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The Struggle is Real
Thursday, March 08, 2018      4 comments

I am in a long battle with depression. I have had depression most of my life. It started in middle school and has flared up off and on since then. I battled it for years. Finally went on medication when I was in my early 20s. I got a lot better ... Read more
The Thoughts we Think
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      1 comments

I weigh in once a month at my doctor's weight loss clinic. I try for the most part to avoid the scale between visits. Although I am aware that their scale and my scale usually are in agreement or at the most have a difference of 0.3 pounds. So i... Read more
Thoughts from my Couch
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      2 comments

As you may or may not know, I had ankle surgery December 15th, which has left me non weight bearing for a month. Meaning I have to use a knee scooter to go anywhere and my home is a townhouse, which means it is full of stairs, so I spend most of... Read more
It's like this
Thursday, November 02, 2017      2 comments

Wow October what happened to us?! We started strong and healthy. Then life happened. Grandma broke her hip on a Wednesday, so I rushed down to Texas. I flew home Saturday night, to run a 5k in the morning then drive Monday for a work week ... Read more
In Your Face Scale!
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      4 comments

I struggle with the scale. I get very caught up in the numbers on an emotional level. I now weigh in at my Dr. office once a month. So it is the only number I take seriously. I still jump on my home scale Saturday morning just to see if I'm movi... Read more
Just around the corner
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      7 comments

So my trip home is just around the corner. I'm both nervous and dreading it. I've reached a point of frustration with my progress. I've been averaging a pound a week for awhile. It's slow and steady. I've lost 32 pounds since November. Apr... Read more
Why Would I?
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      7 comments

Here's what happened: Last night I was talking to my husband about how nervous I am about my monthly weigh in. For those who may not know, I am part of a weight loss clinic my doctor runs. I follow her diet guidelines (they vary slightly f... Read more
It still hurts
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      10 comments

My grandmother had 4 sons. She buried two of them when I was quite young. My grandmother is a strong person that I looked up to as a child, for a time. My grandmother plays favorites with her children. This has been stated by her aloud that she ... Read more
I've grown
Wednesday, August 02, 2017      3 comments

I'm trying to regain some ground after the time I've been having. For background information see my Blog www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=6394564 Despite where I'm coming from emo... Read more
Coming out of the Dark
Tuesday, August 01, 2017      3 comments

I was in a bad place from a bout mid June until the end of July. When I say bad, I mean bad. I have issues with depression. I hadn't had a truly bad spell in a long time. I had a rough time when my grandfather passed, but that was grief. This wa... Read more
One weekend
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      4 comments

I had a magical weekend. It was an amazing weekend. It was my birthday weekend and not just any birthday weekend, one of my best birthdays ever. It was fun filled and action packed and I have a lot to share. This weekend my husband and sister ga... Read more
Set back not Surrender
Friday, June 23, 2017      2 comments

I received some disappointing news yesterday. I have to get a second ankle surgery. This came as a horrible blow. I've been trying so hard to stay positive during every set back and every delay in my recovery and just to be told that the procedu... Read more
I Can Learn
Thursday, June 15, 2017      4 comments

So I grew up in a meat and potatoes kind of house. Our veggie was usually a can of corn, peas, or green beans and that was what we ate. So I've had a lot of things to learn about nutrition and meals. I also had to learn to like veggies. I ... Read more
Make the most of it
Tuesday, June 13, 2017      3 comments

I am going to share a story about me weekend. Due to some complications in my recovery from my leg surgery, I was sadly confined to bed all weekend. *tears* It was disappointing because it was my husband's first weekend off in a long time and my... Read more
I'm awesome
Thursday, June 08, 2017      4 comments

Pardon the arrogant title, but I really need to declare that to the world today! Here's why. Yesterday my husband got some bad news, he was being passed over on a job that meant a lot to him. He really wanted pizza for dinner. Well I was to... Read more

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