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A New Day
Thursday, March 12, 2020      1 comments

Facts: I started my journey (this time around) at 236. I made it to Onderland and was floating around the mid 190's. Then my hip dislocated and i was just in incredible pain for a week prior to my surgery to repair (replace again) the hip. ... Read more
Fear no Evil
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      2 comments

Hi all, thank you for stopping by to read my tale of woe :) A week ago from Thursday, i was siting in my recliner with it in the upright position and bent over to retrieve something from the floor and as I bent i felt the "OH JESUS HELP ME"... Read more
A Step Back For A Closer Look
Friday, February 21, 2020      2 comments

I have come to the conclusion that I need to forget that last week I was at 191 lb and that I have regained 4 lbs since then. I took stock of from whence I have come and where I am now. Here are some stats: So far my total weight loss is 41 ... Read more
Tie a Knot and Hang On
Thursday, February 20, 2020      4 comments

I'm kind of losing my grip. My weight has been slowly climbing and tracking my food has become an afterthought... One good thing is that I have not broken my 150ish streaks of signing in and tracking food. The thing is that I have not been eati... Read more
Saturday, February 15, 2020      4 comments

Yesterday I had a good talk with Beth (INDYGIRL) about the vicissitudes of the scale and of the body itself as it fluctuates in rhythms, being influences by fluid intake, sodium levels, inflammation and the like. It is what it is. It is not my... Read more
Discouraged and Amazed
Thursday, February 13, 2020      4 comments

I woke up this AM with a heavy heart. I had the terrible feeling of failure. I decided I wouldn't weigh myself. I couldn't face being confronted by my failure. I slept some more in my recliner...and when I woke, I went into the bathroom and I ... Read more
How I was Saved--By a Mug
Wednesday, February 12, 2020      4 comments

it has been another bad night. A night where I started out on target--Then came a Nestles Drumstick ice cream cone. And a couple of packages of crackers and peanut butter. I listened to music for a while....and then the tantalizing thought ... Read more
Wanton Nights
Tuesday, February 11, 2020      1 comments

It seems like we all are struggling with our night time choices. INDYGIRL wrote about it today and a lot of people said "Me too!" I've been gaining an d losing and gaining again the same 4 lbs now for a couple o f weeks. I feel like throwing ... Read more
A Hissy Fit
Sunday, February 09, 2020      5 comments

On Thursday I weighed a pretty good number, maintaining my lowest weight thus far. Friday, I stepped on the scale and GROANED. It read 4 lbs heavier!! For NO REASON.. I stepped on and off of it several times. Yep, it was persistent. I ... Read more
Hope Deferred
Friday, February 07, 2020      7 comments

King Solomon said "Hope deferred makes the heart sick"? That is undeniably true. And yet we must persist and keep hoping without losing hope. Every time we step on the scale we do so with hope...and there are times, sometimes for weeks, where... Read more
Keep the Faith!
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      4 comments

It seems like I have been struggling for weeks to stay on track and to keep the faith re: my diet and weight. I've been stuck at a certain weight for a number of days and have been besieged by doubts that I can pull this whole thing off. I feel... Read more
Home Again
Friday, January 31, 2020      4 comments

Yesterday, following a visit to my hip surgeon, I returned home, after spending a week at my dad's house. I always enjoy being there....getting away from a difficult marriage and my tiny, cramped house, and visiting with my dad who is my hero...... Read more
DOWNWARD and Forward!
Monday, January 27, 2020      5 comments

For once, I am not bemoaning anything or analyzing myself or trying to pick myself up by my bootstraps....I am simply rejoicing. Yesterday I met the goal I've worked toward since Nov 1st. And today, when i was certain that the scale would be u... Read more
Saturday, January 18, 2020      4 comments

well earlier in the week I was flying high...one pound away from my 20 lbs loss and next goal. But then came a couple of days.....days lacking in focus and commitment. I even forgot a coaching appointment until I received a "Where are you?" e... Read more
Hefty Hefting
Wednesday, January 15, 2020      2 comments

Yesterday i weighed myself....and to my great delight, the 196 was now a 194! And it is still 194 today. That means in one more pound, I will be at my second goal. The first was to get into Onderland and the second goal was to have lost 20 lb... Read more

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