Fattest Person in the Room--Again
So there I am, sitting at a wedding, waiting for it to start, when it dawned on me: I am, again and forever, the fattest person here. We get to the reception, and my husband didn't want to be the first in line for the dinner. So we were the seco... Read more
Beautiful Day and Week
Was a good week. Walked every single day. Monday is the beginning of my running program that I'm cobbling together. I'm very excited! I am going to make a note to remind myself to stretch afterwards. I always forget.
Today is grocery shopping... Read more
Daughters who work at bakeries
Day started fairly well until my daughter showed up with fresh donuts from the bakery she works at. So I ate 2. And honestly added them to my calorie tracker. Then my husband took me out to dinner. The last time I went out to dinner with my husb... Read more
Good Night's Rest works for me
Managed to squeeze a walk in between the rain tapering off and before evening fell. Walked a mile. Weird how hard it is! Here I was so used to walking 2.5 miles daily. I have been sick so long, pretty much since before Christmas. My body is just... Read more
Back for More of the Same
Started almost 2 years ago. Then life seemed to grab me, pull me in, and I lost focus. No other way to explain how I could start living the way I used to--those horrid feelings of hopelessness, despair, hatred towards myself and my lack of chara... Read more
Day 95--Weigh Day!
**This is a copy of what I posted today on my official blog. To all those who have been emailing me, wondering where I am, I am still floating around cyber space! I am still persevering, just don't come to spark anymore. Come visit my blog at ww... Read more
Day 65--the more things change, the more they stay the same
Absolutely nothing is going on that is exciting in my life, so if you read this whole post congratulations!
This week consisted of:
* taking my daughter back and forth to vbs
* limping, but still walking nightly 2.5 miles
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Late night adventures with Elora Dannan
Late Sunday night we kept hearing the kitten cry but couldn't find her. We thought she was in the garage, no. Maybe under the house? No. She had fallen/climbed through the cold air return upstairs and traveled in the ceiling until she got stuck.... Read more
Day 62--My Two Month Anniversary
Exactly 2 months ago, on a Tuesday morning, I made the decision to lose weight. I had no idea how I would do it, but I was determined. I knew God would lead me to how it would work, which 'diet' I was supposed to go on. And funny thing, I never ... Read more
Enjoying my summer vacation, sleeping in, staying up late. Made bacon and eggs for everyone this morning yum! Walked last night and man! was it humid and hot! today's supposed to be much cooler--cross your fingers!
I really look forwa... Read more
Day 56--more of the same ole same old
I hate when my favorite bloggers don't post everyday and here I am, skipping the entire weekend! Pretty much things are the same. 1500 calories or less each day, 2.5 mile walk. Friday and Saturday I walked by myself. When you don't have someone ... Read more
Day 53--Weigh Day
Today my daughter and I walked up to the clinic to weigh. She wanted to weigh herself too, so I let her go first. She weighs 73 pounds, my skinny little 9 year old! And I weighed in at 334, yes a 7 pound loss in 2 weeks and I am so very happy! I... Read more
Day 51--including a list of things that are different.
Here is a list of things that I am noticing are different as I lose weight:
I can clean parts of my body in the shower that I couldn't reach before
My smile looks different. That's the big thing right now. I used to hate my smile because my ... Read more
DAY 50--yes, you read that right!
DAY 50 Unbelievable!
Here I am, day 50 is over and I'm still doing this. I'm still doing this! It's incredible! My heart is filled with joy because what I am doing is working. I am starting to like myself, and like what I see in the mirror. My... Read more
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DAY 50--yes, you read that right!
Here I am, day 50 over and I'm still doing this. I'm still doing this! It's incredible! My heart is filled with joy because what I am doing is working. I am starting to like myself, and like what I see in the mirror. My smile looks different bec... Read more