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powdered sugar, cake mixes, and shortening.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday I weighed at the dr's office (my first goal is to lose enough weight on my home scale) and learned that I lost another 6.6 lbs for a total of 12.6 lbs! But I realized that no one would even notice because I have so much to lose.... Read more
The birds upon the treetops...
Thursday, June 09, 2011      3 comments

We live in a rural small "village" sized community - in the northwoods of Wisconsin. There are a lot of trees in our area and from the first hint of dawn until late morning, the multitude of birds are singing their different songs. One even so... Read more
all the old feelings of failure returned... would there be ANY change?
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      6 comments

Today marks 7 days of tracking my food, of drinking 8 c of water a day (instead of 1 c per yr!), of being aware of my food choices and caloric intake. It's also about 1 1/2 weeks of being on extra water pills and sacrificing my pain pill (that ... Read more
I want to travel with my husband instead of taking residence in my recliner. :-)
Saturday, June 04, 2011      3 comments

29 years ago today, I married my best friend... for life... Some people don't think that we understand relationship problems because we are happily married, but the thing is - to get to this point in our lives - in our marriage - in reality, w... Read more
Harsh Reality Check...
Thursday, June 02, 2011      2 comments

So.... in my mind, I still look like I did in college, except that my hair is turning gray - 30 yrs ago.. the the harsh reality is shown when I actually see a photo of myself (I'm usually the picture taker), or when I see a full body mirror at ... Read more
I'm losing weight because... I have grandchildren!
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      4 comments

Today, we get to see grandchildren! Always a bright spot in our week! I'm losing weight because.... I want to be able to catch them when we play. I want to be able to play on the floor with them. I want to be able to take them t... Read more
I think I can do this... :-) still a few knots to unravel...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      4 comments

So - drank all my water yesterday - and working on it again today! (A huge feat when I really don't like water!) Tracking my food, and finding out that sometimes I have extra room for a dessert... or finding that I need more protein... ... Read more

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