Life After Bariatric Surgery
Saturday, July 13, 2013      6 comments

Hi everyone. Just dropped by to let all know that my surgery went well. I'm 2 weeks post op and feeling great. Left hospital at 220 lbs and now down to 211. It will be a slow battle, but I didn't gain it overnight. I am still having to force mys... Read more
Finally have a surgery date...yeaah!!
Saturday, June 08, 2013      6 comments

Hi Friends. Well thank all of you that commented on my last post, and all comments were very supportive...exactly what I needed. Thank you. I finally was given the date: June 26...only 17 days away! Yikes. On Thursday I start the pre-op ... Read more
The Big "BS'' is Coming Soon
Wednesday, May 29, 2013      6 comments

Hi Friends. Just returned from 2 weeks in Kansas where grandchildren were graduating all over the place! 3 high school, and 1 college. With all that celebrating, I was sure to gain 5 or 10 pounds. Yet the naked truth is, I only gained 1 pound. ... Read more
Dear Life
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      4 comments

DEAR LIFE, I HAVE A COMPLETE GRASP ON THE FACT THAT LIFE IS NOT FAIR. SO PLEASE, QUIT TRYING TO TEACH ME THAT LESSON. p.s. Could you also please stop giving us Mondays? Hello Monday. Today is a good day to recomm... Read more
If You Are What You Eat...I'm Becoming A Celery
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      3 comments

It’s “Diet Philosophy Day”. I have always believed that we become what we think about. However, I didn’t put {food} and {ideas about food} together in until this diet. I honestly never really thought this much about my food choices before. I jus... Read more
I'm so motivated that you actually read these blogs!
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      6 comments

Wow, I just check my SparkPage and saw so many comments on my last blog. For a month now, I have been doing a blog on Blogspot and viewed 327 times and so far have only 1 comment! So I think I'll start also blogging here more often. Do a... Read more
Hanging on
Sunday, July 01, 2012      7 comments

I sometimes feel like I am standing on the edge of a cliff and my weight is about to pull me over! Sparkpeople is a lifeline, as is OE, as are my family ties. My hubbie is a big supporter and is pulling for me. I am very lucky.... Read more
I'm Back (only there is more of me than last time!)
Saturday, June 23, 2012      8 comments

A script of a phone call I made to the future me: Day 1. Phone call to Future Skinny Me: Phone rings…riiinngg…answer: “Hello?” Fat me: “Hey there girlfriend, how are you doing these days?” Answer: ” I am terrific, I just fi... Read more
Love this weather!
Sunday, November 13, 2011      4 comments

Hello Spark Buddies. Isn't this weather sooo great? The rain has finally stopped in Florida and the Sun is out and this weekend is perfect. I love this cool weather, especially for walking. Yesterday I walked around the Farmers Market in Ft P... Read more
Here I go again
Sunday, October 30, 2011      4 comments

Well it's been months since I visited this page. Since then I have been busy getting rid of breast cancer and all that goes with it. Now it's time to revisit the old fat lady problem. Each time I come here I get all excited and think I ca... Read more
I am so frustrated.
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      9 comments

Feb 1, 2011. Report. 228 lbs. I am so frustrated. After walking 5 times in last 2 weeks...I have gained 2 pounds!!! What's up? ... Read more
Just joined Over 60 with 100 to lose
Monday, January 24, 2011      3 comments

Hello fellow Sparkers. I am sooo excited to find folks my age with similar goals. I'm 62 and very heavy. Most of my friends are starting to enjoy retirement. I'm just hoping to start losing enough weight to enjoy life again. I've finally retired... Read more
I almost gave up
Saturday, January 15, 2011      1 comments

I almost gave up this last year. But somehow my higher power has grabbed me, just as I was going over the waterfall to drown in a pool of self pity and blubber. I don't deserve another chance, yet God sees fit to waste another chance on me, t... Read more
Well, here I am 62 and still fat!
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      5 comments

Today I will start again. This time I have my higher power at my side. I am going to OA meetings and trying to find a sponser. I've been excersizing and logging my food. My depression is not so painful today.... Read more
Can't get motivated
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      5 comments

Just can't get motivated today...all I want to do is sleep. Hubby and I have both been sick for 2 weeks, and I'M TRYING TO GET THE ENERGY TO GO TO SHORE AND WALK A BIT. I MUST PRAY FOR ENERGY AND WILL POWER.... Read more

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