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Down 100 Pounds!!!
Wednesday, August 01, 2018      18 comments

I'm down 100 pounds! It's official! I was 285 at my highest (over, I'm sure, since I didn't get on the scale), and I was 181.2 the other day! It's weird being in my body now... I have a lot of loose skin, and clothes, well, clothes are a trip! I... Read more
Fence Building!
Friday, June 01, 2018      2 comments

So I've been working with my family on building a fence. It's a lot of work- Today I was lugging pieces of wood from the backyard to Richard's truck, then I was helping out with the building of the actual fence. I did a bit of the cement mixing,... Read more
Went for a stroll!
Thursday, May 31, 2018      6 comments

Felt good enough to go for a little walk today so I did. Wasn't too bad 1.6 miles. Not going to set any records but just glad I did something. I had a doctor's appointment he was impressed with my weight loss! I told him it was partially due to ... Read more
My Cousins Wedding!!
Monday, May 28, 2018      8 comments

I ha had a good time at my cousin's wedding. I ended up going with a friend but that's okay. I wanted to have a date but it doesn't really matter. As long as I have the self-confidence to be on my own and that's what matters and I do! It's taken... Read more
Endoscopy / Richard in ER
Sunday, May 27, 2018      5 comments

I had an endoscopy yesterday, and Richard was in the ER on Thursday. For him, it was low blood sugar for the most part, and the endoscopy found that I had hiatal hernia, and some small esophageal ulcers. I have been having constant heartburn for... Read more
207.2... Onederland Here I come!!
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      12 comments

I'm getting there!!! I'm trying my best, watching what I eat and exercising. I started this year at 212.4 pounds, so I've lost over 5 pounds this year so far and I'm going to keep going!! I walked over a mile to my doctor yesterday, on hill... Read more
Saturday, December 16, 2017      3 comments

I'm at 212.6 pounds today. My previous low of the past 12(ish) years was 212.8 on 6/20/2014. So, at about a month from 35, I'm back at the weight I was in my early 20's!!! I have lost about 70 pounds from my highest weight. I am SUPER proud of m... Read more
2018 Winter 5% Challenge Invitation
Friday, December 15, 2017      3 comments

2018 Winter 5% Challenge Invitation This is your invitation! Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the 2018 Winter 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting w... Read more
Sunday, July 09, 2017      6 comments

I did it! I'm under 230! I have Keto to thank, lol! I haven't been this light in years, and I know I've gained muscle while I was at it! I've been walking and avoiding almost every carb in the book! I told my doctor and he was happy, too :) It's... Read more
Random Facts and Pictures! [image heavy]
Friday, June 30, 2017      7 comments

Hi there! It's me again :) Let's see... what else do you want to know? 1. I'm 34 years young. Yesterday I weighed in at 233 pounds, with all my clothes on. I can't wait until tomorrow's weigh in to see if I'm under 230! 2. If you ... Read more
Calming Down and Random Facts
Thursday, June 29, 2017      7 comments

I'm doing the Summer 5% Challenge, and one of the things we have to do this week is update our SparkPage with some facts about us. Someone started doing a blog about, and I thought that was a great idea! My life is much calmer now that I'm in LA... Read more
Wow... Still a lot going on!
Monday, March 27, 2017      3 comments

I know I posted a blog about how crazy my life this weekend has been, and it continued today. I woke up with a horrible migraine. I could barely walk (again) and it felt like someone was pounding my head with a sledgehammer, and at the same time... Read more
CRAZY... just Crazy last 24 hours!
Sunday, March 26, 2017      2 comments

Whew! It's been a busy 24 hours. Geo had a gout attack on Thursday and he was straining his foot to be able to walk. His gout cleared up yesterday, but he still could barely walk. I could have sworn I took my pills yesterday morning (I'm almost ... Read more
Spring 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment!
Thursday, March 23, 2017      4 comments

Check List Have you got your gym clothes emoticon , runners ... Read more
Monday, February 27, 2017      2 comments

I am feeling good today. Maybe too good, I'm not sure. I talked to a friend this morning and she said I sounded normal and that I'm not cleaning, planning or doing anything that would say I'm manic. But I feel like I have too much energy and so ... Read more

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