Was hoping I could stay the targeted weight I acquired but I goofed and here I am again now needing to loose 30 lbs...ok, so I didn't gain all the weight back still am down 74 lbs but I am afraid if I don't get back on the band wagon, all will... Read more
Happy Hump Day
As of today, I've not only made my goal but I've lost nearly 2 more lbs..This has been an incredible journey, not just for my weight lost but for a bit of self-discovery as well. I learned I had some more trash that needed discarded and to the ... Read more
I Made Goal!!
I’m excited that as of today, I made goal..No more weight needed to be lost, now it’s time for phase 2 of my life – maintain this healthy life style….Through this last 11 months, when I began this journey, I never knew how much of my life would ... Read more
I'm now within 2 lbs of reaching goal..I can't believe it!! Not that my journey and challenge is completely over, the time for me to begin maintenance now starts...I'm excited and scared..I've never met this challenge before and here I am, near... Read more
Nearing My Birthday
In less than 30 minutes, I will be celebrating my birthday...I could tell you how old I am, but really does it matter? What matters is that I have lost 87 lbs and have less than 20 lbs to go...It doesn't matter how many candles are on the cake,... Read more
A Weird Kind of Fear
The fact, that I live out in nowhere land, I rarely see people during the week and only a little more than a chance through the weekends...Oh, I don't mind, I have my gardens, my quilting, my cross stitching and other needlework...I have the mou... Read more
It's Oficially Friday - Weigh In Day!!
Every Friday is my offcial weigh in day!! I lost nearly 5 lbs this week, what a shocker...I don't normally do this but I have worked at exercising harder than ever and I fill up on my green veggies, drank my green tea and my 12 glasses of water... Read more
Choosing to Be Happy and Healthy
I have these choices in my life all the time and it's amazing for the first time in my life, I'm choosing to be happy and to be healthy...Unlike the past, where I did what I did because I felt I had to, I no longer feel that way...I'm blessed to... Read more
There are days when I just feel so outrageously happy....Each day that I check those scales whether they go down or not, I don't fear them any longer...I don't go out of my way to avoid the bathroom and even mirrors..Ok, I'm not thin yet by any... Read more
A Special Thank You
My whole heartfelt thank you goes to Sparks and to the wonderful people I've met along the way on this journey...I feel like I'm flying high above the clouds and yet I'm still grounded...This group and so many special people have helped me throu... Read more
Today, I wore a pair of jeans I haven't worn in 3 years...I've been looking at them over and over knowing each day, wasn't the right one...But.....Today was it!!!!! They are a bit snug but I can zip and button them and even put my hands in my p... Read more
I feel truly empowered this weekend...I've lost weight; one more pound before I hit the halfway point!!! I've been easily making healthier choices. I've added a bit more to my exercising, including adding some weights to some of my cardio ones... Read more
Happy St. Patrick's Day To Everyone!!
I'm a firm believer we all have a bit of the "Irish" in us even if only attitude so I just wanted to make sure I send my very best wishes to all of you in having a super "green" day..I also want to extend my very best wishes to my parents who ar... Read more
Tomorrow is my husband's birthday so we are heading out of town so that I can take him to a special lunch...(I live in a little quaint town)...I'm hoping that I can stick to my new lifestyle change and make good choices throughout the day where ... Read more
Kind of a Rough Day
I'm not sure what was going on with me.....I didn't sleep very good last night, I woke up to a 3 ounce weigh gain yet I didn't go over my quota and my husband who everything in sight lost weight...Even my exercising took a toll today, couldn't g... Read more