• Progress Pictures and Goals

    When I think about the fact that I’ve lost 70 pounds over the last few months it doesn’t feel real, then I look at myself in the mirror. It’s impossible to…

  • End of the Year Reflections

    I suppose the end of the year always makes me reflective, and this year is no different. Many of my friends are so glad that 2016 is almost over, and there’s…

  • Three Months and 68 Pounds

    I had surgery three months ago yesterday, and I’m down 68 pounds since I started my pre-op, liquids phase. It seems like weight-loss is different for everyone, but I’m happy with my…

  • He Asked Me To Marry Him Today

    It was nearly eight years ago when I started sharing the details of my life here, and throughout that time I’ve grown and changed so much that it would be hard…

  • Chains Are Breaking

    In my last post I briefly mentioned that I don’t feel so chained to my plate anymore, and I want to take a little time to explain what I mean. My…

  • Date Night, Shiftcon and More…

    Life has been pretty good over the last few weeks, but this has been one of the best weeks I’ve had in quite a while. Tuesday night Michael and I went…

  • Quiet, but Happy

    I haven’t had much to say here lately. I’ve been busier than normal, which is a good thing because now I’m ready to relax and enjoy the holidays. I love this…

  • Hello, Normality

    Last week was awesome. I felt good all week, and I am still feeling continued improvements on a daily basis. I went back to work last Monday, and being there made me…

  • Finally! Happy Monday!

    I feel so much better! It’s been almost a month since my surgery, and I finally feel like myself again. I’m walking more, spending time with friends and getting back to…

  • The Next Chapter

    This process is still frustrating, but I feel so much better this week. The last few days have been mostly good, and I finally feel like I’m getting back to normal.…