I struggle with emotional eating, and sugar is my downfall. I cannot seem to do sweets in moderation - if it's here, I will eat it!
I got really out of control over the holidays, and put on a good deal of what had previously come off. Thi... Read more
Starting over (again)
OK, so it's been awhile since I wrote anything, been awhile since I tracked anything, and been awhile since I exercised (unless PT for my knee counts).
My knee started bother me back in March, I slowly stopped being able to walk like I was ... Read more
Our Comic Con Adventure in Pictures
Here we are as we are getting ready to leave Saturday night! We are excited!
We stayed at the Marriott, right across from the convention center. It was lovely! Early ... Read more
Sometimes my insecurities still get the best of me. I’ve lost about 80 pounds off my BODY, but my HEAD doesn’t always remember that. And, honestly, I still have a long way to go. Anyway, when you’re a very heavy person, you get used to the lo... Read more
BLC 26 Goals
My goals are simple!
*I'd like to lose two pounds per week for the next 12 weeks, and avoid plateaus!! (sometimes that's not possible, but a plateau really messed up my last challenge!)
*I really, REALLY need more strength training. ... Read more
Hit a goal today!
It took a long time to reach this one, and it really kind of surprised me! We've been super-busy getting the shop ready to open, and to top it off, I've come down with a cold. Ugh. But I was so happy when I stepped on the scale this morning! ... Read more
Our Big News!
My hubby (aka Mr_Immortal) and I have been working on a project for the last few months.
Earlier this year, we had to place my mother (a lifelong smoker) permanently in a long term care facility. One of the biggest roadblocks we faced, o... Read more
A year ago today!
I "started over" on July 29, 2013. It's a
This has been a rough year. We've had to place my mom... Read more
Well, THAT ought to do it!
I've been frustrated the last several weeks because my weight loss seems to have stalled out. I've been exercising and staying (mostly!) within my calorie range, but I just can't move past this plateau. I've been bouncing between 275 and 279 f... Read more
Did I have weight loss surgery?
I went to the salon Tuesday evening when I got off work to get my hair trimmed and my eyebrows shaped. When I walked in the girl who cuts my hair said "Wow, you look great!"
I smiled and thanked her, and while I was settling into the chair... Read more
Last week I had NSV's, today is a Scale Victory!
Sixty-eight and 1/2 pounds gone since July 29 of last year!!
Twelve and 1/2 pounds to go until my ... Read more
I've had a couple of Non-scale victories over the last couple of days, so I'm sharing them!
We went out to lunch for Mother's Day, and I could sit in the booth - comfortably! My belly wasn't pressed up against the table - I had plenty of r... Read more
BLC 25 Goals
My goals for the BLC are simple - lose weight, be healthy!
I've set my goal at a very doable 2 pounds per week, but I'm going to strive for more. Since July 29 of 2013, I've lost 61 pounds. I'd like to have another 39 off by July 29 of th... Read more