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New Start

Saturday, February 28, 2015      2 comments

I've been A only planned to be gone for the AWOL from here since 11/14. I only planned to be gone till 1/15 but my life was once again turned upside down. Tony came down with influenza A on Jan 2nd and was hospitalized with a temperature of 105... Read more

Goals to Thanksgiving (7 weeks)

Monday, October 07, 2013      2 comments

I plan on not tracking between Thanksgiving and the New Year. I'll eat reasonable meals, enjoy some holiday snacks and deal with any gain after the New Year. Until then ........ Goals: 1. Lose at least 4.5# to be in my goal range of 12... Read more

Stress Busting (Week 4)

Monday, August 26, 2013      0 comments

This week I put into practice what I've learned in this challenge and.... It worked! I was less stressed and I'm sleeping better. I also have been eating better. The key for me is to keep my mind busy. 8/19 DH took meds before lab work.... Read more

Stress Busting (week 3)

Monday, August 12, 2013      1 comments

Plan for this week....Keep doing what's working. After reviewing my stress last week, I've determined that..... 1. Most stress is over DH labs. A. I can't change them B. God is in control C. Activity makes me stress ... Read more

Stress Busting (week 2)

Monday, August 05, 2013      1 comments

Stress Busters to use this week.... Work up a sweat Take a hot bath 8/4 when DH made me angry ...... 1. I told him what made me angry (#2 on Stress test) 2. Went outside to cut the grass (#1 above) I felt better and b/c I went ou... Read more

Stress Busting Challenge

Saturday, August 03, 2013      2 comments

Things to work on from "Stress Test" 1. 7-8 hours sleep/night 2. speak openly when angry or worried 3. do something fun weekly Things that stress me 1. mail I didn't deal with 2... Read more


Tuesday, July 09, 2013      5 comments

emoticon I have achieved the #1 goal of my journey. What should the new goal be? I don't want a weight loss... Read more

Looking Forward to Independence Day

Thursday, March 28, 2013      2 comments

Here is my new list. emoticon toward my goal weight. Read more

One Year

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      4 comments

emoticon Wow just the fact that I have stuck with this for a year amazes me. Then there is the 58.5# I lost. Stil... Read more

Goals for the First Quarter of 2013

Saturday, December 29, 2012      6 comments

emoticon 2013 has brought the end of my weight loss within sight. I can't believe I'm 3 months ahead of my orig... Read more

50 Pounds Down!

Thursday, December 20, 2012      3 comments

As of Tuesday 12/18/12 I have lost 50 pounds. I still can't believe it. It's the best Christmas present I could have given myself. A healthier me. The journey hasn't been as tough as I thought it would be, I have worked hard at changing my ea... Read more


Wednesday, November 14, 2012      1 comments

I started to think about where my greatest temptations come from right now. I was surprised when I thought of church. I am Presbyterian and we like to feed our members (if you feed them they will come). Cookies after church on Sunday, snacks ... Read more

Christmas Goals

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      4 comments

Ten Weeks To Christmas! *1. Lose 1#/week emoticon *2. Get enough: fiber Read more

This Was Me

Monday, September 10, 2012      4 comments

“Women’s 8 Biggest Eating Mistakes” 1. You eat too much sodium. 2. Your sugar intake is too high. 3. You skimp on fiber. 4.You don’t eat enough protein. 5. You overdo it on red and processed meats. 6. You don’t drink enough water. ... Read more


Saturday, August 11, 2012      4 comments

I had my first colonoscopy done yesterday. emoticon Everything was fine Read more

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