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Start By Doing
7/29/2014 12:26:17 PM,  9 COMMENTS

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Trusting Your Inner Voice
7/27/2014 11:52:39 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Read an inspirational and thought-provoking Positively Positive post today:
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Cheerwine & Trucker Days
7/25/2014 9:18:34 PM,  7 COMMENTS

My husband LOVES soda, but he has gotten so much better since I've changed my diet. I did have a couple sodas this week, but overall I've done pretty...  Read more


Confessions Of A Loser
7/23/2014 2:05:11 PM,  19 COMMENTS

Just 5 days ago I made it under 200 pounds and I've been determined to keep up with my workouts, things haven't gone perfectly. I don't know if I'm co...  Read more


I Walked 5 Miles At Work Today!
7/21/2014 6:26:59 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Boy are my feet barking! My husband and I both work at a hospital and it is a demanding job. I actually got a promotion and I start my new desk job ne...  Read more


I've Been So Inspired By People Here And I Cannot Wait To Pay It Forward!
7/19/2014 2:58:24 PM,  60 COMMENTS

I've had different accounts since 2006. They have since been deleted with my repeated failure of losing weight and getting frustrated. They all have...  Read more


I've arrived at my destination: ONEderland!!!
7/18/2014 12:15:24 PM,  21 COMMENTS

..Well, at least my first destination!! I took a celebratory selfie to mark this wonderful milestone. I was at 200.5 yesterday morning, but I've...  Read more


Why I Brought Out the Scale: July Challenge Update & ONEderland
7/17/2014 10:05:15 AM,  5 COMMENTS

A couple weeks ago I posted the blog entry, The "No Scale, Strength Training" Experiment. Here is the link if you want to check it out: www.spark...  Read more


My Daughter Cracks Me Up!
7/13/2014 4:29:12 PM,  7 COMMENTS

They absolutely love watching my journey as I go along and I love there comments. ALL of them! Yesterday my 4 year old said, "Mommy, you are gett...  Read more


Noticed Something Shocking While Working Out
7/12/2014 4:10:45 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have recently noticed something shocking while working out and especially on my elliptical. When I was yo-yoing before I was pregnant with my younge...  Read more


Diabetes & Our Undereducated Society
7/10/2014 10:56:32 AM,  5 COMMENTS

As most of you know, I have type 2 diabetes. Yes, it is quite different from type 1 diabetes and I can kind of make it dormant when I hit a healthy we...  Read more


80% of My Wardrobe, GONE!
7/6/2014 9:05:53 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I decided it was about time to get rid of all the extra baggage. Tossing out all the big clothes that I shrunk out of was a much needed reality check...  Read more


I'm Stuck with the Cake
7/5/2014 9:21:36 PM,  7 COMMENTS

We had my daughter's 8th birthday party yesterday along with our July 4th celebration. I was afraid to think that the half sheet cake was going to be...  Read more


My Holiday Potluck: Festive Red, White, & Blue Strawberries & Bean Dip
7/4/2014 1:35:39 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Ok, I'll admit that I'm not behaving today. C''s a holiday! However, I decided that I'm bringing white chocolate dipped strawberries with...  Read more


The "No Scale, Strength Training" Experiment
7/2/2014 8:58:37 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm about halfway to my goal weight and I need to tweak my weight loss strategy. I've noticed that every time I do strenuous exercise, I gain water we...  Read more


Start of the Chellevolution
6/29/2014 12:56:58 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I can't believe it has been another year. I am still here - I try to check in every day - but I have not been doing the work. My weight has leveled...  Read more


My BP Meds Were Cut in Half TWICE in a Week!
6/27/2014 10:09:53 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I went to the doctor this morning to check my blood pressure again after having my blood pressure meds cut in half last Friday...and guess what?! It...  Read more


Travel Rewards & My Dream Destinations
6/26/2014 9:29:13 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I would love to reward myself with traveling; however, money and time is limited. This is the reason why I'm afraid to set travel as rewards. Because,...  Read more


I've fallen, but I'm picking myself back up!
6/26/2014 11:38:09 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I fell down. BUT I'm dusting myself off! First--I had pizza on Monday. My husband wanted some Little Caesars Pizza and I agreed because we have...  Read more


Fresh from the garden (PHOTOS)!
6/22/2014 5:59:21 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Today my husband, daughter, and I picked the lettuce out of the garden. We grew lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, basil, and onions from SEEDS! I'm so exc...  Read more


Love Your Body, Always!
6/21/2014 3:53:04 PM,  16 COMMENTS

I've had dark moments with my body image in the past, but I've learned to love my body. I also remember I couldn't succeed in the past at getting at t...  Read more


NSV: Dose of BP Medication Has Been Cut in HALF!
6/20/2014 2:03:05 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I'm so THRILLED, I could scream!!! I finally went to the doctor today concerning my BP and loss of vision when I stand. They checked my BP and it...  Read more


When the kids notice mommy is losing weight
6/19/2014 3:53:19 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Even though I'm doing this for myself, my kids are a big part of my life and I would love to be on this planet longer to see them grow. Rec...  Read more


One-derland by July 4th Goal!
6/19/2014 9:29:33 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Hi everyone! I want to share a short term goal that will be one of the most important milestones of my journey. Hitting 199 will be something I...  Read more


The Dreaded "Before Photo" and Remembering How I felt
6/16/2014 2:43:37 PM,  172 COMMENTS

I found it over a month ago and I wanted to share it because it shows how much I've come since I started my weight loss journey. In this ph...  Read more


Camping, Hiking, & Four Wheeling!
6/15/2014 5:56:22 PM,  4 COMMENTS

This weekend was so much fun! My husband and I haven't had a weekend off together since our honeymoon in 2009, so it was a special time with the kids...  Read more


If you don't think you can do it, read this!!!
6/14/2014 10:32:55 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So, anyway, I'm 57 years old, have 6 children, 4 stepchildren, 3 dogs, and on and on, lol, and I'm thinking to myself, I'm doing ok! I'm 20 pounds l...  Read more


Just 9 more pounds!
6/9/2014 10:09:15 AM,  6 COMMENTS

..Until I hit under 200! I really want to see 199 on the scale, but I cannot seem to shake the next 9 pounds off. I have not seen that number sin...  Read more


2nd goal down!
4/4/2014 9:16:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I weighted in at 204LB 244 I have reached my 2nd small goal of 25LB's. I am thinking maybe by summer I will be able to go out in public in a b...  Read more


Weight fluctuations
3/28/2014 4:43:12 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So this morning I weighed in at 206 244 , but I joined this biggest loser competition at work and Fridays are the weigh in day, and there is always a...  Read more


Step into spring
3/21/2014 9:30:48 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Good morning! It has been almost a month since my last blog and a lot has happened around here. I recently found out that I might have a 9 month...  Read more


Am I really doing it this time?
3/7/2014 3:17:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

No seriously! Am I really sticking to it this time? We joined the YMCA at the end of January and here I am 10 lbs lighter than I was when we started!...  Read more


Slow but steady
2/27/2014 8:17:36 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So over the past 5 weeks I have lost a total of 16 pounds and am so happy that I am learning how to track my calories and lose the weight healthy inst...  Read more


Just one of those days......
2/13/2014 7:32:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Or maybe I should entitle my blog post as one of those weeks! I'm thinking most of you have had these.... Water leaking out of your furnace...  Read more


great weekend
2/10/2014 7:55:14 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Good morning! I had an absolute fantastic weekend with the family and good friends. Saturday was my frieds birthday and we all went cosmic bowlin...  Read more


2/5/2014 8:47:35 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well yesterday was 2 weeks since the beginning of my new healthier life style. I have to say I am please with the way my progress is going. My Daughte...  Read more


Extremely positive
2/3/2014 9:17:30 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well here it goes again, and this time I am so motivated to keep going. I have a goal set and my mind is now in the right place to focus on myself. I...  Read more


1/30/2014 4:37:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well not good, seem to be heading backward. I just need some motivation. My husband has been off work with his back and now I'm all off whack. Routine...  Read more


What does weekend mean to you?
11/8/2013 9:46:26 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Weekend, when I was working, meant a time for living it up, having friends in for pizza and drinks and dominos, sleeping late, doing lots of nothing s...  Read more


Fighting the MEH
11/4/2013 11:46:54 AM,  5 COMMENTS

WARNING *BLOMIT TO FOLLOW* DISREGARD THE FOLLOWING VENT I am feeling very MEH these days, and for no really good reason. I am very aware of my bl...  Read more


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