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Back Again

Monday, August 06, 2012      2 comments

It's been almost a year since I last posted. I am back. For a long time I was simply too discouraged to keep on trying. But, somewhere, down deep, I missed this site. I missed logging in my food and looking at the results. I missed logging ... Read more

down 2 points on my A1c! Yahoo!

Thursday, September 01, 2011      0 comments

So, the mindful eating really really pays off. I am (according to my doctor) down 8 pounds and two whole point on my A1c. Still not under 7.0 but I am getting there! I found a great deal on testing strips - 200 for $125. Most pharmac... Read more

A mindful eating breakthrough

Saturday, August 20, 2011      1 comments

So, today was a big day for me. I went out for the second time this week and I didn't overeat! I didn't eat at all. I made plans to meet friends for coffee. And by golly that is exactly what I did. I just had two coffees! No pastries, no co... Read more

Getting past my mind-blocks

Thursday, May 26, 2011      1 comments

Last night I was working out with my trainer. He had me doing the side steps onto one riser plus the stablizer mat. That makes it more of a balance thing in addition to the normal side step up, side step down. The first one was my ah-ha momen... Read more

This is a process not a race!

Monday, May 23, 2011      2 comments

Everyone, Please remember, this is a process and not a race! You don't have to be perfect at your diet and exercise program. You just have to keep making progress. By progress I mean that next month you will have more good food choices days... Read more

This is a process not a race!

Monday, May 23, 2011      0 comments

Everyone, Please remember, this is a process and not a race! You don't have to be perfect at your diet and exercise program. You just have to keep making progress. By progress I mean that next month you will have more good food choices days... Read more

This is a process not a race!

Monday, May 23, 2011      1 comments

Everyone, Please remember, this is a process and not a race! You don't have to be perfect at your diet and exercise program. You just have to keep making progress. By progress I mean that next month you will have more good food choices days... Read more

BooYa! First 5k Completed! and 150lb still to lose!

Saturday, May 14, 2011      5 comments

Yea! I finished my first 5k run/walk. I walked at least two-thirds of this one and ran at least one/third. I know for sure I ran the entire last 1/2 mile to the finish line. And in my training up to today I hadn't gone any further tha... Read more

Look at the process not progress!

Monday, May 09, 2011      5 comments

Okay my friends, It is time to put away the scale. Time to buckle down and pay attention to the process and not the progress. Not losing weight like you want? Maybe its the process. Start by recording your food for two solid weeks... Read more

Here's the real scoop!

Wednesday, April 06, 2011      4 comments

Walking is good for you! Of course that's not the real scoop. The real scoop is the number of ways that walking is good for you. I walk for 50 minutes (at least) four days a week. Two ten minute breaks at work, and 30 minutes at lu... Read more

Vacation is over :-(

Tuesday, March 22, 2011      2 comments

My vacation is over. The highlights? We (the four of us) did five amusement parks in five days in the Orlando Florida area. - I walked a minimum of 10,000 steps a day. And on the final day - walked over 21,000 steps at Epcot. Yes, all... Read more

The scale lies and other great victories!

Friday, March 04, 2011      3 comments

The scale used to lie to me all the time, so I stopped paying attention to it. Now, I step on it maybe once a month? Sometimes, only at the doctor's office on my quarterly visits. Why don't I step on it more often: daily, like many of my frien... Read more

Reflections and Plans

Wednesday, December 29, 2010      0 comments

Hi all, Well, its that time of year, to pause and reflect on the past year. and to make plans for the future. My reflections and planning got a jolt just before Christmas when I found out a friend had passed away. He was only 34. It was... Read more

Happy Birthday to me!

Monday, November 29, 2010      4 comments

Sparkpeople sent me the following for my birthday: -- What matters most in life is often viewed as peripheral to the things that we usually focus on. Passion takes a backseat to production, wellness to working, and balance to busyness. The ... Read more


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