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Great end to the summer!
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      1 comments

My weekend....mowed grass Friday and finished up Saturday. Went to the gym Saturday. Bought a $5 t-shirt there and left my Nook on the desk when I paid for it. Didn't realize it until that night. It was locked up in the office with no staff to r... Read more
Mall of America
Thursday, June 24, 2010      2 comments

Here's a quick synopsis of my trip. I'll try not to bore you with too many details: I took my daughter and two oldest grandchildren. Boy, age 10 and girl, age 6. The ... Read more
From the mouth of babes!
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      5 comments

My daughter was showing her high school prom pictures to her 6 year old daughter. I was at my heaviest then and there is a pic of me standing next to DD and I am wearing a less than flattering skirt and blouse. I look 10 years younger NOW and th... Read more
Packing for the 4th!
Thursday, July 02, 2009      0 comments

We're headed to the coast for the 4th. Here's a copy of the checklist I keep on the computer to make sure I don't forget any of DS's neccessities. He has Duchenne muscular dystrophy and is ventilator dependant, so after packing, I really NEED a ... Read more
Regis and Kelly
Wednesday, April 08, 2009      2 comments

I got tickets for the taping of "Live: with Regis and Kelly" in New Orleans and drove down for it yesterday with my sister. They taped the one we attended and it will air tomorrow (Thursday). But don't bother looking for me in the crowd. We were... Read more
"Willpower" vs "Self-control"
Friday, November 14, 2008      0 comments

This is a commentary that I posted in a Sparkpeople Cafe' thread titled, "Self Control...Who's in Charge? Me or Food?" I've been thinking about this subject the last couple of days and I have decided that I don't like the word "willpower... Read more
Top 10 Things I'm Depriving Myself Of
Wednesday, January 09, 2008      2 comments

Like a lot of dieters I started strong and saw the scale drop quickly in the beginning. Then as the weight came off, the scale started slowing down and I am faced with lowering my calories even more and/or increasing my exercise length or intens... Read more
New year, new focus
Wednesday, January 02, 2008      1 comments

OK, so blogging is obviously not my thing....who has the time? I do well to find the time to log my food and check in with my teams occasionally. But I just wanted to make a public contract with myself to refocus on my new goals. I promi... Read more
Been a very bad girl!
Saturday, September 15, 2007      2 comments

I've been booted off the Community Team because I haven't been posting on the boards or in my blog enough! :-( I still love Spark and believe in it's mission and am so appreciative of what it did for me. I just found that I was spending ... Read more
Wednesday, August 15, 2007      1 comments

I've been stuck for a while and now have actually gained a couple of pounds. I'm really starting to think I will never reach my goal. But I know if I give up entirely, I will rocket back up to 200+. So I'm struggling to hang in there and keep tr... Read more
Saturday, June 30, 2007      0 comments

We finally got the RV back from having the door modified to fit Dustin's wheelchair and got a ramp built for it. We saw a news segment on television about the new "high end" RV's and even tent camping with tour companies that provide gourmet mea... Read more
The Secret
Thursday, June 07, 2007      4 comments

OK, so I was watching Oprah yesterday and I heard her say she's giving away trips to Chicago to see a taping of her show with a hotel spa package so I go online to register and I see a link to "The Secret", which I've heard her talk about, but I... Read more
Friday, May 25, 2007      1 comments

Wow! I see it's been over a month since my last entry. Time passes quickly when you're busy. We got a purchase agreement on our house on Easter Sunday and I've been BUSY ever since. We had been in our house 22 years and although I don't consi... Read more
Self sabotage
Thursday, April 19, 2007      1 comments

I've seen other people post this, but it has finally soaked into this thick brain of mine! I've been sabotaging myself by weighing everyday! Because when I don't like what the scale says I think, "what's the use?" and eat too much. And when the ... Read more
The Gift of Life
Tuesday, April 03, 2007      2 comments

The cardiologist said that Dustin's lastest heart monitor results look good. No more palpitations. We are looking into buying an RV and adapting it to accomodate a wheelchair with strap downs and a sofa area large enough to remove the sofa and r... Read more

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