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some hearts break slower than others
Sunday, December 07, 2014      2 comments

It's been roughly 4 1/2 months since my grandma passed away, and as Christmas approaches and my son decorated the tree today, it feels like she's gone in a much bigger way now. Christmas was the one time a year I got to see her and spend the mo... Read more
Time May Heal All Wounds But Some Take Longer
Tuesday, October 07, 2014      1 comments

I've been looking for a different job, albeit passively, for the past couple of years - I have a federal job, but it isn't permanent and this coming May I hit my 4 year cutoff. That means I either have to find a different job with the command I... Read more
trying to figure out how to go it alone
Sunday, August 03, 2014      3 comments

Grandma passed away on July 15th around 9:30 PM. I don't know how else or a better way to describe what she was to me - she was much more than just my Grandma, she was the one thing in my life that was always there - never changing, a constant, ... Read more
Sometimes life just sucks, but at least I'm losing weight with all the stress.
Friday, July 11, 2014      1 comments

My grandmother's health continues to deteriorate, and at a much faster pace than the doctors had anticipated. I am really glad that I took the time to take my son up to see her for his birthday last month and that he had a good time so his fina... Read more
Dreading the Inevitable
Monday, June 16, 2014      3 comments

Just got off the phone with my step-sister which is a first - I can't remember the last time she's called me - if ever! She wanted to give me a heads up about how my Dad looks after his chemo and radiation treatments this past winter and how muc... Read more
Halfway there - again. Time to review....
Saturday, June 14, 2014      1 comments

It's hard to believe my little boy is going to be 8 years old in just 9 days and I am still working towards getting rid of the weight again. I took a look back through some of my older blog posts, and while I've made changes and improvements an... Read more
Almost 3 months in and 10 pounds behind my schedule
Tuesday, March 25, 2014      0 comments

Okay, I get it, life is what happens/ gets in the way of your plans. I set some aggressive goals for my first 90 days of weight loss knowing that they would be hard to meet, but also with the knowledge that the further into this journey I go, t... Read more
Round 2 and another year older
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      0 comments

I don't know about most people, but as I get older I tend more and more to get what I refer to as my pre-birthday blues. After splurging on my diet yesterday ( I didn't cook on my birthday or do dishes :)) I was pleasantly surprised to see the ... Read more
Holiday Backslide - Recuperation Time!!
Saturday, January 02, 2010      1 comments

Okay, I stopped taking the phentermine from 12/26 until yesterday , the 1st. Today is the second day of the new year and back on my prescription to keep dropping off all of my unhealthy weight. Considering all of the holiday feasts/snacks/dese... Read more
It's gone, my mind that is.
Saturday, December 05, 2009      0 comments

Here it is, December 5, and I am under 170 pounds for the first time in over 7 years! Did I ever think I would weigh over 200 pounds in my life - even while pregnant? NO WAY - but I did. After struggling with trying to lose weight for several ... Read more
Another new chapter is about to begin
Sunday, June 07, 2009      1 comments

Tomorrow will be my first day as a civil service employee - finally! It has taken me a little over two years to get here, but it is finally happening. This is what I gave up my dream career for - the stability only found in the civil service s... Read more
He Sleeps!
Sunday, June 07, 2009      0 comments

I think the sleep training may be a bit more painful than the potty training, but I think it's the first hurdle I get over with my son and his rapidly approaching 3rd birthday. Any one have any suggestions for potty training a stubborn li... Read more
Major Projects and Completions
Friday, April 17, 2009      0 comments

Back in February I decided I had had enough with my small galley style kitchen - it lacked storage and counter space and I hated being in their. It's now April 17th, and the cabinets, counter top and sink are all in. I'm currently in between c... Read more
another year down
Sunday, February 01, 2009      0 comments

Well, here I am over a year later since I first discovered this site, and I have dropped a total of 8.8 pounds according to the tracker on my page. It's been very frustrating. I did take my measurements this evening, and while there hasn't bee... Read more
Major Milestone has been Reached
Saturday, April 05, 2008      3 comments

I've finally met a major goal - at least as far as financial stuff goes that is. I've put an offer in and am currently under contract for buying my first home! My son and I will soon have our very own home, with our very own rooms! I wil... Read more

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