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When you are so out of shape that a walk is daunting
Monday, December 14, 2020      5 comments

In August I decided to start walking. I was so out of shape. We have a small park near my home and each lap is 9/10 of a mile. Oh my goodness. There is one section of the park that when you walked around it had a slight incline. You would h... Read more
2019 to 2020 / 50 lb weight loss journey.
Sunday, December 13, 2020      7 comments

. I can't tell you how much I HATE this picture. I remember dressing that day and feeling like crap. My favorite night of the year is Christmas eve and... Read more
Evaluating and Prioritizing
Saturday, December 12, 2020      2 comments

This is not a boo hoo story. This is a story of a woman that has been trying with every fiber in her being to stay sane. I have had great success in losing some weight in the past 4 1/2 months. I am trying to not to emotionally eat and to keep... Read more
What will make this time different than the all the other times?
Monday, January 20, 2020      3 comments

I am here again. The once spark people motivator that crashed and burned and gained so much weight that she almost could touch 300 lbs.. The moment that I finished a sprint triathlon ... Read more
Just logged it
Sunday, May 12, 2019      4 comments

Yesterday was a fun day. I went yardsaling w my sister. We just had a joy ride on a beautiful day. We ate a healthy lunch. Saw my beautiful granddaughter. Got a quick walk in! Finished the day off w a margarita and dollar store run. Hm... Read more
Breaking the need to be codependent
Friday, May 10, 2019      5 comments

Currently I am working on not being co dependent. Seems easy but it is so hard. I want my kids to tell me things, but not everything because it is hard not to want to try to fix it. Well that has been my job since they were my babies. I wa... Read more
Snow bound
Sunday, February 12, 2017      6 comments

New England has been hit heavy with snow this week and cold weather. I live on the New Hampshire Massachusetts line and we had a healthy 18 inches of snow on Thursday. Another 4 yesterday.. Today an impending blizzard will arrive for today thr... Read more
What is the driving force? Who is behind the wheel?
Monday, February 06, 2017      5 comments

I would like to think that I know who is driving. If I am in a car I know there is one person behind the wheel. If I do not feel safe with the driver I would not get in the car! You trust when you are getting on a bus, subway, plane or train ... Read more
Putting a twist on my weight gain Part 1
Saturday, December 31, 2016      9 comments

In 2016 I lost 50 lbs... in 2016 I gained 14 lbs. if Jeanne lost 50 lbs then found 14 lbs what did Jeanne lose and gain? Gosh weight loss is the biggest mind game going. I am going to look at this silly equation again.. I lost 50 lbs in... Read more
Dissecting my weight loss roadblock. Building bridge and getting over it!
Sunday, November 20, 2016      3 comments

So Spark People does keep me on track. I have not been on and my 3 lb weigh gain is more like 8 lbs in the past month of not sparking and the past 2 months of eating more carbs.. Hmm note to self that WOL change does not mean that if you re... Read more
Definition of Insanity
Monday, October 17, 2016      6 comments

For 3 weeks I have avoided the scale. I have had a hard time looking in the mirror. I have followed low carb for a couple of days then eaten sweet... Read more
Be gone Patricia. My inner saboteur.
Sunday, October 16, 2016      4 comments

Years ago I wrote about Patricia. She is my inner saboteur. No matter how much forward progress I make she shows her head and my weight loss stops. Ok. Patricia is the school bully that taunted me from a young age. She said horrible things a... Read more
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      3 comments

My quick trip to visit relatives has been canceled. So my intentions are to have some fun at home for a few days since I already have the time off. I am planning on getting my hair done. Going to a party. Having a few work outs. My eatin... Read more
Motivational socks?!!!
Sunday, October 02, 2016      6 comments

I am not always kind to myself. I am a work in progress. Last month I treated myself to new socks. I was in Target in the workout clothes section and I found the BEST socks! 4 pairs of socks in a pack and 3 pairs with motivational quotes! ... Read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016      3 comments

I can not undo all I have done in one week. I know that I am having unreasonable cravings. I know that it has to do with hormones. I can walk. I can drink water. I can have a small treat. I will not let hormones dictate my life.... Read more

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