I Finally Did It!
Today was already set to be a day of celebration for my daughter and me, because we recently moved past a not-so-good past, official and legal on paper... Read more
My sister and daughter do their weigh-ins on Saturday mornin... Read more
Run, Forrest, Run! Your Mama Lied to You!
I'm sorry, Mr. Gump, but your mama was just...wrong. I live for analogies, as it is often how my strange, scattered mind works, always grasping for som... Read more
TO MOTIVATE OR BE MOTIVATED? THAT IS THE QUESTION...and the answer is BOTH!
There are, from what I can tell by Googling and checking FAQs, about 5 million members on Sparkpeople. Therefore, when I posted my little SSP (shameles... Read more
Waste Not, Waist Not
Like many of us, when I was a kid, I was told that I was not allowed up from the table till I finished what was on my plate, even if my dear mama had t... Read more
Look What I Can Do!
Stress raises the heart rate. Does that make it aerobic? I wish, because if it was, I'd be getting quite the workout today, with my rent due but coming in too slowly, work due but getting done too slowly, and some personal/emotional/closure sort... Read more
I Ain't Too Proud To Blog
First, please forgive this scatter-brained blog, but I had a little too much of a fantastic time with my boyfriend this morning, and that has my head j... Read more
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, You're the Biggest Bully of Them All!
My sister is on a weight loss journey of her own, and she has a Facebook page for accountability (I highly recommend using your social networking for a... Read more
From Whence I Came
I am a preacher's kid and a preacher's grandkid, even if I haven't always acted like one. My mama was a Sunday school teacher, my grandma was the churc... Read more
Falling Is Not Failing
Twas the day before weigh-in,
and all through the house,
there were morsels of chocolate
far too big for a mouse...
... Read more
I Lost 200 Pounds This Morning!
Well, folks, that's it! Finally, after far too many months of waiting, 200 lbs. I did not need are gone from my life, courtesy of our county Common Ple... Read more
What Happens at Chuck E. Cheese Does Not Stay at Chuck E. Cheese
I am not Catholic, so I do not make confessions in a phone booth-looking box through a dryer vent-looking screen to a man in a robe. No offense to anyo... Read more
A Little Kummerspeck-ulation
When i got up this morning, courtesy of my TWIN PEAKS ringtone at 7 a.m., there was a little chat bubble in my messenger on my phone containing a messa... Read more
I Refuse to Re-Tire
Okay, so the mean British lady on my scale snickered this morning when she announced my weight at 159.2 lbs. I swear she did! Sure, it's only a half-pound gain, but when you've been on this journey as long as I have, it gets a bit frustrating wh... Read more
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The Beauty in the Journey
I am discovering today that Tuesdays are really just the evil stepsisters of Mondays, or at least this one feels like it. It is almost noon, and I have... Read more