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Groundhog day

Tuesday, February 10, 2015      1 comments

Yo-yo dieting. Repeating the things that don't work, but are comfortable. No focus, no purpose. When I retired, the slate was wiped clean. Now I have to figure out what I want to do with the rest of my life! Work was my life. Now I get a s... Read more

Hooray for Fall!

Tuesday, September 02, 2014      4 comments

I basically hate summer, its too hot! Fall is my favorite season and now that Labor Day is done I am so ready for Fall! Still things to clean up in the garden and hopefully a dozen or more quarts of tomatoes to can, but I look forward to clea... Read more

Feeling naked and vulnerable.........

Saturday, July 05, 2014      3 comments

In May I wrote about commitment, ready to lose weight, yada-yada-yada. I continued to yo-yo the same 10 pounds. In May i was playing with the Leptin supplement pills, not really cutting out carbs or alcohol. I lost some, gained some. The Jun... Read more


Tuesday, May 20, 2014      1 comments

Finally, I feel I can commit again to getting the weight off. Finally, I want to get the weight off. I want my blood pressure down to normal, I want to hike in the mountains, I want to be able to walk in charity walks again, I want to live aga... Read more


Monday, April 21, 2014      2 comments

spent the day doing paperwork associated with retirement, new bank accounts, prescriptions, still have paper strewn all over the place! not good, it causes stress but a necessary demon until I get everything set up in the new apartment. Got my... Read more


Thursday, April 17, 2014      1 comments

This is only 370 calories? I can't believe the breakfast I just made is so low in calories and high in flavor and protein! I used 1 teaspoon of EVOO, a cup of mushrooms, a cup of zucchini, a half cup Jimmy Dean Turkey sausage crumbles, 2 eggsl... Read more

Leptin--borrowed from another's post

Wednesday, April 16, 2014      2 comments

thanks for the info! "Leptin is a fat burning hormone, the master hormone according to Byron Richards, a Leptin expert. When you eat is just as important as what you eat according to Byron." The 5 rules are: 1) Never eat after dinne... Read more


Monday, April 14, 2014      2 comments

I joined the Y on Sunday and had a session with a trainer today. After 3 months of not exercising, it was a bit much, even doing so little! but the whirlpool was terrific! Per my new WW scales, I've lost the 10 pounds that I put on before I... Read more

A New Year poem.............

Wednesday, January 01, 2014      0 comments

Another year has passed And we're all a little older. Last summer felt hotter And winter seems much colder. There was a time not long ago When life was quite a blast. Now I fully understand About 'Living in the Past' We used t... Read more

every one is a critic!

Saturday, December 28, 2013      0 comments

or can't eat some thing...........
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Planning on finishing this year strong.........

Sunday, December 01, 2013      1 comments

At 63 it has been a year of discovery, why am I so tired all the time? Will I be healthy when I retire? Been to almost every kind of doctor there is this year, been poked, prodded, stuck, had blood sucked out and tested, had x-rays, CT scan, s... Read more

We could all use these words of encouragement now and then...

Sunday, October 13, 2013      1 comments

Asked by a Spark friend to copy and paste ..... We could all use these words of encouragement now and then. Everyone will go through some hard times at some point. Life isn't easy. Just something to think about... did you know the... Read more


Sunday, July 28, 2013      3 comments

According to Chris Powell who works with the morbidly obese, our bodies burn an average of 12 calories per pound of our weight. Anything below that would bring weight loss. A couple of days ago I weighed 264, so X 12 = 3168. It was a cook out... Read more


Saturday, May 11, 2013      0 comments

Since the last time I logged in here, I lost 20 pounds, won 2nd place in the biggest loser at work and then have been stalled at 274 for a month. My fault, lost my focus trying to focus: on low salt, 300 calorie meals 5-6X a day, exercise, wor... Read more

it is now!

Friday, March 08, 2013      0 comments

Having a body monitor really gives me motivation! I knew I was waking up tired every day, but from the time I spent in bed I figured I was getting 9+ hours of sleep. Nope. not even close, the best I've done is about 7-1/2. I joined Gold's G... Read more

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