Day 9 of vacation and....
I am hanging in there! There have been 9 days of traveling, not being in control of the food (with friends and others cooking), rain, snow, wind, sun, heat, quad rides, mountains, desert and dessert! I am doing pretty well. I just make the best ... Read more
Just in case you might have been wondering....
you may have wondered how I am doing while on vacation here in Utah. Well, every day we go quad riding, I am doing the best I can with my food and have tried to keep it in the parameters and am doing fairly well with that. But the biggest thing ... Read more
First day of actual vacation
We are up here at the cabin in Beautiful Utah! MY goal was to walk around the cabin area so I tracked it last night, thinking it would be well over 2 miles. It is actually about 1.25 miles, which is close to what I walk at home. There is some in... Read more
Vacation starts NOW!
Well my peeps, I am outta here. Going to the mountains in Utah, near flaming gorge. I will walk, ride quads, fish, eat healthy (but probably drink more than I would at home). We are going for about 10 days and I am just going to enjoy it and mak... Read more
To my Grandkids
I am so happy we got to spend the day together today! It is so much fun for me to watch you grow up and be able to have fun times together. I waited for you for a long time and it is even better than I thought to be your Grandma.
There was ... Read more
You are amazing!
I cannot believe how strong you have been! Look how hard you have been working and the success you have had because of it. I am so proud of how you decided to change your life, how you have followed your plan, made your goals, have made so much ... Read more
A new song
Today, I hit the one of my weight loss goals and I am DOWN 30 LBS! This is the song going through my head right now. (to the tune of Eastbound and Down from Smoky and the Bandit):
30 pounds I'm down, Man, I'm really smokin'
I'm gonna do w... Read more
So what did you make today? Did you make a...
I think I did about 4 or 5 of those:
Made some good choices, made a few friends here on SP, a few people said I have made a... Read more
Today I decided on a new goal. I am going to my friends cabin in Utah in a few weeks. It is GORGEOUS there and I love it and when I am there, I usually am pretty low energy due to the altitude and plain old being fat but this time, this time, wi... Read more
Its a bit of a love fest
and I really like it! Thanks to everyone who reads my blogs and posts comments. You are really a wonderful bunch of people and I think I made like 5 friends just this evening.I am learning so much and being motivated by many.
I want to off... Read more
Progress, not Perfection!
That is my mantra. Progress, not perfection.
I went camping this weekend with family who are big time snackers!I had no idea how I would honestly react to the situations I was in. I always say that I want to fit but you know what? I really... Read more
My numbers dont lie
I went and had a whole blood workup. Compared to November of last year till now:
My cholesterol has dropped from 208 to 181
My blood sugar A1C levels have gone from 6 to 5.8
My LDL has gone from 132 to 107
Now what is wierd is my tryglic... Read more
Pants on the ground, pants on the ground!
This is the song that goes through my mind nowadays. Every time I put a pair of my jeans on, I have to roll the bottoms up about 2 ", the crotch hangs down about 6" from where it should be and I walk around pulling them up so my butt crack isn't... Read more
I gave myself permission
This weekend, we had a big baseball/bbq day with my family and my daughters boyfriends family. I had planned on burgers and hot dogs and everyone else would be bringing sides. I knew my sister (who is on this journey with me) would be bringing f... Read more
This is the first time
Today was the first time I hit my excercise goal for a week. I have been on SP for about 7 weeks, have lost 21 pounds and am starting to get my excercise life together as well. My weight loss has slowed, as I expected it would so now, we begin t... Read more
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