My internal spark plugs got all gunked up and were not firing properly. The analogy would be like running a car that the engine needs some work, not all systems are firing properly and it needs a good check up, tune up and replace parts. Well, t... Read more
Keeping On to Keep It Off
It should read to get it off, but keep it off is fine....that is pounds. I have HIT PLATEAU....
I'm sure most of us, who work hard to get the pounds off, know what that means. But for those who don't, here are the facts that I have learned as ... Read more
That time in Your Life when...
You start to fall apart...cataracts, blood pressure (medicine needed - oh my gosh-), teeth....
And so you begin once again, to try and get weight off. In your head, this keeps going around; it's so hard to do when you are older....
Sure it i... Read more
Injury, diet and exercise
Three weeks ago today, I sustained a blow to my inner right thigh abductor muscle. During high humidity and heat, as I was mountain biking on our local trail, I found myself going down, my thigh being jammed with the exposed metal of my handleba... Read more
"Consistency" for 2015
It is so hard to realize that being consistent is the 'main' thing in growing in a deeper relationship with Jesus. You have to be 'consistent' in reading the Bible, studying it, prayer life, sharing Jesus, worship and fellowship with other belie... Read more
Beginning week #6
It is hard to get enough calories in at times. It is not for lack of trying, but I just can't seem to get it consistently to exactly where I would like it to be. I am feeling full all the time. It is hard to believe that I didn't feel that full,... Read more
A piece of celery for my thoughts!
Oh goodness, where do I start on this one. If you were to look at nutrition tracker today, end of
week #3 of me eating basically fruits and vegetables along with some pasta/beans/rice/nuts/seeds and an occasional bread, you'd wonder 'what is ... Read more
March 25, 2014
Brrr it is a cold March Day! However, I got my hike in, double the miles today and cycled a little bit. I'm really on a learning curve eating veggies and fruits for awhile. I take supplements. Yikes, dropped the B-12 bottle with a crash, so I ne... Read more
New Year-New Plan 2014
I have been planning for awhile to jump in feet first at the beginning of the new year with an idea to JUMP-START my weight loss. What seems to really work for me is giving up su... Read more
Energy Level on no Wheat & Sugar
It has been 11 days of being wheat free, except for by accident putting a tablespoon of wheat germ in my smoothie instead of flax meal. However, I've been able to bake and not eat. This is a HUGE accomplishment for me. I feel really good and am ... Read more
One Month later and My Dragon's Armor is Penetrated!
In the past month, I've shed 15 pounds. It is work to continue to write down all that I eat and my water intake, along with the exercise and especially to Do It. But the reward is well worth it. And my attitude toward getting back in shape is s... Read more
Battling my Dragon
I am on the left with my niece and her daughter. I weigh at my heaviest. Two years ago, I had great success and faithfully stuck with SparkPeople, logging in my nutrition, ... Read more
After Thanksgiving-How I plan to lose the weight for good.
Here it is a week after Thanksgiving. I had mentally (key for myself) planned to lose weight. A couple of things happened. A good friend, lost 20 pounds since July. Four of us agreed to the one with the most weight loss, we'd buy dinner. She wi... Read more
May 1, 2012
I'm really struggling to get weight off. It is not easy this 2nd time around to get the same weight off and keep it off. To pin-point the real culprit- eating the wrong things that cause weight gain when I know better!!! It's kind of a no-brain... Read more