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Self Sabotage

Monday, December 05, 2011      9 comments

I am going to maintain my remarkable weight loss. I am an extraordinary woman who lost over 150 pounds at the age of 63. I have allowed the reading I do to make me think regaining the weight is inevitable. I am done with that kind of thinking... Read more

Re: Goal 3

Tuesday, November 29, 2011      1 comments

3. Fight the urge to overeat late at night. AND WIN!... Read more

Three Goals

Tuesday, November 29, 2011      2 comments

1. Eat within my calorie range. 2. Eat frequent small meals. 3. Fight the urge to overeat late at night.... Read more

Breaking Through Erroneous Beliefs

Tuesday, November 29, 2011      2 comments

At my lowest weight I had lost 158 pounds. At my last weigh in I had lost 142 pounds, which means I have gained 16 pounds. And I suspect my next weigh in will see a couple more pounds because I have been out of control with my eating. I... Read more

Down a Pound

Thursday, August 04, 2011      3 comments

I thought I had stayed the same during my vacation, even though I had eaten liberally. But at yesterday's weigh in I learned I am down a pound. So whoo hoo. In Amsterdam I waled everywhere. In London it was up and down the stairs with th... Read more

Post Vacation

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      1 comments

I returned from three weeks abroad, eating and drinking liberally, to find I had not lost the three pounds I had wanted to drop, but I had stayed the same. My new habits allow me to indulge, but to curb at the same time. And when I travel, I w... Read more

New Plan

Wednesday, April 20, 2011      2 comments

I am aiming for lower calories (1200) and extending the time I work out. I cannot raise the intensity of my workout because of a number of physical problems, but I can do more exercises and keep my cardio at 50 minutes. I am hoping to ge... Read more


Sunday, April 10, 2011      5 comments

I am staying on plan and gaining weight. I know this will work its way out, but it is a tough patch for now. I have eaten low on the calorie allowance, exercised six days (one was rather a half day), and focused on my goals. And I have ga... Read more

New Goals

Wednesday, April 06, 2011      1 comments

Started my new program today with a goal to lose one pound this week. I plan to attack that one by eating as I have been instructed to eat. I still have problems with nutritional proportions, but I am good at keeping the calories low, eating b... Read more

New Beginnings

Tuesday, April 05, 2011      2 comments

I have joined a new team at my gym, and tomorrow my physiologist is going to weigh and measure me and articulate new bi-weekly goals. I am eager eager eager to get started. I have been bobbing around in the same ten pound range for a year now,... Read more


Thursday, March 10, 2011      1 comments

Now is the time to get serious and get back 100 per cent on program. So, today I eat right and get to gym for a couple hours. And tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow.... Read more

Getting the Mojo Moving

Sunday, January 09, 2011      3 comments

Getting back on track after a holiday is a bit of an effort. Lots of false starts. Got it! Nope, fell off the wagon. Got it! Not yet! And so on. Today is a Got It day. Yesterday was a Got It day. I will work to make tomorrow the sam... Read more

Uneven Success

Thursday, November 04, 2010      1 comments

One would think one would be able to get fully back on program after taking a brief break and maintaining, but no. Not easy. I have followed my program to lose 160 pounds, and I took a couple months just to maintain. Now I want to get b... Read more

Just Doing It

Tuesday, November 02, 2010      1 comments

Aiming for consistency. And hitting the target.... Read more

New Class

Monday, November 01, 2010      0 comments

Going to a nutrition class more for the discipline than for the information. I am pumped to get this thing in motion.... Read more

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