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67 lbs. gone!!!
Monday, June 21, 2010      2 comments

Happy First Day of Summer everyone! I used to hate Mondays,but now I look forward to weighing in! The hard work is paying off big time!!! I've been making good choices and it works. No guilt,shame or depression any more. I only have 43 lbs. le... Read more
I love a ticking time bomb.
Thursday, June 10, 2010      3 comments

I have watched my cousin get dangerously obese for quite some time now. She is only one of three living relatives I have left in the world. She has seen me lose 65 lbs. in the last 8 months. I have never suggested to her that she should lose wei... Read more
No excuses,share the joy!!
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      1 comments

Remember when all we had was celery,Tab...............and air? WOW, times have changed! We have so many choices out there now. We also have the Internet to help us find all the tools we need for a healthier lifestyle. I never found it easier t... Read more
Take notice of your body. You'll be amazed!!
Sunday, June 06, 2010      2 comments

You used to be bigger, now you are losing weight. You may have lost 20,30, 50 lbs. or more. Your clothes swim on you. Friends and family compliment you on your success. But, what do you do when the compliments stop, and everyone is used to you ... Read more
Simple things bring happiness!!
Friday, May 14, 2010      1 comments

I know this is a weird subject, and I know no one really wants to talk about it, but I must. After losing almost 60 lbs., I'm able to do this simple thing that brings me joy. I'm not talking about sex, I'm talking about simple hygiene. Being abl... Read more
Monday, May 03, 2010      0 comments

I can't believe it, after almost 7 months of my lifestyle change, I'm now under 200 lbs. I swore that by the end of April, I'd do it. This goal consumed my life! I've been working hard and steady to achieve this, and I'm really jazzed to lose t... Read more
How cheap are you?
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      2 comments

Hey guys, are you a cheapskate? (aka, bargin hunter) As old-fashoned as my VHS machine is, I can always find cheap videos at thrift stores. I've been getting a little bored with my video workouts lately, so I went to a local thrift store this we... Read more
50 gone,50 or so,to go!!
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      3 comments

Well, it's taken me 6 months to lose 50 lbs. I gotta tell ya, I FEEL INCREDIBLE! My knees and feet thank me every day by being pain free again! I hit a plateau in March, but with a couple of adjustments to my routine, I'm slowly losing again. If... Read more
Can you do this 1hr. a day, 7 days a week?
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      3 comments

I watched the Today show on NBC this morning, and was told that if you are 45 yrs. old or older, you have to do 1hr. of aerobics, 7 days a week to lose any weight. R U Kidding me? I do at least 30mins. a day, 5 days a week plus toning during the... Read more
Fire up the grill for BUFFALO burgers! (and hotdogs too!)
Sunday, March 14, 2010      0 comments

Yes, it is so. I tried buffalo burgers and buffalo hot dogs for the first time this week-end. I have to say, (sorry, Sabbarett's) they were the best hot dogs I ever ate. The meat is rich in beefy flavor with out all the fat and calories. A 3.5 o... Read more
Has anyone eaten Flatouts?
Sunday, March 14, 2010      5 comments

I discovered these amazing low fat, low calorie flat breads about a month ago, and I'm hooked! (go to for all the info and recipes. I haven't purchased a loaf of bread or hotdog/hamburger rolls since I found these tasty, ve... Read more
My Valentine's gift to myself.
Monday, February 15, 2010      0 comments

I had a very successful week and I'm soooooooooooo jazzed up to continue my weight loss! I actually lost 5 lbs. this past week!! I ate well and got my big butt really moving and worked out. I'm also enjoying the Olympics. I have such respect and... Read more
Free trial for Acai berry and colon cleanse a big fat SCAM!
Thursday, February 11, 2010      1 comments

Please don't let this happen to you. You see it every day when you log onto your computers. Free trials for these products. All you have to do is pay shipping charges anywhere from 99 cents to $3.99. I thought this was a great deal until I found... Read more
Hot flashes and night sweats? This may help you.
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      0 comments

As I'm watching Rachel Ray, they are talking about this subject. I'm agreeing with the expert she has on the show. She says diet has alot to do with the symptoms. I have stopped eating refined foods, like sugar and all other "white foods." I us... Read more
FIBER,FIBER,FIBER, pooh your way to good health!
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      4 comments

Gross yes, but it's the only way! lol I've been eating lots of oatmeal,low fat granola,fresh and frozen fruits and veggies, and yes, those gassy beans. I'm not much fun to be around, but I'm feeling full and losing weight. Oct. 7, 2009 I weighed... Read more

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