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Hope Around The Corner
Sunday, September 01, 2019      7 comments

August was filled with struggles and obstacles that tried to block my weight loss goals. Hope and faith in the end conquered and I ended the month w... Read more
Trying To Overcome Anxiety
Tuesday, August 27, 2019      9 comments

Current Weight: 340.2 lbs Yesterday I did not walk as far as my brain thought I could. I was disappointed with myself and have really been s... Read more
Surviving on a Strict Budget and Weight Loss
Sunday, August 25, 2019      10 comments

Let’s talk about food choices. If you are on a strict food budget like so many of us our in this country eating healthy is very challenging especial... Read more
Personal Struggle
Friday, August 23, 2019      7 comments

I am really struggling at the moment. Sometimes it seems like everything will go well and I hit the 330's and wham a wall will go up and I backslide back to 340's and I wish I had a good excuse but I don't. It's all about bad eating habits. I ha... Read more
Reflection
Thursday, August 15, 2019      6 comments

I wish I had some perfect formula that would fix parts of my anxiety but I don't and all I can do is manage it in the ways that I know how. Last... Read more
Changing My Morivation
Sunday, July 28, 2019      2 comments

This past week I have learned difficult lessons, which give me some new perspective on my life. Each time I think I am okay with or have accepted an... Read more
Prayer Request
Monday, July 22, 2019      16 comments

My mom Lora has been struggling with bone cancer and multiple myeloma since April 1st, she had surgery in April and did 1st round of radiation tr... Read more
How Did I Get Here
Saturday, July 20, 2019      6 comments

Where else can you start but the beginning of how you got here? I suppose it’s accurate to say I have always had a struggle with food my entire life. I was always the chubby kid growing up in comparison to my Mother and Sister who were always qu... Read more
Living In Appalachia
Monday, July 15, 2019      7 comments

I was born and raised in a very small town in Appalachia to be specific Appalachia stretches across 13 states but the whole of my state is enclosed in Appalachia which is West Virginia. My parents had a 60 acre farm where we raised everything we... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Looking back
Saturday, July 13, 2019      10 comments

When I look at this I remember exactly still what it felt like to be 386 pounds. I hated going to the gym and just 3 years before that I loved... Read more
A new Start
Thursday, June 20, 2019      3 comments

I have let half the year go by and cannot get motivated again at all. Early in the year my mom was diagnosed with bone cancer and multiple myeloma and I spent months fighting depression and anxiety over this. She finished radiation but they now ... Read more
How to move forward
Tuesday, October 03, 2017      5 comments

Yesterday at my dr appointment I faced the ugly truth of what I already knew I had gained even more weight I'm at 354 pounds now. How did I let this happen? Eating and not moving. Combination of medication I am on thrown in the mix too. I have... Read more
Friday
Sunday, August 13, 2017      5 comments

I went to the cardiologist on Friday and got some good news all the symptoms I have been feeling are not heart-related. My stress test and echo and EKG were all normal except I have an occasional extra heartbeat. She thinks my symptoms are IBS r... Read more
Challenges
Thursday, August 10, 2017      4 comments

Friday I'm going to the cardiologist to see if they can find out what's wrong with all these symptoms I'm having it's completely paralyzed me with fear. We always fear the unknown. We sometimes blindly believe we always have time to get health... Read more
A New Day
Friday, July 14, 2017      1 comments

Today I can't say I stayed within my calorie goal my BF took me out for lunch (Chinese) I did try to make better choices on the buffet but it was only estimation when I logged my food at the end of the day on here. Right afterward we joined a gy... Read more

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