Foot Stompy

I wrote this over a month ago…..wait …almost 2 months ago….but it still applies

I’ve been having a real hard time lately.
2 things….one I can put on my blog and one that I can’t because the men in my life might read it and I don’t want it to be taken passive aggressively.
The one I can blog about is about my weight loss. Only a few more pounds to go to reach a long time goal. Yet, for some reason it’s taking forever to lose this last couple of pounds. Then, I come across 3 different peoples facebooks and it frustrates me. 2 had the surgery and 1 is on a liquid diet. Now, the one on a liquid diet, kudos. She could have easily been a candidate for the surgery but decided to take a different route. She’s lost over 140 pounds in less than a year.

But, the other 2. One definitely needed it for her health. The other, not so much. Doesn’t matter. It’s taken me over 8 years of hard work and psychological struggle to get this 90 some pounds off….and I’m watching them melt away in a matter of months. No exercise. Poof. Or at least that’s what it looks like from my vantage point.


It’s not feeling fair. Why did it take me so long? I don’t begrudge them…..but doing it the hard way, is hard! Changing my foods, exercise, always having to set new goals. Struggle, struggle for many, many years.

I’m feeling very foot stompy and almost wishing that I’d done the surgery. All this missed time of me being stubborn and wanting to do things on my own instead of taking short cuts. Was it worth it? I don’t know.

Facebook group - 101 in 1001

I just started a new facebook group that feels like it’s going to be a lot of fun if people will participate.

Years ago, Lee Harrington mentioned the fact that he has something he does, called a 101 in 1001 days list. I didn’t know that this was actually a ‘thing’ when I decided to copy the idea. I figured that if something like that could keep Lee on track with all the projects he’s involved in, I might be able to keep track of everything I want to do and add some fun stuff into it. My life had lost focus and goals give me focus.

So, now I’m on my 3
rd round, though I don’t think I officially finished the 2nd round. I was finishing everything so fast that I was adding things to it as fast as I was completing them, instead of finishing the list and then creating a new one on the due date.

So, time to start over. Michelle, D’arts wife, gave me a bucket list book and it re-fueled my interest. I’m hoping this facebook group helps. I went through my facebook friends and picked 20 strong women that I felt would like help with their goals, could be self-motivated and might be good at motivating others.

Sarah Sloane was doing this with her weightlifting group that she invited me to, and it’s going very well. I’m curious what this group of strong women can accomplish together.

crossing my fingers that it keeps me on track as well. I’ve got some items that have been on my list since my first round of 101 goals…..over 5 years ago.