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Suddenly I'm In Such a Rush to Lose the Rest of this Weight
Today it hit me like a tidal wave... I can't stand the rest of this fat hanging around and feel like I might start being in a big hurry to get it off my bones. It's important to be careful and do healthy, wise eating. And to keep focus that th... Read more
Getting Rid of Fat Clothes
I am sorting out my sizes and giving my fat clothes to charity. These bigger sizes don't fit me anymore and when I have a split-second thought that maybe I should hold onto them "just in case," I banish that thought immediately. I cannot ever ... Read more
I MUST BE NUTS!
Yesterday, I was walking through each store and restaurant in a nearby mall as part of membership development for the local Chamber of Commerce. I entered this bistro-like cafe with delish aromas everywhere, and a full view of their bakery item... Read more
Parts of My Body Returning! Hooray!
Amazing, but I am finding parts of my body that have been MIA during my past couple of chubby years. My upper arms' flesh doesn't hang down and my muscular definition is returning. I can feel my abs where I'd despaired at the possibility of ne... Read more
Seeing the Scales Next Set of Lower Numbers Is Thrilling
I realized this morning, as I head out to yet another professional networking meeting where there will be ever-present food temptations, that it's so thrilling to see this new next set of lower numbers as I weighed myself. I'll keep that in min... Read more
I've Been Debating
Yes, I know that I should be strong and do this on my own. But I am tempted to get back on Nutrisystem for this last 17 lbs. I did that for the first few months and lost consistently. However, it's expensive and I should just get it out of my ... Read more
Hooray, A Small Personal Victory
I knew I had to attend a professional networking meeting this morning, which meant ordering breakfast. There were five choices, one of which was the healthy combo I eat daily and within my calorie intake range. I chose that one, and it wasn't ... Read more
Today Is the First Day of My Next 6 Months
It took me 6 months to lose 33 lbs. And I'm giving myself 6 more months for the last 17. Today starts that next period of time. So glad I found this website and thanks once again to so many supportive friends.... Read more
Yikes! Some Bizarre Behavior & A Slippery Slope
After six months of eating great and no sugar cravings (except for one day when I ate Cracker Jacks but didn't enjoy them), I've made non-conscious food decisions that just don't make sense. The other day, I brought home a bag of pizza rolls an... Read more
Happy Easter, Happy Passover
Wishing all a happy, healthy weekend.... Read more
I'm surprised I Wasn't Twice As Big When I Started This Journey
Up until a few years ago, I was able to eat anything in any quantity and not gain weight. Then stress, hormones, and other challenges tidal waved me and the pounds came to visit. I never weighed myself, or paid attention to calories listed on ... Read more
Thanks to All On My Pampered Princess of the Day
I really appreciate all of your good wishes. Here's to us and our ongoing progress. Have a good day, ev... Read more
Nothing On My Mind
Sometimes I just don't have anything to say here. I get tired of constantly thinking of healthy food, scales, weight, etc. I just want to clear my mind and think of absolutely nothing for awhile. (smiling)... Read more
Feeling Very Thankful for this Lighter Self
There's really nothing to say today, other than I have a huge feeling of gratitude at how much better I feel without 33 extra pounds. I can only imagine what the last 17 will feel like! Hooray, hooray!... Read more
Eating Intervals - Different Opinions, Which One to Follow?
I heard Jillian Michaels, on her radio show, say that she doesn't agree with the 4-5 small meals a day schedule. She says we should eat three meals and a snack. Period. The reason? Well, she feels that it's not the way the body was meant to ... Read more