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Goals and Rewards
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      7 comments

After my wellness group session this week I have decided to try something new. I have never rewarded myself for losing or sticking to plan. So I came up with this plan: 170: new app or book for the the Fire 165: wonderful smelly bath st... Read more
BLC 20 Before pic & blog
Sunday, September 16, 2012      5 comments

Not the greatest pic, I chopped my head off because it was late in the evening and I looked really awful. I left the neck part in because I would like for that to change!... Read more
Logan's Birthday Party pics
Sunday, September 16, 2012      4 comments

We had a great time. It was so much fun planning this Star Wars party. My niece made the Mellinnium Falcon cake and my son carved the Death Star watermelon. We had Jar Jar links (hot dogs) Boba Brats, Princess Lays, Darth Cheddar cubes, Luke... Read more
Some pics for my friends
Sunday, June 03, 2012      6 comments

I promised to add pictures after our dress up wedding yesterday. The wedding was beautiful. I felt for the bride though. She was 45 minutes late to the wedding because of limo problems. It was outside in a rose garden and people kept just wa... Read more
Holding on to the handrail!
Saturday, February 11, 2012      3 comments

I'll start by saying I have been soul searching a lot this week. Trying to figure out the broken bits that keep me from being successful. Last night we went out for a great meal of the best Kansas City BBQ (BB"S Lawnside BBQ) and listened to a... Read more
Transformation: A slow process for me
Monday, January 30, 2012      1 comments

I wish I could say my transformation is complete. I wish I could say it has been easy and consistant. But it's not. I have lost weight I don't even know how many times in my life. This past year has been the most successful I have ever been.... Read more
12 week plan
Monday, January 16, 2012      6 comments

My goal for the next 12 weeks is to lose 24 pounds. Some of those are catch up pounds and some will be new. Losing 24 pounds would put me lower than I have been in 26 years. Since before my daughter was born. To accomplish this goal I need t... Read more
North Pole Trek: Fairbanks
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      0 comments

Wow, Fairbanks was a long way! Good thing we had those dog sleds! We can spend some time warming ourselves in the Chena Hot Springs
waters/ While we are rel... Read more
North Pole Trek: Anchorage
Friday, December 09, 2011      3 comments

We made it to our first stop, Anchorage! What a beautiful area. We are going glacier gazing to the Portage Glacier, one of the most famous and beautiful glaciers in the world. ... Read more
Golden Phoenix are trekking to the North Pole!
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      6 comments

Welcome to beautiful Juneau, Alaska where our journey to the North Pole will start. We have a LONG road ahead of us and we will have to work together to make to the Nor... Read more
Post Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      2 comments

August 2009 - "I thought about this for quite awhile and ended up with a fairly long list. Then I started reading some of the success stories this morning and decided to change my goal to just one. GET SERIOUS! I can recite the list of... Read more
Weight loss success = lessons learned
Monday, November 07, 2011      3 comments

This weekend I realized how much my weight loss success is affecting the rest of my life. In order to be successful at weight loss I have had to learn to be more assertive, with myself and other. I am a stronger person now both physically and ... Read more
The other side of being honest with myself
Sunday, October 16, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday I wrote about being honest when I go over my calorie range or eat something off plan or phone in the exercise. Today I want to write about the other side of being honest with myself. Being honest with myself includes taking ownership... Read more
To be honest...
Saturday, October 15, 2011      4 comments

I went over my calories by 33 calories today. I could have fudged my tracking and gotten more points for my team but I don't do that. My weight loss journey this time has been fueled by the fact that I am brutally honest with myself. I have b... Read more
How do I stop feeling bad for someone that doesn't deserve it?
Sunday, October 09, 2011      5 comments

I'm truly fighting the emotional eating demons this weekend and could use some suggestions. My daughter is in the process of divorcing her husband. He pushed her around a little, kept her from her friends and family, spent all their money and ... Read more

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