DIANEDOESSMILES
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WOW!! Nice Non Scale Victory (NSV)
Saturday, January 20, 2018      11 comments

The last time I checked my measuring was Oct 28th. So its been 3 months. Here's the difference: I had been doing 60-90 mins of exercise a day including swimming 2-4 times a week at 50 minutes. Waist down 1.5" Hips. Up. .5... Read more
Day 6 after brain aneurysm plus woohoo WOW weight going DOWN!!
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      16 comments

Today is day 6 from my brain aneurysm surgery. My eyes haven't improved yet,,,they still. So the white spot blocking out a part of my vision from my left eye. I'm adjusting to it. I have been assured it'll go away. WooHoo, but as said I... Read more
Am home, recovering from surgery of a non ruptured brain aneurysm
Saturday, January 13, 2018      28 comments

TY all so much for such a large out pouring of care!! Since there may be a few reading who aren't aware of the surgery it was for a non ruptured brain aneurysm. Thankfully it was accidentally found. It was done on Wednesday They had a ... Read more
A personal goal to get through the next 58 hrs,,,anxiety at bay!!
Monday, January 08, 2018      28 comments

OK, so last night I did NOT sleep and hey, its of my own doing. I allowed, yes allowed my thoughts go to where it wasn't needing to I'm now 58 hrs from walking into the hospital(I have 2 of my best friends of over 40 Yrs taking me. I think... Read more
Dianes rules for success (spelling it out D is for
Thursday, January 04, 2018      11 comments

Thought this would be fun!! These goals are not to be accomplishes by tomorrow only or in a week, a month, but by the end of December. Actually the FUN of a goal is to what I can to reasonably can do and Not to purrrfection because be... Read more
Review 2017(didn't all goals, did some though) and 2018 goals.
Sunday, December 31, 2017      16 comments

Why do I set goals? Without seeing them in black and white I can SLACK OFF so badly!! Even for days on end. Most mornings when I wake up I write up a scheduled for the day. As I do what I've written down I check them off. Evey small task c... Read more
How to WIN your 5% Challenge!!
Thursday, December 28, 2017      6 comments

Are you a part of the 5% Winter Challenge? I've been doing these for years with a LOSS of over 110lbs!! What's my "Secret" of making my 5% weight loss in our 8 weeks? Its SIMPLE!! We need a FIRM layer out plan!! But HOW do ... Read more
Did you eat out of range? Are you "BAD"? Am i?
Tuesday, December 26, 2017      6 comments

Yesterday was a day many got together with family/friends to have a good time I was reading thru the Community Feed later at night. I saw comments such as: "I was BAD" "I didn't do well" "i'll start in January after the holi... Read more
And the world did NOT cave in,,are eating veggies a struggle 4 U?
Thursday, December 21, 2017      10 comments

I have a hate, tolerate, hate, hate relationship with veggies and some fruits. Years ago a friend and I lived in a house which we'd often have BBQs. She convinced me to do a meat/veggie foil package and we'd throw them into the BBQ. They... Read more
Eat or not eat?
Monday, December 18, 2017      15 comments

I was earlier on sitting here and suddenly "I WANT CANDY!!" went running through my mind. Earlier I had some. As long as I'm in my calorie range I'm totally fine with it. But, was the candy going into my mouth which I LOVE? Here's m... Read more
Stuck in a rut or plateau? Spark Coach to THE RESCUE!!
Saturday, December 16, 2017      8 comments

Its at the end of the year. As we reflect back over 2017 we may be emoticon at how it went. Or maybe we want to m... Read more
A team has helped me lose 118 lbs. Which 1? How?? Openings?
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      9 comments

The above is TRUE. I came aboard Sparks weighing 256. I had decided to lose weight after a series of events. When you suddenly have it pointed out you weigh 288 lbs and your body is unhappy in so many ways, its time to wake up. I wa... Read more
Sick and gaining rapidly
Monday, December 11, 2017      9 comments

Grrrrr is how I feel about this. Of course no one can stop themselves from catching the crap going around unless they hibernate. Hmmm nah, can't do that I had already been gaining but now?? I had worked so hard to make my 5% of losing ... Read more
Purdy!! Finally MY Snow!! (Short, pictures)
Sunday, December 10, 2017      14 comments

I've been Screaming "Where's MY SNOW????" Today,,,FINALLY!! I live in Maine so since we in general have 4-5 months of it either you LOVE it, be very miserable or lol move. As you can see I LOVE it. This is where I live. Normally you ... Read more
Every break, I do this, sigh
Friday, December 08, 2017      6 comments

The 5% Challenging was over on Saturday. I had MADE my 5% with losing 9 plus ounces!!! I STRUGGLE every single break!!! First it was . I D... Read more

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