PORGY_58's Blogs

Fun, fun, fun 'til they take the T-bird away ....
Monday, August 18, 2008      2 comments

What a wonderful life this is ... being fitter and thinner. This weekend, I went to see the Beach Boys at Wolftrap and although it was hotter than hot, I actually enjoyed dancing to the beat of the oldies and sitting on the ground with our picn... Read more
Thursday, July 10, 2008      11 comments

Oh ... my GAWD! Yesterday was a wonderful day for the Duck! I wore this fantastic black Ralph Lauren skirt suit that I picked up at TJ Maxx about a month ago. I had it tailored ... the skirt was too long, and too large around the waist. ... Read more
Now ... June 15, 2008
Tuesday, June 24, 2008      19 comments

Weight ... 180 Someone asked how tall ... 5'5.75"... Read more
Then ... January 15, 2008
Tuesday, June 24, 2008      0 comments

You've seen it before ... weight ... 253.5... Read more
The Duck's Plan of Action (POA) for Fitness and Nutrition
Thursday, June 05, 2008      2 comments

This is the Duck's plan of action (POA) and it seems to work. 1. Nutrition. Plan your meals at least 24 hours in advance and commit to your meal plan. Every meal should have some sort of protein (and I am not saying go on a high protein di... Read more
The long awaited hula hoop shot ... taken a month or so ago
Tuesday, June 03, 2008      8 comments

And look at those bat wings! I am up to maintaining that five pound hula hoop for a minimum of five minutes though ...... Read more
Bathing Beauty Poster ... a play of the camera
Tuesday, June 03, 2008      1 comments

... and no ... you would never get a full body shot! As it is I had to posterize it. Needless to say, I have never liked having my photo taken ... camera's have a way of showing much, too much. But, since I have made a lifestyle-chan... Read more
Now ... 05/15/08
Tuesday, June 03, 2008      5 comments

... and now!... Read more
Then ... 01/05/08
Tuesday, June 03, 2008      0 comments

Then ...... Read more
Four months into the WLS journey.
Thursday, May 15, 2008      6 comments

Today I am officially 4-months post-op. It has been a real journey and one that many were skeptics about ... even I. If you would have told me four or five months ago, that I would be on the lower side of 200 and wearing a misses size 16, ... Read more
... will wonders never cease.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008      4 comments

The entire weekend was a cold, rainy, and dreary. So after I drove the 3.5 hours back to DC from our cabin, I decided I would do a little shopping rather than go straight home. I walked into Talbot's bypassing the Petite and Women's sectio... Read more
Friday, May 09, 2008      1 comments

Several folks I know are doing the 3-Day Smash a high protein/low carb diet. I decided to try it ... not so much for the weight loss it promises, but to up my protein intake which is the "banner song" to those of us post-WLS. Well, I have... Read more
And now ... 3 months later
Thursday, April 17, 2008      3 comments

And now ... 3 months later Neck: 17 to 14.25 = 2.75 lost Waist: 42 to 35.25 = 6.75 lost Hips: 52.25 to 45.25 = 10 inches lost Total inches lost: 19.5 inches lost And 50.5 pounds to boot!... Read more
Weight loss journey
Thursday, April 17, 2008      0 comments

Well here we are then ...... Read more
Do ducks really read blogs?
Wednesday, April 09, 2008      6 comments

Hmmmmm. I wonder ... Years ago I worked for a three-star Admiral who was sending a letter to the Secretary of the Navy. On that occasion, I wondered if the Admiral, as well as his Chief of Staff, really were reading the letters I sent in ... Read more

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