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Into the 230's

Thursday, October 15, 2009      3 comments

It is so unbelievable to see a number I haven't seen for years. I had long term care insurance denied 4 years ago because I was 243 lbs. I just went up from there. The number really isn't important other than as a sign of health and wellness.... Read more

"Groovin' and Movin"

Wednesday, October 14, 2009      6 comments

I tried to put the Leslie Sansone DVD from Exercise TV on this am, but none of the Exercises would come up. A notice said to call the Cable Company, but I have to go to work in 1/2 hour so I decided to put on the Golden Oldie's channel. I just... Read more

Keep Sparking

Tuesday, October 13, 2009      2 comments

I woke up late and didn't get to look at Spark or do my exercises. I guess I needed sleep. emoticon I walk... Read more


Monday, October 12, 2009      4 comments

After coming back from a weekend where I ate more calories than I should (but all healthful food) I didn't expect to lose weight today at my weigh in. However I was down a pound! Read more

More Calories in Cold Weather?

Sunday, October 11, 2009      4 comments

This weekend at the cabin was great! We had 6 inches of snow and it never got above 32 degrees F. I didn't want to go out walking Saturday am but DH was so excited by the snow he really encouraged me to go walking with him. I'm sure glad he d... Read more

No Meds!

Friday, October 09, 2009      2 comments

My fasting blood sugar was still above 100 but the one and two hour levels were good. My LDL cholesterol was a little high but the total was good. So my doctor said that since I was doing such a good job with my weight and exercise and that my... Read more

Chit Chat

Thursday, October 08, 2009      4 comments

I had my 2 hour glucose tolerance test yesterday. 400 calories in one sickening drink emoticon Now I just ... Read more

Things Are Not Always What They Seem

Wednesday, October 07, 2009      1 comments

Last night I watched the Biggest Loser. I used to think this was an exploitation, reality type show and thought it gave a poor image of overweight people. I was opposed to it, but I didn't watch it. It was just the idea of it. Now I've seen ... Read more

Hungry Days

Tuesday, October 06, 2009      4 comments

Every so often I get what I call "hungry days". I just feel hungry all day. Yesterday was another one of them. On my hungry days I usually eat about 2000 calories. I decided to stop and analyze yesterday to try and get a handle on what happe... Read more

It Breaks my Heart

Monday, October 05, 2009      8 comments

My DH and I had friends up to our cabin this weekend. The male friend is 58 and had a heart attack last year. My DH has been walking with him daily since that time. However, if my DH can't walk our friend just stays at home and doesn't walk. ... Read more

Thrown for a Loop

Friday, October 02, 2009      13 comments

I saw the endocrinologist yesterday for my thyroid nodule and as I suspected I will need to have another biopsy. She agreed with me that my risk is low, but I need to have it checked. I will post results after the test. BUT - She handed m... Read more

Thyroid Issues

Thursday, October 01, 2009      5 comments

Last year during my physical the doctor found an enlarged thyroid. Ultrasound showed I had 3 nodules. Biopsy showed they were non malignant. This year the ultrasound showed that one of the nodules has grown by 25% so today I see an endocrinol... Read more


Wednesday, September 30, 2009      5 comments

It's good to take time to enjoy the little things. Watching my cat explore a new cubbyhole she just found. Listening to 60's music while doing my strength exercises. Stretching without pain. Watching the sun come up on another lovely day. A... Read more

All Quiet and Good

Tuesday, September 29, 2009      4 comments

I am feeling good about my slow steady progress. So all is quiet on the calorie front. I am enjoying the beautiful fall weather. emoticonRead more


Monday, September 28, 2009      4 comments

I like this new lifestyle. Some of the early excitement has worn off, but the deep contentment of living a healthy life is still there. I don't need to impress anyone with great numbers for my weight loss, or present a stunning figure - no one... Read more

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