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About Sheila Duffy-Lehrman

Business woman 50+ on a mission to lose 100 lbs. Reclaiming my life and sharing my journey to help others without shame spiraling out of control.

I am the image of my sister…

By |March 16th, 2017|

Day 464 - Here I am, more than several years ago, with my sister, Mary Eleanor, of blessed memory. We lost her a year and a half ago, and I still struggle every day. Last weekend, when I walked into [...]

I am not a dog.

By |March 14th, 2017|

Day 463 - This is a picture of our dog "Bean." He is 6 lbs. He is a dog. I reward him with food. I am NOT a dog. But I am struggling...rewarding myself with food. And I'm really just realizing. How [...]

What does pride teach us?

By |March 14th, 2017|

Day 462 - An impending blizzard in the northeast got the best of me today. I hate giving up. But I’m getting mugged by reality. My business trip? Cancelled. Now I look at what I wrote yesterday and I regret [...]

Saying Goodbye

By |March 13th, 2017|

Day 461 - Saying goodbye to my family is very hard. I got a bunch of lovely kisses and heartfelt hugs. I'm grateful we will all be together for a wedding within a couple of weeks so I'm not feeling [...]

When you are losing weight…

By |March 12th, 2017|

Day 460 - If you know someone who is on a weight loss journey? DO NOT monitor what they eat. And DO NOT manage them. I've had someone do that to me and I was NOT happy. Although I know they care [...]

Multitasking? Bit@h puleeze!!!!

By |March 11th, 2017|

Day 459 - Instead of driving to an appointment today, I went for a long walk. It was MUCH needed and gave me an opportunity to sort some thoughts out and make some calls. I ended up on my phone almost [...]

My Baggage Claim

By |March 10th, 2017|

Day 458 - Sometimes it is surreal when I wait for baggage at my hometown airport. I always get a little melancholy. After living away for longer than I did growing up here...my memories of this baggage carousel in particular [...]

A blog friend sent me this Donut stamp!

By |March 9th, 2017|

Day 447 - omg...OMG!!! Today I received this gift in the mail. Out of the blue. I'd gotten an inkling something surprising was coming when "Lee" asked my mailing address. The kindness of strangers...who aren't so strange. At all! Lee [...]

On my own…

By |March 8th, 2017|

Day 456 - Somehow I ended up alone tonight and it was fantastic! I got my nails done and took myself out to dinner. Well...I ended up doing takeout but I still was OUT! ALONE! Unsupervised!! Sitting there getting a [...]

#ShamrockShakes

By |March 6th, 2017|

Day 455 - Are you $hitting me? Freakin' SHAMROCK Shakes are at McDonalds for St. Patrick's Day and I am losing my godforesakin' mind. These TV commercials are testing my last resistance nerve. And I'm in advertising! Damn! I know - [...]

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