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While I was walking today, I got to thinking about habits, good and bad. So as to dwell on the positive, I thought I would list my good habits!
1. Walk 6 times a week for 9.5 years now!!!...rain, snow or shine!
2. Drink lots of water-at leas... Read more
Well, the whole tracking thing started off good this week, but by wednesday, it fell apart. I had a big dinner at our church to cook for, and when I do these dinners, I run around like a chicken with my head chopped off and do not get to eat the... Read more
I have decided I need to start making goals for myself, one a week. So my goal for this week is to track everything I eat. I know this helps me stay on track. My problem is, I am eat too much while standing around, and then I don't pay as much a... Read more
YEAH!!!! the numbers on the scale are still going down! I know I should not weigh myself so much, but I just can't seem to help it.... Read more
Well, I am finally feeling like I am getting somewhere. The numbers on the scale are going down! I have lost 6 lbs over the last two weeks! I have begun working out on my bowflex again. It feels good to walk past it and not have to say, "I need ... Read more
I was watching something on tv last night that made me realize how important it is to stay positive in my thinking. It is so easy to kick myself for the many times I have messed up on my eating and call myself a failure. But I am not a failure! ... Read more
Food poisoning or flu?
Last week was not so fun for me. I ended up getting sick. Still not positive, but I believe and my doctor concurred, that I had food poisoning. Not fun! Anyway, my eating was way out of whack because my stomach was. So for a whole week, I pretty... Read more
time to get motivated...again and for the last time!
Now that the holidays are past, I am ready to focus on getting to my goal. I am tired of feeling the way I feel. I have been eating way too much junk over the last several weeks, and I just feel blah.
Last year I pushed myself to reach a wa... Read more
I am curious about the fitbit. If you have one, do you like it? If I understand correctly, it tracks all your daily activity. So every move I make is tracked? Do you need a smart phone to utilize the fitbit or is a pc enough? Any help would be a... Read more
Well, here it is November already. I have logged 817 miles this year and have been contemplating shooting for 1000 by the end of the year. My problem is I would have to commit to spending a little more time walking than I already do. I walk with... Read more
I am so thrilled to finally see the scale number going down! My plan...higher protein along with good fats and very restricted on simple carbs... Read more
I am strong!
Losing weight is not for the weak. I must and will stay strong and stay away from the foods that I know will trigger me to eat way more than I should. I know crackers and bread are that for me. I feel like I could eat endless amounts of these si... Read more
Well, I have been doing much better for the last three days and I feel an excitement inside once again that I am going to do this...one day at a time! I am drinking a lot of hot tea, which helps me eat less. Most of the time I manage without add... Read more
I will not give up!
Well, here it is, the end of October and I have gained instead of lost. So I am trying harder. I have to live with food the rest of my life and I am going to have control over it. I can not and will not continue to let it have control over me. M... Read more
I will do this for me!
Ok, summer is just about over, birthdays are done, anniversary almost done celebrating(!) and now it is time to get serious. My goal is to still reach my goal of 155 by the end of December 2012. I want to do this because I want to be the best th... Read more