Switching Seats on the Titanic

April 24, 2017

I am totally incapable of overcoming food addiction in my own strength.  Try as I might, my efforts to escape this nightmare seem pointless in the end.  I sit in my prison cell plotting my escape.  Devising plans that ‘maybe this time’ will work.   Night falls and I prepare my prison break!  Like Andy from […]

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Quilt of Comments–You are all the authors!

March 7, 2017

I know my last post was a rough one.  Phew! Glad we made it through THAT week! Felt like the time I was at Daytona beach and a big wave took me out.  All I could feel was the confusion of being thrown upside down and the sting of saltwater up my nose. Thanks for dragging […]

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Upside Down and In Between

February 25, 2017

I’ve been holding off 300 like a tidal wave that’s coming.  Every week I get closer.  And there’s almost no point anymore.  I have tried so hard to stop this from happening.  And I’m so tired of the people who simply tell me to stop eating. “Food isn’t your best friend.” “Just don’t eat sugar […]

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Food Is My Person

February 8, 2017

They say food is fuel.   That’s not the case for me. Food is my fuel in the way your boyfriend is  ‘transportation’.  Sure he drops you off at work…but does that make him a bus? No. He’s a person. A person you’re having a relationship with. I mean…sometimes he’s “transportation”.   But when you break […]

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Sunday Reflections

January 29, 2017

  As I drink my morning coffee, I would like to give a big thanks to all of you who responded to my last post “Deconstructing Regain: Part One” I feel very good about this step in the right direction.  When I began my blog and weight loss journey in 2011, I would write almost […]

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Deconstructing Regain: Part One

January 28, 2017

  But this isn’t a STUMBLE y’all.  This is like head first into the snake pit 800 feet down. I have gained and lost weight numerous times over the course of my life.  I’m not talking 10 or 20 pounds although I’ve done that too.  But I’m talking hundreds of pounds.  Literally hundreds.  Nothing quite […]

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Borrowed Time

January 21, 2017

I’ve had a lot of crazy stuff happen to me before.  But being WRONGLY diagnosed with cancer  tops the list! This was very shocking to me.  I am sure many people out there are diagnosed with cancer having had no symptoms.  Cancer is indeed a scary disease due to the fact that you may think you […]

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Update from the Trenches….otherwise titled WTH is going on?!

January 14, 2017

  My bucket has holes.  Every time I try to fill it with hope, it’s punctured from the bottom by life. This update will have nothing fancy to it other than spilled tears on a page.  I want to keep you in the loop as I do not want to disappear again.  Disappearing is my […]

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Holiday Update

December 28, 2016

Sorry I just couldn’t resist.  My name is Holly. It says Happy HollYdays.  Did I ever tell you about the time my Mom made me dress up as Holly Berries for Christmas?  She even made the entire outfit herself.  I was at that awkward age where you’re almost too old for trick or treating but you […]

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Look For The Positive

December 17, 2016

3 weeks ago, I had a car accident.   No other cars were involved though so I mostly just had an accident with myself.  This should come as no surprise to anyone. I’m a one woman show.  I don’t even need another car to have a car accident! I’m very good at playing all roles. […]

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