Every Little Step
I have been holding steady at 213.2 for a couple of weeks but I got on the scale this morning at it had moved, ever so slightly, AND in the right direction. I've lost another 1/2 lb.
I don't feel like I'm depriving myself at all this tim... Read more
Back at it
When I was diagnosed with diabetes 15 days ago, it felt as though my world had come crashing down around me. It felt like a death sentence of sorts.
But in two short weeks I've come to see it much differently. It is nothing more than my b... Read more
I learned a very important few lessons this week....
First, that all is never lost in this journey toward health and weight loss. I had a weekend home with family that foundme over indulging in things that I knew would cause me to see the ... Read more
Better than Ever
I've heard it said so many times that so much in life is dependent on your attitude but never has it meant so much as it does now.
Not only am I finding that my attitude affects my weightloss and my drive and determination in that arena, bu... Read more
I have done REALLY good for weeks...no slip ups, planned splurges but no slip ups...until today.
I went to a really crappy job interview...it was more of a cattle herd of about 15 of us who were not interviewed but tes... Read more
Measuring and Renewed Motivation!
I've been counting on the scales to tell me of my progress, but as I have been reminded by Shan in our Daily Challenge, that is NOT the only place we can see progress. As we work out and build muscle, it will weigh more than the fat we're riddi... Read more
I had Shelby break out the camera last night and take pictures of me (front, back and side) while we were downstairs playing pool. (I posted them in my photo gallery, btw.)
I figure that I've bee doing this for a month and I need/want to... Read more
I was thinking about my goals today. I wanted to be at or under 200 by Valentines but after reading an article here at SP about setting realistic goals for ourselves so that we don't become disappointed and overwhelmed, I changed my goal for th... Read more
What makes a happy girl
My wonderful husband knows how hard I am working and how my strong my resolve to get healthy and lose weight really is...and he is such great support.
Then he does it. The very best thing a husband can do for a woman in my position....
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Literally, I'm taking steps.
I woke up this morning, drained and still tired from not getting enough sleep (I am one of those people that MUST have 8 hours or I am dead all day) and I considered just going back to sleep.
But I didn't... Read more
I'm in repair...
Even those days that don't go as well as I hoped for, I find that I'm still doing good in so many ways.
So, even when I don't get as many fruits and veggies or whole grains, I can call it a sucessful day because I stayed in under calories... Read more
It's up to me
As I looked for my daily quote to post in my Bloopies Motivational post, I came to a wonderful epiphany....well, wonderful and a little painful, too.
I say it again here (and I will probably begin to say it to myself everyday...maybe even p... Read more
Good things to do
Copied from a post in Loves to Cook. Putting it here to remind me of good things to do and what to avoid.
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One day at a time
I feel like I'm getting there. No, seven pounds isn't huge...but it is to me and it is a beginning.
In just 13 days I have already began to feel better. My chest pains are all but gone, my clothes are fitting better, I'm more aware of eve... Read more
I've been to the doc and have pneumonia. Taking lots of new meds including a huge dose of antibiotics for the pneumonia and ordered to "rest" for a few more days. So no real exercise for me for a bit longer...but I am doing the stairs to and f... Read more
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