31 pounds/July 31
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      6 comments

It took me long enough but the sense of accomplishment is still such a rush! Since today is the 31st of July, I thought it might be significant to post the pic of my ... Read more
Happy Hump Day
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      2 comments

My daughter and I got home from Colorado on Sunday (actually Monday morning). We had a great time (although not long enough). We covered over 1400 miles and walked mountain trails and Estes Park blocks. I did indulge my sweet tooth with... Read more
Just a note:
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      2 comments

I feel like I've been out of the loop lately - we've been so busy at home that I sometimes don't even get to the computer to log my food over the weekend. And I know I will probably not have access to a computer while on my vacation - ... Read more
Meeting the Heat with a SMILE
Monday, July 02, 2012      3 comments

I cannot remember the last time I was able to be outside (in the summer) without feeling like I was melting. Don't get me wrong - it's dangerously hot here in St Louis ri... Read more
Thankful Thursday
Thursday, June 21, 2012      3 comments

I am thankful for this new-found sense of freedom I feel. It permeates my being. Allowing myself to know that anything is possible has opened up new doors for me. ... Read more
Chia and Flax seeds
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      2 comments

I read an article by Dr Oz promoting the benefits of Chia and flax seeds. I've been using ground flax for some time but had never heard of the Chia seeds. So, the last time I ordered from our co-op I saw they were available so I ordered some. ... Read more
I Am
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      1 comments

I am so excited about my progress. Another 2 pounds and now I'm in a whole new set of numbers - 289#!!!! I was looking over my short term goals and realized I am ahead of my own game and might have to make some minor adjustments - hopeful... Read more
Monday, June 18, 2012      1 comments

emoticon This year we aren't planning a big trip anywhere. We're just planning a couple "long" weekends. ... Read more
Back in the saddle again
Monday, June 11, 2012      2 comments

emoticonNot exactly the saddle but I'm back at the gym - riding the stationery bike - and already reaping the rew... Read more
No less
Thursday, May 10, 2012      3 comments

I was able to test my determination (and my developing theory) that this is a journey - a beginning of a new life(style). This past weekend we went out of town for my great-nephews First Communion. It's the first time I've been away from h... Read more
Let me out.....
Thursday, May 03, 2012      2 comments

A perfect example of how I don't always realize what I'm putting in my mouth - Yesterday the Student Life group on campus sponsored a BBQ - for $3 you could get a pork stead (OK), potato salad (nope) cookie (nope) and a beverage (diet coke OK)... Read more
Broke the 300 Barrier
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      2 comments

Drum roll for me please........ I am now under 300 lbs! Only by two pounds but that's OK.....it just seems like such a huge accomplishment that I had to put it in writing.... ... Read more
Weighday Wednesday (2)
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      0 comments

Another week with no changes. Not sure if I should be happy or sad or what.... Read more
Carbs, carbs, carbs
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      2 comments

emoticon Today is one of those days when I'd just kill for a cupcake, or donut, or just something I know wouldn... Read more
Weighday Wednesday- Scale Determinator
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      1 comments

emoticon Tuesdays were my "weigh" days but I came up with this little gimmick for myself and decided if I change... Read more

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