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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
Me, my weight and my dad
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      6 comments

I am 48 years old. My dad passed away 4 years ago. He was very supportive of me my entire life, proud of my accomplishments, proud of who I was. Except for my weight. I often heard "you are too pretty to be fat" or "If you would just lose ... Read more
Friday, March 26, 2010      5 comments

What occured to me today is this: I am kind of a control freak. I like to do things myself, I dont trust others to do it correctly, I dont like to fly because I am in someone else's control, I try to fix everything for everyone yet my eating h... Read more

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