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Week 24 of 52
Wednesday, December 09, 2009      2 comments

Ok, I still have a very, very long way to go and I have lost a little over 8 pounds. Time to step it up - - can I really lose 30 pounds in 31 weeks? Not sure but I'm going to really try! Starting weight: 194.4 Week 1 - 192.2 Week 2... Read more
Week 21 of 52
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      0 comments

Doing well, still on track and loss 1.4 pounds this week. I am finding myself hungry so I need to find some fiber rich foods that will help to keep me full longer. Also, water helps with the cravings. Starting weight: 194.4 Week 1 - 1... Read more
Week 20 of 52
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      0 comments

Ok, so it's been 12 weeks since I've blogged and yes, I've been in denial. I've been avoiding writing my thoughts because I have not been successful in my personal journey. So - I finally decided to do something about it - I joined weight watc... Read more
Week 8 of 52
Saturday, August 22, 2009      3 comments

Wow, it's been 4 weeks since I've updated my blog and I gained! That's what happens when you stop being accountable for yourself. Ok, I can recover. This last week I've been on vacation and have not tracked my food - actually, I haven't tracke... Read more
Week 4 of 52
Saturday, July 25, 2009      0 comments

Small loss this week - little less than a pound, but hey, again, I'll take it. I didn't make the best food choices earilier this week (business functions, social functions, family functions). I was afraid I was going to post a gain, but at the... Read more
End of week 3 of 52
Friday, July 17, 2009      1 comments

Small loss this week, but hey I'll take it. Still very motivated and putting in to play some of the lessons I learned from Master Your Metabolism. I feel good about my journey and proud of the choices I've been making with regard to food and e... Read more
What I learned from 'Master your Metabolism' by Jillian Michaels
Sunday, July 12, 2009      2 comments

I just read Master your Metabolism by Jillian Michaels. here's what I learned: 1 - Clean your kitchen - stop eating processed food and whenever possible by organic. Remove foods with Hydrogenated fats, refined grains, high fructose corn sy... Read more
End of week 2 of 52
Friday, July 10, 2009      1 comments

Weigh in today is 190.8. I am reading Jillian Michaels - Master your Metabolism and learning about firing up my metabolism. I'll post my learnings in a blog. Hoping to leave the 190's by next week. Starting weight: 194.4 Week 1 - 192.... Read more
End of week 1 of 52
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      2 comments

I completed week 1 of my 52 weeks - 52 pound challenge! I am so thrilled to see I am down 2.4 pounds. My motivation is still high and I did very well with tracking my food, staying within my ranges, and exercising. I know I still have a very ... Read more
How cruel
Saturday, June 27, 2009      5 comments

My husband said the cruelest thing to me today - he was looking at the weekly grocery flier and mentioned that donuts were buy one get one free. I told him he didn't need to buy donuts - he's diabetic (and I don't like them). He told me he didn'... Read more
Day one - Personal Challenge
Wednesday, June 24, 2009      3 comments

Ok - my personal challenge begins today! I weighed in at 194.6 - up from last week (already!). However, my long weekend of bad eating is over - as my friend Tammy just said, what's in the past is in the past. Moving forward and ready. My pla... Read more
Here I go again
Monday, June 22, 2009      4 comments

Ok, I know I've tried this several times, but here I go again. My goal is to lose 50 pounds in one year - which I know is not only realistic but obtainable if I really try. I need to - my health depends on it. I have gained in loss so many ti... Read more
2009 - Here's a toast to the best
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      3 comments

Wow, another year gone. How does time manage to go by so fast. So, what will I do different? Not quite sure - I believe 2009 is going to be another year full of lots of changes and surprises. My goal - - - not to stress. To be cool like a c... Read more
Friday, October 24, 2008      0 comments

I'm sitting here at the hospital with my husband - he is having an angiogram. Quite a scary procedure, lots of ideas going through my head, what if he needs a bypass . . . what if he has a heart condition. He abused his body for several years ... Read more

Tuesday, September 16, 2008      0 comments

I'm down 2.2 pounds today - but better yet it's the 4th straight week I have been able to stay below 180 which was something I have not been able to do in over 2 years! Woo-Hoo, it's great to see my hard work paying off! I hope I can finally say... Read more

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