Category Archives: Wellness

Second Chances

This is a difficult post to write, but write it I must. It’s a matter of honesty and integrity. It’s a matter of openness and transparency; a coming out of hiding. Over the last few months my weight loss journey … Continue reading

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Anniversary Celebration!

Today is my one-year Weight Watcher anniversary. Though I have not written updates lately, a few weeks ago I hit my next goal – 90 pounds! Of course, the following week I gained a pound, then lost that pound, then … Continue reading

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Plateaus and other frustrating challenges

The last few weeks have been the most challenging since I started this weight loss journey ten and a half months ago. I didn’t make my “90 by Easter” goal and have been hovering between an 86 and 88 pound … Continue reading

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A resurrection story

I completed the Endometriosis Awareness Virtual 5K today. Though a bit chilly, it was an absolutely gorgeous day. The sun shone as brightly as my yellow endo shirt. I drove into town and parked at the Wooster Library. From there, … Continue reading

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Walking to End Endo

I’m getting excited about participating in the Endometriosis Awareness Virtual 5K! This event was organized by a group who will be running together in Seattle tomorrow. People all across the country were invited to participate “virtually” in their own locations. … Continue reading

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Nine month news flash

Yesterday, March 14, was my nine month anniversary with Weight Watchers. Consider my Top 10 list of what can happen in nine months. 10. An estimated 675 billion status updates on Facebook.* 9. An estimated 81 billion pictures uploaded on … Continue reading

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Survival and the Art of Minimizing

It’s been nearly eight weeks since my surgery and over the last few weeks as I have gotten back into my normal routine, I’ve been feeling better and better. I’m still struggling with insomnia and some other menopause-related symptoms, but … Continue reading

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Walking for a Cause

In my last post on Ash Wednesday, I outlined my plan for walking as a Lenten discipline. When my sister visited with me after my surgery she told me about a 5K in which she is participating this summer, so … Continue reading

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A Lenten Discipline

Over the last several months I have shared from my heart about the ups and downs of my weight loss journey. Admittedly, it’s much easier to write about the successes, but in the spirit of honesty and humility, I confess … Continue reading

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I’m Only Human

This week was a bit of a weight loss challenge for me. I’m finally feeling better after my hysterectomy, but I am not yet back to work or into my normal routine and I don’t yet have the physical stamina … Continue reading

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