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Yep! I'm on "detox" (again)...!
Sunday, June 16, 2019      2 comments

Hello everyone, I am now on a five-day detox, after which it will be June 21st - the first day of SUMMER! I'm going to do something a little different this time. I will report my initial stats on June 21st, but then will not post progress u... Read more
Happy Sunday everyone! I got through Day ONE!
Sunday, June 02, 2019      3 comments

Hello! We still have the Canadian wildfire smoke haze in the skies over Boston, but it's otherwise a beautiful day. I stayed on plan Saturday and I'm already feeling MUCH better. My blood pressure was well within normal range; so I fee... Read more
Back with New Stats - Quite the SETBACK, but I WILL fix it!
Sunday, June 02, 2019      3 comments

Yeah, this is not good, but I am back on track and I will just keep going until I get it right! I've done it before, and I can do it again! Che... Read more
SURPRISE! I was NOT over 180 lbs. on Mother's Day! (It was 178 - oops.)
Monday, May 13, 2019      4 comments

Here are my DAY 1 "reset" stats: I will resume calorie-counting on Sunday May 19th, when I re-initiate incorporating increasing levels of various kin... Read more
Today was BEAUTIFUL!
Saturday, May 11, 2019      5 comments

Hello everyone! It was a gorgeous day in Boston, one like we haven't seen in some time. It really helped my mood. I also celebrated Mother's day with my son and his girlfriend a day early, and it was wonderful. Tomorrow I will share the day... Read more
Day 1 detox completed; day two is today and so far, so good!
Sunday, May 05, 2019      3 comments

Hello everyone, I hope you're enjoying a pleasant day. Boston has not seen sun in a long stretch, but I'm told it might come out tomorrow. Several, consecutive days of gray certainly does impact the mood and energy level somewhat, but I'm N... Read more
Too scared to get on the scale THIS Sunday - Latest "Lifestyle Reset" begins NOW!!!
Saturday, May 04, 2019      3 comments

Hello everyone, I've been long absent and have (backslid?) into my old bad habits for quite some time now. On the negative side, I fear that I have regained all the way back up into the 180's - over 40 lbs. over my "normal" BMI goal to get ... Read more
Only lost one pound last week, but I also lost a total of 3.5" inches!
Sunday, April 07, 2019      4 comments

I will take it! Have a great week everyone! (My son was supposed to be "cat-sitting", but I think the cat was sitting HIM!) :)... Read more
Stats are in and I have now commenced my latest "RESET"!
Sunday, March 31, 2019      4 comments

Whew! Just shy of 180, but yeah, I'm back in "obesity ran... Read more
I've been "Out of Action" for quite some time, but now I'm BACK!
Saturday, March 30, 2019      7 comments

Hello! As "Queen of the False Starts", here I go again! I fear that my weight might now be dangerously close to the 180's (if not over). This is a forty-pound gain from my goal weight of 140 that I achieved a couple of years ago; however, not to... Read more
*I RECEIVED (and accepted) a JOB OFFER!* Start Date Most Likely: February 25th, 2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019      8 comments

Hello everyone! YES! I finally found a job (after looking since June 2017 - yes, 2017)! It's a great location at a very good salary (although it's a paycut from my last job). They also have excellent benefits. I am very excited and eager to... Read more
YAYY! After looking for work since June 2017, I (FINALLY) got a job offer!
Thursday, February 07, 2019      6 comments

Hi everyone, I received a job offer via phone today. The paperwork will be coming soon. It's a 5,000 annual paycut from my last job, but it's still a very reasonable salary and I can definitely budget on it! (The benefits are also very go... Read more
I have a VERY good chance of (FINALLY!) landing a good job! :)
Thursday, January 03, 2019      6 comments

Hi everyone, I had a great phone interview today (1st screening) for a job at a bank. The recruiter told me she has already decided to pass me through to the next phase of the candidate selection process, meaning an in-person interview! The... Read more
OOPS! So it's New Year's Eve and my scale read "174 lbs."! Oh, well...
Monday, December 31, 2018      4 comments

...Here's to new beginnings! :) I hope to weigh 150 lbs. or less by Easter, 2019 (April 21st). I won't bore you with the stats - they're pretty discouraging, but I'm going to try something different this time around. I have been r... Read more
Post-Thanksgiving Check-in...Countdown to New Year's Eve!
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      5 comments

Hi everyone! So today is only 5 WEEKS until 2019! Yesterday I "faced the music" and got on the scale for the first time since Thanksgiving feasting through the weekend. (Actually, I hadn't weighed in in quite a while...) The verdict? 168.8 lbs. ... Read more

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