Re-evaluating my eating
Thursday, August 16, 2012      7 comments

Hi my name is Dawn and I am addicted to McDonald's breakfast. I know it sounds kind of funny, but I love, love Sausage McMuffins and chocolate chip cookies for breakfast on my drive into work. I kep saying I could give it up, but I didn't. ... Read more
Has it been that long? What have I been up to or not?
Friday, July 20, 2012      3 comments

Wow, it has been over a month since I blogged. My goal was once a week. I guess I could say life got in the way. So much has been happening family wise, all good things though. I continue to struggle on the sugary/fatty stuff. I stll... Read more
Worth It!
Monday, June 11, 2012      4 comments

I had a friend/trainer check in on me today. I told her I was doing ok with the exception of a few migraines lately. I told her about the workouts and she was good with what I was doing. I then told her I would be doing the best I could if I ... Read more
Need to set some goals...
Friday, June 01, 2012      4 comments

I see so many people on here set goals...and have decided maybe that will work for me, too. For the last month, I haven't lost any weight at all. I have recorded most, but not all of my food. So it was deceiving in my mind...I thought I was d... Read more
Happy Mother's Day
Friday, May 11, 2012      1 comments

Here's a picture of my mom & my mother-in-law. They are wonderful ladies and have touched my life and those around them in so many ways. Their love is limitless and unco... Read more
going into week 3
Thursday, May 10, 2012      2 comments

I never thought of myself wanting to run/jog. I am starting week three in the rookie 5k training program. I was exhausted after last night...completion of week 2, but I blame that on the lack of sleep this week. But I am enjoying the ch... Read more
Going through my own personal battle
Thursday, April 26, 2012      10 comments

Hi everyone. Sorry I haven't been on the boards as much. I suffer from depression and anxiety. I thought the anxiety was pretty much under control for the past couple years until this week. All of the sudden everything and everyone around me... Read more
Mirror, mirror
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      9 comments

This past weekend Dennis & I went to MI to see his parents. Before I could even get my sweat jacket off, his mom is opening my jacket to see. She's like you are looking so good, I can tell the difference. And she said she was proud of me. Th... Read more
New month...refining my process
Sunday, April 01, 2012      2 comments

I started this journey mid February and am happily currently down 20 lbs. I was super happy this morning, when my work pants that once didn't fit now fit....I can get rid of the stretchy ones that just hid the extra weight. Riding the stat... Read more
Step by step
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      4 comments

Why is it so much easier to gain weight than to lose it? In the almost 4 years that I have been with my current employer, I have put on nearly 50 lbs. I don't know why, wait yes I do know why, it's all the tempting treats when we have special ... Read more
Even though stress...
Friday, March 23, 2012      5 comments

I have to say this has been an emotional roller coaster of a week. Work has tested me and so has the health of our cat, Simba. After a couple hours/days work rolls off me and I go on. My husband took Simba in to the vet yesterday. He has bee... Read more
2 more days til vacation....
Sunday, March 04, 2012      2 comments

I have 2 more days til vacation. I am looking forward to Florida as we need the time away from the Chicago weather and the every day stress with work. What makes me nervous is my eating. I have been on healthy habits for the past few weeks an... Read more
Happy New Week
Monday, February 27, 2012      0 comments

emoticon I have now been on SparkPeople since Feb 15 and down 6.8 lbs. To be on some type of program for almost... Read more
Day 4 blog....a rough day
Friday, February 24, 2012      1 comments

Today, I woke up with a migraine and stayed home from work. Part of the day Simba laid with me. Last night at the vet his heart rate was high again @ 240, has possible glaucoma in one eye and lost some more weight from his last visit. The vet... Read more
3rd blog entry: Feeling lost today
Thursday, February 23, 2012      1 comments

Today I want to eat anything and everything I can find. Our cat, Simba, is going in for a test tonight. It has him relaxing for 90 min then taking his blood pressure. Last week his CK enzyme came back at 10 times the normal rate (along with ... Read more

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