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New Shoes!
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      3 comments

emoticon After getting blisters and bruises and rubbings from my old pair of workout shoes, I finally decid... Read more
My 2017 Faces
Monday, January 01, 2018      5 comments

My face is where I have seen the most physical changes on this weight loss journey. Here are a few pictures from throughout 2017 to show the shifting of my face and the progress I have accomplished so far. ... Read more
Birthday Transformation
Wednesday, December 27, 2017      10 comments

Yesterday was my 35th birthday! I had a lazy day followed up with a a fun night with family and friends. I had my friend take a picture of me last night to compare to my birthday 2 years ago when I was at my heaviest. I look at these two picture... Read more
Thanksgiving Transformation
Saturday, November 25, 2017      5 comments

Left: Thanksgiving 2016; Right: Thanksgiving 2017 I have lost about 50 pounds since the first picture was taken, and 65 total from my heaviest ... Read more
Lip Sync Contest
Wednesday, November 22, 2017      5 comments

Every year the school where I teach puts on a Lip Sync Contest to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The opening act, and best act, is the faculty routine! This year we did a mashup of oldies songs and it was so much fun. We t... Read more
Getting Closer
Sunday, November 19, 2017      7 comments

I weighed-in this morning with another 2 pounds lost! That's 65 total pounds gone! Woot! I am only 11 pounds from my next big goal which I'm hoping to hit before the end of 2017. This past week had a few changes and I was worried I wouldn't h... Read more
Letting Go
Tuesday, November 14, 2017      3 comments

A couple months ago I started a relationship with an incredible guy. He is wonderful and I have no ill wishes toward him, but the timing has been off and right now it is best for us to go our own ways. I've been dealing with a roller coaster of ... Read more
Lazy weekend
Sunday, November 05, 2017      6 comments

This past week was super busy with work and other responsibilities. I decided that this weekend needed to be relaxing. I already feel much happier! I was able to read for several hours, spend quality time with my fur babies, catch up on some TV ... Read more
Happy and Confused
Sunday, October 29, 2017      4 comments

I was very anxious for today's weigh-in since I was not as active as I should have been throughout the week and I stayed at the top of my calorie and food range all week. I was hoping for a loss but not expecting a big one. I stepped on the scal... Read more
2nd Big Goal Met!
Sunday, October 22, 2017      7 comments

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New doctor
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      4 comments

I moved back to my hometown over 4 years ago and have been putting off finding a new family practice doctor. I could have gone back to my former childhood doctor but he has retired. After talking to some friends and colleagues about who they see... Read more
Letting my heart heal
Thursday, October 05, 2017      6 comments

I fell in love. I fell in love after several horrible and damaging relationships. I thought I had found my forever love and happiness, then it all came crashing down. I was depressed, distraught, and had little self worth. I questioned everythin... Read more
Feeling determined
Sunday, May 07, 2017      3 comments

I have about 50 days until I leave for a 12 day trip to the Capitals of the British Isles with 11 students. Our trip includes lots of walking tours and several of those tours are in hilly areas. I need to make sure I am fit enough to be able to ... Read more
Hey there!
Monday, April 03, 2017      4 comments

Wow! It has been a really long time since my last blog entry! Here I am! A lot has changed in my life since the last post. I am no longer single! Woot woot! I've been dating my guy for about 3 months now and he is amazing! I am so happy! A... Read more
Ready for Fall
Sunday, September 11, 2016      4 comments

I have been in a slump of not being very active, but today the cooler morning temperature was a great reason to go for a walk with my pup. We walked over 4 miles on a local nature trail. It was beautiful. Some spots were very sunny and war... Read more

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