I think I can, I think I can.......
Sunday, January 22, 2012      4 comments

I know that I've been missing in action for the past three months, but that doesn't mean that have fallen off the wagon. I've been a little derailed at times, but still focusing on the ultimate goal - becoming healthier! To start with, I'v... Read more
Time to Re-Focus on the basics of the Dukan Diet
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      8 comments

Well, after being within 0.1 pound of losing 35 pounds for weeks, the frustration has been rising. It didn't help that within this time period I was stung by a bee and had a very nasty reaction; got put on prednisone, antibiotics, etc. and sti... Read more
Thanks for the prayers...and keep them coming!
Friday, September 23, 2011      4 comments

Thanks for all of your prayers! I just returned home from the second trip to Mayo Clinic with my parents. My mom was diagnosed with lymphoma, more specifically Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, and we now have more answers. A bone marrow biopsy a... Read more
Please say a prayer....
Saturday, September 10, 2011      9 comments

This past week was a whirlwind in so many ways. I got a phone call from my mom stating that she had gone to her doctor and had a chest xray and the results were not good - they believe that she has lymphona (cancer of the lymph nodes). So, she... Read more
Happy Dance is going on....
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      11 comments

I just needed to curb my enthusiasm for a minute and report that I've lost over 25 pounds since I started the Dukan Diet on May 10th! I have NEVER stayed with a diet long enough to lose 25 pounds! This is truly a way of eating that has me so f... Read more
The Results Are In....
Thursday, July 14, 2011      10 comments

I almost forgot to report some pretty exciting results from my recent visit to my family doctor for the dreaded annual physical. My cholesterol results were amazing. The only thing that has truly changed is adopting the Dukan Diet. Here are t... Read more
On the Roller Coaster of Summer...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      3 comments

Well, I think I'm finally starting to get off of the plateau that I've been on for about 2 weeks! To be blatantly honest, the plateau is due to lack of exercise. Amazing what a little lapse of judgement can do for my progress! I started exerc... Read more
Doing Cartwheels on the Dukan Diet!
Friday, June 24, 2011      12 comments

Okay, before anyone really thinks I'm actually doing a cartwheel...relax. The only cartwheels that this body can do is a "virtual" cartwheel...and I'm doing a lot of them right now! Today is the official day that I lost exactly 20 pounds doing ... Read more
Dukan Diet - What a journey!
Friday, June 17, 2011      5 comments

Today I weighed in - and once again the scale was down! So far, I have lost about 19 pounds since May 10th. There are days that I absolutely expect the scale to go the "other" way, and it still goes the "right" way! Yesterday was one of those... Read more
Almost One Month on the Dukan Diet...
Thursday, June 09, 2011      5 comments

Well, it's been almost one month on the Dukan Diet...and I've lost about 13 - 15 pounds. (I started the diet unofficially at 208 - officially at 206 once I got the book) I am feeling so good - not tired, or moody or HUNGRY! Today two people t... Read more
I'm Doing the Dukan Diet...and I LIKE IT!!!
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      7 comments

I started the Dukan Diet on May 10th. Prior to that, I achieved (sadly) my highest weight of all time. I started this diet/lifestyle change weighing 206. After only being on the diet for 7 days, I lost 7 pounds (I'm officially in One-derland)... Read more
Bittersweet Victory
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      2 comments

This is the first time that my weight could have cost me a job. I am currently at my all-time high weight of 197, which in itself makes me want to cry. I received a lay-off notice in April...and was told that my job was ending in early June. ... Read more
One Word Answers
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      3 comments

Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Where is your cell phone? Purse Spouse? Wonderful Your hair? Curly Y... Read more
1 Year SparkPeople Anniversary Today
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      8 comments

Well, today is my one year anniversary on SP. I know that I have greatly improved my health. I know that I've learned a lot about myself and what it takes to get me motivated...and sometimes I simply need a good kick in the hindside. Even alt... Read more
A New Bath Scale....
Sunday, January 10, 2010      7 comments

Today I purchased a new bath scale. I'm not blaming my progress/or lack of progress on my scale...but I've had this scale that does crazy things. I've replaced the battery, etc. and it still just gives random my height when it s... Read more

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