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  • The scale and sodium, le sigh...

    12/5/2016 7:33:12 AM, by STHRNLOTUS

    So, I've been back on my clean eating for a solid week, 5 days of cardio and weights...but, the scale isn't budging - ate out twice, not high cal... Read more

  • A Special Treat Just for Today!

    12/4/2016 6:18:21 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I know I said I wouldn't give myself food treats but I was really miserable these last few days. So, I went to that cafe near my house and got a ... Read more

  • Flowers for Mom!

    12/2/2016 11:47:54 PM, by EOWYN2424

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  • No More Extra Drinks for me!

    12/1/2016 7:26:50 PM, by EOWYN2424

    I really need more self- control! An extra cup of green tea, an extra cup of tea and an extra cup of coconut water translate into extra flui... Read more

  • Self control!

    12/1/2016 6:49:18 AM, by EOWYN2424

    My Mom did the same thing during lunch again, saying my voice was too loud, but I decided to forgive her and let it slide rather than make a big ... Read more

  • I needed that!

    11/30/2016 8:37:29 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I was supposed to be exercising late this afternoon but my body was crying for sleep! I had to wake up at 5:30am to get ready for dialysis today.... Read more

  • May to December

    11/29/2016 9:42:32 AM, by SPACEBOT1

    I went to my Aunty's 80th birthday party in May and spent most of the evening trying to hide and dodge all the relatives with cameras. I'd lost ... Read more

  • Another journey

    11/27/2016 8:55:39 AM, by J57372

    Well, I suppose re-starting a healthier eating routine is a bit more challenging Thanksgiving week. I'm trying to use my past experiences and les... Read more

  • Trying to have more patience

    11/26/2016 9:32:42 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I find it esp hard and annoying that the elderly take it for granted that younger ppl have to immediately give way to them. I happen to see ... Read more

  • Hiding

    11/25/2016 7:03:20 AM, by SPACEBOT1

    Have spent most of my life doing it. When I was a child and other kids called me names and picked on me I would put my coat over my head a... Read more

  • My final decision about my grey hairs!

    11/24/2016 11:58:25 PM, by EOWYN2424

    I will never color my hair again! Period! It makes my hair dry and unhealthy! So what if I have a few greys!? I can't stop the aging process!... Read more

  • Early to bed and early to rise!

    11/23/2016 10:36:11 PM, by EOWYN2424

    I have to wake up at 5:30am on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for dialysis. I was really tired last night so I went to be early, at around 9:30p... Read more

  • Nice day at the mall with Mom!

    11/21/2016 5:15:25 AM, by EOWYN2424

    She said if I don't keep to myself, she won't ever bring me out with her friends again. So I tried my level best to be less chatty but still got ... Read more

  • Feeling Blue

    11/20/2016 1:26:24 PM, by SPACEBOT1

    Have resisted putting any pictures of self on internet for years due to shame at hideous fatness. In fact resisted any and all photos for years ... Read more

  • Too tired to exercise today!

    11/19/2016 7:01:33 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I woke up at 6:40am to get ready to go for a prayer meeting at 7:30am! Today, is the Bersih Rally Day, where thousands upon thousands of Malaysia... Read more

  • Tummy Wobbles

    11/18/2016 4:38:57 AM, by SPACEBOT1

    Both literally and figuratively. Have enormous wobbling saggy stomach. Looks most unpleasant. Am tiny person with very small frame and my ... Read more

  • Going to the gym on cold rainy mornings

    11/17/2016 8:58:20 AM, by SPACEBOT1

    Bleugh. Did not want to get up early and go outside at all today. Ripped myself out of bed by promising to buy nice soup ingredients on the way... Read more

  • Talking to Men

    11/16/2016 11:17:15 AM, by SPACEBOT1

    I'm not very good at talking to men. They are strange alien beings with unfathomable wants and needs and odd priorities and they are bigger than... Read more

  • A 25 Minute Blast!!!

    11/16/2016 8:06:34 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I did an old favorite today. A Jane Fonda 25 minute express workout, which includes : cardio, toning and abwork. I haven't done this workout in a... Read more

  • Relaxing day at home!

    11/15/2016 1:15:23 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I have been spending quite a lot these past 2 weeks! So, it's time to start saving again! I'm at home now sparking and clearing my email. I am al... Read more

  • Weight loss surgery and why I didn't have it.

    11/14/2016 7:00:58 PM, by SPACEBOT1

    I am 41 years old. I have had serious weight problems since I was a small child. I have been on a lot of diets and never managed to stick to th... Read more

  • Tracking my food

    11/13/2016 9:36:09 AM, by CURVERIGHT

    When I stopped tracking my food, I reverted back to my bad habits in a matter of weeks. Guess there is some truth to this method... Keeping me a... Read more

  • I really, really don't feel like exercising today!

    11/12/2016 5:43:34 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I wore my activity tracker all day and I've done close to 7,000 steps. I got in more than 8,000 steps yesterday from walking all over the mall. I... Read more

  • Just do it!!!

    11/8/2016 5:30:04 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I was really reluctant to exercise and sweat it out today. I have been going for walks after the rain! So cool and nice! Especially nice if there... Read more

  • Finally Will Be Back Online Tomorrow

    11/8/2016 12:31:24 AM, by TAMMYD45

    Oh my everyone. I am so sorry for the long delay in posting. Anywho, I am on tonight to let you know that I will have full internet tomo... Read more

  • Being Flexible!

    11/7/2016 6:10:21 AM, by EOWYN2424

    My Mom steamed white rice in the steamer. I usually steam my brown rice in the same. Since it was occupied, I used the rice cooker. My rice turne... Read more

  • It's Coming!! It's Coming!!!

    11/6/2016 3:01:12 AM, by EOWYN2424

    After eating healthier and exercising regularly, or as regularly as I can, I now have the beginnings or a six pack! Not exactly really visible bu... Read more

  • Followed my Instincts!!!

    11/5/2016 7:53:13 AM, by EOWYN2424

    My Mom asked me last week if I wanted to join in her lunch date with her friends today. But I had to pay RM40 to join. Since I have been spending... Read more

  • Having Sushi with my Mom!

    11/3/2016 4:43:44 AM, by EOWYN2424

    My Mom had a craving for sushi so we went to Sushi King and had sushi for lunch. We only had 2 plates of sushi topped with fried shrimp and fried... Read more

  • Not focusing on my weight

    11/2/2016 11:09:44 AM, by KARINAW27

    I am going to try just focusing on how much better I feel and use measurement as my guide for health. I am tired of my scale making me feel like ... Read more

  • Non Food Treats! Part II!!!

    11/2/2016 2:36:57 AM, by EOWYN2424

    Halloween night, I bought myself an OTG drive in 32G! OTG drives are REALLY handy!!! They can connect to desktop computers and mobile devices, be... Read more

  • Starting again for the thousandth time

    11/2/2016 1:25:44 AM, by KARINAW27

    I know that sounds like I've already given up but actually I've been fighting my weight my whole life. And you know what, its my choice to quit. ... Read more

  • Sleepless in Malaysia!

    10/30/2016 2:34:54 PM, by EOWYN2424

    Sigh! I get sleepless nights sometimes, but the good news is I can just take a nap after dialysis. No point trying to sleep now, because it's lik... Read more

  • A fruitful day in church!

    10/30/2016 8:31:38 AM, by EOWYN2424

    The sermon was interesting and the Alpha session afterwards was interesting too. The topic was temptation. I skipped lunch though bcoz I just was... Read more

  • My treat!

    10/29/2016 9:32:05 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I bought 2 tshirts yesterday. It has a cheery Christmas design. I bought it in 2 colors! I also bought 2 cute bookmarks! One for myself and one f... Read more

  • Can you blame me?

    10/25/2016 5:38:36 PM, by EOWYN2424

    Sigh!, no dancing or pilates of any sort of strength training on Monday and Tuesday. But lot's of walking! Monday was my birthday. I went to the ... Read more

  • Did a Core Workout Today!

    10/23/2016 10:14:07 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I did an old favorite today! Leah Sarago's Ballet Body Core workout. I have all 3 DVDs! The other 2 are upper and lower body. I do the core one m... Read more

  • Feeling like Dori

    10/20/2016 8:13:00 PM, by CURVERIGHT

    Just keep swimming! Do it with a smile on your face and a song in your heart.... Read more

  • My resolve!

    10/20/2016 10:02:04 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I have resolved to watch what I eat. Not to take salty food! Limit salty soups and snacks. I have also resolved to space out my sips of water, so... Read more

  • Very Very Bad News!!!

    10/19/2016 1:42:54 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I saw the kidney doctor today. And he upped my iron pills twice over, also, I have to take 10 bottles of wenofer (iron drips), which cost RM34 ea... Read more

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