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Divorce and Starting Over
Warning: Very Personal
Well. . . .my life has been completely turned upside down. After 28 years with my husband (23 married) he wanted to separate and see other people. WTH? Seriously? Needless to say, I filed for divorce within two w... Read more
Why do I get motivated while I'm sitting at my desk?
So, I'm on break and I am perusing Pinterest. I see all these great motivational quotes and great "ab, butt and arm workouts". I think to myself - I'm pinning this and I am going to start tonight! Then I find a few more and I pin them - all w... Read more
Today is day 38 of my committment to 100 perfect days. To be perfect, I must stay within my calaorie range, get at least 25 grams of fiber, exercise every single day and check in with my daily progress. Well 38 days later, it's definitely a ha... Read more
Out of the Darkness Walk, New York
If you aren't familiar with Out of the Darkness walks, they are sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. This organization has so many resources for people who have lost someone to suicide, who contemplate suicide or who suf... Read more
Stop Romancing the Food!
So, an intersting discovery was made yesterday, Easter Sunday, 2011. Candy (particularly Cadbury Robin Eggs and chocolate covered marshmallow eggs), and I have broken up for good. Sure, I looked at them, perhaps even coveted them a bit, but I ... Read more
I threw my scale away - sweet freedom!
Well, I didn't throw it away, exactly. It's no longer in my bathroom. I have been a scale a holic for my entire life. My mornings have always consisted of waking up, going to the bathroom and checking my weight - almost every day. But today ... Read more
Blah Blah Blah Yak Yak Yak
My four year old niece from Oregon says this to me when she calls me. It makes me laugh. . . she picked it up from some show or movie she saw, but her little voice just makes it priceless!
My weight loss battle is blah blah blah yak yak ya... Read more
Today is my birthday, my day, my life, my gift
I really got serious about sticking to some sort of "healthy eating choices" on December 27th of 2009. Here it is nearly a year later and I am happy to report that I am so close to 40 pounds gone and feeling pretty great about it.
I have n... Read more
Here I go again
I am a product of the 80s, and yes Whitesnake is humming through my head right now. :) I started weight watchers at work a week ago, and since then had a little run in with Krispy Kreme donuts and Godfather's pizza on Saturday. It wasn't prett... Read more
Just an update
Ok, I'm done with the HCG drops. My dr. just wanted me to do it for a jump start and I lost 21 pounds. . . .so I'm happy with that. It's very expensive and with four kids I just can't continue on. So, yesterday a co-worker and I joined Weight... Read more
One door closes, another opens
My mom sent me this over the weekend and it really resonated with me. . . .I thought I would post to share.
When God leads you to the edge of the cliff, trust Him fully and let go, only 1 of 2 things will happen, either He'll catch you whe... Read more
Definition of Insanity. . . .
My husband has been telling me for years that the definition of insanity is doing something the same way over and over and expecting different results. I've been doing a lot of soul searching the past several weeks and I am amazed at my own ins... Read more
I wish you knew my mom - she's such a hoot!
Today, we're going on a family vacation - a "Griswold" style family vacation. My husband, my 16 year old son, my 13 year old daughter and my 10 and 5 year old sons . . . .and my mom. :) We're... Read more
Another Fun Blog. . . .Q & A
Fun Questionnaire to Get To Know Each Other
This was posted in a team I am on, and I thought it would be fun to post here also! Let me know if you complete it, and I will go check out your blog!
WHERE ARE YOU FROM?
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So, I haven't "blogged" in a while. . . .for good reason (at least in my own crazy little world). My Dr. has put me on the HCG protocol. This is a "weight loss" plan that is directed by a physician. It's very low calories and a very restricti... Read more