Month: October 2018

My thoughts on weight loss and the life of a married working mom

My First Date with the Scale

Last night was my first WW weigh-in since February 2017. It felt like a first date. As I drove to the WW studio I was excited with the possibilities but fearful that it could go oh so wrong. After all, I’ve been down this road before. I have a complicated relationship with the scale. We…
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The Journey to a Better Me

One of the toughest things I’ve ever done is quit smoking. I smoked my last cigarette on July 21, 2006. It was a beautiful summer day and my husband and I were attending a baseball game in Philadelphia with my husband’s parents. Mark and I had be talking about trying for a baby and I…
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Chips, Chocolate, and Wine Oh My!

I find I am loving the new Weight Watchers plan. It combines the flexibility of Smart Points with the freedom from tracking of Paleo. I loved Paleo because I didn’t have to track. There was a list of foods I could and could not eat and as long as I stuck to those lists I…
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Finding My Way

I haven’t written about my weight loss journey in awhile because I’ve been lost. When I awoke from surgery and my arms were paralyzed it became all consuming. All I could think about was the pain and what I couldn’t do. Fortunately that changed and two months later I am ready to return to normal.…
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