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A Healthy Fresh Start
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 last....so here I am. Refocus. What is important. Health. Me. W... Read more
Still making progress!
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!
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
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
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!!
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
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
This has been an excellent week. Energy levels up, eating right, getting a bit more exercise, losing weight. It's all good!!... Read more
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!
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!
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
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"
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
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