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Kickin' bootay and takin' names!
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      8 comments

I've been discouraged a little lately. Well, a lot, actually. Partly because The Sweetie is out of town (at the Grand Canyon today!) for two very long weeks, and that always takes me the first 2 or 3 days to adjust to. Also partly because that s... Read more
Time for a YUMmmmmm lunch!
Friday, July 29, 2011      8 comments

Time for a low sodium, high fiber, great protein, high potassium kind of lunch on this chilly damp day! I just had a cup, and it is VERY filling and VERY yummy and it's under 200 calories!!! Quick Rice, Lentil, 2 bean chili Ing... Read more
Lots of NUTTY news....
Friday, July 29, 2011      6 comments

Eating Nuts Daily Could Help Control Type 2 Diabetes and Prevent Complications, Study Suggests ScienceDaily (July 12, 2011) — Eating nuts every day could help control Type 2 diabetes and prevent its complications, according to new research fr... Read more
an ode to the perfect breakfast
Thursday, July 28, 2011      7 comments

Oh perfect breakfast, let me sing thy praise! Well hey there! It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood..... can you tell I'm in better spirits than I have been for awhile? ;-D Some research is paying off! First there were the contradi... Read more
All is forgiven....
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      5 comments

The Sweetie, who contributed to (but did not CAUSE, since **I** was the one putting food on my plate and in my mouth!) my eating plan derailment the other evening, has been forgiven of everything!!! Imagine my surprise when FedEx came to th... Read more
when you binge or have a lapse in food judgement....
Monday, July 25, 2011      9 comments

After the day I've had with food, actually, after the EVENING I've had with food, because this was not an all day event, I thought I needed to remind myself of a few important notes, strategies, and other tips. 1. When you binge: Eat it.... Read more
oh bother
Monday, July 25, 2011      6 comments

The Sweetie was "doing something nice" by stopping by a newly-discovered Russian store with a food bar, and brought home a large selection of new foods to try, plus dark chocolates. Ack ack ack. I have no way of tracking any of it because I... Read more
90 Day review
Monday, July 25, 2011      5 comments

Ninety days ago, I began my personal non-Spark weight loss blog on April 22, 2011. I weighed 293.0 (and that was after losing 13 pounds between December 1st and April 22nd, when I first joined Spark and Weight Watchers. I wasn't making much head... Read more
feeling a little better
Thursday, July 21, 2011      6 comments

Thank you for the hugs! I just had a YUMMY lunch! After our last knitting meetup 2 weeks ago we stopped at Whole Foods, because we're halfway there from the knitting meeting. I grabbed some sweet brown rice and also some medium grain brown ... Read more
a little deviation
Thursday, July 21, 2011      9 comments

from my usual try-to-stay-positive blog today I'm having a really rough day, and it has nothing to do with food or weight. It's all family issues. I have two brothers, 48 and 56 yo, who live with my 78 yo mom and 81 yo stepfather but neith... Read more
20 year old pants???
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      6 comments

Today, we'll let the 20 year old pair of pants tell the tale. Many of you probably wonder why in the world anyone would still have a pair of pants they purchased two decades ago. They are men's pants, which have always fit me better than wo... Read more
and the scale just keeps on heading south!
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      6 comments

WOW!! This is just phenomenal! AND, I feel FANTASTIC!!! I even caught myself DANCING yesterday!! I had the remake of Carole King's Tapestry playing on the boom box, and all of a sudden I found myself DANCING! Just out of nowhere! It was FUN, an... Read more
I found a golden key......
Monday, July 18, 2011      12 comments

You know how you can lose a bunch of weight but not really notice any difference visually? And certainly other people don't notice. That's one of the disadvantages of being a very large person. Oh sure, we may drop a lot of weight at the beginni... Read more
Day 7: another scale loss!
Sunday, July 17, 2011      7 comments

Okay, there are two things I HATE to admit.... (1) I'm losing weight TOO quickly, and (2) I need to eat more. This morning, the scale showed 275.6, so I made it into the 275's over the weekend! While I LOVE that, even I will ad... Read more
Scale loss 6 days in a row,
Saturday, July 16, 2011      8 comments

and a diet plan that has had me on EASY street..... what more could I want?? But for most people, I don't think this eating plan is easy. I couldn't do it the first several times I've tried it in the past. Yet the diet plan hasn't chan... Read more

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