It's doing well !! Do need to be careful
As my regular readers know I had foot surgery last Wednesday to have my big toe on the left food removed. If this is the first time your reading my blog please know everything possible that could be done, was done. For the Dr's and myself it wa... Read more
Easier than I thought
Last year when i wasn't allowed to do any walking such type things as also I GAINED FAST !!! With the surgery done today,, my first question was "Can I keep exercising? I use my knee walker so the foot will not be on the ground." LOL NO doubt ... Read more
Its coming off ahead of time and surgery
I am a part of the 5% Challenge in which we do our best to lose 5% of our weight in 8 weeks. We are now in week 3 and my total weight loss to make my 5% is to lose 10.4 lbs. In just 2 weeks I've lost 5.6 lbs ALREADY in just 2 weigh ins !! YO !... Read more
Need to get my thinking positive,,, idea's?
Today is day day ONE of the 5% Community Challenge in which it runs for 8 weeks. We do our BEST to lose 5% of our weight in these 8 weeks. I need to lose 10.4 lbs in order to make my 5%. I am currently at 206.8.
Over the break which was... Read more
YEAH Start on the 24th Dawggie Team !! And Waiting 4 surgery
The Spirited Under Dogs (AKA Dawggies) are now coming aboard the team like ... Read more
A confession,,,, hanging my tail
I am a leader on the Spirited Under Dog team (AKA Dawggies) as a part of the 5% Community Challenge. I am the ML (Motivational Leader) and well,,, as a leader on any team,,, we thrive to do our best as an example to the teams we are leading.
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New to 5% Challenge? Wanting more success if your experienced?
to the 5% Challenge !!! This is a very successful team !! Guarantee you if you want this (to lose your 5... Read more
This is HARD, now being SUCCESSFUL,, how???
I know I did NOT want to do this journey at one point. I had watched my Mom "try" to diet. As a kid who was very thin,,,,, eating her diet food (she cooked for herself,, we all ate it) didn't help me,, and over the many years, I don't think she... Read more
My confession,,,,, I was wickedly embarrassed
Before I started along this journey,, I WAS the woman others looked at with DISGUST in the stores. I felt if I shopping at Walmart,,,, I'd not see as many of the NASTY looks !! Next time you go to Walmart,,,,, take a look at how the "general" W... Read more
I am on the MOST SUCCESSFUL team ! WOW A NSV !
I started this journey about 5 1/2 yrs ago. It was because I had gone to a friends bridal party,, and the pic of me SHOCKED ME !! Plus someone had mixed me up for a friend who had always been heavier by quite a bit. I realized how BADLY her... Read more
How am I handling stress? Used to emotionally eat !
At one time I thought that grabbing a package of mint oreo's with a bowl of butterfinger ice cream and chips was the "answer" to not feeling the stress as much.
It really wasn't that long ago. I THOUGHT I had it under control until last Ma... Read more
I thought "I'll stop in and buy"
I use my friends car if it's available, it usually is. That's very nice of her, in turn I help pay 1/2 of her insurance, hey life isn't free !! I also put in gas as I use it, usually more. She does NOT have to do this.
So today I had used... Read more
Finally,, and from here???
Today I went to my routine visit as I have been for 15 months on a week or biweekly visit to the wound clinic for a wound which did NOT want to heal. TY my regular readers, friends for helping me with sooo MANY encouraging words as I went throu... Read more
Jan. I weighed 246, now GONE 39 lbs Join our team !
At the start of January, actually the 2nd which was a Saturday I weighed in at 246. As of last Saturday ,, the 20th of August I weighed in at 207 !!
Now when any of us see such a blog we tend to get Excited especially if we are new to Sp... Read more
Thinning out, should of done this before !
Since January I've lost 38 lbs (YEAH !) so of course that meant new clothings ! OH that's ALWAYS WONDERFUL ! When I first started along this journey I was a size 3X and should of been in a 4X !! It's AWESOME to shop again in regular stores aga... Read more