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My 3rd 5K.

Thursday, November 22, 2012      3 comments

My husband and I started running/walking 5K's in July. We just did our third today. I didn't break any records but I finished the race in a reasonable time. I have yet to run the whole race but each time I run a little further. This course was a... Read more

My bummed out challenge

Tuesday, May 22, 2012      4 comments

Well I really bummed out on the Spring Challenge. I did not reach my goal. I'm at a stand still varying between a few pounds. right now I'm just trying not to gain anymore than a few pounds. I'm working on changing things up a little to see if I... Read more

April 1

Sunday, April 01, 2012      4 comments

Another month, another time to set some goals. This month I want to get down to below 160. I am at 162 according to my TOPS scale. My goals are not big in amounts, but big in changes. I need to change my lifestyle. My husband has joined me on... Read more

Biggest Loser Winter Challenge Week 10

Saturday, February 18, 2012      6 comments

Well here we are 10 weeks later. I wanted to lose between 12-14 pounds. I'm down a little over 10. I can't be too disappointed as it's better than gaining. I can only look forward and take one day at a time. I'm pleased with my progress but not ... Read more

A Tough Week

Thursday, February 02, 2012      5 comments

February 2, 2012 This was a tough week. On the weekend I tore my workout room apart and got it painted. We are putting wainscoting up so we are in the process of staining that. I hope to get it up this weekend so I can get the room back togeth... Read more

I work with some wonderful people.

Monday, January 23, 2012      3 comments

January 23, 2012 Yesterday I decided that I needed to change a few things about how I eat and exercise. So I devised a new plan and I stuck to it yesterday. Today I got up early and ran for 30 minutes non-stop. This was my first day back to ... Read more

It's Christmas Eve and my dream is...........

Saturday, December 24, 2011      2 comments

It's Christmas Eve and so far I'm doing great on the water and the sleeping. I'm waiting for my husband to get home from work. He works until 7:30. Then we will take our traditional Christmas Eve walk through the neighborhood and deliver some fr... Read more

There is always an excuse.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011      2 comments

I am the leader of a weight loss support group called TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). At our meeting last night we had a good conversation about life. Sometimes we just cannot get that "diet" mentality out of our head. We think this is a tempor... Read more

Biggest Loser Winter Challenge dec 14, 2011

Wednesday, December 14, 2011      7 comments

Well I tried to do a video blog but I can't get it to upload so I'll just write it down. I've recently lost 56 pounds but I've still got about 35-40 more that I'd like to lose. I'm feeling so much better. I'm hoping this challenge will help me c... Read more

It's been a long time

Sunday, November 06, 2011      2 comments

Wow, I can't believe it's over a year since I entered in my blog. Lots of things happened. I lost my Dad on October 31, 2010. It was tough watching him die but I held his hand as he took his last breath. I miss him every day. My Mom has Lung and... Read more

Not sure what's going to happen.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010      1 comments

I am so fortunate to have had time to visit with my Dad before he passes. My dilemma, I only have until Sunday then I have to go back. If I go back home I know I will not be able to afford to come back to attend his funeral. It will break my hea... Read more

Back home in Nova Scotia

Sunday, October 24, 2010      3 comments

I have to be honest, I haven't logged on until today, Sunday. I've been here in NS since Friday. I am not paying attention to my diet or exercise. It's a very depressing time. Both of my parents are very sick, my Dad is days away from dying, My ... Read more

Taking a Trip to say good bye to my Dad.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010      10 comments

I have to leave for Nova Scotia Friday. My Dad has been in a home for over 7 years. He is failing and the dr's think he only has a few days. On top of that my Mom has stage 4 lung cancer in both lungs and cancer in the spine. She may see the spr... Read more

Can it really be

Wednesday, September 08, 2010      3 comments

Well I've been up and down for months now. I had lost 47 pounds from Sept to April. Since April I have gained back 25. I was so angry, discouraged, sad, scared. I wasn't sure I would ever get control back. I really want to talk to a professional... Read more

Not so Golden today.

Thursday, August 26, 2010      3 comments

What a terrible day. I'm not sure what happened. It was like a light switch. I had a little "incident" yesterday at work with a co-worker who for some reason doesn't like me. It just got me down and then it spiraled from there. Today I was consu... Read more


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