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Just Call Me Healthy

Wednesday, May 12, 2010      6 comments

I had my 6 month lab follow up. My weight continues to go down, my blood pressure is normal, blood sugar is normal, my cholesterol is normal, my liver function studies are normal and my doctor said I no longer fit the criteria for Metabolic Syn... Read more


Tuesday, May 11, 2010      9 comments

I had wanted to reach 200 lbs by my birthday, May 10th. Well, this morning , 5/11, I weighed 200 pounds. I feel proud. I have spent the last 10 months learning to eat in a sane and healthy manner. I still have lots to learn, but I now make r... Read more

Mother's Day and Birthday!

Monday, May 10, 2010      5 comments

I had a great weekend! Sunday, Mother's Day was beautiful up in the Rocky Mountains! Our son showed up unexpectedly and helped us cut and split wood! What a great surprise! Tonight, DH took me to Texas Roadhouse and by planning, I had a ... Read more

How Much is Too Much?

Friday, May 07, 2010      6 comments

When DH goes away and I am by myself for a week I tend to exercise a lot to fill up the time. When he gets back I am exhausted. I love the exercise and don't feel tired during the week. It is the next week that I feel it. This week I have a ... Read more

What's the Matter with Me?

Tuesday, May 04, 2010      16 comments

I started this program at 270 pounds with a shape like a barrel. In the last 10 months I have lost 68 pounds and lots of inches. I now am shaped like a woman and I like it. I have changed my lifestyle and my eating habits and feel comfortable... Read more

Lazy Sunday

Sunday, May 02, 2010      6 comments

Without DH around, I can do whatever I want. I have been very busy and active this week so today I am going to stay home and do mundane things. I have put the laundry on and am cleaning the fridge one shelf at a time. I cleaned the utility ro... Read more

Wonderful Weekend

Saturday, May 01, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday I walked for about 4 miles up the Chataqua (sp?) Trail in Boulder with a friend. It was sunny, rainy, snowy and hailed all in the course of our 2 hour hike. We had a great time and came back bubbling. We met up with 2 other frie... Read more

Moving Forward!

Thursday, April 29, 2010      5 comments

I had 2 high calorie days in a row...Darn it! I was feeling a little discouraged. I haven't slipped 2 days in a row before. But I read a great article on Spark - 1 Step Back, 2 steps Forward. So I will move on today - within my calorie range.... Read more

Walk at Work Day

Wednesday, April 28, 2010      4 comments

Since today is National Walk at Work Day, I am wearing my grey and lavender Shape Up shoes along with grey pants and a lavender top. I am going to see how many of my co-workers I can get to walk with me. We have a small park near our office wh... Read more

Pedometer Thoughts

Tuesday, April 27, 2010      3 comments

I have lost my trusty pedometer. It is a great pedometer-an Omron. I looked all over to find a good pedometer for me. It is large, has a safety clip, and I can wear it at my waist or in my pocket. Since I got it I have worn it every day and f... Read more

The Day After

Sunday, April 25, 2010      5 comments

The race was great. Weather was cold and windy -- especially since we walked all around the periphery of a lake. DH was supposed to walk with me, but he caught the competitive spirit and walked full out..I couldn't keep up with him. He said h... Read more

I Did It!

Saturday, April 24, 2010      10 comments

I did it in 48:04 my personal best! I feel good!... Read more

I'm Excited!

Saturday, April 24, 2010      4 comments

When I signed up for the mud hen 5k I didn't realize how nervous I would be on the day of. The race is in 3 hours and my tummy is churning. I don't know why...I'm not competing for any great times or anything. I just want to finish and not m... Read more

Getting Ready!

Friday, April 23, 2010      5 comments

Tomorrow is the Mud Hen 5K. I'm excited but worried too. It is pouring, and I mean pouring. My DH and his friend went out to walk at 10 like they do every day and he came back soaked. Really soaked. Shoes, socks, raincoat, hat, and even his... Read more

This is Starting to Feel Normal!

Thursday, April 22, 2010      7 comments

After 9 months of increasing my physical activity and changing my eating habits, I have to say that this is beginning to feel like the norm. I don't have to think as much about my choices of food. My appetite is now directing me towards health... Read more

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