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When I begin to shut down, I will...
Monday, October 16, 2017      2 comments

When the PTSD therapy causes me to begin to shutdown, I will... *Read Psalms from the Bible. *Follow FlyLady daily in order to feel like I am in control, and depression will not overtake me. *Feed my body what makes it feel best: ... Read more
I Found a New "Why" for Losing Weight
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      3 comments

I am going through PTSD therapy right now to try to get rid of the one symptom that remains from a particularly vicious rape. One of the things I did to feel safe after the rape was to pack on a LOT of pounds. I remember how I felt like a ragdol... Read more
My Goals for BLC35
Friday, September 08, 2017      2 comments

BLC35 Goals: Track every meal and snack (I rarely eat enough to reach my calorie range, but I am going to do the best I can to get at least 1500 to 1800 calories per day) ST 2-3 times per week Establish regular ST routine ... Read more
Thank you!
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      8 comments

I was skimming through some of my old blogs this morning, and I found comments that I had no idea were there! I am overwhelmed by the caring thoughts and words so many of you have toward me, especially when I reached the end of my weight-lo... Read more
Things to do besides eat
Wednesday, August 02, 2017      6 comments

This is just another tool I have added to my plan. I found some suggestions on Pinterest, which then inspired me to think of others that I could ... Read more
My Non-Weight-Focused Goals
Sunday, July 30, 2017      3 comments

For years I have used the scale as my indication of whether or not I am successful in my attempts to lose weight. Then I read an Spark article by Molly Galbraith concerning setting goals that are not focused on weight loss. Here is the link... Read more
Continuing to plan for success: My Binder
Sunday, July 30, 2017      6 comments

Today, part of my planning for success included writing My Life Vision Statement (LVS). It involves writing the things that are important to me, as well as writing my vision for my life 5-, 10-, and 15 years from now. I also wrote about the way ... Read more
P.A.W.S.E. - still part of my plan
Sunday, July 30, 2017      0 comments

Thanks to the Tenacious Jungle Tigers team, who graciously allowed me to be one during the last BLC that they existed, I now have several tools in kit to help me plan for BLC35. Every week during that time, they had something they used to h... Read more
My Rewards System
Monday, July 24, 2017      2 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      3 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

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