Resting…

So, I'm sitting today out.  I have some pretty nasty arthritis in both knees, but in my "good" knee, the one I didn't have reconstructive surgery on years ago, it's the worst.  And walking in the cold 2 miles with a lot of incline yesterday didn't do it much good.  😦  I iced it and …

Before…

Well, here I am in all my glory.  285.6 is the official weigh in for the last day of the year/start of the journey back to me.  I feel like I just walked on the show "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition...This is literally my all-time high weight that I am aware of.  I am 5'5", …

The final straw…

So, there could have been a lot of things that spurred a change in my behaviors. My father had serious heart problems, a massive heart attack at 54 (quadruple bypass and a valve replacement) and passed away at 63. That could do it. But it doesn't. My brother recently suffered a mild heart-attack at 57. He lives near me. I see the changes he's making. Maybe it should be that. All these wake up calls. But it wasn't. It was something much simpler, much more vane. A tennis bracelet. My wrist is so thick, I cannot wear my tennis bracelet. I can't wear any bracelets.