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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
This Thursday is only FOUR WEEKS until Thanksgiving (and my son's 35th birthday)!
Tuesday, October 23, 2018      6 comments

Hello everyone, I have not been doing the best, health-wise. This Thursday will make 7 weeks with this "cold" (or whatever it is). I'm coughing a lot less but I am still mildly congested and my right ear is somewhat blocked. I still need to... Read more
Happy Monday! I'm feeling much better today, especially since I lost two pounds last week!
Monday, October 15, 2018      5 comments

Hi everyone, I am happy to report that I am down two pounds this week! It is now only 11 weeks until New Year's Eve, when I hope to achieve my goal weight of 155 lbs. or less. I am feeling more focused and positive, now that my bronchitis i... Read more
Little by Little, Trying to accomplish Fall Cleaning as I recover from bronchitis...
Friday, October 05, 2018      3 comments

Hi everyone, I received an email at 2am Thursday morning about a 90-minute interview at 10am! I did go and I spoke with three people. I think it went well. They told me the decision will be made among three finalists (I am one of them) and ... Read more
My bronchitis is almost gone and I'm using October 1st as my brand new, "SPRINGBOARD"!
Monday, October 01, 2018      4 comments

Hi Everyone! The "Rebound Queen" is at it again! Yes, yes...ANOTHER restart -- BUT...I'm going to make it HAPPEN this time! (Just don't know how long it will take!) ;) I weighed in at 170 lbs. this morning. Today is thirteen weeks unti... Read more
Another roadblock (excuse, really)...I got bronchitis and dropped off for awhile!
Saturday, September 22, 2018      2 comments

Hello everyone! [The autumnal equinox officially occurs in the Northern Hemisphere at 9:45 p.m. EDT.] ... Read more
Ahhh, me! I have to start up a new restart! Past is PAST! Monday is 15 weeks from New Year's Eve!
Wednesday, September 12, 2018      6 comments

Okay; so it's yet another restart. That's fine. I will try to make it my last (for awhile at least). It's been a real challenge because I live alone, I'm still outta work, and "no one is watching me", LOL! Looks like I have to watch myself! ... Read more
Gained three pounds back last week? Oh, well...here it is:
Saturday, September 08, 2018      2 comments

Ups and downs this week: I went to the beach two days in ... Read more
September 1st Weight 168.0; Do-Over is NOWWW!
Sunday, September 02, 2018      3 comments

Happy September Everyone! So I "fell off the wagon" again... Read more
164.4 this morning! I have met my 60th birthday goal! On to New Year's Eve goal!
Monday, August 20, 2018      6 comments

Hi everyone! I am happy to report that I have met my goal of achieving a weight of 165 or less by my 60th birthday. As of this morning, the scale showed 164.4! I only need to lose another 24.4 lbs. to reach my goal of 140 by New Year's Eve, whic... Read more

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