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Looking for the sunshine on a cloudy day...

Wednesday, October 19, 2011      4 comments

Boy is it chilly and yucky around here today. Better though than that nasty white stuff that will be coming our way before I know it. I finally gave in and changed my ticker. I was so happy when I actually lost weight after my surgery but I won... Read more

Yikes what happened to September?

Sunday, October 02, 2011      4 comments

I feel like I worked the whole month away and while I know I shouldn't complain about that, it isn't like I made a tremendous amount of money as I won't even get an "old" normal pay check for the month. Really at a loss on what to do since I do... Read more

September 1st? Sheesh...

Thursday, September 01, 2011      6 comments

This year is flying by. July 1st weight was 246. August 5th weight was 245. Sept 1st weight 244. Very slow going right now but I'm starting to get back to normal since I am 3 weeks out from my diagnostic lap. Goals for August were fairly simpl... Read more

Getting back in the game...

Monday, August 29, 2011      4 comments

Well, August is pretty much over. I only have logged 25 minutes of exercise but I have walked a few times around stores the past week just didn't think it justified logging into the tracker Read more

WooHoo! It's Wednesday....

Wednesday, August 03, 2011      3 comments

Random bullets: emoticon I get my stitches out today! Hopefully it will be easy and I will be able to use a kn... Read more

July Results/August Goals

Monday, August 01, 2011      5 comments

Well, Friday the scale said I had maintained. This morning it shows up 2lbs but I can feel the bloat in my hands and feet. I don't think I drank any water yesterday with the exception of extra water added to my iced tea. Whoops. Carbs were hi... Read more

Do you trust your Body Fat scale?

Friday, July 29, 2011      7 comments

I have a weight watchers body fat scale that I have been using since the start of this most recent journey. The highest "fat pounds" it read was 124 lbs when I weighed 281. My body fat percentage was 49% at that time but the math is 44% These... Read more

I failed...

Sunday, July 17, 2011      8 comments

Failed big time at following through with what I intended to do. Pain was bad this last week and I've been stressing about work and well, the lack thereof. I caught myself heading to the drivethru more than a few times but only 1 time did I act... Read more

In 31 Days...

Sunday, July 10, 2011      7 comments

In 31 days I am scheduled for a Diagnostic Laparoscopy to determine the cause of my reoccurring abdominal pain. It seems impossible but I am determined to get as close to my short term goal of 240 as possible. For most people losing 6lbs in a m... Read more

1st Week of July Down...

Saturday, July 09, 2011      2 comments

So far: emoticon Just Say No to candy. It has snuck back in again. No place for it on my body. Read more

Green Taco Recipe

Friday, July 08, 2011      6 comments

I got this recipe from my CSA newsletter but made it my own by adding 2 scrambled eggs to bump up the protein content as a meal for us. 3/4 lbs greens such as kale, swiss chard, radish greens, etc (I used a mix of radish tops and kale) 2 ... Read more

Thrift Store Finds and other stuff.

Sunday, July 03, 2011      8 comments

My husband and I had made a decision earlier this year that we would attempt to buy clothes from our local thrift stores only or receive them as gifts this year. So far we have done well. He found a pair of what appear to be brand new jean shor... Read more

June Results/July Goals

Friday, July 01, 2011      6 comments

Well, I ended up maintaining this month. June 1st weight was 246 with an official weighin a few days later of 247.6. July 1st weight is 246.1. Yep, maintain or a 1.5lbs lost looks about the same to me as I am still stuck in the same range. Bett... Read more

Not wanting to tackle the difficult stuff

Thursday, June 30, 2011      7 comments

Lately I am having a big motivational issue with both my work and my fitness plan. I just can't find the umph to tackle the hard stuff. I know I need to deal with it but I just don't want too. The fitness stuff I get because I have always been ... Read more

Sunday Randomness

Sunday, June 19, 2011      4 comments

We have had a quiet weekend around here. My DH was in the ER earlier this week and still isn't feeling his best. We ended up going to the gym yesterday afternoon for awhile. Doesn't look like we are going today. I may head up there in a few by m... Read more

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