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Alright.  I’m back on track.  I think.

I saw my doctor this week for my annual checkup and she endorsed my be healthy/get fit/lose weight plan.  She was somewhat unenthusiastic about my goal to get down to 185, wanting me to focus more on the being healthy part and less so on the losing weight part.  Maybe she doesn’t want me to set my expectations too high.  After all, it has been QUITE a while since I was 185.

But that’s my goal and I’m stickin’ with it!

Onward and downward!

Two nights ago, they were almost $3000 from their goal.  Tonight, just a little over $700.  I hope my post from a couple of nights ago was worth a buck or two.

I’ve become an instant fan of producer Andrea James along with Jamie Hebert, his husband Alec Mapa, their son Zion (crazy cute) and the project/film Family Restaurant.  Check out the video and consider donating to the effort to make this film happen.

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Well,  as you can see from the above weigh-in, I’ve hit a roadblock of sorts.  A month ago, I was 3.8 pounds and 2 weeks away from my end-of-month goal of 200.  A month later, I have almost twice that to go.  Hell, a couple of weeks ago, I had made it up to 210.  Yikes!  Read the rest of this entry »

The gym and I still have a long distance relationship, but I did manage to run outside once in the past two weeks.  Two more weeks to 200!

And since I have nothing interesting to say, I’ll just post some pics…


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It’s 6:33 on a Sunday morning and I’ve been up for a little over an hour, after shaking myself awake from a dream of T.

My memory of the dream starts with T being in our house for a weekend visit. For some reason, “our house” was a mishmash of where we live now, my childhood home and a house for-sale down the street and around the corner.  There were toys every where.  My Mom and my nieces and nephews were also there – in the house but in other rooms that I couldn’t see and didn’t attempt to enter.  Lucas was more baby than boy, but he moved freely about the house. Read the rest of this entry »

Ah, what a difference seven days makes.  A week ago, I hit my goal of 10 lbs in 2 months and let out a girly giggle when I stepped off the scale.   In the days since, I’ve managed to reverse the trend and gain a couple of pounds right back.   Not much of a surprise  It wasn’t like I worked at continuing the downward trend. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Birthday, Papa Juan!

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Things I added in the past week:

1 brownie
1 apple cinnamon muffin (which quickly followed the 1 brownie)
3 battered, fried cod fillets
several french fries
5 blueberry pancakes (with syrup)
1 dozen or so Ritz crackers smeared with peanut butter

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