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Lost 70 pounds!

Friday, September 17, 2010      14 comments

Wow! I just realized that I have lost a little over 70 pounds ... I am amazed ... Gave myself a trophy :)... Read more

Last few pounds

Thursday, September 16, 2010      4 comments

I decided to do a short round to get rid of these last few pounds and get under 130. I want to be in a good position for the holidays, although I may have to do a short repair round in January :) I am surprised how well I am doing (averagin... Read more

Worked like a charm!

Saturday, July 24, 2010      3 comments

Well "steak day" worked like a charm! I lost a little over 2 lbs, which brought me to 134. Excellent! After avoiding them like the plague, it's nice to know they work :) I don't care for not eating all day, lol, so I have been using Steak a... Read more

Want to try a steak day!

Friday, July 23, 2010      1 comments

Well, I don't really need a steak day but I have never tried one. I was up a pound this morning from my LIW (135) and usually I will eat clean for a day or two and it comes right off. It's not surprising that I gained because I had three large d... Read more

Happy Independence Day! Decided to free myself of dieting -- WOOHOO!!!

Sunday, July 04, 2010      2 comments

Wishing all of my fellow Sparkers a very happy Independence Day! Let us all remember that we live in the (still) greatest country in the world :) emoticonRead more

Stuck - but it's not so bad!

Sunday, June 27, 2010      1 comments

Well, I have been stuck at 135 for a few days now. I won't complain - I have been stuck at worse weights ;) If the scale doesn't move tomorrow, I will probably do a "break diet" for a few days (increase protein and hold carbs). I learned t... Read more

I find myself LYING about my weight loss ...

Saturday, June 19, 2010      9 comments

I find that I am just very embarrassed about how overweight I was. I was proud of my losses up to a point. The other day, someone asked me how much weight I had lost and I lied. I have lost over 65 pounds, but I said "50" and even that made me w... Read more

Melba Toast Question

Tuesday, June 15, 2010      7 comments

I usually use the grissini but I have to admit, I am getting tired of them. I bought some Melba Rounds yesterday and was wondering how many rounds equals a Melba Toast. Is a serving of Melba Toast just one piece? I usually have between 1/2 and 3... Read more

6 Months of Dieting - Reflections

Saturday, June 12, 2010      7 comments

Well, it's been 6 months since I started hCG last December. I had never dieted prior to that, having little faith in traditional diets. I had hoped to have already reached my goal of losing 75 pounds. I came close, having lost almost 65 in spite... Read more

Card of the Day: Eight of Pentacles

Friday, June 04, 2010      7 comments

Craftsmanship. Mastery. Perfectionism. Pride in one's work. What an appropriate card for today when I am taking great satisfaction in the work I have done over the las... Read more

On Memorial Day ... What do we remember?

Monday, May 31, 2010      1 comments

On Memorial Day, what do we remember? God Bless our troops and say a prayer for our fallen soldiers but also say a prayer for the millions of Iraqis, Afganis, Palestinians and other innocents who have died at the hands of the American military o... Read more

Lovin' P3 and the Food Pyramid Trick

Saturday, May 22, 2010      9 comments

Happy Happy Happy!!! I can't believe how happy I am on this protocol! P3 is a breath of fresh air and had my first P3 day yesterday. I was sure I would show a gain with all I ate but I did my best to listen to my body and kept my LIW (141.2... Read more

23 inches - and the air tub that started it all...

Wednesday, May 19, 2010      8 comments

You know, the hardest part of this whole process for me was realizing how bad my problem was. I was never overweight and have an excellent self-image. Too excellent, lol! In fact, I look at me now and I can't even imagine being as overweight as ... Read more

60 lb. Milestone!

Tuesday, May 18, 2010      10 comments

Well, I made it to 60 lbs. down this morning - a fantastic milestone! I have my last shot for the round tomorrow, but I may mix up some more and go for that last 6 lbs. to reach my goal of 135. I'll decide in the next couple of days. Then I will... Read more

Card of the Day: The Hermit

Saturday, May 15, 2010      2 comments

I haven't drawn a daily card for a while and up turns another major! The Hermit is the card for introspection. It's time to turn inward, away from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day society. The answers I seek, whether they be to my health and ... Read more

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