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My new blog
Monday, January 17, 2011      17 comments

Hey everybody. I finally got my new blog up and running. If you want to follow me here it is. Let me know what you think! changingmylifeandfinding
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My first ever vlog (video blog)
Sunday, January 16, 2011      47 comments

So I decided to do another thing that scares me and that is to post a vlog. You can hide behind words but you can't hide in a video and part of getting past my self hatred and fear of photos is confronting them. So here I am with my new haircut.... Read more
Do you ever feel trapped?
Friday, January 14, 2011      46 comments

Do you ever feel like you are drowning and can't kick back to the surface? That every single day is a sick joke similar to groundhogs day in that it is always the same. Today is one of those days. It sucked from the second I got to work. After I... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Eat the size you want to be
Thursday, January 13, 2011      79 comments

This blog hit me while I was climbing around on the battleships mentioned in my previous blog and thinking it was a good thing I was no longer super size or I wouldn't fit. One thing I have noticed about my friends who are "naturally" thin is th... Read more
My victoria secret catalogue arrived yesterday
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      26 comments

I didn't get them for the longest time and then for some reason my name must have gotten entered in the "Hey she is thin again" mailing list so they suddenly started arriving this past summer. At first I would hurl them in the garbage with such ... Read more
Huge day of non-scale victories (pics included)
Monday, January 10, 2011      53 comments

So this weekend I took my fiancé to this battleship museum in Southern Massachusetts. We love road trips and I think learning and exploring together is a great way to keep a relationship from getting stale so we head out on mini-road trips whene... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Stop sucking the joy out of your life
Thursday, January 06, 2011      51 comments

A friend's blog just made me think of this. One of the reasons people fail at a healthy lifestyle is that they see it necessary to suck all the joy out of their life to do so. SP is not about a life of self deprivation and proverbial floggings. ... Read more
One year, 79 lbs down 2010 was a year of change
Friday, December 31, 2010      46 comments

2010 was my year of change. Over the course of the year I was able to lose 79 lbs and change my life. I didn't join sparkpeople until June and had reached my first plateau. A friend had been a a member off and on before and when I saw the name a... Read more
This isn't a diet, it is my life
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      37 comments

After the gorgefest of the holidays I was literally dying to get back to my healthy eating. I fantasized about it the way I used to fantasize about cake and I loved me some cake let me tell you. I had fun with my family and I didn't go nuts on t... Read more
The Truth About Your Weight Gain
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      18 comments

Please read this article. The most shocking was how they treated ground meat products with ammonia to kill pathogens. Know what you are eating! I want to be sick health.yahoo.net/experts
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Going for goal in 2011
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      28 comments

This holiday season had many blessings for me. Although my grandmother was missing from our celebrations she was very specific about her wishes that we not mourn her but celebrate her and go on with our lives. She truly wanted to be with my gran... Read more
Birthday Wrap Up (with pics)
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      52 comments

It is so crazy this time of year for us that I am a few days late with this blog but here it is anyway. My fiance gave me a pretty rockstar birthday this year. I picked him up from work at 6 AM and we went home to sleep for 2 hours and then pile... Read more
I learned a lot about myself in just 24 hours
Friday, December 17, 2010      37 comments

A few days ago I posted a blog about being upset with my fiancé regarding my birthday. For the most part I got wonderful supportive comments with a few condescending ones thrown in. Yes, I am sensitive person. I always have been and for some rea... Read more
Photo of my son-Warning serious cuteness
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      54 comments

So here he is. The other love of my life. I have had him since college and he is a little old man now. He sleeps on the couch all day like prince of the house. I don't kno... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I am finally feeling sexy ;)
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      53 comments

This weekend was an interesting affirmation of why I have been doing this. Lately I have been feeling "fat" again. What does that translate too exactly? Well I went from an apple shape to an avocado, why do we have to use food references for sha... Read more

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