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For some time now, I just keep climbing those mountains that get in the way of my weight loss journey. I start climbing faster, then an obstacle gets in my way and deters me from my victory. I have all my climbing tools on me, but for whatever ... Read more
Getting back into the swing of it
Last night I printed out some food trackers and started tracking my food today. I haven't tried to be perfect, just aware of what is going in and writing it down. Tomorrow I hope to be better than today. One day at a time, right?... Read more
This was this time last year. I was ready to get healthy.
This... Read more
What's holding you back?
I've been thinking the past few days on the why can't I get my act together. I've done it so many times and have achieved or almost achieved goal every time. The past few years have been different. So what's holding me back that I can't achiev... Read more
If you aren't losing and am thinking, Oh, I don't eat that much, try tracking your food faithfully. I'm trying to get back into the swing of things. I printed off a tracker where you enter your food in each meal, plus your snacks. I am findin... Read more
Mind of a food addict
If I didn't already know that I am addicted to food, I would have known it today. All summer we have been preparing the house for our daughters baby shower. We had it Sunday. I was so busy last week with preparing the food and getting last min... Read more
I tried to be on track today, but it didn't work out so well. Why is it stress just says, Go straight to comfort food, and don't pass go?
I have heard it said, that when we feel out of control, we eat because that is the one thing we can ... Read more
Not a good day
I got up all ready to start July. I made it through breakfast and lunch, then it went downhill from there.
Long story short, I got a call. Nothing life threatening, but stressful. I got home and all the sudden it was a piece of chocolate... Read more
Here I am at the end of my first month as what I hope will be a renewal of my weight loss journey. I had some ups and downs this month, but am learning my new body at this age. It doesn't always agree with me, and I am having to tweak here and... Read more
Wow the days get by you quick don't they. I didn't realize the last blog was day 16.
The past few days have been pretty much the same. I had a couple of days where I was ok with my eating, but mentally felt a bit down. Those feelings hav... Read more
Day 16 was a bit icy. Can we say DH calls to say he had just ran over his new $700 glasses with the lawn mower and destroyed them. I still made it through the afternoon without any major cravings. Then once dinner hit, I wanted comfort food. ... Read more
Yesterday was the day I decided to really tweak my program, but stick to my calorie range. My daughter and I, and a friend had plans to go after Kelley got off work for her to register for her baby shower. Then we were meeting up with the husb... Read more
I am here to say that this weekend was a success. I was able to eat out and stay within my calorie range. Hey, did you know it is possible to eat a hamburger with no bun and grilled vegetables on top, and no fries. Woo Hoo right?
You kno... Read more
I am very pleased with how the day went today. We even went out for Mexican food, and I was able to stay the course. I had one chip that I kept breaking into small pieces until the food got there. I had ordered Pollo Loco. It had lots of vegg... Read more
Day 12 - stress
I am happy to announce I had another good day today in spite of a stressful morning. I had given my dog a bath out on the driveway. I tie her short leash around the bottom of the railing so she can't run from me. After the bath, I took her ba... Read more