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I will not be moved....
Sunday, September 18, 2011      10 comments

"I will stumble I will fall down But I will not be moved I will make mistakes I will face heartache But I will not be moved... And the chaos in my life Has been a badge I've worn Though I have been torn I will not be moved".... Read more
A little bit closer...
Sunday, September 04, 2011      3 comments

I weighed in yesterday and lost 1.4 lbs. I was pleased since last week was such a small loss. It still seems like that 100 lb mark is getting further away instead of closer but I'm determined not to get discouraged and give up the fight. I jo... Read more
So close....
Sunday, August 21, 2011      7 comments

I'm so close and so ready to hit my 100 lbs lost but it seems like the pounds are just not wanting to leave! I know I shouldn't complain because I have been successful so far and I intend to keep doing what it takes to reach my goals...BUT....I... Read more
Vacation musings....
Saturday, July 23, 2011      3 comments

For the past few years, we've tried to go on a family vacation about the same time every summer. Last year my daughters and I had been talking about starting a new diet. We decided to enjoy our vacation and then get started on the diet when we... Read more
BL Summer Challenge with the Sapphire's what keeps me losing!
Saturday, June 04, 2011      2 comments

We were asked to write a blog for our upcoming Summer Challenge...talking about what we expect from the challenge and how we'll stay on track. Some of you know my story from previous blogs and I would guess that most of us share similar stories.... Read more
Walking is a blessing, not a chore...
Saturday, April 16, 2011      13 comments

It hasn't been but a few months since I started this journey to getting healthy. I used to go to our lakefront and sit in my car and watch other people walking and riding their bikes and think I'd never be able to do that again. I was so heavy... Read more
Just for today...
Saturday, April 09, 2011      5 comments

"Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them--every day begin the task anew." Saint Francis de Sales My brother ... Read more
‎"Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow."~Aristotle
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      8 comments

‎"Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow."~Aristotle I read these words yesterday and they reminded me of my journey to getting healthy. I struggled with actually getting started with my weight los... Read more
Woohooo for my Winter Meltdown Buddy!
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      3 comments

My Winter Meltdown buddy is Sherree (Belafan)! We have a lot of things in common. We both love music...almost any kind. Music motivates us to keep moving even when we're ready to quit. We both joined Spark People and then took awhile to act... Read more
Leaving the 3's during Thanksgiving holidays!
Monday, November 29, 2010      12 comments

I knew I was getting close to going under 300 lbs the week of Thanksgiving. I was getting nervous about being able to keep eating healthier and staying on track. I normally weigh in on Friday morning so if I had a bad food day on Thursday at T... Read more
Mourning the food...
Sunday, November 07, 2010      8 comments

Ever have one of those days when you literally mourn the food you gave up? I've had those days but surprisingly it hasn't been that bad this time. I haven't banned any foods from my life like I did in the past when I used whatever diet to try ... Read more
Just 22 pounds....
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      9 comments

I was talking to my DH earlier and made the comment that I had such a long way to go to get to my goal...that I had "just lost 22 pounds". He told me to be proud of the 22 pounds...told me how good I was doing. He left the room and came back a... Read more
I've been absent from my life...
Thursday, October 28, 2010      3 comments

I was watching Oprah a few years ago and they were talking about weight loss and getting healthy. There was a woman in the audience talking when I tuned in and she sounded like I was feeling. After she finished, Oprah made the comment to her,... Read more
There's no food I could eat that would make it worth...
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      3 comments

"There's no food I could eat that would make it worth me dying and leaving my family and friends." I heard this statement on a tv show several years ago and it stuck with me. It obviously didn't make me start getting healthy right away b... Read more
Tired....but it's a "good tired"
Sunday, October 24, 2010      3 comments

This past week has been really busy. I had to work an extra day to make up some time and then had company come for the weekend. Our company was my DH's brother and his wife. They have planned to come several times but never actually came so ... Read more

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