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Giving up Food. What I have learned.

Friday, August 14, 2015      3 comments

It's not the food,it's the company that makes the meal. Vegetables, especially just picked in the garden, can taste great. Thanks vegetarian daughter. Exercise works better than food for getting rid of stress and calming anger. A walk alo... Read more

I have lost 42 pounds

Monday, July 27, 2015      3 comments

Well I'm under 200 pounds! Never thought I would see it again. Will I be no longer obese by Dec 31 st? A new exciting goal.... Read more

40 pounds lost!

Friday, July 24, 2015      5 comments

I have lost 40 pounds! Part 30 day plateau buster, part a bit of flu. So i may gain a bit back. But i'l take what i can get!... Read more

Day 3 plateau busting. Changes other than the scale!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      1 comments

I don't stress eat very much anymore. Putting my Beanito chips in portion bags Exercising for about an hour everyday. If have a treat like chocolate it is portion sized tracking my food and exercise Trying to work on having snacks so ... Read more

30 day plateau busting challenge

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      1 comments

Day 2 inch down at waist, hips, thigh. Massage therapist says I have more muscle!... Read more

Staying the same but staying alive! 35 pounds lost

Wednesday, July 08, 2015      2 comments

I have lost 35 pounds but have stayed the same for several months now. I have been stewing over this, as I am so close to getting under 200 pounds. Then my best friend got a lump and it looks like it's cancer. I am angry and sad for her. Bu... Read more

I have lost 30 pounds!

Thursday, February 26, 2015      10 comments

Never thought I would get here! I have actually lost 30 pounds. Despite the cold winter and I can't walk outside. I am now at my lowest in 20 years. Hurry up spring so I can break 200 pounds!... Read more

23 almost 24 pounds lost!

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      3 comments

Well the weight I gained back is gone again! Plus one pound more. I have been having councilling to help me with my stress. I now know that exercise isn't a frill or something that goes to the bottom of the pile behind everyone else. It is a lif... Read more

How Can I keep going?

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      1 comments

So as you can see by my posts, it's stop and start for me. Now since the end of October I have lost 15 pounds. It's January and I am tracking my food and exercising. But how do I keep it up for the long term? That's the question I grapple with e... Read more


Monday, September 01, 2014      2 comments

Didn't write down my food, didn't exercise, got stressed and gained 6 pounds. Starting again. As says: You are not behind Don't try to catfch up Jump in where you are. Starting over. Again ... Read more

I'm Back!

Thursday, August 07, 2014      1 comments

A year since I posted. Why did I quit using Sparkpeople? Because it took up time for a busy person? Because everyone else came first? Bad, bad reasons. This past March I began seeing a counselor for stress due to a number of family and profes... Read more

Walked in my first

Sunday, July 28, 2013      3 comments

I actually walked 3 km (2 miles) in my first "race" ever yesterday, the practice run for Run for the Toad. Lots of hills! I was sweaty at the end but did it. Now I have signed up for the actual walking part of the "Run for the Toad" . It is 25 k... Read more

Update to 10 years ahead

Thursday, April 25, 2013      2 comments

A member of my church told me this morning that she wil be 70 in a few weeks. She is my goal person. She is in great shape, full of good humor and hikes 10 km every weekend. Yes!... Read more

10 years ahead

Wednesday, April 24, 2013      2 comments

Next week I turn 60. I'm having a party and I have no bones about telling people I'm 60. Because 10 years ago, it looked like I wouldn't make it. In the last 10 years all my eating and no exercising sins caught up with me. High blood pressure, d... Read more

Woo hoo lost two pounds!

Sunday, March 17, 2013      4 comments

This week I lost two pounds. How did I do it? For me jumping on the scale is misery or joy or just a great big addiction. This week I put it under the bed and I didn't get on it from Sunday to Sunday. That's right, I weighed myself once a week. ... Read more

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