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I need to start tracking again!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010      3 comments

Well, I reached my weight loss goal of losing 10 pounds a while ago and I've been exercising alot, so I stopped tracking my food. I find that I am eating more sugary foods than I would like to and I think I've really lost the good eating habits ... Read more

Warning! Do not ride bikes with someone who has ADHD!!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010      5 comments

So today was my 4th day back on my bicycle after the "Great Crash" 4 weeks ago. My husband was riding behind me and things were going along well...until I felt something hit my back tire! Oh my gosh! All of a sudden, I saw my husband veer off to... Read more

WooHoo Back on my Bike!!

Monday, August 16, 2010      3 comments

It was 4 weeks ago today that I wiped out on my bike and sprained my ankle and got a beautiful case of road rash! Yesterday morning my husband and I went for a bike ride for the first time since it happened. Wow! It was awesome. It was so weird ... Read more

I've mastered the fine art of the "step and drag"!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010      2 comments

I had to get up at 2:30am to take more ibuprofen for my injured ankle and I had forgotten to put some by my bedside. Mr. Wonderful (husband) is out of town so I had to get to the kitchen to get it. I didn't feel like putting my aircast on, so I ... Read more

Wwwwwwwipe Out!

Monday, July 19, 2010      4 comments

emoticon Well...I did it. I wiped out royally on my bicycle this morning! I've been so good about exercising and I'... Read more

Return to "normal" life

Monday, June 28, 2010      1 comments

As some of you know, the last couple of weeks have been horribly stressful for me and my family. My dear brother-in-law had a heart attack at work (completely out of the known heart problems.) He never woke up and the 3 neurologists wh... Read more

Tomorrow will be a tough day.

Monday, June 21, 2010      4 comments

After consulting with 3 neurologists and multiple other docs, my brother-in-law is being taken off of the ventilator tomorrow. We will all be there and we need a lot of courage and strength to get through the day. The docs say it could be quick ... Read more

Having a loved one in the hospital is just plain awful.

Thursday, June 17, 2010      7 comments

My much loved brother-in-law has been in the hospital since last Friday after a completely unexpected heart attack. He has been unresponsive and is on a ventilator. His body is doing well, but his brain function appears to be severely damaged du... Read more

Checking nutrition facts before eating out makes a huge difference!!

Sunday, June 13, 2010      1 comments

I have been really good about checking nutrition facts for restaurants and deciding what I'm going to order before I get there. Yesterday, however, was a different story. My brother-in-law is in the hospital with a completely unexpected heart at... Read more

I can't stop telling people about SP!

Friday, June 11, 2010      2 comments

I am so thrilled about the progress I've made since I started SP. I've been telling everybody about it because I truly feel that this is such a healthy, reasonable, lasting way to get healthy. I say "get healthy" instead of "lose weight" becaus... Read more

Today IS a better day!

Tuesday, June 01, 2010      0 comments

emoticon Wow! I was really feeling blah and disappointed last night when I posted my blog. When I got home from wor... Read more

I'm in a little slump.

Monday, May 31, 2010      5 comments

I've been going along really well....lost 7.5 pounds as of last Friday! This weekend though, I kept my 2-year-old granddaughter and went to a party at my sister's house. I baked brownies for the party and ate a few of those...they are like crack... Read more

I'm addicted to walking!

Friday, May 21, 2010      2 comments

So I thought today would be my day off from walking since I've done it everyday this week. I got home from work at about 5:45 and we usually have a pizza and a rented movie on Friday nights. I found myself craving my walk and feeling sad that I ... Read more

Why can't I remember how great exercise makes me feel?

Thursday, May 20, 2010      2 comments

Before I began this journey a month ago, I was seemingly locked in a terrible routine of no exercise and eating whatever I wanted. I was on a candy kick. I couldn't be bothered to go for a walk or ride my bike. I just wanted to wallow for some ... Read more