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Day 5 - quite alive!
Saturday, May 25, 2013      0 comments

I look back at the past 55years of being overweight to obese and wish that I had come to this place sooner. So much yoyoing, so much self-hatred and regret...so much self loathing. I decided to embrace a vegan diet because NOTHING else has worke... Read more
NOW
Saturday, December 05, 2009      1 comments

This time is different...my focus is different. Put together 5 days of sane eating, breathing and thinking ONE DAY AT A TIME. I won't get ahead of myself - its not helpful. I won't be deterred. I will make it, and walk away from the nagging diss... Read more
Added a partner to my team!
Thursday, July 09, 2009      0 comments

I am very excited to say that I have enlisted my nurse practitioner to my support team in the goal of making the changes and adopting the habits I need in order to secure a healthy long life! She has been administering my Boniva shots this past ... Read more
changing the ticker
Tuesday, June 30, 2009      1 comments

Just had to make it more REAL! Yes, I still have the same long-range goal of getting down to a normal BMI, but in the meantime, I really need to keep my focus on smaller successes. I want to weigh 160 by my birthday Sept 5th, and seeing the goal... Read more
-5 (okay...- 4.75) Close enough!
Monday, June 15, 2009      1 comments

Excited about a big start, but also tempering my excitement with the knowledge that this must be adopted as my new permanent lifestyle. Stress must be addressed with non-food soothers, and I will be working to introduce and master healthy lifest... Read more
weigh in tomorrow!
Sunday, June 14, 2009      0 comments

Hoping for a loss...life is simplerwithout crazy workload and stress!Sleeping MUCH better!... Read more
Not exactly a jump start?!
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      2 comments

This is a really stressful time at school and my seniors have been the least motivated of my career. Somedays I feel like I'm hauling their unwilling butts over the finish line all by myself...There's SO MUCH to do in the next two weeks with exh... Read more
hmmm twice a day when possible?
Saturday, April 25, 2009      2 comments

Okay. So the hubby and I have added our morning walk and are enjoying it...very much. Since it feels so right, and launches me into my busy (crazy right now) days, obviously I will continue it. But, I'm also wondering about adding an afternoo... Read more
Walkin' yes indeed.
Thursday, April 23, 2009      1 comments

Well, my hubby and I have been walking a brisk half hour every morning, and other than the really BAD Northern Illinois winter as an excuse, I can't believe we ever stopped. I HAVE SO MUCH MORE ENERGY ALL DAY, even from this little snippet of a ... Read more
Shopping trip:ARGGGH! Who are you and what have you done with her?
Sunday, April 19, 2009      2 comments

Yup...I needed a bra BADLY because that's the way the old one fit and felt! It had turned into a torture device sometime over the past month when the underwire broke. But- insert huge sigh here...I wasn't prepared for the "fun-house mirrors" ins... Read more
Excited to weigh in Mon
Friday, March 27, 2009      2 comments

OK. I admit it, I am....even though I know that the first week is just the beginning of a LONG journey, I do want to see the first step- and the first week is always more visually rewarding than some of the seemingly stagnant times. I am also ne... Read more
BIG black pants
Thursday, March 26, 2009      1 comments

These babies are going to make a magnificent impact when I pose in them for my AFTER photo!!! ...wow...can you BELIEVE they used to fit??? She's swimming in 'em! Oh yeah! :)... Read more
Oh Richard! ...and Leslie!
Tuesday, March 24, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday I tried a variety of exercise videos/dvds and wound up incredibly grateful for Richard Simmons's "bunny workout" aka:Sweatn to the Oldies! While I did what I could with Kathy Smith's Special K dvd floorexercises and Billy Blanks "Taebo... Read more
new day...new chapter
Monday, March 23, 2009      2 comments

Dusting myself off and starting anew! Today I will move, tally my food and fluid intake, journal or draw, accomplish some goals and positively care for myself. My goals wont be met overnight, but my teammates are proof that they are achievable. ... Read more
HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sunday, October 12, 2008      2 comments

I think that says it all! Praying for strength and focus and everything I need to start choosing a healthy life one day at a time! Trying to gather up and step on the scale again. If you hear a primal scream or experience a rumbling beneath your... Read more

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