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Month one down...
Saturday, February 02, 2019      8 comments

I guess I should have re-titled that to say month 13 down! Yes, yes it's true ladies and gentlemen, I have been on my third journey to lose over 100 lbs. for 13 months now. Stay seated, it's not that big a deal....well okay, I'll take your stand... Read more
Flight 2019
Wednesday, January 16, 2019      16 comments

Hello, welcome aboard Flight #2019. We are prepared to take off into the New Year. Please make sure your Attitude and Positive Vibes are secured and locked in an upright position. All self-destructive devices should be turned off at this time. A... Read more
News Re-Cap of 2018
Monday, January 07, 2019      5 comments

Hello there, and thank you for joining our weather cast already in progress... As you may remember, this last year has been full of every kind of weather conceivable that tested our stamina and ability to go on at times. Let's take a look back.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Joining the Gym at My Age!!!
Wednesday, October 10, 2018      17 comments

I have to preface this whole blog with the statement that I hav... Read more
Why I cry when I exercise
Sunday, September 09, 2018      5 comments

You may think you already know why I cry when I exercise. You may be right, or maybe there are different reasons besides that I am sick of getting into my workout clothes, working my guts off and forcing my body into unnatural contortions that a... Read more
Out Of The Mouths Of Babes Part: 2
Tuesday, August 28, 2018      4 comments

So fast forward a few years to the year 2018. Picture it, San Diego CA my back yard Pooloo. I am a grown woman, in charge of my own decisions, my own life and my own eating. At the highest weight ever in my life, all 285 pounds of me, I deci... Read more
Out of the Mouths of Babes Part: 1
Sunday, August 26, 2018      8 comments

So, I was raised in a very strict religious home. Not the kind where you can’t even dance like in Footloose, but the kind where I was taught to be modest, and to keep my arms and legs covered, and any other part of my body that might try to peek... Read more
Be Careful What You Wish For
Thursday, August 16, 2018      12 comments

Mama always said, “Be careful what you wish for.” As usual, Mama was right. My mama has been away from this earthly plane for many years. But the words I always covered my ears not to hear, are constantly coming out of my mouth to this day. Usua... Read more
Every Day Is A Good Day Above Ground!
Friday, August 03, 2018      6 comments

SO! I was challenged by a dear friend to blog more so here goes. I decided I didn't have to write a huge long saga every time I blog, just write a few lines to keep myself and maybe someone else motivated. Is anyone else having the kind of ... Read more
Friday, July 20, 2018      4 comments

So I am doing the 30 day Plateau Busting Challenge and today it said to re-think my exercise and then blog about it. I haven't written a blog for several years, but here goes.... I find exercise a challenge for physical as well as mental re... Read more
Friday, April 22, 2011      4 comments

WAAAAHHOOOOO! I AM OFFICIALLY DOWN 30.2 POUNDS!!! it only took me three years, a ton of heartache, lots of bumps in the road and several "starting overs", but i did it! i have purposely resisted writing a blog, as i have bin so bizzy pep-talki... Read more
Thursday, April 07, 2011      0 comments

jus a few hrs and i'll know how i did on the scale this last week...should be good, i've worked hard enough! here's crossin my fingers! ... Read more
Birthday dindin
Saturday, March 26, 2011      2 comments

well i went out to dinner at a famous steak house tonight and i put into practice some of the tips i have learned in the few weeks i have been working on sparkpeople...i sent the bread basket with its 2 different types of spreads BACK to the kit... Read more
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      1 comments

am actually lookin forward to weighing in this week. i feel like i have bin doin rilly well with my eating and exercise. i have had a paradigm shift and know that it will not all come off overnight and i need to be patient and treat myself wel... Read more
feeling better
Monday, March 21, 2011      1 comments

wow, i feel so much better than i did on Friday! i feel like i learned a great lesson in patience and perserverence. i was very distressed that i'd had a gain and i was about ready to throw in the towel! i wanted to eat everything in sight and... Read more

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