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8 Pounds
Saturday, July 21, 2012      2 comments

A puppy, a newborn baby, a gallon of water...the human head. I've lost 8 pounds this week. RIGHT ON! I know the first week of any weight-loss program is always the most skewed as far as numbers...but I can't say I'm complaining. And n... Read more
Wow...is it possible? Am I really back up to my heaviest weight ever?
Sunday, July 15, 2012      7 comments

It seems, sadly, the answer is "yes." Yes, I am almost back up to 300 pounds (my highest recorded weight was 306...but I won't quibble over 10 pounds). Truth is...I hurt. I mean...I really hurt. My hips, my feet, my back, my stomach...my sp... Read more
A Year and 40 Pounds Later...
Sunday, June 26, 2011      3 comments

I've been away from Spark for one month shy of a year...and in that time, I've gained another 40 pounds. This puts me at 280, up almost 80 pounds from my low of 203. Sigh. At least I'm not 300 pounds, again. Nevertheless, I will climb ... Read more
Week 1 down...3.2 lbs lost...and I'm a little ho hum about it all...but I'm not deterred
Saturday, July 24, 2010      12 comments

I know I should have expected only to lose a pound or two my first week back in the saddle, but being the impatient obsessive compulsive that I am...I wanted more. And I got more...but it still wasn't enough. I lost 3.2 pounds this we... Read more
I was lost...now, hopefully, I'm found
Sunday, July 18, 2010      10 comments

I've fallen WAY off the wagon. I've put on more than 40 of the pounds I worked so hard to lose. My blood pressure is up. I'm lethargic. I can't walk and talk at the same time. My back hurts again. My feet hurt again. I don't sleep well. I'... Read more
Getting Back Into the Swing of Things
Saturday, January 09, 2010      7 comments

Okay...I've completed the first week back and have lost 5 pounds. I'm really proud...but considering I had put on 24 since July...that's not that great. However...I'm staying optimistic! I've also reset my goal weight. Having the goal ... Read more
Wow...My First Blog Entry in Seven Months
Friday, January 01, 2010      5 comments

Okay...I admit it...I've backslid...a lot! I haven't even gotten on the scale this months for fear of seeing the damage I have wrought. I figure I'm up to 230...at least. However, I'm not defeated. I refuse to be defeated. Instead, I'... Read more
Temptations and Backsliding and Complacency and Being Scared
Sunday, May 31, 2009      19 comments

Me and Mom Me and my three "little" brothers ----- Okay...things have gotten tough...really to... Read more
And the News Gets Better and Better...
Saturday, April 25, 2009      7 comments

I got up this morning and had not only lost another pounds (up to 101 gone)...but I mowed the lawn and came in to put together a menu for the week and to make out the grocery list. Then I decided to take my blood pressure, which I haven't d... Read more
I'm Past the Funk and Have Lost 100 Pounds!!!
Friday, April 24, 2009      5 comments

Finally...I've reached the 100-pound mark. And after all the plateauing and fretting, all it came down to was putting my mind and heart back into it. I honestly didn't ... Read more
More Good News!!!
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      3 comments

As of this morning, I've lost 93 pounds. :) I couldn't believe it when I stood on the scale and it read 213.8. This puts me past the half-way point in my weight-loss journey. I am so thankful to the Lord for His patience with me...and... Read more
18 Again!!!!
Monday, February 16, 2009      5 comments

I had to go buy a new pair of brown pants this weekend, as the ones I b0ught just four months ago are entirely too baggy. I was soooo excited when I tried on a size 18 and they FIT!! I'm no longer in the 20s. AWESOME!! I will say the 1... Read more
I've Lost 90 Pounds...CRAZY!!!
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      7 comments

This morning, my little scale read 216.8...that is unbelievable. I began this journey at 306...and now I'm 90 pounds lighter. I am elated. I am chomping at the bit to get to 213...which will put me halfway to goal. Then, when I hit 206, I'l... Read more
I'm finally under 220!!!
Thursday, January 08, 2009      3 comments

This will be a quick entry...as I have to get ready for work. This morning I finally saw the scale hit UNDER 220. That's right, I'm at 219.2. I'm so elated. Being in the 2-teens has been a goal for so long. This means that I've lost 87... Read more
I Finally Fit Into My Old Jeans!!!!
Tuesday, November 25, 2008      7 comments

I am actually stunned....seriously...STUNNED
! On a whim tonight, I decided to try on the size 20 pair of jeans I bought about seven years ago when I got down to 200 p... Read more

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