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Celebrating Success!
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      0 comments

Looking forward to weigh-in day! What a concept. Making progress with another 3 lb loss for a total of 36 pounds gone! Great week of exercising at the spa. Winter indoor workouts on treadmill. Increasing my speed (3.3 mph and 18:10 minute p... Read more
Thrilled to be living life and losing weight!
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      2 comments

Recovered from my "complacency plateau" at 25 lb loss. Exercising and on the medifast plan got me back on track! Just weighed in after enjoying the Thanksgiving week with multiple special meals and different schedules! I watched portions a bi... Read more
The next 25!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      0 comments

So....complacency had struck at the 25 lb mark..... I recognized the feeling. "I've got this...so it's ok if I go off program a bit today, and then again the next day, and the next....just a little bit won't hurt." This is how my failures bega... Read more
Complacency strikes!
Wednesday, November 02, 2016      4 comments

So....25 lb loss in 5 weeks with medifast, people starting to notice weight loss, feeling happy and cautiously optimistic... Then the old "i've got this" feeling led to a false confidence and complacency strikes. Three days in a row of off prog... Read more
Short Term Goal Achieved
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      4 comments

Week 5 and I lost 3 lbs for a total of 25 lbs! 25 lbs was a short term goal. Managing food and events well. Enjoyed a college ballgame and neighborhood oyster roast! Exercise is becoming easier. Feeling good. Scheduling a Soul of the Rose (... Read more
This is getting real!
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      3 comments

This is getting real! Fourth week weigh in....wait for it......22 pounds lost! Had a great week of hiking on the Cone Estate in the beautiful mountains of NC. The fall colors are fabulous and it is wonderful to be outside! I order the Medifas... Read more
Cautiously Optimistic!
Friday, October 14, 2016      2 comments

Is this finally the plan that works for me or that I will work? Three weeks into the Medifast plan. I have lost 18lbs and am doing well on the program. The 4 - 2 plan keeps me from being hungry. I have managed eating out with friends and special... Read more
Dramatic Approach
Thursday, September 22, 2016      1 comments

Well...the focus on me kind of worked....but to easy to go off of tracking in social situations. Had been looking at Optifast program at local medical clinic. I had a friend who had a lot success with this....lost over 100 lbs and has kept it ... Read more
Why is this so hard?
Friday, August 12, 2016      1 comments

I look at my previous blogs...all written at a "start"....all written with good intentions.... now after yo-yoing to my highest weight and being disgusted with my appearance... I don't want to pay thousands of dollars, I don't want to add anothe... Read more
A good week!
Monday, February 15, 2016      1 comments

So...week 1 finished. My questions.. (Am I hungry? how about a glass of water or hot tea? Is it healthy? Is it worth $2400?) seemed to hold me in good stead for the most part.... One night eating episode. Made good choices in several events.... Read more
Deja vu all over again.
Monday, February 08, 2016      3 comments

So, another start. Talked with a dear friend last night who had lost 107 lbs with a well established Weight Maintenance Clinic. Two months liquid diet start up, then adding food gradually, meeting with nutritionists, psychologists, trainers, e... Read more
Back On Track
Monday, January 04, 2016      2 comments

Back on track for 2016. Went a little crazy over the holidays...weighed in this morning and I was up 6 lbs. I bet some of that is water weight. Excited about the new year. 2015 was one of the busiest years I have ever had. I am retired, but... Read more
Week 1 Review
Monday, December 07, 2015      1 comments

Happy for a successful first week! Lost 9.8 pounds. Tracked everyday, balanced eating, no nighttime mindless eating, and......wait for it.....put the salt shaker off of the table. I realize that a lot of that is water weight....but that's good... Read more
Week 1
Friday, December 04, 2015      5 comments

I began tracking on Monday....focused on on food choices, portion sizes, and moved the salt shaker off of the table. Woke up today (Friday) feeling different....in control! A petite milestone!... Read more

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