Since I gained 15 lbs of my 2011 60-pound-loss back in 2014, I've been working to try to get it off again. While it's manageable. So I don't become obese again.
2016 Monthly weights:
12/31: 134.6 lbs . . . 01/28: 132.6 lbs . . . 02/25:... Read more
In February, I posted a blog entry regarding maintaining weight versus losing weight. I wondered what category I was in. I didn't really answer my own question. I appreciated the comment about maintenance really being about choosing a weight ... Read more
Our daughter's oldest friend (we have pictures of them playing together as babies; they attended each and every birthday party and sleepover together, etc) died in Oklahoma in a sky-diving accident. She went missing yesterday; her body was foun... Read more
Do I consider myself someone who is maintaining my weight? Or, losing weight.
Well -- maybe both. It's true that I wish to "lose" about 14 lbs, but, actually, I consider that to be a part of "maintaining".
I sometimes wonder if I sho... Read more
I haven't blogged for a long time. Maybe it's time for some updates.
My MS has been more stable, mostly, since first switching meds in 2008, and, finally figuring out how it worked differently in me, in 2010. Then I lost that 60 pounds in... Read more
... about planning for maintenance while you are still losing weight,
EXCELLENT article about weight loss and weight maintenance!
* www.refusetoregain.com/2 012/11/planning-for-mainte nance-what-to-do-while-you re-losin... Read more
"If someone prays for patience, you think God gives them patience? Or does he give them the opportunity to be patient?
If he prayed for courage, does God give him courage, or does he give him opportunities to be courageous?
If someone pray... Read more
I have an 88-year-old aunt (who was really our family's matriarch, and like a grandma to most of us), who seems to be in her last days.
I will consider attending her funeral in Canada. However, there are a few complications:
* possibl... Read more
I may have posted this before, but, I believe that "change it up" is such an important strategy (both to "bust" plateaus, and, even to help avoid them), that I wanted to post it again.
It's all about change.
When I experienced my first... Read more
Todays' conversation with an older lady at church:
"You look more and more like a teen-ager every day. You look so young since you lost the weight."
I didn't tell her that I turned 51 yesterday.
I also didn't tell her that I had p... Read more
Some of you have asked about my “diet” – my personal weight loss plan. First of all, I want to say that I believe everyone should “tweak” and “personalize” whatever plan you use (whether it’s Weight Watchers, mine, or anyone else’s) to “fit”... Read more
I already do some calorie-cycling, and, it seems that some of the concepts of this diet "fit" with some of the dieting strategies that I've been successful with.
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My husband and I got back from a mini-trip to Kansas City (about a 3-hour drive).
We drove up Sunday afternoon and spent the evening and night at a motel. (We always priceline.com our KC motels, and get nice ones, for a good price.) We laz... Read more