It's always a compliment when someone else notices your weight and then says something.
Not everybody you know does for a variety of reasons. But when someone thinks enough to not only notice but say something. Now that feels good.
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52 lbs lost since Feb. Wow! I am elated. Not bragging just happy.
When I first started out, I thought, can I do this? It is just now sinking in: I have lost 52 lbs since February. Yet, I am afraid to get too excited because I haven't re... Read more
Wow! I stepped on the scales and another 2 lbs is off.
Just 10 to go and I will forever be out of the 200 lb range. Of course, I've said that before. Once in 1983 and once in 2007. But this time is different. I think. I hope. This tim... Read more
Today is weigh in day, Wednesday, June 29th. I show I am down 214 to 212. After a one week plateau, I'll take the weight loss.
As expected during the plateau, my body was re-shifting the weight. It was hard at work still. I consider it ... Read more
I started this journey in the Winter, went through the Spring and now my journey takes me into the Summer.
Like the Song says,
When you walk through a storm
Hold your head up high
And don't be afraid of the dark
At the e... Read more
I've been on this journey about 5 mos. And it continues on. Most likely for a lifetime. I just take it one day at a time. So far I've lost 44 lbs.
Saw the Dr today. Nothing but good reports. And he adjusted my Blood Pressure medicin... Read more
One thing among many I've Discovered is that losing weight means saggy skin.
What does one do with saggy skin? The body will shrink some of it. But my Birthday Suit is way too big. As long as I got my clothes on, I look pretty good. But... Read more
The other day I had quite a awakening. Someone told me their definition of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. They said Type 1 is something you were born with. You can't help it. Type 2 diabetes is something you bring on yourself. With that definit... Read more
Back home again to reality. While we were gone while the workmen came in and replaced the tub in the back bathroom. Of course, they ran into more than they bargained for. So when we got home, no water and bathroom was being fixed but still no... Read more
Well this week I go on Vacation with the Misses and extended family of 2 daughters, 2 sons in law and 5 grandchildren. All of which I am looking forward too, except for one thing.
I am scared. I will be away from my exercise. My food. ... Read more
Well I hit my second Plateau in my weight loss journey. Is that a bad thing? Not really. My body is reshaping, tightening up the loose hanging skin and getting ready for the next bout.
What caused it? I have no idea. I thought maybe I ... Read more
Just want to do a SHOUT OUT to SPARKPEOPLE for making all this available to us! It is a help beyond words!!!
In society, you mention SPARKPEOPLE and a couple of people know about it but not everbody knows. I was encouraged that when I att... Read more
Went to a funeral viewing of an acquaintance. Never fun. Always glum. But especially glum because this person had Type 2 Diabetes yet never took care. He died at 66 yrs old. I always thought he was older than me. He lost an eye plus had s... Read more
I weighed in today at 225. That's down from 296 a year ago. Although, in 1999 I went from 325 to 225 in 6 mos. So I've been here before. In 99 and 2006 I went down to 200.
I've been a champion of weight loss in 1999 I was interviewed b... Read more
My sisters-in-law saw me the other day for the first time in a while. I lost about 60 lbs since last seeing them. There was the usual shock then compliments. I told one that there is a big difference between Have-to and Want-to. I "have-to" ... Read more