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7/22/2014 9:47:01 AM,  2 COMMENTS

It has been a while since I visited here and it is showing in my weight, attitude, and energy. I have gained back 30 lbs.. 39 I recently broke a...  Read more


Are You Kidding Me?!
7/12/2014 8:07:08 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I spent the entire day at work on Thursday sneezing and blowing my nose. It was RAW by the time I left work! I became very skilled in driving with m...  Read more


We Interrupt this Habit...
6/25/2014 1:09:35 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, this past Saturday STUNK! 1. I drove 3.5+ hours to Kansas City to watch my favorite baseball team only get 3 hits and lose 2-1. 2...  Read more


Feeling Better
6/24/2014 9:29:38 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Slowly getting my energy back. I've really cut back on my running and I'm just working out for about 20 minutes a few mornings, 1 morning of yoga, an...  Read more


Forming a Habit!
6/16/2014 12:37:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, I overcame my challenge of the Wellness Center being closed. Thankfully the town where I live has a lovely lake. I walked downtown this evenin...  Read more


A Blessing in Disguise?
6/14/2014 11:54:38 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, I've now seen photos all over Facebook of my "man friend" with his girlfriend and it's driving me batty! I'm not going to be immature and unfri...  Read more


Words of Wisdom from Maya Angelou
6/13/2014 3:28:59 PM,  6 COMMENTS

This one was definitely worth sharing….. Maya Angelou was interviewed by Oprah on her 70+ birthday. Oprah asked her what she thought of growing...  Read more


A Better Day!
6/12/2014 11:53:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today was MUCH better! I didn't have as much sleep as I'd like to have due to the fact that I'm not one who sleeps through storms. Tonight should be...  Read more


Failure...and lots of it!
6/11/2014 11:09:06 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Looking back over my blogs the last few months, I've noticed one HUGE thing. Everything I've tried to do up to this point, I've failed at. 1....  Read more


6/4/2014 7:44:20 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So, my goal for so long has to become a runner. I grew up with asthma, and at the time, cardio was discouraged. (they know better now of course) But...  Read more


Yes! I do exercise!
3/5/2014 5:29:03 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Hi everyone, Just wanted to let you all know that I do not permit my exercise to be in my Friend Feed anymore. I have a 5 minute morning routine th...  Read more


Trim Healthy Mama
2/26/2014 8:03:21 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I started following the Trim Healthy Mama plan last month. Within the first three weeks I lost over 13lbs! The basis of the plan is to eat only one fu...  Read more


New Year
12/27/2013 12:09:15 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Have a happy healthy 2014!...  Read more


My MIL noticed my drinking!!!
2/16/2012 12:28:20 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Since the day I quit drinking, I haven't had anyone NOTICE that I stopped on their own. Their realization only came when I confided in them. I gu...  Read more


A Day In the Life of...all of us
2/15/2012 11:42:49 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I’m lucky enough that over the course of the past six months, I have made two discoveries/changes in my life that have made my struggles with my weigh...  Read more


DEAR MOM...164 Days Free from Alcohol
2/8/2012 3:09:20 PM,  9 COMMENTS

As some of you that have followed my blog in the past know, I have used my blog over the course of the last few months to document my journey of confr...  Read more


A New Year WITHOUT a toast?!?!?
1/3/2012 11:25:18 AM,  7 COMMENTS

It's been 128 Days since I confronted my drinking problem. It has been at least 15 years since I celebrated New Years WITHOUT a drink in my...  Read more


123 Days FREE from...more than alcohol
12/29/2011 11:30:15 AM,  16 COMMENTS

Howdy all! Hope everyone had a beautiful and blessed Christmas holiday. Mine was pretty good...quick, but good. When one says the word 'alco...  Read more


TIS the season to be BLOATY...Fa La La La La La laaaaaaaa
12/22/2011 11:51:11 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Well, I've made it 116 days free from alcohol. I've wondered a couple times why I'm still counting. Part of me wonders if others think it's silly...  Read more


108 Days Free from Alcohol...and counting
12/14/2011 1:34:43 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I'm a pretty strong person. I'm lucky that I've been blessed with the will to keep my composure in some of the most difficult situations dealt to me....  Read more


100 Days – Freedom from ALCOHOL
12/9/2011 10:06:32 PM,  64 COMMENTS

100 Days…it snuck up on me! Well, actually, as of today, it’s been 103 days since I confronted my drinking problem. Funny how easy that is to type n...  Read more


11/19/2011 1:07:40 PM,  3 COMMENTS

ARRRRRGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!! I could scream at the top of the mountain tops today!!!! If you've kept up with my blog I'm usually really a posi...  Read more


81 DaYs No alcohol... A true test coming.
11/17/2011 1:33:58 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Ladies night out this coming Saturday!!!! Do I sound excited??? Well, I am sort of, ...but nervous too. We don't typically go out and get wild b...  Read more


78 Days - Alcohol Free - I'm swimming
11/14/2011 1:14:40 PM,  6 COMMENTS

When I first started this journey, 78 days seemed like a lifetime...impossible to go that long without alcohol. Now when I look at that number, it al...  Read more


Monkey See, Monkey Do - Day 40 no alcohol
10/7/2011 4:43:28 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Every time I log on to post an entry now, I have to recount how many days it's been because it suprises me each time. 40 days... If I close on...  Read more


31 Days - Alcohol free.
9/28/2011 11:35:17 AM,  9 COMMENTS

31 I had to recount twice because I didn't believe it. I did a 30 day streak once years ago and, of course, didn't drink while pregna...  Read more


I'm a longer I hope. Day 24
9/21/2011 11:55:53 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Yesterday I read a book called 'The Sobering Truth: What You Don't Know Could Kill You'. I came across the book on my local library website one da...  Read more


Diary of a Junk food Addict
9/17/2011 12:16:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

One day I desire with everything that I am to be fit and healthy, the next I just want to continue on as I have. Where will that get me? Fatter! ...  Read more


Are you a Master of Disguise? Day 18
9/15/2011 11:16:47 AM,  4 COMMENTS

This morning I hopped on the scale out of curiosity and was down to 181. That's a loss of 5 lbs since I started my journey 2 1/2 weeks ago. And p...  Read more


I am shocked that I'm writing this>> Day 14
9/11/2011 5:27:51 PM,  5 COMMENTS

WOW. I cannot believe I have actually made it to Day 14 without drinking. This is pretty impressive for me. AND given the fact I went down to my si...  Read more


Grrrrrrrrrr….happy pill please - Day 12
9/9/2011 10:25:12 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Grrrrrrrrrr…. Day 12 I need a happy pill…seriously. Quick quiz: My stressers/annoyances causing moments/minutes/hours of weakness this w...  Read more


Oh what a DREAM!...errr...I mean nightmare? - Day 9
9/6/2011 11:37:19 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Last night I dreamed I had a drink. I don't know whether to laugh or be ashamed of that. I guess at least it was in a dream and not real. The dr...  Read more


I've come so far...DAY have so far to go...
9/4/2011 6:12:33 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I had to count twice...I still can't believe I've gone 7 days without a drink. It feels like such a long time! I think that even though I know I...  Read more


Woooorrrrks out...and I'm GROUNDED! - Day 5
9/2/2011 8:18:45 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Do you remember that song that goes "schoooooooolll's OUT for SUMMER!" Such an awesome song. And that feeling of freedom. Visions of kids pourin...  Read more


Two steps forward... - Day 3
9/2/2011 11:05:37 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Originally posted August 31, 2011 I'm at the end of Day 3 of not drinking. Usually by now I would be telling myself that 'one drink won't hurt'...  Read more


Is this my rock bottom? - Day 1
9/2/2011 11:04:33 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Originally posted August 29, 2011 name is Lindsay. I'm a 30-something married mom of two, successful career, etc...and I have a drinking...  Read more


I am what I am...and its time to admit it.
9/2/2011 10:58:27 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So, I'm taking a new path in life. After years of knowing I had a problem and 'pretending' I was doing something about it, I am finally waving the...  Read more


8 months & 48 lbs.
6/20/2011 11:03:03 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, it's been 8 looooong months and I have lost a total of 47.5 lbs. (can I round it up to 48?). That averages out to about 6 lbs. a month....slow...  Read more


Motivation Found!!
2/23/2011 9:35:00 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I have signed up for a 5K with some friends. I am looking at this as I paid the money, I want to finish it well, so I better get to exercising. I do...  Read more


Motivation Needed
2/2/2011 4:50:30 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I don't want to exercise. I want to want to exercise, but nothing. I know that I should push myself and that eventually I will supposedly "enjoy" it...  Read more


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