How did I let it happen? How did I wake up one day to find myself at 286 pounds and completely miserable in my own body? It happened, I can't blame anyone but me. And only I can fix it. So I am. On December 23, 2009 I had Lap-Band Surgery with Dr. John Marsden. I'm down 100 pounds so far with about 25 to go.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Ice Ice Baby

This was a weird week here in North Texas. I only went to work on Monday and Thursday. We got several inches of snow and lots of ice, which people here are just not equipped to deal with. So even though I might not have been too worried about myself driving to work or other places, I've lived here in Fort Worth long enough to know that there are a lot of people here who have overly large trucks who think nothing of speeding along with no regard to others on the road. I was more afraid of them than I was of myself on the ice.

Because of all this weather, I didn't move very much this past week. I stayed home and bundled up as much as possible. Usually on the couch! I knew this was going to be the case so I tried really hard to watch my food intake since I wasn't expelling many calories to make up for anything. And I was pretty successful thank goodness. I'm going to get out today at lunchtime and go walk around Target or something just to move my body.

I've been hesitant to make any goals because I am afraid of failing. But I think it is time. I am stating that I am setting a goal of 11 pounds. That will take me from my current 186, to 175. I would love to say I could hit that by my birthday (March 23) but that might be a little much. So, how about this ... I attend a support group the 2nd Monday of every month, I will be at my goal by the April meeting which is April 11. That is 9 weeks from today. I can do this for 9 weeks. I will log my food, move my body and lose 11 lbs. I can do this!



  1. Yay!!! We can keep up with each others triumphs and goals. Awesome! I think you goal is very reachable and know you can do it!!!

  2. Fabulous goal! I'm good at making plans, but I'm crap about holding myself accountable to goals. I'm going to have to work on that. Kick that 11 pounds butt! :)