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Quiet Night after a Busy Month
Thursday, February 28, 2013      5 comments

This month is about over and it was a good one for our family. Lots of great family gatherings. I faltered quite a bit with binges happening quite a bit, with all the stress the good times brought, but I'm only a few pounds up and will be able t... Read more
New Snack Idea!
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      17 comments

I just tried a new tasty snack that I am hoping will hold me over for a good while. I seem to be hungry all the time even with fiber and protein in abundance in my diet. I'm trying to eat only when hungry and stop when satisfied. As well as coun... Read more
Hubby's Wisdom and My Birthday Treat
Saturday, February 16, 2013      12 comments

My hubby had words of wisdom for me today. We were eating out for lunch and I was explaining something I had figured out as a trigger for my emotional eating. I told him that last night when we had the grandchildren over, he was very atten... Read more
Cupcakes Almost Did Me In
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      10 comments

The potential to binge lately has been very persistent. But I have dealt with it for 6 days successfully! Yesterday I needed to go to Walmart for groceries. I went a little hungry...bad move as we all know. But on my way into the store I di... Read more
Heavy Topic, be Warned.
Friday, February 08, 2013      14 comments

I'm learning about how to become Binge Free from lots of folks on the Living Binge Free Team! Thanks everyone! Right now I am taking the 21 day challenge to stay Binge Free. I've learned that I am stuck in a habit of self medicating myself ... Read more
Dad's Doing Well!
Thursday, February 07, 2013      12 comments

Dad is doing great! He's home from the hospital and is on a med that will regulate his heart rhythm. After a week he'll see the cardiologist again to be sure it's working well for him. At this time he probably won't need the ablation, unless the... Read more
Dad's in the hospital, I'm sad.
Monday, February 04, 2013      13 comments

My dad, who has never had a heart problem before is now in the hospital. His BP had gone way low and he was really dizzy. They took him in and they found atrial flutter, and he's at risk for a stroke. I didn't find out about it until he had been... Read more
Renewed Efforts for February
Sunday, February 03, 2013      13 comments

Already blew my streak for February of keeping within calorie range. But every day is a new day and I cut myself off from all food after 5 last night, and have eaten well today, so far, with a plan to treat my body with kindness and feed it what... Read more
Good news!
Thursday, January 31, 2013      13 comments

My mammogram and ultrasound revealed that I only have dense breasts. Quite a relief that there was no sign of any cyst or tumor! The radiologist said that my previous mammos revealed dense tissue, but I was never informed about this, otherwise I... Read more
I have a couple of questions of a female nature.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      7 comments

Update: One binge in 22 days. I feel good about that. Tomorrow is my diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound. My gyn found a lump on January 8 and I'm finally getting the test done. I was supposed to have it last Friday, but we had an ice sto... Read more
Compound Victories over Binge Food
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      7 comments

I have a great streak going here! I have not had a binge in 15 days. I had been having them every 5 days always going 800 or more calories over my top number in my range. This was really getting to me. I had a period before that I did well ... Read more
I'll Persevere at Least Make Some Effort!
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      6 comments

First I want to apologize to everyone who I didn't thank for the congrats on my one year of maintenance. I was overwhelmed with the marvelous show of support. You are the really friends, in my book. I'll take some time when I feel better to get ... Read more
Reached One Year of Maintenance Without Even Realizing It!
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      13 comments

The At Goal and Maintaining Team was so kind as to remember and recognize my FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF MAINTENANCE of my goal weight that I reached January 8 of 2012. I had recorded it somewhere (my SparkPage) and totally forgot about it. I actually ... Read more
Time to Regroup, But It's only January 6th!
Sunday, January 06, 2013      5 comments

I'm lax on exercise, I've had a major binge. Not a great way to start the New Year! But over the last 48 hours I've corrected the eating part. I'm on my second day of staying at the low end of calorie range. I did lose .5 pound last week, ... Read more
It's a Healthy New Year Ahead
Thursday, December 27, 2012      6 comments

I've decided to have one physical health related goal for the year. The thing I consistently have trouble being consistent with is having two sessions a week of ST. I manage to get one for sure. I plan to work on getting a second one each week, ... Read more

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