In 19 days we will see the end of 2014, the year of my rebirth, the year when friends, family, and total strangers pulled together to donate money, purchase t-shirts, rummage sale goods and baked goods in order to help me get the much needed gas... Read more
Sorry if TMI, but I thought you could all use a giggle at my expense.
I had a wardrobe malfunction at the gym this morning. I've lost inches across my chest, not to mention some volume, and all of my "hold 'em ups" are getting pretty loose... Read more
If you are over 40, I bet you heard the Supremes singing the title, didn't you?
It's really hard to remember life before Spark. It seems it has been a part of me forever, even though I joined in 2010. It's just that ingrained in my life, I ... Read more
Today I am 83 days post VSG surgery and 53 pounds lighter. I am 99 pounds from my goal of 120 pounds. If I am thrilled with my results at 130, though...I'll stop. At 4'10, the doctors tell me 105-115 is where I should aim, but since my family ... Read more
This has almost nothing at all to do with weight loss, but it does have something to do with health. Why? Because this will make you laugh and laughter is healthy, and it uses up calories.
My husband Charles does a pretty decent Steve Urke... Read more
As I sit sipping 4 ounces of tomato soup for breakfast (I moved from clear liquids to creamy liquids yesterday), thinking on how quickly the last 8 days have gone by. Despite the monotony of 7 days of clear liquids, this has not been an unpleasa... Read more
I will be having vertical sleeve gastrectomy surgery. For those who don't know, this means my stomach will be reduced by about 80%. I elected to have this procedure rather than the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for a number of reasons, most promine... Read more
I'm realistic. I know I'm a big'un. I also know I am amazing, smart, beautiful, loved, caring, generous, loving and a whole lot more. What I didn't know is just how bad I looked when not really posing and just sitting around being silly with my ... Read more
May we all have this much humor, this much stamina, and this much self-esteem and joy for life. May we all be so non-conscious of our bulging bellies and jiggly arms and thighs that we never forget to get out and have some healthy fun. I could w... Read more
I have about eighty or more pictures from yesterday, but am only posting a few I thought you might like to see. It was a day of family, traditions, fun, and love - aren't those some of the most important reasons we are on this journey? Here's ... Read more
I haven't written a blog in over 7 weeks. I rarely go this long without touching base about my journey and what's going on with me. It's about time for a Save the She Beast campaign update, too.
For those of you who haven't been followin... Read more