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Celebrating miracles...not weight related
Thursday, January 12, 2017      11 comments

Today I celebrate my grandson's second birthday. He is a fighter, he is laughter, he is alive. The day he was born I received an early morning phone call from my daughter. The baby hadn't moved in over 24 hours and she was worried. She call... Read more
I am working on being a better me.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015      7 comments

I have joined many BLC challenges. For many I lost weight and I felt like I was succeeding. Should I have based my worth on the scale, the challenges I had faced in those teams? I did at the time. I know now that those temporary victories ... Read more
Daily reminder
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      6 comments

Posting on my refrigerator... Read more
Goals for Biggest Loser 26
Friday, September 19, 2014      4 comments

In the next 12 weeks I am going to concentrate on several areas. 1. emotional eating/not eating correctly 2. no night munching even though hubby does for hours on end. 3. emotional detachment from negative family comments. 4. A healthy ... Read more
fitness test
Monday, June 09, 2014      2 comments

Five weeks ago I did a fitness test, I did better when I re-did them this weekend. I am stronger and still struggling. I know that the real test is can I get up feeling better each day, ready to face the world and become a more rounded person. ... Read more
Disappointed but never giving in to pity
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      6 comments

I weighed myself this morning and I am at the highest I have been in three years. I gained 36 pounds since November, 8 in the past month. I am disappointed, disgusted, angry and screaming inside. I am back over 200 and not losing it. Time to ... Read more
I am a warrior
Thursday, May 01, 2014      2 comments

For the almost five years I have been on Sparkpeople I have been challenged. I was challenged to begin a lifelong journey of fitness and nutrition. I meet the challenge most days with the determination of a warrior, totally focused on the battle... Read more
I will not be defeated
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      3 comments

Life is too short to give up again. I began this journey almost five years ago. For the first couple years things went smoothly and I was getting stronger and healthier. Then life happened and I slid backwards a bit at a time. More emotionally t... Read more
rain, rain go away
Tuesday, April 29, 2014      0 comments

It is raining for the third day in a row. OK, it is spring and April showers bring May flowers. It was snowing this morning, not much room for flower planting. It is time to it the YMCA and do indoors, but I really want to be out in the sunshine... Read more
long time gone
Friday, April 25, 2014      4 comments

I have been gone for a while, finding a struggle to do what I needed to. I didn't track, I didn't workout, I didn't care enough to try. I make no excuses for my lack of responsibility. Life happens to everyone. While I was gone, gaining ba... Read more
No drama just a really bad day
Saturday, October 26, 2013      3 comments

Today I lost a family member. Katie was my 15 yr old cocker spaniel. She was older than all except four of my grandchildren and was their best friend. She was a wonderful companion when life was getting to me she always laid by my side and made ... Read more
Scream break a necessary or just plain fun?
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      4 comments

Do you need one? I do, I need to walk to the highest peak and scream until I can't scream anymore . Why you ask. I need to release the anger and resentment I feel toward my family. I need to release the emotions that have me wanting to drive t... Read more
Four plus years of weight loss
Sunday, October 06, 2013      6 comments

I started my journey with Sparkpeople over four years ago, I have learned a great deal about nutrition and about myself during that time. The first year I found it easy to track and to begin exercise, therefor I lost 75 pounds in that firs... Read more
Anger, please proceed with caution
Thursday, September 26, 2013      12 comments

I wrote this a few minutes ago and my feeling haven't changed. I will not go into what my missing post said but what I will put here is my final sentence. Please be kind in the way that you speak to those that you love and those that you d... Read more
New views
Monday, September 23, 2013      5 comments

I realized that I haven't written a blog since July. I have different challenges in my life and a different viewpoint. I am at a weight that for me is uncomfortable but which the doctor wants me to maintain through Christmas. I understand that h... Read more

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