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432 days later...
Wednesday, May 06, 2009      8 comments

I DID IT !!! I have reached my original weight loss goal of 145. When I first started this weight loss journey, I really could not imagine being 145 pounds. I thought that at my age, 145 would be a reach. I feel I owe this success to all the pe... Read more
I don't feel like a 10.
Thursday, April 30, 2009      6 comments

I went shopping yesterday for a nice pant suit. I took seven size 10 pant suits into the dressing room. I tried on the first one. Although it looked really small, it went on easily. I thought that was just luck. All of the other ones went on to... Read more
Progress on the green kitchen
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      4 comments

Here is the progress on the Hot Green Kitchen in the house we are working on. The end color is a beige paint. ... Read more
Just because I'm turning 50 in three weeks...
Saturday, April 25, 2009      4 comments

Donald and I have individual health insurance since we are self employed. Every year the premium increases. Blue Cross says because of "increased expenses". BLAH BLAH BLAH !!! JUST EXCUSES IF YOU ASK ME !!! Well, yesterday in the mail I get my a... Read more
I did a big NO NO yesterday.
Thursday, April 23, 2009      7 comments

You know those Ultimate Cheeseburgers at Jack in the Box? Yep, I had one for lunch yesterday with curly fries. I did choose iced tea over soda. LOL. I looked up the calories this morning. The burger had 910 calories and 1493 grams of sodium. No... Read more
A great cardio workout...
Friday, April 17, 2009      4 comments

Yes, the plumber came today. Then gave us and estimate for fixing three leaks. That is my cardio workout. Looking at the estimate. LOL. Plumbers fall in the same category with lawyers. $$$$$ And you are at their mercy once they get started. All ... Read more
A great workout yesterday.
Saturday, April 11, 2009      3 comments

We started demolition on the house yesterday. We pulled up carpet and carried it out to the garage. (Great cardio). We also started pulling up the tile in the kitchen/dining. It is glued down so this is a good workout for my arms. I did a lot of... Read more
Now the work begins...
Thursday, April 09, 2009      4 comments

FINALLY we have a house to rehab. We have been trying to buy a foreclosure since January. We closed on one today and the work begins tomorrow. While the foundation guys do their work, Donald and I will be tearing out the carpet and tile. I plan ... Read more
Binging until Bedtime !!!
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      9 comments

Something set me off around 2:00 this afternoon. (trying to get the investment house closed) I have been eating everything I can get my hands on . I can't even begin to log it on my page. I even made a pan of brownies. I have had cookies, nacho... Read more
Silly makes my world go 'round...
Thursday, April 02, 2009      5 comments

Have you noticed my new profile picture? This is me and my husband, Donald. We were acting silly at Monica's house. These glasses belong to our granddaughter. We were having fun and I wanted to share our sillyness with you.... Read more
My Spark Cheerleaders cheered me to success !!
Monday, March 30, 2009      8 comments

On Friday, I put out a request for cheerleaders. I am so close to my original goal of 145 pounds but I had gotten complacent and not really trying to get those last few pounds off. My request for cheerleaders brought many responses. I got focuse... Read more
I need some cheerleaders
Friday, March 27, 2009      15 comments

I have been playing around with my original goal for several months now. I was supposed to be 145 by March 1st. I did drop another 1/2 pound finally. I am aiming for my original goal of 145 by March 31st. I need some cheerleaders who will cheer ... Read more
Nothing fits...
Tuesday, March 24, 2009      4 comments

The only new clothes I have bought since I have lost weight are blue jeans. Today I am going to a funeral and I had to go in my closet and find something to wear. I had to find the outfit that looks the least baggy. It has no sleeves so I hope i... Read more
Does anyone need some jeans?
Thursday, March 19, 2009      3 comments

I have four pair of jeans I have shrunk out of. If you are in need of any of these I would be happy to mail them to you for $5 each to cover shipping. Here are the specifics. Liz Claibourne, size 16, inseam 23 inches. These I had cut off a ... Read more
What was I irritated about?
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      4 comments

This morning I tried to update my current status. I think I was doing it wrong. The curser kept going away and when I clicked back where I wanted it, the page would change. After the third try I just put that I was irritated and hurried and hit ... Read more

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