PORGY_58's Blogs

Camouflage your assets ;-)
Friday, May 01, 2009      13 comments

Size 24 - Size 12 Ahhhhhh ... I never thought I would get here. What a journey it has been and I have a lot to be thankful for. I have my health, I feel great, ... Read more
Group Therapy ...
Thursday, April 16, 2009      6 comments

I don't often get a chance to go to support group, but was able to sneak out of the office yesterday for the first time in about 6 weeks. I walked into a waiting room filled with people waiting for appointments and group to start. I stood ... Read more
Validation = a-TONE-ment
Friday, March 20, 2009      4 comments

I challenged my Treadmill Mania team to try on an item of clothing that did not fit and then to describe the fit. As an optional challenge, I asked them to post a picture of the ill-fitting garment as a validation of their success further down ... Read more
Thoughts of an ever-shrinking wardrobe ...
Friday, February 27, 2009      2 comments

Oddly enough the thing that comes to mind after losing 130 pounds is the common every day coat hanger. Yes folks that twisted piece of wire invented by Albert J. Parkhouse in 1903. Why do my thoughts turn to a coat hanger you might ask? ... Read more
"LIfestyle choices work ... resolutions don't!"
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      2 comments

Hmmm ... New Year's Eve is upon us. The Duck, for one does not believe in making resolutions ... they never work. But, I do believe in making a binding commitment to myself. No longer do I make that year in ... year out vow to lose weig... Read more
The Duck's POA ... UPDATED
Monday, December 22, 2008      0 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... Read more
Never in my wildest dreams!
Monday, December 22, 2008      0 comments

So you've seen the pictures ... you have heard the drums roll ... but, do you realize the implications of losing all that weight? Yes, I do. And it doesn't matter if I have lost 5 pounds or, let's say 135 or so. What it does imply is that... Read more
Drum Roll, PUH-LEEZ!
Friday, December 19, 2008      2 comments

Yes, folks, I finally got the side-by-side done. Even I am amazed!... Read more
She's discomfitubobulated!
Wednesday, November 12, 2008      2 comments

I celebrated Veteran's Day yesterday by going out with my friend, Allison, also a Navy vet. We decided to do lunch and then some shopping at an outlet mall in Leesburg... Read more
Musings of the formerly obese!
Thursday, October 30, 2008      7 comments

Hmmmmmmm .... musings .... October 30, 2008 Today has been a good day. Yesterday was a good day. This month has been a good month. Last month was a good month. This year to date has been a good year. Last year was not so good ... got y... Read more
The Duck's Plan of Action - Updated!
Wednesday, October 08, 2008      2 comments

This is the Duck's plan of action (POA) and it seems to work. By the way ... who says you have no time for exercise? (note picture above) 1. Nutrition. Plan your meals at least 24 hours in advance and commit to your meal plan. Every ... Read more
The Proof is in the Pudding
Wednesday, September 10, 2008      7 comments

Tagged by the Great LC of Dark Blue Divas, a Dude, & a Duck! ... at work, in high heels, & a pencil skirt! But, still ya have to admit the Duck has great form!... Read more
The Face in the Mirror
Wednesday, September 03, 2008      4 comments

I don't recognize the face reflected in the mirror any more. Yet, as I stand there gazing, tilting my head to the left, right, up, down, I see remnants of the past, present, and future. Is it a reflection of the light or is it a reflec... Read more
Feeling Comfortable in My Own Skin!
Tuesday, August 26, 2008      4 comments

Have you ever wondered about the phrase, "feeling comfortable in my own skin?" It's really not whether you are black or white or mottled with every color of the rainbow, it's whether you are comfortable with just being you. But, then you c... Read more
The Red Suit!
Wednesday, August 20, 2008      9 comments

Awhile ago I posted about the red silk suit that I wore in London while still stationed in the Navy. It was a tailored down size 14. I came across it several months ago and it was skin tight. It became one of the validation items that I w... Read more

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