That’s the number the from the scale today at my first Weight Watchers (WW) meeting.

We entered the room in small groups, coming together to form the collective.  Our leader handed us white and green folders with booklets and pamphlets inside.   Continue reading “294.8”


Fear and Control

Confession:  I’ve been overweight for a long time.

As a young child, both of my parents were of healthy weight.  My siblings and I all identified as “slim” and “petite”.  We were constantly running around and playing outside.  Our energy levels were high, and we didn’t think about what we were putting in our mouths.   Continue reading “Fear and Control”

I hate the Dentist.

I went to the dentist today.  Not exactly how I like to spend my afternoons, but goal #9 is: get up to date on all doctor’s visits.  I had already gotten the cleaning a few weeks back which technically got me to this point.  However, a cracked tooth led to the need to have a filling redone which led me to this afternoon where I was sitting in the dentist’s chair with a drill in my mouth. Continue reading “I hate the Dentist.”