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UGH - where is time going

Tuesday, March 04, 2014      2 comments

So jeepers, even though I tell myself that I need to get down and make sure I am here, make sure I am getting encouraged, make sure I am reading...I know it does me best, I know it keeps me on track...and yet... And yet. Well at least I a... Read more

The 5:2 Experiment

Sunday, February 16, 2014      8 comments

So for the past 2 weeks, I've been doing the 5:2 (well actually 4:3) diet plan. I must say that it's mostly been rather easy. So here is the way it works: on 2 days out of the week, you don't eat anything till dinnertime. That meal should n... Read more

WooHoo 11 lbs gone!

Saturday, February 08, 2014      6 comments

OK, so I got brave enough to step on the scale today -- 11 lbs now gone. So not only did I maintain for the rotten month of January, I lost 2 more so far for February! And that was with a nice date night out this week with hubby where I totall... Read more

I lost a whole month!

Friday, February 07, 2014      1 comments

Wow, it's been a MONTH since I posted here! The month of January was just an awful awful month for me and my life. I tried my best to stay on track diet wise, just looking at food choices and making "good" ones. But I did not track, and I rar... Read more

My Rings are Spinning!

Monday, January 13, 2014      4 comments

So, ok, one of the first places I really start to notice things is in my fingers...and this morning I have on a wedding set that I have not been able to wear in quite some time. Due to the arthritis, I have several sizes/styles of wedding sets, ... Read more

Ah Sunday!

Sunday, January 12, 2014      2 comments

Nice relaxing slow day ahead here. Today is my prep day for work lunches, so I will be headed to the kitchen shortly to make up batches of: scrambled eggs with salsa, hard boiled eggs, egg salad, tuna salad, chopped veggies. Grab and go each m... Read more

OMG 9 lbs!

Saturday, January 11, 2014      12 comments

OK, so my last known weight was from some time in mid December and as of today, I am down 9 lbs from there!!! To say that I am pleased would be such an understatement! I sure hope I can keep this momentum going! With the junk going on with my... Read more

Well we have a verdict...

Thursday, January 09, 2014      3 comments

Found out yesterday that it's a torn medial meniscus (cartiledge), Right now we are bracing, using a cane and resting. Re-eval in two weeks. BUT: there's other stuff going on in that knee: I had a burst Baker's Cyst, there's cartiledge damag... Read more

OMG, So Cold!

Tuesday, January 07, 2014      3 comments

I can't believe how cold it was today! I did NOT even try to go to work today; and I am so glad I have my knee as an excuse! Not gonna be much better tomorrow, but I will have to go in tomorrow. I've not bee tracking food these last few days:... Read more

Adventure to the ER

Monday, January 06, 2014      5 comments

what a way to start my week! while finding my seat on the bus today, I took a step to the side and felt this awful "pop" in the back of my knee. OUCH doesn't even begin to describe it. Rode the hour ride on the bus feeling discomfort and when... Read more


Friday, January 03, 2014      2 comments

Well we've got snow!! And crazy me went to work, lol. I actually had NO problems to speak of getting here, yay for Transit! It's everyone else in my Department that's not making it in. Oh well, should be a quiet day then Read more

Goals and Things: January

Thursday, January 02, 2014      2 comments

So yeah, this is the time of year when everyone sets up goals/resolutions etc. I, like most, have never ever been successful at keeping New Year's resolutions. For me, I always set out so ambitious, have a list a mile long of what I want to ac... Read more

Ugh, Tracker Not Working!

Wednesday, January 01, 2014      2 comments

Well, I was all excited to to track my weigh in today (last known weight was mid December) since I weighed this morning and was down several pounds. Darn tracker is working right and is still showing "0" lbs lost so far. Boo hiss! Last known ... Read more

Day 1 Done!

Tuesday, December 31, 2013      3 comments

I made it through day 1. That's the easiest day, cause your'e full of excitement. Let's see what I post at Day 30 :) Have my own food brought to work today; did a great food shopping last night so I am totally stocked with the right thin... Read more

Not Waiting...Starting Now!

Monday, December 30, 2013      3 comments

So, I am not telling myself that on January 1, 2014 I'll re-start my path to healthy. Why wait? I am starting today, with the next bite of food that goes in my mouth...that would be LUNCH, since I already blew breakfast, lol. Going back to re... Read more

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