I planned and prepared food for the holidays. I ate within my limits and had limited alcohol. I skipped dessert on Thanksgiving, the day after, and the day after that. Yet, when I weighed in...I was UP to 215.4 lbs.
Oh my goodness...I ca... Read more
I am grateful for the blessing of family. I have a beautiful husband, wonderful children, and sweet grandchildren. These last few weeks I have been more aware of my need to have my family close and the joy I feel when most of them are around.... Read more
I injured my back a few weeks ago and I'm struggling to do basic daily movements. I can barely roll over in the bed at night without assistance. I'm finding myself becoming more and more frustrated by the day.
I just want to exercise! ... Read more
I have learned to recognize the signs of a bad day as it relates to weight loss and staying on track. The common denomenator has always been the night before. Typically the night before is a sleepless night and that sets everything for the nex... Read more
For the last few months I've been contemplating getting a dog. My goal was to get a small, adult, housebroken dog. The reasons for this search criteria were 1)small - I have a 5 and 7 year old that are terriefied of any animals, but they seem ... Read more
It's been a year and a half since my last blog. Wow, so much has happened in that year and a half. I got fat again (surprise) and decided to try weight watchers. After months and months I only lost 20 lbs...I expected to look like Jennifer Hu... Read more
So, I've been doing the body by VI challenge for 2 weeks now except for weekends and surprisingly I'm still down in weight, but the most amazing thing is how I feel. I have energy and I feel happy all day. Even though my stress level is up at ... Read more
I'm so excited that my packet of shake mixes came in yesterday. I can give this challenge the full 100%. Just with the sample packet I lost 5 pounds. Granted, it's no miracle, but considering my sample only provided enough shakes for 2 days..... Read more
Yesterday was my first Body By VI challenge day and surprise, surprise, surprise...it was easy.
Breakfast...shake with chocolate syrup
Lunch...shake with chocolate syrup
Dinner...Stouffer's chicken and pasta bake (2... Read more
In my last efforts of trying to go back to my old habits and lose the weight the right way, I am participating with my best friend in a 90 day weight loss challenge. There are really no goals other than to see how much we can lose in 90 days. ... Read more
I feel as though I'm trapped in a snow globe. Everytime I look out the window, I see more and more snow. It's horribly inconvenient because it makes the commute to work longer which means I have to stay at work longer. That usually means that... Read more
Today I woke up feeling refreshed and ready to take on my day. I couldn't help but be proud of myself for having another good week under my belt last week. Surprisingly, I cannot wait to start this week.
Right now, I feel like I can ... Read more