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Day 65 - Another wonky weather day
1/7/2014 7:30:28 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Yesterday, we had a full spectrum of weather. We went from 5C to -28C from beginning to end. It rained, it flash froze, it snowed. Wonderful. Toda...  Read more

MIMMICA

Days 51-64 -- Two weeks and still working at it
1/6/2014 7:30:57 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I went AWOL again for two weeks, but I didn't stop working towards getting rid of the weight I gained before Christmas. The holidays themselves...  Read more

MIMMICA

Days 44 - 50 (wow... has it been a whole week?? Oh, and official weigh-in))
12/23/2013 12:31:08 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Holy moly. I got side tracked big time. Not only did the eatorama continue, but I didn't even bother to weigh in, track food, drink water... talk ab...  Read more

MIMMICA

Days 42 and 43.... Hoisting myself back up on the track
12/16/2013 2:07:43 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Sunday wasn't much better for me in terms of eating. Went over the calories again, but at least it wasn't all bread. I've convinced myself that...  Read more

MIMMICA

Days 39, 40 and 41 - Eatorama ... URGH!!!
12/14/2013 11:13:47 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well. What can I say. I took a serious detour from the 'track' and am back. First, the deeds: - Thursday morning someone brought in co...  Read more

MIMMICA

Days 37 and 38...
12/11/2013 8:18:15 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I didn't blog yesterday, day 37. I ended up leaving the office at 2:00, coming home, getting into my jammies and sleeping. I ended up eating w...  Read more

MIMMICA

Week - Day 30 to Day 36 - and official weigh-in!
12/9/2013 8:07:27 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Wow, it's been a busy week. Haven't gotten much blogging in, but have managed to stay on track and all of my efforts are paying off. Last...  Read more

MIMMICA

Days 26, 27, 28 and Day 29 -- And official weigh-in
12/2/2013 2:33:43 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Days 26 - Friday: Busy at the office. Stayed on track except for Friday night. Got home on Friday, felt exhausted, had a 30 minute nap, and d...  Read more

MIMMICA

Days 23, 24 and 25.... busy, busy, busy!
11/28/2013 7:50:27 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Day 23: I ended up baking cookies on Tuesday morning, and then again on Tuesday after work. I donated the cookies to the charity auction that we...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 22 - Official Weigh-in Day! WOOO HOOO!!
11/25/2013 1:32:14 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Official weigh-in number: 246.8! YAY ME!!! That's a total of 8.2 lbs down from November 4th, when I decided to get back on track. YA...  Read more

MIMMICA

Days 19, 20 and 21 - Where did the weekend go?
11/24/2013 5:12:29 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Day 19 - Friday: Busy day at the office. Stayed on track and felt great all day. Day 20 - Saturday: More compliments from my frien...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 17 and 18 - Sticking around and seeing results!
11/21/2013 5:34:29 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Last evening, my friend gave me a compliment. He was just back from being out of town for three days, and when I opened up my door to greet him, the...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 16 - Sleepy head
11/20/2013 9:17:02 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I got home from work on Monday, had my dinner, and then went in to my room to change into my painting clothes -- the bed was beckoning me -- so before...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 14 and 15 - Didn't blog again yesterday... official weigh in today
11/18/2013 8:21:03 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Day 14: Had every intention of blogging, even had the page open and ready to go, but I got sidetracked with the painting, and never came back to...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 12 and Day 13: Getting things done, and still on track!
11/16/2013 6:42:19 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, Friday was an uneventful evening. I managed to stay right on track with my eating, and my water consumption, which is great. I had left wo...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 11 - Didn't blog yesterday!
11/15/2013 7:30:20 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Eeep! I meant to, but every time I opened the blog window, I got sidetracked. Yesterday was a much better day, except of course, for the l...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 10 - Recovery... from salt cravings!
11/13/2013 5:16:29 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday turned out to be a "salt" craving day. After drinking six cups of water in the space of an hour, I finally caved in and bought some honey m...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 9 - Dreary out -- need sunshine!!!
11/12/2013 8:13:03 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Bleh. I dislike dreary, wet, cold days. It's icky out. I foresee a day of me sitting at the office with the happy lamp on my desk set to "high" all...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 8 - Official weigh-in day ... drumroll, please....
11/11/2013 8:20:57 AM,  5 COMMENTS

.... 251.2..... YAY ME! 3.8 lbs down. I'm pleased with my progress, and am looking forward to seeing what the weigh-in will be after ano...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 7 - The sweet taste of progress...
11/10/2013 6:12:48 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Had a lazy day today, it was dark, wet, cold and dreary out, so after breakfast and groceries, I sat and watched a movie while I crocheted. After lun...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 6 - Progress is a wonderful reward
11/9/2013 7:10:51 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Still on track, and feeling fantastic. Didn't get to do any patching or painting yet, not too worried about it, I'll get around to it at some p...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 5 - Still here...
11/8/2013 4:24:45 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It's 4:15 p.m., and I'll be leaving the office soon. It's been a long, boring day at the office, and the weather outside has been dark and gloomy. I...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 4 - This is working!
11/7/2013 8:09:02 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I went dancing last night, danced up a storm, had a fantastic time, and the 60 minutes or so on the dance floor (yay me!) more than made up for not go...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 3 - Changes I've made are already working
11/6/2013 8:37:06 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Yes, I am one of those people that weigh in every morning at the same time. Some people say it's a deterrent, but for me, it's the only way to keep m...  Read more

MIMMICA

Day 2 - Still here
11/5/2013 7:38:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a good day. I made a list of what I needed to accomplish and set it on the counter top. I had six items listed, I did four of th...  Read more

MIMMICA

Nov. 4, 2013 -- Here I start again...
11/4/2013 7:29:25 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, I am back, again. The good news is I didn't balloon back up as much as I could have. I am back at 255.0 lbs. Something that I plan to c...  Read more

MIMMICA

Very unexpected interruption
10/1/2013 11:15:26 AM,  5 COMMENTS

148 Almost a month gone by without posting. The foot I had surgery on was run over by a small child on a bike (NOT my grandchild) and after see...  Read more

FUNKYG1

Incredible people
9/9/2013 1:43:07 PM,  10 COMMENTS

148 What a day I had on Friday. I took my 5 year grandson to his kindergarten class and picked him up again. SIL had an accident a while back...  Read more

FUNKYG1

Miscellaneous/for Kerry's friend
9/4/2013 5:02:43 PM,  3 COMMENTS

148 Kerry, after I posted about my surgery I realized I left a few pertinent details out. First of all I live in British Columbia and all C...  Read more

FUNKYG1

Wheat Belly
9/2/2013 4:32:17 PM,  9 COMMENTS

148 I don't know if any of you have read this book or actually tried the cook book but right now I am just reading it. It is very interesting w...  Read more

FUNKYG1

Back after 9 month absence
9/1/2013 2:39:27 PM,  7 COMMENTS

148 Hello to all my Sparkfriends. As you can see by my title, it has been close to nine months since I last posted. What have I been up to? W...  Read more

FUNKYG1

For my American friends on Sparkpeople
7/4/2013 1:01:14 PM,  6 COMMENTS

This was sent to me by a friend, a Canadian, that now lives in Texas. I am not sure who took the photo, so I will label it "Photographer unknown". ...  Read more

MARGOMANIAC

The Daffodil Principle-Author/Source Unknown
4/8/2013 2:18:20 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Several times my daughter had telephoned to say, 'Mother, you must come to see the daffodils before they are over.' I wanted to go, but it was a...  Read more

MARGOMANIAC

Caution: Your clothes can make you look larger than you are!
3/16/2013 4:11:16 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I look like a frump in my all my dress pants and when I glance in the mirror I feel like one too. I have a very old (year 1999) and very worn pai...  Read more

ARMETIS

March 9...
3/9/2013 10:47:02 AM,  6 COMMENTS

My weigh-in this week was a bit of a surprise to me, but then I checked when the last time I weighed in was, and discovered that it was three weeks ag...  Read more

MIMMICA

Not again!
2/25/2013 12:05:50 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I didn't have a problem with reaching my menopausal phase of life, in fact I embraced it. I tell my friends how much better I feel now. Until a...  Read more

ARMETIS

Feb. 23
2/23/2013 10:08:54 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Holy smokes, I can't believe my last blog was two weeks ago. It's been pretty routine these last two weeks. Working, staying on track, getting in...  Read more

MIMMICA

Repeating myself.
2/11/2013 4:16:19 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Here I go repeating myself. A little bit of exercise and already I'm feeling more energetic. It really doesn't take much. Kicking my own butt...  Read more

ARMETIS

February 9
2/9/2013 11:08:01 AM,  4 COMMENTS

257.8 YAY!!! I'm only 1.8 lbs off target according to the weight charts. If I stay on track, I should have absolutely not problem meeting my go...  Read more

MIMMICA

Picking myself up.
2/7/2013 2:29:40 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I finally got back on the elliptical the other day. It was a difficult 10 minutes. It should not have been a surprise considering my lack of exerci...  Read more

ARMETIS

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