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Swapping one problem for another!!!
Thursday, April 10, 2008      5 comments

This is a post I recently put on one of my team threads and I realized it might be something others have encountered. So I am making a blog of it so maybe more people will see it. I thought I was doing pretty good with my emotional eating.... Read more
Granny was right- Warning may be gross!!!
Monday, March 31, 2008      4 comments

I had an elderly German grandmother. My Mom was the 8th of 9 kids and I was the last of 7 kids so my grandmother was old when I was born. I don't know if this is a charming German habit or what but I can remember my Grandmother asking my Mom i... Read more
I am getting use to it but still come on!!!!!
Saturday, March 22, 2008      3 comments

I am stuck in the 180's and it feels like a pit of quick sand I can not get out of. It is kind of driving me crazy but I am getting use to it. My body has changed I can feel that clothes are looser. My father in law who asks every time I see ... Read more
I guess this is where I stop.
Wednesday, March 05, 2008      4 comments

It has been three long weeks of trying and adding strength training but I guess 182 is where my body wants to stop. I don't know at this point what more I can do. I hear cut calories, add calories, cycle calories, fast, exercise harder, longer... Read more
Family differences
Sunday, March 02, 2008      3 comments

Okay I go thrift store shopping with my Mom and sister about once a month. We were all the same size so we always were shopping the same part of the stores. Well yesterday I realized I no longer am a plus size and I was looking for way differe... Read more
I have lost my identity!!!!
Friday, January 18, 2008      4 comments

This may seem odd but I realized just yesterday that I am halfway to my goal. I no longer have to go to the plus size section when I shop. But then I realized part of my identity was gone. I often referred to myself as a chubby chunk, a big g... Read more
Squishie Turtle Progress Report
Saturday, January 05, 2008      2 comments

Well the holidays are over and I managed to loose weight during them. This is really a big deal for me and probably for most of you that are on this healthy journal. I was reveiwing my progress and while I have lost 20 pounds I have still only... Read more
The Squishie Turtles
Wednesday, December 19, 2007      0 comments

Well I managed this week to squeek in to the 180's. Not so much a leap as a tiny little step. This slow weight loss and my comment on another thread about feeling squishier(a word it turns out everyone thinks is funny) has resulted in creatin... Read more
What a work out trying to get away from a gym salesman
Friday, December 14, 2007      2 comments

We have a Gold's gym in our area only about 3 miles from house. We recently received a flyer with a discount for joining plus a free 7 day pass. I went in today because I wanted to use the pass but unfortunately at the front desk I must have ... Read more
So this is what I look like dressed Silly,Up and Work
Wednesday, December 12, 2007      1 comments

I have mentioned that I work outside and that it is cold here. So today when I got home from work I had my son take a picture of me. I need to take one outside in better light but this will get the point across of what I look like pretty much ... Read more
I have lowered my BMI by 3 points.
Thursday, December 06, 2007      2 comments

I was goofing around on the computer tonight and ran across the BMI calculator. I started putting in numbers for where I am now and where I was. I went from a 33.5 BMI to a 30 BMI. I am almost out of the obese category. Still don't know if I... Read more
I gain and loose 15 pounds a day!!!!
Friday, November 30, 2007      3 comments

That may sound odd to all of you but it happens to me everyday during the winter. I work as a school crossing guard so twice a day I am outside for about 2.5 hours. The other day when I got home in full winter gear I decided to weigh myself. ... Read more
Scary new territory
Tuesday, November 27, 2007      1 comments

I realize that when I weigh in tomorrow I may be hitting a weight I have not been at for almost a decade. So I have to stop and ask myself why does that thought scare me. I should be over joyed that my healthy journey has been farily successfu... Read more
Not sure I want to do this anymore
Tuesday, November 20, 2007      4 comments

Okay today I woke up and it hit me that I don't want to do this anymore. I don't know why I am hitting a wall at this point. I have lost weight over the last nine weeks and have seen clothes get baggier. Maybe it is because I am tired today... Read more
The silly things we do when we weigh ourselves
Wednesday, November 07, 2007      2 comments

My new scale is not always accurate. Today I had about a 4 pound swing in between the various weights it was giving me. I have decided that these home scales are just not that accurate or I am still buying too cheap of a scale. LOL!!! Anyway... Read more

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