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New Year starts now
Friday, May 06, 2016      2 comments

Since being sidelined with a major injury in December, life has pretty much been on hold.Today, the orthopedist gave the all clear for all activity as my strength and endurance increases.I must declare a new holiday and say Happy New Year to me!... Read more
Sunday, May 25, 2014      2 comments

It's been a long time since i posted here. I am coping and learning how to exist in this new reality of being a widow. It isn't easy but with faith and grit, my life goes on. My grandson Wyatt was born in Sept. of 2012 and he is a wonderful, ... Read more
That crazy pink dress
Monday, August 20, 2012      2 comments

Last year at this time i thought i was working so hard to lose a few pounds and inches to fit into my gorgeous pink dress for a wedding in October. I was walking 4 miles at or near the 15 minute/mile and making what i believed were healthy choi... Read more
Avalanche of horrible
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      11 comments

Since my last blog entry, life has turned totally upside down for us. Ron, my husband of 39 years and father of my all children, passed away only a few weeks after being diagnosed with cancer. By the time he felt ill, it was far too late. Everyt... Read more
It's not working...
Friday, September 16, 2011      6 comments

Or, I am not working it right. Since i abhor the scale i use my clothes to tell me how i have progressed so, trying on a pair of white jeans just now, told me i have lost nothing but time. Tight, squooshed, muffin top, vpl-the whole crapload ... Read more
No Progress
Monday, August 22, 2011      4 comments

This is not going the way I had hoped but it can only go where I take it. I am not going backward which is what is keeping me strong and healthy emotionally.I am still making more healthy choices than unhealthy but the few bad ones have taken th... Read more
Eight weeks!
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      3 comments

After eight weeks of making healthier choices I am feeling better about myself. I had to wear the bigger bathing suits at the beach which set me back emotionally but after accepting what was real at the moment instead of what i wished for, I de... Read more
4 weeks of healthy choices!
Thursday, July 07, 2011      3 comments

So, the May resolve disolved! I am not proud of that.I can report, though, that for the last 4 full weeks, I have been making very healthy choices for food and movement. Some of the summer clothes are fitting better and others will take much lon... Read more
It is never easy
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      4 comments

Here I go again. I am determined to lose the weight I have gained back but , as you all know, it is so hard to get started and stay on track. I have completed 3 good days so far. It is a struggle and I have been close to tears often. I never u... Read more
Up the s(ame) creek without a paddle
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      5 comments

Here I am in another April not fitting into my clothes.Faced this last year and conquered it with a giant effort, hard work and sacrifice. It was not easy or fun but so very rewarding. So, after all that, how did i again allow myself to slip ba... Read more
not going to let it get me down
Thursday, May 28, 2009      5 comments

i broke my foot. that's the cold hard truth. i cannot put any weight on it so i am on crutches. or i am crawling and scooting on my butt. it ain't pretty. i can still do what needs to be done but at a far slower pace than i am used to.somethin... Read more
23 days
Monday, May 18, 2009      4 comments

today is day 23 of my fat flush plan. i have had one planned "cheat" meal that i thoroughly enjoyed but was right back on the wagon the next morning. i feel this time i can lose the weight i have gained back in a clean and healthy way . i am ... Read more
14 days!
Saturday, May 09, 2009      1 comments

i have completed 14 days of phase 1 fat flush! that's 2 weeks with NO sugar, salt,grains ,higher carb fruit or vegetables, dairy,alcohol or caffeine. clean clean clean.of course since i refuse to weigh in i don't know if i lost any pounds but i ... Read more
Week 2
Monday, May 04, 2009      1 comments

Today is the 3rd day of my second week of the cleanest healthiest eating i have done in ages. It feels so darn good! It's a late start to work on fitting back into the summer clothes but better late than never and this time i know for sure i ... Read more
Tired of wasting precious time
Sunday, March 22, 2009      4 comments

Ok, so, i feel i have wasted the last 2 months ! i cannot seem to stay on plan for more than 1 day at a time and somedays can't make it through half a day. Exercise? oh that's a laugh. But, i am not laughing now.It feels like I am adding inche... Read more

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