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almost met a goal
Saturday, April 04, 2015      6 comments

well my goal by my 42nd birthday (March 24th) was to lose 100 pounds. I lost 75 and am pretty happy with that!!... Read more
Lots of stress, anxiety, depression
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      7 comments

Wow, SO much has changed since my last blog entry!! We returned my daughter to school, and a few weeks later she came home with another injury. We had an ARD that ended in a non consensus, so we have filed Due Process against the school distri... Read more
Hard week
Sunday, October 05, 2014      4 comments

So this past week was one of the worst ones in my life. major things going on at my daughter's school and we have her at home until we can ensure her safety. She had to go to the doctor twice this week and have blood drawn, and this all causes... Read more
Feelin' Skinny
Friday, September 12, 2014      7 comments

It's a chilly rainy day and I'm loving it! Just gotta try to get out and walk if/when the rain lets up. Last night I made up a batch of pumpkin spice creamer for my coffee and it is hitting the spot!! Much better than going by Starbucks for a... Read more
stress, medical junk
Sunday, September 07, 2014      4 comments

My weight loss has slowed down some. Of course part of that is I have been eating horribly (I'm such a stress eater!). I'm hoping to do better this week and add some time at the gym in addition to my morning walks. I want to keep losing for s... Read more
42 gone
Tuesday, August 19, 2014      4 comments

I am now down a total of 42 pounds! I saw my gyno yesterday and the first thing he said was "You've lost a lot of weight!" and kept praising me for it. He said he could tell that I am doing better overall. I was glad one of my doctors finally... Read more
Medical stuff, very frustrating
Friday, July 25, 2014      4 comments

My husband's surgery went well. He's home and recovering. Which means I am busy and not sleeping much! But I'm also getting some things taken care of that are hard to take care of when I'm working (estimates on the roof and fence for example!... Read more
a lot on my plate
Sunday, July 20, 2014      4 comments

and I'm not talking food. ha! My husband has knee surgery this week. He'll be on crutches for 10-12 days and will have to be driven to PT. They said it would take him a month to be back to 100%. He starts back to work on Aug. 14. I have to... Read more
Mid summer update
Thursday, July 10, 2014      2 comments

Been meaning to do an update on here for awhile, just keep getting easily distracted! I have lost 35 pounds now and am feeling pretty good. I really need to try to increase my exercise some, but that's hard when my husband is facing a lot of ... Read more
Feeling productive and motivated (6 month look back)
Sunday, June 01, 2014      4 comments

I have spent the day cleaning out the fridge, freezer, and pantry. Went to the store and stocked up on fresh fruit and veggies for my husband and daughter to have readily available, plus for me to take to work. I've GOT to find a way to get mo... Read more
day off
Monday, May 26, 2014      3 comments

I've had a pretty lazy day but did get about an hour of housework done. My husband is making his posole for dinner so the house smells yummy! I have enjoyed my day off of work!!... Read more
nearing the end of 5%
Saturday, May 24, 2014      8 comments

One week left in the 5% challenge. I am very proud of my loss this time, this will probably be the closest I've ever come to losing my 5% during a challenge! I'm not sure if I will get to the full 15 pounds lost, it may be only 11 or 12, but h... Read more
Snow, sick kid, NSV
Monday, April 14, 2014      3 comments

Now my baby girl has c diff. She's had it before. But it doesn't surprise me since she's been on an antibiotic pretty much constantly since the end of January. Poor kid. I'm ready for her to be well and I'm sure she is too!! So I'm at h... Read more
new medicine, possible fast??
Monday, April 07, 2014      7 comments

Well my doctor didn't put me on insulin, wanted me to try a new pill first. Invokana. It works like Byetta and Victoza, but is a pill instead of injectable. I started it March 20 and have lost 9 pounds since then. I really feel almost like I... Read more
8 week update
Saturday, March 15, 2014      4 comments

Well, I can't believe 8 weeks has flown by. I did lose about a pound, and really overall since the beginning of the year I have lost 7 pounds. It's been rough, my daughter continues to get sick (strep throat last week, sinus infection this wee... Read more

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