Closing the Our Lady Chapter, and the next steps in my journey

If I have learned one thing during my weight loss journey, it is this – You don’t have to know where the finish line is to get started, but you’ll never get anywhere standing still. Five months ago I began crafting the next chapter in my journey. Within the next few days I will be cutting the virtual ribbon on…

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Fresh Apple Muffins

I made a batch of apple muffins because I was wallowing. I thought about lying and telling you I made them because the air is crisp and the leaves are changing. Perhaps I should say the smoke from my neighbor’s fireplace was tickling my nose and making me think about cable knit sweaters and baking. Those reasons get me feeling all…

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My starting weight was 276.6 pounds. Last night, 3 years, 2 months and 19 days later, I reached my goal weight - 46% smaller than I was on that first day. 

I Made it to GOAL WEIGHT!

If you asked me 3 years ago I never would have guessed I would be writing about reaching my goal weight. Today, thanks to perseverance, trial and error, and the many teachers I have met along the way, I have not learned how to diet, I have learned how to simply live. On Monday night, August 18th 2008, my husband and…

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