Why is it still OK to pick on fat people?
Thursday, April 21, 2011      9 comments

Just saw a news item on two eighth graders that had been bullied (mostly about their weight) in school and both hanged themselves during a sleepover last weekend...since I have always been overweight, I can attest to the pain that others in scho... Read more
LOW Calorie Easter Treat....
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      3 comments

OK...Easter (Freudian slip here...when I reread my entry I had typed "Eater") almost here...I wanted SOMETHING to make me feel "in the mood"... ... Read more
Another day of new job training...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      1 comments

Today will be another 6 hours of job training...CPR in the morning and medication control/dispensing/tracking in the afternoon... ... Read more
It's PATRIOTS DAY in Massachusetts...AND Boston Marathon is today!!!!
Monday, April 18, 2011      1 comments

Patriot's Day is a big deal, here in New England (today was the day, in 1775, that Paul Revere took his midnight ride...lanterns in the church spire was 1775's version of texting, for you young folks out there)...the Boston Marathon is a big dea... Read more
Palm Sunday reflections...
Sunday, April 17, 2011      0 comments

I always loved Palm Sunday and then It finally "sunk-in" that all the people (whom Jesus was here to save) were lauding him one day and then turned on him when He needed them....and those people were representing me...WHAM! Cannot describ... Read more
A week of dairy goat tending....
Saturday, April 16, 2011      0 comments

This upcoming week is gonna be busy! My neighbors are going on a cruise and I am tending their herd while they are I am already dreaming of goat milk yogurt "appearing" in my fridge.... ... Read more
Attacking the garden....
Friday, April 15, 2011      3 comments

I HATE working in the garden....period. My usual gardening consists of planting a few bulbs in the fall and waiting to see them in the spring. Unfortunately, five years ago, I was being overzealous, and bought some forsythia "sticks" and p... Read more
I've lost over 100 pounds and am proud of myself....
Thursday, April 14, 2011      10 comments

Last night I realized that I had lost over 100 pounds and I wasn't giving myself "full credit" for it here on even though I lost the first 60 pounds "on my own", I reset my tracker to reflect my total loss for the past year and a half...... Read more
Off to safety training today....
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      0 comments

This week I am immersed in a full week of new job training....and I miss working with my "guys" at the house where I am a Professional Skills Coordinator....PERFECT job for me! Today the subject is safety, so I will be going through CPR t... Read more
Another .6 pound gone....WooHoo!!!
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      4 comments

Happy to see the scale move down....bummer is that my brand new jeans are getting WAY baggy...I should have bought the next size down... ... Read more
New job training was communication...
Monday, April 11, 2011      0 comments

This week is mostly scheduled for class room training...communication, basic safety, fire safety, methods to support my clients reach their goals, etc. And it is very intense...and reassuring at the same time. I find myself missing working... Read more
Happy Birthday to me!!!
Sunday, April 10, 2011      7 comments

Just got home from's been a great day...won 25 points on the points wheel (after days of 2s & a 3....and gained a new points trophy.... ... Read more
The force is strong in this one
Saturday, April 09, 2011      3 comments

This is how I feel today!!!!! Would that I could bottle this up and share it with my SP friends....and keep a little of it around for the days that I could use a little boost in my confidence to stay on point with my food choices.... I... Read more
10 out of 10 on the sleep quiz....
Friday, April 08, 2011      1 comments

emoticon What a SURPRISE!!!! NOT!!!! I am the pro of sleeping...when I am sleeping I am not EATING!!!... Read more
Major revelation at work, yesterday....
Thursday, April 07, 2011      2 comments

It suddenly struck me yesterday at work, that all of the people I am interacting with now, only know me as a somewhat normal sized woman....they have no idea I used to be a blimp...I was gob-smacked!!!! They don't see me as fat! Have no id... Read more

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