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Thanks for all the fish!!

Monday, April 20, 2009      3 comments

If you are a Douglas Adams fan (author of The Hitchhiker's Guide Trilogy), you will get the reference there... I'm certainly not saying So Long like the dolphins did, though. I have been active on SparkPeople for a year as of Saturday, even tho... Read more

Of Graveyard Photography & Beef Stew...

Tuesday, April 14, 2009      0 comments

That's a pretty succinct summation of my Easter weekend. We really don't celebrate except as a secular holiday... but we do have the family together. Saturday I went to St. Louis with a couple of girlfriends and we took pictures in two his... Read more

Spitting into the wind... and other random thoughts on a blustery day...

Saturday, April 04, 2009      2 comments

I've had a great exercise day today... got up and did 30 day shred after breakfast... and then this afternoon did 55 minutes of run/walk with my Podfitness. (Still love it! You can currently get prepaid cards on Wal-Mart for $1.97 for 6 months... Read more

San Diego... there & back again...

Wednesday, March 25, 2009      4 comments

Well, I have discovered my inner beach bum... well a healthy one anyway! The trip to San Diego was fantabulous and not nearly long enough... but well, we still made the most of our short time there. All flights & car travel went smoothly, ... Read more

Thimking...

Tuesday, March 17, 2009      2 comments

It's very weird, I have been in maintenance for 6 1/2 months now and am just realizing that I must have had my mother's birdlike metabolism (very fast, that is) buried under all that fat all those years. She was always tiny and moved around wit... Read more

Refocusing for a new mission...

Friday, March 06, 2009      1 comments

It's been a few weeks since my last entry, mainly because I have been sick, exhausted or in San Antonio TX for my Army Physical.... I may finally have gotten a little bit caught up on sleep...at least I hope so. Miss M brought home either a... Read more

I weighed 192 a year ago...

Tuesday, February 17, 2009      3 comments

I had an urge today to look back and see where I was in my weight loss journey just one year ago. I weighed 192 lbs, which was still about 12.5 lbs from where I started. But that is 50 lbs more than I weigh now. It was amazing progr... Read more

I always think of great blog entries while I'm on the treadmill...

Saturday, February 14, 2009      1 comments

Then I forget them once I'm done. I guess it goes to show that my brain works better when my body is moving. I'm not even going to try and remember what wonderful coherent thoughts I was having last night... I think that would break my brain. ... Read more

I would have lost my mind...

Tuesday, February 10, 2009      2 comments

...had I not had friends, family & a healthy lifestyle to carry me through. I wish I could be grateful enough for the support I have gotten from friends and family around the world. It's been a hugely stressful week. I just ask for pr... Read more

The weight of the world...

Sunday, February 01, 2009      2 comments

I am proving right now that when I feel bad, I DON'T eat. We have a family crisis going on right now... a crisis that makes me question our parenting... and leaves me not knowing what to do. I went from bursting with pride in my daughter to qu... Read more

Here's what I said...

Wednesday, January 28, 2009      5 comments

A gal I knew in high school and I have hooked up via Facebook... and she wanted to know my weight loss story... so here is what I told her... "Thanks for the compliments! It's been an interesting year, I must say. I'm happy to share my st... Read more

It's all good...somehow...

Saturday, January 24, 2009      1 comments

Wow it seems like it's bad juju week at work. KO's car was in the shop Monday to get 2 hoses replaced and while it was idling, the neck of her radiator blew up.. so she's waiting for a new radiator and then they will figure out if her transmiss... Read more

It's been a few days....

Sunday, January 18, 2009      3 comments

A lot has happened since I last blogged... not so much in number, but in importance. Weight is maintaining... hubby wants to see me gain back up to 145, so I am eating everything in sight to make it happen, but my body seems happy where it ... Read more

Dwelling in the now... what I do today is my future...

Tuesday, January 06, 2009      2 comments

I had a grand surge of energy and inspiration this evening and promptly went downstairs and did Level Two of 30 Day Shred. I just love Jillian Michaels, she keeps me fired up to the max. She is a hardass, but also very down to earth. She tell... Read more

Doing the New Bootcamp.... good for refocusing...

Monday, January 05, 2009      0 comments

I'm on day two of the new bootcamp... the chance to win $500 is nice, but I like having a new focus and new goals too, apart from the weight loss anyway. I really did slack off the intensity over the holidays what with it being a) the holid... Read more


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