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Yay, this is my year. Finally!!!
Thursday, January 21, 2016      6 comments

Today I am celebrating. I took a casual job knowing the hours wouldn't be steady, but that in 11 months time a woman was retiring and I would get her job. Just getting a foot in the door to this company is very hard to do. Fast forward 11 mon... Read more
A year in review 2015
Wednesday, December 30, 2015      8 comments

One more day of this year is left. 2015 was a huge transitional year. I began the year at approximately 245 pounds and will finish it around 159. I have never before lasted this long, but that's probably because I entered into a new lifestyle l... Read more
Last day? FIrst day!
Friday, August 21, 2015      6 comments

Today my teams Summer challenge comes to an end. Go Tangerines! emoticon When I turned 40, I had accomplish... Read more
my nameless walk, or not to walk...
Monday, August 10, 2015      3 comments

It seems that I often start blogs with no clue as to what I'm going to say. I think it's like a self-motivator. I'm looking for something to eat. Nope, not hungry, just looking. ... Read more
Life is too short... I am nearly as cool as my mother.
Friday, July 31, 2015      1 comments

So today my mother of 78 years had cancer removed from her bladder. This happened some years ago with very little issues and no treatment necessary. The cancer grew back. Since this was somewhat expected given the type of cancer it was, they'... Read more
100 pounds!!!!
Wednesday, July 22, 2015      8 comments

I continue to be grateful for my team emoticon Go Tangerines! I started my recent journey seven months ago... Read more
Tangerines! I'm on a team and am very motivated.
Sunday, May 31, 2015      3 comments

As I start this, I have no idea what I want to write, but it will come to me. Looking down to my tummy and thighs, I don't recognize the woman sitting in the chair. ... Read more
I'm leaving on a Jet Plane....
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      3 comments

Ok, I'm not really, I'm driving 14 hours to Chicago to see my Sailor (daughter) graduate from Navy Boot Camp. I've been out of my mind prepping for this time and worried about her passing her tests and such. she got through it all and will be ... Read more
Wearing my blinders
Thursday, January 10, 2013      4 comments

As I shop for my diner, I find that I'm not spending nearly as much time & money in the produce section. ... Read more
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      4 comments

*the angel over my shoulder has deleted this entire blog due to my bitchyness, airing of private dirty laundry and complaints that may bite me in the ass later* I really hope our spark team picks up again, because I really need the motiva... Read more
I got a call!
Thursday, January 03, 2013      2 comments

My daughter called from boot camp and I was so excited to hear her voice. She's doing great, lots of working out and three meals a day and she is losing weight. Me and several other moms are trying to lose 10 lbs by their BC graduation in Februa... Read more
Tis the day after Christmas...
Wednesday, December 26, 2012      2 comments

Tis the day after Christmas and all through the house is the scatterings of Christmas cookies, the few that didn't get in my mouth. The stocking were hung with Lindt Chocolate and more, but the day is now over, I'm lucky I fit through the door.... Read more
*gasp* it's December tomorrow!
Friday, November 30, 2012      2 comments

I've been gearing up for December for quite a while now. My eldest daughter (18 yrs old) has joined the Navy and will be leaving for boot camp on Tuesday Dec 4th. While I'm sure I'll be freaking out ... Read more
A body in motion stays in motion.
Thursday, September 27, 2012      1 comments

Trying to keep this body from staying at rest. :) Went to the gym more this week, 3 times. Worked out hard, but not as hard as if my trainer was pushing me, but then that's the point of a trainer I guess. Still, I was happy with what I accompli... Read more
My goals and how I plan to achieve them. *fingers crossed*
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      0 comments

I've read; A dream is a goal without a plan. Here are the top 5 goals for me. 1. continue planning meals 4 days ahead. For this I have been using index cards to write out each meal (dinner) including main course and side dishes. Each car... Read more

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