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Realizations
7/29/2014 9:22:49 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Wow didn't know that it's been so long since I've last wrote on here. I've officially "quit" WW again. It's not because it's not working it's becaus...  Read more

MRSCOCHRAN2011

Bad Decisions, Good Decisions.
6/19/2014 12:49:29 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I forgot my wedding anniversary yesterday. I'm opposite the female stereotype and tend to lose track of the date. Sometime in June is the most I...  Read more

XENA47

Shall I jump on the scale today?
6/13/2014 12:09:37 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Um...No. I had this discussion with myself this morning and a similar one earlier this week. It's not as if I'm cheating or dieting severel...  Read more

XENA47

"Help" from my friends, too.
6/10/2014 2:58:42 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The good part about losing weight and taking care of myself is it makes me feel good. I gain confidence and want to get social. Having a soci...  Read more

XENA47

"Help" from my spouse.
6/7/2014 7:29:30 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday afternoon, the local recreational center held an end of the school year celebration. I spent about four hours there in clown makeup, paint...  Read more

XENA47

Gotta dance, gotta sing . . .
6/5/2014 6:36:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, I didn't really HAVE to, but I like to make my workouts as fun as possible. Lately, I've been working out to music. It helps me keep my energy...  Read more

XENA47

Procrastination
6/4/2014 6:50:19 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I've had a few days of eating well now and it has done wonders for leveling out my moods and my appetite. It's getting very easy to put off eating be...  Read more

XENA47

Food and Mood
6/3/2014 6:40:50 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This morning I woke up happy. It's something that hasn't happened in awhile. Lately, between arthritis, excess weight, and the general lousy feeling...  Read more

XENA47

Making a new start.
6/2/2014 3:36:26 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It's Monday and a new month, so I'm making a new beginning. I really need to get serious about food and fitness. I haven't updated my weight tracker...  Read more

XENA47

Wow! What 65 lbs down looks like!
5/30/2014 12:12:12 PM,  10 COMMENTS

When the before picture was taken back in 2013 I immediately threw it away. But it was the picture I saw that changed my mind about my weight. So I...  Read more

MRSCOCHRAN2011

First 5K
5/19/2014 10:37:11 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Well I did it! I walked my first 5K and it felt awesome! I can honestly say though that I'm not absolutely hooked but knowing it was for three speci...  Read more

MRSCOCHRAN2011

Momma's day!!
5/11/2014 12:11:51 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Happy Mamma's day!!! Daily challenge time! "Share a way you could update a favorite family recipe to make it healthier." And I posted....  Read more

NOBODY014

Wow
5/9/2014 10:30:35 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I've hit a new weightloss mark for me and it feels good! Since I started this journey in 2013 I've now lost 65 lbs! I still have 111 lbs to go til g...  Read more

MRSCOCHRAN2011

An Overeaters Mentality
5/8/2014 12:05:06 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Well.. Last night we went to my FAVORITE and WORSE place to eat. Pizza Hut! I was so scared going in there because I know me and I know my mind and...  Read more

MRSCOCHRAN2011

daily challenge
5/7/2014 5:50:19 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I've been on the daily challenge, page for a year and it like an on and off thing :( But I want to make it an everyday thing. Daily challenge...  Read more

NOBODY014

Hi all!
4/29/2014 10:07:11 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I haven't written in a while, I log on every day but haven't been able to put together a blog in a while. I love weight watchers, however I've been l...  Read more

MRSCOCHRAN2011

Week 2 Weight Watchers
3/28/2014 10:19:45 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Okay so I'm on week 2 of getting back on track with Weight Watchers and this weeks weight loss is 4.4lbs! I'm super excited that I'm on my way to a h...  Read more

MRSCOCHRAN2011

Getting back to me... Part 2
3/18/2014 10:06:07 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I was definitely not expecting to have a part two but just had to say that after a lot of thought about it and talking with the people around me about...  Read more

MRSCOCHRAN2011

Getting back to me...
3/17/2014 11:37:43 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Ever since I miscarried no scratch that, ever since I found out I was originally pregnant back in Jan of this year I have been completely derailed fro...  Read more

MRSCOCHRAN2011

I'm back....
2/24/2014 12:22:45 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Well last Thursday I found out that I had started the process of miscarrying my precious cargo. I have prayed from the beginning of finding out that...  Read more

MRSCOCHRAN2011

Nervousness
2/3/2014 1:14:49 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Well last week I found out that I'm pregnant. I'm still a very plus size woman at 268.2 lbs and have numerous worries the biggest one is miscarrying....  Read more

MRSCOCHRAN2011

Week 2 of this new year!!
1/11/2014 2:38:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Week 2 I'm grateful for... 1) A nice sunny day 2) Family and friends I have 3) going for a walk. 4) The wild women inside 5) My feel...  Read more

NOBODY014

New Year 2014
1/6/2014 11:18:58 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I look at this and think, I least I keep trying. I just keep getting distracted. And have a hard time getting with it in the last year. I'm hoping...  Read more

NOBODY014

Life/family/holiday/schoo
l = BUSY!!

12/22/2013 12:54:11 AM,  0 COMMENTS

WOW! It's almost Christmas, and I'm ready. I just got done with my first term in collage. It was an awesome experience. Going back was the best idea...  Read more

NOBODY014

Holidays...ain't It Great!!!
12/1/2013 9:02:27 AM,  0 COMMENTS

It's Great . This year I didn't get to eat that much, due to the gallstones ;( but oh well, it just keep my on my track. Just in a bad way. This y...  Read more

NOBODY014

Love my body.
11/25/2013 2:47:30 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I seem this and it reminded me of what needs to be done. Love Myself!!! If I love myself I wouldn't hate my body so much. And I would do...  Read more

NOBODY014

College!!!!
11/20/2013 7:34:54 PM,  0 COMMENTS

WOW! I started. 31 year old and just started college. First one in m family, I'm having problem with adding exercise in my schedule. With classes, ho...  Read more

NOBODY014

11/10/2013
11/10/2013 6:23:51 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Since I found out about the gallstones. My body's been acting up. I don't know if anybody else as this issue. Your fine, nothing hurts, you feel not g...  Read more

NOBODY014

Gallstones
11/7/2013 10:54:26 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So the doc. office called and let me now that the test they been running had found gallstones. YAY!! Not. They are wanting me to come in for a surgic...  Read more

NOBODY014

10/23/2013
10/23/2013 1:08:05 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I need to write stuff. I don't know if I'm losing weight or my clothes are stretching out. To the scale I'm staying the same weight, but...  Read more

NOBODY014

ok day 80
10/20/2013 4:05:09 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It's been 80 days since I cut back on the soda. I'm still down to 3 a week. I'm very proud of that. cause I went from 4 or 5 cans a day to 3 a week....  Read more

NOBODY014

Here I am!!!
10/14/2013 10:47:10 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I tried the giving up soda. But that is so hard. But I did cut down to 1 to 3 soda (cans) a week! I think that's real good. I'm going to try harder...  Read more

NOBODY014

Health in a microwave?
8/22/2013 6:47:20 AM,  7 COMMENTS

The past few days have been interesting; how to live in a motel for an extended period of time and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We are currently bac...  Read more

MILLIFRED

Stumbling a Bit.
8/13/2013 6:37:33 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Itís all the rage right now to be a cross fitter. I figured out pretty fast Iím not cut out for it. Iíve never been much of an athlete to begin with...  Read more

XENA47

For diabetics reversing diabetes
8/11/2013 11:41:13 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I have had my blood sugars under good control for about 6 months now with a combination of weight loss, diet and exercise. Yesterday afternoon I kept...  Read more

MILLIFRED

Do We Make Time for Family?
8/5/2013 11:29:57 AM,  4 COMMENTS

This weekend was a family weekend with activities revolving around family. We are fortunate enough to have two of our daughters and 12 of our grandch...  Read more

MILLIFRED

day 5 morning
8/4/2013 11:28:16 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Having problems this morning. I want a soda so bad, but I'll make it through this. I guess what makes this day different from all the other day, is t...  Read more

NOBODY014

Day 4
8/3/2013 1:49:40 AM,  0 COMMENTS

This is tough. Day 4!!!! No soda. But it's tough, but I can do this. I never realize how much something so unhealthy is everywhere. Or how...  Read more

NOBODY014

Non Scale Victories!
8/2/2013 10:01:36 AM,  12 COMMENTS

I am back off maintenance and attempting to lose just a few more pounds but am struggling a bit. I kept thinking there seemed to be less fat arou...  Read more

MILLIFRED

ok, here the plan. Sticking to it is the hard part.
7/30/2013 10:36:49 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Yesterday, I got my blood work results back!!! The doc says I'm healthy. My cholesterol is good, liver function, blood suger, theyrod, Everything goo...  Read more

NOBODY014

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