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Seven Saboteurs #6: Just a Bite
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      3 comments

Have you ever said to yourself, "I'll only have one bite" but it leads into two bites, three bites and goes on until you ate the whole thing? Sometimes just a bite is all we need to satisfy our craving. Here are a few ways you can have "just a... Read more
Seven Saboteurs #5 Entitlement
Monday, April 05, 2010      2 comments

This one can be very tricky because it catches you at your weakest moments. Have you ever said to yourself, "I'm tired. I worked hard all day so I deserve this (enter sugar, fat, and calorie-laden treat here)." "I've earned this treat, right?"... Read more
Seven Saboteurs #4 Devil vs Angel
Saturday, April 03, 2010      0 comments

Have you ever been in a situation where you have to make a decision to eat something that is not healthy for you or to just leave it alone? I have many times. It's like having a little devil on my right shoulder saying, "Yes, eat it. You've bl... Read more
Seven Saboteurs #3 Other People
Friday, April 02, 2010      1 comments

You are trying real hard to lose your weight and be healthier but then you run into people who say to you, "I liked the old you. You use to go out to eat with me all the time." The problem with that is that we weren't happy with the old us. Be... Read more
Seven Saboteurs #2 Eating Cues
Thursday, April 01, 2010      1 comments

How many times have we finished eating, went into the livingroom, turned on the TV and a food commercial will come on from an fast food place, a store etc. We watch it and what happens??? We feel like we need to eat again even though we just... Read more
Seven Saboteurs (#1)
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      2 comments

Have you ever felt that you are being pulled into a thousand different directions from work, your business, your family and things that pop up when you least expect them too? Everyday life is what that is called. You can't avoid it and turn in... Read more
Under the wagon
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      3 comments

I have fallen so far off the wagon on my weight loss journey that I am under it and run over. Last week, I did not exercise or track my food and the scale really showed it this week with a 2 pound gain. I belong to TOPS and want so bad to be ... Read more
Motivated today
Saturday, February 06, 2010      0 comments

I am feeling much better today and went to our TOPS Inspiration Workshop. The day was windy and cold and even the sun didn't warm it up. The trip took me over an hour but it was well worth it. Listening to the Top Ten Losers since the last wo... Read more
Feeling Blah
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      2 comments

I don't know if I am coming down with a cold or something but I can not get motivated these past few days. I weighed in last night at my TOPS chapter and had a loss of .75 pounds but I feel discouraged with that amount since I have had large lo... Read more
Choices and Temptations
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      1 comments

Temptations are all around us each day of our lives but it is up to us to decide what ones we give into. We are the ones holding the fork and making the decision of what goes into our bodies. When we were children, it was alot easier because m... Read more
Still on Track
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      3 comments

Weighed in last night and I have lost another 3 pounds towards my goal. I set 1/2 pound goals a week because I know that when I set a goal of 1 pound or more and I don't achieve it, I feel like giving up but 1/2 is more attainable. Staying foc... Read more
Motivated to Exercise
Monday, January 18, 2010      0 comments

I started doing a walking DVD a couple of weeks ago and now I find that I really enjoy the feeling of being able to bend over or get up from a chair without my body hurting. Just walking at a brisk pace in front of my TV really does make a diff... Read more
I can do this!!
Sunday, January 17, 2010      2 comments

On January 4, 2010, I rejoined TOPS and have lost 5.25 pounds in one week. I finally realized that I had to track my food and follow an exercise program to lose this weight. I feel much better, am sleeping better and have more energy but I kno... Read more
Will it ever end?
Saturday, August 08, 2009      0 comments

Well, here I am again. Starting over for the umpteenth time. Just can't seem to stay motivated long enough to see a difference in my measurements. I really don't pay too much attention to the scale because if I have a gain, I get frustrated a... Read more
I did good!!
Thursday, June 18, 2009      2 comments

I did really good yesterday with my eating. Stayed within all my daily goals but I need to work more on my exercising. I have Tennis Elbow and Golfers Elbow in my left arm and I don't even play either. Go figure!! Therapist said to not use i... Read more

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