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Back after long time away and 20 pound weight gain
Sunday, March 08, 2015      0 comments

I tried 12 step program but it was really too strict. Open to other suggestions that could actually work with my lifestyle. I am also a vegetarian but have a terrible weakness for sweets.... Read more
restarting FA food addicts in recovery
Saturday, September 27, 2014      0 comments

I lost 60 pounds with Food Addicts in Recovery a 12 step plan for food addicts. Well it wasn't easy. No sugar, flour or wheat. No alcohol. Three meetings a week. A 15 minute daily talk with my sponsor. Weighed and measured meals. Calling 3... Read more
Finding FA-Food Addicts in Recovery-A 12 Step Eating Program
Saturday, March 09, 2013      1 comments

I never thought it could happen-I have stayed on FA's food program by reporting to my sponsor daily what I will eat (it has to not have flour or sugar and must be weighed) and be on the FA food plan my sponsor tells me. It does take discipline.... Read more
My real reasons to get fit and healthy and lose weight
Monday, November 05, 2012      2 comments

hmm should I confess here that one reason is to make my ex sorry he left :) Also to be attractive and feel good about myself, maybe start a relationship with a man. Then there is the reality that if I don't do something soon, I could have heart... Read more
Away over weekend
Monday, October 01, 2012      0 comments

So I visited my daughter and fiance and drove there and back from Chicago to Pittsburgh and back again. The interstate stops had poor choices for food but I was able to get a veggie burger on whole wheat at burger king and a salad at another re... Read more
Exercise-Countering my excuses
Friday, September 21, 2012      0 comments

OK so my biggest excuse is time. I want to commit to 10 minutes a day at the start of the day. If I have more time fine. I can also add 10 minute watch at lunch and another ten minutes walking when I get home. I always have an excuse-too ti... Read more
I promised myself I would do 10 minutes of exercise a day
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      0 comments

Well ok that's not enough but I committed to it. And funny thing is that when I did just 10 minutes in the morning I had more energy all day. And now I have established a little pattern, a habit of exercising in the morning --although in the p... Read more
Not turning on the TV
Monday, August 27, 2012      2 comments

Evenings are tough times for me. I come home from work tired out. I turn on the TV to have some company and be transported away. But I could have gone for a walk or used a DVD to exercise or dance the fatigue away and recharge my batteries. ... Read more
Still having trouble being consistent
Friday, June 01, 2012      0 comments

I can go great for a few weeks or even a month but then start to slip. Eventually I am back to old patterns and they aren't the healthy ones. My job is a factor. I am up at 5:30 or 6 to take a one hour commute and get to work. Then it's a 10... Read more
Having trouble being consistent with logging in
Monday, April 09, 2012      1 comments

Don't know why but I have trouble consistently logging in and tracking. I definately do better when I do. I had tried Fuhrman's lifestyle which I believe is healthy but find it difficult to follow as is very restrictive. Any suggestions to he... Read more
Struggling throught the holidays but lost 2 pounds this week!
Saturday, December 03, 2011      3 comments

OK so I stumbled over Thanksgiving but I am back on track this week. I find posting every day to help even though it takes time. Also I have had to really work at my exercise routine but it paid off as it always does! Could use some encouragm... Read more
Today is the Big Day-Happy Healthy Holiday Eating on Thanksgiving!
Thursday, November 24, 2011      0 comments

OK so this is the big one. I ate a large salad with Fuhrman's dressing for breakfast. I am bringing some vegetable side dishes and baked acorn squash stuffed with quinoa which I will eaI instead of turkey (although for the meat eaters turkey i... Read more
Day 2 Holiday Challenge
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      3 comments

Already the holiday treats are arriving at my workplace. I had to fend off home made brownies and cinnabons. So far so good but the real challenge is ahead. Have exercised 30 minutes a day on my elliptical.... Read more
Starting the Fuhrman's Holiday Challenge tomorrow!
Sunday, November 20, 2011      3 comments

This Holiday season I will eat healthy and track my food daily and will be healthy not fatter at the end of this. Come and join us on the Eat to Live ETL team. We'll do it together!... Read more
Starting the Fuhrman's Holiday Challenge today-officially Mon Nov 21
Friday, November 18, 2011      3 comments

Well the holidays are a challenge for me an every year I end up eating more of the wrong foods and gaining. I want this year to be different so I signed up on Joel Fuhrman's website for his holiday challenge. I will check in at SP too as I need... Read more

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