My plan? Sustainable living. Green living.
Saturday, November 10, 2012      4 comments

Ok. Sustainable living. It makes sense. Green living. That makes sense. So sustainable, green living is my new plan. Part of the challenge of my previous approach was that I felt left out and deprived in social situations. I want to go out w... Read more
Do you feel left out?
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      3 comments

The majority of social situations involve and revolve around food. Nothing wrong with that . But it is hard not to feel left out when you are trying to shed some pounds and you seem to be the only one who chooses not to indulge. At least it is ... Read more
How to stay on track during the upcoming Holidays.....a quote to live by:
Sunday, October 07, 2012      3 comments

People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas. – Author Unknown. ... Read more
I have lost over 100 pounds!
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      4 comments

Don't get too excited. I HAVE lost over 100 pounds BUT the reality is that I have lost the SAME 5 pounds at least twenty times! Last night at book club I saw my girlfriend and she had lost twenty-five pounds over the summer. Twenty-five pound... Read more
Rocky mountain high.....Colorado!
Monday, June 11, 2012      2 comments

I thought I would never get away from the dreary, rainy, cold Pacific Northwest. Last weekend I sat on the soggy sidelines of my son's soccer field counting the hours until I could see the sun, feel the sky and enjoy the moment! It was a bumpy ... Read more
Life with ITP..a game changer
Sunday, June 03, 2012      1 comments

I have been off the radar for about 6 months. We lost my mother in law in November after a fast 3 week "diagnosis to death" battle with cancer. Then a few weeks later my 17 year old son went in for his yearly physical and they did a routine bloo... Read more
A frisky pat down by another woman!
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      4 comments

The whole uniform fantasy thing, doesn't do it for me. The boob squeeze? Well that was just painful. So what was it that made you single me out from the crowd? Was it the underwire contraption which holds these gargantuan boobs in place so that ... Read more
I am going to exercise today as though I didn't overeat last night
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      3 comments

Last night was dinner out with the girls to celebrate two January birthdays. Thai food. Normally I would order a Thai ice tea but I chose to have water instead. That was a good decision BUT I ate more than I needed to. And when I overeat, I f... Read more
" Does this dress make me look fat.?"
Sunday, January 29, 2012      6 comments

Ouch! I know the answer. Categorically yes because I am overweight. I have had a lot of functions lately (fund raisers, dinners, etc) and so I have had to stand in front of my closet full of clothes and figure out how the few outfits which ac... Read more
Enough is enough! How does one lose weight when entering menopause?
Thursday, January 26, 2012      13 comments

I daresay, enough is enough! Surely I get enough exercise. I walk the dog five days a week (off leash) over the river and through the woods for 35-40 minutes at a time. I swim laps three days a week. I go to the gym 5 days a week (three days of... Read more
It is a journey...but "Are we there yet?!"
Thursday, January 12, 2012      1 comments

I get it. It is a journey but I am trying to find the state of Mind on a map because this morning I wanted to ask, "Are we there yet?"( and It'is day four or starting over!). So I ate my grapefruit and thought about Florida. I wonder how my sist... Read more
Anybody want to go streaking? I double dog dare you!
Monday, January 09, 2012      2 comments

How much fun was that! Your two minutes of fame while you streaked across somebody's lawn in your bare banubies? Or how about pool hopping on a hot summer nigtt? And the daddy of them all on the fun-meter was skinnydipping! But I guess "str... Read more
I don't wanna'! I don't wanna'! I WANT TO HAVE MY my "cake" AND still lose weight!
Saturday, January 07, 2012      5 comments

Growl. What a crushing blow! I know, I know, I know. (But I don't like it!). I want to put my fingers in my ears, cover my eyes and make it all go away. I don't wanna' change things up. (Is that Dr. Phil I hear in the background asking, "So h... Read more
My fat cat is snoring..
Thursday, January 05, 2012      2 comments

My cat is fat. And my fat cat is snoring. And watching my fat cat snoring is anything but boring because I adore her. But my fat snoring cat is also getting old. Her bones seem to ache when it's cold. Her fur is getting matted but she still ... Read more
Diary of a MAD housewife
Sunday, January 01, 2012      2 comments

Yup. Diary of a MAD housewife (or should I flip it and say, diary of a DAM(n) housewife. Either way the sentiment stands. Who is this person? "Attention Walmart shoppers....mediocre housewife on aisle 8". OMG, I am one of THEM. Overweight and e... Read more

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