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7/26. Thank you
Wednesday, July 26, 2017      3 comments

The other day I posted a blog about starting over again. And I had the usual encouraging comments that I appreciate so greatly. And you know who you are and I thank you. But I also had a comment that frankly pissed me off. At first. This perso... Read more
7/24. Another starting over post
Monday, July 24, 2017      4 comments

Yep I'm starting over again. I can't seem to find my stride. And I keep falling off track. Life gets busy and I slack off. That is something I cannot do. I'm finding as I'm getting older it gets harder and harder to stay focused on the task of ... Read more
6/5. Looks like I've done it again
Monday, June 05, 2017      5 comments

I sometimes don't know what's wrong with me. I can't seem to stay on track for more than two days. Here it is 5 June and I've already missed blogging once and I'm eating ice cream again. I am not staying focused. I have every good intention of ... Read more
6/3 beautiful day
Saturday, June 03, 2017      3 comments

Well, my garden is almost done. We had a week of rain that set me back. But things grow like mad here so I'm not worried. I'm hoping for a great garden. And it actually is the first "real" garden of this size in years. The past few years I've ha... Read more
6/2. Another busy day
Friday, June 02, 2017      3 comments

Yes it was busy but I'm here and owning up to my brownie sundae for dessert. I added it to my day and with all the gardening I did today I was still within my limits. Who would have thunk it. Lol. I'm an ice cream-a-holic. I admit it. One bite... Read more
6/1-another new start
Thursday, June 01, 2017      6 comments

I am not going to lie. Having to start over stinks. The good thing is I did not regain the weight that I had taken off when I started over again the first part of this year. However my new life is a bit more hectic than I thought it would be. Wh... Read more
Days 18, 19, and 20. Where does the time go
Sunday, April 09, 2017      5 comments

I have been trying to make it a point to blog every day. The last two days I have missed. I have no excuse other then I was exhausted and did not get to a computer. The person I'm taking care for has had the flu or something so that's been a lot... Read more
Day 17. Long day
Thursday, April 06, 2017      4 comments

it was just a very long day. I didn't get to bed till after midnight. And I didn't get my blog posted. So this is just a blog to keep me on track and not miss my day. Today was just packed full of things that needed to get done. My house has so... Read more
Day 15 & 16: mini goal complete!
Tuesday, April 04, 2017      6 comments

Well I couldn't post yesterday due to the wind storm that took out the Internet. But I reached my mini goal of reaching 185! 185.2 to be exact but I started at 206.2 so I consider it goal met! Now to my next mini goal of being out of under 180... Read more
Day 14: down 20
Sunday, April 02, 2017      6 comments

It's official! I've dropped my first 20 lbs. I'm happy to reach this point and just 1 more lb and I'm at my first mini goal. I can do it!! I realize that I'm going to have good and bad days. I'm glad the last few have been good. Today t... Read more
Day 13: a new month with new goals
Saturday, April 01, 2017      5 comments

To date since starting over again I have removed 19 pounds. Several inches. And for the most part my energy has increased. I called this A huge win! For whatever reason starting things on the first of the month works better for me. I'm able t... Read more
Day 11 & 12. Struggling but not gaining
Friday, March 31, 2017      0 comments

Well yesterday I was just plain hungry. No idea why, just so hungry. I tried to make good choices but I struggled. Then the person I'm here supporting had an episode that caused me to be up most of the night worrying and not sleeping. Thankfull... Read more
Day 10. On the go but planned ahead
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      3 comments

Today was trying but by planning ahead I was ok. The person I'm caring for had to have cataract surgery today. We had to be there early and then hurry up an wait. Not knowing how long we would be made it a but of a challenge. But I thought ahead... Read more
Day 9- a better day
Tuesday, March 28, 2017      2 comments

Well today feels like a better day. My hunger is under control. My eating has been on target. Having more rain here today. So my walk was cut short. But I got something in. Also did a lot of housework. So I'm getting things done and I'm finding ... Read more
Day 8. A very hard day.
Monday, March 27, 2017      4 comments

Well I survived this day. But I was hungry all day and had to fight myself not to eat. And not only eat but I craved the wrong things. But I didn't cave in. I drank water and kept to plan. I didn't get outside as much as I wanted because of rain... Read more

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