Friday, May 3, 2013

Hey Er'Body!

Wow it's been a while!  I've been reading my regular blogs all this time but for whatever reason decided to do a new post today.  Just a quick one to say how I'm doing. 

Still running my Ebay store and now have an Etsy shop as well for vintage items.  I love working from is such a joy.  I spend my days surrounded by Scarlette and lots and lots of inventory. 
I'll post my links here in case you want to check them out.  :)

On the weight loss front, I hung around 240 lbs. for almost 2 years.  No more bingeing, but then there's no need to binge when you're eating whatever you want and restricting nothing, right?  While I'm glad that I never climbed back up over the 240 mark to the 340 I used to be, it still takes a whole lot of calories to maintain 240 lbs. 

After dropping the first 100 lbs, I got way too comfortable.  WAY.  No desire to drop anymore weight, until a few weeks ago.

Today I am 225, so I've lost 15 lbs. in the last 7-8 weeks or so.  I don't know exactly what happened...just woke up one day and said this is ridiculous...I need to try and drop some more weight.  So I started.  Nothing crazy or fanatical...just trying to eat less than I did before.  No timeline.  No major stress.  Changing things up every week or so as far as what types of things I eat.  For me, boredom is a diet killer.  But I have an overall low-carb thing going to get my diabetes under control.  Definitely addicted to carbs....definitely hard to restrict them.  But I'm trying again.  It feels good to be back at it.  It's still as hard as it ever was with Dwayne eating his usual stuff right beside me.  I guess I'll always be a work in progress, but I'm still here.  Still kickin'. 

Dwayne and I are looking for our first house to buy.  This was not the happy,  euphoric experience I thought it would be.  It is actually a living Hell.  Neither one of us are enjoying it.  We've had more fights in the last 30 days than we've had in our entire 9 year relationship.  Seriously.  I'm sure we'll be happy when we finally set up home in one....but getting there is real pain in the ass.  I think we're just about ready to give up until this Fall.  Hopefully by then the rush to get a house and get your kid in a new school will slow down.  Right now, everything is under contract.

So just stopping in with an update and to say hi.  I'll post again in couple of days.  Have a great weekend.  :)


  1. Great stuff. Inspirational. Thanks for sharing your story.

  2. Hey Tammy! Good to hear from you - hang in there with the house hunt; that IS a stressful thing. Sounds like you're doing well and I'm glad to hear it!

  3. Soooo glad to see your back, you have been missed!! House hunting sucks, hang in there!