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The Doctor Visit

Friday, October 12, 2007      4 comments

I did go see my doctor. She was thrilled with my blood pressure at 112/72. We discussed my weight bouncing up and down the same 5-6 pounds from 399-405 and how I'm really frustrated with it right now. If I were a weaker person, I'd just say 'to ... Read more

Still Struggling

Tuesday, October 09, 2007      0 comments

The struggle continues, though the acute hunger has now passed. The weight on the scale continues to bounce up and down five to seven pounds each week. Thankfully, it's the same pounds so I haven't really gained anything but it is frustrating. ... Read more


Tuesday, October 02, 2007      5 comments

Well I had a really terrible day yesterday. I know I'm depressed but this may be my all time low. I wanted to eat. I had an insatiable appetite. I ate breakfast (2 eggs, 2 slices of whole wheat toast, and applesauce) and was still hungry. I had ... Read more

I'm Back 100%

Thursday, September 27, 2007      3 comments

I am back and giving it 100% once again. I now have internet again so I'll be able to track calories and exercise and do the things I know work. It feels good to be at this point. As of today, my weight tracker will be current and up to date. ... Read more

Post Vacation and Doctor Visit

Saturday, September 08, 2007      3 comments

I have been to the doctor and gained a bit of weight on my vacation. No matter, I had a good time and the pounds will come off again. The doctor suggested a couple meds for weight loss and I'm considering them. We will make a decision when I go ... Read more


Friday, August 17, 2007      3 comments

In just a few short hours I'm going to be on my way to Alaska to meet my Sparksister Teresa. I'll try to check in from the hotels as we travel but make no promises. I will do my best to eat healthy and proper portion amounts. I certainly do not ... Read more


Wednesday, August 08, 2007      8 comments

Went to the doctor this morning and am making good progress. She was pleased with my weight loss, happy with my blood pressure, and ready and willing to help with an insurance issue. According to her scale, I am now down to 390 pounds. My s... Read more

Weighing In

Saturday, July 28, 2007      7 comments

As of this morning I am finally below the 400 pound mark. I weigh in today at 399 which I had set a mini-goal to be at by Aug 17th when I go to Alaska to visit a dear Sparksister. Now I'm hoping to drop another 5-10 pounds in the next week or so... Read more

Bah ...

Friday, July 20, 2007      3 comments

Well a week ago Sunday I weighed but did not post that I had gained. I had managed to balloon myself back up to 412 pounds. Some of it was from eating out as I traveled to visit my girls. I was amazed that in a week I managed to go from 404 to 4... Read more

Weighing in

Saturday, July 07, 2007      5 comments

As of today I am now down to 406 pounds. That means since I started NutriSystem again I have lost 19 lbs. It has been almost a month and I'm quite pleased with the results. I am doing a little better with the walking. I am parking farther a... Read more

Week Two is Done

Sunday, June 24, 2007      2 comments

I am still here and kicking. Have been working strange hours lately (sometimes day shift, sometimes evening, and other times overnight). Since I generally have to go to the library (which is crowded with teenagers online at and youtu... Read more

Drumroll please ...

Saturday, June 16, 2007      8 comments

Okay! I re-started eating the NutriSystem way one week ago tomorrow. I couldn't wait any longer to step on the scale. Wow! I am shocked and amazed at the loss of weight this past week. I knew it would be a better than average loss as I hadn't re... Read more

Three Days Later

Tuesday, June 12, 2007      3 comments

So I've now been following the NutriSystem program for three days and it's going well. I've not even had problems resisting some of my usual temptations which is a good thing for me. I did peek on the scales this morning and think I'll be happy ... Read more

Tomorrow is "THE" Day

Saturday, June 09, 2007      3 comments

Tomorrow is the day I will re-start NutriSystems. Already I feel motivated and excited to beging anew the journey I started over two years ago. I have put my ticker back on so that my friends can watch my progress and I WILL have progress. I ref... Read more

Starting Anew

Wednesday, June 06, 2007      4 comments

Yesterday I placed my order for Nutrisystem. It got me going well last time and I know that it will again. The program here at Sparkpeople is wonderful, but to get going again, I need more structure. I know that paying all that money for NS will... Read more

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