Wednesday, October 17, 2012

What I Was Doing While I was MIA From Blogger

Ok Girls,

Usually when someone posts a BEFORE & AFTER picture on a prim blog... it's a prim item... but today... I am posting a BEFORE & AFTER picture of me.

(I do actually have some pics of new prims that I will share soon, LOL)

Last Spring, I decided to create some 'ME' time... my boys are 16 now... pretty much doing their own thing and my husband and I work opposite shifts so I decided that it was a good time to do this.

Now, I work full-time (outside the home) and also I waitress part-time, too.... and as we women know... taking care of family and home doesn't leave a lot of time for much else but...

My sister had to have hip-replacement surgery (she is only 47) and is soon going in for the other one... watching her go through that made me realize that I want to be HEALTHY and energetic (although, what she went through really had nothing to do with health) but you understand what I mean.

So I decided to start exercising and eating healthy... now I had tried that before but always tanked... but this time... (watching my sister not being able to even walk for months) - it just did something to me and I stuck with it.

So, here is me in the Summer of 2011: (GULP)

And here is me in Summer of 2012: (YAY!)

I lost 23 pounds and I have to say, I feel AMAZING... 


  1. WOW - I need to get busy and lose that 23 extra pounds I have! You are an inspiration!

  2. Wow, you do not look like the mother of teenagers! Way to go! I have about 20 pounds to lose as well.

  3. WOW!!! What an inspiration!!! You look amazing!!! I really need to lose about 40 lbs to get back down to my original weight. Yikes!
    Can't wait to see what prims you've been working on.
    Prim Blessings

  4. Wow! That's great. You look wonderful. Good job!

    I have been wanting to start exercising since we moved to a place that has a small weight room. There has been so much going on.

    I will have to get tough with myself and kick myself in the rear to get movin' lol

    Can't wait to see your new creations.
    Take care, Janet W

  5. Congratulations! You look beautiful, but the main thing is feeling good! Great job!

  6. Wow! Congratulations! You should be very proud. You look great!

  7. Wow! You really look great! It is so difficult to lose weight, isn't it? Being healthy is most important, plus you really do look fabulous. Best of both worlds!

  8. Good for you...always good to take good care of yourself!

  9. Wow girl, look you amazing!!!! Happy for you to have stuck with your goal. You are certainly an inspiration.
    I've missed your posts and glad you are back.


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