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It's time to hit the restart button!
Thursday, May 19, 2011      1 comments

Upon surviving the first year of nursing school, the lack of control over your schedule combined with the mental exhaustion is a bad combo! I have not ended up at my beginning weight again, but closer than I wanted to get that is for sure! We ca... Read more
the view from helping someone underweight- it's the same struggle.
Saturday, February 12, 2011      0 comments

I had the privilege of taking care of a patient whose health problems have lead them into a new place for them and for me- they were severely underweight for their height. They had a BMI of 16, and were considered malnourished. For my nursing ho... Read more
I am going to enjoy today for what it is.
Monday, January 31, 2011      1 comments

I am glad I have today for just what it is- the present. I am not going to get stressed about the exam I had this morning, or worry about tomorrow. I am going to enjoy living in the here and now. I always seem to be running around, I forget to e... Read more
Two steps forward three steps back...
Saturday, January 29, 2011      1 comments

Not to quote a Paula Abdul song, more like remind myself of a Murphy's law... Hopefully not every time we make progress do we have to backtrack in some way But it happened to me. I was cruising along in my weight loss on Medifast program and BAN... Read more
Reflections from Fat to fit 4
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      2 comments

Sometimes you get what you want only once you have released the grip you had on the dream and learned to live contently with your current situation. "I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the ... Read more
Reflections from Fat to fit 3
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      2 comments

Today I was listening to one of my favorite Cd's The E. N. D. by Black eyed peas- song "I got a feeling" This song makes me HAPPY every time I hear it and I just want to dance. I cranked up the radio and enjoyed my stereo! Why? It is all about h... Read more
Reflections from Fat to Fit 2
Sunday, June 27, 2010      0 comments

I just achieved my 2nd big goal!!! I weighed in today at 298. Some people would say I have a long way to still go- but I have already lost 40 pounds! I had set a goal of losing 40 pounds and breaking the 300 weight barrier I seemed to be stuck i... Read more
Reflections from Fat to Fit
Friday, June 25, 2010      4 comments

I resisted the need to go on a diet for a very long time. I had many great excuses- One being sugar-free substitutes (aspartame) gave me headaches. Duh - bad health & high blood pressure does too. My best excuse being that because I was a studen... Read more