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Reminder what success looks like for me.
Thursday, July 23, 2015      3 comments

I started another blog on blogspot. But decided to post it here too. Lots of things are changing in my life. I am the mom of 6 kids, only 3 still live at home. I was a stay at home mom. I have been back to work for a couple of years. ... Read more
New Blog
Tuesday, July 21, 2015      1 comments

I needed a change. Started Blogging off Spark people. Come visit if you like. http://shrinkingflutterby.bl
ogspot.com/... Read more
Days 3 and 4
Monday, June 22, 2015      7 comments

Ate eggs for breakfast on Sunday. today Chile sounded awesome. Tomorrow it will be back to eggs. Life is good. My daughter wants to go on a pioneer trek. So today I have been sewing. Enjoyed it. Still trying to eat only until ... Read more
Day 2/100
Saturday, June 20, 2015      3 comments

My little guy made me eggs. Because Momma that was on your paper and I want to make them. What a great support he will be. I really need to figure out how to better ask for support. Today is my 29th anniversary. Thanks for the a... Read more
Trying to find the courage and strength to do this again -OR-still.
Friday, June 19, 2015      7 comments

My 2015 has been difficult and a bit crazy. My daughter has medical problems. I quit my job as a substitute classroom aide to be home again to care for her. she is making progress but it is slow going. I have not been on a challe... Read more
Starting and restarting my journey.
Sunday, March 15, 2015      8 comments

Yes, I have been on this journey a very long time. I was almost to onederland and then turnede around and started back up the scale. I was going down and have started back up. I am at my highest weight since starting SP. I am depressed but r... Read more
Tentatively avoiding the glitch
Monday, February 02, 2015      2 comments

My daughter has had a headache since the day after Christmas. Migraine meds were not working. we found out on Friday that she has too much spinal fluid. We don't know why or exactly what we are going to do about it. Life is an adventure. ... Read more
Time to remember
Friday, January 30, 2015      3 comments

Well, yesterday I changed my profile picture. I want to be at my goal weight by my 50th birthday in October of 2016. I want a leather jacket as a reward. I got a ninjas blended for fruit and vegetable smoothies for. Christmas. I want t... Read more
Wow, Long time No Blog
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      3 comments

I had no idea that it had been so long since I blogged. My son who is serving a mission is doing well in Peru. Lots of differences in culture but, he is learning so much. He is working hard too. My hand is doing well. I had it f... Read more
Practice the victories.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      4 comments

I have been working and recommitting to this process again. I make it closer to my desired goal each time. But alas I struggle to stay the course. Eventually I get distracted and my inner toddler comes out shouting about what she wants, while... Read more
Why? Why? Why?
Tuesday, October 07, 2014      5 comments

Restarting Beck Diet Solution. In the past I was almost down to onederland. Then I turned around and ran back to almost the place I started. I want to move forward and have success again. It is not that what I chose was not sustainable. I j... Read more
How we make others feel.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014      2 comments

I took a bit of a break from Spark People. Working and such. Last week I arrended another friends funereal. This one is OK. We will miss him but at nearly 94 he lead a good life. He would tell you about his accomplishments. But he... Read more
What if...?
Thursday, September 18, 2014      2 comments

A very supportive friend sent me a message. She has been struggling for a while now, which I knew. I have been too. We encouraged each other to the brink of onederland. Then slowly life and trials have gotten in the way. We are struggling. ... Read more
Accepting the compliment
Saturday, September 13, 2014      4 comments

At the orthodontist on Thursday a young women asked if I am the mother of my 3rd son. She went to school with him in elementary school. He is now 22. She said I look just the same. She followed it up with You look great. I am sad that I am... Read more
What can I do different?
Saturday, August 23, 2014      3 comments

New habits are a must. Doing something different will get us to some place different. Maybe even a place that seems to be a bit of a fantasy right now. I used to knit and crochet to avoid/reduce night time eating. With my finger injur... Read more

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