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back again
Tuesday, June 16, 2015      3 comments

I need to lose weight because I will have high blood pressure if I don't. I need to lose weight because my knees don't like the extra weight. I need to lose weight because my stomach gets in the way of life. I need to lose weight because I... Read more
back at it
Saturday, January 26, 2013      0 comments

I have finally opened up spark people and hope to get back on the bandwagon. I am 3 lbs less than I was last year this time but have been up to 15 lbs or more less. What a pain to keep losing these same pounds over and over. You would think I... Read more
Day 8; start of week 2
Sunday, July 29, 2012      1 comments

I am still reading in the book but have not taken the time to regurgitate what I have read. I may need to do some rereading. We will see.... Read more
Day 7 a day off
Saturday, July 28, 2012      0 comments

It seems today was a slow day for me. Time to catch up. But I did lose a pound emoticon I only enter it in the spark... Read more
day 6 self control
Friday, July 27, 2012      0 comments

Do I really want to admit that the desire for a bag of potato chips is stronger than what my self control can handle? But it isn't just self-control. It goes hand- in-hand with the passage about everything being permissible but not everything i... Read more
day 5 How do I describe myself
Thursday, July 26, 2012      1 comments

The book I am reading asks the question: how do you describe yourself? It is something to think about. My initial reaction was describe myself to whom? If it were someone from my husbands sphere than obviously it would be first as his wife. ... Read more
day 4 need a friend
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      1 comments

I need a friend to be responsible to. One that encourages me when I am down and praises me when I do good. One that I can do the same things for. It seems kind of sad that I don't have anyone that I can do that with outside of my family. We h... Read more
day 3 need a plan
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      0 comments

I just found out some people have actually read and commented on my blog. What a surprise! I am into the third chapter of the book and the main thought is to get a plan. I kind of have one. I try to eat protein carb and fat at every meal. I ... Read more
day 2 - keeping that red guy at bay
Monday, July 23, 2012      2 comments

I made it through day one but was short on my proteins. I really need to work on those. I was up before the sun today. I really hate doing that. But the sun is already coming up later. Bible class today so my morning is shortened. I read th... Read more
day 1 1 Cor 10:23 " 'everything is permissible'--but not everything is beneficial"
Sunday, July 22, 2012      0 comments

I started a new book called Made to Crave: satisfying Your Deepest desire with God, Not Food by Lysa TerKeurst. I'll let you know what I think. I am going to try to not just read straight through but "digest" it. My first thought for the ... Read more
Saturday, April 14, 2012      0 comments

That is how I feel. I just can't get myself motivated. I am really in a downer and don't like it. Howie (my husband) left for minnesota and the kids and grandkids yesterday. He is there with them now and I am not. I was looking forward to b... Read more
one day a week
Thursday, December 15, 2011      0 comments

with the game on diet by vernoff and ferguson you get one day off. this really helps me when i do blow it that it is actually legal. I try not to use that day off, but it is there if i need it. and boy i needed it today.... Read more
last back slide of a day or more
Sunday, October 30, 2011      1 comments

I know I probably won't be able to be "perfect" remember perfection isn't perfect or was it the other way around. anyway. I am not going to let my backsliding go past an event into an all day or more thing. .... with a little help from my frie... Read more
starting again
Sunday, October 09, 2011      3 comments

I have not been doing well. In fact I am almost back to my highest weight ever. I always seem to need a "new" plan to work on when I first get back to trying. My plan for this time is 1 fruit a day (2 servings); 4 cups of veg a day; try to ge... Read more