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Loose vs. Lose
Friday, December 07, 2012      16 comments

When referring to your weight only one of these is correct. Loose verb (used with object) to let loose; free from bonds or restraint. to release, as from constraint, obligation, or penalty. Chiefly Nautical . to set free from fa... Read more
My Rings Are Back!
Thursday, December 06, 2012      17 comments

So sorry this is the second blog of the day but I am so excited! My boss got my rings sized in FOUR HOURS so I didn't have to go home without them! You can't even tell they were sized, they look AMAZING! ... Read more
Size 12 Jeans in 16 Days
Thursday, December 06, 2012      13 comments

I'm still wearing my size 14 jeans from Lane Bryant, but I am BOUND AND DETERMINED to fit into those size 12 Misses by December 22nd. That's the day I leave for my mom's for Christmas, and I want to look good! (Hopefully those jeans won't give m... Read more
Christmas Decorating and Snark (ooh, my favorite!)
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      14 comments

This one is going to be short. Since we're going to VA for Christmas this year, I barely decorated. Here is my tree: The only other decorating I did was to put... Read more
I Miss Cheese
Monday, December 03, 2012      11 comments

Mozzarella, cheddar, muenster, american. Sure I still eat cheese. In small quantities. But what I miss is being able to go into the fridge, grab a couple slices of delicious creamy cheese, and just shoveling it into my mouth. Y... Read more
NSV: Seeing the Difference in Yourself
Saturday, December 01, 2012      10 comments

I think a lot of us here on SparkPeople have a similar problem. We just aren't seeing our progress. If we're losing fairly steadily, we're happy about it. If we're losing inches, we're happy about it. When we fit into smaller sizes, we're ... Read more
Seeing Yourself How Others See You
Thursday, November 29, 2012      9 comments

I've had a bunch of personal realizations the last few days. The first one came with the help of my husband. I had a really good Thanksgiving. I was in a good mood, enjoyed the company of my dad's side of the family and enjoyed my food. The next... Read more
The Good Day
Monday, November 26, 2012      6 comments

I've had a series of bad days. Not nutritionally so much, as I've stayed in range every day but Thanksgiving, but emotionally. The holiday was difficult for me. More difficult than I thought I would be. It's the first holiday that I would have n... Read more
Ode to my Mother in Law
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      9 comments

I am a very lucky lady. Not only do I have a very sweet husband who would do almost anything for me, I have a very loving MIL. My MIL was born in the late 40s on the island of Flores in the Azores, a group of islands 'owned' by Portugal. They're... Read more
The Bored Blog
Friday, November 16, 2012      8 comments

I've been bored lately. I go through these phases where I am into everything and there isn't enough time in the day to get all the cool things done. Then I hit a wall and suddenly no matter what I do it is dull as hell. My Facebook games a... Read more
Woo hoo! I'm OVERWEIGHT!!!!!!!!
Sunday, November 11, 2012      16 comments

So this morning bordered a little on the obsessive. I weighed myself 3 times. Each time, the number dropped. Until finally, it hit the magic number. 213.2!!!!!! ... Read more
Sudden Panic
Thursday, November 08, 2012      12 comments

Tonight as I was in the shower admiring my shrinking body I had a sudden panic attack. I've been doing this for a year and I still look like...THIS. Now darn it, I look soooo good compared to a year ago. But I guess I realized ... Read more
Groceries, Food and Meal Planning
Sunday, November 04, 2012      7 comments

While I wouldn't consider myself a gourmand or even a true 'foodie' I enjoy food. Some of it may seem strange, and some of the things I prefer NOT to eat might seem strange. For instance, I really don't like horseradish, wasabi (basically the sa... Read more
Weight Survey
Friday, November 02, 2012      3 comments

Stole this from someone else because I found it interesting. Here are my answers: When did you start gaining weight? I've been overweight my entire life, literally. Chubby as a baby and never lost the baby fat. What was your highest w... Read more
Sandy, Sandi & Mickey
Friday, November 02, 2012      7 comments

The first name of course refers to the 'superstorm'. My area has been incredibly lucky. My best friend lives in Northern New Jersey in Somerset County, and is a county inspector. They have been without power since Tuesday, as their area was horr... Read more

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