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4 Weeks...

Thursday, August 28, 2014      4 comments

Well, today is 4 weeks since I had my double cardiac by-pass surgery. July 31st I went under the knife to re-route some plugged coronary arteries. At age 52 I was in trouble. Most of the issues was familial, but I do accept my part of an unhe... Read more

Up-Date

Saturday, July 26, 2014      4 comments

Well, I had my cardiac catheterization done Friday the 25th. The procedure went well, a breeze really. They did provide me sedation but I was still awake during the whole thing. Unfortunately the outcome was not what I had expected or hoped/... Read more

Absent buy not necessarily MIA

Sunday, July 20, 2014      4 comments

It has been several months since I logged into SP. DH fussed at me for spending too much time here so I lost interest. I was starting to go into a dark, deep place in my life, not dealing well with the loss of my mom last year and so his compl... Read more

If At First You Don't Succeed...

Thursday, April 10, 2014      6 comments

try, try again!!!! That's the saying, right? Well, yesterday I tried to ride a bike for the firs time in 34 years. I was delusional to think that I would get on and be able to ride like the wind. I was imagining going for a 3 mile ride... Read more

Letter To Self

Tuesday, April 08, 2014      5 comments

So the challenge on Sparkcoach today was to write an encouraging letter to myself. Sparkcoach commented on how we give advice to others and are so compassionate and understanding but when dealing with ourselves we are hard and unforgiving. thi... Read more

Small Victories Continue

Friday, March 21, 2014      6 comments

Had another small victory this week. Last week I wanted to go to church and the OA meeting but DH had other plans. Not that I made too much of it. It was just more excuses for me not to go. instead of standing up for myself I gave in and di... Read more

Celebrating Small Victories

Saturday, March 15, 2014      3 comments

So a few things have happened since my last post. I went to therapy for my eating disorder, a scheduled appointment, and we had a good session. We talked a lot about my mom and I got out feelings I didn't know I was having. Of course ther... Read more

So, What Do You Do When...

Thursday, March 13, 2014      4 comments

you're a compulsive overeater and are on a binge??? I have had a bad week. Since Monday I have been eating poorly. Fast food has been my nemesis this week. I rarely binge on fast food. This week it has been McDonald's and pizza. Almost... Read more

Where did she go???

Sunday, February 23, 2014      6 comments

In 2012 I was really into my weight loss journey. I was practicing a healthy lifestyle and it was showing. By November I had lost 12 pounds and I was thrilled with my progress. I was exercising on a regular basis and was really motivated. H... Read more

Backward journey

Wednesday, February 12, 2014      3 comments

Well, February is almost half over so I thought I would get an early start on up-dating my progress or lack thereof. I am not completely going backwards. - I am dressing every day as one of my goals - I am drinking 8 glasses of water ea... Read more

February Goals

Friday, January 31, 2014      5 comments

Today is the last of January and although I didn't meet all my goals for the month I did surprisingly well. I never did lose the pound I wanted to. Actually I gained two!!! Oops. But I am not letting that get me away from my progress. T... Read more

Half Way Point...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014      7 comments

So half the month is over with, well almost. One more day. I thought I would get a head start on reporting in on how I was managing with my January goals. By now many of you that made resolutions have forgotten them already. I haven't forgot... Read more

Goodbye 2013...Hello 2014!!!

Tuesday, December 31, 2013      4 comments

I must admit I am not unhappy to see 2013 go. It was not a very good year for me. My mom's chronic illness ending in her death took a toll on me. I was very ambitious at the end of 1012 and set some, what I thought, were great goals f... Read more

Making Progress!

Sunday, November 17, 2013      9 comments

I seldom get to acknowledge I am making progress so WooHoo to me!!!! Things are going well with my personal trainer. I have been going for 5 weeks and have not missed a day. That is a great accomplishment for me. Normally I would have... Read more

Pushing On!!!

Sunday, November 03, 2013      5 comments

This is the challenge I posted for this week on the Pet Lovers team. It has been a rough week for me and I came up with this challenge as much for myself as for the team members. Battles are not won by retreating. No matter how rough the batt... Read more


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