"I can't picture you being heavy." And other shocking comments...
Friday, April 29, 2011      17 comments

WHAT??? I was meeting with a vendor at work yesterday, and she noticed my BodyBugg on my arm. She asked what it was, and in the course of conversation, I told her that I've lost 82 pounds since last June. She was FLOORED. She actually sa... Read more
Rockin' the Easter dress! (and comparison to 1 year ago)
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      14 comments

It's been a frustrating couple of months. I am stuck. Stuck. Stuck. Stuck. I've been doing everything I know how to get the scale moving again...but...it just sits there...hovering around the same couple of numbers day after... Read more
a picture is worth a thousand words...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      13 comments

...and 79 pounds, GONE forever!! :) ... Read more
Monday, March 21, 2011      12 comments

That's totally what I feel like these days. I went shopping on Thursday night...just for fun...at Kohl's. It is still very surreal to me to shop in the "normal" sizes. My whole adult life, I've been overweight. It's honestly been at least 21... Read more
My inner warrior!
Monday, February 21, 2011      7 comments

Ok, so for this new challenge I've joined, the DONE girls "Shamrock Hop to Memorial Day" challenge... www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
ad.asp?board=3838x9674x39856262 ...we are supposed to post a picture of... Read more
BodyBugg Coaching Session yesterday. It had me in tears!
Friday, January 28, 2011      9 comments

Now, before you misunderstand...the "coach" was extremely nice, very knowledgeable, and so helpful and encouraging! BUT...she asked me how things have been going, and, although I *have* managed to lose six pounds since I got the BodyBugg at Chr... Read more
random disconnected blog topics ahead...
Thursday, January 13, 2011      5 comments

I've had several of those "moments" over the past couple of days when something would happen, and I'd think, "Gosh, I should blog about that!"...but of course, I never seem to get around to it. So tonight, snippets it is! *I was thinking t... Read more
Touched and overwhelmed!
Sunday, January 09, 2011      5 comments

Ever since being named a SparkPeople Motivator, I have had the distinct joy and privilege of receiving tons and tons of beautiful and encouraging comments from new people who have happened upon my page as a result. I haven't taken the time to ... Read more
Me? A SparkPeople Motivator??
Monday, January 03, 2011      9 comments

I just got an email this morning informing me that enough of you lovely people voted for me as a SparkPeople motivator, that I've been officially given the honor of that special title! I am so humbled and amazed! Six months ago, when I be... Read more
1-1-11 :) AND...a new challenge! Who's in??
Sunday, January 02, 2011      4 comments

Alright. It's the first day of a whole new year! Today, we ate beans and cornbread and spinach (didn't have any turnip greens...oops!) in honor of my Dad! Before he died, he always ALWAYS made beans and cornbread and greens every year o... Read more
Warning...this blog contains pictures of my butt.
Saturday, January 01, 2011      4 comments

Well...We're half-way there in our DONE girls "I heart the new me in the new year" challenge! So far, so good! We started the challenge on November 1, 2010...and at that time, I weighed in at 228 lbs....50 pounds down from my official SP... Read more
"just" 60 pounds? What's that look like?
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      8 comments

I've been feeling sooo frustrated, because for several days I've been sort of "stuck" at 218...exactly 60 pounds lost. But tonight, I'm posting a little encouragement for myself, and hopefully someone else, as well. Here are some pictures ... Read more
*shocking!* What I "used" to eat.
Sunday, October 31, 2010      23 comments

WOW. Just for fun, I took a look today at the nutrition information for my former-favorite fast food haunt. I used to eat there at least once a week, many times more than that. It's right down the street from our house. But seriously? ... Read more
THIS is what 50 pounds looks like! (pics)
Sunday, October 31, 2010      15 comments

This week, I hit the big five-oh. I can't believe it. I've lost 50 pounds! FIFTY. POUNDS. It's taken me just under 5 months....and that's crazy! I mean, seriously...I've been overweight my entire adult life, and I have been on EVERY diet in... Read more
For fun...I need a new hairstyle! Make me over! (pics...please vote!)
Thursday, October 21, 2010      11 comments

I need a new style, I think. I guess there's nothing particularly wrong with my current cut...but I've had basically the same thing for YEARS....long layers, in various overall lengths. My hair is very very fine, and lacks body...I tend to like ... Read more

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