Pulling myself up by my boot straps
Saturday, February 25, 2012      10 comments

I have had a difficult couple of weeks. My job is very demanding, I work 2 jobs so that my husband can finish school. I am not personally prone to depression, but occasionally find myself empty, sometimes when you give of yourself and don't re... Read more
Annual Checkup Blog
Sunday, January 29, 2012      4 comments

As part of a challenge with one of my teams, I need to Blog about your transformation in health/fitness/wellness. I gained about 2 pounds over Thanksgiving which was amazing as I was at my parents and it was sooo stressful... I gained abou... Read more
Cake decorating
Monday, January 09, 2012      10 comments

Some of my recent cakes, the good about decorating cakes is that I can't stand cake or frosting anymore~ This is one I did for a contest called threadcakes, you copy a t shirt design onto a cake ... Read more
The good the bad and the ugly
Thursday, September 22, 2011      3 comments

The Good: My weight loss is moving along at 2-3 pounds per week. This will get me to around my lowest weight by the time I go home for thanksgiving. I also feel like I have connected with my biggest looser group. I just felt disconnected thi... Read more
So Embarrassed
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      5 comments

So Great week I am down another 3.8 pounds 29 total for this first month back. I was at work last night. I started my night In CCU, they called me to move me to ICU quic... Read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      3 comments

I had a relapse and was too embarrassed to come back, I actually made a new spark account to start over with. I decided that I am not the only one who has had to start over. I am almost back at my starting weight from last time, but I don't fe... Read more
Happy Nurses Week!
Wednesday, May 06, 2009      0 comments

Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, It requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter´s or sculptor´s work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to ... Read more
Year one, done!
Monday, July 07, 2008      6 comments

I just recently had my one year anniversary on Spark People. I have been spending time this week, re evaluating my goals where I am going and where I have been. This has been a very emotional journey! I have lost many pounds, tears and ... Read more
Beach Body Workout beginning measurements and goals
Sunday, May 04, 2008      6 comments

Here are my measurements at the beginning of Swimsuit Body Bootcamp. Weight 217.8 Bust 47" Under Bust 40" Waist 39" Hip 46" Butt 45" Thigh 23.5" Calf 17" Upper Arm 13.5" My goal for May is to get into a 12 pant... Read more
Page of the day, 2nd wind and 80lbs....
Wednesday, April 23, 2008      7 comments

Wow, 4/22/08 was a great day for me. I hit my 80 pound lost mark on weigh in day! I have been working so hard for that. Last challenge it seems that I gained and lost the same 5 pounds over and over(recycling:). I feel like I have finally... Read more
6 Things I know to be true – Lessons learned by a crazy red head
Sunday, April 20, 2008      5 comments

6 Things I know to be true – Lessons learned by a crazy red head 1. Excuses are just that, excuses. I was a master at making excuses for my weight. 2. There is always time to eat healthy. I can make something healthy quicker than I can g... Read more
Day 1 of 12 week challenge
Tuesday, April 08, 2008      4 comments

Today is the first day of my 2nd biggest looser challenge. I am determined that this will be my best one yet. I am determined to firmly be below 200 pounds. I don't need anyone to wish me luck. It will happen if I have to cut my hair and wei... Read more
No I did not have a gastric Bypass!!!!
Thursday, April 03, 2008      5 comments

The other day at work 4 people came up to me and asked me about my gastric bypass. I am not a fan of them, I am not condemning others choices, it is just not the choice for me. I have worked so hard at loosing this weight, it seemed like with ... Read more
April Fools, It is no joke
Wednesday, April 02, 2008      3 comments

I have been a little sad and for a better word depressed. Life has gotten in the way. My hubby lost his job still is trying to get back into the nursing program and my weight loss has stalled. I have lost a little less than 1 pound a week in ... Read more
Kids, Cancer and weight loss II
Wednesday, March 26, 2008      8 comments

Mathew was too sick to start Chemo when we got there. He had to have TPN a type of IV total hydration that has all of the essentials. Denver children’s hospital was a trial. Unbelievably we were there 4 days before anyone offered me a toothbr... Read more

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