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Caution: Your clothes can make you look larger than you are!
I look like a frump in my all my dress pants and when I glance in the mirror I feel like one too.
I have a very old (year 1999) and very worn pair of "dress" stretch pants. I look 20 pounds lighter in them and I dare say that I even look t... Read more
I didn't have a problem with reaching my menopausal phase of life, in fact I embraced it. I tell my friends how much better I feel now.
Until a couple of weeks ago.
Picture this: No Tom visits for a full year, no bloating, no rave... Read more
Here I go repeating myself.
A little bit of exercise and already I'm feeling more energetic. It really doesn't take much. Kicking my own butt here.
And, a lunch with super healthy fish and vegetables - I still feel full after 3 ... Read more
Picking myself up.
I finally got back on the elliptical the other day. It was a difficult 10 minutes. It should not have been a surprise considering my lack of exercise in months.
Wow, talk about regressing far back beyond a point I had ever been; an exer... Read more
Let it Snow
I shovelled the snow twice today for a total of 2 hours. It's still snowing. Best workout I've had in a while.
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Little things that are big things.
Over the past couple of months, I've been making some changes. I've stopped sitting back and watching things happen; instead, I've been standing up and making things happen. Many of these are insignificant to the world changes yet they brin... Read more
Taming my addiction
I've come to the conclusion that I am not addicted to sugar. I really don't crave it and as long as it's not around, I am not looking for it. Yay!
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Cutting out sugar.
Tame your sweet tooth challenge...why I need to cut out sugar.
I need to get the sugar problem under control because I am a diabetic. :-(
I will lose weight. Yay!
I will feel better. Yay!
The more sugar I have the more I crave...thi... Read more
I've been having "healthy" breakfasts, trying to stay away from carbs. I've been feeling deprived and have ended up overloading on them. My glucose reading was a whopping 17 yesterday morning and 12 this morning. Both numbers are bad.
I... Read more
Yikes eating too many carbs!
I'm addicted to bad carbohydrates. This is bad, very very bad.
Yesterday morning I decided I would not eat one bite of carbs. I was okay until about 2:00 p.m. Then I gave in. Uh-o! I couldn't stop. I ate all afternoon, evening and ... Read more
If you build it, they will come.
Our house has a guest room. Since we moved here, we've had guests stay with us constantly, some for weeks, some for months. They all bring different energies to our home.
This effects (to name ONE thing only) how I eat, or rat... Read more
Oh what a feeling!
Do you ever get up in the morning get dressed and feel something is not the same? Then you figure it out. Your clothes are somewhat hanging from your body and you "feel" like you've lost weight.
That happened to me this morning.
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Warning: Being overweight can lead to diabetes!
I ignored all the warnings of how being overweight can lead to diabetes.....
I was never diagnosed as a pre-diabetic. Would I have done something about it if I were? Frankly, probably not. But I am now - I am a diabetic and I am doing so... Read more
Tom is back!!#=$%#@$!!!
I thought I was done. I felt good. I had no cravings, no bloating. I had a ton of energy. I thought it was because I was eating better. Looking back, it was four months of feeling great.
Then last week come the cravings, the hunger, ... Read more
January 2, 2012
Just when I thought it was over, we were invited to yet another party. By January 1st I've had enough. I want things to quiet down. I'm tired of all the food, really, especially now since I've been making a true effort. Sigh.
I indulge... Read more