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Welcome to my little corner of insanity. Caution: It may be contagious.

It takes 40 weeks for a new life to be created. I am going to make a new life for me in that same time frame!
* I will break some old habits
* I will develop some new healthier habits
* I will slowly make the changes I want and need to make
* I will WANT to make the changes I Need to make!

Member Since: 1/30/2014

My Goals:
Goal: weight 159 **waist 30" *** Hips 40" ***Thighs 20"*****size 10/12

05/28/16 ****192.5 *****35" *** *** **46" ********* **26" ***** size 16
06/30/16 ****190.5 *****35.5" *******45.0"**********25" **loose 16
09/04/16 ****189.5 *****35.5" *******45.0"**********24" **loose 16
09/27/16 ****188.0 *****" ******* "*********" **l can't breathe in 14

I will MAKE time to write my Mystery Series to get the first books in the series published by December 2016, and the full outline of my second book.

I will get my Human Services degree by 2017. Pre-vet, 2019.

My Program:
I think I need help staying on target :(

Guest Room
Attic /Kids Side
Dining room Table

Daughter's Room - dream on!

FlyLady Baby Steps
OMG! My laundry is washed, dried, folded and put away in the same day!
My dishpan is empty each evening. I hope these habits can survive with my class schedule!

5/16 Update: nope, my dishes are overflowing and my dresser is empty. But the habit survived through finals and my washer breaking! =D
9/16 Update: Hubby (or son) does dishes almost every night. Washer is replaced. Clothes are folded after each wash.

Keep walking at night
30 day challenge of choice
(Skinny Jeans & Realistic Resolutions)
Keep revising!
Mystery of the GGB
Rose is Red, Violet is Blue

Personal Information:
Goal - Lose 35 (again) by then another 5 by May 2017
1/2010 169
1/2012 159 lowest in years
1/2014 199 highest in years
9/2016 189 -- progress

I WILL fit into a size 10/12 dress by my daughter's Wedding!

Other Information:
I am currently a student working towards an A.S in Human Services with a concentration in Gerontology and Deaf Studies. My gerontology specialty is completed and I have 300 Intern hours to graduate with my A.S. in Human Services. I have a full time job offer with the activities department in a nursing/rehab center.
I would like to work with service animals so I am also working on an A.A.S in Veterinary Health Services, but I prefer Behavior to Medical.

Gerontology certificate is completed. 300 internship hours to complete my human services.

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  • v BDTHOM
    I tracked all three meals today! emoticon I'm at 11 total. Took my run to the dog park today. I just didn't feel like dealing with the dogcatcher.

    4 hours ago

    Comment edited on: 10/26/2016 12:19:41 AM
  • v BDTHOM
    emoticon I tracked breakfast, lunch and dinner today! Plus 3 makes a total of 8.

    I have a new tool for figuring the nutrition numbers for recipes. As I get the hang of making adjustments (like drop out the pasta from tonights dish so I can add the substitution separately which I did by scanning the barcode on the box). I then use the new "Quick Entry" on the tracker. Weeks from now I'll have no clue what I ate, but Ill know it had 6.5 grams of protein (the red lentil pasta I used in place of the wheat pasta had 21g of protein!

    I'm working hard to adapt. Thanks for the support.
    1 day ago
  • v BDTHOM
    I saw the dogcatcher lurking around the park, but she didn't see me. I ran a couple loops around and headed back home. I'm at 58 miles.

    I tracked breakfast and lunch on saturday (+2) and all three meals today (+ 3) I had chocolate chip cookies for breakfast, but I tracked them!
    2 days ago
  • v BDTHOM
    Thanks for the nutrition app goodie. I emphasis the "app" because THAT phone goodie is NOT running any nutrition app!!!! emoticon

    The challenge is on. I hope you have the same success you had in our first challenge. Just this time you won't kick my ... glutes.

    3 days ago
  • v BDTHOM
    Generally I could use a head start in a tracking challenge. However, I'm ready to start fresh and from an equal place. emoticon

    I have a can't fail plan this time. When I make my meal plan, I choose only recipes that give the nutrition information. I seldom follow any recipe exact, but it's a step to make it easier.

    Off we go! May the best dog win! emoticon
    ...... that's right ... your a casual traveler now. Good luck with that. emoticon
    3 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/22/2016 12:00:40 PM
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