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Sunday, May 22, 2011      3 comments

Ruth has talked about and recommended the Camelbak hydration bottle. So I ordered one and received it last week. I struggle with drinking water, but that's improving quickly with the Camelbak. Just keep it full of water, with me all the... Read more
Saturday, May 14, 2011      4 comments

My weight was up 3 pounds this week - not a surprise to me. I've committed to two challenges - the Starfish, and a BIGGEST LOSER challenge among 30 something family, family of family, and friends of family - starts on Monday. So I've been a li... Read more
Hang in there - refuse to get discouraged
Sunday, March 27, 2011      9 comments

Well, I was hoping for more weight loss in this challenge. I had reconnected on SP a couple of weeks before the challege started, and had lost a few pounds prior to the challenge. Thought since I had just started, i would lose some initial w... Read more
working up to exercise..........
Monday, March 21, 2011      7 comments

I really have to make myself "get up and get out there" for exercise.... sometimes self talking for an hour or so.... Sometimes I make it and sometimes I don't. I always feel sooooo much better after getting it done. I had a great wor... Read more
trying a new exercise....
Friday, March 18, 2011      5 comments

Today I used a Nu Step machine at the gym. I haven't seen these at other gyms, but am on vacation now and they have them at the gym I go to here. I've used it when at this same gym, but don't know of any in my area. I really love th... Read more
Catching up ...... AGAIN
Saturday, March 05, 2011      3 comments

Just returned home from a couple of days with our grandchildren in Texas and have missed posting some points on the trip to Cancun ----- so sorry my fellow Starfish. I may need to start trying to do some posting with my iphone. We're off to s... Read more
How to get in plenty of water...............?????????????
Sunday, February 27, 2011      5 comments

Well, no problem getting in plenty of water today. My son, dil, and granddaughter came over for lunch and picked up food on the way over. I ordered a taco salad (chicken). My son knows I'm not a spicy hot food person, but he had it spiced up ... Read more
I MADE IT...........
Saturday, February 26, 2011      2 comments

HAD MY 8 GLASSES OF WATER IN 1.5 HOURS. - WELL I'LL BE HONEST, I MADE DILUTE KOOLAID (SUGAR FREE). Was well within my calories today...............didn't make the Na+ cut - 2800g. I was happy with that. I even added my diet soda in to picku... Read more
Here goes...........
Saturday, February 26, 2011      1 comments

I haven't had any water today. I'm going to drink my 8 glassess by 10 pm (then be up all night going to the bathroom - that will teach me a lesson. HA! ... Read more
food tracking - such an eye opener for me
Friday, February 25, 2011      7 comments

Well, I finally got around to tracking food again. UGH!! I've developed such a bad habit of not eating much at meals, but snacking a lot. I think this is largely due to not having time for lunch break during years working as a nurse. ... Read more
ready to get started.............
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      10 comments

I was out of town thursday thru sunday and have been trying to get caught up on the Winter Challenge. I'm so ready to start exercising, eating healthy and making friends that want to travel this journey.... Read more
long time
Saturday, January 15, 2011      4 comments

WOW it's been a little over a year since I've been here. And it's been a busy one. Lot of work, lot of babysitting grandchildren, two new granddaughters............. No whining time - get 'er done. ... Read more
still losing
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      2 comments

Haven't lost as much as I'd wished to by now. but still losing. Was so surprised to lose a couple of pounds over Christmas. I've recently lost my focus on managing the diabetes due to a very stressful family situation, but I'm still work... Read more
I've learned a lot - but so much room for progress
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      3 comments

I had my first f/u with the dietician today, and it was a good time to reflect on what I've learned from the detailed diary she has me keeping - which I have to continue keeping. I've learned I eat a lot out of habit, busyness and boredom - NOT... Read more
Doing good
Monday, August 24, 2009      2 comments

I haven't blogged in a few days, but I've definitely been working the plan my dietician gave me. I've written down everything I've put in my mouth since last Thursday, the time, who I was with, my hunger level (0-5), position (sitting, standi... Read more

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