RASTUS55's Blogs

Well I did it....
Saturday, October 03, 2009      12 comments

I got on the scales this morning and just like I figured I stayed the same. I have always known that if I don't get my butt out and workout I WON'T lose weight. So I have yet again proven the theory...Get off my butt or stay in a rut!!! I didn't... Read more
Friday, October 02, 2009      13 comments

Well a whole week went by and I have been grounded from my workouts due to my Oxygen levels or lack of!! I have been a good girl and followed my diet and didn't have any "pity party pig outs". One thing I don't understand though is...why does on... Read more
Standing Outside The Fire....
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      5 comments

Every time I catch cold I am plagued by Asthma and this week I have to abstain from walking because I can't get enough O2 to sustain me during exercise. Trust me...this is not settling well with me as I have some pretty serious goals I look to m... Read more
Bananas....they aren't just for monkeys anymore! :-)
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      5 comments

A professor at CCNY for a physiological psych class told his class about bananas. He said the expression "going bananas" is from the effects of bananas on the brain. Read on: Never, put your banana in the refrigerator!!! ... Read more
A Woman is Born...
Friday, September 25, 2009      13 comments

I wrote this poem a few years back when I was troubled with some personal issues. Writing always helps to clear my mind and heals my aching heart and soul. Maybe some of you can relate to this poem. A woman is born... She fights for li... Read more
Not for the weak of heart... Rosa Doreen (video blog)
Friday, September 25, 2009      12 comments

I know I know this is a bit weird but I love all types of animals. I said I would NEVER own a snake but this little dainty girl caught my eye. This is all the bigger that corn snakes get and they are very docile. Ever since I took my first breat... Read more
Thursday, September 24, 2009      2 comments

I just wanted to take this time to let the people know who follow me and support me that I appreciate you so much. I am very motivated but it is because of all of you that I stay that way. I have lost weight so many times before and then turned ... Read more
Ode to a very special friend...
Sunday, September 20, 2009      15 comments

I have a love for Shih Tzus and one of the first Shih Tzus that I owned captured my very soul. She truly was an extension of my body as we shared everything in life. She lived to be 15 years old at which time I was forced to have her put down be... Read more
Measuring up...
Sunday, September 20, 2009      4 comments

About 13 years ago I lost 85 pounds, wore a size 12 and felt great. Before I started dieting, which at that time was done through Weight Watchers, I was trying hard to become callused to the attitude I got from people concerning my obese appeara... Read more
A hard dose of reality...
Monday, September 14, 2009      5 comments

I was very excited about my 4 pound weight loss and very proud! Well amidst the joy I realized I had a wedding to attend this last weekend and panic struck. What do I have to wear that fits me now?? Well I had nothing to wear so I left after wor... Read more
Git er' done!
Friday, September 11, 2009      5 comments

I didn't get started actually working toward my goals until about 2 or 3 weeks, after I had signed up to SparkPeople. On August 25th after reading my emails and success stories I finally had found the motivation I needed. After years of dieting ... Read more
a fresh start!
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      3 comments

Everyday is a new beginning! By jmpyle Everyday is a new beginning! We all know those people that just don't seem to shine when morning comes around. In fact, maybe you are one of them. But the greatest gift we have is knowing that e... Read more
Sugar Cubes never lie!
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      3 comments

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Pictures of our Flower Garden that you can view
Friday, August 14, 2009      3 comments

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For all the dog lovers...
Sunday, August 09, 2009      7 comments

From time to time, people tell me, "lighten up, it's just a dog," or "that's a lot of money for just a dog." They don't understand the distance traveled, the time spent, or the costs involved for "just a dog." Some of my proudest... Read more

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