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My life is about to change in a huge way!
Thursday, November 07, 2013      11 comments

My husband has worked nights for the last 9 years! He is finally moving to days next week. This is so huge for me and my family. My oldest child is 12 and my youngest child is 8. My three kids (and I) have only seen their dad on Saturday's a... Read more
Checking in!
Monday, October 28, 2013      6 comments

It’s been a long time since I have written a blog. I thought today was a good day to check-in! I have had a great time being back on my healthy program and have had great success! I have been up and down the scale so many times over this ... Read more
Old Pictures Bring Inspiration & Motivation
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      7 comments

Inspiration and motivation came to me yesterday when a package of old pictures was delivered to me by my husband’s Aunt. Among all the cute pictures of my kids from a few years past were also pictures of me, the obese 229 lb. me. I was a... Read more
Fun Times Ahead for Me!
Friday, November 16, 2012      5 comments

I have maintained now for 6 weeks and am feeling really proud of that! I still exercise 5 days a week for half-hour and continue to eat right. I am currently 5 lbs below my goal weight because next Friday my husband and I are surprising ... Read more
Maintaining for two weeks and counting...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      3 comments

I have maintained for two weeks so far and am feeling good that I CAN do it. I have never been able to do this until now. I wake up every day happy with where I am at in life right now. I looked at the 11 low-cal Halloween Treat slide-s... Read more
Flubbing Up!
Saturday, October 06, 2012      6 comments

I have binged the past 3 days and it has to stop NOW! I have been exercising more to try to make up for it but I know I couldn't exercise that much to erase the amount of bad calories I have been putting in my body. I don't really know why I h... Read more
Celebrating A Birthday and Enjoying How Far I have Come!
Monday, September 24, 2012      4 comments

I am on cloud nine! As I look forward to my 42nd Birthday tomorrow, I am happy with the choices I have made to get healthy and am excited to think of the years I have added on to my life because of the few simple changes I have made to my daily... Read more
Making great strides this summer!
Friday, August 24, 2012      4 comments

I have made lots of changes over the summer. I have been eating right and exercising at a level that I can keep up with on a regular basis. I have been enjoying the benefits that come with being good to my body and my mental health. I've lost... Read more
Loving Me & Loving Summer!
Monday, July 30, 2012      4 comments

This summer has been sooo good to me...because I have been good to me! I feel like the richest person in the world because I have been taking good care of myself. I have been eating right (most of the time), exercising (most days), and taking ... Read more
Happiness is...
Thursday, July 05, 2012      6 comments

Fitting into that skirt that was just a little too tight and feeling the excitement from deep down inside!... Read more
So Happy For Making Good Choices
Monday, July 02, 2012      2 comments

There have been many food temptations in front of me but I have been strong and resisted. It sure makes me feel good when I get up the next morning realizing that I was in control and made good choices. It is hard but feels good to be able to ... Read more
Had another wake-up call!
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      6 comments

How many will I have before I WAKE-UP? Easter Sunday, I went with my family for a nice meal at a resturant. We were almost done with the meal and I realized I lost the diamond in my wedding ring. I instantly felt sick to my stomach. Tho... Read more
Race Results
Monday, November 21, 2011      3 comments

Well, I finished my 2nd 5K yesterday. The 30th Annual Turkey Trot at my local YMCA. I am proud that I ran the race but disappointed with the results. I only have myself and my laziness to blame but I said I was going to do it and kept my w... Read more
Gonna make it a great day!
Wednesday, November 02, 2011      2 comments

I did just alright yesterday! I got 2 rounds of exercise in but ate a whole box of Friehofers chocolate chip cookies. Today, I got up and did 2 miles with Leslie Sansome. Plan to walk at lunch and do another 2 miles tonight when I get hom... Read more
Gone too long!
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      3 comments

Where have I been? To the other side and I am getting pretty sick of it! The pounds are creeping back, along with all the other effects of eating non-healthy foods and low levels of exercise. I need to reintroduce myself to Mr. & Mrs. Veg... Read more

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