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7 days until daughter's wedding
Thursday, July 16, 2015      1 comments

I have maintained my weight. In fact I weigh about the same as I did when I got married 35 years ago. I have been struggling with my exercise routine lately. I didn't do aerobic exercise for the 2 weeks my daughter was home visiting and now i... Read more
Post Lent Craziness
Friday, April 17, 2015      4 comments

I gave up sugar for Lent. I went 46 days with no sugar. On Easter I went back to sugar in my diet. I tried to do it slowly and in a reasonable manner. I didn't add as much sugar to my coffee as I used to. I've eaten very few desserts. At w... Read more
Gave up sugar for Lent
Saturday, March 07, 2015      2 comments

I gave up sugar for Lent. It has been hard especially not adding it to my coffee. So far I have avoided temptation. My weight is down as a result.... Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      3 comments

In December I was sick with a bladder infection and did not exercise for a week then Christmas Holidays and company so I got out of the habit of exercising not to mention eating too many calories with all the Holiday food. I have gained about 5... Read more
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

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