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Coping with Cancer - Start by giving myself a big old gigantic bear hug
Saturday, February 27, 2010      31 comments

I got through the holidays in one piece and was going back down in weight. Then my mom was diagnosed with cancer. That definitely threw me for a loop. I've been medicating... Read more
The Good Side of Bad - Living with Cancer
Thursday, January 28, 2010      30 comments

My mom was diagnosed with metatastic adrenocarcinoma last week. On my birthday! What a day! It was devastating and caused so much heartache and worry. We made it through the ... Read more
Metastic Adenocarcinoma
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      51 comments

So, how does one say hello to those two words? Does this become the big pink elephant in the middle of the living room or do I shine the brightest light on it that I can? A... Read more
What the heck happened over the holidays and looking forward to 2010!!
Sunday, January 10, 2010      32 comments

So! I did it! My goal was to not gain one pound over the holidays, and I did it! My other goal was not to fuss and worry about every bite that went in my mouth, and I did ... Read more
Here's to loving my weakest links! Salute!
Sunday, October 18, 2009      25 comments

I’m back! My hip injury, which turned out to be a back injury, definitely turned a corner this week. I’ve been resting, icing, heat padding, sleeping, and going to the chir... Read more
Boy, do I recommend taking a week off!!
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      32 comments

WOW!! Do I recommend taking a week off!! I am feeling GREAT!!! I have been on Spark since mid-March of this year. And I am TOTALLY committed to making it work. I hav... Read more
Them Bones, Them Bones, Them Hip Bones!!
Sunday, September 20, 2009      17 comments

Go Kitty Go! I am so jealous of those hip bones! Maybe I should have done a little more of this in my exercise program… So here I am, alone with my injury. Just me an... Read more
Letting Go of Timing
Sunday, September 13, 2009      19 comments

When the time is right, child. When the time is right. How often have we heard those words - from a friend, a sponor, or our Higher Power? We want things so badly - th... Read more
Explaining the Butterfinger Bars in My Freezer!!!
Monday, September 07, 2009      30 comments

So, there I was doing my thing today, cruising through the fridge looking for veggies or fruit or something reasonable to eat. Then what do I spy in my freezer???? Butterfi... Read more
Leaving the 60s behind! I have lost 60 pounds and ditched 260 for good!!!
Thursday, September 03, 2009      32 comments

I am looking at 60 pounds lost in the rear view mirror and leaving 260 pounds behind for good! I broke both goals this past week! Such an amazing feat that I had NO IDE... Read more
Bits and Pieces!!! Do I aim high or low? What size do I wear???
Saturday, August 22, 2009      23 comments

So, I am getting all primed up for my 60-pounds lost day. It is coming up very soon; maybe this week, maybe next week. Anyway, I have been looking at my clothes and KNOWING... Read more
As Promised, the VACA pictures! Starring....Dewey the Dog!!!
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      31 comments

As promised, here are the VACA pictures! This is what the car looked like! We left Tucson and drove to Phoenix to see my little darling for her birthday. THAT was the begi... Read more
Fluffiness is a state of mind - A toast to H2O!!!
Sunday, August 02, 2009      20 comments

I’m feeling fluffy this morning! I gained three pounds in three days, which definitely has to be WATER weight. I’ve learned over the past few months that if you lose weight... Read more
All-American Road Trip!!! Upcoming VACA!!!
Sunday, July 26, 2009      21 comments

So I am getting ready for a two-week vacation! I am so excited, because I have not had a REAL vacation in years. This is going to be so much fun. My mom, Dewey the Dog, and I are driving from Tucson through Tempe, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and t... Read more
I’ve lost 33.333333% of myself!
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      33 comments

So guess what? I’ve lost a third of a person! One of my friends mentioned that I looked like I had lost half a person. Well not quite, but pretty close! 55 pounds x... Read more

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