To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, and to be given a chance to create, ar
For me the slim healthy me will be the gravy. I will and can do it! I know it seems a daunting task to take off 300 or sou pounds but I am taking it one day, one bite, one pound at a time. The small goals are what help to make them achievable. I... Read more
I am a slow walker but I won't walk backwards
Well now is the time to go only forward...I am ready to shed the past, the pounds, the pain and the procrastination! If I go foward and not look back the pounds have to come off. Time to put away the old way I was living and be a brand new me!... Read more
Reflecting on life
These past few weeks have been really rough, lost a friend at 57.. woke up short of breath, stopped breathing and never regained consciousness, another "breakfast buddy" has cancer and is terminal, and a friend I have been taking care of for 7 y... Read more
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness...never put off
I have been idle too long! I need to get up and get the weight off before it kills me. The past few weeks I seem to be going up in weight and I feel horrible. I need to treat my body like a gift and take care of it the best way possible. TOday I... Read more
MY daughter is a big loser!
My lovely daughter is on plan and took off 13 + pounds her first 7 weeks! She is back in her jeans she wore as a freeshman in high school and I am so proud of the MORE beautiful young lady she is becoming. She has been cooking for me and helping... Read more
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving individuals.
In my life, I feel as if as long as I make the difference in one persons life, I have done my job as a human being. I like to be there to tell my story and to get the word out there that it is not the number of pounds you weigh or what you lose... Read more
The present is what slips by us while we're pondering the past and worrying about the future.
As I look back at the wrongs I have committed in my lifetime of trying to reduce, I realize that what is in the past needs to stay there. We need to always look ahead and not obsess about the past. It is what sabotages me and makes it harder t... Read more
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
Why live for today as I always have-- tomorrow, today is gone and it is a new day.. but the future holds things that what we have will be useful later.I want to each day , make the best of it that I can. I got lazy and not exercised lately but ... Read more
My best Effort??
There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either IN or you're OUT. There's no such thing as life in-between.
Pat Riley, basketball coach
Well I know I could be doing better and I need to get myself on track. I know I am... Read more
Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still.
This is so true in my case. I am a slow mover but at least I move! I know I need to move more, get m,y heart rate up more and feel the burn but of course being 400 plus pounds is holding me back. MY knees ache, back hurts, asthma flares up and I... Read more
Todays WI FRUSTRATING!!
I was up 10.6 pounds~! Dangit-- Stress is not good for me, dad had a heart attack, kid got a HUGE tatoo and a nose piercing and was sick so I was not in the best way these past 2 weeks. It has to stop! This is insane! HELP!... Read more
It takes twenty years to become an overnight success.
Well that means at 62, retirement age, I will be ready to face my future head on. I dont care if it takes me 20 years to get healthy, as long as I get there. Having the amount of weight I do to lose, I have nothing but time and I am willing to w... Read more
Focused and motivated
Good losses 3 weeks in a row so I am feeling fabulous! I think I found my grrove and I hope to stay in it. Been keeping the swelling down in my legs, cut way down on bread,no salt shaker, gave up those salty breakfast meats (turkey bacon, saus... Read more
Is your life filled with anger?
Well, it has taken a long time to release anger I have had and I know it only sabotages my dieting attempts. by keeping in anger and animosity towards others and situations, makes me want to reach out to my comfort foods. What bugs me more is w... Read more
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OH me OH my
Well as I look at the medicines I take, I wonder.. which ones will I be able to stop with weight loss, well there is Albuterol inhaler and nebulizer treatments-- my asthma has been under control; for the most part, only when an environmental tri... Read more