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Fear Makes Us Fat?

Tuesday, December 04, 2012      7 comments

"Fear Makes Us Fat" by Dr. Richard Gould "Food craving is a mental phenomena that is really a desire for something else that's buried deep (but safely) in the back of your mind. If you accept this premise (which I believe is fact) then you... Read more

Never saw this NSV coming!

Tuesday, October 02, 2012      17 comments

As I sat here watching the rain, I thought I had to do something productive. So on my list of things to get done was clean out a closet. This has been on my To Do list for 2 years! So not excuses, I went to the back bedroom closet and there w... Read more

Recipe for Buffalo Chicken Burgers... Yummo!

Monday, September 10, 2012      7 comments

My sister (IAMSHERYL1) made these last week while we were on vacation together. I never thought ground chicken could taste so good! So after several requests, here is the recipe! Buffalo Chicken Burger Submitted by: MDGARDENGIRL Th... Read more

NEVER QUIT PLEDGE

Tuesday, August 07, 2012      5 comments

Never Quit Pledge Sunday, August 05, 2012 Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive mysel... Read more

My One Year Bandiversary visit to the Doctor

Saturday, May 26, 2012      5 comments

It's been a year!! And what an experience it has been. A wonderful one that has changed my lifestyle forever! My focus has changed to finding the BEST foods to put into my body and getting the exercise I need to work it off. It's amazing to ... Read more

The Bench

Sunday, April 22, 2012      5 comments

I have the wonderful opportunity to live in a beautiful setting of mature woods with two streams on both sides of our house. Itís peaceful, itís quiet and itís special. I often tell people that it belongs to God. I am just taking care of the pla... Read more

The Bench

Sunday, April 22, 2012      3 comments

I have the wonderful opportunity to live in a beautiful setting of mature woods with two streams on both sides of our house. Itís peaceful, itís quiet and itís special. I often tell people that it belongs to God. I am just taking care of the p... Read more

I USED TO BE... NOW I AM... I WILL BE

Saturday, February 04, 2012      8 comments

I USED TO BE ...... I USED TO BE afraid to get on the scale. ...Now I can't wait for Monday mornings! I USED TO BE ashamed to talk about my weight. .....Now I... Read more

Are you a quitter?

Sunday, January 29, 2012      5 comments

Dieting is hard. It takes everything you have in you and takes everything that's in you, out of you. The highs and lows of the scale both physically and emotionally. The fear of eating out, going to a party, vacation, even the grocery store! ... Read more

One more day

Tuesday, January 24, 2012      1 comments

This evening I went to a neighbor's viewing. He died of a heart attack at only 64 yrs old and was the picture of health. This could happen to me tomorrow, but at least I know I am on the right track to getting my body back in a healthy state. ... Read more

Oh what a year it has been!

Saturday, December 31, 2011      8 comments

I am almost sad to see this year end! It has been such a year of accomplishments for me. I turned 55 emoticonRead more

6 months & 5 fills.. the journey continues

Saturday, December 03, 2011      3 comments

Thanksgiving Day was definitely a day of thanks for me as it was my 6 month anniversary with the Lapband! I continue to have success with my weight loss, although slow. But my main objective for the band was to keep me from regaining, not so m... Read more

My first RV trip to the beautiful SouthWest!

Thursday, October 20, 2011      3 comments

I just returned from my virgin RV trip to the beautiful SouthWest. What an experience! My husband and I had many plans to travel after he retired. God had other plans for us though. My husband died of a heart attack just 3 days after his las... Read more

What it's like to have a Band Sister

Tuesday, October 04, 2011      5 comments

When I started out on this journey, I was not one to join forums or chat groups. But I had heard that Spark People was a great resource for weight loss and support. So I gave it a try. I found the Lapbander's team and started reading, and rea... Read more

3 months & 3 fills

Wednesday, August 24, 2011      3 comments

Another anniversary... 3 months today! Am I sorry I did this? NO WAY! Am I where I thought I would be 3 months out? No I'm not! I don't know where I got the notion that the band would start working for me immediately? I soon found ... Read more


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