprise, surpr... Read more
I survived ...
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      1 comments

The other day I took my first trek to the mailbox a tenth of a mile away from my home and the trip did not go quite as well as I had planned. I'm so out of shape lately that I had a two-day recovery! Oh my goodness! To have thought that I have l... Read more
Guilty confession …
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      4 comments

When I get my mail, I drive to my mailbox. Even though it’s only about a tenth of a mile away from my home, I drive. Now I am not one to just drive to the mailbox and then back to my home, because I can only imagine how lazy my neighbors m... Read more

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