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Friday, June 08, 2018      12 comments

In December, I think it was, I told this story. I want to tell it again. When my son was two, I was wearing this suit when he was diagnosed w... Read more
FIDWITS and other games.
Saturday, June 02, 2018      4 comments

A fidwit is a "Food I Don't Want To Eat". The acronym doesn't work perfectly, but fidwit is easier to remember than is FIDWTE, so work with me here. ... Read more
Two voices, and a lot is at stake.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018      10 comments

I know I am not alone in having said HORRIBLE things to myself. I've been hateful, rude, judgmental, and said things to me that I would never even THINK about someone else, let alone say. I did it for years. Did it help? I can honestly s... Read more
Women's clothing sizes are SUCH A SCAM!
Tuesday, May 08, 2018      9 comments

I've been going through my closet to get rid of some of the biggest things I don't need any more. I don't want to have a 'safety net' because I don't want to make it any easier to gain back weight. I have to try EVERYTHING on. There is n... Read more
Setting the record straight
Sunday, April 08, 2018      12 comments

The photos I have here show my progress when I lost weight in Ecuador. I took photos every 10 pounds down and they go all the way to 185, down from 242. Then in 2013 I moved, retired, divorced, and went through empty nest. Those aren't ... Read more
More than a bag of dirt
Wednesday, April 04, 2018      5 comments

I did some gardening today. It's not something I'm very good at and I don't do it very often (these are probably related facts). Hope springs eternal and every spring I try planting something different to the previous year in the hopes it will... Read more
A proper breakfast for Pesach
Monday, April 02, 2018      6 comments

Very pleased with adding this recipe to SP. It is delish! https://recipes.sparkpeo
recipe=3368773 ... Read more
This is a little nerve wracking.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018      7 comments

I'm going to eat more. I've hit a plateau, and I don't have time for a plateau if I'm getting into that suit by June 7. I've read all the articles on 'plateau busters' on SP and they all point to one culprit -- I haven't been eating enou... Read more
Saturday, March 10, 2018      11 comments

I was born in winter. If I die during daylight savings time, so help me, SOMEONE owes me an hour! emoticon... Read more
"Recipe" (more like assembly) for the penguin treats in my previous blog.
Tuesday, March 06, 2018      5 comments

Several requests for the instructions. I added it as a Spark recipe. Please try it and rate it! https://recipes.sparkpeo
recipe=3358552 ... Read more
I've become one of THOSE people!
Tuesday, March 06, 2018      6 comments

I've been taking pictures of my FOOD for crying out loud. I'm not a photographer. I don't take good pictures of anything, but I do make really pretty food. This was a recent breakfast. Scrambled eggs with veggies and air fried asparagus... Read more
Still on track! I'm really proud of myself.
Thursday, March 01, 2018      8 comments

On January 18, I created a blog post called, "Where I will be." In order to wear The Suit* (explained in another blog: "A Good Cry". ) on June 7, I have to be very consistent in weight loss between now and then. The "Where I will be" blog show... Read more
I'm hearing voices
Thursday, February 08, 2018      4 comments

Angels and devils. You have one on one shoulder and one on the other. The angel is telling you to get your butt out of the chair and go exercise. The devil is reminding you that tasty thing in the fridge will go bad if you don't eat it, right... Read more
Scales are silly old things
Sunday, February 04, 2018      6 comments

I've been doing very well the last month. I've made excellent progress towards my goals, I've been cooking healthful foods, exercising, tracking, and losing weight. As I said, Friday was a bit of a glitch, but nothing serious and nothing ... Read more
Yesterday's failure is actually a huge success
Saturday, February 03, 2018      5 comments

I ate too much yesterday. I had intended to eat sparingly throughout the day because there was a party last night where I knew I would eat too much. It wasn't my birthday party exactly, but enough people there knew it was my birthday that they... Read more

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