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Imagine that!
Friday, March 20, 2015      5 comments

OK so here goes. I had a lousy week. Suffered a bout with depression, stress and pain and just not caring (i guess that qualifies as depression) so needless to say I just blew it. One good thing to note though,,, there is no candy or... Read more
Week 2- not bad, not great but not bad
Wednesday, March 11, 2015      2 comments

So here I am at the end of week 2 and though my numbers are not overwhelming I did lose 1.4 lbs. At least it was not a gain ... Read more
Thoughts of an imperfect dieter.
Monday, March 09, 2015      4 comments

I think you can relate. you know the mishaps and miscues we barrel through (or not). When we without a thought trip ourselves up in our adventures in "dietland". The times we start off well an then slip. Oops! Well I had such a downturn ye... Read more
Adventures in Grocery Land - Shopping with my eyes closed.
Friday, March 06, 2015      4 comments

The other day I went shopping to pick up some snack substitutions (ie: fruits and veggies to replace my weaknesses). Actually 2 different stores with the same pitfalls. As I entered the store the first thing I see was a a landmine of temp... Read more
Week 1, my throw-away week
Wednesday, March 04, 2015      5 comments

Just to start the conversation...I really do not like to write. I always feel disconnected and don't feel that interesting. That being said, I just completed week one, sort of. I think of week one as sort of a throw-away week. Sort of ... Read more
Thursday, February 26, 2015      2 comments

I have just recently started back,(yesterday to be precise) and nearly fell into old "traps". Obsession is my BIGGEST trap. I start a new project and I become obsessed to the point that I "miss the point". I am not talking mild obsession, I a... Read more
The name has been changed to...
Friday, June 21, 2013      7 comments

Well it is time! I needed a new outlook and commitment. After spending the past 3 weeks in horrible, debilitating pain (6 days in hospital) it gave me the jump-start I needed to re-evaluate my nutrition priorities. The prednisone and insul... Read more
My new favorite dessert - yup it is on program
Sunday, February 17, 2013      11 comments

Yesterday when I came back from Horseshoe Casino with my sister I was lurking in my freezer for something chocolate but not too sweet. I was wanting something I normally do not eat, EVER! A brownie sundae. You know the ones you get at the rest... Read more
No diligence = NO GOOD :(
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      2 comments

How horrible, what a disaster, OMG what did I do? Over the weekend I started to slip and slide, before you know it I was in a full avalanche! My diligence went out the window and into the cupcakes and brownies and full list of other no-no'... Read more
Holy cow, I just completed a 7 DAY streak!!
Friday, February 08, 2013      8 comments

Hey I didn't know I could do it, but, do it I did...I went 7 entire days without going over my daily calorie limit. ... Read more
Day 3 - The four letter "F" bomb (FOOD)
Friday, February 01, 2013      6 comments

Yesterday my sister invited me to come with her to play Scrabble while we stayed with my mom. - As some of you know my mom has Parkinson's and requires someone to be with her at all times. At first I was a little hesitant because I know how get... Read more
Day 2- Knowledge is POWER!
Thursday, January 31, 2013      1 comments

I am going to try making a daily blog entry, so if the entries seem mundane then bare with me. I started to track my food and keeping a log (thank goodness for my ipod) and boy oh boy I do not like what I see. No wonder my glucose level... Read more
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      7 comments

I have been away for quite some time and not by choice. In August and September my son Mike decided to marry the woman of his dreams and it would be in 2 months!! Of course they had little money so we took on the venture of a wedding and rec... Read more
Weekend Challenges
Saturday, June 09, 2012      3 comments

Well I have been doing really well with tracking although today I am feeling hungry. Here is the challenge for this weekend. It is a Birthday weekend!! Not mine, but my son Mike (31) and my dear FIL (85) and I am making the cakes!! ... Read more
Day 10 - I gave in to ... !
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      3 comments

Ok this is the deal. One Part of my learning new behaviours is to not step on the scale, I was doing it obsessively and allowing it to take over my life. If it was up, I berated myself and felt like throwing in the towel. If it was down ... Read more

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