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Bad lab results!
Thursday, August 10, 2017      4 comments

I normally yoyo diet. I'm getting to the age where I need to think seriously about the choices I have made concerning my health. Genetically, I am predisposed to heart disease and diabetes. The labs came back confirming that I am racing towards ... Read more
Paying the price!
Saturday, July 23, 2016      7 comments

So, I just had a lapse in my healthy lifestyle and just went on a serious carb binge for 20 min. I will pay the price of rapid heart rate for the next ... Read more
Great couple of weeks!
Sunday, July 17, 2016      0 comments

I feel so great! My clothes fit better but more importantly, my mood is so much better. Energy is high. Great motivation here and with a good friend from work. This journey is so much more fun with a buddy!. In my last blog, I had gained some ... Read more
Uh oh!
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      1 comments

So I finally weighed in after my Anniversary weekend. I'm not gonna let it get me down. I am up to 154.5. I will work hard to get back on track. It is day 2 of my 30 day self challenge. I cannot wait to see the outcome. I've been shackled by ... Read more
I'm gonna do it!
Monday, June 27, 2016      2 comments

Today I have decided to do a 30 day challenge for myself. I have made an old-fashioned check list of all my challenges and goals. I can't wait to give ... Read more
Sunday, June 26, 2016      2 comments

It's anniversary weekend for me! Lately my husband and I have been taking weekend trips near our anniversary to places we've never been. This time we are... Read more
Making every moment count!
Thursday, June 23, 2016      2 comments

Yesterday I recommitted to staying on plan, drinking water, incorporating physical activity and decreasing the smoking daily. Motivation was high as I read through spark posts and articles. I tracked eating and exercise. Around 3pm (my wea... Read more
Toilet paper
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      4 comments

Yesterday I began my work day in an amusing way. (If you can't laugh at yourself then you are way to serious) I work as a nurse and have to change into the provided workwear at the hospital. I quickly went to the restroom before I exited the lo... Read more
May 3 feeling blah!
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      0 comments

I had a fun girls weekend at a scrapbooking retreat. I did not stay on plan and now 2 days after my fun weekend, I am energy-less and feeling sick. I tracked my breakfast this morning...a non plan meal. Just to see what I am really eating, and f... Read more
Thursday, January 28, 2016      2 comments

Today, I sit and reflect on the past month. I re-started my weight loss journey December 26. I had gained some weight back over the year and did not want to wait for the New Year to start. So, I plunged in the day after Christmas. I weighed 162... Read more
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      1 comments

I have hade a great day! The Lord is good and I have accomplished my goals of staying on track, drinking my water and exercising. All that's left is to spend time with my family tonight, which I am very grateful for. I do struggle. I have cra... Read more
New Again
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      3 comments

Today I sit and write for the first time in a while. Since my last post, we moved my hateful mother in law into our home and after a year...moved her o... Read more
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      3 comments

Not thankful. Destroying my life. One bottle at a time. No one to turn to. Alone. I wish I could disappear. ... Read more
Bringing it!
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      0 comments

Today, I am going to bring all I have to accomplishing my goals. I think there is some kind of brain chemical that causes me to eat beyond fullness into gorging myself. I kept saying yesterday after eating grits and eggs, waffles, toast, a sandw... Read more
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      1 comments

I have learned this past week that there are many triggers to unhealthy habits I have in my life. Working 12 hours is one. I work as a nurse and sometimes don't get a chance to eat and the day may have been stressful so I reward myself with a dr... Read more

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