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65th Birthday
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      13 comments

I have had the best birthday. This time last year I weighed 35 more pounds then I do now. I am in much better shape, physically and mentally. I could not have done it without the help and support of everyone on SP. I still want to lose at ... Read more
Merry Christmas
Friday, December 25, 2015      5 comments

This is the first Christmas in many years that I am much thinner. I have belonged to SP for 10 years and I think I have finally achieved what I started out to do. I know I will always have a weight problem and it will be a daily struggle. I... Read more
Tuesday, August 11, 2015      5 comments

I am in a lot of pain right now. I am unable to take medication very often. My system can not tolerate medicine very well. I usually start eating when I am in pain. I ate a lot to comfort me in the past and soon realized that wasn't the ... Read more
Fighting depression
Monday, August 03, 2015      8 comments

I am losing weight as planned and I worked out today. From time to time I have trouble with being depressed and here it is. I am fighting it with everything I have. I was hungry and I just cooked a nice meal. I have lost my appetite so I w... Read more
60 days and going for 90 days
Friday, July 24, 2015      3 comments

I made myself a personal promise. I would watch what I eat and exercise daily for the next 90 days. Today is my 60th day and I feel great. I did have a couple of days that I cheated but then I got right back to my healthy eating. I have lo... Read more
The flu again
Saturday, July 18, 2015      4 comments

What a surprise, my last blog entry was when I had the flu also. I had the flu a little over 6 months ago and now I have it again. I have lost a total of 19 pounds in 2 months. I was swimming, walking and eating clean to lose the weight. L... Read more
Getting over the flu
Sunday, December 28, 2014      1 comments

For some insane reason I decided I would weigh myself. I usually weigh myself daily but since I have been sick with the flu, that was the last thing I wanted to do. I am not going to beat myself up about gaining weight, right now. I have ha... Read more
Sunday, October 19, 2014      1 comments

The temps dropped dramatically. I didn't work out today but I just didn't feel like it. I need to get to bed early because I have a mammogram tomorrow. I have a bad habit of staying up too late. I know if I put myself on a schedule I would sleep... Read more
Beautiful day
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      0 comments

I feel energized today. My mouth hurts but that is to be expected. I am planning to see Michell Obama tomorrow at an event in Philadelphia. I am going to take a drive there today to see how the traffic is. I don't normally drive in Philly, ... Read more
The dentist
Monday, October 13, 2014      1 comments

I had a tooth pulled today. It was necessary because it was too expensive to have a crown put on instead. I have not exercised for a week and I need to get back to the gym. I have been taking care of my 2 grandsons and I have forgotten to t... Read more
Yes it really is all about me
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      2 comments

I have not written a blog in quite some time. I felt I needed to write one today. I have become my own inspiration. I have lost 20 pounds in three months and I have kept the weight off. The amazing thing is that along the way I have achieve... Read more