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WOO HOO Winter 5% Weight Challenge Open Enrollment is on NOW
Thursday, December 14, 2017      3 comments

Now is your chance to become accountable EVERY DAY for 8 weeks to committed teammates that are reaching for the stars in an all-out PUSH to each attain a 5% weight loss goal together. Encouraging each other and striving to develop good habits, ... Read more
Merry Christmas And Watch for Bugs! :) A True Story
Saturday, December 02, 2017      5 comments

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Take Charge of Your Own Health and Watch Your Doctor (Use all available technology)
Monday, October 30, 2017      4 comments

The Bacterial Pneumonia is really taking a toll on me, but take my advice and monitor your health because doctors make mistakes too, sometimes deadly ones. I am taking a drug that is in the family of penicillin (which I am allergic to, or they ... Read more
Finally Know Why I Had 20 Years of Yo-Yo Weight Troubles....and it is not pretty
Thursday, October 05, 2017      11 comments

I have wrestled with the question of why I could get down to 170 and then always go back to 200 for 20 years and last night I "saw the light." There is less emotional turmoil for me when I am heavier than my antagonists. Now I have alway... Read more
My Weight/Blood Sugar Odyssey (details)
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      7 comments

Now I may have blogged some of this info before, but felt compelled to put this info out there again! I have been obese for 20 years now and rocked between elation at losing a couple of pounds and despair at gaining them back. My bloo... Read more
One of the Assignments for getting ready for the 5% Fall Challenge
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      4 comments

I actually put this on the Fall Challenge site but really wanted to put it here, too. Making myself Accountable! Today's assignment is to list 10 reasons you want to lose weight. 1. I want my blood sugar to stay in the normal range a... Read more
One Month on Atkins: Results
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      6 comments

Today is the official 4 week anniversary of my Atkins Lifestyle Change. Beginning weight 175.8 Today's weight 167.8 For a weight loss total of 7.4 pounds Loss in inches: .5 " in waist and 1" in hips Fasting Blood Sug... Read more
Update on my Atkins Journey
Sunday, September 24, 2017      7 comments

I am 3 weeks and 5 days in on my Atkins lifestyle and my fasting blood sugar this morning was 88 in spite of the fact that I ate too much yesterday and didn't get my exercise in. I haven't ever seen my fasting blood sugar that low in the 6 year... Read more
Fall 5% Weight Loss Challenge is starting up Oct 7
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      2 comments

Want a challenge? Make friends, have fun, test your commitment, achieve success, and make new healthy habits in this 8 week challenge! There is still time. Check it out today! Success is achieved by taking small steps! Lose 5% of your body ... Read more
In For Fun and Progress? Join the Fall 5% Weight Loss Challenge
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      3 comments

Want to have a good time, make healthy habits, and lose weight? Join the 5% Fall Challenge and you will be assigned to a great team (or you can choose from the ones still open)!
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Ketogenic Research
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      8 comments

Now I am by no means encouraging anyone to do this. It is VERY hard to start. For 3 days I was completely drained of energy and craved carbs the whole time. It is very restrictive - though not as restrictive as it was (total grams of carb-wis... Read more
Answer to FUNLOVEN
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      6 comments

You said your DH can't give up bread. I have influenced 4 people with my habits, Praise God! You can too! You know, I was on Atkins in 2011 and my best female friend watched my example and she always swore she couldn't give up bread. ... Read more
Bad Habits HAVE To Go!
Monday, September 11, 2017      6 comments

Thinking back on my life, the turning point I remember was when I was in the 6th grade. My teacher cut out construction paper apples for us to wear as badges. Whenever we cleaned our plate at lunch, we got a star on our badge. To this day, I... Read more
My New Mantra
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      7 comments

To combat my nostalgia for the "other age" of me.... Read more
Finally lost a little more than my usual 2 pound yo yo
Saturday, August 12, 2017      4 comments

Finally lost a little, even though there were 3 days I rested and still ate all of my calories! This is the "jump start" I have needed to overcome the up and down motion of my weight that was getting me seasick! Regrouping. My blood sug... Read more

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