Archives for March 2017

Another pound gone!

It’s week 3 of our new healthy eating challenge. I’ve lost another pound and Lizabeth lost three more. That puts my total at 9.8lbs and hers at 14lbs lost for the three weeks. I’ve been a little frustrated that I wasn’t losing more, but that really doesn’t do me any good. Being frustrated will only […]

Sharpening My “Kindsight”

The question today for the 30 Day Emotional Eating Journaling Challenge is, “When I look in the mirror at myself, I feel…. because …”. Man, I wish it would have asked me what I see. I have an answer for what I see but I think that’s half the problem. I have an answer for […]

10 Things That Make Me Grateful For My Journey

I have not always been able to come up with 10 things I am grateful for whenever someone asks. Today, I have so much to be grateful for that I think in terms of what’s working right now and what’s not. I also have a much broader perspective than I did many years ago and […]

Dear Body,

I love you. I know I haven’t always shown it but I am beginning to fully appreciate everything you have done for me in the past and my eyes are opening. I am starting to see your beauty beneath all the layers of pain and scars. I am paying closer attention now to the things […]

Six Pounds Down and Counting!

Week one done. Check! I lost six pounds and Lizabeth lost eight. Not a bad start. It’s been an emotional, interesting week to say the least. It wasn’t hard, but it wasn’t easy either. We want to share our weight loss journey with you because I KNOW we can do it. I’ve done it before. […]

Dear Food,

Dear Food, I want to take just a few moments to speak to you about our relationship. Bubba, it’s gotta change. I love you – you know I do. I have thought about you, obsessed about you, prayed about you and entertained you my whole life. I am tired of this now and it’s got […]

Living Beyond Survival Mode

Journaling my way out of the weight, Day 2. What do I want out of my life? How do I make sure I get it? These are the suggested questions for today. They are questions I have been asking myself for more years than I can remember. Of course the answers change as soon as […]

Healing the Weight Loss

I didn’t have a problem losing weight before I turned 40, in fact, I could put it on or take it off with relative ease. I chose to be overweight for most of my life as a protection against unwanted advances and it worked well. Now however, it is something that I no longer need […]