Just One of Those (Dieting) Days that a Girl Goes Through
Sunday, March 06, 2016 9 comments
Today is Sunday, a day of rest, right? Wrong. Nothing about the day is restful for me. I will spend the morning at my wonderful little church, sitting ... Read more
God Trumps Popcorn
Wednesday, March 02, 2016 6 comments
Forgive me for treading into a touchy subject here, but I'm going to. No, it's not politics; suffice it to say that I'm equally terrified of Trump and Hillary, but I will cast my vote in the end for the lesser of the evils. (Sad that we've reach... Read more
A Pluviophilic, Xanthophobic...Thin Person? Whoa! Finding Myself at 45
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 2 comments
It's raining today, casting a grayness around my living room as I sit atop my quiet hill, on my couch, at my laptop, working. I love the sound of the rain hitting the tin roof of our back porch, the calm lullaby of its fall outside the window I ... Read more
My Victory March
Monday, February 29, 2016 6 comments
Tomorrow marks the beginning of March, 2016. March 10 marks what is technically (on paper, anyway), my 10-year wedding anniversary. March 28 is the day I'm set to visit Divorce Court to finalize the paperwork on that marriage that really ended b... Read more
A Little Child Shall Lead Them...
Sunday, February 28, 2016 7 comments
Okay, so my daughter is 18 now and is not a "little child," but I have to say that HER weight loss journey has been a major crux in the success of mine. I began my diet journey in January of 2014, as I've mentioned. It really started as a ... Read more
Ma'am, Step Away from the Nilla Wafers...
Saturday, February 27, 2016 9 comments
When I arrived at my sister's home last evening to babysit her four boys so her husband and she could go out on a much-needed date night, I had the best of intentions. I had eaten a light lunch, just in case, and my sister - who is on a diet jou... Read more
400 Sticks of Butter
Friday, February 26, 2016 2 comments
I have read a lot of posts lately about people who are discouraged because they are just starting out on what appears to be a very long journey, or they are starting over, or they are not losing weight as fast as they hoped. Here is my advice to... Read more
Oh, Finish Line... I see you now!
Thursday, February 25, 2016 3 comments
I started dieting on January 1, 2014. I weighed myself that day and actually cried when I gazed down at that daunting 329.0 blinking on my very angry scale. (I have a talking scale, and I swear that British-accented voice sounded furious, like t... Read more
Eventually, you have to get off the coaster... and hop on the wagon.
Thursday, April 19, 2012 1 comments
I am no stranger to weight loss/gain roller coasters. I have been heavy since I was in my early teens (to this day, I blame it on a taco party my youth group had, at which I felt the need to "impress" my adolescent crush by eating more tacos tha... Read more
Why Can't Every Day Be Christmas? Because I'd weigh 9,000 pounds, that's why!
Thursday, January 12, 2012 2 comments
So, it's January something, and Thanksgiving and Christmas and New Year's are over. No longer am I faced with the challenges of buttery rolls, cheesy casseroles, frosted cookies, chocolate flavored coffee drinks piled with mountains of whipped c... Read more
Nibbles Nibbles Nibbles
Thursday, October 20, 2011 1 comments
I can't complain about my results on the scale this week, as I somehow managed to lose another 6.5-7 pounds, making my total weight loss thus far 54 pounds. But I will say that one thing I've noticed myself struggling with in this stage of my di... Read more
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