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5 Promises
7/30/2014 4:19:52 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well, friends and neighbors, my time with Cymbalta was short-lived. I first want to say that the four days I was on the medication, I was almost comp...  Read more


End of July Update!
7/29/2014 11:31:15 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Alright, I'm doing this a little bit early. The end of the 4 weeks is actually August 2, but I'm going to Hawaii! It is unlikely that I will have a re...  Read more


Medication Conundrum
7/28/2014 6:33:33 PM,  3 COMMENTS

As you may have read in an earlier post, I am a breast cancer survivor. The cancer that I had reacted to hormones (estrogen, to be precise) and my lo...  Read more


eight month anniversary
7/28/2014 1:03:35 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Today was the eighth month anniversary of my husband's sudden death. I went out today a meetup event today and signed up for a week trip to the Britis...  Read more


Beyond Frustrated
7/23/2014 11:25:56 AM,  0 COMMENTS

So I recently got back from Germany with my boyfriend and oh man, the change has been rough. I haven't been able to curve any of my cravings and have...  Read more


Patience is a virtue...
7/20/2014 11:36:37 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I am anxious to get out of the 150s, but the weight is coming off at a snail's pace! The last several weeks, it's been about - 0.2 lbs per week. I hav...  Read more


Happy 20th Second Birthday to Me!
7/18/2014 11:38:04 AM,  9 COMMENTS

If you could have one wish, what would it be? Twenty years ago today, while I was getting myself ready for work before awakening my children for...  Read more


Missing you tonight
7/16/2014 1:28:41 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Sunday I won an award as the Alumni of the Year. I had to give a speech. It started with the people that I wanted to thank. Of course, I could have ne...  Read more


Another Year, Another Start
7/15/2014 2:50:50 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Isn't Life something? It is such a wild ride! When I first joined SparkPeople in 2011, I felt that Life was sending me the message, "Listen, Sister, t...  Read more


Life should be good-just venting today
7/13/2014 2:06:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I should be in a great mood. Last night I went to a big community party. I line danced and played 21 with fake money. Won many prizes. It was fun. But...  Read more


Mama Said There'd Be Weeks Like This
7/12/2014 7:54:25 AM,  2 COMMENTS

This week was not at all what I had planned, and it threw me a little (but not completely) off track. We had an out of town guest staying with us for...  Read more


Goal: 12 or more stars, 6 or fewer Xs
7/8/2014 6:16:14 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Alright, I just joined a challenge for July. I want to beat the previous 2 months by getting more stars and fewer Xs. I wanted to put it in a blog to...  Read more


Back from Germany and Back on Track
7/8/2014 10:52:28 AM,  0 COMMENTS

So I went to Germany for 2 weeks from the 21st to July 5th visiting with my boyfriend and his family. I expected to gain weight while I was there. So...  Read more


Long Time No Blog, and There Have Been Some DRASTIC Changes!
7/7/2014 11:31:33 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So in 2011 I cut sugar out of my diet due to a health scare, and within two years I lost thirty pounds! Prior to that weight-loss, I hadn't been as co...  Read more


July Update
7/6/2014 1:22:18 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I made the following goals starting on May 11: 1) At least 10 cups of water 2) Less than 1700 calories 3) No alcohol 4) At least 60 minute...  Read more


It's been 7 months of grief
6/30/2014 1:09:19 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I would like to begin daily journals, but it is difficult to do anything lately. Seven months ago my life changed completely. Tonight I sat in the par...  Read more


Month 1
6/29/2014 7:39:10 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So I'm approaching the end of my first month. It hasn't been easy. Plantar fasciitis has been difficult to deal with, but I think it's finally getti...  Read more


BLC/DietBet Challenge Final Blog
6/27/2014 5:15:35 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So, the BLC Challenge is almost these last 4 weeks have flown by! The goal at the end of this challenge was to lose 4% in 4 weeks. As of to...  Read more


Pushing through Doubts and Stalls
6/26/2014 11:25:43 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I had a great weekend with my sister in town for my cousins wedding! The weekend festivities bled into the week, so I didn't work out or eat in my ran...  Read more


It is Definitely Summer Here
6/25/2014 11:17:27 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well summer officially arrived last Saturday. We have been in unofficial summer down here in south Louisiana for about a month already. It was a...  Read more


Getting Help
6/18/2014 7:55:16 AM,  2 COMMENTS

After many attempts to do this on my own, and after just as many dead ends, I decided to join a gym and get some help. After completing the signup, I...  Read more


Wedding dress and surprise progress!
6/17/2014 11:06:02 AM,  1 COMMENTS

The last couple days have been awesome for weight loss progress! First, I went wedding dress shopping on Saturday. I had gone shopping once befor...  Read more


BLC Challenge Blog: What I love about me
6/13/2014 11:26:15 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Ok....this took some thought. It really shouldn't be this hard to think of things I love about myself.....and so so easy to name numerous things that...  Read more


Muffin Tops New Meaning
6/13/2014 10:32:13 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Muffins are "tops" in my birthday celebration this year. At the grocery store, I slowly lingered over all the choices for my birthday cake this year....  Read more


June Update
6/12/2014 11:24:27 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I made the following goals starting on May 11 (after finals were finished): 1) At least 10 cups of water 2) Less than 1700 calories 3) No alco...  Read more


June Goals
6/5/2014 4:22:39 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My Goals for this Month: - Lose the 4% (8.4 lbs) needed for the BLC DietBet Challenge - Exercise at least 3 times per week - Eat more v...  Read more


Weddings weddings weddings
6/2/2014 9:01:52 PM,  0 COMMENTS

This is a very happy summer. I'm going to a ton of weddings (6 or 7, depending on scheduling). I was in my roommates' wedding this past weekend. It wa...  Read more


Clean Eater Confession
5/21/2014 2:34:38 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Haven't blogged in a while because of schedules...which is always my excuse. But, I have lost weight and cleanse my body of toxicins and junk. I have...  Read more


Boston Bound This Weekend!
5/21/2014 8:08:25 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Hi Friends! So I'm headed up to Boston this weekend with my boyfriend to visit family and I could not be more excited! I was 185.8 last Saturday!...  Read more


Making Progress!
5/18/2014 4:12:02 PM,  1 COMMENTS

My official weigh in day is tomorrow, but I'm pretty sure I've started losing weight. My clothes are fitting better already and I just feel smaller--l...  Read more


Out of the 300 lb Club!
5/16/2014 4:28:18 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I reached my heaviest weight recently of nearly 310 pounds. However, I am happy to say that I am now 299 pounds and have met one of my short term goa...  Read more


So Proud of my Hubby!!
5/15/2014 12:27:15 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Like me, my husband struggled with his weight most of his life. He was pretty much raised by his grandmother and there was never a shortage of food in...  Read more


Growing Avocados
5/14/2014 10:08:04 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I actually managed to grow an avocado from a pit!
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Rough week-surprising mid-week weigh in
5/14/2014 10:37:25 AM,  0 COMMENTS

So I had a really rough start to the work week, Monday and Tuesday were just so stressful and awful for me. And I thought I sabotaged myself completel...  Read more


Wedding on Saturday and Little to No Results:(
5/12/2014 8:35:28 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So it's been a while since I posted anything here. But things are going ok, I was a little discouraged that after a week of very healthy eating and ex...  Read more


Today Can Only Get Better...
5/8/2014 4:53:36 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My morning started off really rough. I bought myself some chocolate covered Craisins as a treat for myself a couple of days ago. This morning, I fo...  Read more


How is life after loss? Update over 5 months after his sudden death.
5/7/2014 1:48:04 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It's amazing how the road of grief is not consistent. Emotionally the past few weeks have been tough. I think I am coming out of my initial numbness....  Read more


28 Day Bootcamp Challenge - Day 1
5/7/2014 11:25:34 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Since the BLC challenge has ended, I decided to join the 28 Day Bootcamp Challenge to keep me going! I love having something there to help keep me acc...  Read more


BLC 25 Week 1
5/7/2014 12:18:14 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I learned a lot about my teammates for this challenge and found that I had quite a bit in common with people. Probably the most challenging part of t...  Read more


Sigh of Relief
5/4/2014 4:39:56 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The first week of finals was a little bit brutal, but it feels so amazing to be on the other end of that. I still have a paper and one more final but,...  Read more


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