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What does it take? Sugar addiction
Saturday, November 13, 2010      5 comments

I've been thinking over why, after a year, I keep floating back up to my original weight. Or, even that I'm nearly 40 lbs higher than when I even joined SP back in September 2008. I know that setbacks with health and life issues, but I keep won... Read more
Treadmills, Tragedies, and Remedies
Monday, November 08, 2010      4 comments

As a reward for renewing my lease, the leasing company came in today and cleaned my carpets. It looks absolutely marvelous! It looks brand new again! But, in order to get ready for them, I had to straighten up my guest room, which had beco... Read more
One year ago today
Friday, November 05, 2010      12 comments

One year ago today, I was lying in a hospital bed receiving intravenous antibiotics that required a new IV everyday, pain killers that they give cancer patients, and a very interesting patchwork repair done in the wee hours by a surgeon to whom ... Read more
Monday, November 01, 2010      7 comments

I generally weigh in on Monday mornings. This morning broke my heart: 218. I started out this part of my journey in February of this year. I started at 222. I got down to 204 at one point. But now...I'm back at 218. Why? It's all my fault.... Read more
EEK! Bad timing!!!!
Sunday, October 31, 2010      5 comments

I do aqua fit three times a week and have been buying cheap swimsuits from either Marshall's or Walmart all summer long. But, I had one nice one that was not for working out. Well...the cheap ones have all died (quickly I might add) and th... Read more
Wrapped and Padded
Sunday, October 24, 2010      9 comments

Last night was my cousin's annual Halloween party. Thanks to my co-workers thinking I needed to be wrapped in bubble wrap to keep from getting hurt or injured or sick, I took it to a new level...I wore a bubble wrap dress!!!!! LOL!!!! ... Read more
What not to do....
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      7 comments

This... emoticon...does not help with this ... Read more
Taking steps
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      2 comments

Well, I'd love to be taking steps tonight. My ankle is acting up tonight and it hurts way too much to put weight on it. I am so tired of having it hurt! So, tomorrow...I'll be making calls to finally get this fixed. The other half is that ... Read more
Monday, October 18, 2010      5 comments

I've discovered 2 things: 1 - my apartment road loops around through the next neighborhood...a full circle 2 - I'm a bad judge of distance...it wasn't as far as I though! EEK!!!! Oh, well...I'm gonna do more explorin'!!!!... Read more
8 Week Battle #10: Re-inventing Brenda
Sunday, October 17, 2010      11 comments

Tomorrow starts the beginning of the 8 Week Battle #10...my 3rd battle. And hopefully my most successful. So, in order to do that, it's time to set my goals for this battle: Weight: 2 lbs per week (16 total) - Starting: 215 - Goal: 199... Read more
How to tackle a battle
Thursday, October 14, 2010      4 comments

With the start of the 8 Week Battle #10 looming Monday, it is time for me to think over my battle goals, hopes, and dreams. It would just be easy to copy and paste mine from the Lose 8 in October blog, but that would just be cheating (IMHO) beca... Read more
My own worst enemy
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      6 comments

Okay, I'm sick. I have a sinus infection and am on antibiotics. I've been resting. I've been drinking lots of water. I've been doing saline rinses. I've just started doing facial saunas today and am thinking about a trip to the gym to just lay i... Read more
October 2, 2010: Stop Wallowing in It: A Rebirth
Saturday, October 02, 2010      7 comments

Okay, it has been over a month since my relationship ended. It has been a very rough road I've been traveling the past couple of weeks, having to take it one day at a time. The depression was bad enough that I literally stopped feeling, which wa... Read more
That sales lady was a MEANY
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      6 comments

Recently, the company I work initiated a new revamping of their image and business model. In order to meet that business model, we were also asked to start adhering to a new dress code sticking with either full business on days where meetings ar... Read more
Locking up despair and putting temptation on ice
Thursday, September 09, 2010      6 comments

I'll admit that I struggle. I struggle a lot. And, sometimes, I think I struggle unnecessarily. Some things I don't understand. Some I do. But I do know that changes have to be made. First off, this whole mood thing has to get under control... Read more

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