Down a size!
Monday, January 21, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I decided to put on a nightgown that I hadn't worn in a number or years-I was chilly and the flannel nightgown looked so inviting. I checked the size tag and saw that it was a size smaller than I usually wear. I held it up and looked a... Read more
Sodium in food
Sunday, May 20, 2012      5 comments

Last night my daughter and I went for dinner to Red Lobster and had what I thought was a healthy meal. I even said to my daughter "I know I'm going to go over on my calories with this, but I don't care." Those words will haunt me for a long time... Read more
Lab Work
Thursday, April 12, 2012      0 comments

Got my lab work back today. Everything's good except my triglycerides are a little elevated. My doctor suggested I try 2 Omega-3 capsules per day (I'm already taking one at his suggestion) and to decrease my simple sugars (I didn't think I was u... Read more
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      0 comments

Today I went to my regular doctor appointment and guess what-he told me I lost 10 pounds since my last visit 3 months ago! He shook my hand and said he was proud of me. He said he could see the difference in my appearance (though I don't see how... Read more
Weigh-In Day Tomorrow
Monday, April 02, 2012      1 comments

Tomorrow will be the first time I have seen my doctor since I started on my "journey". I must admit I am a little nervous about the scale. I haven't fully utilized the program as I should have (no exercise or workout due to my knee problems) so ... Read more
My FIRST Recipe!
Thursday, March 22, 2012      2 comments

Today I learned how to use the nutrition calculator and I submitted a recipe for Crockpot Stuffed Peppers. I'm not really looking for high ratings; I was more interested in the nutritional information to make my food tracker more accurate. Now ... Read more
Salt Alternatives
Sunday, March 04, 2012      1 comments

I was just reading an article about the amount of salt we all seem to be getting in our diets, even those of us who are not avid salt users. When running my nutrition report at the end of the day, I am amazed at the level of sodium I consume on ... Read more