Showing posts from November, 2011

Who am I? What am I doing? Why am I blogging?

My name is Tracey.  I have been married for 2 years and have 3 children.  I initially started this journey because my mother had some heart problems, which required her to have stints put in.  I initially started this journey in February 2007 and I lost my Nanny, my mother's mother, in April right before her birthday.  Needless to say, this was an extremely difficult time for me.  My Nanny was so proud of my efforts before she passed and I ultimately managed to lose down into the 150's.  That definitely took some work, I was working out 5 to 6 times per week, sometimes twice per day.  I watched everything I ate and counted my points.  Then life got in the way...I met and started dating my husband.  I changed jobs and wound up not being close to the gym that I was used to and there was not one close to me.  Ultimately, I wound up gaining my weight back and a few extra pounds, which put me at 200.6 pounds about a year ago.  Trust me, 200 pounds on my 4'10" frame was defi