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Reunion survived!

Sunday, July 26, 2015      0 comments

I planned my day and worked my plan! I hiked, and swam and did not eat a ton of junk! I did have a diet soda or two but it was after all the food was put away so that I was not tempted to eat the cookies or cakes offered. I had watermelon and... Read more

Today is our family reunion and I am terrified

Saturday, July 25, 2015      6 comments

Today is the Repine Reunion. It is an annual tradition in my husband's family for more years than he and I have been alive much less married. It is also a lot of food. I am so concerned that I am going to blow it. I have a plan in place for ... Read more

Even in the dark - you gotta work!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      1 comments

Was dark when I got to the park tonight, still got out the car, hosed down with bug spray and went for a walk!... Read more

So stress eating and I know each other well

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      1 comments

I am going to go with maybe we know each other too well. I have a friend who lost their mom this weekend. He is a terrific guy and his mom was a sweet and wonderful lady. She died suddenly and it was devastating. I have eaten my way through ... Read more

Movin on and movin forward

Sunday, July 12, 2015      1 comments

So have you ever looked around a room and realized that you were not where you should be? I did that today - virtually. I looked around and realized that I was not where I should be and needed to make a change. I have nothing but warm wishes ... Read more

So it is three more weeks of this boot

Tuesday, May 12, 2015      2 comments

I am in a lovely boot for the next three weeks on my left foot. I am guilty of stress eating for the last few days. I am in the middle of wrapping up our IRS audit and then get this injury on top of that is just not what I need in my life righ... Read more

21 years and counting

Thursday, April 30, 2015      3 comments

Happy to say that today marks 21 years with my hubby. I could not ask for a better partner and best friend than the man I married! I love him more each day! ... Read more

So the odds are against me, but...

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      5 comments

I read an article in Prevention Magazine yesterday that had a very depressing statistic. www.prevention.com/weigh
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ight-loss-gastric-bypass-surgery This is a quote from the article : ... Read more

Three things I love about me!

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      7 comments

I am trying to stay positive right now, I am part of a 5% challenge group and I feel like I am letting the team down because I am so sick right now. I have had a stomach virus since Friday night. This is day 5 of the 7 days the doctor I went t... Read more

Doing better but not 100%

Sunday, April 05, 2015      2 comments

I am able to keep some food down. Tonight will tell the tale. I will go to the doctor tomorrow if anything else bad happens in stomachville.... Read more

Hopefully not the trend for this challenge

Saturday, April 04, 2015      6 comments

I am so sick right now. Stomach issues with a vengeance. I am hoping they resolve quickly so i can enjoy Easter with my family.... Read more

Ten Reasons I am losing weight

Tuesday, March 31, 2015      6 comments

1. To be healthier. 2. To be able to go farther, I want to walk, swim and ride farther and faster 3. To be more comfortable in my own skin. 4. To go sky diving 5. For less achy knees. 6. TO be able to complete a 5K 7. To be able t... Read more

I have decided that I cannot diet.

Saturday, March 28, 2015      5 comments

Diets will never work for me. I am all about how to get around a problem. I view a diet as a challenge to get around not a solution to the issue. Because diets are tempo... Read more

My TIA made me MIA

Thursday, February 12, 2015      2 comments

So I have been doing really well keeping up my spark streaks and participating in my Spark Teams and losing weight and feeling happy about my progress. Then a sassy ole TIA decides to come along and mess my progress all up. But you know what? ... Read more

Making friends with the tape measure~

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      4 comments

I am happy to say that I am getting better at not dreading the tape. I had not measured myself since Nov and that is not good, Non scale victories are important and I need them in my life. So I went on and did it. I lost an inch off my waist!... Read more


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