RASTUS55's Blogs

Before and Now....
Sunday, September 16, 2012      11 comments

December 2011 I weighed in at 324 pounds and in a size 30 jeans. This is when I started with my bariatric surgery team who then put me on a diet and exercise plan from whi... Read more
A New Lease on Life!
Sunday, August 26, 2012      13 comments

First off...... I just want to thank my good friends Doreen, Kim and Kelly for sticking by me and always checking on me. I have been blessed with so many loyal friends and I love you guys with all of my heart! As many of you know I went th... Read more
Long Over Due Update...
Sunday, April 08, 2012      11 comments

It has been a long while since I have updated many things in Sparkpeople and I apologize to all my precious friends that I have made in here. So I am writing to you today to give you a long over due update so you know what has been happening in ... Read more
Meet Mogi...A New Family Member! :-D
Thursday, October 14, 2010      12 comments

Long time no see guys....The last time we met here life was kicking my butt all over the place. I decided to take some time off and I gained a lot of peace of mind in that time but also gained some weight back! Got a little to relaxed! But I am ... Read more
Completely OFF the beaten track....
Monday, July 12, 2010      13 comments

All I can say is 2010 is really throwing a whole lot of BS my way. It is taking its toll because I found myself eating my way through all of last week. I shouldn't complain because there are others that are much worse off then I but it seems to ... Read more
Fishing Vacation Gone Awry...argghh!
Thursday, July 01, 2010      12 comments

As most of you know I am completely BERSERK over fishing....well berserk in general anyway! LOL! Well wouldn't ya know it we have had a ton of rain....in just two days alone we got 6 inches and that is just a drop in the bucket of what we have g... Read more
Photography Day!!!
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      13 comments

Last week we were contacted and informed that the photographers were coming to shoot pictures of our garden for Country Gardens magazine on Monday the 28th..... that is when everything started to get "REAL" and so exciting. They arrived at 6:00... Read more
The lost is found!
Sunday, June 13, 2010      14 comments

Hi all my most favorite Sparkpeople friends!!! I know I have been a missing piece to the sparkpeople puzzle but things have been unusually busy this spring with work and the need to enjoy the nice weather while it is here. ... Read more
More photos of Special Moments with our New Grandson...
Sunday, May 16, 2010      13 comments

Hello everyone!!! I can't thank you enough for all the well wishes we have received from our Sparkpeople family here!! I definitely FEEL THE LOVE!!! It is times like these that make me so grateful for finding this very special community. The thi... Read more
Our New Grandson is just precious!!!!
Friday, May 14, 2010      16 comments

Today my daughter brought into the world our second grandson....Coleton Marcus Larsen. His middle name was given to him in honor of his PaPa Smith. Papa has been through the roughest of times with his health and with financial ruin so this was a... Read more
Plateau blues....
Saturday, May 08, 2010      14 comments

My weight has stayed the same since Christmas which is the longest plateau I have ever had in my life! I will say that much of it is due to lack of exercise but my nutritional efforts have not changed...still on track there. I stay on the lower ... Read more
Sunday, April 25, 2010      11 comments

Yes I am completely NUTTY over fishing...as if you didn't notice! We finally bought our license and headed out. Didn't catch anything but just sitting there on the river bank enjoying my Grandson learning to cast with his little rod was just to ... Read more
Many ways to exercise when you live on the farm....
Sunday, April 18, 2010      14 comments

As many of you already know I was very busy yesterday cleaning up after my " girls "which is a chicken keepers nickname for their beloved hens that leave more then just "hen fruit" deposits. After a long winter of being stuck inside you can only... Read more
Life is ONE BIG SOAP OPERA sometimes...
Saturday, April 10, 2010      14 comments

GADZOOKS......2010 has been an up and down journey for this old broad it seems like! But I didn't comp... Read more

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