Monthly Archives: June 2011

Friend Making Monday: What’s in your fridge?

FMM: What’s in Your Fridge? Check out All The Weigh to see lots of other bloggers answering these questions today!  Who know, you might find a new favorite blog to read. List a few common items that can always be … Continue reading

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Compliments never get old

It’s so nice when people notice my weight loss.  Yesterday a lady at church told me I was “melting away”.  On Wednesday, one friend’s jaw physically dropped when I told her I’d lost 52 lbs since Christmas.  I actually enjoy … Continue reading

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The pay off and the plan

Having taken Motrin every day from Sunday-Thursday last week, I finally had 3 days ailment-free with no medication, and the scale responded by dropping 3 lbs in 3 days!  It was so nice to see my dedication reflected in those … Continue reading

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abcdefood

I’ve seen this popping up on a few blogs lately. I copied it from Mel Gets Fit. Anyway, I thought it looked fun and decided to play along. A: is for Apple, what’s your favorite variety? Gala. B: is for … Continue reading

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Motrin is not my friend

The scale is a funny thing.  We depend on it so much for validation of our efforts.  If you’re not careful, the number on it can make or break your mood for the day.  I rely on that daily feedback … Continue reading

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Out with the old, in with the new

New shoes Yesterday I was sans kids and took the opportunity to go shoe shopping.  I wanted some summer wedges to wear as a dressier alternative to flat sandals.  The wedge heel makes them easier to walk on than a … Continue reading

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A conversation with my father

My dad is your typical unobservant guy.  I recall when I lost weight the first time around, 11 years ago, and I kept it a secret from him.  When I saw him for the first time in months, I had … Continue reading

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