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Week 12 Results are in

Sunday, May 22, 2011      8 comments

I made it on 4HB for 12 weeks and am giving myself a pat on the back for sticking with the plan. My goal was to lose 20 pounds in this timeframe; but I actually lost 19.5 pounds -- close, no cigar, but not a devastating miss either. Along with... Read more

May the Curve be With You

Saturday, May 21, 2011      3 comments

I had a bit of an AHA moment watching The Biggest Loser last week. There are a number of women this year that have had incredible success. When they came to the ranch they had the same distorted body that I have -- the dreaded pot belly; howev... Read more

It All Started With Vegas

Saturday, May 14, 2011      1 comments

Oops! I didn't mean to be away so long, but I got caught up on preparing to go to Vegas to celebrate my daughter's 30th birthday and a lot of other events going on in my life. It was the perfect storm of everything needing to be done at the sa... Read more


Saturday, April 09, 2011      3 comments

Results for Week 7 are in and I'm finally in One Derland (althought just barely) I weighed in today at 199.5 (I'll STILL take it!) My Total Inches are: 159 which is the same as it was last week. There was no change to any measurement so... Read more

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Tuesday, April 05, 2011      3 comments

THE GOOD Results for Week 6 are in and my Total Inches are: Start 170 7/8 Week 1 167 2/3 Week 2 165 3/4 Week 3 164 1/2 Week 4 160 1/5 Week 5 160 1/5 First time no change Week 6 159 I'm down 11 5/6" (Waist -3 ... Read more

What a Day

Sunday, March 27, 2011      0 comments

I had a really good day today. It started off with me weighing in at 200 lbs (-13.5lbs). Now I would have loved to see 190 something or other, but will take the 200 and be thankful. I thought, now I really know how the folks on The Biggest Lo... Read more

4HB and Me

Thursday, March 24, 2011      2 comments

After reading 4HB, I set a timeframe of 12 weeks on the plan. Skeptical isn't a strong enough word for how I felt about a diet of beans. And my initial thought was that it was going to be really restrictive -- I'd have to hunker down and just ... Read more

Week 4 Results are In - OMG!

Saturday, March 19, 2011      4 comments

I woke up this morning excited for the day -- Fruit Day. I'm not always excited, but for some reason, I really needed this one. It came right on time this week -- I wanted a piece of cake (Specifically Kroger's caramel frosted cake -- I bought... Read more

Changing Weigh-In to Fruit Day

Monday, March 14, 2011      3 comments

Today is weigh-in day and I'm up a half pound. I know, this is the temporary weight increase after Fruit Day, but it was still disappointing since in week's past I was up in weight from Saturday's (fruit day) weight but still down from the prev... Read more

Fruit Day Thoughts

Saturday, March 12, 2011      3 comments

Whew!!! Another Fruit (cheat) Day comes to a close. One of these days I'll have it all together...but not yet. For some reason, there's so much drama around this day. The first week I was all gung ho and ready to eat through everything in sig... Read more

Fruit Day Weigh-In Day Part Deux

Monday, March 07, 2011      4 comments

As you will see later on in this blog, my results are not that earth shattering; however, I feel great -- clothes are fitting better and I'm feeling lighter -- which has fueled my optimism. My second Fruit (Cheat) Day was pretty uneventful.... Read more

Weigh-In Day

Monday, February 28, 2011      4 comments

If you've been reading along you know that I was down 5lbs just before Fruit (Cheat) Day. Today's weigh-in (the official weigh-in) shows me down 3lbs. I had my BodPod fat analysis done right before I started the diet and that number shows 50.4... Read more

My First Fruit (Cheat) Day

Sunday, February 27, 2011      2 comments

Hmm! Saturday (Fruit Day) was not what I expected it to be on two fronts. First, psychologically, I had quite a time getting started. I felt hesitant. Our diet is pretty straight forward and then there was the 5lbs I saw on the scale this mo... Read more

It's the weekend baby...

Saturday, February 26, 2011      2 comments

It's Saturday, which is "cheat" day on the plan -- I'm going to call it "fruit day". This just sounds better psychologically; especially since technically we are not cheating if it is part of the plan. I get up late on the weekend, so I am enj... Read more

Day 4 - Changed a Few Things Around

Thursday, February 24, 2011      2 comments

I'm not going to say I'm bored already with the food, but I'm in the mood to try new things. I made pork chops tonight -- YUM. I had butter beans with them and collards. Nice combo. Butter beans aren't as good as others, but worked well wit... Read more

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