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LADYBUG1943's Blogs

Two pounds gone...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      4 comments

Here with my mother in snow country. We experienced zero degrees a few mornings ago. Fresh snow yesterday, gone today (though the old snow is still here). I get to wear sweaters every day, which I love. I'm eating regular meals, little sna... Read more
Two pounds added....
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      8 comments

in December. I hesitated writing this blog, but continued as a way of being accountable. Sad to say, I get some comfort when I read of others packin' it back on so that I don't feel so alone. It may be better though to read of the ones who did N... Read more
Getting ready for Christmas
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      3 comments

I get lazier each year, it seems. This is the 13th of December, and I’ve accomplished almost nothing: a few presents purchased for parties (thus “required”), a few decorations placed, but no serious work done yet. There seems to be an internal s... Read more
Monday, December 05, 2011      4 comments

Bible reading first thing, while I'm still so sleepy I just want to sit and drink coffee. Done! Clean cat litter box. Done! Drawn to the computer; spin SP wheel. Done! Play SP trivia. Done! Most difficult job of the day: dragging myself ... Read more
SparkGoodie Points
Monday, November 21, 2011      5 comments

You can see I just won 100 SparkGoodie Points on the bonus wheel. I'm dying to start spending them on all you encouragers, but I'm just sneaking a few minutes here to record my fitness minutes and then I have to finish packing for our Thanksgivi... Read more
Getting to know me ... getting to like me, hoping that you like me too!
Saturday, November 12, 2011      4 comments

I love the song, "Getting to Know You," from "The King and I!" 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? My first name, Lauretta, from my mother's aunt. (News to some of my friends.... I'm called by my middle name). Backstory: My mother's aunt wa... Read more
Losing without dieting?
Monday, November 07, 2011      6 comments

The latest Prevention magazine has an article on women who lost weight without exercise or dieting. When I got the magazine, I quickly turned to that article -- I knew ther... Read more
The trend continues....
Friday, October 21, 2011      4 comments

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One pound at a time
Monday, October 17, 2011      4 comments

I lost a pound this past week. The glory of that is that it reverses the trend I've had lately. Yay! For me, it's all about exercise. I still haven't forced myself out to walk lately, but Curves and Leslie Sansone are my friends.... Read more
Audio Book recommendation
Friday, October 14, 2011      1 comments

I love to read and sew at the same time. I do this, of course, with Audio books. This last one calls for a recommendation to all Spark People; it actually may have come from someone else here recommending it to me. The End of Overeating: Ta... Read more
Cleaning the pantry
Saturday, September 17, 2011      6 comments

After reading something about the nature of processed foods to assist us in GAINING weight, I decided to check our own pantry. Bear in mind, I don't cook that much since our kids left home. When I cook completely healthily all the time, my husba... Read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      4 comments

My biggest struggle right now. I seem to have this rebellious nature that does NOT like routine! I'll do a "good thing" consistently for several days, then consciously decide I don't want to do that on THIS day. Causes me all kinds of grief... Read more
An epiphany
Monday, July 25, 2011      3 comments

This shames me to confess this. Yesterday, at a restaurant, a very overweight person finished eating and left the restaurant. I silently congratulated myself on the fact that I am thinner. My next thought literally was that she could be a fellow... Read more
Look at the casual eating we've done in the past....
Friday, July 22, 2011      5 comments

Denny’s Fried Cheese Melt 1,260 The Cheesecake Factory Farmhouse Cheeseburger 1,530 (1,900 with fries) IHOP Bacon ’N Beef Cheeseburger 1,250 (plus 620 for onion rings) Cold Stone Creamery PB&C Shake 2,010 Applebee’s Provolon... Read more
New Heights I'm gaining every day....
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      4 comments

That's a line in a church hymn, and it just popped into my head when I thought about my new high calorie burn in Curves workout today. I think the gain came from Spark People's 28-day Boot camp Challenge I just participated in. My body is strong... Read more

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