MAMABEAN37
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Two Normal Days at Work...
Thursday, November 09, 2017      0 comments

I've cut back quite a bit at work as I've tried to recover not only from my ankle, but manage my anemia. I'm EXTREMELY fortunate that I have an amazing team at my office who has been picking up the slack. The last 2 days, I had "normal" da... Read more
No ankle brace...
Monday, November 06, 2017      3 comments

I'm going to try and blog frequently on here since I tend to do better when I write about it. My Fitbit says I took 3,529 steps today which considering it was my first day without my ankle brace, not bad. I worked from home and finishe... Read more
10 years since I first joined Spark...
Thursday, November 02, 2017      4 comments

I can't even believe I am back here. I lost weight. I gained weight. I lost weight. I gained more weight. And on and on and on. I'm now at my highest weight ever. Beyond anything I could have imagined. How did... Read more
2 years? Really?
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      2 comments

I'm back. A little healthier in some ways. In others ways, not so much. I am perpetually losing the same 20 pounds it seems. I would say "This time I'm committed" but you've read that before. I did the Whole 30 program last fall... Read more
Talk about having a weight lifted....
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      3 comments

After spending the past 5 years trying to exercise and ending up with a very messed up back, I made a major decision. I had breast reduction surgery. Although my insurance has originally denied it, I am confident that they will change thei... Read more
Where has Mama Bean gone?
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      1 comments

I'm still here. In April, my husband and I ran into some friends and noticed they had lost a substantial amount of weight. When we asked what they were doing they shared that they were taking HCG. Then we asked 2 more people who had los... Read more
Too much food
Monday, February 08, 2010      0 comments

I saw a statistic that said people eat more on SuperBowl Sunday than Thanksgiving. Yep. I can affirm that statistic. Looks like salads and brown rice all week for me. Ugh. I feel sick.... Read more
Where is my inner Mary Sunshine?
Thursday, February 04, 2010      1 comments

When I first started my career as a financial advisor 15 years ago, I shared an office with a guy who, in the first hour of meeting me asked "You aren't one of those perky, postive attitude people, are you? I hate those kind of people" To whic... Read more
Happy February!!!
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      2 comments

I hope everyone is off to a good start to their February!!!... Read more
"You look like you're in pajamas..."
Monday, February 01, 2010      11 comments

I have a daughter. She is 4. She is completely and utterly amazing. On Saturday, we were going shopping. My son (who is also fabulous) and my husband (good egg, too) were doing some volunteer work at the mall for my husband's high schoo... Read more
24 hour countdown to my 40's....
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      3 comments

I really hope I can lose 6 pounds in 24 hours, so I can enter my 40's under 200 lbs! How did this happen? The good thing, I'm excited about the new era, so to speak. I'm gradually running. I learned to swim. We're biking more. Call... Read more
A very lovely day.
Sunday, January 17, 2010      3 comments

I am somewhat stuck on my swimming, but I have to say, I learned to swim before my 40th birthday. Yeah me. I interviewed some students for my alumni association (informational) and they were great kids. We went to the drive-in with th... Read more
The worst hair cut of my life.
Friday, January 15, 2010      7 comments

I am going to try and upload a photo. Why on earth do people with straight hair seem obsessed with straightening curly hair? I LIKE my curly hair. A lot. My hair looks ridiculous straight. And yes, in 40 years, I've tried it. I know. ... Read more
Yet another day spent in a circle
Thursday, January 14, 2010      2 comments

Weird day. I said I would blog every day. This is me blogging. Today was insane. A lot of little stupid things getting in the way. Tomorrow will be a great day-- I am confident!... Read more
Not a great day
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      2 comments

Not much to say except that I can't seem to get it together today. Argh.... Read more

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