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Focusing on Me for a Change...and It's Working!
Sunday, August 12, 2018      7 comments

I have always put myself on the back burner and give my e... Read more
Still Here, Still Me....Another Week Ahead!
Saturday, July 28, 2018      5 comments

Tomorrow is Sunday, the beginning of a new week on most c... Read more
Making the Time for Me
Saturday, June 30, 2018      6 comments

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Feeding the Jar
Thursday, June 21, 2018      1 comments

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A New Approach to This Journey
Wednesday, June 06, 2018      11 comments

As I have been lamenting before, I was a fat kid from birth to age 15 when I lost weight. I managed to maintain it until I was 22 and got pregnant. I am 54 now. No more excuses. Yes, genetics are not a help. Neither is my diabetes, and all of... Read more
Keep on Going Even When the Going Gets Tough
Thursday, May 24, 2018      7 comments

"Tough times never last, but tough people do!" was something I heard a tv minister say several years ago. It's even the title of a book I have tucked away. It's about positive thinking. When you think about it, if you want to get anywhere o... Read more
Finally the Scales are Moving the Right Way!
Sunday, May 20, 2018      9 comments

It's been a long winter and now late into Spring here. But what can I say, other than I managed to gain over 20 lb. without trying! Here we go again...the scales were ever so stubborn for the longest time but now are creeping down in my favou... Read more
Still Adamant About Not Giving Up!
Monday, April 30, 2018      6 comments

I have had a weight issue since childhood. It's no excuse at my age, I get it. Genetics are no help. But again, not an excuse. I heard it said once, "Genetics load the gun. Lifestyle pulls the trigger." It's true to an extent. My brother agreed ... Read more
Hanging On....
Tuesday, April 17, 2018      10 comments

I got on the scales this morning. No loss and no gain for three weeks! I am not happy. Especially when I am six pounds heavier than December! ... Read more
Am I a Conqueror? Yes I Am!
Thursday, April 12, 2018      4 comments

Am I a conqueror or at least a warrior? I keep telling myself I am. Done with the negative self-talk. Oddly enough, even though I am 54 years old, I can still hear the kids at elementary school teasing me about my size. The hurt fades, but... Read more
A New Day to Start Over
Wednesday, April 11, 2018      7 comments

Although I have been pretty good lately nutrition-wise, the scales are not moving. They have been stuck on 210 lb. for a few weeks now. Frustrating? You bet. I try to console myself that at least I am not the 234 lb. I was back around... Read more
Keeping My Promise to Myself
Monday, March 19, 2018      7 comments

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Work, Work, Work....But Grateful
Wednesday, February 28, 2018      7 comments

I have been working overtime at my security job in a trucking yard since long before Christmas due to chronic staff shortage. Admittedly, I am very tired and the tax man loves me. But I have always felt a sense of responsibility to help where ne... Read more
Another Day!
Thursday, January 18, 2018      1 comments

I must keep this picture in mind every time I think of eating ANYTHING! I must, I Must, I MUST! This is a picture of hubby and I in Havana, Cuba on ... Read more
Still At It....Weight Not Budging
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      2 comments

Good morning! Still waking up but thought I would write a quick blog. Today and tomorrow I am off work, so I will try to blog tomorrow as well what ... Read more

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