J3N1971's Blogs

Half way there...
Friday, October 25, 2013      1 comments

This blog is written by me & to be honest, for me... I have reached the halfway point of my 70lb weightloss goal. Struggling a bit. I am writing this more or less as a contract to & with myself to keep fighting the good fight because I AM... Read more
Free to be me, again...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      3 comments

Nothing like an impending dissolution to make you reflect on everything... Today & each day moving forward I will be GRATEFUL for this journey as it has allowed me to focus on just that, ME! That focus will ALWAYS be positive in nature as ... Read more
Thank you....
Monday, November 08, 2010      4 comments

Michelle: for telling me about SP & being the most kick-butt sister anyone could ever ask for! 12 weeks til Christmas Challenge buddies: for making this journey so much fun! SP: for helping me to help myself Johnniecakez: for ... Read more
Lesson learned, the hard way...
Friday, October 22, 2010      5 comments

(Just re-read my own blog from a long time ago. REALLY MOTIVATED MYSELF!) So, here a sit @ nearly 200lbs!!! Although I had struggled w/ my weight for nearly all of my life, 5 years ago I was on a mission of change. My first goal was to l... Read more
If only...
Monday, September 27, 2010      3 comments

about SP a year ago! Let me catch you up... about 7 years ago I began my first serious weight loss effort. I lost about 100lbs total. I did gain back 10-15 of those lbs but managed to maintain that weight, 155-165, for over 4 years. The... Read more
Sweet dreams!
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      0 comments

& yes, that is HUGE news for me. For decades I have come to tears trying to simply be able to sleep. I had tried everything: assorted pillows, new bed, memory foam, various over the counter herbal sleep aids. No help. Earlier this year ... Read more
Less is MORE ~ certainly!
Monday, September 20, 2010      0 comments

Well, the upcoming change of seasons accompanied by my weight loss/motivation both prompted me to overhaul my closets, chest & dresser. I worked for 6 hours in all: deciding which items could be donated, those that were beyond repair, & restru... Read more
Take Inventory Challenge
Sunday, September 19, 2010      1 comments

Weight Watchers materials, SP daily, New Balance tennis shoes, Yoga mat, Fat burner belt, Weighted ball, 3lb hand weights & 1lb ankle weights, Resistance bands. ... Read more
Getting to know me... ;-) 111 ?s
Saturday, September 18, 2010      3 comments

1. Do you sleep with your closet doors open or closed? Open 2. Do you take the shampoos and conditioner bottles from hotel? Yeah 3. Do you sleep with your sheets tucked in or out? Out 4. Have you ever stolen a street sign before?... Read more
LUcky me...
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      0 comments

Favorite foods: Watermelon & scallops Loves all fruits (except for bananas) & there isn't a vegetable I won't eat! Favorite condiments: Mustard, hot sauce & vinegar Salad dressing of choice: Red wine vinegar ONLY (no need for o... Read more
My husband...
Sunday, September 05, 2010      4 comments

Just wanted a take a moment of thanks for my husband. I have not actually told him that I am trying to lose weight, as I want to lose 15lbs before I actually say those words to him to prove that I can do this. Obviously, living with me he has ... Read more
My 1st blog ~ EVER!!!
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      2 comments

Here I am, @ the start of what I call "Mission ME~ow" - a multi-tiered effort of getting back on the road of greater happiness & improved health. Due to stress, I had lost overall interest in ME, & managed to regain a significant amount of the ... Read more