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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Big Change - Photos - Tales From 100# Down

Thursday, August 08, 2013      288 comments

I bought my first pair of jeans in 10 years. I was so excited I wore them around the house just because I "could". To give you an idea WHY that's such a big deal maybe a few pictures would help tell the story. I don't have a picture of m... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Course Corrections Result in Progress - Tales from 100# Down

Wednesday, August 07, 2013      77 comments

I set a goal to lose 4 pounds in the month of August. That's a pound a week to hit that target. I made my goal and a tad more with a 1.2 pound loss. For those of you struggling let me tell you what I did so that you can see if my plan would h... Read more

When the last thing I want to do is exercise... Tales From 100# Down

Monday, August 05, 2013      30 comments

emoticon While I have developed a strong daily fitness ethic there are STILL days when the last thing I want to do ... Read more

What can happen in four weeks? Tales from 100# Down

Friday, August 02, 2013      29 comments

My husband and I went for a long walk on Wednesday (2.25 miles) and while walking I was talking about the month ahead and what I wanted to accomplish. He made the suggestion that if I put it down in writing AND told others to hold me accountabl... Read more

Shopping Victories - Tales from 100# Down

Thursday, August 01, 2013      20 comments

I went to the grocery today. Now you may be wondering what's so blog-worthy about that? PLENTY. My shopping is a testament to my life changes. Let me show you a few. I spend the MOST time in the produce section. I have an app on my sma... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The honest truth about what lies beyond massive weight loss. Tales from 100# down.

Thursday, August 01, 2013      165 comments

I've lost a lot of weight - 113.6 lbs. to be exact. When I was 350+ pounds it was easy to point to my sheer size and assume that was why someone wasn't my friend, or didn't choose me to be in their group, or didn't invite me to their party, or ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Packed for the journey but never leaving the driveway - Tales from 100# Down

Tuesday, July 30, 2013      73 comments

As I look back over my very long journey I can see that I spent years of traveling my driveway! I would anticipate the journey to "Health & Fitness". I would think about how wonderful the destination (goal weight) would be, plan my route (set ... Read more

10 Ways to Improve - Tales From 100# Down

Monday, July 29, 2013      22 comments

We were asked to blog about 10 ways to improve for a weekly challenge so here are my ten 1. Encourage my husband to do more walking with me 2. Continue to expand my food choices (use more sparkrecipes, try more foods). 3. Incre... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Looking Beyond The Hand - Tales From 100# Down

Tuesday, July 23, 2013      84 comments

I'm sure just about everyone reading this has experienced "mindless eating". Perhaps it's the chip basket at your local Mexican restuarant. It might be the nut bowl on the bar counter. It could even be the bag of M&M's sitting on your desk. ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts If You Slack - It Comes Back - Tales from 100# Down

Tuesday, July 16, 2013      44 comments

On my journey to "Health & Fitness" I have discovered that without consistent attention to my nutrition, fitness etc. the weight is so quick to come back. Over my lifetime I have lost and found the equivalent weight of several people. I think ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts When you don't want to lose - Tales From 100# Down

Monday, July 15, 2013      342 comments

You may have read that title and thought "how could someone overweight NOT want to lose"? Here is the reality. Ask most obese and very overweight people if they want to lose weight and they will quickly answer "yes". Often what they are sayin... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Comparisons should be limited to yourself - Tales from 100# Down

Friday, July 12, 2013      228 comments

Oh how easy it is to look at another person's progress and compare to ourselves. Sometimes that can work against us! As all of you that read my blogs know I am in my ninth round of BLC (a 12 week team based challenge here on Sparkpeople). Eve... Read more

Scenic Byways - Tales From 100# Down

Monday, July 08, 2013      24 comments

To anyone that has been on this journey to "Health & Fitness" for any length of time know that at some point you begin to think like the kids on a long trip. "Are we there yet?" "How much longer?" and "I'm bored." Yep, this journey can make ... Read more

Learning from those tiny losses! - Tales from 100# Down

Wednesday, July 03, 2013      25 comments

emoticon So I lost 2/10ths of a pound this week. There have been times in my long journey where I did everything RI... Read more

Surviving Company - Tales From 100# Down

Saturday, June 22, 2013      28 comments

We just had house guests for three days. We had four meals out at restaurants plus snack food for the Stanley Cup Game and the NBA Final game. This could have been a total DETOUR but I not only survived it but made progress. Here's how! ... Read more


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