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So Much to Be Thankful For

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.

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12 Comments

  1. Carbzilla

    Holy Crap – I’m 44! That is so scary! What are the chances of 3 heart attacks in your building even? That’s nuts.

    Having met you guys, I can say you’re an awesome couple. It’s the same way with me and Chris: he totally gets me, is ALWAYS on my side no matter how stubborn I’m being, and I often say we’re sharing a brain (which means each of us is really only operating on a half).

    No matter what the circumstances, it’s great to realize how precious life is and how lucky we are.

    PS that’s my FAVORITE chocolate bar in the whole world. I’ve been sending them around the US to the sad people who can’t get Theo. I’ve eaten one and have one waiting in the wings. God it’s good.

    Big hugs!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Thanks Tiff! That means a lot.

      That was my first time trying that chocolate bar. It’s pretty fantastic! I even loved the Gingerbread flavor. Mmmm…

  2. Lisa

    I am so sorry to hear that your coworkers died, and so near the holiday. Hopefully their deaths are coincidental and not an indication of a stressful working environment.

    Like Fat Kitty, my cat drinks from my glass. He prefers water, but has sampled tea and Diet Coke too! Have you ever been able to get a picture of his head crammed in the glass?

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Fat Kitty has yet to attempt that move but I’m sure it’s only a matter of time…

      I’m sure that stress is a factor in the deaths but it’s still just awful…

  3. Lisa @ I'm an Okie

    Wow! I am so sorry to hear that. Two in one day? And both so young?!

    Really reminds you to appreciate everyday–and thank yourself that you made the decision for a healthier lifestyle.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Yes Lisa–that thought crossed my mind! I was grateful that I changed my life for the good and got healthy.

  4. Diane Fit to the Finish

    What a wonderful list – you are right – there is so much to be thankful for!

  5. Christi

    You are so pretty! I love the picture of you standing there beaming while Michael is making a goofy face.
    I am very thankful that my 72 year old mother is still with us and very active. She made this Thanksgiving so special by coming to my house for a change πŸ™‚

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Aw thanks! I like that picture too. And yes, I am thankful for my grandma too! She’s in her 90’s!

  6. MizFit

    wow.
    Ill say here what I always say (translation I like to think I dont need posts like these which are so REMINDING to, well, remind me :)): IM THANKFUL TO BE HERE.
    TO BE ALIVE.

    PERIOD.

    Miz.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      YES!! I am VERY thankful to be here!

  7. ragemichelle

    I’m thankful for many things. I’m thankful that my husband and I working very hard at getting healthy. I’m thankful for the 38 lbs that I’ve lost and I’m thankful for the 80 that he has lost. I’m thankful that my older son is getting some relief from his TMJ. I’m thankful that I have such awesome children and grandchildren.

    I am also grateful that I found a new blog to draw inspiration from! So looking forward to poking around here!

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