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Thanksgiving Hoop-de-doo

Sunday, November 30, 2014      5 comments

Hey! I ate a lot, and worked really hard for the past four days - how about you?! It was a blurry whirl wind of family, visitors, cooking, cleaning and yes...eating. I probably didn't do that well. I KNOW I ate many things I shouldn't have, but... Read more

Keeping focus, changing mindset

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      1 comments

Hello again, Once again writing to try and keep myself accountable. I have a few positive things going on and am hoping that eventually these changes will lead to weight loss! Positive change #1 - got my thyroid medicine increased (yay), I ... Read more

Scale starting to move...

Thursday, July 31, 2014      1 comments

Hello, Boy oh boy is my body stubborn! Well, I guess my brain is even more stubborn because I am not giving up and now, finally, the scale is starting to move. I have been more consistent in my exercise and have incorporated some running/... Read more

Weight gain when beginning a new exercise program...

Sunday, June 15, 2014      5 comments

I have decided to be more mindful of my daily exercise and get a pedometer. I bought the fitbit Zip and so far like it very much! My goal is to walk at least 10,000 steps a day. At first I was not meeting the goal. Boy was I being sloth like wit... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Weight gain, age, health and all that

Thursday, May 08, 2014      41 comments

Hello, Well my weight gain seems to have leveled off. I am a mear 20 pounds short of my all time high. Maybe it is menopause, my slowly diminishing thyroid or whatever. Who knows. All I know is that now that I am in my 50s my body just do... Read more

I'm am feeling perplexed, perhaps it's my age...

Thursday, February 20, 2014      5 comments

If anyone out there is in their 50s, well into menopause, hypothyroid and hypoglycemic - and has had ANY success with losing weight - PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU DID OR ARE DOING!!!! Arg. This is so frustrating. I will keep trying as I don't wa... Read more

Starting to move...

Tuesday, October 29, 2013      3 comments

Hi! In the spirit of accountability I am adding a new blog entry! I have not yet been as consistent as I want, but am working on it. I discovered that I have to train - to start to train - for a half marathon (hope that makes sense). All the h... Read more

Trying everything...

Tuesday, October 15, 2013      9 comments

Hi! Boy since turning 50 everything is a struggle for me. I can't seem to lose even a pound - and if i do, it comes right back on. I can't get in an exercise routine. Feeling like a big blob. So starting today I am going to try following a cou... Read more

UP down UP down - whoa!

Monday, February 11, 2013      2 comments

Geesh. What the what? I know I am under stress right now, but c'mon! Why do I keep veering so far off course? The results are practically immediate too. I spend a day or two eating food that is (what normal healthy people eat everyday, i might a... Read more

Boy, this is a sloooooow process...

Saturday, January 26, 2013      7 comments

Maybe it is my age (over 50), my thyroid (hypo), by blood sugar (hypo), my lifestyle - whatever - this is one tough and slow process. Ok, way back to the beginning three or so years ago I weighed 200 lbs. Yes, whoa. I lost 50 and have kept if of... Read more

On a day off...

Monday, January 21, 2013      0 comments

I will... 1) clean house 2) go for a blood test (thyroid) 3) email doctor for antibiotics 4) go in to work briefly 5) exercise for 45 min 6) make healthy food choices 7) watch the inauguration on tv 8) stay warm 9) spark! 1... Read more

Five pounds up??? Really????

Friday, January 18, 2013      6 comments

Ugh. What is wrong with me? I had just hit the tippy top of my healthy weight range. I was happy, excited, and motivated. Then...day before yesterday I was cold, tired and starting to feel sick again. My antibiotics are over and I am afraid the ... Read more

New journey starts today

Saturday, January 12, 2013      2 comments

Maybe that is a little wrong, what I mean is - my paleo experiment is over and now back to regular old low carbing. I love low carbing. I have been doing it for years. Of course there have been temporary wobbles (and the subsequent gains) but th... Read more

Day 30 -oops guess I missed day 29

Friday, January 11, 2013      2 comments

Here I am at the end of my paleo 30 day trial. To be honest, with sickness and at least 2 holiday derailments, I did not do a very good job. What I did do however, is get back on the low carb track and lose some pounds! Yes, this is very good in... Read more

DAy 28

Wednesday, January 09, 2013      0 comments

As my paleo experiment comes to an end (on friday) I reflect on what I have learned. I feel that reading a great deal and experiencing paleo type foods have made me more aware and thoughtful of what I put in my body. I have been low carb for a v... Read more


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