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30 November 2012 On the second week of Chanamas

Thursday, December 06, 2012      2 comments

I apparently don't know how to count. Anyway, I am trying to stick to the program. Okay, week two E - Ever so slowly making my mom accept that I will go to exercise somehow EVERYDAY I - I hurt all over after working with my p... Read more

23 November 2012 On the first week of Chanamas

Friday, November 30, 2012      0 comments

I don't know if today is my weigh in. My daughter thinks it might be. Here goes E- enthusiastic at first, then a bit afraid, panicked on Wednesday, had a whipped cream and meringue meltdown. I- In fact, I lost it on Thursday and had a ... Read more

20 November 2012 Water, water everywhere

Friday, November 23, 2012      2 comments

Diet Friend posted this on her blog this morning: Drinking Water at the Correct Time Maximizes Its Effectiveness on the Human Body -2 glasses after waking up helps activate internal organs -1 glass 30 minutes before a meal helps digesti... Read more

18 November 2012 The Chanamas Challenge

Tuesday, November 20, 2012      1 comments

After hovering around the same weight for over a month...I am ready to kick into a higher gear. Yesterday, I went to a Zumbathon with my daughter to support Toys for Tots. I had a turtle neck long sleeve shirt and a pair of corduroys. I... Read more

15 November 2012 Falling into Fall

Sunday, November 18, 2012      1 comments

After unseasonably warm weather, Winter is on its way. Really chilly during the day, cold at night. Leaves are falling and blowing around. The neighbors are firing up their fireplaces. All foods are smelling especially good. I have che... Read more

27 oct 2012 The Perfect Storm

Thursday, November 15, 2012      2 comments

Here we are, waiting for Hurricane Stacy and a Nor'easter to hit at the same time with a full moon to raise the tides. As usual, people are going berserk. Grocery stores are packed, batteries are in short supply, generators are unavailable. W... Read more


Saturday, October 27, 2012      5 comments

I have had a lot of time to just think in the last year. In September 2011, my father was diagnosed with a very aggressive kidney malignancy which would take his body in February. His life was effectively over by the end of October after ... Read more

OCTOBER 12, 2012: reached one of my goals!

Friday, October 12, 2012      5 comments

I was delighted to weigh in this morning and see 210. Still a long way to go, but I remembered that 210 was one of my shorter term goals. If only other parts of my life were on track, well, we all know how that goes. So many folks on Sp... Read more

Oct 5, 2012: 4 weeks down. 16 pounds off

Friday, October 12, 2012      0 comments

4 weeks down. 16 pounds off I wish that this rate of loss would continue, but, alas, I have been stuck between 215 and 216 for days. It doesn't seem to matter much what I eat. I am going to keep on trying. Read that cranberry juice... Read more

SEPT 19, 2012: 2 weeks in. the fall season is peeking in.

Friday, October 05, 2012      4 comments

well, some weight has come off. I am trying to be somewhat more physically active, although carrying this much tonnage makes my knees and feet hurt. Would love to get some of that underarm flab to stop wiggling around. one can only try. I am ... Read more

SEPT 5, 2012: new diet partner and trip in the offing.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012      2 comments

My cousin's hubby is also 100 lbs off and has difficulty walking. A year younger than I and is in poor shape. We agreed to try to do something about it. We have given ourselves until january 2014 to lose it. Then we hope to travel with our f... Read more

AUGUST 2012: Anno Horribilis

Thursday, September 06, 2012      0 comments

Starting in May, our lives have spun into the toilet. Job problems, my mother was ill, then my father became ill and died of cancer in Feb. Blood pressure too high, weight went up, hair becoming a splotchy collection of gray and dark areas, un... Read more


Monday, May 14, 2012      1 comments

I have tried to post this more than once, and I will try again. This year has been a bust. In May 2011, my mother decided she could not walk or breathe. We hauled her to the ER and she was admitted. after a few days, she was transferred ... Read more

Arghhhh. My summer clothes shrank! this date is wrong!

Tuesday, May 08, 2012      0 comments

ok here we are towards the end of May, summer clothes unpacked, winter duds in storage. BIIIIIIIIIGGGGGGGGG problem. nothing fits. and not in a good way. took myself out and picked up a dress, 3 shirts suitable for work. a pair of pants, a c... Read more

Net loss for 2010 - 10 lbs

Friday, May 27, 2011      3 comments

2010 was not such a great year in many ways. But I will rejoice in the baby steps that happened. Net loss 10 lbs. I am 10 lbs lighter than I was last January. My BMI is now 42, down from 44. I am having my chin and moustache lasered to remo... Read more

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