I have a huge garden this year and it is almost planted. Rain has prevented me from planting the rest of my corn but my 144 tomato plants are thriving and I have fruit setting. That is a lot of tomatoes to make and set stakes for and then bask... Read more
I CAN do this!
The battle of the bulge continues, but I am making slow progress. I was down 96 pounds at one point and then for various reasons...life happened and in a difficult way....I regained almost 50 pounds of what I had lost. For about 3 years I went... Read more
My first week back has been a success. I have not eaten any wheat/gluten, have posted on FB every day, drank 8 cups of water daily, logged everything that I have eaten daily, and I have lost 2 pounds. An added bonus is that since I have not be... Read more
Tomorrow is my scheduled weekly weigh-in but my pants are fitting a little looser so I had to take a peek today. I just started Tuesday and I have already lost 2 pounds. :) I know that some of what I am feeling in my clothes is less bloat bec... Read more
I Resisted the Temptation!
Today was a busy day, but I stayed within my calories and ate well. It was hard to resist temptation this evening. I had been running errands and grocery shopping and was very hungry. It was tempting to buy some cookies or Funyuns, but I resi... Read more
I miss Sparkpeople!
Back in March there was so much going on in my life that I was totally overwhelmed and I think that life came crashing down on me. Things are not ideal for me at this time either, but there is so much less stress than there was a few months ago... Read more
I have finally realized that it is time to just give up. I have reached the point of just not wanting to go on anymore. So, I think I am just done. It is not worth the frustration, endless attempts to continue on, constant disappointment, and... Read more
I have been sick for the past week, but my eating has been pretty good...though I have not been logging my meals. I am super busy right now with work, teaching a couple of evening classes, beginning a remodel on a house, and preparing to move. ... Read more
I am off to a pretty good start. I shopped for healthy foods two days ago, but after working all day, shopping, and putting things away the last thing I felt like doing was cook and prepare lunch for the next day....so, I didn't. Thursday morn... Read more
Refreshing My Goals
I have gained 5 pounds since my last blog entry. I have not been eating right or exercising (obviously). But I am not giving up. I have set new goals, yet again, and am going to work on living a healthier lifestyle. An old friend is joining ... Read more
No more Mountain Dew
It has been very difficult for me, but I have given up my Mountain Dew. I sometimes jokingly say that I am addicted to Mountain Dew, but I really am not. I do love the flavor but mostly I drank it because it always takes the edge off my chroni... Read more
In spite of my good intentions and doable goals, I have not kept myself on track and accomplished my weight-loss or fitness goals. Since my last blog entry I have only lost another 3 pounds. Since my last blog entry, I have taken a two week va... Read more
I am still here and working on losing weight. My sister developed complications after her gastric sleeve bypass surgery, so I ended up spending a lot of time in Dallas. She is doing well now and is down 47 pounds.
I have not done as well ... Read more
Gastric Sleeve Procedure part 2
My sister's overnight stay in the hospital for gastric sleeve surgery has turned into an ordeal. She had surgery on Thursday the 15th and came home on Sunday the 18th. On Wednesday the 21st she suddenly developed excruciating pain and had to g... Read more
Gastric Sleeve Procedure
I have been a little MIA the past couple of days. I have been really busy taking care of little things at home so that I could bring my sister to Dallas for surgery today. I have tried repeatedly to talk her out of having this procedure done, ... Read more
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