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  • A new week

    3/7/2016 8:59:12 AM, by MJZHERE

    Up early, early this morning. Due to an early night - two ibuprofen and I am down for the count. Enjoyed our beautiful weather yesterday at the ... Read more

  • Took care of me

    3/6/2016 9:21:41 AM, by MJZHERE

    Yesterday I took care of me. Pain said enough. Lots of sitting. That tiny little ligament that allows us to stand upright just plain quit most of... Read more

  • Day off

    3/5/2016 10:59:30 AM, by MJZHERE

    So excited yesterday to do weights. Yes, little weights but still... Today though I am so feeling it. Not sure if I was quite ready but maybe mu... Read more

  • First real workout in a while

    3/4/2016 10:01:59 PM, by KLWALDON

    Wow! I am out of shape. Major. I didn't realize how out of shape I was until I started really working out. Wow. There are no other words. Just w... Read more

  • Not all weeks are the same

    3/4/2016 9:32:19 AM, by RUNNING_SNAIL

    Oh well, I won't dwell on last week's result, I know they can't all be super results, so I'll just be happy with the loss I have this week. ... Read more

  • Overdoing

    3/4/2016 9:24:05 AM, by MJZHERE

    Sf asked if I was doing too much - that is a good question. My pt says he wants me to do some but not too much. Hard place for me and always se... Read more

  • Sticking to the food plan

    3/3/2016 10:52:36 PM, by MJZHERE

    So I have stuck to the plan eating, and am proud to say that even though the scale is not cooperating, I have not deviated. Not sure what is goi... Read more

  • I was discouraged.

    3/3/2016 2:44:44 PM, by JILLPRCLL

    For no real reason, I was down and discouraged this morning. I got in the treadmill and started having pain in my Achilles tendon area, so I fel... Read more

  • I ran!

    3/1/2016 6:57:02 PM, by JILLPRCLL

    I ran for 2 minutes, 3 different times, while walking in the treadmill this morning. 1 mile total in 17 minutes. I'm excited to be able to do a... Read more

  • Keeping an eye on the road ahead

    3/1/2016 9:41:26 AM, by MJZHERE

    Today in pt I will be finding out what I am and am not suppose to be doing. The plan was to retrain muscles, so as not to fall back into old pat... Read more

  • What happens when you abandon the scale

    2/29/2016 10:13:26 AM, by CECE0330

    Is you find yourself at the doctor's office getting weighed in, and sure that there is a mistake somewhere with the number that pops up. Actuall... Read more

  • Embarrassing

    2/29/2016 9:08:20 AM, by JILLPRCLL

    My husband has the day off. He does not have a weight problem. He does however have LOTS of advice. Most if it is uneducated. Anyway...I hate ... Read more

  • Nervous.

    2/28/2016 6:00:42 PM, by JILLPRCLL

    Tomorrow is day 7. I plan on weighing myself. I'm not scared about the number...I'm scared of my reaction. Why do we put so much emphasis on t... Read more

  • Feeling hopeful

    2/28/2016 10:44:16 AM, by MJZHERE

    Pain pretty much gone from shoulder. Yes, there is muscle hurt, fatigue, nerve stuff but THAT pain is gone. Pt Mike working on shoulder has give... Read more

  • My first blog!

    2/28/2016 1:20:18 AM, by NMORIARTY8024

    This is my very first blog post ever. I'm not entirely sure what a "blog" is, but I keep a journal so I don't think it's much different. To... Read more

  • fear of failure

    2/27/2016 4:24:04 PM, by JILLPRCLL

    I have attempted to lose weight so many times! It is embarrassing. And every time, it ended in failure. So... I am so afraid of doing that aga... Read more

  • Family affair

    2/26/2016 8:27:50 PM, by JILLPRCLL

    I'm so excited!!! My teenage girls are starting their own journeys!! It is going to be so great for us all to help each other out! I hope we w... Read more

  • Happy for the veggies

    2/26/2016 7:53:26 PM, by MJZHERE

    So whether it is hormones, cycle, whatever, I am finding myself wanting to eat large portions. I realized that I was going back for seconds a lo... Read more

  • OMG!

    2/26/2016 12:06:08 PM, by RUNNING_SNAIL

    My face this morning when I stepped on the scale!!!... Read more

  • You never know

    2/25/2016 5:20:01 PM, by MJZHERE

    Several years back I went on a diet to get to goal weight. I am currently on the same diet. When I was losing weight the first time around, I ha... Read more

  • Before pictures.

    2/25/2016 3:53:18 PM, by JILLPRCLL

    336. 100+ to lose!... Read more

  • Charm bracelet rewards

    2/25/2016 7:58:37 AM, by JILLPRCLL

    I've been trying to think if a reward system for my healthy journey. I'm just getting started, I want to lose 100 pounds. I've dieted and bough... Read more

  • Ripping things apart to put them back together

    2/24/2016 3:57:13 PM, by MJZHERE

    Isn't that the way of it with most things? Been busy on the house (spring cleaning this time of the year in our parts). Moved lots of things arou... Read more

  • Sleep schedule.

    2/24/2016 12:31:58 PM, by JILLPRCLL

    I'm an RN. I'm lucky enough to work perdiem, which mean I work 8-32 hours per week, depending on staffing needs. I work night shifts. So, as y... Read more

  • Physical therapy and some thoughts

    2/24/2016 11:33:35 AM, by MJZHERE

    A blog by Laura on physical therapy made me realize I am going to continue working at being an active participant in understanding what is going ... Read more

  • Maintenance

    2/23/2016 12:17:02 PM, by MJZHERE

    What a journey with weight loss, weight gain. This morning having lost 6 pounds, about 10 more to go, I thought ahead to maintenance. I just re... Read more

  • a little update

    2/23/2016 10:29:20 AM, by RUNNING_SNAIL

    I hopped on the dreadmill today and it wasn't as bad ... Read more

  • getting started.

    2/23/2016 9:13:13 AM, by JILLPRCLL

    What is it about starting again that feels so humiliating? I've been contemplating this for the past month or so. Well, yesterday, I started. ... Read more

  • Always learning

    2/21/2016 12:26:53 PM, by MJZHERE

    Being a girl, having "dieted" as long as I can remember, I thought I was well versed in nutrition. Always ate vegetables and fruits, hated choco... Read more

  • A return to eating at the table

    2/20/2016 2:48:12 PM, by MJZHERE

    Well I just changed my house around (with a lot of grumbling from my husband about me using my shoulder) and love how it is featuring some beauti... Read more

  • Perseverance paid off

    2/19/2016 4:55:56 PM, by MJZHERE

    So I stuck to the food plan (even though the scale kept climbing), doing the pt exercises, and finally got rewarded via the scale. Crazy hormone... Read more

  • two week report

    2/19/2016 7:31:54 AM, by RUNNING_SNAIL

    It's been two weeks since I rose from the fat death... Read more

  • Maybe tmi for some

    2/18/2016 10:14:46 AM, by MJZHERE

    I am pleased that I have stuck to eating healthy thru 2 special food events and watching the scale climb even while I was doing what I should. Wa... Read more

  • Excitement then pain

    2/17/2016 9:52:23 AM, by MJZHERE

    I am happy to have found a very knowledgeable physical therapist who has had the same uncommon injury in the past as I did! God hears and answer... Read more

  • "Are you getting Skinny"?

    2/16/2016 8:11:48 PM, by TIGGER33079

    Asked by a male at work today whom I haven't probably seen in about a month ~ Me - "Trying to" him - "Not for heath reasons I hope" Me -... Read more

  • Updated goals

    2/16/2016 1:21:20 PM, by GRACEANNE46

    1600-1800 cal per day 150+ protein grams per day 40+ fiber grams per day less that 100 grams total sugar per day (including the sugar in f... Read more

  • God is good all the time

    2/16/2016 10:03:40 AM, by MJZHERE

    So three days on the 17 day diet and I am up another pound. I post knowing some people will think I am "cheating", water gain, etc. Keeping a j... Read more

  • Life's journeys

    2/15/2016 6:18:06 PM, by MJZHERE

    Almost 3 days success sticking to my food plan (and yesterday was a big luncheon!). Thank you to those who encouraged me to stick to my guns abo... Read more

  • I finally think "I can"

    2/14/2016 11:17:38 AM, by TIGGER33079

    I finally feel like I can actually "do this." Whatever that means right? I'm sure many of you have said that in the past and failed. I think I... Read more

  • Here I am again

    2/13/2016 6:48:43 PM, by MJZHERE

    Well, I did it. I hit the weight that I said I would never see again. I know things are out of wack because a pound a day for 4 days when I kno... Read more

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