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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

DEBBLO

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

2BEFIT*

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

Have a happy healthy 2014!...  Read more

MANDY23150

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

Day 83...no alcohol...BARELY!!! ARRRRGHGHGHHG!
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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

31 Days...wow. 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

LINDSAYANNE0

I'm a HFA...no 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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

2BEFIT*

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

I've come so far...DAY 7...wow...I 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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

LINDSAYANNE0

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

DEBBLO

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

TABBYSNEAKS

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

TABBYSNEAKS

Feel like I'm fighting the flu....every day.
1/25/2011 12:45:11 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I haven't written in a few days. I've felt so 'off'....just awful. I'm guessing it's my thyroid. I went in for some bloodwork and when it came back...  Read more

LINDSAYANNE0

The Spark
1/24/2011 8:05:39 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I bought The Spark over the weekend and am starting to read it. I just finished Chapter 1 and I realized that in order to read this book, I needed fo...  Read more

TABBYSNEAKS

Weekly goal 1/23/11
1/23/2011 2:07:15 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am sitting in my favorite bookstore drinking my tea latte (made with skim milk and Splenda) and thinking about how much has changed in my life in th...  Read more

TABBYSNEAKS

A visit to the Endocrinologist
1/19/2011 9:38:21 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I have to say that today's visit to my Endocrinologist went well. Except for the fact that the lab did not send my labwork over. Idiots. I won't go...  Read more

TABBYSNEAKS

A rededication
1/17/2011 3:03:26 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Boy, I looked at my last post (its been over a year) and I almost wanted to cry. I am in the same place now that I was then. I need to get on track...  Read more

TABBYSNEAKS

My Wii called my 12 yr old overweight...
1/11/2011 2:40:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well almost. She was on the upper end of 'normal'. But my daughter is a pencil. It didn't shock me too much when it called me Obese.....  Read more

LINDSAYANNE0

Fat Days vs Thin Days
1/6/2011 11:59:34 AM,  4 COMMENTS

If you've had them, you know exactly what I'm talking about: Fat Days: You wake up and just feel BLAH. Sometimes, they just happen. You even go...  Read more

LINDSAYANNE0

Everything I desire is within sight...
1/5/2011 11:06:53 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Last night I finished my vision board. If you don't know what that is, a simple way to explain it is it's a bulletin board on which you post the t...  Read more

LINDSAYANNE0

I splurged last night...but it was a good thing!!
1/4/2011 1:19:28 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The kids went back to school today. So last night, since it was officially their last day of Christmas break, I suprised them with ice cream for d...  Read more

LINDSAYANNE0

Ramblings for the new year...
1/3/2011 4:59:27 PM,  2 COMMENTS

ý2010: Good and bad...happy and sad. Made friends, grew closer to some, lost some...miss some. Learned lessons...taught a few. Leaned a little...comfo...  Read more

LINDSAYANNE0

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