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Updating a blog from 8 years ago today...I have come so far....
Sunday, June 03, 2018      6 comments

On this date 8 years ago, I was 2 months post chemo and cancer free. A friend of mine had posted a quote that rocked me to the core back then! The Quote reads... You can't get to a place that you don't believe exists. ~Unknown~ This qu... Read more
Change is in the air!
Sunday, May 13, 2018      5 comments

These last few weeks have been stressful what with work and other....stuff! *LOL* I'm being transferred back to my original office next month and with my roommate & I are parting ways in the next two months, I started looking for a new home. Arr... Read more
Lesson of the day
Sunday, April 29, 2018      7 comments

Weighed in this morning, down 3.6 pounds. Surpassed my second goal... 73 POUNDS FROM HIGHEST WEIGHT 53 SINCE JOINED SP 31.2 SINCE January 14th 2018 I'm tickled pink and even more determined to continue my journey. Our topi... Read more
A Happy Update to This Morning's Post
Sunday, April 15, 2018      2 comments

As it turns out I was wrong about the probably gaining...I need to stop listening to my inner Gremlin (his name is Grim) ...I truly believed that was the case! However, I lost 2.2 pounds and hit my 25-pound goal. Must start listening to my inner... Read more
Sunday musings on this ever surprising journey -What a week!
Sunday, April 15, 2018      4 comments

Good morning and happy Sunday! I am certain today that when I weigh in, at the very least, I will weigh the same, or more than likely, I will have gained a couple of pounds. And surprisingly, I am okay with that. This week has been filled w... Read more
I DID IT!!
Sunday, March 04, 2018      10 comments

Today is a banner day for me and I'm too happy to keep it to myself. January 14th, I started Weight Watchers...Today I am 1 pound under my first goal for a total of 17.8 pounds since my first weigh in. (I have been dancing around this goal for s... Read more
So begins my journey to 60...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018      4 comments

It's time...time to pack up and head out of the cold, stark, beauty of Mount Charleston and wend my way back to the only slightly warmer city. After getting a bit of breakfast, I'll head home to unpack and try to make some sense of my poor room,... Read more
My New Year and I'm defintely a new me!
Tuesday, February 20, 2018      3 comments

I am 3 pounds away from my first goal and I am so jazzed. I had hoped to reach it by my birthday, but I'm so not upset. I keep making progress every weigh-in and while I know I will have weigh-ins with little or no loss and the occasional gain, ... Read more
More Happy Dancing
Sunday, February 04, 2018      2 comments

Down another 3 pounds this week for a total of 10 pounds! I LOVE my WW group and Leader! I have tried Weight Watchers several times since my young adulthood and never enjoyed or felt as supported as I am now. I eagerly look forward to going to m... Read more
Happy Dancing!!
Monday, January 22, 2018      3 comments

I had a successful first week and have totally surprised myself in the process. I guess I need to start with my first meeting. I walked into the meeting much as I always do when going into a situation where I know no one...timidly and hesitantly... Read more
Coming back to myself (warning: longish post)
Saturday, January 20, 2018      4 comments

I have to say that I was happy to see 2017 go. It was a rough year, most especially the second half. Looking back now I can see that I was not my "normal" self for the most part of the year. Part of it was a bit of depression I think, part of it... Read more
Shock...Anger...
Monday, October 02, 2017      4 comments

Trying unsuccessfully to wrap my brain around what happened here last night...one more tragedy to add to my “hows and whys” ... The outpouring of love and support has been overwhelming and I am so proud of my city and my neighbors! We may ... Read more
Shock...Anger...
Monday, October 02, 2017      3 comments

Trying unsuccessfully to wrap my brain around what happened here last night...one more tragedy to add to my “hows and whys” ... The outpouring of love and support has been overwhelming and I am so proud of my city and my neighbors! We may ... Read more
Lovely vacation....back to "real" life with lessons learned
Sunday, June 04, 2017      3 comments

It's hard to believe it's back to work tomorrow. I am relaxed and pleased with what I have accomplished. I am going to make a concentrated effort to keep this feeling of peace flowing through me come what may. During this time, I have l... Read more
Once More With Feeling
Friday, June 02, 2017      2 comments

After having wandered through the first 6 months of the year in a hazy daze, I find the haze is lifting finally and I want/need to get back with my program. The first few days are dedicated to clearing out ALOT of accumulated clutter in my room ... Read more

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