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Thursday, November 19, 2015      13 comments

My stomach is growling this morning. I feel hungry! Why am I so happy? It means I didn't stuff myself last night. I had one small even... Read more

Promise Me

Tuesday, November 17, 2015      10 comments

I love McDonald's breakfast. You know what is stopping me from having it this morning? A promise I made to myself. "Fast food / restaurant meals only once a day." And not every day! Aim for 75% of meals cooked at home. I'm having a... Read more

Don't Wake Up in the Kitchen

Thursday, November 12, 2015      13 comments

I fell asleep in my recliner last night with a bag of chips on the end table. Woke up in the wee hours of the morning and ate the chips. Preventative Strategies: 1. Pour a single serving of chips and eat from a bowl. Put the rest away.... Read more

Letter to Myself

Saturday, November 07, 2015      11 comments

Dearest Dee, You been challenged to write a letter to yourself regarding "why you deserve to lose weight over the holidays and how you plan to accomplish it." I deserve to lose weight over the holidays because it's a great time to make dr... Read more

My Swaps

Friday, November 06, 2015      5 comments

My swaps were a flop! Heating up a Lean Cuisine meal for lunch. Spot a big bowl of Halloween candy in the teacher's lounge. Eat two miniature candy bars. Omit apple from my lunch. Afternoon snack... 1 ounce of almonds (170 calories... Read more

My Sister

Monday, October 26, 2015      7 comments

My big sister is having gastric bypass surgery this week. She has been in counseling for it since June. Bunny has been big since her teen years. I'm certain she is morbidly obese now. I wish her luck and hope this is the tool that will... Read more

Love Yourself

Saturday, October 24, 2015      12 comments

I won 500 points on the SP wheel today. I bought myself a crown. I wanted to over-spend and buy myself the tiara, but I didn't. (Hmm, might be a ... Read more

Trying Tuesday

Wednesday, October 21, 2015      9 comments

Again, I did fine all day. Ate according to plan, drank 8 glasses of water, and exercised. Then everything fell apart in the evening. We're talking snack overload at night. I know there's no way I will lose weight if I continue to eat po... Read more

Monday Monday

Tuesday, October 20, 2015      6 comments

I probably write most of my blogs on a Monday. I'm always ready for a fresh start and raring to give it my all on a Monday. If that Monday doesn't go perfectly... I'm not so ready to go on Tuesday. My "this isn't working" or "I can't do... Read more

I'm Ready

Monday, October 19, 2015      8 comments

I'm ready for a great day! Starting out with 6 hours of sleep in my bed. Woke up early and washed a load of clothes and emptied my dishwasher. Packed my lunch. Planned my meals and tracked them on paper. Enjoyed a cup of tea. E... Read more

I Declare

Monday, October 12, 2015      13 comments

I declare this binge, free-for-all eating, is officially over! I weighed 239 on Friday and 242 on Monday. Clothes are too tight. My knee aches. I'm getting migraines again. I feel miserable. Time To Care Again! Short-term go... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Is That Me?

Monday, September 28, 2015      28 comments

I have magic mirrors in my house. I can fool myself into thinking that 238 pounds on a 5'4" frame is not obese. Then I see myself in a picture or full length mirror... "Is that me?" I'm like the teapot... short & stout. Read more

Day One

Tuesday, September 01, 2015      7 comments

Today is the first day back to work (elementary school library). I'm up early enough to exercise and eat a healthy breakfast. No matter what else happens today... I had a good start. Read more

Boredom Eating

Sunday, August 30, 2015      6 comments

I did it again. I should have been wearing a pedometer for all the trips to the kitchen and back. I have 101 excuses, but it really boils down to: "Boredom Eating." This is one of those lessons that I have to learn over and over ... Read more

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