Great Weekend
Monday, April 13, 2009      1 comments

We had a great family weekend. On Saturday we went to friends ranch. There was games, 4 wheelers, friends and food! Had lots of fun. Came home that night and started smoking briskets for Sunday. Slept about 4 hours and was up to start cooking fo... Read more
Time to slow down
Sunday, April 05, 2009      0 comments

It is time to slow down a little. I am hurting today. I am going to go lay down so I can rest. It will be 3 weeks Monday that I had my surgery.Has not been that long. Still another 3-5 weeks before I can really move around. maria... Read more
Today is...
Saturday, April 04, 2009      2 comments

Today is 1 year on Spark People! That means 50 lbs gone. Insulin gone! 2 high blood pressure pills gone!( 1 to go) Size 24-26 and 3XL gone! What a difference 1 year makes in our lives. I have kept the weight off and plan to loose 50 more lbs. Ne... Read more
Saturday is....
Friday, April 03, 2009      1 comments

Saturday will make 1 year on Spark People. emoticon Update tmw! maria... Read more
The Shirt
Friday, March 27, 2009      5 comments

A few weeks ago on my shopping trip I bought a Ralph Lauren shirt. It was an XL and a little snug. I loved the color and bought it saying I would get into this shirt. I wore it today!It fit! One year ago I would not have shopped in the Ralph La... Read more
Tuesday, March 24, 2009      4 comments

The doctor took out my staples today. He said I could start walking again as long as I wear my binder. I walked for 30 min. Man it felt so good! Thanks to all of you for your support during this week after surgery. maria... Read more
On the road again...
Saturday, March 21, 2009      1 comments

Yes, I am on the road again to better control of my sugars. My sugar this morning was 94! emoticon Keeping my sug... Read more
Day 1 and 2
Friday, March 20, 2009      4 comments

Well yesterday my highest sugar was 117! emoticon I did it. This morning my sugar was 103. I am so proud of mysel... Read more
It's time....
Thursday, March 19, 2009      2 comments

It's time for me to take control of my sugars again. I had become to dependant on the med. With this surgery I need to have great sugars to keep from getting an infection from high sugars. I am taking control once and for all- no turning back! M... Read more
One year ago, I would not have said....
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      5 comments

One year ago you would not have heard me say.. I miss exercising. I really miss it! I love getting out there and walking and taking the dog for walk. Will be few weeks before I can do that... but I am so looking forward to that! maria... Read more
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      0 comments

My surgery went well. I came home Monday. I have 3 inch cut above belly button. I will get staples out on Tuesday. Thank you everyone for thoughts and prayers. Maria... Read more
Wednesday, November 05, 2008      8 comments

Yikes! When I started this journey my BMI was 48%! Almost half of me was fat! Well, today I checked again. Glad to say I am down to 38%! I know it is still high but I dropped 20%! ... Read more
Enough is enough!
Monday, October 06, 2008      6 comments

I decided today that enough is enough! I have been playing with the same 10 pounds for a long time now! I want to be below 200 once and for all. No turning back! I am not content where I am at and want to go the distance! I want to weigh about 1... Read more
New Team
Monday, September 29, 2008      1 comments

I started a new team called Pounds Gone Forever! It is all about saying good-bye to those pounds that are never coming back! Kick them to the curb! I know I am! Join me in saying bye-bye! Maria... Read more
Tuesday, September 23, 2008      4 comments

This darn toe won't heal1 I am so ready to get back to the track and the elliptical! I think I am going to have to go to the doctor and get it drained. And of course stupid Sears has not called! For those who don't know, a 8lb dumbbell fell o... Read more

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