What a wonderful day! A day to focus on God's amazing blessings in my life, one of which is my health at my age! Working part time in a nursing home, reminds me just how blessed I am! And God led me to an eating plan that has helped me start to... Read more
TWO YEARS LATER….
Well I spent two years waddling along, gaining as I went :)
I was privileged to take a rental unit back infested with cockroaches, bedbugs and have one wall destroyed with termites. I have learned a lot about bugs. The... Read more
I DID IT!
Walked 4.2 miles. That's a 5K plus. Took 2 hours but I stopped to chat with the seagulls, stopped to stand in awe of the ocean, and stopped to check on some seashells. Sometimes there are more important things that rushing through life. Last da... Read more
FINALLY!! Back to Walking!
Waked every day on the beach! Today did 2.65 miles in 1 hour. I wanted to go a 5K just to say "I did it". Maybe Sat. Anyway it won't be near as much fun on my treadmill. I love my new walking path app on my iPhone called "foot path." Calcul... Read more
The Journey to Health....
This journey seems to be L O N G.... and I've had several hills and valleys along the way. I have spent the last year doing the up/down/up/down thing and hopefully once I get back to my lowest weight on this journey, I'll keep on . . . . rathe... Read more
How did so many days pass by? Goodness .... and I remained on the up/down/up/down slope ever since 1/1/13 (well actually, 6/1/12).
So now I'm guarding my heart (and mouth) and confronting my REAL problem which is Addiction (or as God calls... Read more
UP DOWN UP DOWN UP DOWN - hopefully NOW DOWN DOWN DOWN
ONEderland entered EIGHT (8) months ago and I'm still there, but barely.... how crazy is that! Well, I was challenged last night at a weight loss group with Galatians 5:16 "But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of... Read more
Great Article today ----- challenging!
5 Signs It's Time to Get Serious about Weight Loss
The Time to Commit to Losing Weight is Now
Do I use "excuses" or am I going to "commit" to doing ALL that is required to lose weight and then maintain.
The answer lies within me!!
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Breakfast... (well really lunch since I don't eat breakfast)
Just thought I'd share what my lunch looked like today: When I eat things like this, I feel so much better, I feel full, satisfied, and with this amount of protein, it will "last." So, I need to remind myself that I need to continue eating lot... Read more
Rutabaga, Fennel, Cranberry.... new to me today
I bought a Rutabaga, they are so hard to cut up raw... So I peeled it and plunked it in a small casserole. should have put a bit of water in the bottom. But it is now cooked and might I say, very tasty - 100 grams only 30 calories. I used to ... Read more
TWO MONTHS LATER.....
Can hardly believe that it's been almost TWO months since my last blog... and not really sure what to say about those two months. I mentioned in another post that I've been "slipping and sliding," but have at least stayed in the same weight ran... Read more
COFFEE CREAMERS...... ADD UP
Well, I was recording my calories today and remembered that I had forgotten to add my "Sunday treats" to my list yesterday. Wow, they added up fast .... So, I looked up International Delight individual Hazelnut coffee creamer and according to S... Read more
Pumpkin.... Is it a fruit or a vegetable??
Trying to find things to cook, I bought a pumpkin and peeled and cut it up. Then I put a few thin slices on the GF grill. It was rather bland. Today, I took the rest, cut it into chunks, put it in a casserole bowl with some water, cinnamon, pu... Read more
ONE year - minus 72 pounds - renewed goals
One year ago, 9/19/11, I decided that I HAD to lose weight. I had just returned from a road trip to Texas and was finding out that I felt better when I didn't eat "whites."
For one year, I have essentially eaten protein, vegetables, and fr... Read more
1 Corinthians 6:19-20
"Do I not know that my body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, Who is in me, Whom I have received from God? I am not my own; I was bought at a price. Therefore, honor God with my body."
Thank you, Lord, for this reminder.... Read more