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Food did I ever live without it?!
Friday, November 08, 2013      3 comments

When it comes to weight loss and dieting, I am a seasoned veteran. Ever since I can remember, weight has been an issue for me. As a young pre-teen I remember my parents talking about sending me to a teen “fat camp” for the summer. Unfortunately,... Read more
Starting over...
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      3 comments

It was 2009 and I was at the end of a two-year relationship and weighed over 245 pounds. I was completely out of shape and in clinical depression. I put everything I had into finding myself and by the summer of 2011 I had lost 70 pounds. It was... Read more
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      0 comments

Ladies and Gentlemen, I am officially and totally frustrated. I have gained and lost the same 2-3 since June. At first I blamed this plateau on the fact that I wasn't really putting forth enough effort. I was watching what I was eating ... Read more
Bad Choices
Thursday, July 08, 2010      2 comments

Making bad food choices wasn’t my only issue; I historically made bad choices when it came to relationships. I seemed to gravitate towards men with “issues”. Of course, no matter how long these relationships lasted (or didn’t last); they were ob... Read more
No more excuses
Monday, June 21, 2010      6 comments

A friend of mine was trying to “explain” to me the other day why she will always be overweight. I heard a long list of I can’t do this or thats followed by “dieting is so much easier for you.” My confused stare was complimented by about 30 seco... Read more
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      2 comments

In my "previous life" I was always negative. I can't or I will never be able to was a part of my daily mantra. It was a wonderful place to hide; after all, how could it be my fault if I had no control over it? Fact is, I had control. Rather... Read more
The Plateau
Monday, March 15, 2010      2 comments

There's nothing more frustrating than to be doing everything "right" but not seeming to get anywhere. I eat right, I drink plenty of water, I exercise my little heart out and yet I am now stuck. I read articles how to break out of the plateau an... Read more
Sometimes goals aren't always black & white
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      6 comments

So there it was; my first goal. I wanted to reach 200 pounds by my 49th birthday. So I stepped on the scale and it read 202.8. I wanted to die; this couldn't be true! I had worked so hard over the past 6 months, but I had failed. I stood ... Read more