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Overdue update
Saturday, May 27, 2017      3 comments

So I've been off of here for a while... I've had other priorities for the last couple of years. In 2014 I was diagnosed with stage 4 Merkel Cell Carcinoma. It is a rare and very aggressive skin cancer. After diagnosis the normal survival rate ... Read more
How to make use my time better:
Thursday, April 25, 2013      4 comments

I am getting more organized since Im going back to work full time next week. I got the house cleaned. I made a cleaning chart and expect my family to help out (wish me luck)... I plan to get my workout in as soon as I get home from work at lea... Read more
Don't know where to go from here...
Sunday, March 10, 2013      4 comments

Well, went off my meds in November. I figured it was time. I'd been on them since 2007 and they were no longer helping. However, as soon as I started lowering the dosage I started gaining. I've now gained back all but 15 pounds of the 70 I h... Read more
Lessons from my food journal
Monday, October 01, 2012      4 comments

So I've been keeping my food journal on paper. Last week I learned that when I don't eat a good lunch I'm snacking the rest of the day! Also when I eat supper early, as I have to on certain days... I want to snack all night. Solution is to ... Read more
Monday, June 04, 2012      4 comments

Well, had my monthly check up at the doctor today. My weight remains about the same. It has for about 2 years now I think. I'm at the point where I either need to drastically make changes and devote myself to the weight loss or I need to just ... Read more
I need help!
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      5 comments

emoticon I was doing so well. In two years I went from a size 22 to a comfortable 14 pant... I could even wear... Read more
Here I go again
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      5 comments

Okay, so I am not new to SparkPeople. In fact I've lost 70lbs since the time I joined (2007 I think) but it is not all due to the site, although it has definitely helped! This time last year I was 182 pounds I think... then I quit my job doing... Read more
Praying for my family:
Monday, April 18, 2011      3 comments

emoticon Last Sunday evening I rode to the hospital in Louisville with my dad to 1) see my grandma and 2) bring ... Read more
Finance update
Monday, March 07, 2011      4 comments

Thought I'd update for those of you that aren't on the DR team... I'M DEBT FREEEEEEEE (except for the house... but we'll get there someday!)... Things are still very tight, but I go to work with a new attitude because I know when I work e... Read more
My goal:
Monday, February 07, 2011      0 comments

Well... haven't weighed myself today, but I was 196 when I last weighed... My 15th wedding anniversary is June 1st and I want to feel good (looking good would be nice too, but this is for me, not him!!)... Sooo, my goal is to be UNDER 180 pou... Read more
If I was paid to live my life:
Monday, February 07, 2011      2 comments

If someone was to offer to pay me to live my life the best I could what would I do different? For example... if someone was to offer to pay me to lose weight what would I do different? Or if I was offered a big settlement if I could get out o... Read more
Dance Workout
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      0 comments

I love to dance... not in front of people (anymore at least) but just love to move! One of the ways I like to work out is dance work out videos. The one I like best lately I have used as an instant view on Netflix and have also checked out the... Read more
Where I am... wait where am I?
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      4 comments

Well... I have left a lot of things hanging, so here is an update on a lot of things! First, my son! He is still rotten, but we are managing. Some days it is all I can do to manage, but we get through. We have been on a more regulated sche... Read more
New Week, New Day, New start....
Monday, April 19, 2010      6 comments

We all think of Jan.1 as a new start because it is the first day of the new year... However, you can do that every day! Today is a new day even if it is Dec. 31! Let's start over and do better every day of our lives! I've taken some tim... Read more
2009 stats
Monday, December 14, 2009      3 comments

Well... when I weighed in last week I wrote down my progress for the year. While I feel I should have done better, I have to be proud that it IS progress!! So I thought I would share my results for the year. In 2009 I have lost: 16 pounds... Read more

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