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Facing the Music
Thursday, January 19, 2017      5 comments

Howdy! I'm doing a little better with eating and exercise -- getting back on track! Hurrah! Last night I ran for the first time since having my knee inspected by Dr. nearly 3 weeks ago. I mostly walked -- ran 1 minute for every 4 walked. B... Read more
Ice, Ice Baby
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      5 comments

Today in paradise, EVERYTHING is closed due to icy conditions. I'm hoping things melt or get cleared away by late morning so I can venture out. Yesterday I managed to eat a little better -- not quite in the 1200-1300 range I was aiming for.... Read more
January: Fresh Beginnings!
Monday, January 16, 2017      5 comments

I vanished! Like magic! No, really, I've just got a whole lot of personal stuff going on right now. I can see why losing weight worked for me a few years back. I had the time and space in my life to 100% obsess on food and exercise. Now… i... Read more
Eating and Sleeping for Health
Friday, December 09, 2016      4 comments

My sleeping struggle continues, but I do believe I've gotten my appetite back. A friend sent me some Advocare SleepWorks, and it worked like a charm two nights ago. Last night, not so much. I only took a half dose both nights. I'll try a f... Read more
Resuming Normal
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      7 comments

Things are going a little better. I'm eating a little more, sleeping a little more, getting things sorted out a little more. #lifeisgood I was a little nervous that the weight I dropped quickly would creep back on if I started eating like a... Read more
November: Lost TEN Pounds?!?!
Thursday, December 01, 2016      5 comments

The first half of November, with my weight hitting an all-time high since my 40-pound loss (not highest ever), I was in a panic to get back on track. I was working on it...kinda...sorta...with no real results. And then this new thing hit --... Read more
Over 1000!
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      6 comments

Yesterday I finally ate over 1000. I'm kind of nervous about gaining back the lbs I lost, but I can't eat that light forever! I came in at 1120. It was a busy day -- lots of fun, wonderful stuff, partly birthday, partly life. I got home pr... Read more
9 Pounds in 13 Days
Tuesday, November 29, 2016      6 comments

When you lose your appetite and can't sleep... It's not the intentional weight-loss I've worked so hard for in the past, but I'll take it. Back under 130. Today is my birthday, and it's a milestone. I'm very blaaaaah about it. Oh yeah, it'... Read more
12 Days Under 1000
Monday, November 28, 2016      5 comments

Greetings, Sparklers! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and nice long weekend! Mine was good -- nice to spend the day with family and relax over the long weekend. My low-cal trend continues. I'm at a point now where I really could... Read more
10 Days In
Friday, November 25, 2016      4 comments

I'm starting Day 10 of this crazy new sleepless/eat-less world, and thank God for a 4-day weekend. There's time to mentally sort through some stuff that might get me back to a place where I can sleep and eat again. One thing that is keepin... Read more
An Emotional Weight Loss
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      6 comments

I've got some emotional turmoil in my life right now. Hence the loss of appetite and lack of sleep. I'm functioning and have great things in some areas of my life, so hurrah for that. I'm happy to have lost 7 pounds in a week, even though ... Read more
Can't Even Choke it Down
Monday, November 21, 2016      6 comments

I woke up hungry this morning (good sign!) and decided to make myself eggs for breakfast, since I'm always low on protein, especially now. Two eggs, one piece of bread. I got less than halfway into it and was done. I made myself have a few more ... Read more
Day 4 Under 1000
Sunday, November 20, 2016      2 comments

I'm just gonna own this. I know it's not the healthiest thing and I know that it's not going to last forever, but I still have little appetite and am not sleeping well, but I'm overall happy, and if this can kickstart some blubber loss, I'm okay... Read more
Day 3 Under 1000
Friday, November 18, 2016      2 comments

I'm not sure how to talk about this or feel about this cuz I KNOW it's not good, but I'm on Day 3 under 1000 calories, and I'm not sleeping well, but I'm kinda hyped up and energized and not hungry or wanting to eat more, and I've lost 6 pounds,... Read more
Another Low Cal Day
Thursday, November 17, 2016      3 comments

Today, again, no appetite. I had about 850 calories. No wine this time. I'm not gonna worry about it. My body will let me know when it needs more. I... Read more

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