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starting again 2015
Sunday, August 23, 2015      10 comments

My daughter got married in June. You would think that would have been motivation to lose some weight. Knowing that I would want to see myself looking slim in the wedding photos. But no. As the day got closer, I was the heaviest I'd been in years... Read more
Am I afraid of being thin?
Saturday, June 23, 2012      9 comments

I have thought about this question for years. Since I have struggled with sabotaging my weight loss efforts on and off for years, I often wondered what was at the root of my issues. Was I afraid to reach my goal? Is that why as soon as I g... Read more
A new day
Thursday, May 31, 2012      8 comments

Here is it,,,June is upon us,,,summer in the air. And all my plans and good intentions of being where I want to be by now have come and gone, unfulfilled. I made promises to myself, and to others, and have not come through on them. I talk a good... Read more
May 2010 Cruise Pics
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      5 comments

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Just say NO
Thursday, January 14, 2010      14 comments

This is my brain every evening: It's about 8pm and I'm done eating, done with my popcorn, and evening fudgcicle, and have tracked. I am watching tv, and here comes the little voice in my head: "Go in the kitchen and get a snack". ME: NO, s... Read more
ON TRACK!!
Friday, June 19, 2009      4 comments

It took me 6 months of screwing up to finally get back on track, but so far so good. Lost 6 pounds since May 21. Working out at the gym is definitely helping. 16 to go. This is the year I make goal!!! Test results 6/11/09 - Cholesterol 2... Read more
Recommitted - new motivation, new goals
Thursday, May 21, 2009      5 comments

Today, I start again. What helped me in the past was having a weekly goal number to shoot for. I will weigh in on Fridays, starting tomorrow. Today I was 142.5. Goals: 5/22 - 142 - actual 142 so far, so good 5/29 - 140 - actua... Read more
Where I am at...
Saturday, April 25, 2009      6 comments

So basically, I have not been working out, but I have been trying to be more active, ie, not sitting on my butt as much. But I have been avoiding strenuous cardio as I am trying to heal my hip. It seems to be better. I have also been eating in m... Read more
New Plan
Friday, February 20, 2009      6 comments

So far, 2009 has been quite a struggle. A struggle to stay on track with my eating, a struggle to track my calories everyday, a struggle to make myself exercise...just a struggle to stay focused on the things that I was doing before the holidays... Read more
Reflections on 2008
Saturday, January 10, 2009      5 comments

I am so glad the holidays are over, and I can get back to normal. Get back in control. Back to my healthy habits. I was 129.9 for about 5 seconds back in October, and p... Read more
My October...
Thursday, November 06, 2008      2 comments

What a great month it has been. I am so happy to be alive and healthy and feeling good. The whole world has opened up for me, and I just want to hug everyone here on SP and everyone around me...expecially my friends and family. I feel like a kid... Read more
New Low!
Friday, October 24, 2008      9 comments

I saw a new low today, and it has been a long time coming. I broke into the 130's on 6/27/2008, and it has taken me 4 months, but today I broke into the 120's. Just barely,,,129.9, according to my Wii Fit. I can see the finish line. 9.9 more pou... Read more
Plateau broken!!!
Friday, September 19, 2008      6 comments

After several weeks of not much movement on the scale, I lost 2 pounds this week,,,which is so motivating at this point of my journey. As I get closer to goal, I expected the weight loss to slow down, and it is easy to get complacent and frustra... Read more
Summer has been fun, but time to get back to work!
Friday, August 29, 2008      3 comments

I have basically been maintaining all of August, and that is fine. I have had the best summer I can remember in a long time. I went to concerts, the waterpark, a Greek festival, a romantic weekend with hubby, and I am still 134 pounds as of this... Read more
Thanks to Everyone
Wednesday, August 27, 2008      4 comments

I received an email today telling me that I have received enough votes to become a "SparkPeople Motivator." You have no idea how happy and proud this makes me. To think that just 8 months ago, I was deeply depressed and feeling hopeless,,,and h... Read more

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