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Reading to stay motivated and on track.
Friday, May 04, 2012      0 comments

Have you ever sat back and said to yourself, "Why do I even try to lose weight? All I do is lose then gain, lose then gain. I might as well just get use to the fact that I am always going to be fat!" That is where I was 4 months ago but I ha... Read more
Being thankful
Thursday, May 03, 2012      1 comments

There are many ways you can destress but what works best for me are my many animals. We have 4 dogs, 6 horses and a cat that change my mood from being stressed out to calm and relaxing. Playing ball with my little dog, Buster, or having my hor... Read more
Rush, Rush, Rush
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      2 comments

From the time I get up in the morning until I go to bed at night it seems like I am always rushing to go somewhere or get something done. This increases my level of stress and I am trying to watch what I eat during these times and why I am eati... Read more
Starting again
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      1 comments

Here it is the month of May 2012 and I have not even see my goal weight yet but I am not giving up. This month I will stay on track and make the right choices in foods and portions. Exercising has become my new daily goal and not to let anythi... Read more
Every little bit counts
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      3 comments

Just wanted to drop in to share a little something with you about being disheartened when you weigh in and don't lose the amount of weight you were hoping for. The past 3 weigh ins for me have gone like this: 1st wk 0.8; second wk 0.8 and thi... Read more
Bored with Food
Thursday, August 25, 2011      2 comments

Lately, I have found that I am not interested in food. I don't know why because generally I love food. My appetite has dropped down alot since last week. Maybe I am coming down with a cold or something. Who knows? I usually eat strawberrie... Read more
So much to do. So little energy to do it.
Friday, August 19, 2011      1 comments

Finally, it is Friday and the weekend is just around the corner. Going to be very busy getting a stall ready for our new miniature mare, Priscilla. She is 19 years old and due to have a foal next year. It will be the first foal born on our fa... Read more
Here I go again!
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      3 comments

Why is it so hard to stay on a diet and lose weight? It shouldn't really be that difficult. Right? I just have to portion my food and make the right choices. Exercise each day and drink my water. Now doesn't that sound so easy? I work so har... Read more
Trying to get back on track again
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      3 comments

I am so frustrated with my weight now because it seems that I am staying within a 3 pound area. I lose part of the 3 pounds then the next week I gain the same weight back. This is not easy!! There are many weigh reducing drugs, surgeries etc ... Read more
Seeing a difference
Saturday, September 04, 2010      3 comments

Well, here I am again getting back on track not that I have been that far off but need to get back in the exercising and tracking mode. I never realized how much tracking what I eat made a difference in my weight loss. Eating just for the sake... Read more
Pizza Hut
Friday, April 09, 2010      2 comments

My husband and I had alot of running around to get done last night before we headed home to tend to our animals so we thought we would stop in at Pizza Hut and grab a bite to eat first. I did well with my selection of the salad bar as a meal an... Read more
Seven Saboteurs #7 "I'll Start First Thing Tomorrow"
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      1 comments

Since you are going to "start first thing tomorrow" that means you can indulge one last time, right? Wrong!! You must remember that this day shall never come again. Think of this statement the next time you think or say "start tomorrow!" If ... Read more
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

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