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100 lbs. In 300 Days - Day Eleven

Friday, October 05, 2012      3 comments

Day Eleven was not too bad. There were good parts and bad parts, but I managed to get through it just fine. I made my calorie goals, but still haven't gotten any exercise in. Why is it so hard just to get started? I think I am partly frustrated ... Read more

100 lbs. In 300 Days - Day Ten

Thursday, October 04, 2012      2 comments

Day Ten.... Ohhhhh my goodness. What a rough day number ten was! Anything that could go wrong, DID go wrong. Wow. I'm not going to whine out all of my worries here, but suffice it to say, it was REALLY bad. I did not make my calorie goals. ... Read more

100 lbs. In 300 Days - Day Nine

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      3 comments

Day nine was just kind of there. I didn't feel a great sense of accomplishment about anything really. I went to see my therapist again. Even that didn't feel like much. My husband and I did find a neat little gourmet shop in Madison (the town wh... Read more

100 lbs. In 300 Days - Day Eight

Tuesday, October 02, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday was back to the daily grind. The euphoria of the weekend had worn off. I did get to spend part of the day with my husband, though. That is always nice. I love him very much! Mondays and Tuesdays are his Saturdays and Sundays. We had... Read more

100 lbs. In 300 Days - Day Seven

Monday, October 01, 2012      4 comments

Day Seven was a change of pace for me. I got up and made biscuits and gravy and bacon for my family. I ate that with them and had some orange juice to drink. Then, I realized my son, who had spent the night with my parents had forgotten his wint... Read more

100 lbs. In 300 Days - Day Six

Sunday, September 30, 2012      2 comments

Wow! What an incredible day. I slept nice and late and rose around 8:30. My daughter and I spent the morning grocery shopping and then it was back home to prepare a FEAST! In just four short hours, she and I managed to prepare white chicken ch... Read more

100 lbs. In 300 Days - Day Five

Saturday, September 29, 2012      2 comments

Well, day five was another successful day! Especially when considering I was at the Versailles Pumpkin Show with all that wonderful "fair food" surrounding me. I didn't eat a single bite at the fair! I was soooo proud of myself! Then my daughte... Read more

100 lbs. In 300 Days - Day Four

Friday, September 28, 2012      2 comments

Day Four: What a big day yesterday was! I had an early class (Anatomy and Physiology). I did just okay on my quiz and was pretty unhappy about it. I also had my Mass Media class. Not my favorite class, but my instructor and classmates are g... Read more

100 lbs. In 300 Days - Day Three

Thursday, September 27, 2012      0 comments

Day three: Well, once again, I made my calorie goals, still struggled with balancing them, but overall, not so bad. I am already beginning to gain a little strength back. I think the lowered sugar in my diet is probably part of the decreas... Read more

100 lbs. In 300 Days - Day Two

Wednesday, September 26, 2012      3 comments

Day two of my journey was interesting. A little out of the norm. My husband and I slept in gloriously late. We didn't get up until the phone rang around 9 a.m. Then we started our day. He made me bacon and eggs and fried potatoes for breakfast. ... Read more

100 lbs. In 300 Days - The Journey Begins

Tuesday, September 25, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday began the first day of my quest to lose 100 lbs. The truth is, I need to lose more than 100 lbs., but "100 lbs. In 300 Days" had such a catchy sound to it, that I decided I would start there. I can set a new goal later. Besides, 100 lb... Read more

11 Not So Nice Ways to Say No to Food Pushers

Tuesday, November 15, 2011      15 comments

I just read a great spark article entitled "11 Nice Ways to Say No to Food Pushers". And yes, it was some good advice. HOWEVER, just reading the article made me a little angry as I went over each approach the food pushers were using. I thought... Read more

Clowining Around With Oatmeal

Sunday, January 23, 2011      14 comments

Here we go again. McDonald's has another "healthy" menu option. Fruit & Maple Oatmeal! Sound delicious, doesn't it? Let's see.... what would you put in it if you were making fruit & maple oatmeal. Oats? Check. Water? Check (wouldn't wanna eat... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Six Months Sparkversary *Pics Included*

Thursday, January 06, 2011      170 comments

Today it has been six months since I joined SparkPeople. I couldn't be more happy with the results. I started out weighing in at 265 lbs. I had two major setbacks. One in September, and one in December when my ulcerative colitis caused my heal... Read more

Small Business Saturday - 12 Great Reasons to Shop Locally

Saturday, November 27, 2010      6 comments

Today is Small Business Saturday. As opposed to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday urges you to visit local merchants and do some of your shopping there. I intend to at least attempt to do all of my shopping for Christmas with small busines... Read more


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