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3 months at goal!
Thursday, October 19, 2017      6 comments

Well, continue to be elated at staying at goal. I know, 3 months is not the rest of my life but still the longest this has happened. However, have started having issues that rarely cropped up while I was losing the weight. More difficulty ... Read more
Almost 2 months at goal-First time I've maintained this long
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      6 comments

Been a tough weekend but feeling positive this morning. Last Friday was Hubby's birthday which always involves special food for him. I made a lovely birthday dinner followed by a black forest cake. I missed my morning swim to get it done.... Read more
At Goal-Challenge to Maintain
Saturday, June 17, 2017      9 comments

I did it! I reached my goal for this time, in fact 1 pound below. This is 11 pounds less than I got to in 2008 so pretty stoked although there is a real part of me that wants to see if I could go lower but I think my doctor would veto that. ... Read more
Friday, October 21, 2016      7 comments

I am now 64 and still struggling. When I now look at the weight loss I managed in 2006-07 I am almost in tears I have allowed to creep back on. My one saving is that I am NOT at my heaviest but have gained back so much. At least I seem to be ... Read more
Day 4
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      3 comments

Day 4 begins No, I am not going to write every day;-) but right now I need to put in words my recommittment to my goal. Last night was difficult because I was actually HUNGRY about 8pm. That is usually around the time when snacking sets in... Read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      3 comments

What is it about January 1st of the year one is turning 60? In the year from December 2006 to 2007 I lost 99 pounds, became fit and had my doctor absolutely thrilled with all my tests. Since then I have put back about 60 of those hard-to-lo... Read more
Yoga?Pickleball?Tennis? ME?
Monday, February 22, 2010      5 comments

and all in one day too! February 21 should be a date to go down in, well if not infamy, my personal history anyway. After months of declaring I would get more active I decide to do it all in one day ... Read more
Re-inspired? I hope so
Monday, July 13, 2009      3 comments

Just reading my last blog-March last year and it is depressing to think here I am still-trying to do it but even heavier! But Saturday I attended a Spark People in Ontario Meet and Greet. There were nine of us there and we all ordered the ... Read more
I'm Back-I Hope!
Thursday, March 27, 2008      1 comments

It has been such a very tough time, eating out of control most days and lack of enthusiasm with the idea of exercise! What has happened to me???The past month has pretty much involved a feeding frenzy and the weight has been reflecting it. I h... Read more
Still tough
Thursday, January 17, 2008      0 comments

I am still having a tough time controlling the snacking, I do have the occasional day now where I am in range. It used to be the occasional day out of range! The new scale Al bought, with the digital read-out is very helpful, no more lying to ... Read more
Bad News/Good News
Friday, December 21, 2007      2 comments

Well, the bad news is I have been having trouble controlling the eating-again! You would think that after a year of eating healthy I would be past those old rotten self-destructive habits. Still, working on it. Just not going to make 100 off ... Read more
90+ pounds gone
Monday, November 26, 2007      2 comments

Today was the first weigh-in since the doctor's appointment last week. I was sure I was down-had to be as I worked out so much and stayed at the bottom end of the calorie range. YES! down! It is now 92 pounds off. I loaded up a barbell a... Read more
Blood Pressure-1st Health sign
Friday, November 23, 2007      1 comments

Monday was my annual physical and the most amazing thing was my BP. Never, and I mean NEVER have I had such a good reading. It was 110/70. Even when I was about this weight before it was in the mid 120'2 and low 80's. I am over the moon and ... Read more
Back on Track! I mean it!
Tuesday, October 16, 2007      1 comments

Okay, the wedding is over and all I have done the past 9 days is 'think' about watching my weight and what I am eating. I am NOT at goal and I am going to have to stop this evening snacking (old habit came back hard and deadly) if I am goin... Read more
Thursday, October 11, 2007      0 comments

October 06 came and the wedding was wonderful! My dress fit beautifully, after being taken in several inches from July-Thank You Sparkpeople! Now I need to get back on track and take off the rest of the weight I promised myself would be go... Read more

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