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Thinking Out Loud
Sunday, March 08, 2020      16 comments

Hey Sparkers, Hope you're having a wonderful weekend and doing something that truly makes you happy. Once again I feel I'm at a crossroads and undecided on which way I want to go. I've been doing pretty good weight wise since the first of the... Read more
Reflections
Wednesday, January 22, 2020      22 comments

Over the last 40 plus years I've been on numerous diets and lost a huge amount of weight. And until menopause hit, I managed to keep most of it off. But once menopause hit, and it hit me HARD, all bets were off. In the course of a little over a ... Read more
11 Days into the New Year
Saturday, January 11, 2020      21 comments

We're into the first 11 days of the new year and I know many have jumped onto the weight loss train with plenty of hopes and dreams. Sadly, by March, about 65% will be ready to call it quits because they haven't lost X amount of weight, so they ... Read more
New Year, Feeling Hopeful
Friday, January 03, 2020      21 comments

I started 2020 weighing 3.2 lbs. more than I did on Jan. 1-2019, but this doesn't upset me. I know on New Year's Day I had a little more sodium than I should have so when I weighed the next morning, of course the numbers were up. Considering wha... Read more
10 Years Ago Today I Almost Lost Bob
Friday, December 27, 2019      15 comments

Today makes 10 years since Bob almost died and had to get the pacer/defib combo, and went on oxygen. Our lives really changed after that. But thank God he's managed to keep going even though he has more bad days than good. Bob would be a lot ... Read more
51 lbs. GONE !!
Friday, November 01, 2019      21 comments

As of today I'm down 51 lbs !! It's taken me 2 years but I'm very happy to see it gone. Still have another 25 lbs. to go, but I'm over the hump now and feel certain I can get the rest off. ... Read more
Another Weigh in
Friday, October 25, 2019      23 comments

Had to go to our local grocery store this morning to get Bob more meds for his flu-like symptoms and while there, I went ahead and weighed on the huge scale they have for the public to use that don't own a scale. Last weigh in I was 234 lbs. Thi... Read more
WEIGH IN
Monday, October 14, 2019      23 comments

My last weigh in was July 26th, when I got weighed at the ER. At that time I was 242lbs. That meant I had gained 13lbs since giving up the scale the first of June. Well, today while at the store, I decided to weigh ( they have a scale at the fro... Read more
Priorities
Wednesday, September 25, 2019      17 comments

I haven't been doing very well with my "diet" this whole Summer but I'm going to really work to make Autumn show progress. I took my measurements last night and it was a wake up call as I had put on almost 4 inches in my waist since June. I knew... Read more
Hard Cast is Off
Tuesday, September 10, 2019      21 comments

Saw Ortho doctor this morning and the heavy hard cast was removed and now I'm wearing a lightweight brace that I can remove to bathe, wash dishes, etc. I was told I only needed to use the brace if I felt the wrist needed more support. My wrist i... Read more
Time to Make Changes
Tuesday, September 03, 2019      19 comments

The last 3 months have been stressful to say the least (see previous blogs), but hopefully the rest of this year can be a lot less stressful. When I decided to finally get rid of our scale about 4 months ago, my brain took a nosedive. Just be... Read more
Doctor Visit
Tuesday, August 27, 2019      25 comments

Saw the doctor. He changed the cast but it's still a hard cast, just not as bulky. Have to go back in 2 weeks and he said I might need the cast longer. Hopefully not. I can't afford $35.00 every 2 weeks. I owe him now $110.00 and will owe anothe... Read more
Thinking Out Loud About Things
Saturday, August 24, 2019      18 comments

I've been trying to come up with a blog some of you might like to read. Things have changed so much over the last few months, between hubby having his pacer battery changed, my back going out, hubby's foot issues, then my accident. Things are fi... Read more
Doctor Visit
Tuesday, August 13, 2019      21 comments

Not real happy today. Saw the Orthopedic doctor this morning, and whereas the right elbow fracture is healing ok, the left wrist isn't. He took new x-rays and it seems the break was worse than first thought. He says the bone isn't knitting back,... Read more
WEIGH IN
Wednesday, July 31, 2019      15 comments

MY last weigh in before getting rid of my scales, I was 235 lbs. Well, they had me weigh on Friday when I was at the emergency room, and there I weighed 242 lbs. So the numbers had crept up a little. But since Friday I've eaten very little so th... Read more

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