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One year goal

Friday, April 18, 2014      3 comments

A year ago I had reached my weight loss goal and so I set a new goal to not gain any significant weight for another year. What I found is that it is almost as hard to keep the weight off as it is to lose it. I had to keep myself motivated as... Read more

6 Months of Maintance

Monday, October 14, 2013      3 comments

My goal is to maintain my weight loss for at least a year. I am working as hard as I was while losing the weight. I still count calories everyday. Some days I splurge but, I try not to get too carried away with my eating. I also am pushing m... Read more

Wearing those clothes in my closet

Thursday, December 13, 2012      4 comments

I am now wearing those clothes in my closet. I can get into my size 6 jeans. I would like to lose 3 more pounds. My biggest challenge is maintance. I have failed before and I don't want to fail again. I know one key is not to stop exercisin... Read more

Post Thanksgiving

Monday, November 26, 2012      1 comments

I am glad to say I only gained 1/2 lb. for Thanksgiving. I did eat a couple of pieces of pecan pie. But I am back on track now that the house is free from left overs and pie.... Read more

Ounces away from goal

Saturday, October 13, 2012      4 comments

Six months ago, I started my current weight loss program. I had done it before so I knew I could do it. I thought it might be harder to lose weight since I was older, but surprisingly I have lost weight at the same rate I did last time. This... Read more

Almost to Goal

Tuesday, September 25, 2012      4 comments

I'm down to a size 8. It seems it is hardest to lose those last few pounds. But my self-control is good and I really enjoy eating healthy.... Read more

Good news, bad news

Sunday, July 22, 2012      5 comments

The good news is that I am one pound from my first weight loss goal. The bad news is that is has taken me three weeks longer than I planned. It is discouraging at times because I have really been working hard and out of the three months I have... Read more

This has been a strange week.

Saturday, June 02, 2012      3 comments

I was frustrated at the beginning of the week because my scale went up instead of down although I had stayed in my calorie range and had exercised as much as my work schedule allowed. The only change is that I added a more intensive strength tr... Read more

Stressed Out

Wednesday, October 01, 2008      0 comments

I am feeling very stressed out right now and it's hard to concentrate on eating the right things. I have had many temptations this week and it's been hard. I was on a trip over the weekend and ate more on Saturday than I have in a long time an... Read more

Tough Week

Thursday, September 11, 2008      0 comments

Whitney left Monday to go back to Africa for another 10 months. Tuesday I felt lousy. Then Wednesday, I was too rushed to exercise that morning and then I ate more calories that day than I had in a single day for the last three months. I had ... Read more

Scales moving again

Monday, September 01, 2008      0 comments

I don't really understand these plateaus. I went for 4 weeks without the scales changing, then suddenly I lost 3 more pounds. I think it is related to hormone fluctuating and fluid retention. I have remained fairly consistence with my diet a... Read more

Another Plateau

Sunday, August 17, 2008      0 comments

Yikes! emoticonAnother plateau. It happened at 160 and now at 150. The scale hasn't moved for 3 weeks and the inc... Read more

Looking forward to seeing my daughter

Saturday, August 09, 2008      0 comments

emoticon My daughter, Whitney, is coming home Tuesday for a visit. I haven't seen her in over a year. She is in t... Read more

Another good week

Friday, August 01, 2008      0 comments

I weighed in at work this week for our Biggest Loser Contest. I was surprised to find out that I had lost 5 lbs over the last 2 weeks. We had VBS at church this week. We had a meal at church every evening, which meant that there was more star... Read more

Good Week

Saturday, July 19, 2008      0 comments

I'm seeing more progress towards my fitness goals. My clothes are fitting looser, I feel stronger, which really helps my willpower. Last week I was really feeling some diet fatigue, I was eating too much of the same type of meals. I'm trying... Read more


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