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Longest Month of My Life
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      9 comments

To those of you that have been wondering what is going on with my Mom. This has been the longest Month of my Life. I am so tired, but I do not have time to stop yet. My Mom is a very strong lady, she can squeeze your hand and bring ... Read more
Elderly Parents
Friday, September 24, 2010      5 comments

How none of us want to think about losing our parents in death. For some reason we always push that back in our minds because we don't want to think about it. Eighteen years ago when I lost my Dad to Lung cancer I thought is was the hardest t... Read more
Time Goes On
Saturday, August 14, 2010      3 comments

I have had a lot of time to think today about my family life. It seems as if my Mom has been the matriarch of the family for so long. My brothers and I will talk to her and then in turn she will tell the others how we are doing. Kind of funny... Read more
Reflecting on small changes
Friday, March 06, 2009      3 comments

For some reason I have a hard time thinking of the postive things I have applyed in my lifestyle change. For the last month or so when ever I eat out I only eat half of what I am served. I am also eating smaller portions at home as well. ... Read more
I want to come out of my Comfort Zone
Monday, March 02, 2009      4 comments

I was asked why am I on this weight loss journey? I have given that a lot of thought. I could say because I want to look better, feel better, be healthier, and of course it is all of those things but it is also because I am so tired of not lo... Read more
My First Big Accomplishment
Sunday, October 12, 2008      1 comments

Well since I started my weight loss journey I have been celebrating my weekly losses, which is great, but I forgot to look at the big picture and put my first big accomplishment in to the picture. Well yesterday my daughter and I went sho... Read more
10/6/08 - My Day
Tuesday, October 07, 2008      2 comments

Well I weighed in today and I stayed the same which is better than going up. I was hoping for a loss but next week I'm sure I will get that loss. It's not easy having patience through this weight loss journey. There are so many ups and ... Read more
My One Month with SP (almost)
Tuesday, September 16, 2008      2 comments

Well I have been on spark people for a month now (three day over) and since I started with spark people I have lost 9 lbs, In one month and I think that is a really good start. I am proud of myself for staying on track and sticking to it, even ... Read more
Feeling Kind of Blue - 9/12/08
Friday, September 12, 2008      3 comments

I'm feeling kind of blue today, the last two week that I weighed in I have not lost a pound. I have been logging every thing in and being so careful of what I am eating, and nothing. I know that I should not only use the scale to gage my weig... Read more
9/1/08
Monday, September 01, 2008      1 comments

Wow it is already the first of September, I can't believe how fast this year has passed. My granddaughter will be 6 years old this month. You think time flies when your children are growing up but then when your grand kids start growing like w... Read more
8/25/08
Tuesday, August 26, 2008      3 comments

Well today was my weigh in day and I am down 1 more lb. I am really happy even though one pound does not sound like a lot I am just happy to be going down. My monthly decided to vist me as of yesterday so I'm sure I would have lost more. So I... Read more

Friday, August 15, 2008      2 comments

emoticon I feel like cheering for myself I have been tracking my food intake so far this week on the website it ... Read more

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