The Old Watcher of the Weight

Yup, that’s me. I’ve been going to meetings since last October. Four months. Know what i’ve managed to lose? ten pounds. That’s it. Actually, i’ve lost nearly 15, but i’ve been slowly adding pounds for the last three weeks. I’ve been limping into my meetings knowing full well that I haven’t tracked, monitored, activitied, or […]

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Not In The Plan, Man

I just survived a week at home with both children. The husband was out of town for 4 of those days. We did fun stuff, we played, we spent, we adventured, we managed. I was pleasantly surprised at how well everyone got along. (She said safely from the light at the end of the tunnel) […]

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I have a condition that is terminal. I have written about this before. It can be tragic, but mostly it’s just embarrassing. Diarrhea of the mouth is a real thing. It’s out there. People live with this impediment daily and can do nothing to stop it. While Imodium AD is taken orally, it simply will […]

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My day is often (not always) about lots of other people. My husband, the (2) kids, my mom, the neighbor, her kids, the teacher at my son’s school, the dogs, the cat, the mailman, the bill collectors…. tonight i’m taking some written Me Time. Some fun facts: I’m tall. 5’10” 1/2 to be exact. It’s […]

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Today I took control. Tomorrow is a different story perhaps, but today was deliberate. I woke up, him & hawed over whether to do my WW cardio dance DVD & just got up and did it. One step at a time. If I think about missing the coffee, running out of time, not making lunches, […]

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Ugh Slug

I am hell bent on making myself fail my goals this week. It’s like Roid PMS Rage for 7 days. What. The. Hell ?!? I have been making some seriously bad carb choices and my hormones are like the bad girls behind the bleachers urging me on in my brain; “Doooo it. You know you […]

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In Search of..

Hobbies I find myself intellectually under stimulated as of late. In other words, meatloaf minded. Nothing is going on up there aside from a constantly incomplete running grocery list and kid schedules running through my otherwise empty mind. I need a hobby. I’d like more than one, but as Weight Watchers has taught me, set […]

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R.I.P. Fish

December 2013 we had just moved into our new house. My son had been waiting about a year to get a fish at this point, and over winter break, I obliged him. We picked a one gallon beta-friendly tank with a filter and light, and my son picked out his shiny new blue dragon fin […]

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Skittles and Kleenex

Today’s meeting went something like this: Leader to our morning group of about 35 people: “So what prevented you from reaching your goals this week?” Me: “Skittles.” chuckles Leader: “So you had a goal to make it through the Superbowl …” Me:  tearing up … trying not to let it out of my eyeballs … […]

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