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1/2 pound away from my weight of 11/29/2011

Thursday, December 18, 2014      2 comments

I started training for my job on 11/29/11. My short term goal was to be back to my hired weithgt on my third anniversary. Didn't make it but I'm so close now. Scale is one thing. Measurements are another. I was a size 16 then but o... Read more

Charting my goal

Sunday, December 14, 2014      0 comments

Got out my big wall calendar this morning. ( it's never on the wall) and filled in all of my weigh ins and hip and waist measurements since July when I came back to Sparkpeople. I find seeing everything on my calendar more enlightening than on... Read more

Missing hot coco

Sunday, December 14, 2014      1 comments

Up in the middle of the night. In my warm flannel jammies. Surfing the net. I want hot coco! Can't have it. Too many carbs. Sigh! ... Read more

Bye Bye 2X

Saturday, December 13, 2014      1 comments

On 12/09/14 I blogged that the 2X's are going into a big box. Today 10 more shirts went into that box... and 10 1X's and XXl's and Xl's came out of a large plastic bin of clothes that had been too tight only 6 weeks ago. Read more

In the 160's

Tuesday, December 09, 2014      2 comments

Today, I am below 170 for the first time in almost 3 years. I got off and on my scale over a dozen times, moved it around, and even wiped off it's feet for better contact just to be sure. (My bathroom floor is a tile that has a cobblestone loo... Read more

Down over Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 30, 2014      1 comments

Not down emotionally, I'm down in wt 1/2 lb since Wednesday and measurement 1/8" off my hips. Losing over Thanksgiving??? That's un-American! This is the American holiday of over eating, of having seconds... and thirds...of gaining at least a... Read more

Other gauges besides the scale

Thursday, November 27, 2014      1 comments

Today 1 was up 1/2 pound from my last weigh in. If this was the only gauge of progress I was tracking I would have been saddened and thinking what had gone wrong the past few days. But I also measure my waist and hips each time I get on the scal... Read more

Strange side disadvantages of my eating healthier

Sunday, November 23, 2014      5 comments

My last blog was about the strange side benefit of my eating healthier. Today it is the disadvantages. Eating healthier means eating at home more which me means cooking which means dirty pots and pans....and plates...and bowls...and silver... Read more

Strange side benefits of eating healthier

Saturday, November 22, 2014      3 comments

I am in outside sales and am on the road. I usually ate two and sometimes 3 meals a day in fast food places. My occasional "healthy" meal was at "Subway". Now I am packing my lunch at least 3 days/week. I am eating a healthy snack in the eve... Read more

Back to 9/13's stats

Monday, November 17, 2014      1 comments

After getting off track for just short of 2 months and gaining back 4 1/2 pounds and corresponding increases in measurements I am now back to where I was on 9/13. Phew! I'm now back to having lost 10 pounds from the highest I have ever been (... Read more

Health put on the back burner

Sunday, November 09, 2014      1 comments

Read the blog that I posted just before this one to understand part of the reason. No time to fix a meal. Just running most every day and living off of junk food and sugar. There was a three week period that I slept only from 3 to 5 hours... Read more

Stress and money problems.

Sunday, November 09, 2014      0 comments

Got the tenant out of my rental condo. Trying to get it worked on: hired a guy who didn't know what he was doing as a handiman. He ruined carpet and other things. Hired another guy who took credit cards as I am totally broke. He did a lot of... Read more

21 Days off program + Stress

Saturday, September 13, 2014      4 comments

I should be 1/2 way through my second 40 Day Challenge. Instead I am not more than treading water. I did, however, loose the pound I had put back on that I blogged about 11 days ago + another 1 1/2 pounds. I am down 9 pounds from exactly 2 m... Read more

11 days of not following my program

Wednesday, September 03, 2014      0 comments

Lots of stress = only exercised once, ate junk and sweets = gained back 1lb. Didn't follow my second 40 day challenge that was started 11 days ago. I'm starting over today. My hip has been giving me lots of issues recently. Walking like... Read more

Goals for second 40 day challenge

Friday, August 22, 2014      1 comments

I did pretty well on my first 40 day challenge. Here's the goals or the second one: 1) Increase my eating at home 2) Continue to cut back on sodas 3) Continue to up the exercise time to reach 1/2 hour by the end of the 40 days. 4) ... Read more

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