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Functioning Friday.......

Friday, April 24, 2015      3 comments

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

Thursday, April 23, 2015      4 comments

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

Looking forward

Monday, April 20, 2015      4 comments

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

Friday, March 27, 2015      4 comments

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

Groundhog day

Tuesday, February 10, 2015      2 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

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