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My Rewards System
Monday, July 24, 2017      1 comments

As I am gearing up for success in BLC35, I have created a rewards system that is based on an article I read here: http://www.sparkpeople.com/r
s.asp?id=1990 Here is my reward system... Collectin... Read more
Planning for Success
Saturday, July 22, 2017      1 comments

I am getting ready for the Biggest Loser Challenge #35 (BLC35), and I am planning for success. Today I have been working on menus and fitness plans. Here are some menus I have prepared, but I still want to write several more so I'll ha... Read more
My 60th Birthday Gift to Myself
Monday, July 17, 2017      2 comments

First I said I would lose all the excess weight by the time I was 40. Then 45. Then 50. Then 55. Enough is enough! I have a LOT of weight to lose: at least 90 pounds. It will take me a looooong time to do it safely. If ... Read more
Finding my way
Saturday, April 08, 2017      3 comments

I have been in therapy for my eating disorder for several months now, and although I have accepted that what I need to do to be healthy is to eat balanced meals without the junk food, I am still struggling with meal plans. Yesterday, I star... Read more
Wednesday, December 07, 2016      0 comments

I have decided to seek treatment for my eating disorder, and I have been diagnosed as anorexic with purging tendencies in partial remission. My therapist has told me to throw away my bathroom scales because they only make the problem worse ... Read more
Change your mind and you will change your life.
Thursday, November 10, 2016      0 comments

I heard this on a book I was listening to the other day, and it was like an epiphany. I don't know why I haven't "gotten" this before now: So I... Read more
Where I am today
Thursday, August 04, 2016      2 comments

It's been a little over two weeks since I wrote my last blog. And I'm glad I wrote it. It's important in my journey to freedom from obesity. Since that day, I began to read other books unrelated to weight loss. They were books about my fa... Read more
I don't know what's wrong with me.
Monday, July 18, 2016      6 comments

I really don't know what's wrong with me. I just feel blah. Feeling pulled in several directions at one time, it is hard for me to stay focused on my 100 Days to Weight Loss. Simply put, I have zero motivation inside me for anythi... Read more
Day 5 - 100 Days to Weight Loss
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      5 comments

I had to do 2 entries today because I got sidetracked yesterday with a family emergency. "No one will ever care as much about your diet plan as you. So it's your job to prevent people or events from pulling you off track." - Linda Spangle ... Read more
Day 4 - 100 Days to Weight Loss
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      3 comments

Create a "Magic Notebook." "When you think about a particular food that you want, write it down, how much you will eat, and then wait for a later time. Then practice this whenever you want to eat something when you are not really hungry. Al... Read more
Day 3 - 100 Days to Weight Loss
Monday, July 11, 2016      3 comments

My sleep is really messed up now that my husband is not working. So here I am writing out my plan for today at 2:30AM. Today, in this challenge, we are talking about the differences in people who are only interested in losing weight and tho... Read more
Day 2 - 100 Days to Weight Loss
Sunday, July 10, 2016      2 comments

I must COMMIT to my plan for weight loss and fitness instead of simply being interested in it. To be committed is to DO the plan every single day, NO. MATTER. WHAT. Therefore, my plan for COMMITTING is this: I will rise in the morning ... Read more
Day 1 - 100 Days to Weight Loss Challenge
Saturday, July 09, 2016      3 comments

1) I used to quit my weight loss and fitness plan after a 20-30 pound loss, but now I commit EACH DAY to do it just one. more. day. 2) I used to eat junk whenever I would get stressed, and before I did, I would always think, "I want somethi... Read more
100 Days to Weight Loss Preparation
Saturday, July 09, 2016      0 comments

List 10 Reasons you want to lose weight and maintain your success. 1) I want to feel healthy every day! 2) I want to be able to exercise more easily. 3) I want to get off as much medicine as possible. 4) I want to take care o... Read more
100 Days to Weight Loss
Saturday, July 09, 2016      2 comments

My friend MawMaw101 began this challenge several weeks ago, and she told me about it at the time but I was involved in other things. The truth is, I have lost my desire to keep working at making myself healthy and strong. I've been at this ... Read more

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