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  • Difficult

    8/25/2017 4:30:29 PM, by TAPPY49

    We have been married two months, known each other forever. The obstacles that have come are tearing our partnership apart. My husband and I had... Read more

  • Changes

    8/24/2017 8:37:47 PM, by TAPPY49

    Since my last entry, my life has taken a turn for the worse. I lost my job, my husband is out on disability without pay, our 18 year old starte... Read more

  • Indulgence

    8/17/2017 1:01:14 PM, by TAPPY49

    I have decided that in order to maintain my sanity, I am going to allow myself an indulgence meal a week. Like today, I am going to have a burri... Read more

  • Happiest Place in the world

    8/16/2017 3:00:05 PM, by TAPPY49

    My six year old is at Disneyland all day today with her cousin. I couldn't go because I had to work, but I drove her down to LA last night and ... Read more

  • No Idea

    8/15/2017 2:14:12 PM, by TAPPY49

    I have no idea if I have dropped any pounds. I haven't weighed myself in a couple of weeks. My clothes are fitting looser and I look smaller, b... Read more

  • Celebrate

    8/14/2017 6:16:29 PM, by TAPPY49

    As a family we went to our nephew's wedding. It was such a great time. The only thing was the food. My husband is staying stead fast to his ve... Read more

  • The Beauty which surrounds us

    8/11/2017 12:22:21 PM, by TAPPY49

    I am very guilty of not appreciating the beautiful terrain I live around. I am very fortunate to live in Santa Barbara, CA. I was supposed to g... Read more

  • What am I grateful for?

    8/10/2017 12:51:45 PM, by TAPPY49

    I tend to get bogged down with the day to day stresses of life that I often forget to find gratitude in my day. What am I grateful for. First o... Read more

  • Vegetarian, Vegan or what

    8/9/2017 5:24:43 PM, by TAPPY49

    My house is deciding whether we will go vegetarian, vegan or stay meat eaters. As it stands right now we have two vegans, two vegetarians and my... Read more

  • Conflicted

    8/5/2017 4:07:14 PM, by TAPPY49

    My oldest daughter, who is 20, went out with her boyfriend and never came home last night and is still not here. We have talked to her about th... Read more

  • Pampered

    8/4/2017 1:36:01 PM, by TAPPY49

    It was my daughter in laws birthday and I promised her a manicure for her birthday. So last night, we went to the nail salon and got our nails d... Read more

  • Movie Night

    8/3/2017 11:09:25 AM, by TAPPY49

    Went for a 45 minute walk yesterday and boy, did that kick my butt. I am taking it one step at a time. I am out of shape that is for sure. Nex... Read more

  • summer love

    8/3/2017 8:11:31 AM, by ULLABELLE

    summer is here which for me means my schedule is all over the place. i love summer for the beautiful weather and the family time and all the tim... Read more

  • Went Crazy

    8/2/2017 11:41:12 AM, by TAPPY49

    I was doing so extremely well last night and out of nowhere, I ate taco bell. I didn't even enjoy it. I got the double chalupa and I felt blah ... Read more

  • Lot's on my mind

    8/1/2017 11:32:18 AM, by TAPPY49

    I went to bed early last night hoping to get a solid night's rest. What I got was a lot of tossing and turning. Needless to say, I didn't want ... Read more

  • Forgiveness

    7/31/2017 12:24:48 PM, by TAPPY49

    I know that I have my issue with food. As a result of that, I have diabetes, mobility issues and a few other things that come from over eating. ... Read more

  • Hopeful

    7/30/2017 2:22:46 PM, by TAPPY49

    Everyday I need to be hopeful to be able to accomplish what I need to to move towards that road of health. I need to work daily on my relatonshi... Read more

  • "What the Health"

    7/28/2017 3:04:25 PM, by TAPPY49

    I watched this documentary with my three daughters last night and would urge others to watch it if they have not. If what they say in this docu... Read more

  • Supported

    7/26/2017 11:36:21 AM, by TAPPY49

    It has been great to read other people's blogs and know that we all struggle with different things but with one common thread, to be healthier. ... Read more

  • It should of been done, like yesterday.

    7/25/2017 11:22:14 AM, by TAPPY49

    I knew my diabetes was bad, but we are talking about needing to be 50 pounds lighter now, getting my AC1 to 6.5 and exercising more daily. For t... Read more

  • The truth of the matter

    7/24/2017 2:26:12 PM, by TAPPY49

    After getting blood work done, today I meet with my physician this afternoon to look at the results of my blood work. This will give me a true p... Read more

  • Starting a new year

    7/21/2017 11:49:02 AM, by TAPPY49

    Today I turn 55 and boy it is amazing that I am here. A year and 1/2 ago, I didn't believe I was going to live to see a new day. I got very ill... Read more

  • Day by Day

    7/20/2017 11:37:55 AM, by TAPPY49

    I wake up every morning wishing it was three months from now and having lost at least 10 pounds. It is today and I can only go day by day succee... Read more

  • Reality sets in

    7/18/2017 11:18:28 AM, by TAPPY49

    I knew going in to yesterday's Doctor's appointment that I had many concerns with my diabetes. Of course, all those concerns were valid. I need... Read more

  • Monday

    7/17/2017 2:42:34 PM, by TAPPY49

    Monday is here too soon. I wanted to pull the blankets over my head and go right back to sleep. I even considered calling in sick. I didn't, o... Read more

  • Hmmmm

    7/14/2017 12:37:44 PM, by TAPPY49

    There are lots of things on my mind. On Monday, I have an appointment with the doctor. There are some things going on medically with me that I ... Read more

  • Children

    7/13/2017 5:58:19 PM, by TAPPY49

    When you have children in your life, there are serious consequences to the choices you make. I need to set a healthy example for my daughter so ... Read more

  • Gave in to temptation

    7/12/2017 12:21:49 PM, by TAPPY49

    I have been trying very hard to stay away from refined sugar. Although it was a small hiccup, I ate two of the small cinnamon rolls from Costco,... Read more

  • maintaining

    7/12/2017 6:29:35 AM, by ULLABELLE

    i've been at or around this weight now for almost 6 months. 163/164 vacation, setbacks, stress, lots of things going on. at one point i embrace... Read more

  • Blues Go Away

    7/11/2017 7:49:34 PM, by TAPPY49

    Will that really help, to wish the blues away. I have tried all day to improve my mood, and for the most part, it hasn't happened. It is just a... Read more

  • Some days better than others

    7/10/2017 12:41:32 PM, by TAPPY49

    I don't know about most of you, but since I started again on this journey to healthful living, I seem to have my emotional ups and downs. I am l... Read more

  • Self Restraint

    7/6/2017 4:04:56 PM, by TAPPY49

    Now that I have a made the decision to eliminate unhealthy foods from my food intake, it feels so easy to say no to donuts, egg salad and other i... Read more

  • Daily Struggle

    7/5/2017 11:17:12 AM, by TAPPY49

    When I have a stressful day, I struggle to keep my focus on my health. I weigh in today and I am not certain how I did overall this week. I had... Read more

  • Emotional

    7/3/2017 11:16:18 AM, by TAPPY49

    Conflict is a natural occurrence in our lives. For me, having conflict is usually resolved through eating. It is difficult for me to express my... Read more

  • Friends to Partners

    6/30/2017 11:59:39 AM, by TAPPY49

    My new husband and I went out for some alone time last night. Eating out when you are trying to maintain a healthy weight, as many already know,... Read more

  • Make it a habit, like breathing every day.

    6/29/2017 2:49:28 PM, by TAPPY49

    I have a renewed commitment to myself to venture into a healthier lifestyle. I know there will times that I stumble and times that I want to giv... Read more

  • One step at a time

    6/28/2017 6:55:31 PM, by TAPPY49

    In the last year and a half, I have made considerable strides with my health. In January 2016, I broke my foot and kept on passing out. After m... Read more

  • Blessed

    6/26/2017 12:27:24 PM, by TAPPY49

    As I continue to make changes in my eating habits and staying away from things that damage my body, I have committed to something even bigger. O... Read more

  • Wow, things change without noticing

    6/15/2017 5:53:34 PM, by TAPPY49

    It has been over four years since I made an entry. Things have gone up and down for me and I was very ill, went down in weight. When I got well... Read more

  • Day 2 - HCG - VCLD

    9/11/2016 11:26:23 AM, by PERSEPHONEROSE

    Day 1 - 188.1 Day 2 - 184.5 (-3.5 lbs) WOOO-HOO!!!! My energy has increased. I am in a better mood. And my digestion has improved. So far,... Read more

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