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My tongue wants sweets
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      8 comments

Head hunger? NOPE! Tongue hunger? YEP! My stomach isn't making even the slightest bit of noise. Our bodies were designed so that our tummy would woof at us (a/k/a growl) when our body NEEDS food. And stop growling when it is not hungry anymore. ... Read more
2 little words... control freak
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      2 comments

Ok so this blog is going to be about a lot of different things, because it has been a crazy couple weeks. First, my BFF and I finished the bible study called Discerning the Voice of God. If you get a chance to do that one it was wonderful.... Read more
Size 12 non-stretchy Levi's
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      9 comments

A few years ago when LanaLouise got me started on Sparkpeople.com we kept saying that our first goal was a pair of size 12 not stretchy Levi's. So back in September I was thrilled to get them up over my hips, after months of working out it was a... Read more
6 month bandaversary - 26 pounds and 1/3 of the way there
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      5 comments

My journey with lap-band surgery started in January 2010. At that time I went to the first seminar and had my pre-pre appointments. In March 2010 I started my 6 month diet... Read more
I am proud of you ... to infinity left of Heaven
Sunday, May 08, 2011      2 comments

I am doing the C25K and am on Week 6, day one will be monday (tomorrow). Saturday Ashley and I ran (waddled expeditiously) a 5K that her school sponsored. We encouraged each other, and inspired each other. Ashley will be 10 this week and t... Read more
Monday, May 02, 2011      4 comments

emoticonHungry ... Read more
Slow loser? NOT!
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      5 comments

I have said for as long as I can remember that I am a slow loser, meaning I lose weight slowly. But really? Who am I fooling? Just myself. I lose weight faster if: ... Read more
C25K Week 4 Day 1
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      11 comments

Week 4? Where has the time gone? It is flying by! This started the 5 minute runs, I don't know that I actually run as much as waddle expeditiously. Needless to say, I am sweating at the end and know I am getting better at this whole C25K thing. ... Read more
C25K - Week 3 day 1
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      3 comments

I had to take last week off because I sprained my ankle, I was afraid I'd need to do week 2 over again, but I did week 3 day 1 today and was fine. My ankle is holding up and I am happy with my progress. The things I have noticed.... Running... Read more
Four months - slow and steady she goes
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      3 comments

1. Sparkpeople.com is the number one best webpage in the world! 2. Lapband is not "the easy way out" that is a misconception. Just like weight watchers, atkins, other diet... Read more
C25K - Week 1
Thursday, March 24, 2011      5 comments

I hope my sister doesn't read this because I used to say "unless someone is chasing me I won't be running.. 'not my thing'". When she did her first K, I think it was more... Read more
Lap-Band Journey Update - Fill # 5
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      6 comments

Hi Spark friends! Yesterday I had my fifth and what I expect will be my final fill. I don't know how much I have in my band but I think I have about 7cc in a 10cc band. I could tell a really big difference in restriction from the last fill... Read more
Lap-Band Journey update - 4th Fill
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      7 comments

Hi Sparkfriends! I had my fourth fill yesterday and feel that I am now moving into the green zone. For those of you still researching the band, the green zone is where your fill amount gives you restriction without being so tight you wanna puke ... Read more
Are you stressed? Mental Health Blog
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      5 comments

I am and it doesn't have anything to do with food, this is about being mentally healthy. If I don't take care of my head and my heart, it's really really hard to take care of my body. Big family big chaos big job = big stress. So I asked m... Read more
Lap Band - 2nd fill and update
Sunday, January 02, 2011      5 comments

I had my second fill this week, the second fill has definitely decreased my hunger level to about 75 percent of what it was pre-surgery. I will go back in two weeks for another fill and I suspect that will get me pretty close to where I need to ... Read more

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