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how did you do? sunday check in 1-19-14
Sunday, January 19, 2014      12 comments

So how did last week go? I did good with my cooking goal, and will do it again this week. Had pizza today but didn't eat too much. so I'm moving more, walking better and doing on. My goal for this week is cooking Sunday through Thursday, m... Read more
SUNDAY check in 1-12-14
Sunday, January 12, 2014      8 comments

SO? how did you do last week? You are going to tell me something you are proud of or something that went right! No regrets, no BUTS, none of that nonsense! This Tour does not stop for that! Moving forward OK to next week, tell me ONE goal t... Read more
What made you proud this week?
Thursday, January 09, 2014      7 comments

Hope you have all had a fantastic week so far! I want you to be thinking of your VIP access status and come up with at least ONE thing that made you proud of yourself this week. Don't worry! You have until SUNDAY to come up with something! ... Read more
Jan's wild and wonderful comeback tour, 2014!
Monday, January 06, 2014      14 comments

Well, my friends, I know you have missed the magic that is MAMADWARF! I have missed it, too! So, due to POPULAR demand (key on POP since it is the sound my jeans buttons make most of the time these days!), I am BACK! Let's have a little Q a... Read more
Medical update
Friday, December 27, 2013      27 comments

MY Biopsy came back CLEAN! NO CANCER! NO MORE SURGERIES! woooohooo! And my back which has kept me down for weeks, barely able to stand or walk for more than a few minutes, I had an epidural for my back today and I'm doing physical therapy s... Read more
i fell into the trap
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      11 comments

You know the one. Where we tell ourselves that we are tired of all this. Screw it, I will eat what I want, when I want. That I don't care. Then, you get that wake up call. That moment when: Your blood work shows you are diabetic again.... Read more
i learned something today
Monday, November 18, 2013      10 comments

It is no surprise to anyone who knows me that I LOVE cookies. Like, uncontrollably. I can never eat just one. One leads to a total sugar binge. I baked cookies yesterday. I guess I still felt the need for comfort. But today,I put them all in the... Read more
i got some upsetting news (very personal, feel free to skip)
Friday, November 15, 2013      25 comments

OK this is what's going on. You may recall my bitching about menopause for the last year or so. Well, I had a period after a year and mentioned it to my Dr. They were concerned and so, I had ultrasound on tuesday and today I had my biopsy. So wh... Read more
This made me cry, not in a bad way
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      5 comments

I would love for you all to watch this short video. It is a new york artist who literally strips away negativity about her body. It is beautiful. Truly. Let me know what you think. queenbeetrusty.kinja.com
/if-you-didnt-like-katy... Read more
I am Jealous
Sunday, November 10, 2013      15 comments

My sister in law, who was my partner in weight loss failure for YEARS, got lapband surgery. I was against it, gently told her why and then supported her decision. I understand why she wanted to do it. She weighed more than me, has unsuccessfu... Read more
what happened?
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      9 comments

I got tired of tracking, planning, thinking about food, what I COULD have, what I SHOULD have, all of it. So I checked in occasionally, walked a bit sometimes, ate what I wanted when I wanted it. And you know what? Most of the habits I formed he... Read more
Because it has been awhile, PICTURES!!!
Tuesday, October 08, 2013      11 comments

SO we did a photo shoot. My daughter, Kady, is the photographer. Here is a picture of Frank, Stitchy and I. I love it. And here is a picture of my daughter, Kady and He... Read more
Close one
Saturday, September 21, 2013      11 comments

It was a cool september morning, with the promise of rain hanging in the air. The woman had many things on her mind, many chores to do, but was feeling positive and was ready to get to work. As she entered her kitchen, she made a mental list of ... Read more
Whats going on with me
Thursday, September 19, 2013      4 comments

I have been super stressed. We have a lot of work (good thing) but it requires alot of office work and scheduling and rescheduling since we are in construction, things never seem to be ready when they are supposed to be. Our BIG annual raci... Read more
Hey Jan...Remember when
Thursday, September 12, 2013      6 comments

Remember when you were planning dinner at a restaurant, you would go on the website and plan a meal and track it before you even went there? And you stuck to it? And felt good? And proud? Well how about tomorrow when you go to Outback Steak... Read more

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