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The ultimate RED shoes to go with the ultimate RED dress!
Monday, October 13, 2008      19 comments

Perseverance pays losing weight and in....shoe shopping! I bought these amazing shoes today at Charlotte Russe. $10 bucks! I think they are much better than the others. They give the red dress what it with subtle sex... Read more
Mindless Eating vs. Mindful Eating
Sunday, October 12, 2008      11 comments

Mindless eating. That's what has gotten me into trouble with my weight in the past. Since January I have been mindful of what I eat, almost every day. The result? 61 pounds lost. I go on vacation for 18 days beginning October 22nd. I... Read more
Red Dress Pitchas!
Saturday, October 11, 2008      16 comments

I'm wearing this hawt lipstick red dress somewhere special on my vacation to Vegas later this month! YOWSAAAA! The dress is Victoria's Secret, size 8. (You all know that Vicky's stuff runs small, right?) I'm still not sure about the ... Read more
How I feel about losing 60 pounds...and other updates.
Saturday, October 04, 2008      19 comments

There won't be any great insight in this blog. I just need to talk about how I feel and what's going on with me lately. I made it to 60 pounds lost this week. I'm floored. Really. I'm not even sure I can describe how I feel. Where ar... Read more
"I Love Jesus, but I drink a little"
Thursday, September 18, 2008      26 comments

Meet Gladys from Austin, Texas...
y-p1.php A friend of mine sent me this link to a clip from the Ellen Show. It's so funny...I just had to share it. At 88... Read more
Ostrich Behavior Not Welcome Here
Saturday, September 13, 2008      22 comments

I've always told my husband he seems to enjoy stirring up conflict. He, in turn, tells me I seem to want to "stick my head in the sand" and ignore problems. I can't tell you how many times we have had this argument over our years of raising 3 ... Read more
Girlfriendz update....etc.
Friday, September 05, 2008      18 comments

No pitchas...d**m...shoulda' taken a pitcha.... Recently I blogged about getting together with girlfriendz. We had our first gathering tonight and it was great. There were 6 of us...JJ, Deb, Ellen, Pam, Stephanie, and me. We talked and la... Read more
I'm a SparkPeople Motivator!
Thursday, August 28, 2008      31 comments

Today I received notification from SP that I have been voted a SparkPeople Motivator by my peers. I am so happy and deeply moved by your confidence in me. Nothing thrills me more than to know that I have nudged someone in the right direction t... Read more
Showing My A$$ in Public!
Wednesday, August 27, 2008      25 comments

Just call me the Katie Couric of SparkPeople cuz, like it or not, I'm about to share with you all the details of my 'I turned 50' colonoscopy experience... I just had the procedure this morning, and I am very glad it is over. First, let me... Read more
3D Communication + Risk Taking = TIGERLILY Jeans
Saturday, August 23, 2008      14 comments

I work for an organization that provides leadership development every quarter. Every 3 months, 500 or so leaders come together for a full day of training. Yesterday's training was on communication....but not just your regular every day communi... Read more
50 Pounds Lost!
Sunday, August 10, 2008      18 comments

I've lost 50...FIFTY...5-0...POUNDS. emoticon I've waited for this day for so long...I'm totally at a loss for w... Read more
De Nile is not just a river in Egypt!
Saturday, August 09, 2008      10 comments

With all this talk about posting pics of ourselves in swimsuits (playfully called "SparkPorn") so we don't lose our motivation and get complacent, I went perusing through my drawers to see what was there. I did not find a vintage number as cute... Read more
July Recap and Goals for August, Plus Something for CJ
Saturday, August 02, 2008      4 comments

emoticonI looked back over my blogs for this month and I really had a lot of ups and downs. If you are not bloggin... Read more
Remembering a very special day
Monday, July 28, 2008      6 comments

One year ago today my daughter, Aimee, married her sweetheart, Benjamin. They had liked each other for 10 years, but the relationship got serious when she entered college. Ben is four years older than Aimee, and he patiently waited until she w... Read more
On the train to low-sodiumville
Sunday, July 27, 2008      1 comments

We had a houseful of young adults today. One of my son's friends is leaving this week for law school, so a gathering of food, socializing and video-gaming (Halo) was called to honor his departure. Our home has long been the prime location for s... Read more

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