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My October Song
Monday, October 13, 2014      9 comments

"I'll sing you my October song, There is no song before it. The words and tune are not my own, my joy and sorrow bore it." October is my favourite month of the year. It's my birth month and re-birth month. Re-birth in that the cool da... Read more
What a workout...
Wednesday, October 08, 2014      17 comments

I spent almost 2 hours in the pool earlier this afternoon, then Happy Husband took me along on a Survey (He's a Land Surveyor). WOW. A half hour of walking and carrying the prism pole wore me O*U*T. My muscles are sore... but... it fe... Read more
Tossing away...
Tuesday, October 07, 2014      12 comments

I tossed away several pieces of old clothing today. A few shirts that are now way too large and a couple more size 3X pants. ... Read more
Eating Light... and Right!
Monday, October 06, 2014      10 comments

I am making a conscious effort to eat on the low side of my calories this week. I also intend on getting back to the fruits and veggies after a rather poor showing last week. I have also made the decision to have a "free" day on my birthday... Read more
Pool time grows short...
Saturday, October 04, 2014      8 comments

It going to be about 78 degrees in Savannah today... and tonight's low will be 48! Y*I*K*E*S! I know there is about a week... maybe two... left for pool time. Then it's closed until May. I am going to take advantage of this time as m... Read more
Thursday, October 02, 2014      12 comments

1. Lose 5 pounds 2. Lose 3 inches overall 3. Eat more salads 4. Walk more 5. Drop 1 BMI Point These are my latest measurements. I'll measure again at the end of October. WEIGHT: 253 WAIST: 48 HIPS: 54 NECK: 17 THIGH: 2... Read more
New look for the new challenge!
Monday, September 29, 2014      11 comments

I got my hair cut for the Fall 5% Challenge! Got in a nice swim yesterday afternoon, too! ... Read more
First week of Fall 5% Challenge done!
Sunday, September 28, 2014      10 comments

I lost ONE pound! emoticon That felt GREAT! Today, we're off to my Mom's for a while to cook dinner and watc... Read more
Thursday, September 25, 2014      8 comments

emoticon My favourite time of year! It's LOVELY here in Savannah. Today was about 70 degrees (maybe cooler) and i... Read more
Day One of the FALL 5% Challenge! Pictures and Measurements
Saturday, September 20, 2014      11 comments

This is DAY ONE of FALL 5% Challenge with the Casual Travelers! Today's Photo: 9/20/14 Jeans Size: 1X Shirt Size: 22/24 Starting Weight: 254 Measure... Read more
Scotland Forever!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      7 comments

Tonight, I am praying that Scotland votes to dissolve the union with England -- becoming an Independent nation once again. ... Read more
Unexpected Absense
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      17 comments

Somewhere around 10:00 p.m. on Monday September 8th, lightning struck our complex and the entire internet system here went down. It was finally repaired last night about 8:00 p.m. An entire week without internet -- no Spark People. Not ha... Read more
Confronting the enemy... embracing the friend.
Monday, September 08, 2014      11 comments

Who or what is the enemy on my journey? It's not food. It's not drink. It's not exercise or the lack thereof. It's not time nor space. It's me. I am the ONLY thing standing in the way of my own success. If I DON'T change -- I WON'T ch... Read more
ONEderland -- chasing the dream.
Friday, September 05, 2014      18 comments

A few months ago, Onederland was a fantasy. Something unseen for 20 years. I had stopped dreaming about it. Stopped believing it even existed. I had given it up. Now, it's a goal -- a few steps away -- a reality growing closer daily. ... Read more
Walking the Walk
Wednesday, September 03, 2014      11 comments

“The scale can only tell you what you weigh; not who you are.” ~ Steve Maraboli ~ I walk differently now. 36 pounds down and I am holding my head up, my shoulders back, and stride has purpose. I have cast aside the "fat girl" walk: ... Read more

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