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I remember.....

Wednesday, June 04, 2014      1 comments

Lately with losing my mom, I have a lot of memories that come flooding back. I am a lot like my mom, and though nobody will say it directly to of the many things I inherited from her was a lifelong battle with my weight. I reme... Read more

Can this really be a goal?

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      9 comments

How did I get to the point where getting "down to 200 lbs." was a good first goal here? Somewhere in the last several years, I went way off and gained WAY too much weight. Over a year ago, I started this and was showing and feeling like I was ... Read more

chaos continues....

Wednesday, June 05, 2013      6 comments

In my last blog, I said I was 'coming back'.....but it didn't work that way. My mom had a stroke a few weeks ago and it has been a stressful time. I have to keep reminding myself of how happy she was when I said I was doing this, and how we'd ... Read more

Coming back.....

Sunday, April 21, 2013      4 comments

Yeah - I went on hiatus for a while. About 1 1/2 months ago my mom ended up moving into a nursing home.....with that came sadness and stress....and well, you can just guess what that did to my diet as an emotional eater. Now she's doing better... Read more

ankles 'deflated'....!

Monday, February 18, 2013      4 comments

For the past several years, I have looked at my ankles/lower legs and known they were 'fat' like the rest of me! But yesterday - I was sitting (On the floor!!) - and just randomly looked at my lower legs, and realized they've even lost weight! ... Read more


Monday, February 11, 2013      3 comments

How is it that I can enter into a weekend with so much stuff on my to-do list, have a snow day on Monday - and still be looking at that long to-do list??? It disappoints me, in myself....that I do this. weight loss journey is... Read more

Snow Days.....

Sunday, February 10, 2013      6 comments

Well, we are in a blizzard warning here and I'm prepared to settle in for the day with cleaning my house and reading a good book. I remember blizzards when I was a kid - we got so much snow and the wind was terrible.... I would literally jump u... Read more

Well - I done did it.....

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      5 comments

It was a particularly trying day today, so what do I think I need when I get off work? oh - a personal pan pizza sounds good....and a PEPSI too. (stress does NOTHING for my will power) So - I order it and go pick it up (hey - at least it ... Read more

Measuring success.....

Monday, February 04, 2013      3 comments

I'm learning that success isn't only measured on the scale. Here are some bits of success I've accomplished in the last few weeks since starting this journey: 1. I started with cutting my soda intake to 1 can a day (yes, that is still en... Read more

Big Accomplishment Today!!!

Sunday, February 03, 2013      4 comments

No soda pop for me or otherwise!! This is a HUGE accomplishment....because instead of an alcoholic I have been a pop-aholic! I'm pretty sure quite a bit of my 'baggage' has "POP" written all over it.... For the longest time, if I... Read more


Friday, February 01, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday I got the courage to measure my hips, waist, and thighs. That was a little scary, but I got through it. In this journey, I find myself taking a step back at times like that, and telling myself that 'it will get better....this is just... Read more

The Ups and Downs of This Journey....

Thursday, January 31, 2013      1 comments

My first week, i was so Happy to find that I had lost a little over 5 lbs! Then the 2nd week, I gained some back!! Sad! :( But today - I weighed myself and I'm again down 5.6 lbs from my original top weight. Thank goodness. I also lo... Read more

Even if You ignore it, the Truth is still There!!

Sunday, January 20, 2013      2 comments

I came across the poll question "Have you ever lied about your weight?".....Hmmm, I certainly have over the years, lied about my weight. Even to myself. I even ran from the fact that my weight was getting more and more out of control. I didn'... Read more