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Task - Describe how you are feeling in one sentence
Thursday, August 01, 2013      15 comments

I am afraid I will never get down to a healthy weight.... Read more
Saturday, July 27, 2013      19 comments

I started a new job in February at a nonprofit agency. We have 8 people in our Pittsburgh office and 5 who work in various states across the country. Every quarter, we have a three-day period where everyone comes to town for meetings, etc., an... Read more
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      11 comments

Well, the good news is that my daughter doesn't have ulcers (even though her PCP has been treating her for them - without tests - for 4 years). The bad news is they don't know what's wrong. The GI doc did take several biopsies just in cas... Read more
Never Stop Worrying
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      10 comments

At hospital with my daughter who is having a gastroscopy done. I have been very calm for her but now that she has gone back I am a nervous wreck! She is 24 but I still worry as much as when she was 4. Mom's work is NEVER done. ... Read more
Xan's Fans
Friday, June 28, 2013      8 comments

As a mom and grandma, this story just breaks my heart. There is a 6-year-old boy, Alexander Moses, who is in Children's Hospital here in Pittsburgh. Xan, as he is called, has a rare neurodegenerative disease that is progressively taking ov... Read more
Heavy Thoughts
Thursday, June 27, 2013      13 comments

I have been reading through old blogs, from when I first joined SP and lost so much weight. I don't know why I thought life was smoother back then and that was why things worked for me. I had all sorts of issues back then, maybe even more ... Read more
Calorie Calculation 101
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      9 comments

A few years ago I was taking dietetics classes, with the thought of becoming a registered dietitian. It was an online course of study through the local community college. I told them upfront that I had a full-time job, and no one thought to te... Read more
Self Declaration (a poem written by my daughter)
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      16 comments

Self Declaration Today, I will not be a victim Of my own undoing. I will stand tall, looking the world in the face and as The world looks back at me I will be empowered by Every smile that meets my face and every glare That is sup... Read more
Losing 100 Pounds ... or More
Monday, June 24, 2013      18 comments

These are reminders for me - if it helps anyone else so much the better! You can safely aim to lose 1 percent of your body weight per week; a person weighing 250 pounds should aim for a 2.5-pound loss per week, eating about 1,250 calories l... Read more
Inspirational Quotes from Gandhi
Saturday, June 22, 2013      11 comments

Thanks to Calidreamer76 for sharing with me: ... Read more
Monday, June 03, 2013      16 comments

Happy anniversary to my husband, Tony. Here's to the next 34 years! ... Read more
My Family
Thursday, May 30, 2013      12 comments

I've been told it's hard to see my family in the group pictures, so I thought I'd share some more. This is my husband, who usually hides from the camera. I am surprised... Read more
Family Reunion
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      14 comments

We traveled to New York this weekend for my husband's family reunion. It is his Aunt Camille's birthday on the 30th, and back in the day they had a party every year on Memorial Day weekend. Time and distance have gotten in the way but after se... Read more
Spark Solution
Sunday, May 12, 2013      11 comments

I am starting the Spark Solution challenge tomorrow. I celebrated my graduation a bit too much and I broke my calories in range streak. I have been out of range the past 4 days, although it could have been much worse. Of course, I c... Read more
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      20 comments

My co-workers are the best. They threw a little graduation celebration for me today. ------------... Read more

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