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Back to Work :) YEAH!!!!
Monday, October 10, 2011      4 comments

After my surgery m,y life is looking more and more of a healthy version of my previous life. Last week I was able to work from home. That was nice but I am thrilled to be back in the office. I really do LOVE my job! I am still wor... Read more
My grandpa just passed away...
Sunday, September 18, 2011      11 comments

Wow, this past week has been so difficult. I had surgery last Monday for gastric bypass which went well. I have been getting stronger day by day, however my biggest supporter, Andy has to work a lot right now as it is his busy season. I knew ... Read more
3 days post op...
Thursday, September 15, 2011      2 comments

First morning I woke up in my own bed since my surgery. The surgery went extremely well. A big thanks to my surgeon dr. Manfred Chaing and the entire nursing staff of Elmbrook Memorial for thte fantastic care! I woke up sore this morning b... Read more
Pillow Pet
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      3 comments

So since deciding to have my surgery various people have recommended having a pillow to hold against your tummy to help the pain. I was at Walmart yesterday getting my protein drink for my pre-surgery diet and saw the mini-pillow pets - a... Read more
Coming to a conclusion of a chapter - time for a new one...
Friday, August 19, 2011      7 comments

I was very discouraged this spring as I felt I had made an honest effort to exercise and eat healthy, with very little results. Needless to say I had all but given up. I had been seeing a therapist for loosing weight for almost a year. ... Read more
I think I can , I think I can, I think I can...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      13 comments

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The most innocent comments can hurt the most
Monday, February 21, 2011      15 comments

I had the most crushing comment made to me ever about my weight this weekend. Now mind you I know my loving hubby is not thrilled with my weight, my family would like me to be healthier, ect... but this innocent comment came from my 3 1/2 ... Read more
OMG... can't believe it has been 2 weeks!!!
Friday, February 18, 2011      6 comments

Hello again everyone! So I was on vacation from Feb 4th - 14th and am getting back into the swing of things after my awesome dive vacation in Cozumel. The weather was perfect except for one day which the harbor master would not let the d... Read more
Need help on planning on how to achieve my new goal.. and just how to get up in the morning.
Thursday, February 03, 2011      14 comments

My new goal of getting up and riding my bike for 10 mins did not happen today. Wednesday when I had the time to do it, I did it (thank-you snowstorm!!!! ... Read more
Blizzard, snow, wind and more snow....
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      10 comments

Finally undug from our 18+ inches of snow we received last night from our blizzard. I still got in a work out - I got up this morning and did 30 mins on my bike, and then a lot of shoveling... phew! Can't wait to get back into work tomorrow ... Read more
Doing great on my goals!
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      13 comments

So to those of you wondering... I did not have any cupcakes last night, or even this morning. Actually I decided I needed to make a plan so I would not eat them and stick to my goal last night, and I would not wake up this morning thinking tha... Read more
What I learned this weekend...cupcakes are sirens calling my name
Monday, January 31, 2011      8 comments

We had an awesome surprise b-day party for one of my best friends Jo this weekend at my house. We had lots of friends, food and drinks. I ate really well Saturday morning knowing I don't do so well with tons of yummy food sitting out in f... Read more
... Reading "The Spark"
Saturday, January 29, 2011      4 comments

I began reading The Spark a couple of days ago and am really enjoying it. It is offering a lot of great insights and I am excited to continue reading. It is motivational and I like the fact it is different in other diet book that have to... Read more
Blogging as a weight loss tool.
Friday, January 28, 2011      9 comments

So 3 lbs have come off so far this week. YEAH!!! emoticon I am excited and have a reinvigorated attitude to co... Read more
This is a learning process.. harder than any school
Thursday, January 27, 2011      5 comments

I have to say ... the weight is not coming off as quickly as I would like, but it IS coming off. I also have not gained over my start weight. I am proud of myself of what I have learned so far on SP and about myself. This is a hard journe... Read more

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