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Vacation starts NOW!
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      3 comments

Well my peeps, I am outta here. Going to the mountains in Utah, near flaming gorge. I will walk, ride quads, fish, eat healthy (but probably drink more than I would at home). We are going for about 10 days and I am just going to enjoy it and mak... Read more
To my Grandkids
Sunday, June 06, 2010      1 comments

I am so happy we got to spend the day together today! It is so much fun for me to watch you grow up and be able to have fun times together. I waited for you for a long time and it is even better than I thought to be your Grandma. There was ... Read more
You are amazing!
Sunday, June 06, 2010      3 comments

I cannot believe how strong you have been! Look how hard you have been working and the success you have had because of it. I am so proud of how you decided to change your life, how you have followed your plan, made your goals, have made so much ... Read more
A new song
Friday, June 04, 2010      7 comments

Today, I hit the one of my weight loss goals and I am DOWN 30 LBS! This is the song going through my head right now. (to the tune of Eastbound and Down from Smoky and the Bandit): 30 pounds I'm down, Man, I'm really smokin' I'm gonna do w... Read more
Make .....
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      4 comments

So what did you make today? Did you make a... Change? Difference? Meal? Friend? Goal? Choice? Decision? I think I did about 4 or 5 of those: Made some good choices, made a few friends here on SP, a few people said I have made a... Read more
New Goal
Monday, May 31, 2010      3 comments

Today I decided on a new goal. I am going to my friends cabin in Utah in a few weeks. It is GORGEOUS there and I love it and when I am there, I usually am pretty low energy due to the altitude and plain old being fat but this time, this time, wi... Read more
Its a bit of a love fest
Friday, May 28, 2010      3 comments

and I really like it! Thanks to everyone who reads my blogs and posts comments. You are really a wonderful bunch of people and I think I made like 5 friends just this evening.I am learning so much and being motivated by many. I want to off... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Progress, not Perfection!
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      122 comments

That is my mantra. Progress, not perfection. I went camping this weekend with family who are big time snackers!I had no idea how I would honestly react to the situations I was in. I always say that I want to fit but you know what? I really... Read more
My numbers dont lie
Monday, May 24, 2010      2 comments

I went and had a whole blood workup. Compared to November of last year till now: My cholesterol has dropped from 208 to 181 My blood sugar A1C levels have gone from 6 to 5.8 My LDL has gone from 132 to 107 Now what is wierd is my tryglic... Read more
Pants on the ground, pants on the ground!
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      4 comments

This is the song that goes through my mind nowadays. Every time I put a pair of my jeans on, I have to roll the bottoms up about 2 ", the crotch hangs down about 6" from where it should be and I walk around pulling them up so my butt crack isn't... Read more
I gave myself permission
Monday, May 10, 2010      1 comments

This weekend, we had a big baseball/bbq day with my family and my daughters boyfriends family. I had planned on burgers and hot dogs and everyone else would be bringing sides. I knew my sister (who is on this journey with me) would be bringing f... Read more
This is the first time
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      3 comments

Today was the first time I hit my excercise goal for a week. I have been on SP for about 7 weeks, have lost 21 pounds and am starting to get my excercise life together as well. My weight loss has slowed, as I expected it would so now, we begin t... Read more
Outback Steakhouse: You are no longer my enemy!
Monday, April 19, 2010      5 comments

I had a planned visit to Outback and knew I better plan so I looked up all the nutrition information and planned what I was going to have. Then I got there. They pleasantly surprised me with a new menu that has these little symbols that you can ... Read more
1st lower pants size!
Saturday, April 17, 2010      4 comments

Today I tried on a pair of jeans that I have not been able to get into. They are 1 size smaller than I usually wear. I knew my old jeans were getting baggier and it was becoming annoying but I didnt think I had lost enough to be in a smaller si... Read more
I was not embarrased
Monday, April 12, 2010      4 comments

Today I was at the grocery store, restocking after being away from home for a week. I got the usual items, veggies, fruit, yogurt,bread, meat, fish etc. You know how when you are in line, you look at what other people buy? I noticed a lady behin... Read more

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