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Reached level 15 today with 30,000 points...

Saturday, January 28, 2012      5 comments

I have been with SparkPeople for 4 1/2 years and I actually weigh more than when I started. I definitely need to turn over a new leaf and get serious about my program (quit kidding myself with positive self-talk regarding my weight and fitness)... Read more

walked for 10 whole minutes this morning before work on treadmill

Friday, January 20, 2012      5 comments

My original goal was to walk a mile but I am at 2 MPH and walked for 10 minutes which is 1/3 mile. Will gradually increase every few days as I don't want to overdo and have to completely stop walking. Read more

Feeling wonderful and optimistic about exercise...

Tuesday, January 17, 2012      5 comments

Plan to walk 1 mile this morning. Have treadmill, no excuse (weather cannot be used as excuse today).... Read more

Yesterday signed up for health improvement program ...

Saturday, January 14, 2012      6 comments

This is sponsored by my insurance company and will give me a $1000 discount on my health insurance in 2013. If I can get my husband to participate I can get a $600 discount on his premiums. But since he has mild dementia it may be a big projec... Read more

Fat vs muscle (5 lbs of fat is larger in volume)...

Tuesday, January 10, 2012      1 comments

I found a website which shows a model of 5 lbs of fat next to a model of 5 lb of fat. Would love to see a picture of 2 150-lb people with different fat compositions. Muscle weighs more per cubic inch than fat, but 5 lb of muscles doesn't... Read more

So far, so good...

Monday, January 09, 2012      0 comments

After losing 4 lb yesterday morning I was almost afraid to get on the scale today but I have retained the loss...(temporarily lost this page before posting). I am getting strange messages on my computer seeming to come from my virus progr... Read more

Hurray!!! Even though it may be dehydration..I will accept a 4+ lb loss since yesterday

Sunday, January 08, 2012      1 comments

I was really bummed out yesterday when my weight was up to 246.7 and so today I am elated to see a 4+ lb weight loss... It seems to be a rollercoaster with my weight and it probably is the sodium retention thing again.... I did notice my cankles... Read more

Losing things yesterday but not losing weight!!!

Saturday, January 07, 2012      6 comments

My weight is up to 246.5 which I am very disturbed about. I was weighed at the general surgeon's office where I went for diagnosis of hernia which I discovered. It is a hernia that needs mesh repair but is not an emergency. The doctor (she) s... Read more

2 yearly exams last week turned out well...mammogram and eye exam

Monday, December 12, 2011      3 comments

The ophthalmologist said I had drusen which are normal for my age (....hmm). I read up on these and they can be precursors of macular degeneration but at this point do not cause any problem with my visual field. He said my exam was about the s... Read more

Attended funeral yesterday...dear friend of mine....

Thursday, December 01, 2011      7 comments

Josephine died too young at 52, suddenly of a heart attack. I will miss her, she was such a delightful person, always up and happy. emoticonRead more

Weighed in at 0.2 lb less than yesterday morning!!!

Friday, November 25, 2011      2 comments

I didn't think I overdid yesterday and I am so glad I did not gain. Now I need to get closer to my goal. emoticonRead more

Tuesday and back to no restrictions at work now...

Tuesday, November 22, 2011      5 comments

I have my usual 10-lb lifting restricton and can stuff envelopes 2 hours in morning and 2 in the afternoon. I can hardly wait..... it is easy work but don't really want to do this 4 hours a day but am willing to do it as I like the payche... Read more

And then the scale went up instead of down when I reset it...

Friday, November 18, 2011      1 comments

That happened this morning. It read 237.7 which it was yesterday so I reset it to get a correct reading which actually was up from that. I guess my resetting the scale can go either way. It usually is a downward change so I was a bit disappoi... Read more

2 blogs in 1 day?

Sunday, November 06, 2011      3 comments

So I thought it was weird that my weight was exactly the same today as yesterday...and then I remembered my secret of success regarding how those digital scales play tricks on us and say the exact same weight until there is a change of about 2 l... Read more

David Letterman made a good point about daylight savings time...

Sunday, November 06, 2011      4 comments

He said we might get an extra hour in the fall but we use it up resetting and rehanging the clocks. As for Spring forward we just plain lose an hour plus all that clock=setting time. I heard that Benjamin Franklin first proposed daylight s... Read more

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