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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Boredom Detour - Tales from 100# Down
Friday, March 22, 2013      74 comments

Anyone on a "long" journey to Health & Fitness can attest to the fact that counting calories/points/carbs and climbing on that treadmill/elliptical/bike gets boring and routine after awhile. Many can sustain a very controlled diet on a limited ... Read more
Not Everyone Will Be Happy With Your Loss - Tales from 100# Down.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      29 comments

Today's blog is going to deal with a "touchy" subject but it's one that I feel I should address because some of you are going to encounter it at some point on your journey and I want you to be prepared so that it doesn't send you into a detour! ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Making Cardio More Tolerable - Tales from 100# Down
Friday, March 15, 2013      72 comments

When I began this journey I was living on the first floor of my house (couldn't go up and down stairs) recovering from my 2nd TKR surgery and complications and unable to even get out of the bed to do the physical therapy the visiting home therap... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The key was in the green beans! - Tales from 100# Down
Thursday, March 14, 2013      86 comments

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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Moving from DENIAL to DECISION - Tales from 100# Down
Monday, March 11, 2013      98 comments

Today I want to share with you a problem so many face when the destination is FAR from the starting point! As those of you that have been reading my entries know I refer to this journey as a one-way trip to "Health & Fitness". Today I want to ... Read more
The Open Bag - Tales from 100# Down
Sunday, March 10, 2013      26 comments

I have learned something about myself. Open bags and boxes are huge obstacles. They silently scream their siren's song pulling my hand toward them with invisible strings. I used to bring a container to my computer desk but have learned in the... Read more
Down another 1.4 this week. Tips from 100+ Pounds Down.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      21 comments

I had a good solid loss of 1.4 pounds this week. I'm pleased with anything over a pound. Actually, I'm always pleased with ANY loss but this week in particular I wanted to see that pound because I worked hard for it! Today I want to talk... Read more
SURRENDER - Tips from 100# Down
Monday, March 04, 2013      30 comments

On my journey to the 100 pounds lost milestone I early on learned the meaning of surrender. Now before you think I'm talking about "giving up" on the journey I mean quite the opposite. A successful weight loss and fitness journey is going to r... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 100 POUNDS Down - Photos
Saturday, March 02, 2013      262 comments

I finally made it to that big milestone. I've lost 100 pounds! I've still got a long way to go. My doctor wants me to lose another 50-60 pounds but look how far I've come! Over the next few blogs I'm going to try to share with you as openly ... Read more
Eating to Live and 100 pounds gone.
Friday, March 01, 2013      23 comments

Part of my success in reaching the 100 pounds lost milestone has been in switching from living to eat TO eating to live. It's essential. First a glimpse at the OLD me: Vacations - I thought more about where we would eat than the sights we... Read more
Going to FAT CAMP
Sunday, February 24, 2013      20 comments

I just got back from FAT CAMP! I should call it that! I actually visited my niece who lost 75 pounds and has kept it off for THREE years! I learned several things this week including: 1) She eats a lot of freggies. Besides being rich in ... Read more
Facing the Sugar Monster
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      15 comments

Most trips are not made on a single road. I'm sure you are all familiar with the mapquest step by step directions. My journey has a long set of those. I have settled into a very predicatable 0.4 - 0.6 pound weekly loss. Occasionally I manag... Read more
Walking back into the Enemy Camp
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      21 comments

You may remember my blogs before Christmas (Fat Prejudice... and the follow-ups) about my bad experience at the salon I have been patronizing for over a decade. Today was my first day back. As you may recall (read), the manager did follow up w... Read more
TOTAL BODY SCULPTING REVIEW and PICTURE
Friday, February 08, 2013      16 comments

Sparkpeople sent me a copy of their workout DVD "Total Body Sculpting" with Coach Nicole to review. I have and use their previous DVD release "28 Day Boot Camp" which I also recommend for everyone no matter their level of fitness. This n... Read more
Finally a good drop!
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      20 comments

As any of you that follow my blogs know. I'm the QUEEN of the 1/2 pound loss. I know that it's still a good loss but I have wanted to push that just a tad and try to get something bigger and still be healthy. This past week I signed up wi... Read more

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