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Two steps forward, one step
Two steps forward and one step back is still progress. I am coming to the point that I realized I set myself up for failure. Is it time consuming to cook yes. Is it more expensive? Yes. Is it normal to do good and slip>? Yes. Demanding perfectio... Read more
Three years ago my movement came to complete stop, for the most part. I always have had issues for years with my ability to exercise( I am allergic, truly), lol. So I tried swim and loved it but developed skin breakdown, due to my diabetes. Then... Read more
the good, the bad and the ugly
The good is I didn't break anything, the bad is I fought with my Kirby sweeper and it won and the ugly is the bruises I acquired in my fall. Yes I did. I flat laid out like a board and my Kirby was flat under me. It saved my surgical knee but yo... Read more
fear or love
I heard someone ask a question that has caught my attention. The question, "do you want to live from fear or love?" Fear of failure keeps you from moving forward, fear keeps you from rest, peace and life. I used to say, " when I lose such and su... Read more
Prayer(daily meditation, a quiet time with my Lord) plus water, writing(keep food journal), walking (exercising), weighing once a week and word(feeding my spirit man as well) equals victory.
I wrote this today to remind myself of the plan ... Read more
Life long starting overs
Life long, life style, they both have a common root which is LIFE. I used to think I will lose my overage and then. My mind has finally accepted that while I may get to my "goal" my struggle will not be gone. Obesity, such an ugly word, is a lif... Read more
oops spoke to soon...:)
My last blog entry was many moons ago. I was finally healthy(or so I thought) to beat the old carcass into shape. Boy was I wrong about that one. Good news is I am finally allowed at 58 years old to get in the YMCA warm pool and do arthritis ba... Read more
Finally I am back to work(my job is getting healthy)! It took until now for me to get well enough to work towards weight loss and exercise. I was not bed fast but neigh on to it for the first 5 months of this year. It took another 2 months to ... Read more
I choose today to be joyful, I choose today to have peace, I put on the Lord's will, I choose to stand and be. I am thankful that my Lord does love me and sees me as complete. I choose today to walk in wellness and thankfulness. I choose to be w... Read more
My mind is ready once again.
My mind is ready once again to take off a few more pounds. At my highest I was 285 and at my lowest 191. I regained some 216. I have maintaned that weight for a whole year. My doctor kept telling me when my mind got itself wrapped and ready I wo... Read more
One of lifes scarrier moments
Talk about scary. Here I have worked and lost 81 pounds.. come off of bp meds and doing quite well..then bam! High bp's, ER, stress test and heart cath. WHOOO I came out clean. NO blockages.Thank God, we are not sure what has happened exactly b... Read more
Enough with the putalence, Enough with the emotional blackmail, Enough trying to divert the blame on me. Enough! I learned a unique lesson from a Pastor's wife that will stand me in good stead for many a year to come. The LESSON---If I go into t... Read more
I am blessed
I am blessed! Blessed with a life that is worth the living. Blessed with a life filled with Jesus. Blessed with a hardworking husband, loving children, grandchildren, parents and pets. I have a nice, warm and safe place to live. It isn't the Taj... Read more
If I had 30 days to live
I heard a report of a church with a challenge to its people. If you had 30 days to live what would you want to do with your remaining time? I have been mulling this over. I would want to tell those I love that I loved them. My friend passed away... Read more
Don't discount me...little girl..
There was a young woman at the Y today that was complaining about not fitting her dresses she had bought to go on a cruise to the Carribiean in 9 days. She is in a frantic mode trying to lose enough to wear them.. My thought is if you can affor... Read more