Thank You for all the best wishes for my b`day
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      1 comments

Wow - can`t believe how many of you took the time to stop by my page and wish me a happy b`day. Thank you! Thank you! What a great community SP is - all are here to help each other - cheer each other on - support each other. ... Read more
one year reflection on a life changing decision
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      8 comments

One year ago yesterday I had my last drink - so today is my one year anniversary of not drinking - my soberversary as I've seen it called. It has been a difficult year but I have made it through without drowning my sorrows, my stress, my an... Read more
never quit pledge
Monday, August 06, 2012      3 comments

Never Quit Pledge Monday August 06, 2012 Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself ... Read more
Losing a pet - harder than I thought it would be.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      10 comments

Losing a pet is difficult - I think only those that are or have been pet owners can really understand this. Our cat - Toonces - would have been 19 yrs old next month but age had taken its toll on her. My husband took her to the vet today a... Read more
Clothing shopping - an aha moment!
Saturday, June 30, 2012      12 comments

The aha moment - when you realize what you have been working to achieve is now a reality. I wrote previously about that even though the scale has moved down and you know you have lost weight you sometimes feel fatter now than you did before... Read more
Sports/Exercise and children - great way to start them off (no matter their age!)
Thursday, June 07, 2012      3 comments

My grandson will be 18 mths old June 12th - last week he started soccer. I think this is great - gets kids active and interested in sports from an early age. He doesn't actually play the game per se but he is running and kicking the ball - lea... Read more
Why can't they package food to match serving sizes?
Thursday, May 31, 2012      8 comments

How frustrated are you with the sizes of products and the servicing sizes they say they contain? I know that since I have become more concious os what I'm eating - portion sizes etc I can see why many of are eating more than we think we ar... Read more
Monday, May 21, 2012      4 comments

Today I did it - I threw away my just in case clothes. You know the ones - the ones you keep just in case you gain some weight back. The clothes that you start to wear when you start to regain. You tell yourself that you will just wear t... Read more
Friday, May 18, 2012      5 comments

Woo Hoo!!! I finally got off of the 1 pound lost per week cycle and I lost 2 lbs this week. Have now finally reached 25 lbs lost goal - actually 25.5 lbs! Started at 196 and hit 170.5 BMI of 27.5 now at 23.8. This started my day... Read more
Mother`s Day - Bittersweet
Sunday, May 13, 2012      7 comments

Mother`s Day - has not been the best day for me this year. Just over two weeks since I lost my mom suddenly so still pretty raw. Have had to go through the last two weeks of Mother`s Day commercials in my face etc. Today would have also b... Read more
Dr`s Visit - BP of a teenager
Monday, May 07, 2012      5 comments

Went to the Dr`s today - just a regular visit to get my prescription renewals. Weight on their scale is down 25 lbs since last visit Oct 2011 - which was great since I had running shoes on this time and not last time. Since I started serio... Read more
Stress+ Food + no exercise = 1lb down?????
Friday, May 04, 2012      4 comments

This morning I went to do my weekly weigh in - positive I had gained. But that was going to be okay as I had been under a lot of stress all week. My mom passed suddenly last Friday morning (no condolences please) - as an only child and my dad... Read more
Move that needle on my scale?
Friday, April 20, 2012      3 comments

Well - came to the end of an already pretty down week and what happens when I step on the scale for my weekly weigh-in? Only down .5lbs. All week I stuck to my 1200 calories - worked out every night for about 20-30 minutes. Do 10 min ca... Read more
Go back in time - tell yourself what you know now?
Thursday, April 19, 2012      4 comments

I was responding to someone's blog. About how they were looking through old yearbooks and when they saw their picture they realized they were not the person they remembered themselves to be. The person who always felt they weren't good enough ... Read more
Why am I feeling like this?
Sunday, April 15, 2012      4 comments

I haven`t blogged for a couple of weeks. Guess I just don`t know what to write - or if I even want to write anything. Have found the last couple of weeks hard - a little down and not quite sure why. Haven`t been on the top of my game so t... Read more

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