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February 1
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      1 comments

Wow, where did January go?? I could have sworn it was just New Years Day and now it's February 1... Time to set my goals for this month. #1: Get back to walking...The weather here has not been good for walking in (2 ft of snow on th... Read more
January Reflection
Saturday, January 28, 2017      2 comments

This has been a good month...Not for any particular reason other than I say it's been a good month. I haven't done much this month, the weather has been too cold to get out and do our daily walks so I've been doing walking in the house an... Read more
Reflection & New goals
Sunday, January 01, 2017      1 comments

As I reflect on 2016 on this night before we head into 2017 I realize how difficult and how rewarding this past year has been. It started with my husband Paul being confined to a wheelchair and ending with both of us being stronger than ever. We... Read more
What's different?
Thursday, December 08, 2016      2 comments

Over the last last 7 months things have changed dramatically for my DH and myself. This change has literally changed who we are. I feel like a different person while my husband looks and feels like a different person. What makes this time dif... Read more
December Goals
Friday, December 02, 2016      2 comments

It's been a while since I've set any goals regarding my weight loss. Not that I'm not losing weight, it's just I haven't set any goals recently to get my to my final goal so I decided that I would make a goal for the month of December. So ... Read more
Two Months ago
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      1 comments

Whoops! I didn't blog last month...Oh well, no biggie. Life is moving along quite nicely right now. My DH is doing great, is down 91 lbs since May 4th and he's walking without any assistance! As for me...Well, I'm happy to say I'm down 60.5 l... Read more
One Month
Thursday, August 18, 2016      0 comments

One month goes by so fast...One month ago today my mom passed away. It's been up and down for me emotionally but overall I'm doing alright. My weight is staying steady not losing right now but that will change...This coming Saturday we will be... Read more
Pushing through
Sunday, July 24, 2016      3 comments

Things have been moving along this month, Paul had his surgery on July 6th and he's doing great...Down 20+ lbs already (he had the gastric sleeve surgery)...The bathroom remodel is not done per-say but it's in a good place and getting there... ... Read more
Moving along nicely
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      2 comments

It's been just over a month since my last check in...It's been busy around our place with my DH getting ready for his gastric sleeve surgery on the 6th of July, my mom breaking her femur bone in May and is recovering in a nursing/rehabilitation ... Read more
Another Month
Friday, May 20, 2016      2 comments

I'm down another 3 lbs so I'm happy with that. It's not a lot but considering my stress level lately I'm pretty proud of myself. Things are still moving along for my hubby's gastric bypass...Psychologist done, now on to nutritionist and ... Read more
Tracking
Monday, April 18, 2016      3 comments

I'm struggling with tracking foods...Oh wait, I've always struggled with that...I am doing fairly well though, it's a slow process but the number on the scale is going down and I am much more mindful of how much I eat. I'm still eating what I w... Read more
Still here
Monday, March 21, 2016      3 comments

It's been 2 months since I've blogged but I'm still around. I'm down 15 lbs and still slowly going at it. My husband is officially confined to a wheelchair due to the numbness, weakness, and pain in his back and legs. His Dr's are tryin... Read more
SparkCoach
Wednesday, January 20, 2016      5 comments

I realized today that I truly need to get back to the basics and learn how to focus on what's needed to lose weight. I've been doing what I remember but apparently I don't remember as much as I thought I did so today I joined SparkCoach and am ... Read more
Happy New Year
Wednesday, January 13, 2016      1 comments

I can't believe it's already the 13th day of 2016...So far these last two weeks have not been the healthiest but have not been the worst. The worst part right now is we are broke and have no veggies or fruits in the house. ... Read more
Beginning with my daughter
Thursday, December 10, 2015      3 comments

My daughter Cassie is 13, she weighs around 170 lbs and is starting to lose confidence in herself. So...To help her I suggested SparkTeens...She joined today. I thought of SparkTeen because then she can associate with other teens that are begi... Read more

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