Monthly Archives: November 2011

Feeling thankful

I am very thankful that I weigh 73 lbs less this Thanksgiving (on the right, size M/12 dress) than I did last Thanksgiving (on the left, size 2XL/22 dress). I am also thankful about how much easier it has become … Continue reading

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Walking and skipping

I read a great blog post this week about how hard it can be to lose the last 20 lbs and why our bodies don’t want to give up the weight towards the end of a “diet”.  I am certainly … Continue reading

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What a difference a year makes

Inspired by Melissa’s recent photo comparison blog post and her comment on my last post, I went trawling for old pictures.  It can be challenging finding ones taken from the same angle to give a true comparison.  But here’s one … Continue reading

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New fashion options

With substantial weight loss comes a definite expansion of the fashion options available to me.  At 235 lbs, my main goal when dressing was disguise – camouflaging my lumps and bumps, making myself blend in.  Now, as I approach my … Continue reading

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WW and Wegmans

So the buzz in my area is the opening of the first Wegmans grocery store in Massachusetts.  The crowds the first week were insane, with 2 mile traffic jams to get into the place and people camping out in the … Continue reading

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