Why can't I do this - WHY ?
Monday, March 25, 2019      4 comments

I have knows since Jan 1 I need a full knee replacement and in order to do this I have to lose 18 pounds. In reality, that is not a lot but I cant do it. I cant get myself to the gym, I am NOT eating right and I am becoming more and more depr... Read more
I do well, I fell down
Friday, January 25, 2019      4 comments

I did so well week 1. and then week 2 not so great and week 3 I didn't even get on the scale. WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME ? I have to get off 20 pounds to have my knee replacement done and I am so ready to have that done! SO VERY READY - I need back ... Read more
Climbing out of the hole - I see some light
Thursday, January 10, 2019      3 comments

OK, I am 4 days in on planning my meals for the day. I have brought lunch every day, I am IN LOVE with pre made protein shakes and they take place of snacking. I am not get exercising as I NEED sneakers but I plan to get back at the gym this w... Read more
Hitting Rock Bottom in many ways -
Monday, January 07, 2019      2 comments

My name is Shannon and I have been LOST from SparkPeople for over 4 years. I have gained 50+ pound. I need a knee replacement at age 48 - I've had a bad knee for years, its time. I need to lose 20 pounds to fit the criteria for the replacemen... Read more
More anxiety of the ..... well just more anxiety
Monday, November 17, 2014      2 comments

Well I did it! Im the pouring rain at 430am I went to the gym. This is going to take some getting use to again. I gave it a decent work out, I need to figure out how to get songs back to my IPOD and I will be much better. I'm anxiety ridden... Read more
Can't get out of my own way..
Friday, November 14, 2014      1 comments

Ok granted I have the flu and I am beyond exhausted but I am still trying to do home exercises. I have not been the best about it, but I did something and that is better than nothing right? Next Sunday is my son's Eagle Scout Ceremony and... Read more
Excuse me.... WHAT???
Wednesday, November 12, 2014      0 comments

Yesterday I came home from work exhausted, I have been worn out for day, but understand I run non stop with three kids and I have been fighting a cold that is winning. I was in bed a half hour after bring home so I didn't get too much exercise i... Read more
Tuesday, November 11, 2014      1 comments

Yes - I really did. I didn't get up at 430 - I tried, it didn't work, so I went at lunch time. I was met with 4 of my favorite machines NOT working at all, make me nuts so I rode the bike for about 40 minutes, Not the best work out at all BUT i... Read more
Bought the dress
Sunday, November 09, 2014      2 comments

So, yesterday I bought the dress. Its an 18. I wanted to cry. The others in the wedding party got size 4 6 and 8 and then there is me 18. My super encouraging husband said if I started losing weight when they go engaged I would not be this upse... Read more
Tomorrow is Purchase the Little Sage Dress Day.
Friday, November 07, 2014      3 comments

I knew this day was coming, I knew I had to go and put the dress on and get measured and pay for it. My husband says to me, "Well you had MONTHS to lose weight". Gee thanks, I needed to hear that. I KNOW THAT. It's what I do from here that mat... Read more
Take your Passion - And Make it Happen!
Thursday, November 06, 2014      0 comments

I got up early today, its office day, and I hate running late. The kids are off today and tomorrow from school so I had the house to myself and quiet. I've been reading this new book by the make up guru Mally and I tried some of the tips today... Read more
Wednesday, November 05, 2014      0 comments

I put this shirt on today in hopes it gives me the drive I need to get through today. I need to BE and AMAZING mom today, I need to BE am amazing sales person at work, because I really NEED the money. I need to BE amazingly calm today so I don'... Read more
Stay Patient and Trust your Journey - Mally Roncal
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      1 comments

As part of my Anxiety of the little sage bridesmaids dress, I have started to read the book Love, Lashes and Lipstick by Mally Roncal. I recently met her when I was on the Rachael Ray as part of a look younger make over, and make up mistakes seg... Read more
Anxiety of the little sage bridesmaids dress 11/3
Monday, November 03, 2014      1 comments

Well I knew I would NOT make the gym today. Getting home and into bed after 2am after freezing out on the cold for 6+ hours for a marching band competition has left me exhausted and still shivering today. I did however dig out my arm weights an... Read more
Anxiety of the little sage bridesmaids dress
Saturday, November 01, 2014      1 comments

180.4 pounds and I have to look great for my brother’s wedding. Is it possible to take out a home equity loan to pay to have my boobs lifted, my arms lipo’d and my legs cool sculpted? I really plan to go back on a diet and working out but after... Read more

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