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Three free mirrors - Monday, September 14th 2009 10:56 AM
Back in the days I was tipping the scale at 440 pounds, the only mirror we had at our little two bedroom end unit in Scotland was the mirror above the bathroom sink.  I...
Just like riding a bike - Wednesday, September 9th 2009 1:36 PM
I almost forgot a very crucial moment in my life..I RODE MY BICYCLE from my old apartment to our new house!  It was going to get ridden by Morton, but as he was talking...
Weigh in day will be missed - Tuesday, September 8th 2009 12:51 PM
Tonight I had big plans to actually stay for my first WW meeting in months, but alas, the airport calls.  With a big family scattered all over the globe (with a heavy...
From my window - Sunday, September 6th 2009 11:20 PM
Spending the first night in our home was brilliant.  We fell asleep to crickets chirping rather then doors banging shut.  In the morning we woke up to birds sing as...
Eat, drink & paint! - Saturday, September 5th 2009 5:49 PM
Fresh back from a two day break in Atlantic City with family, Morton and I are super excited to be spending our first night in our new house tonight.I've been putting the final...
Weekly weigh in - Tuesday, September 1st 2009 7:05 PM
Today, as usual, I was up with dawn and working on my ever-growing list of things to do in the new house.  We are really making progress and have totally stripped and...
Typing with my eyes shut - Sunday, August 30th 2009 2:36 PM
My body clock keeps waking me up at 6 am even on days that it is possible to sleep just another hour longer.  It is great for getting things done, but hideous for how tired...
Ice cream for dinner last night and my weigh in today! Yikes!!! - Tuesday, August 25th 2009 6:11 PM
Last night I went back to our apartment after painting for hours (about 9) at the new old house.  I'm down to the last room, but the trouble is that there is a load of...
Painting therapy - Friday, August 21st 2009 7:52 AM
There is something satisfying about peeling and sanding old paint, then laying that fresh coat of pristine white paint over an area that had just been a shabby mess.  You...
Even .4 helps! - Tuesday, August 18th 2009 6:33 PM
At my weigh in tonight I had lost a whopping .4 pounds for the week.  I KNOW that I sweated more then that off this morning, but maybe it was because I've been drinking...
What a difference a day makes! - Friday, August 14th 2009 9:13 PM
Today was really a great one.  We got so much done at the new house I just can't believe it.  The dining room is 99.9% finished, the living room wall got...
Tuesday weigh in...I'M DOWN! - Tuesday, August 11th 2009 6:17 PM
Stepping on the scale this evening I was thrilled to learn my weight is now 344.  That is a 30 pound loss since I started and I'm really pleased that since I haven't been...
You know it's time to move when... - Sunday, August 9th 2009 9:38 PM
Last night Morton and I went to a late night movie.  It was a rare treat, a break from painting and when we came home, we were met by something that really makes us want to...
Sweating off the bad stuff - Thursday, August 6th 2009 6:57 AM
Wednesday was a BAD BAD BAD BAD eating day.  Things that crossed my mouth that shouldn't have were a big sticky bun from our adventure to Lancaster, warmed up in the...
1.6 pounds lost last week - Wednesday, August 5th 2009 7:34 AM
If only I were a tad more organized.  In the bustle of packing, cleaning, remodeling at the new place, visiting with my in-laws for three weeks (who fly back to Scotland...
Sunday, Rainy Sunday - Sunday, August 2nd 2009 8:34 AM
As the church bells started ringing this morning I shot off the floor (sleeping on a matress on the floor is way better then the pull out sofa with a metal bar in your back) and...
Great emails...keep them coming! - Saturday, August 1st 2009 7:10 AM
Along my weight loss journey I have loved the emails I get.  I encourage you to write, ask questions, give advice or just say HELLO!  email me at...
Little changes, little house - Friday, July 31st 2009 7:50 AM
Finally, after a year and a half of apartment living, Morton and I have bought a house.  It's a wee house, two story, fixer-upper (heavy on the FIXER) but there is no one...
My first charm - Tuesday, July 28th 2009 7:46 PM
As I sit here typing this blog I'm PLEASED AS PUNCH to tell you that at my WW weigh in tonight I earned my first 25 pound charm.  It is a small silver disc, heavy, but not...
Happy Birthday Alexander - Saturday, July 25th 2009 9:00 AM
Today he is two.  My whole world seriously changed when this little man came in to my life and to get the chance to see him grow right before my eyes has been the best...
Every little bit helps - Wednesday, July 22nd 2009 9:44 PM
Yesterday when I weighed in I was worried.  It had been a week of family, vacation and a shared piece of carrot cake with Morton at SeaWorld.  The scale should not be...
Still alive and well - Tuesday, July 21st 2009 9:42 AM
We arrived home sometime after one a.m. last night after a real whirlwind trip to Florida with my in-laws.  Putting almost 3,000 miles on in just five days is not everyones...
Tuesday weigh in...FINGERS CROSSED! - Tuesday, July 14th 2009 6:29 PM
Tonight I stepped on to the scale at WW looking like a red hot mess in shorts, sleeveless dirty tank top and my hair a sweaty mess.  I had just came out of the garden,...
Guilt-free-easy-to-m ake-ICE CREAM saved my life! - Monday, July 13th 2009 8:42 AM
So there it is...9 pm and all I can think about is ice cream.  It's been a hot day.  I have been packing endless boxes in preparing to move (woo hoo) and my gallon jug...
Cleaning and boxin - Sunday, July 12th 2009 2:14 PM
Morton and I are thrilled to be busting out of our apartment which we have lived in for almost two shocking years, to head in to our very own home.  FINALLY! This weekend...