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The joys of being overweight. The blog I never thought I'd write!

Sunday, January 15, 2012      7 comments

We did our weekly weigh today. Today, for the first time in MANY years, I fell out of the obese (originally morbidly obese) category and into the 'overweight' category. Despite everything else that's going on in my life right now, THIS... Read more

Got a comment from a guy at work the other day that made me laugh...

Wednesday, January 11, 2012      8 comments

Even though I still top the scale at 199 he looked at me and said, 'You're wasting away to nothing!' Though I'm not thrilled when people have to make comments about my getting healthier this one definitely made me laugh.... Read more

Wanted to say thank you...

Saturday, January 07, 2012      2 comments

Wanted to say thanks to everyone who checked up on me and gave me some kind words yesterday. It was not unnoticed and it was deeply appreciated. You all rock.... Read more

My apologies for being MIA...

Friday, January 06, 2012      4 comments

There's been a lot of stuff going on lately and it's left me very little time for SparkPeople. I still try to see what everyone is doing but other things have been demanding my attention. Hope you're all well. To those who sent me the Spa... Read more

Happy Holidays

Sunday, December 25, 2011      3 comments

To all my friends, both those I know and those I've yet to meet, I send you wishes for a beautiful and safe holiday season. ... Read more

Today is Paul's Birthday!

Friday, December 23, 2011      8 comments

The day has finally arrived. Today is my husband's birthday. In the past year he's become a much changed person. His attitude toward food and exercise is 180 degrees different than what it was last year (or many years before that, too). ... Read more

What's stopping you?

Wednesday, December 21, 2011      7 comments

Before last October I made many excuses why I could not lose the weight. I was too tired. I was not sure why I gained weight (so not true). I didn't have the time. I thought I got enough exercise at work. My favorite one was, "I can have th... Read more

Reliving old times...

Tuesday, December 20, 2011      3 comments

It's amazing how photographs can affect our mood. Yesterday I was looking at some old pictures of pets we've lost and came across Misty: Misty followed me home from t... Read more

Time for more cartoons!

Saturday, December 17, 2011      8 comments

I can't find time to diet... Turning lemon into lemonade Weight loss through diet pills Read more

Paul's birthday is coming up!

Thursday, December 15, 2011      8 comments

He's made a new man out of himself this year. He's gone from being nearly 280 pounds to being 230 pounds and he's doing a great job of keeping up the pace. I'm very proud of everything he's accomplished and he's my hero. His birthday is... Read more

And then there's the problem to weight loss....

Monday, December 12, 2011      9 comments

I find it interesting that people have a preconceived notion of what we're supposed to be. If we don't meet the criterion they set there's obviously something wrong. Case in point: Yesterday I went to work and had several people questionin... Read more

WebMD Slideshow: 10 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Saturday, December 10, 2011      5 comments

www.webmd.com/diet/ss/sl
ideshow-boost-your-metabol
ism?ecd=wnl_wlw_121011 Some of these I did not know and plan to put them into practice.... Read more

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!

Saturday, December 10, 2011      11 comments

Today I reached my first goal. I went from 272 pounds on October 1, 2010 to 200 pounds as of today (12/10/11). I'd like to thank the academy and my mother and father and...oh, wait. No, let's start that again. I'd like to thank Pau... Read more

To bring a smile to your faces here's some toons from many places...

Friday, December 09, 2011      6 comments

These are meant just for fun but I see myself in every one. Read more

Things I've learned....

Thursday, December 08, 2011      5 comments

1) Look to show people they inspire you. Sometimes we all need a little nudge. That can happen with just a little effort on your part if you just let someone know that they inspire you. I never thought of myself as an inspiration to anyon... Read more


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