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Valentine's Day 1994
Saturday, February 15, 2014      1 comments

That day was amazing. Ken and I traveled to San Francisco for a vacation. He took me to the top of the Marriott with a view overlooking the city. There he asked me to marry him. He was so romantic. I couldn't believe a man like him loved me that... Read more
Day 53
Sunday, January 19, 2014      3 comments

Sadness is overwhelming me today. 53 days ago my husband passed suddenly, and it is becoming more real every day.... Read more
The Greatest Loss of my Life
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      6 comments

I lost my husband, soul mate and best friend, Kenneth, suddenly on 11/27/13. due to a blood clot in his heart. From the Chicago-land area, in '99 we moved from the Midwest to beautiful Dana Point, CA. We were constantly together: working,... Read more
I can't walk anywhere! I'm done!!!!!! 23 days to surgery.
Sunday, August 25, 2013      4 comments

The other day my daughter asked me to go shopping with her. That sounded like torture because my knees hurt so much now. 2000 I twisted my back and left knee, and while the back got better after 6 weeks, the knee was never the same. Now I h... Read more
Today is my new beginning. A note to myself.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      2 comments

For the month of February I have been ill with the stomach flu, then the cold flu, ear infections, etc. Today I feel a lot better, not perfect, but motivated to get back on track. I didn't think this flu season would be that bad, but it has been... Read more
Back on track after family visit
Sunday, February 03, 2013      3 comments

I was fortunate to have family visit the past week. It was crazy and fun. I am known for my French Toast, which I never prepare unless family is here. I also bought many food items we never have in the house. My eating got out of control. ... Read more
How I Stop Compulsive Eating
Thursday, January 17, 2013      1 comments

I work on my managing compulsive eating in several ways: Reduce feelings of being out of control: 1) First get a lot of sleep. 2) Eat more protein and some healthy fats all through the day. 3) Find activities to stay busy at night. Check ... Read more
Interview woes.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday I interviewed for a new position that I really wanted to win. It was a government position. The interview consists of only how well you answer10 questions, and then you are prioritized on the results. I did not estimate the correct typ... Read more
I found a snack that satisfies me & I quit eating all night!
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      2 comments

Fitness Goals: GOOD! I have been exercising, that is not a problem for me. I am stronger and can do things much better than last year. Nutritional Goals: BAD! I was eating from dinner to bedtime and couldn't stop. I tried many tricks: eat... Read more
Am I addicted to Wheat
Saturday, January 05, 2013      0 comments

Well, it's been several days on my journey to start a wheat free life. My pain level has dropped significantly. I started walking more, despite my arthritic knees. One unexpected issue was my emotions. I became extremely unhappy for a few days. ... Read more
Monday, December 31, 2012      2 comments

This is my year to be the woman I've always wanted to be. This year I will put YENGLISH100 first. Starting 1/1/2013, I will focus on taking the steps to achieve my goals. Ever since I can remember I've known that I wanted to lose weight and be h... Read more
Recapping the year's weight loss
Wednesday, December 26, 2012      3 comments

I was hoping to lose at least 50 pounds this year, but I will be happy with 31 pounds. I am a lot happier at 243 than I was at 274. Yeah self! And I am a lot stronger than in January. Yeah self! I look forward to another positive year ... Read more
December 17, 1978 - A Day I will never forget.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      3 comments

I was 30 years old, a mother of 2 and pregnant with number 3. My plan was to quit my job and stay home with my children. However, on that dreadful day, my husband was killed in an accident. It was one of the toughest times in my life. We were yo... Read more
December 14th Blog
Saturday, December 15, 2012      0 comments

Hi myself. I am proud of you today. You not only input all that you ate, but also stayed in your calorie range. Since surgery in October, it's been more difficult to stay within your calories. You will count today as Day One! You will make ... Read more
Post Surgery Positive Results
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      4 comments

Six days ago I had surgery to have my remaining breast reduced and fat injections to add some minimal size to the mastectomy side. The results of the surgery are so much better than anticipated. Even my husband likes the perkier reduced br... Read more

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