Not wanting to Cook
Usually I am a motivated cooker and love to fuss in the kitchen. In the last two weeks,whether it is the humidity, busy, or abundance of raw fresh stuff, just not feeling the fun. Maybe it is cooking for one.. regardless plugging on, and alco... Read more
Facing my Future
i've survived 6 difficult, emotionally stressful, weeks, some of which was self induced. Recognizing that I can make mistakes, not wallowing in self-pity, praying for understanding all is within me. I recovered from the weight gain, and am 3 ... Read more
Finding my path.
I am doing ok, following my recovery plan, May is history and I am dropping the temp regain pounds very quickly. I had a serious tall outside my home a week ago Thursday. The hematoma on my left hip and leg is huge, probably the size of 2 ba... Read more
Washing May Out of My Hair!
After struggling through the month of May, and still not 100 per cent, can't hear in right ear and on two antibiotics, I now know that May was destined to challenge me. I have been confident, bordering on overconfident, went backwards 4 pounds ... Read more
Regaining my sanity...
During my Mom's 12 day visit, I met with some challenges and found myself attempting to cook for her, for myself, and in that time landed a new client that turned out to be 2 new clients. I spent 65 hours tied to my desk, was not sleeping great... Read more
Grandma Lou has arrived!
My mom has come to visit for 10 days. Although she makes her main residence at my sister
Nan's, we tend to share responsibilities between the 4 of us. Responsibility is actually a pleasure. My Mom will be 90 in May, and we are blessed to ha... Read more
Cat on the Burner!
What a night..after a relatively tame day, worked from home, made personal calls, and Sparked a bit. Hungry, I parked on a stool, in front of my stove, turned on a burner, and spun around to grab the asparagus I was preparing to steam into an o... Read more
I passed 190 pounds loss today. WooHoo!
I normally only weigh once every 3 weeks or so..I refuse to be a scale slave. I would lose my mind if I was scale obsessed. My last weigh in 3/29 was 189 pounds lost, just was so hoping for 190 lost..my weight loss was kind of low in March, b... Read more
Gold and Silver Slippers
I decided today to think about shoes. All of my career life, even at 535 pounds, I wore heels, I did not even own flats until I became wheel chair restricted in 2010...shoes became just something to keep me from falling, flats and "industrial s... Read more
Spring is a Flurry of Activity
Today is 64, and a refreshing change..hoping the pattern of warming continues. Good news is that Rivers and Lake Erie appears to be melting with no serious flooding going on..yet! Finally it's warm enough to put my Spark sticker on the car glas... Read more
Celebrating 189# loss and Setting New Mini Goals
Today was my every three week weigh in..3.2 pounds for an even loss of 189 pounds. I began my journey 6/1/2010. Since then beat inoperable cancer and got divorced.
I record, for posterity, and my own satisfaction:
84 day streak. I have log... Read more
A letter to myself
I am so glad you are feeling better, I know that a spring cold and sinus infection can be miserable. At least tomorrow, I hear you might break 50 degrees in a Ohio. Wonderful news and a good week end ahead. I am assuming this means y... Read more
Home, holiday over, hiding in the barn!
I've been on a self rewarded break since Thursday March 14 and returned to normalcy yesterday. I handle myself so differently in life. Got the company into reducing fires and layoffs to 2 people ..while on vacation yet.. Had the most fun with ... Read more
On St. Pat's Holiday
I am with 12 people on a traditional car holiday, a 20 year event, some Irish, some not..
I am eating, drinking a little ..no bourbon...my trigger to over eat and drink..included in the group are some of my best friends and strong supporters. ... Read more
A Houseful of Men totally by Accident!
Wednesday was an interesting day in Leroy Ohio..anther blizzard condition, high winds and housebound. We had 8 inches of snow before it was all over with. Around 4 pm, The plow truck belonging to son, Paul got buried in our upper drive, and t... Read more