Thanks for the support Carol, Nola and Barb! I'm back in gear in time for a busy weekend. Gym and some shopping today, Spring quarterly all day meeting tomorrow, then back to the gym Sunday. Only 15 days until I fly to Atlanta to see family a... Read more
Meltdown last night
I was angry with myself last night for not having budgeted the money to be able to attend a function that I needed to attend and ate and drank everything in sight or in the closet.
Cr**! Read more
2 weeks of good on the South Beach diet, then 2 weeks of slipping. Didn't feel good at all. This is where I've given up in the past and it is time to put the past behind me.
I'm ditching the word diet and going to add "balanced", "healthy", ... Read more
Why I will lose weight
I finally found my inspiration to get the weight off on 3/20/2015 after struggling for 15 years after my husband died.
My DIL and I took the light rail down to the Pepsi Center in Denver to see Garth Brooks. The train stopped maybe 1400 feet f... Read more
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!
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.........
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
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
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
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
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
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.............
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!
or can't eat some thing...........
me, I love broccoli! Read more
Planning on finishing this year strong.........
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
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