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A Chance

Saturday, September 01, 2012      3 comments

It's only natural to struggle and to fail; to disappoint others and ourselves, but sometimes we say the cruelest things to ourselves about ourselves keeping ourselves weighed down in darkness, when we could be floating in light. Unwittingl... Read more

Watch It!

Saturday, November 19, 2011      0 comments

I slipped a little this week, but I know what to do. Thanksgiving will be a challenge. I am starting to mentally prepare myself today. My extended family has our Thanksgiving meal the Sunday before. Have a blessed holiday everyboday!!!... Read more

Grateful

Saturday, November 12, 2011      3 comments

I am back at 50lb wieght loss again. I'm very busy with work, school and home, but I will keep doing what I have to do. Keeping a cool head is essential. My goal is in sight.... Read more

Determination

Saturday, October 29, 2011      1 comments

I am more determined than ever to reach my goal. My mindset has changed. Usually when I get this close I sabotage myself, but I like the results I see. There is not much further to go. I will take one day at a time with a made up mind..... Read more

Recovery

Saturday, October 22, 2011      1 comments

Last week I did not do too well. This week I increased my exercise and paid better attention to my eating. It worked as it should. I'm on my way again. I've got some challenges coming up. There's my anniversary trip and Thankgiving. I think I am... Read more

Doing Better

Saturday, October 08, 2011      0 comments

This was a better week. No matter how you try it's hard not to use the scale to measure your progress. I was happy to see the 2lb. weight loss. I'll continue with the exercise and staying in my calorie range. It's working as it should.... Read more

Plateau

Saturday, October 01, 2011      1 comments

I did everything I was supposed to do , including exercising this weeek, and I lost no weight. I guess I've reached the dreaded plateau. I'll just keep working at it until I figure this thing out. There are several articles about this that I wil... Read more

Little by Little

Saturday, September 24, 2011      2 comments

My progress continues as I am getting used to really being in control. Even the weekends are different. I was having trouble with binging. I fill up with my favorite vegetables now. I exercised 3 days this week, which is an improvement. I lost ... Read more

One More Component

Saturday, September 17, 2011      2 comments

This week I lost .2lbs. I'm satisfied that I lost something. After a week of staying within my calorie range, I would like to see more. I know what is missing. I put off exercising because of a problem I was having with my left foot. I started u... Read more

This Week

Saturday, September 10, 2011      2 comments

As soon as I starting eating correctly I starting losing weight again (duh). It was 4lbs this week, some of which I suspect is water. I'm still getting used the restricitons of the pre-diabetic food plan, but I am making progress. That is encour... Read more

So Far

Thursday, September 08, 2011      0 comments

So far I am sticking g to the pre-diabetes diet plan. It is not easy. This plan is more restrictive than how I am used to eating, but if I can put off the onset of this disease. I have to do it. This time of year I usually love to have watermel... Read more

Where I Am

Monday, September 05, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday I wrote that I got a notice that I may be pre-diabetic. That scared me, but it wasn't enough to keep me from overeating. I couldn't sleep last night. I have drawn some conclusions: My relationship with food is worse than I thought... Read more

Diabetes

Sunday, September 04, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday I got a letter from my doctor. It stated that my blood sugar has been slightly up for the past three months and I am may be in a pre-diabetic state. That scares me to death because my father died of diabetic complications, and my sist... Read more

Eating Out

Sunday, July 31, 2011      1 comments

I guess I went to the worse plzce for a person trying to control what they eat: a buffet. I f I eat dinner at all it will be some watermelon. At least I'm not going home and eating as if I have enough calories.... Read more

Starting Again

Tuesday, July 19, 2011      0 comments

I have to admit that I have the tendency to sabotage myself. I was almost to my goal and I started eating without tracking, and I stopped exercising. As of today, I have gained back 10 lbs. The first thing I must do is be honest and add those 10... Read more


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