My last goal was to give up coca-cola, but that didn't work out so well for me. I'm still working on it. BUT, I did make some other changes that were really good.
I've been reading "This is your do-over: the 7 secrets to losing weight, ... Read more
Day one - okay
If you look at my last blog, you'll see that I'm trying to give up soda. The first day is over with and was good. I had LOTS of cravings and my mind tried to convince me that I really wanted some soda, but I didn't give in. I'm proud of mysel... Read more
All my doctor's test came back with good news. Except that I have high cholesterol. It's not so high that they are putting me on medication, so that is good. I do have a high chol/hdl ratio. It's 7 and it should be below a 5. A 7 for a woma... Read more
I haven't heard from the weight-loss doctor yet, but I'll keep you posted.
I had a GREAT 4th, hanging out with family at the lake. Yesterday, I was still trying to recover from my weekend. I was so sleepy at work and I thought, I have t... Read more
going in the right direction
Yesterday, I went in for my annual check-up and pap. I say annual, but the last time I visited the doctor was three years ago. The good news is that they don't require a pap every year anymore, but now just every three years. Nonetheless, I h... Read more
Just got back from a 2 night / 3 day trip to Shipshewana with a wonderful group of women. We ate a LOT but we WALKED a LOT!!!!! We also swam. It was glorious. Recharging battery with a group of women is the best thing in the world. Bought l... Read more
Why am I killing myself with food? What is it that I'm missing in my life? I have a wonderful life. Everything that I ever dreamed of. Where is the void coming from and why am I using food and sleep to fill it instead of the love of the peop... Read more
walked 5K today!
We had our annual picnic at work today and I signed up to walk the 5K. It was a beautiful walk. I work at Purdue and the walk took me all over the campus.
I've decided that mornings will be a nice time to get up and go for a walk, once ... Read more
I wish (not really, but sort of) that food wasn't a requirement to live. When you have an addiction to other things, alcohol, drugs, smoking, etc...you don't go near the object of your addiction. But food...how do you get around it?
I've ... Read more
The things I did right today!
I parked further away and used the stairs.
I ate a really healthy breakfast that sustained me till lunch time.
I tracked all of my food.
I did not eat lunch in front of the tv. In fact, I didn't turn the tv on at all after work!
I was a... Read more
I know what to do!
I'm just not doing it! Who am I actually trying to lose weight for? Is it me? Because I feel comfortable. Not great. Just comfortable. I would like to wear more stylish clothes. I would like to enjoy pictures that are taken. I would like... Read more
Keep on keeping on!
So, if you look at my public food tracker, you might be horrified by what you see. LOL. But, I AM keeping track of my food and that's a BIG improvement over what I used to do. Plus, I lost 3 pounds in the last few days. I've lost this becaus... Read more
New day is gonna shine...
I went over on my calories by 400 last night, but I'm not going to get too freaked about it. I made some good choices yesterday. I had more water than normal and some of my carbs came from corn and black beans. Still carbs, but a healthier ve... Read more
I haven't been on here for awhile. I thought I could lose weight by just exercising regularly, but that didn't turn out to be true. I need to add the food portion also. I kept up with my running all winter. I ran 53 miles in January, Februar... Read more
I ran 2 miles today and I only stopped at the cross walk while cars were going by. I ran 2 miles without the need to stop!!!! I feel like my feet have wings tonight.
I got a free app for my phone - Nike+running app. It documented my ru... Read more
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