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Must try to do better....
Sunday, May 08, 2011      2 comments

Been busy with a stressful job, a fun job, a new granddaughter, and trying to fit in exercise. I need to get back here for the help and encouragement that I always find here. Between working 2 jobs and everything else, I've gotten slack in my ea... Read more
Tracking my eating times...
Sunday, December 19, 2010      3 comments

When I record my food, I am now writing down the time I ate. I've found that I am sometimes ready to get a snack an hour after eating a large meal. I am not hungry, just bored (watching TV) or stressed (at work) and I'm reaching for food. Now I... Read more
Holiday Eating.....
Sunday, December 12, 2010      3 comments

I'm trying to eat more veggies during my holiday meals. So much good food - so many calories. Will try to keep my goal in mind at all the parties.... Read more
Gained back
Saturday, November 27, 2010      3 comments

Gained back weight during the summer when it was so hot. Also on medication that made me want to eat everything is sight. Am now starting again. With all the food around for the holidays, I've got to get serious now or I'm going to gain even mor... Read more
Too much weight loss is bad too...
Sunday, August 22, 2010      1 comments

I got down to 113 lbs and thought I was at a good weight for my height of 5 feet. I found that I was weaker, tired more easily, and kept getting colds. As soon as I got back to 115lbs, I started feeling much better. Think I'm going to try to sta... Read more
Must take charge & cut back on ice cream
Sunday, August 22, 2010      2 comments

I've gained 5 lbs over the summer. Been very hot and humid and I usually work out outdoors if possible. Been too hot to even take my dogs on long walks. We have just done short stuff right before dark. My AC couldn't keep up with the heat - rec... Read more
Too many celebrations at work
Sunday, May 30, 2010      1 comments

and now I'm back to 120lbs. I'm good when I eat my regular foods but go over on calories and fat when eating what others make. I've been really busy and haven't been tracking my weight, food, and exercise like I should be. My goal is to begin ... Read more
Biggest Loser Contest at work going badly...
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      1 comments

We have people dropping out left and right. Started with 15 people and now down to 6 that are actually weighing each week. Sad to see the group giving up and going back to fast food for lunch each day. I've hit a roadblock but with the time cha... Read more
Lost my Dusty cat today....
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      7 comments

Dusty had his 20 year (people years!) birthday last week and we all celebrated with a cats, dogs & Mom party. I was so happy he made it to 20 years and was so healthy & happy. He has been blind and deaf for a couple of years but that neve... Read more
Biggest Loser Contest At Work
Saturday, January 30, 2010      2 comments

About a dozen of us have started the program. Our dietitian is keeping up with weights and percent of loss for each of us. We also measured and are keeping up with measurements and body fat. We weigh in 1 time a week. We will do measurements wh... Read more
Stressed out and depressed
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      3 comments

I work in a dialysis center and we always have so many patients that are depressed and suffer more health problems during the holidays. I deal with medical records so I read all the reports to note changes and can't escape the reality. We seem t... Read more
Walking Area Photos - NEW
Saturday, July 25, 2009      3 comments

Posted some new photos of my walking areas. Hope everyone enjoys them. It is wonderful to watch the seasons change and see new stuff when I walk. My heart rate really gets up there on the climbs too! The road to the creek & back home (.5 ... Read more
Ready to exercise
Monday, July 20, 2009      0 comments

I've now recovered from my fall and I'm ready to exercise again. Did a little last night but will slowly start doing more now. Yeah!... Read more
Fell off my porch......
Thursday, July 16, 2009      1 comments

I've only gone up and down those steps for 34 years. I feel like an idiot. Just went sailing out the door and off the porch. Missed all 3 steps. I found myself laying on the ground with 3 dogs standing over me. Hurt my back and legs so haven't b... Read more
Weekend news - good and bad
Sunday, June 21, 2009      2 comments

Goal Change - Now I've decided to try for 110 pounds instead of 115. I'm 5 feet tall and think this would be a better weight. May not be realistic but I think I can do it. I've updated my weight and had my available calories go down so I'll h... Read more

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