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I can't comprehend it
Tuesday, September 30, 2008      6 comments

I am holding a 5 pound hand weight. It feels really heavy. I try to imagine that I have lost 10 of these. When my jeans are too tight, like yesterday, I feel like I have put my weight back on. It doesn't matter that the jeans are a smaller size... Read more
OH NO !!! My hair...
Monday, September 29, 2008      4 comments

LOL. I was cleaning house and was shredding some papers. I bent down to pick something up. My hair went into the shredder and was pulling me in. It took me a second to get the off switch flipped. LOL. It didn't pull my hair out of my head. It sh... Read more
Down a pant size
Friday, September 26, 2008      2 comments

I went to Goodwill yesterday to try on size 14 jeans. My 16s are starting to get a little loose. I tried on 6 pair. 2 fit and 4 didn't. 2 of the 4 that didn't fit wouldn't come past my thighs. LOL. So, am I a 14? YES if they are made right. LOL.... Read more
Finally got moving again...
Wednesday, September 24, 2008      3 comments

I reached 169.5 then I lost focus. I moved back to the low 170s for several days. I wasn't doing bad, I just wasn't doing my best. This week I have regained my momentum and set some goals. This morning my efforts are showing on the scale. I thin... Read more
In training for the 5K...
Monday, September 22, 2008      2 comments

I have had another great day. I started with a 5K walk on the treadmill. That is 3.125 miles. It took me 66 minutes. Food went well too. Donald and I went to the grocery store today. We always snack on the way home which takes about 20 minutes. ... Read more
I need a good kick in the pants....
Saturday, September 20, 2008      5 comments

I walked on my treadmill for 50 minutes yesterday morning. I made good food choices all the way up to 7:30 last night. Donald and I were at our investment house until after 7:00 and he said " Pizza sounds good". WELL I don't have to tell you I d... Read more
Great yesterday. I think I'll do it again...
Friday, September 19, 2008      2 comments

I was pumped yesterday to have a Biggest Loser Day. I walked on the treadmill for 45 minutes then later I rode my stationary bike for 30 minutes. WOO HOO !! Gotta go for now. I'm going to walk on the treadmill before we get our day started. I'm... Read more
Going to have a Biggest Loser Day...
Thursday, September 18, 2008      4 comments

I have not been focused enough on my exercising so my weight loss has stalled a bit. I am not in crisis, I just need to pick the pace up. TODAY I'm going to challenge myself to at least 60 minutes of cardio, log all my food. I have a goal to rea... Read more
Dragging behind the wagon...
Tuesday, September 16, 2008      5 comments

Donald and I just got back from a 5 day trip. I started out great. I took the right "road food" and I got exercise when we stopped for gas. (we paid $4.49 per gallon in Tennessee). When we got our food for our stay in Tennessee, I bought Oreos ... Read more
Exercise Idea. THE WAL-MART WALK
Friday, September 12, 2008      4 comments

We are on the road again so I have to get creative to get my exercise in. We drove from Texas to just east of Nashville, TN yesterday. We stopped at two Wal-Mart stores along the route. The superstores are so big now that you can go inside and w... Read more
Going to have a big week...
Tuesday, September 09, 2008      3 comments

I have been really busy with the fix and flip we bought on August 5th. It is finished now and back on the market. You can check it on on The address is 9018 Westfield, Rowlett, TX. There are 7 pictures on the site. We were activ... Read more
It's in the mind....
Sunday, August 31, 2008      7 comments

I think I have figured out why I regain my weight. When I have life changes and my weight loss stalls I begin to go back to old eating habits. When this happens and a couple of pounds comes back on, my MIND thinks I have put it all back on so I ... Read more
Too tired to eat right. I feel in trouble.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008      7 comments

We have been working hard on the house we are rehabbing. On one hand, I'm getting plenty of exercise. On the other hand, I'm so tired at the end of the day I'm eating what I can get my hands on and what is convenient. I feel like I'm in trouble.... Read more
Shoveling dirt and carrying wood floor
Saturday, August 23, 2008      4 comments

I worked hard today. Donald and I are working on a rehab house. I carried the wood flooring (trash) from the back patio to the trash pile by the back fence. I swept the floor and vacuumed. I scrubbed the bathtub. I helped shovel the dirt back in... Read more
My jean shorts don't hurt any more...
Thursday, August 21, 2008      8 comments

I pulled some jean shorts out on 7/18. I got them on and zipped but when I sat down the were still too tight. I have them on now and I am fine. No more ouch. I looked back and there is only 6 pounds difference from then and now. It's hard to b... Read more

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