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  • Keep on Tracking

    10/12/2016 8:38:21 PM, by GAILRUU

    I do Weight Watchers and track on line. I also have a small notebook and each morning track my weight and whatever i eat during the day. For a ... Read more

  • Back on Track

    10/3/2016 10:36:40 PM, by GAILRUU

    I had a mini near catastrophe a bit over a week ago. I was afraid I was losing control and would eat myself back to obesity again but I am findi... Read more

  • Tricked Myself!

    9/25/2016 9:06:12 PM, by GAILRUU

    I had not two, but 3 days of eating far more than I should. Today I am back on track. I sat down last night and made a brief meal plan and then... Read more

  • Two Days?

    9/23/2016 10:13:14 PM, by GAILRUU

    Yesterday I had a binge which is something that has not happened to me for over a month. I have to be ultra careful this time of year when the d... Read more

  • I Hope I Learned Something!

    9/20/2016 10:12:14 PM, by GAILRUU

    It would be so easy to fall back into those old habits and regain all the weight it took me nearly a year and a half to lose. Weight loss is not... Read more

  • Cupcake Challenge

    9/18/2016 8:15:03 PM, by GAILRUU

    Today was my turn to provide something to go with coffee after church. My daughter and granddaughter helped by making me dozens of elaborately d... Read more

  • And Goal!

    9/6/2016 10:30:51 PM, by GAILRUU

    I reached my goal at WW today! I was extra careful this week and weighed and measured everything and it finally paid off. I will keep on sticki... Read more

  • Heading Down!

    8/23/2016 1:09:35 PM, by GAILRUU

    I lost another pound at my WW weigh in yesterday. I was hoping to get to my goal by the end of this month but I suspect it will be a few more we... Read more

  • The Long Wait!

    8/20/2016 11:20:14 PM, by GAILRUU

    I am so close to goal that I can taste it but the scale is not cooperating! I have increased my exercise, track, weigh and measure diligently an... Read more

  • Bobbing Up and Down

    8/4/2016 10:10:19 AM, by GAILRUU

    Those 10 pound marks are really difficult for me to get past. I am not sure if it is physiological or psychological. I am very close to my goal... Read more

  • The Last Day of July

    7/31/2016 10:07:43 AM, by GAILRUU

    Tomorrow is weigh in day at WW and I am hoping to be back to my pre camping trip weight. My goal for August will be to get to my goal and back t... Read more

  • Post Camping Recovery

    7/20/2016 9:43:28 PM, by GAILRUU

    I didn't do as well as I had hoped controlling my food intake at camp. It could have been worse though and the few pounds I saw on the scale are... Read more

  • One Last Obstacle

    7/11/2016 9:48:34 PM, by GAILRUU

    I am within 4 pounds of reaching my weight goal and this week is going to be a doozy as far as staying on track. First of all, I am going cam... Read more

  • Determination and Patience

    7/8/2016 9:17:55 PM, by GAILRUU

    My husband and son suspect I am not a patient person at heart although I do try my best to control that. I like things done "yesterday" and on m... Read more

  • Kale Konundrum (I know you don't spell it that way!)

    6/26/2016 2:36:32 PM, by GAILRUU

    A 10 pack of kale was an impulse buy this spring and it looked so healthy in the store that I brought it home to plant in my garden, Never mind ... Read more

  • Before the Rain

    6/25/2016 8:19:58 PM, by GAILRUU

    Rain was predicted for today so I got up and was out in the garden by 6:30. I did some weeding and mulching and after a short light rain, went b... Read more

  • Never Enough Time

    6/22/2016 9:12:16 PM, by GAILRUU

    I would spend the entire day outdoors if I could. Today started out as a perfect day with a light breeze, sunshine and temperatures in the 70s. ... Read more

  • The Stress Eater In Me!

    6/17/2016 11:40:42 PM, by GAILRUU

    As much as I love my grandkids, a day with a pair of active boys trapped indoors because of a thunderstorm does send me into a stress mode and fr... Read more

  • Those Dreaded Pot Lucks

    6/14/2016 12:16:40 PM, by GAILRUU

    It is really difficult to resist the food at a pot luck. The ladies at our church are very good cooks and bring their best efforts to the monthl... Read more

  • It's the Small Things!

    6/10/2016 10:07:51 AM, by GAILRUU

    I have discovered a number of ways to eat less and burn a few calories. Park away from the store. It adds more steps and usually means you... Read more

  • The Vegetable Garden is Planted!

    5/29/2016 8:14:20 PM, by GAILRUU

    It has been a busy month with lots of meetings, events and the yard and garden. Today I finally finished planting my garden. I have 6 kinds ... Read more

  • Garden Fever

    5/5/2016 5:36:03 PM, by GAILRUU

    I headed out to the garden the first thing this morning and got the whole thing tilled twice. Then I planted my seed potatoes, 4 varieties not c... Read more

  • Goodbye to an Old Friend

    4/27/2016 8:55:32 PM, by GAILRUU

    Today was a sad one in our house. Our fifteen year old Shih Tzu has been having seizures and today was so lethargic we made the decision to have... Read more

  • Am I The Only One?

    4/24/2016 8:26:17 AM, by GAILRUU

    Yesterday I went to a workshop on gardening. It was fun and informative which is not the point of this blog. The question I have is "Am I the o... Read more

  • Spring Clean Up

    4/20/2016 10:55:13 AM, by GAILRUU

    One of my most satisfying exercises is to clean up my local rural roadside. This morning I walked half a mile and picked up winter trash from al... Read more

  • And Ten to Go!

    4/19/2016 8:09:12 PM, by GAILRUU

    I officially have 10 more pounds to go to get to my Weight Watchers goal. It has taken me nearly a year to get this far with a 37 plus pound los... Read more

  • The Birds are Singing, Flowers Blooming!

    4/16/2016 9:50:22 AM, by GAILRUU

    I love spring. I love gardening which is one reason and I enjoy walking along the road and through the woods to see what is happening. My day i... Read more

  • What should I call today's blog ?

    4/5/2016 7:47:12 PM, by TATHY49

    Well ,it has been awhile since I did my last blog , a... Read more

  • Slow but Progress Anyway

    4/4/2016 9:18:09 PM, by GAILRUU

    I weighed in at Weight Watchers today and got back to my lowest weight that I have reached there during this last 11 months with the program. Th... Read more

  • Determination

    3/21/2016 7:39:03 PM, by GAILRUU

    After my disheartening weigh in last week when I had a 4 pound weight gain, today was really encouraging. I not only lost that 4 pounds but anot... Read more

  • Rocky Week

    3/19/2016 9:40:44 PM, by GAILRUU

    I have been fighting a binge mentality all week. Today and yesterday have been fine so I am hoping that I have worked past it. I try to find so... Read more

  • Getting Back On Track

    3/14/2016 11:15:10 PM, by GAILRUU

    This last weekend was not a good one for my diet. I did track what I ate but had some lapses in good judgement and indulged a bit too much and w... Read more

  • I don't like the word " hate "

    3/13/2016 12:51:10 PM, by TATHY49

    Okay here i am again for the first time on the year 2016 since this year started , I did took a leave of absent from all media like and Spark... Read more

  • A Few Compliments!

    3/6/2016 2:37:01 PM, by GAILRUU

    Today at church two people commented on how much weight I have lost, particularly in my face (although that wasn't the area I was concerned about... Read more

  • End of Winter Doldrums

    3/2/2016 9:18:21 AM, by GAILRUU

    I am doing my best to keep busy indoors and spend less time on the computer and more moving around. Last year I sat far too much and along with ... Read more

  • Another Good Week

    2/28/2016 8:49:33 PM, by GAILRUU

    I did a little cooking this week. I bought some Wonton skins and decided to experiment and see what i could do with them. I found one recipe fo... Read more

  • I Can't Remember How Long It Has Been

    2/25/2016 4:46:39 PM, by GAILRUU

    I quit tracking my food and exercise several years ago and of course the predictable outcome occurred. I gained all my weight back again. Forwa... Read more

  • Feeling like the weather...

    12/20/2015 4:43:05 PM, by TATHY49

    Well , I am feeling like this weather , we are having ... Read more

  • Very upset

    10/9/2015 9:15:48 AM, by TATHY49

    my ubs port for my spark fitness tracker is not worki... Read more

  • I saw this today and decided ituse it as well

    9/29/2015 10:41:47 AM, by TATHY49

    I've been here before. In this position, thinking "this time, it will be different". Many times. I have to realise that in order f... Read more

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