My trip to NY in October
So, given that I can find a babysitter for my "velcro puppy" when I go on the planned 1 week trip up home, my goal is to be at least 170, but hoping to hit 165. 179 right now, so I think that is reasonable. 7 weeks and currently loosing about ... Read more
Hit the 170's today!
Whoo Hoo! FINALLY after a looooooooooooooooooong hiatus of not caring enough to actually DO IT I am on track to get down to my healthy body weight and BMI. I am so tired of carrying around these extra pounds and scared of what the extra fat is... Read more
180 whoo hoo!
Mile marker! On my way! Tried on clothes hadn't been able to pull up and by magic was able to! Way too tight, but hope in the air. I'm excited! Goal of 10-15 more lbs down by mid October for when I go home to NY for family reunion. I can do... Read more
20 pound marker!
Although it has been an on-again, off-again journey, I had started at a ticker set at 201 several years ago. I have ping-ponged up and down the 183 to 201 range throughout these years, but now that I have re-dedicated myself to reach 140 I reac... Read more
Protein is the Winner!
So, I am steadily loosing weight, even when I slip off my intended eating plan. Only reason I can see is that I really focus on packing in the protein. I eat broiled fish most days, and when I don't have that I make sure I have skinless chicken... Read more
Okay, so yesterday I divulged how my eating patterns have been slipping and sliding all over the place, but I have kept tracking and TRYING to stay on track though mostly not succeeding. Well, stepped on the scale after avoiding it for about a ... Read more
Well, for a week now I have been slip-sliding and falling off my plan.......... Stress eating, low will-power, not feeling well, you name it. But I am still tracking and am walking because I have a dog I have to take care of, which is a forc... Read more
21 day challenge journal notes
to fight snacking urges:
Late Night when reading in bed.
Afternoons about 2 hours after eating
Watching TV in afternoon
Set a "kitchen closed" policy of no food after 9 pm
Eat a piece of fruit or carrots or have a bowl of prepo... Read more
FINALLY in a totally committed mind frame!
I have been staying on track with food, getting some exercise and although still struggling with cravings have managed to keep what I end up eating healthy and small portions. I have come down to 187, which is a weight I haven't seen in quite a... Read more
I make such bad choices when it comes to my diet........ way too many sweets and treats. New goal - loose 50 lbs over the next 18 months. Loose at least 20 lbs by October for when I go visit my family. A big goal but I am determined. I am ... Read more
OK Mexican yesterday
Ok, so my girl friend and I went thrift-storing yesterday and then lunch at the Mexican restaurant. I think I did pretty good with fajitas and a little rice/beans (I only had a few bites of that, never do each a lot of the rice and beans). I d... Read more
Day 3 - going well
We all know what to do for weight loss and good health - but we just don't do it! I have put reminders up all over the house to keep my goal and determination strong in my mind. I DON'T want to go to the doctors and have him tell me I am pre-d... Read more
Well, ate a few more calories than I would have liked, but still on track. I can't go to WW weigh in because I have to stay home & wait for a stupid package that I should have gotten 2 days ago. I waited all day 2day and no package! Grrrrrr... Read more
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Looking for my former beautiful self
I have become lost in flesh and depression and age. I was once a beautiful woman. I lost her as life dragged me down, lost parents, abusive husband. Now 62 and can't stand the sight of myself. I must find that beautiful person again. I want to l... Read more