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Sunday, January 27, 2019      8 comments

Tired of feeling gross bad skin bad hair bad attitude clothes don't fit I don't care about any of it either half the time The other half I just hate myself for letting it happen - again So it's over I will get healthy I will ... Read more
New Goals
Saturday, January 02, 2016      2 comments

It was always about just losing weight. Like a number on a scale could some how show my worth. Then I got sick and it became about getting strong again. So now that I am on the other side I have to figure out what I really want. I ... Read more
Ending the year
Wednesday, December 30, 2015      7 comments

This is my last day of work for 2015! I just realized as I sit here that I am going into 2016 and for the first time in years I am not planning the best time to have a surgery or a reconstructive procedure. My life has been consumed by survival ... Read more
Exploring a new lifestyle
Tuesday, December 29, 2015      3 comments

So I had lost most of the weight I wanted to, but guess what...I still wanted more-got frustrated and very slowly lost my good habits. I am putting the breaks on and trying to figure out how to make my new lifestyle as easy as my old one! So I h... Read more
September Schedule
Monday, September 14, 2015      3 comments

I am trying to adjust to a fall schedule and it is taking some time. I walked SO much over the summer but I can't seem to add it to my tracker because I used an Omron pedometer instead of my spark tracker. I am actually going to wear both of the... Read more
One last time....
Wednesday, May 27, 2015      3 comments

Just trying to stay focused. I have one last surgery...hopefully....coming up Friday. I have had six surgeries and it was time to take a break and get healthy. I have managed to lose somewhere between 45 and 50 pounds, I wish I had started track... Read more
Staying on track
Friday, March 13, 2015      3 comments

I haven't been able to post on Spark or track my foods; just crazy busy. THANK GOD FOR MY SPARK TRACKER!!! ... Read more
Just Venting
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      3 comments

OK so I need a three minute vent!!! I teach Adult students, they are just starting the program and there are some Debbie downers that just want to do the bare minimum. I just don't understand! They chose to take this course, no one says th... Read more
Date Night
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      5 comments

So I am loving our new Wednesday routine! A local Winery has a special Wine and cheese paring every week. Tonight is an Ice Wine and an English blue cheese. You get a small sample of each. Perfect because you get to try new things and it d... Read more
Crazy Daze...
Saturday, January 31, 2015      2 comments

Sometimes things just seem so surreal. I have been doing so well staying on track, it's about being healthy for me. Yes I want the numbers on the scale to go down; but more importantly I need to feel strong, look at myself and not hate mys... Read more
Monday, January 26, 2015      5 comments

CURE is a great magazine . It stands for Cancer, Updates, Research & Education You can get a free subscription if needed. It has been such a great resource for me and my family. The articles are so well written and they always have somethin... Read more
2015...WoW; Just WoW
Friday, January 02, 2015      6 comments

Wow, I really don't know another way to put it. I am just blown away with how fast the time has gone. The last thing I knew I was 40, but this year I will turn 45. I know they are just numbers, a way of recording and tracking our time; but... Read more
Nibble Nibble Nibble
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      3 comments

I am married to a nibbler! We have different food habits and weaknesses but I have to ignore my husband. I have been doing so well staying focused and tracking my food the last few days. I eat so much healthier then I ever used to but I know I n... Read more
Trying SparkCoach
Tuesday, December 30, 2014      0 comments

Well, I have been doing good, but I want to go out to eat...NOW. So instead I am trying to distract myself. I just joined SparkCoach. I need it for motivation and consistency. That is my downfall, or at least one of them. Hopefully it helps keep... Read more
Ringing in a New Year
Monday, December 29, 2014      1 comments

I have been reading all of my old blog posts and thinking about what things have changed and what things are still the same since I started on Sparkpeople in 2008. I have has good years, devastating years and moments of clarity. I am thankful th... Read more

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