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  • Day 214

    8/2/2015 8:06:12 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Today's weight is: 251, Yay! Down 1 pound! Milder workout today since it is Sunday. Just WiiFit step, 30 minutes. H... Read more

  • Day 213

    8/1/2015 10:34:00 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Today's weight is: 253.2 Still up by 1 pound, but it's still time of the month. Losing weight is a simple formula, I... Read more

  • Tough Day

    7/31/2015 2:41:12 PM, by MARYJEANSL

    Yesterday was just one of those days. :-( Henry and Cecily had a 10:45 appointment to get new ID cards, which they both need for medical care. ... Read more

  • Day 212

    7/31/2015 7:56:14 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Today's weight is: 254.0 YIKES! I gained 2 pounds! But it's probably water weight, it is my time of month Did okay ... Read more

  • Day 211

    7/30/2015 7:31:32 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Today's weight is: 252.4 I ended up with more calories than I wanted yesterday. I ended up eating out twice. Once for... Read more

  • Day 210/Temptation

    7/29/2015 6:52:36 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Today's weight is: 252.2 Same again. I've always 'known' that my greatest temptations are pastries. I love them, th... Read more

  • Bianka

    7/29/2015 2:38:17 AM, by MARYJEANSL

    I usually try not to be a Debbie Downer, but this blog will be an exception. I am hurting badly for two of the strongest, bravest parents I know... Read more

  • Day 209/New Short Term Goal

    7/28/2015 8:30:54 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Today's weight 252.2 exactly the same as yesterday DH is doing a little better again today, able to walk up the sta... Read more

  • I know I've had a good workout when...

    7/28/2015 7:21:38 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    my clothes have to be thrown in the laundry room because they stink too badly to leave in the hamper in the bedroom!... Read more

  • Day 208

    7/27/2015 7:29:43 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    DH's back is doing a little better. Good enough that he can at least get out of bed and, with a cane, walk around a bit. He says it'... Read more

  • Day 207/Please pray for my husband

    7/26/2015 7:54:07 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    DH re-injured his back yesterday. He was slow but he was still getting around. Now he can't get out of bed. Every time he tries his l... Read more

  • No news is mostly good news

    7/25/2015 12:55:15 AM, by MARYJEANSL

    Nothing too exciting has been happening with life lately, and that's a good thing overall. Last week Danny was in Florida with his father, stepm... Read more

  • No food tastes as good as losing weight feels

    7/24/2015 10:07:40 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I'm LOVING Extreme Weight Loss!!! Why have I not heard of this show before!? First a friend mentions it while we are talking, then on the 60 Day ... Read more

  • Day 205/Pizza

    7/24/2015 9:05:37 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    252.2 I had pizza yesterday - and still managed to stay in my calorie range! I was so tired last nigh... Read more

  • The Scale

    7/23/2015 11:03:54 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I put a battery in my scale. On Saturday I'll weigh in. I'm not concerned about the number. Just trying to get back in the groove. I tried on my ... Read more

  • Day 204/Fitbit?

    7/23/2015 7:25:53 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    253.0 up a pound and a half, but I've not been having good food days, so I know why it is. I still have time this week to get that p... Read more

  • Day 203

    7/22/2015 8:18:52 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Writing this at 1 AM because I can't sleep. I awoke to the sound of a big thump somewhere in the house around 12, and went and checke... Read more

  • Starting over....again

    7/21/2015 4:27:11 PM, by HMSCHLMOMOF3

    I am beginning to sound like a broken record. I now weigh 165.4lbs. I now have kidney stones, as well as the back, neck, hip, and wrist pain (car... Read more

  • Day 202

    7/21/2015 7:42:30 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    It's official! As of yesterday we are officially homeschooling for the year! I know, I know, why get so e... Read more

  • Day 201

    7/20/2015 7:52:56 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Oh my goodness, where does the time go! Over 200 days have passed! Normally I would lament how I've not made any progress, but I'm f... Read more

  • Bored/Excited

    7/19/2015 8:06:15 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I'm bored... so I'm writing a blog to pass the time, lol! I ordered another spiral veggie cutter. I discovered a be... Read more

  • Day 200

    7/19/2015 9:05:34 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    252! Slowly getting it down! Did really bad with food yesterday. I know I'm going to have days where it is hard,... Read more

  • Day 199/decluttering

    7/18/2015 8:53:26 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Saturday and I tried to sleep in, but my dog wouldn't let me. My oldest DD is turning nine. NINE! Oh my goodness w... Read more

  • Day 198/TGIF!/Ant Wars

    7/17/2015 7:36:22 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    And now it really is Friday! I went all day yesterday thinking it was Friday! I was really surprised when DH told me it wasn't. I ... Read more

  • Day 197/Chomping at the bit

    7/16/2015 8:21:51 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I am chomping at the bit to get back to working out! I'm seeing all these reminders that I need/want to lose weight, which helps me ... Read more

  • God is Good

    7/15/2015 10:43:16 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    The fog of depression, sorrow, and anxiety is being lifted day by day. I am able to walk in joy. The key is consistent nourishment in the Word. I... Read more

  • Day 195/surgery weight gone!

    7/15/2015 8:17:46 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Yay! I'm back down from my bloating from surgery! I'm at 255! That's down 8 pounds. *whew!* I thought those pounds would never go aw... Read more

  • little at a time

    7/14/2015 7:32:01 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    so i tried tracking my calories by hand. i only did a couple of days but it looks like i am around 1600. been trying to get in fruits and veggies... Read more

  • Day 192

    7/12/2015 6:55:10 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I GAINED 8 pounds! YIKES! It must be bloating from the surgery, I know I have a little extra water weight, I can see it in my toes. ... Read more

  • Day 191/healthy recipes/zoodles

    7/11/2015 4:33:21 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    So, I'm in charge of cooking for the next week or two. Yikes. I'm no chef, I'm a baker. But since we can't eat nothing but bread and... Read more

  • Day 190

    7/10/2015 11:32:59 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    DH has oral surgery today. FIL took him, so I can still take my pain meds and be able to tolerate the pain. It doesn't get rid of the pain, the p... Read more

  • What else could go wrong?

    7/10/2015 1:00:53 AM, by MARYJEANSL

    Danny had an appointment scheduled in Houston at M.D. Anderson this past Monday, the sixth. Dr. Mahajan, his radiation oncologist in 2013, l... Read more

  • Day 189/ Post-op

    7/9/2015 5:23:10 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    The surgery went great. The surgeon told DH that it was a Very Good Thing that I had my gallbladder out when I did because it was very inflamed. ... Read more

  • Day before surgery

    7/7/2015 4:33:30 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Adding an extra blog today because I won't have time in the morning. Surgery update: I have to be at the surgery center at 0600. I should be... Read more

  • Pictures from camp in Colorado

    7/7/2015 4:12:25 PM, by MARYJEANSL

    I think I am able to post a few camp pictures. Here is a chipmunk enjoying some sunflower seeds on the hand of one of the campers (not us): ... Read more

  • why i've been gone

    7/7/2015 12:08:35 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    My life is in upheaval as I am having to rebuild my life from scratch. Starting out as a single mom although its a bit more complicated than tha... Read more

  • Day 188/Cravings

    7/7/2015 7:51:56 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Can't believe we are about to start school again! Another homeschool year! I finally decided on a curriculum and the girls are so ex... Read more

  • Day 187

    7/6/2015 6:56:13 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Busy day today! I've got to go get the Mirena put in at 0815 and then go see my psychiatrist at 1000. I'll probably go hang at Waffle... Read more

  • Day 186

    7/5/2015 7:52:55 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I weighed in at 255, So I've not lost any, but I've not gained any. Mid-week I weighed 253, but now is my TOM (time of month), so gi... Read more

  • Day 185

    7/4/2015 7:34:20 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I woke up on time with no alarm! Yay! Of course I was waking up every few hours last night, but still it is awesome that I got out o... Read more

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