momsy55 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

Every so often, I get a glaring reminder that I am still addicted to food - surprise!.  Last night, my family wanted to go to the local frozen yogurt place.  I kne


momsy55 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

Today I saw the orthopedic surgeon.  I need a knee replacement.  All the years of the added stress on my knee from being so heavy, along with an injury about 8 yea


momsy55 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
weighing myself - I had not weighed myself for some time, as I knew I'd gained weight,  Even when I started back on my weight loss eating plan, I just couldn't face the scale.  My plan was to wait 2...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Back to basics means more than just what I eat - In getting back to basics after struggling for a few months and putting  back on some weight, I realize that it means more than just making sure what I eat is what I ate during the...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Feeling more comfortable - This morning I noticed that I am feeling more comfortable in my own skin.  My clothes are beginning to fit more comfortably, and, most importantly, my head isn't constantly running...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Back after a very long time away - Hi everyone.  I have been gone from this group for over a year.  I didn't consciously leave, but sort of drifted away.  I convinced myself that I was too busy, etc., when in realit...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
trouble posting on maintenance group forum - Hi All!  For some reason, when I've tried to post a reply or a new topic on the maintenance discussion board the past couple of days, the message area is greyed out and won't le...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
a fun NSV - I was looking in the closet for my youngest daughter's dance costumes from last year, as she and a friend were playing dress up.  I came upon my wedding gown and they asked me t...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
would I like some cheese and crackers with that wh - I've been having one of those "poor me" moments.  We decided to do take out for supper tonight.  Everyone else was getting pizza, which I choose not to eat.  The place we go has...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
My birthday - Today is my 58th birthday.  It is my 2nd birthday since surgery.  I went back and re-read my post from last year, and how happy I was.  I still feel like I've been given a secon...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Am I "fixed"? NO - This weekend, my husband found a memory card from one of our cameras, and put it into the computer.  There were hundreds of photos, and some videos.  One video in particular was...

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momsy55 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Bracing for the Triple Crown of Eating - Well in 2 days, the first leg of the Triple Crown of Eating will be upon us.  Last year, it was so easy to not even consider eating candy on Halloween, as I was only 2 months ou...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
high school reuninion - Last night we went to my high school reunion.  They combined 3 classes, so it was hard to find some of my old classmates, but I eventually did, which was great.  I had a really goo...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
no longer just a spectator - Monday we went to Storyland, an amusement park for the 10 and under set.  We haven't been there since my 7 yr old was 1 and her sister was 8.  We took both kids, and for the first ...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Yea it's Friday! - It's been quite a week!  My family was away from Sunday night until last night, so it was just me and Sammy, our wonderful dog.  I could feel the demons trying to lure me into old ...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
staying off the pity pot - Today, after years of avoidance due to my weight, I finally had a consult with an orthopedic specialist about my knee.  My pcp had left a message that the x-rays done last week sho...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Goal reached - finally!!! - Well, it finally happened.  I reached my original goal!!!  I hovered within .1 lbs of it for what seemed like forever, but this morning, the scale said 178.8!  I actually still wan...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
memory lane (or alley) - Yesterday, we went to visit my 90 yr old dad in MA.  We all went out to dinner in downtown Melrose, the town I grew up in.  When leaving, I felt the strong urge to walk down an all...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
so close, yet so far! - Got on the scale this morning and am now 0.9 lbs. from my goal (though I will be revising it once reached).  Ms. Impatience here has been anticipating reaching goal and it's taking...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
head changes! - Yesterday I was speaking with our minister after church.  We're having our annual 4th shindig and I was telling her that the yard is a mess, as I just haven't gotten to it this yea...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
I deserve........ - Yesterday, Doggz posted about an "I deserve" moment.  Been there, done that more times than I can count, which got me at one point in my life to well over 300 lbs.  Doggz, kudos to...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
question about myfitnesspal - I just entered a food that has 8 net carbs, as there are 25 g carbs, and 17g fiber, but myfitnesspal just put in the total carbs.  Is ther a way to make that change, or do you all ...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
less of a struggle today - Hi everyone!  Thanks again for all of your input yesterday.  I am feeling much more on course today.  Breakfast was fine, as was lunch, and I'm not feeling like I want to eat every...

momsy55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
struggling - The past few days have been a strugle with food.  While I haven't gone off the deep end (thank goodness!), my eating has been sloppy and I want to eat all the time.  As I write thi...
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