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Haven't weighed in five days

Friday, July 31, 2015      2 comments

Determined to only weigh once a week. It's Friday and I've avoided the scale since Sunday. BUT it's still in my brain and I think about it a lot AND if it isn't down (and lets face it a few pounds or more down) on Sunday I'm going to be seriousl... Read more

When is a stall not a stall?

Sunday, July 26, 2015      2 comments

So, my doctor says I'm not stalled. And according to his scale, I have lost 4 pounds in two weeks. And my blood pressure was "ideal." Still wanting to lose faster but trusting the program. Got up and walked 45 minutes this morning! K... Read more

Still stalled

Saturday, July 18, 2015      3 comments

and worse...I found a google thread where people stalled and never really lost any significant weight after that. Just keep doing the program...it works! Trying to not let my mind mess me up. On an exercise note, I am trying to get b... Read more

Stall

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      4 comments

So, I've been basically stalled for a week now. It's hard not to let it mess with my mind, but it's so common I found it online as "week three stall". Went back to work this week--although I've lost 30 pounds since everyone saw me, I'm so ... Read more

Closet Shopping

Sunday, July 12, 2015      2 comments

I'm down ten percent from my all time highest. WOO HOO. That said, I still have a longggg way to go. Still. Yesterday I moved out some shirts that were blousey to begin with (I like lots of fabric!) and while still wearable, I have o... Read more

I'm walking

Saturday, July 11, 2015      3 comments

Streak! three days in a row meeting my fitbit goal---yesterday, again took two times on treadmill and grocery shopping. But my endurance is increasing every day so I'll be able to walk faster and longer soon enough. Walking works! And I LOVE wat... Read more

Black Bean Soup

Friday, July 10, 2015      3 comments

I grew up on spaghetti, chili, and things that came out of a box: chicken, pot pies, etc. I credit Chipotle for making me LOVE black beans years ago. Yesterday, I made a quick Balck Bean soup for the first time. Puree one can ... Read more

Crushed pills

Thursday, July 09, 2015      1 comments

crushed pills are disgusting! I haven't found a way to take them yet that is palatable. Right now what is working is chocolate protein shake. Ugh! Yesterday, I hit my first fit bit goal of steps! Woo Hoo! I was so proud of myself when I f... Read more

19 months later

Wednesday, July 08, 2015      2 comments

I had gastric vertical sleeve surgery two weeks ago. I've had a fairly standard recovery. I'm basically free of pain now, but I have no stamina. I haven't really cried or regretted it since the surgery but my doubts are if it will work. If I sho... Read more

20 months later

Sunday, December 29, 2013      11 comments

yeah....I'm back. Where I started. Worse shape than before Less confidence than ever. BUT I'm here, today. So there's that!... Read more

Just for today

Sunday, May 06, 2012      10 comments

emoticon Well, I've been on track since Monday! woohoo to me indeed! I haven't been perfect by any long s... Read more

Jinxing it!

Thursday, May 03, 2012      6 comments

emoticon Well, after my last post, I didn't last long. By Sunday, I was out of control. Ugh. But Mond... Read more

What to say?

Sunday, March 25, 2012      20 comments

emoticon I've wanted to write this blog a half dozen...a dozen times over the last month or so. Most days I wa... Read more

Enough!

Thursday, December 29, 2011      14 comments

emoticon So, I have a new computer, and couldn't figure out why I couldn't post, but now I found the "blocked ... Read more

Tons of movement beneath the surface

Saturday, November 26, 2011      5 comments

emoticon Here are my total weight loss numbers over the past 10-12 weeks. I'm on track to post a two or thr... Read more


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