So maybe this is the wakeup call I need. Obviously, I'm not going to change my habits overnight and with the meds, it'll be a daily reminder (because I WANT TO GET OFF OF THEM).
I feel a little obsessive today - I keep checki... Read more
High cholesterol - 246 to be exact.
I'm now on meds, omega-3 pills and baby asprin. I have 3 months before getting tested again. So, let's see if I can do this and lose the 15 lbs and maybe get the cholesterol # down.
Wish me luck!... Read more
Let's start with the good stuff -
Two weeks ago I started using igoogle here at work so I can keep in touch without having all these windows open and keep a low profile for being on the internet. That's where I started to us... Read more
Well, I WAS doing well yesterday - after dinner, though, different story - I kind of lost control - I ate chicken and potato chips and made dip with sourcream. I KNEW I needed to get rid of those potato chips! DAMN IT! I didn't e... Read more
Hubby was home last night and made dinner - I think I did pretty well considering! No seconds and the hubby asked "why? Didn't it taste good?". See what I have to put up with - if the leftovers aren't eaten, "What's wrong?". BUT...... Read more
This has been the plan for awhile - I know it's time to get the bloodwork done and check for diabetes and the cholesterol levels. My mom basically died from complications of diabetes (heart gave out after waking up with fluid in h... Read more
So last night, pups and I started our walk and about a block from the house, it started to rain - just a couple of drops - no biggy - figured we might get back in time before the rain - NOPE!
We got about half way in our (15 minute)... Read more
You would think I would learn the first time - I KNOW that's why I was so sick about a month ago.
So last night, we went to our neighbors for a cookout - WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL. Hamburgers were great - until afterwar... Read more
I hate the weekends - at least when it comes to the food part of it. I just CAN'T control myself. Not that I did really bad this weekend, but still, I'm up about 2 lbs from Friday.
I'm sure a lot of it is watergain. Saturday,... Read more
The weight of course - up 1.5 lbs. Of course it's "THAT" week, so let's hope that's the deal.
I just started reading "Secret's of a Former Fat Girl". So far it's a good story, not too deep on the details of the girl's stor... Read more
Any other time, this wouldn't affect me, but now that I HAVE cut down the diet soda, it helps me keep on the right track.
health.msn.com/nutrition /articlepage.aspx?cp-docum entid=100236887>1=31036 ... Read more
So this weekend, I went away to a scrapbooking retreat. It was SO MUCH fun - but so tiring!
I was in shock when I stepped on the scale this morning - down a pound!
We were on the go from like 7 am (Saturday and Sunday) to ... Read more
So I did have some diet coke this weekend. Saturday, I had like one 12 oz can and yesterday, I had a 16oz fountain and maybe half a 12 oz can. Not bad considering that on the weekends, I usually JUST drink diet coke.
I realize that... Read more