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A Healthy Fresh Start
Monday, January 07, 2013      1 comments

Made great progress in 2011 - losing almost 70 pounds and making some lasting food changes. During 2012, I slipped on the exercise and have gained back 23 pounds. This cannot here I am. Refocus. What is important. Health. Me. W... Read more
Still making progress!
Thursday, March 03, 2011      0 comments

One day at a time, one choice at a time. I am eating according to my plan, exercising regularly except for the three day hold I am on medically. In the middle of making such great progress, my atrial fibrillation has decided to act up and I've... Read more
I am making progress!
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      1 comments

Our weight loss convey met tonight. I had a big "I DID IT!" this week - lasted 30 minutes of aerobic exercise without a break! Just did another 30 minutes tonight. I also lost 2.8 pounds this week. Not sure how the rest of the group did, the... Read more
A Line in the Sand
Friday, February 11, 2011      1 comments

I've drawn a line in the sand. That's it. My health is worth it. This is a visual image I want to recall every time I'm faced with a temptation that doesn't fit my goals. On one side of the line is me and my health. On the other side are al... Read more
Week 3 Work Convoy
Thursday, February 10, 2011      0 comments

Our convoy lost 56 pounds this week. The focus this week was on the new dietary guidelines that were issued the end of January. The guidelines reduce the amount of sodium from 2300 to 1500 for those over 51. That's me. So...I made one of my ... Read more
30+ Aerobic minutes was my goal for today - done!!
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      1 comments

OK, so it was 31 minutes but I did it. All at once, without taking a rest. I wasn't winning any speed races but I did it. 15 minutes on the elliptical, then hop on the treadmill for 16. Yahoooo!! I'll take it. I don't remember the last tim... Read more
Work Convoy
Thursday, February 03, 2011      0 comments

We had our second meeting on Tuesday. The group lost another 68 pounds. That is 158 so far. Maybe we should start to name these "people" we are losing? We are getting good information, being accountable, and getting support. This is a lifes... Read more
Excellent Week!
Saturday, January 29, 2011      3 comments

This has been an excellent week. Energy levels up, eating right, getting a bit more exercise, losing weight. It's all good!!... Read more
Making progress
Thursday, January 27, 2011      0 comments

Yeah...down on the scale every day this week. I think I'll take all my measurements again today and log them in so I have something to watch for progress instead of only the scale. I have been wearing my tennis shoes to work every day so that ... Read more
It's going to be a great day!
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      0 comments

Still hyped up about our group losing 90 pounds the first week. I know it's the beginning, and hope that we'll all stick with our commitments and really make a change for ourselves this year.... Read more
We are making progress!
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      0 comments

First week of the work weight loss group (40 people) - we lost 90 pounds! That is a small person. Great start. We are committed to this program for one year, meeting weekly. I lost almost 3 pounds. Nothing drastic - watching what I eat, get... Read more
Great weekend
Monday, January 24, 2011      0 comments

Had a great weekend, stayed on plan and got some exercise. Looking forward to a great week - eating healthy, getting some exercise, and regular sleep.... Read more
Joining a "convoy"
Thursday, January 20, 2011      1 comments

My work has started a new weight loss program involving a year long commitment to a "convoy." The group is limited to 40 people, who meet once a week. Each week, the group discusses/learns about healthy habits. We are responsible to be involv... Read more
Daily commitments
Thursday, January 06, 2011      0 comments

Ate and logged a healthy breakfast, did one set of the quickfire challenge, writing down my commitment to make healthy choices today. For me!... Read more

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