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Knee Replacement Tomorrow!

Tuesday, January 15, 2013      3 comments

My surgery date is finally here. Tomorrow I am having my left knee replaced. I had my right knee done a year ago and I hope everything goes as smoothly as that did! Anyhow - I am looking forward to walks in the Spring! It will feel good to ... Read more

Knee in Pain

Saturday, December 08, 2012      3 comments

Sometimes it is overwhelming trying to do this. My knee has gotten significantly worse over the last week. I can hardly move. Sitting here is awful. I have to go....can't handle the pain. I am actually looking forward to my surgery, January... Read more

Small Things Add Up

Thursday, November 29, 2012      5 comments

I am having a good day! I am finding that adding a little more protein to my day helps me enormously. It really knocks back those cravings for sweets. I made some changes in my life that will better support me in my weight loss journey. ... Read more

A Little Setback

Monday, November 26, 2012      3 comments

Today I had a set back. I baked some holiday cookies for my daughter's business. One tray came out of the oven too brown. I decided that I had license to eat all of them - yes, I said all of them! I feel SO GROSS!!!!! I am disappointed in ... Read more

Post Thanksgiving and Still Going Strong

Friday, November 23, 2012      0 comments

Thanksgiving at our house was very nice. The food was delicious and the company even better! I have much to be grateful for and I never forget it. Yesterday I indulged myself but I didn't go crazy. I still tracked my food even though I w... Read more

Lots of Energy Today!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012      3 comments

Today was a great day! I wasn't sure that I would be able to do everything that I did, but I am pleased to report that my energy was through the roof..... My daughter owns a small farm and sells CSA baskets and what she calls - "foodie sha... Read more

My Muscles Hurt!

Monday, November 19, 2012      3 comments

I am experiencing something that I have not felt for a very long time. My muscles are killing me from exercising! It hurts but it is a hurt that makes me feel good! I can't complain - I am just grateful that I can move enough to get sore. ... Read more

Feeling Good!!!!

Friday, November 16, 2012      0 comments

I am feeling good about things today. I have lost that bloated stuffed feeling in my body and I feel a lot more energetic. My muscles are sore but it feels good. I am also feeling positive that I will arrive at my surgery date in the best sha... Read more

I Lost!!!!

Thursday, November 15, 2012      2 comments

I am so happy! I lost 2 pounds this week! Yay me! It was a hard week but thanks to words of encouragement and the example of others on here, I was successful. Now - on to next week! It is funny but a couple of days ago I was struggling so m... Read more

Better Day Today

Tuesday, November 13, 2012      0 comments

I had a pretty good day today. I tracked all of my food, tried a new Spark recipe and I did my PT exercises (I am sore!). I drank all of my water and wrote in my journal. When today started, I was not sure how the day would turn out. I just ... Read more

Do You Have What I AM Looking For?????

Monday, November 12, 2012      2 comments

I am really struggling today with my sweet tooth. I am definitely NOT hungry, yet all that I can think of is eating something sweet. I could eat sweets - I have some cookies in the freezer. Then I could start all over tomorrow....... except ... Read more

Busy Day But A Good Day of Food Choices!

Saturday, November 10, 2012      4 comments

Today was a busy day but I still managed to eat well. We started off with a tofu scramble with lots of veggies and cream of wheat for breakfast. And coffee! Lunch was some lentil soup, carrot sticks and a small piece of HH cornbread left from... Read more

I Am Getting a New Knee

Friday, November 09, 2012      2 comments

I went to the orthopedist yesterday. My left knee is bone on bone, so I will need a replacement. I am scheduled for January 16th! Wow - I hope it goes as well as the right knee did. That was a blessing! Anyhow, the doctor wants me to eat ve... Read more

I Am Back - Day 2

Thursday, November 08, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday was crazy! I spent the day baking bread for my daughter's farm CSA. And - I only ate two thin slices of rye with dinner. That was successful. I also had success in slowing myself down as I eat. I surprises me at how often I comple... Read more

Back Again and Here to Stay!

Wednesday, November 07, 2012      2 comments

The last year has not been successful for me as far as weight loss goes. My husband and I went plant strong vegan in February. I love eating and cooking this way - so creative! While it has been good for my blood work, (my cholesterol dropped... Read more


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