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Tiny Victory
Monday, July 18, 2016      1 comments

I weighed myself to start the week out. I lost about a pound and a half! Yay!!... Read more
Final Forty and Lost Ground
Sunday, July 17, 2016      2 comments

I'm proud of myself for losing 40 lbs and keeping it off for several years. Now, with a push from my doctor, I'm tackling the final forty (or maybe 50?). I want off all this medicine! My doctor says I should be off everything, except the glaucom... Read more
I keep coming back - not starting over - just back.
Saturday, September 13, 2014      0 comments

I felt so overwhelmed learning to eat lower carb to work with Type 2 diabetes that I simply quit worrying about the calories. I tracked my blood sugar to figure out what made it spike (or not). Now I'm ready to start back on the weight loss/exer... Read more
Confused, Angry, Frustrated
Sunday, July 20, 2014      4 comments

About 6 weeks ago I was diagnosed with both Type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol. Frankly, I have never been so obsessed with what goes in my body as I have been these last few weeks. I'm now on pills for both things, which I hate! hate! h... Read more
Bye to quick food
Friday, May 23, 2014      3 comments

I'm coming to the end of week two back at SP. I'm feeling so much better from the change in my eating habits. We ate out a lot from mid-February to the end of April while we got ready, moved, learned new jobs, and got settled in. It wasn't all j... Read more
Back again - again!
Saturday, May 17, 2014      2 comments

Life has been crazy for a couple of months. Moving, new jobs, other life drama. What I said in February still applies, but it's May instead. That's OK. The scale broke during the move and I haven't bought another one. Going from the fit of my j... Read more
Back Again
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      2 comments

Well, I got so discouraged last fall that I gave up. At least, for awhile. I knew then that I would be back. I've gained 6 pounds, so that is my first short-term goal - lose the 6 pounds in 30 days. I know I can do it. I did it before. I am givi... Read more
Five Things I've Learned in Two Months
Monday, July 15, 2013      1 comments

1) I can do this. It is going to take me longer than I thought. I had set my goal at 2 lbs a week. I've lost 7 and kept off 5 in 2 months. 2) Inches have come off even if the pounds haven't. 3) I feel great when I follow my healthy e... Read more
Day 2, Week 4 - Bootcamp Challenge
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      0 comments

I overdid on Sunday and am still sore in unexected places. I took Monday off from the videos to recoup. Certainly better today - did the video and morning walk. I think I'll do another challenge of some sort after this. I've not lost muc... Read more
Day 2, Week 3 - 28 Day Bootcamp Challenge
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      0 comments

I'm enjoying this challenge. I feel stronger and more healthy. I can't do all of the exercises in the videos, but I can do most of them. I've lost a couple of pounds and know I will lose more soon.... Read more
Changes in Perception
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      1 comments

I always thought I was fat. Even as a 120 lb teenager who swam, sang, and biked at lot. My Mom hada poor body image and tried to pass that on to me. She almost succeeded. I realized when I was in college that the problem was mostly in her head... Read more
Day 5 of 28 Day Bootcamp Challenge
Friday, June 14, 2013      0 comments

All is going well, sort of. I had a really hard time with today's video. It was legs and mine are not strong. I was surprised how difficult it was. By the end of the challenge, I will be much stronger. I know I'll be able to do it!... Read more
Day 1 of 28 Day Bootcamp Challenge
Monday, June 10, 2013      0 comments

I know I did the 12 minute cardio video. It was low impact and fun, but it was a workout. Feeling good!... Read more
New Adventure Ahead
Saturday, June 08, 2013      0 comments

On Monday, 6/10/13, I am joining the 28 day Bootcamp Challenge. I've been back to SP nearly a month and have been building up slowly. I am ready to more of a challenge. goes!... Read more
June 1
Saturday, June 01, 2013      2 comments

We are trying to eat down our freezer, so we can defrost it before all the great summer produce comes in. I have long planned meals each week. Using what's in the pantry and freezer is a bit of a challenge. I can do it and stay in my SP guidel... Read more

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