TASC72's Blogs

Valleys and shadows
Wednesday, August 23, 2017      2 comments

Life in the Cash household is currently hectic and stressful. My husband of nearly 19 years, himself only 47, is battling PKD, polycystic kidney disease. He is currently on the transplant list at Mayo in Jacksonville. Recently, he's been ... Read more
WW, two months in...
Sunday, March 20, 2016      7 comments

So, I've been on the new WW plan nearly two months, and I'm seeing some things. First, joining WW encouraged me to reconnect with Sparkpeople, so I've also been logging all my foods here as well. This has led me to some observations. F... Read more
Off the plateau
Monday, March 14, 2016      1 comments

Finally! Weighed myself today. I'm down to 165. I haven't been in the 160's in YEARS. So happy to see that number, b/c I've fought with 170-75 for over a month. Up, down, up, down. It just wouldn't budge. I admit to getting discouraged... Read more
An historical tour
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      2 comments

At Fort Frederica, Saint Simon's Island, Ga. Read more here: http://www.nps.gov/fofr/index.
htm So yesterday was Dh's last day off before graveyard, and we decided to visit FF. I haven't been there since I was in elementary school, and... Read more
A day of highs and lows
Saturday, March 05, 2016      2 comments

Today marks 2 years (almost to the hour now), that my mama fell in the nursing home, hit her head and eventually went into a coma (they didn't send her to the ER for nearly 8 hours) and died (even after brain surgery) 13 days later. She had... Read more
Being led astray...
Saturday, February 27, 2016      5 comments

Y'all. Y'aaaaaaalllll!!! I made a cake. A cinnamon (sin-namon) apple cake with buttercream frosting and cinnamon sugar sprinkles for our church benevolence committee (for a grieving family). I was okay with the lovely scent pervading... Read more
Friday, February 26, 2016      1 comments

Non scale victory, that is! Last night, after spending nearly two hours in 52 degree (windy) weather for Ds's baseball evaluations, Dh suggested we eat out. His choice? Western Sizzlin, a local steakhouse/buffet. I was good with that, ... Read more
Sugar Free
Thursday, February 25, 2016      2 comments

And still as sweet as can be! Yesterday marks one month since I had a full sugar soda. I've turned to water, unsweet tea (with LOTS of lemon), and flavored diet teas and waters (hello Snapple Diet with lemon, and Sparkling Ice). My blo... Read more
My funny Valentine
Sunday, February 14, 2016      1 comments

It's that time of year again. Time for roses, chocolates, candlelit dinners, love. It's also (unfortunately) a time when many people feel self hate, defeat, worthless and useless. Maybe it's because we ate too much/weigh too much, forgot ... Read more
A little history, and a time for change
Saturday, February 13, 2016      7 comments

So, about me. I wasn't always fat. At birth, I weighed under five pounds and remained skinny through most of my teen years. In college, I packed on the pounds. In my twenties, I lost 90 pounds on my own by going low fat and walking eve... Read more