The Benefits of Benevolence
Not to be too personal, but as of late, along with the heaviness on my hips and in my middle, I've felt a bit of heaviness for a loved one struggling w... Read more
This is NOT Year of the Fat!
Seven days into a brand-new year, and things are already a bit stressy and messy. Sure, it's just the everyday, run-of-the-mill issues with chores and ... Read more
I've Got a Lot to Lose
For those of you who have said that you have missed me, thank you. I know that it's been a bit of a roller coaster with me coming and leaving but I am back again because I know that this is where I can come to take off the pounds I've regained a... Read more
It Comes as No Surprise
This morning, my bathroom scale confirmed my week-long misbehavior, announcing in that robotic voice "206.1 pounds," a 2.2-pound gain from last Saturda... Read more
Plump and Circumstance
Wednesday, I did something I should have put on my bucket list: hitching a ride in a giant snow plow. Why? Because when we headed out to get the kiddo ... Read more
Where There's a Will, There's a Wait
On Wednesday morning, we were smacked with another bout of ice. I was sure it was going to make me late to work, and since my recent frequent absences... Read more
Those of you who are so kind as to check in with my blogs occasionally are probably aware that as of late, I've come to realize that the job I have is ... Read more
Don't Get Off Your CAN
(First, a disclaimer, albeit definitely not an apology: I am a woman of faith. Therefore, this blog will refer much to my beliefs. This is not intended to offend or alienate anyone, but if I'm going to be honest in a blog about my weight-loss jo... Read more
Put It in Writing...No Matter What
Look around, folks. We're in a pretty popular place here on Spark. Even Wikipedia knows it's true... "SparkPeople.com announced on February 15, 2012 th... Read more
Chocolate is NOT a Verb!
As I've mentioned recently, I've been binge-watching (pardon the pun) MY 600-LB. LIFE since Hulu is finally streaming a recent season. (Don't get me st... Read more
Now That's a Hoard of a Different Color!
I'm a sucker for "reality" shows (and, yes, I put those quot... Read more
Confession time: I am a vehochionopagophobe. (I'm also a neologist, because I often make up new words, and in this case, that phobia has a lot to do wi... Read more
DON'T DISARM YOUR ARMY!
Tomorrow, my ever-shrinking paternal side (unfortunately, in numbers, not necessarily size) of the family will gather to bury my Aunt Judy. She passed ... Read more
Stress Really Weighs on Me
We've all seen it...that image of a depressed or upset woman lying in bed stuffing her face with bon-bons. Personally, I'd love to do nothing more at the moment, because while I was praying that I would hear back today about a job that I really ... Read more
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Wouldn't You Rather Be Popeye than Wimpy?
"Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun..." and, uh, 540 calories? Not to mention the fat and othe... Read more