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Death and Renewal
Friday, December 20, 2013      4 comments

I feel as though my heart is wanting me to say something about losing my friend and what transpired because of it. So here it goes.... His name was Chris. He was 25 and had a daughter who was 6. He died the first week of December. From what... Read more
Back again
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      5 comments

I keep thinking that I can leave this site and do it all on my own, that I don't need anyone. Then I get a reality check. I saw pictures of me at a wedding and I thought to myself, "How embarrassing. You look like you're pregnant." I wanted to d... Read more
My Motivational Video (video blog)
Monday, September 23, 2013      6 comments

I created a little video to bring me up when I lose hope.... Read more
I started a Sparkteam named The Cumbercollective
Sunday, September 22, 2013      1 comments

I needed something new, something that would hold me up to the light and make it possible for me to fight. Being a leader of a group would definitely do that. I didn't have to think long before I knew what kind of group I wanted to be a leader o... Read more
Update #A - Ampere
Thursday, August 22, 2013      2 comments

I've been on a water drinking streak for the last 4 days. It hasn't been easy. I always feel bloated when I drink 8+ glasses of water. My skin looks clearer and I don't look so tired. The dark circles under my eyes are looking, well - less dark.... Read more
Everything is a challenge when you're overweight
Thursday, July 18, 2013      10 comments

Everything is a challenge when you're overweight. I find this to be true. Everything takes effort. Getting up off the couch is like trying to propel myself into space with a slingshot. One....two....three.... and up. What happened to the d... Read more
From Here to There ~
Friday, June 28, 2013      4 comments

Well, I'd like to say I've got off track but I suppose that wouldn't be entirely true. I've been a solid 260 for approx a month now, maintaining - if you will. However, even though I haven't been at this weight since a year ago, it's not my big ... Read more
The Diet
Sunday, June 02, 2013      8 comments

Diet is a four letter word, both figuratively and actual. Diets make me feel like I'm in a pit. Everyone around me is eating nummy cookies and fried Chinese food ~ both of which I love.... So, here's my confession. I've been eating whatever... Read more
"You Will Never Be That Skinny."
Monday, May 20, 2013      10 comments

I've heard this thing lately. It slips into casual conversation and bites at me. "You will never be that skinny." Oddly enough, I'm not the one saying it. I'm shooting for the stars and talking about someday wearing a bikini. It doesn't st... Read more
My Week of Acceptance (Challenge for week 13)
Saturday, May 18, 2013      3 comments

During this week I had a challenge to accept myself the way I am as a part of the "Springing into Action" team and boy did I work. Accepting myself has always been hard. I've always wanted to be just like everyone else and perhaps ma... Read more
Change is Scary
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      5 comments

So, while some people may be excited and overjoyed with weight-loss, I have a fear. I'm not saying I'm any different than anyone else. I'm sure a lot of people fear losing weight and here's why: Change is scary! Why is change scary? If you ... Read more
16 pounds lost - complete with pictures and future goals
Saturday, May 04, 2013      12 comments

Currently at 263 Previously at 278 So, it's the inevitable, the 16 pound weight loss blog. ... Read more
The Slow Life
Saturday, May 04, 2013      2 comments

Me at Lost Lake, Oregon. We took an impromptu trip up to Sisters, Oregon and I just had to stop here and play in the snow. In this busy world of hustle and bustle... Read more
Eww and Icky
Monday, March 25, 2013      4 comments

I'm simply confounded. I can wear smaller pants but I still get that "icky" feeling like I'm gaining weight. Perhaps it's just bloating. Perhaps it's my guilt coming to haunt me because my incapability to get to the gym as often as I would like.... Read more
Gym Inspiration (Warning: Sauciness is Present)
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      5 comments

So, above you are looking at what I look at when I do my hour of cardio at the gym. His name is Sam Witwer, a major science fiction actor and my uber crush. I uploaded a p... Read more

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