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What my weight loss would look like
Thursday, July 20, 2017      4 comments

I don't have a picture on this computer but my weight loss from my highest of 185 would look like 2 20lb bags of potatoes and 1 10 lb bag of potatoes and 2 large potatoes. 57 lbs in all.... Read more
Plateau Busting program thoughts
Thursday, July 13, 2017      2 comments

Dissapointment. I really had hoped I would bust my plateau. Instead I gained 4 lbs. My fitness level has increased from my consistency in exercise. I have been more conscious of eating at home instead of grabbing something at a restaurant. I... Read more
Beginning today
Friday, July 07, 2017      1 comments

Many times I have gotten upset with people and things they've said or done but today by God's grace I am going to forgive others as he has forgiven me with his Spirit.... Read more
My exercise program
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      4 comments

I have been lifting weights three days a week and cardio 6-7 days a week. Every month I increase the amount of weights I am doing so starting July 1 I will increase the weights in some of my exercises and some repetitions in ones that are still ... Read more
weigh in time
Thursday, June 22, 2017      4 comments

I weigh in every Wednesday morning because I am in a challenge group that posts our weights on Wed. morning. This week I lost and am happy about that. Hoping it will stay off!... Read more
Changing up my exercise
Monday, June 19, 2017      1 comments

One of the ways I have been changing my exercise is to try to do my weight repetitions as quickly as possible with a short amount of time in between. It saves me time and gets my heart rate going. While I am working if I have to walk from one ... Read more
My plan to break my plateau
Saturday, June 17, 2017      4 comments

I have been stuck at this weight for too long. Keeping within my calorie ranges has helped me maintain but I still need to lose weight!!!! I am going to eat a lower amount of carbs, higher protein, good fats, and stick to the lower end of my ... Read more
This plateau has lasted too long.
Sunday, June 11, 2017      3 comments

I have been at the same weight for about 2 years. I go up a pound, down a pound. If I eat something salty I may be up 5 pounds. What I have been doing to try and break it. I have increased going to the gym on a more regular basis and have inc... Read more
What motivates me to eat healthy and exercise?
Sunday, June 11, 2017      0 comments

My motivations to eat healthy and exercise are not very exciting and perhaps not motivating enough. First of all our family has a history of diabetes 2. My brother died last fall as a result of diabetes, a second cousin was on dialysis for seve... Read more
My weight loss journey
Tuesday, June 06, 2017      1 comments

I have been trying to lose weight, since I was 13. In high school I would go up and down 20 lbs but never really succeeded. The summer I turned 18 I was born again and actually went down the 20 lbs and was very determined not to put on the fresh... Read more
I am grateful
Thursday, June 01, 2017      2 comments

I am grateful for modern medicine because they are able to discover so much of what is going on. My dh has had 3 labs for an enzyme that comes during a heat attack. At 6 he intervals and a stress test for his arteries/heart. Waiting for test res... Read more
The last time I had a big slip up and my thinking
Sunday, May 28, 2017      6 comments

The last time I had a slip up was last week unfortunately. I bought a pint of ice cream that was on sale for $3. during their "Happy Hour" . I knew it was close to 900 calories but got it anyway. I was very disappointed in myself. That was in th... Read more
How I know and will know that I am healthier and fitter
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      2 comments

Some ways I know I am healthier now: my triglycerides are down, walking in a store or to the park is pretty easy, I rode the exercise bike for 20 minutes and it seemed short. I am not as exhausted as I use to be, I sleep better (most of the time... Read more
A good workout
Monday, May 22, 2017      2 comments

I know I have had a good workout when I feel it the next day.... Read more
What will life be like 10 years from now?
Saturday, May 20, 2017      1 comments

This was a pretty tough visualization because 10 years from now I will be 73! By God's grace I hope to have the good health of my Grandma, my Mom, and my Aunt. But we know there are no guarantees..... So I will do my part to keep moving and eati... Read more

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