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Oh Boy!
Monday, January 03, 2011      0 comments

So - with the injuries following my December 6th fall (broken knee & hand) making exercise impossible and the holidays bringing all kinds of taboo food into my home and office - I am up 8lbs!!! So today is a new day and it is a new year. I don't... Read more
Back to work today!
Monday, December 13, 2010      0 comments

I am back to work today. Wrist brace on broken right hand, leg brace on broken right knee and crutches to make things really interesting. Luckily I have coworkers who are more than willing to help me out. So far I haven't shown a weight gain... Read more
No More Exercise For Me!
Thursday, December 09, 2010      4 comments

On Monday, I was power walking with Odie (Beagle/Basset) as usual when my little hound dog caught a scent of something and crossed in front of me. I tripped over him and landed HARD on the pavement. I went home and iced both knees and my right h... Read more
My Gold Pig!
Monday, November 15, 2010      4 comments

I didn't take a picture the day it turned Gold so it doesn't show the 40 hours. But I took a picture this morning and thought it noteworthy enough to share! 40 hours on the ... Read more
Happy to be OVERWEIGHT!!!
Friday, November 12, 2010      3 comments

Oh Yeah! That's Right! I'm OVERWEIGHT!!! Am I really happy about that? Oh Yeah!!! I have been OBESE for many years. So I must say that being OVERWEIGHT is a vast improvement! I started with Spark People in March 2010 with a BMI of 36.9. I ... Read more
Wow! What an Honor!
Monday, November 01, 2010      1 comments

I opened up my email this morning and found that over the weekend I received 116 comments on my Spark Page and that one of my post was voted Popular Blog Post! Everyone said such sweet things! Thank you all so much! It is Spark friends like you ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 4 Sizes Down!!!
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      151 comments

I went shopping for shoes last night. Funny - I never thought about having fat feet, but all my shoes are to... Read more
My Wii Fit Age
Monday, September 20, 2010      3 comments

Today is my 47th Birthday. When I started using my Wii Fit Plus - my Wii age was 50. As of today, my Wii Fit age is 43! Yippee!!! Also pretty cool - my Balance Board was wearing a birthday hat and wished me Happy Birthday while confetti was fa... Read more
No More X's!!!
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      7 comments

This week I have purchased 2 pair of yoga pants and a t-shirt (my XXL's were falling down). For the first time in too many years to count I am wearing clothes that do not have an X on the label!!!!! Happy Dance!!!!! I guess eating right and ... Read more
Friday, September 10, 2010      3 comments

42.4 POUNDS LOST!!! I had just about given up reaching 40 pounds. I have been all around it but never 40 pounds on "weigh day". Today I was all set for another disappointment and lo and behold --- I lost 40 PLUS!!! That puts me back on... Read more
Batten Down the Hatches!
Thursday, September 02, 2010      3 comments

Once again - it is Labor Day weekend and we have plans to camp at the beach. And once again - there is a Hurricane barreling down on us! 4 years ago we drove to Cherrystone campground in Virginia in hurricane winds and rain and were slammed p... Read more
TA DA!!!
Monday, August 30, 2010      3 comments

40 POUNDS!!! I finally saw a loss of 40 pounds today on the scale! Now - if I can just keep it off until weigh-in on Friday! I am going to try to stay at the lower end of my calorie range this week to see if that helps. And in addition to th... Read more
Missed again!
Friday, August 27, 2010      2 comments

Instead of losing the .8 I needed to lose this week to hit 40 pounds, I gained .2 lbs! ARGH!!! I am hoping I can still meet my original goal of 40 lbs by Labor Day. But I must admit I am feeling a little discouraged. I have been working out a lo... Read more
Inches Lost!
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      1 comments

Well, I'm a little put off by my inability to lose any weight this week. So today I did my monthly measurements. Not Bad! Area / This Week Chest .5 Waist .5 ... Read more
So Close But Yet So Far
Friday, August 20, 2010      0 comments

Well - I missed it. Today's weigh in revealed a 39.4 weight loss. I am very please with my progress even though I missed the 40 lb target. But next week - LOOK OUT! ... Read more

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