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Hard Times ... New Day
Wednesday, October 16, 2013      7 comments

Yesterday was the 3 year anniversary of losing our home to the economy/foreclosure, not the best day to remember. I found myself in the emergency room with my now 15 year old daughter, she had a bad reaction to a new medication. She is o... Read more
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      16 comments

Than tell you what happened to my perfect sweet beautiful REINE. I was on the phone with the vet when Reine's heart stopped. It was (and still is) so hard to breathe without her. She was my constant companion and fearless protector. It fee... Read more
Evolving Routine ...
Friday, July 02, 2010      9 comments

I had some health issues and was unable to workout for a month. I am still doing low-carb, but now I am on a low oxalate/Atkins plan. The Dr. took away my almonds and spinach ... 2 things I was eating every day. I will work back up to my ... Read more
Monday, March 01, 2010      14 comments

Here I go ... I am back to being serious about my journey. I have not been completely present with my food choices the last 2 months, my workouts have been hit and miss. I am back (not that I ever left) and more determined than ever ... reachi... Read more
Honoring those who have tried ...
Sunday, January 17, 2010      42 comments

Balance is vital in all aspects of life. Without living the Day, the night comes hard. Without living the night, Dead is the day. Without one you cannot have the other. Without sadness how could you know the joy of happiness... Read more
Monday, December 28, 2009      9 comments

Don't let the Evil Goodie Demons talk you into being naughty. Hold your ground. They are clever - those little demons - they will put the sweet smell in your nostrils and plant the idea in your head "I must have some", it's all trickery ... they... Read more
Eating our emotions ...
Friday, December 11, 2009      11 comments

A couple traumatic things happened when I was a teen, I let them overtake my life. I withdraw completely. At first I started losing weight ... I wanted to disappear. I couldn't stand being in my own skin. Then I went into complete denial ...... Read more
I am DONE with 97 pounds ...
Thursday, December 10, 2009      20 comments

I can't even believe I have lost 97 pounds. It doesn't seem real. I know how much that is, but getting my mind around the fact that I have done it MYSELF ... no gym ... no trainer. ... Read more
Restructuring my workouts ...
Sunday, December 06, 2009      4 comments

I have been stuck at 155 for a while now. I am doing everything right or so I thought. I think perhaps I am over exercising. I workout 6-7 days a week and burn 1000+ calories per workout. I am going to try for the rest of the month to ... Read more
Thanksgiving Dinner
Sunday, November 29, 2009      6 comments

I knew in advance I would be eating whatever I wanted. I gave myself the day to relax and enjoy. When I got to my Mom's house ... I looked in the kitchen, there wasn't anything I wanted. I had a homemade dinner roll. We went to my Aunt... Read more
An Eating Disorder ... ME?
Thursday, November 12, 2009      11 comments

I have been binge free for almost a year now (11/17/09 will be a year). My binge eating was very bad ... it controlled my life. All I ever thought about was eating ... I would be in pain and still raiding the kitchen or making another r... Read more
Changed my goal (again) ...
Friday, November 06, 2009      15 comments

I have changed my goal weight again ... to 145 ... that is the top of the normal weight range for 5'4". I will re-assess when I get there, I may just focus more on fitness rather than losing weight. Several people have told me to stop losi... Read more
For the first time ...
Friday, October 02, 2009      10 comments

I run a Day Care. Yesterday, I had the kids in the backyard, they were playing and having fun. I was on my way to the other side of the yard to give my Yellow Lab Daytona some love - and I saw my reflection in the sliding glass door. I looked... Read more
I can't believe it!
Thursday, October 01, 2009      7 comments

I posted this on a few teams yesterday and I thought it would make a good blog entry. Also I wanted to landmark the date. I have lost 90 pounds ... me? ... 90 pounds? - WOW! That is a ton. I'm working hard and it is paying off. I attribute ... Read more
Updated Eating plan
Friday, September 04, 2009      4 comments

As all things should ... my eating plan has evolved. I am eating lean protein and healthy fats. Chicken breasts, bison, avocado, tomato, almonds ... that's pretty much it. I still keep it simple ... I have no desire to eat anything else. My ... Read more

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