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Added exercise
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      3 comments

Okay so I bought this combination recumbent bike and elliptical from It took me a few hours to put it together but I did. Getting the box in... Read more
Follow up coming
Friday, January 27, 2017      3 comments

No matter what they tell me, I won't get upset. I made my choices.... Read more
9 month follow-up
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      2 comments

So I have my 9 month follow-up appointment on Friday afternoon & I was doing really well until this past weekend. I believe I am an addict. Hello, my ... Read more
The countdown continues
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      1 comments

So this is how I broke down my main (huge) goal into something far more manageable & realistic. I also wrote positive reminders along with negative, in... Read more
Saturday, January 14, 2017      4 comments

The question before me is not CAN I do it? the real question is: WILL I do it?... Read more
Still doing OK
Monday, January 09, 2017      0 comments

Went to my cousin's on Saturday so I didn't follow my plan, but hey! I don't feel deprived and I'm being realistic. I know that saying "add more" isn't r... Read more
Day 5
Thursday, January 05, 2017      2 comments

One day at a time, right?... Read more
My daily reminder
Thursday, January 05, 2017      1 comments

4 days so far, before I added today's... Read more
Off to a decent start
Thursday, January 05, 2017      2 comments

OK so I'm still not good at writing every day. I do write it in my head but neglect to put it to paper (so to say). I'm adding a new habit or deleting an old one every day this month. Here's what I have so far: 1st: Drink more water ... Read more
Welcome 2017
Sunday, January 01, 2017      3 comments

I know this site works and i know it freely offers tons of support, but it won't work unless I use it. It's like I used to tell my students: There's nothing the teacher can do which will overcome what the student will not do. It w... Read more
OK So I'm having issues
Friday, June 24, 2016      1 comments

I gained weight at my last weigh-in, but my right leg was swollen nearly twice its size. Yes, that's my surgical side. It's been 9 months since my reconstructive foot surgery. I thought I was doing really well. At my monthly check-in, m... Read more
Learning to eat
Friday, May 06, 2016      1 comments

It's like we're being born again, needing to learn how to eat. I keep thinking that. Babies have to learn how to eat and it takes a long time for them to learn and adjust. After my father had a stroke, besides learning how to walk & talk ag... Read more
Friday, April 29, 2016      2 comments

WOW...all I can say. I feel full, I feel like I'm eating...and I'm losing weight. Just...WOW. ... Read more
Wow, what a difference.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016      1 comments

So we went out for Soul Food after mom's doctor's appointments. I really should have ordered just a side dish but it just looked & smelled SO good! Leftovers are good, right? I told mom that this one meal would feed me for 3 days. I at... Read more
My eyes are now officially bigger than my stomach!
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      3 comments

OK so I'm still at the stage where I think I should be eating more. I see the amount of food I'm allowed to eat and think "Oh that won't be enough" so I dish out more, then can't even finish half of it. I wonder how much longer it will take... Read more

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