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To the newbies, the frustrated, the confused...
Friday, January 28, 2011      24 comments

This was my response to a members first blog. I am hoping it can be helpful to others. Im sorry you are struggling. I get it. I really do. All I can do is tell you my story. When I started, all I did was track my nutrition. I turned of... Read more
I would just like to report
Thursday, January 27, 2011      12 comments

That "operation: romance my husband" was a great success ;) We didnt walk the dog today. Instead I challenged him to some Kinect boxing since we havent played for a few weeks. Kicked his A$$! Knocked him out so many times, I was almost star... Read more
How does it feel?
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      16 comments

Just wrote a whole blog and deleted it. I dont know what I want to say and I dont know what I want to hear. I am confused and my go to coping mechanisms are not what I am turning to (ya hear that, cookies? Aint gonna happen!) so I feel raw, numb... Read more
Things I wonder about....
Monday, January 24, 2011      25 comments

Why does water make your hands dry? How can a bar of soap be dirty? Why does a calculator have numbers 1-9 from the bottom to the top but a phone has the numbers 1-9 from the top to the bottom? How can you cook a roast into tender... Read more
MY daughter
Friday, January 21, 2011      25 comments

This has nothing at all to do with me, my weight loss or health so feel free to pass on it. My 20 year old daughter has crohn's disease as you may know. We have been going to specialists this week. They agree with our regular colon surgeon ... Read more
The tale of the tape (I know, not like this is an original blog title).
Thursday, January 20, 2011      24 comments

So it is no secret that my weight loss has been less than satisfying lately. I know we all get freaky about not seeing that scale go down or worse, seeing those numbers go up. I read alot of blogs (cause I am a Blog Ho in case you didnt get t... Read more
Pieces of the puzzle
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      22 comments

I am having a stressy day. I didnt realize how edgy I was until Frank called and talked to me about a work thing. I blew up over a very small thing. Then I came in and was ragging at the girls and Kelly calmly informed me that I was not doing an... Read more
sunshine, rainbows, lollipops and unicorns....tralalalaalala!
Sunday, January 16, 2011      20 comments

I know. I'm annoying. LOL. I woke up feeling really good this morning, I dont know why. Even tho I was awakened early by a Cable guy who was supposed to email me for an appt, not show up on a sunday morning. I have walked a lot this ... Read more
Team Maia vs. Team Jan
Thursday, January 13, 2011      17 comments

Back in November, when life was good and we were feeling confidant, back before Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and vacations, back to a peaceful time, Maia and I made a little wager. Whoever could lose the most weight got to have lunch bough... Read more
Just tried Zumba
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      22 comments

I just tried Zumba (on my xbox kinect). What a hoot! I did it all alone so nobody would laugh at me trying out the moves! lol. It was really fun and I did if for 30 whole minutes! woot woo! You people who do these classes all the time are B... Read more
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not
Sunday, January 09, 2011      25 comments

"If someone tells you that you can't do something, tell them "Yes, I can because I am doing it right now!" Barry Dinner with Schmucks (Great movie. See it). When they doubted I could lose any weight When they didnt think I would sti... Read more
I lost a friend
Friday, January 07, 2011      36 comments

Found out this morning that I lost a friend last night. SJ was not even 50 years old. She has hilarious,brilliant, vibrant, outrageous and one of my favorite people to see. We saw each other occasionally over the last 10 years or so, at a party ... Read more
Kady dr. visit
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      19 comments

Took Kady to the crohns specialist at UCSF yesterday. Basically, more testing, more waiting. They think they may be able to do a bowel resection instead of a complete colostomy but she needs blood tests, ct scans etc to see. So we will go thr... Read more
Jan: 1 Scale: Suck it!
Monday, January 03, 2011      17 comments

So I weighed in today after all the pigginess of christmas and vacation. I gained less than half a pound while I was away. While I am up about 4 pounds before christmas, I feel alot better about being able to get this weight off and keep going t... Read more
Heading home
Sunday, January 02, 2011      14 comments

Hey guys! hope all is well. I am on my way home and will get there tomorrow. I am looking forward to being home. It has been a pretty out of control few weeks. Between the baking and eating during christmas and barely any excercise this week and... Read more

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