Hola, Mexican Food
Well, today was my week 3 weigh in. I got up out of bed excited to step on the scale and to my surprise.......a BIG FAT 0 weight less, nothing, nada!!! I think you can tell that I was a little more than disappointed. How could this be? I'm e... Read more
Well, It's Been a Week
A week ago I jumped on the "getting healthy boat." I say jumped because I was really ready. Unlike times in the past when I tried losing weight when I would reluctantly "step" onto the boat, this time I felt prepared for the journey. I had re... Read more
One Mile = Four Days.
Ok, I finally did it. I walked a mile! Only took me four days to do it. LOL I have a pedometer and averaging 504 steps per day in a 10 minute walk has me reaching a mile today.
In a way, I'm proud of myself because this was extra wal... Read more
Another Light Bulb Moment and Exercise
I have so many health problems, diabetes is just one with me. Three days ago, a wife of a client I used to have at work called me. Her husband, who is diabetic, had to have both legs amputated due to diabetes and not controlling it. She is wo... Read more
A Light Bulb Moment
I got many comments on my blog of yesterday. Thank you all for your encouragement and support.
One comment from JUSTYNA7 Why wait until New Year's? Do something, anything, today and give yourself credit. It may be a walk, saying "n... Read more
I Was Scared!!
During this past October, I had a mammogram. The first one I've had in approximately 8-10 years. There is no history of breast cancer in my family so I really didn't think too much about it. The main reason why I didn't get a mammogram during... Read more
Is It All Or Nothing?? I Need Help, Please!
I have been a member of SP for about 5 years now. I have yo-yo dieted off and on during that time. Right now I am at my highest weight and I HAVE to get this weight off.
I am diabetic, have high blood pressure, and a mild heart problem.... Read more
It's A Sign!!
I have been doing so bad lately. I have been off my low carb plan, eating like crazy. The two pounds I gained over the holidays has now turned into 6 pounds!! I haven't been reading my SP emails or participating in the teams like I always enc... Read more
New day, new year.....yes, it's exciting! But, I was thinking today that everyday we have is a "new day", a gift we often take for granted. I thought about all the cliches you hear...you know....a chance to start anew, what a difference a day ... Read more
I Knew It Would Happen
Yep! I knew it would happen. I knew that I would mess up over the Christmas holiday. I've been eating badly for the past two weeks and I've gained 4 lbs. I love Christmas, but to tell the truth, I'm glad it's over. I'm ready to get back on ... Read more
Put One Foot In Front Of The Other.....
Monday night of this week, the traditional Santa Claus Is Coming To Town was on TV. For many years, I have watched this seasonal TV show...when I was a child...with my own children...and still today I'm a sucker for all the Christmas shows. Bu... Read more
My Favorite Christmas Carol
My favorite Christmas carol is The First Noel. When I was a little child, we lived out in a very rural area o Kentucky. In order to do Christmas shopping, you had to drive approximately 50 miles to Louisville, KY. Many nights during Nov and D... Read more
It's So Cold or Is It My Excuse??
I live in Alabama. We were suppose to get the 4 letter word around here last night which is "s-n-o-w." But, we didn't get a flake here. Personally, I love snow. My favorite thing is snowmen for various reasons, but I won't go into that. I a... Read more
I've Reached a Milestone!!
Finally, after 3 weeks or so of "flirting" with 3 lbs on and off, they have decided to give up the fight. I am now below 250 lbs!!!! That is the first time that has happened in nearly 10 years. I'm so excited and really proud of myself. I've... Read more
First Initial Weigh-In
I had to go the doctor today for my one month check up appointment. I promised myself that when I started this journey THIS TIME, I would not be a slave to the scale. So I have waited for one month before I weighed. I lost 12 lbs. I was plea... Read more
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