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  • Reporting In

    5/31/2016 9:39:25 PM, by ZIPPOZEPPO

    I once went on a medical weight loss per doctors orders .I meet with the doctor weekly. I lived on an 800 calorie diet. I weighed in weekly. Got my blood drawn every 2 weeks. Attended these awful group therapy session. I spent an unbelievable amount of money on tasteless high protein food. I lost ... Read more

  • I Finally WEIGH -IN

    5/29/2016 12:06:33 AM, by ZIPPOZEPPO

    When I started working for a healthier lifestyle. I promise myself, I would not weigh myself on any regular schedule. Watching my weight off and on all my life I never could get passed the disappointment of not losing weight when I had been really really trying. Weight Watcher was the worst, clapp... Read more

  • Free Popcorn uh-oh

    5/26/2016 1:33:35 PM, by ZIPPOZEPPO

    We play DJ trivia with a team on Thursday nights in Holt Michigan. The game is played in the back of Buddies restaurant. Great food but now that I have asthma that is exacerbated by gastric reflux I have to be very careful what I what I eat, especially in the evening. No more wet burrito with ext... Read more

  • Death Valley Hiking

    5/23/2016 7:43:51 PM, by ZIPPOZEPPO

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  • Palm Spring and Joshua Tree National Park

    5/20/2016 4:21:20 PM, by ZIPPOZEPPO

    We flew into McCarren Airport in Las Vegas Then we drive to Palm Springs, Palm Springs was everything I wanted it to be. Blue sky, warm and very little traffic. We got to spend the following days with friends from Michigan who relocated there Mark took us to an overlook of the area . F... Read more

  • Workin' the Spark

    5/18/2016 6:17:26 PM, by ZIPPOZEPPO

    I am slowly (very slowly) feeling a tiny bit better. I have been counting calorie for 6 days and tracking for 3. Tracking by computer beats the heck out of the old days of Weight Watchers papers trackers or pocket size spiral notebooks. I would always start the week out with the best of intentions ... Read more

  • Asthma is kicking my butt

    5/15/2016 1:35:45 PM, by ZIPPOZEPPO

    I wanted to blog about what went wrong and what was right about my vacation. But right now my asthma is kicking my butt. After, having no problems in the hot sunny desert-I came back to home to pollen, mold spores, rain, and unseasonably cold. Earlier in late winter and early spring I had bro... Read more

  • Support . . .

    5/10/2016 12:58:31 PM, by MINISAPPHYRE

    We all need it don't we? I just let my mother know I'm "trying to lose some weight". She didn't say anything. She was going to ask me about the turkey sausage I bought for my breakfast sandwich. So I told her. I also dropped a line to Richard and asked him about good carbs because I don't... Read more

  • Richard's MOTD and Motivation

    5/10/2016 12:55:01 PM, by MINISAPPHYRE

    Richard's Motivation I`ve got 24 hours today to concentrate on winning this fight! THANK YOU SO MUCH! Tuesday, 10 May 2016 It's one of the most overlooked, yet simple niceties in the world as far as I'm concerned. I was blessed to be raised by one very special lady, Shi... Read more

  • I'm Terrible ...

    5/9/2016 6:26:00 PM, by MINISAPPHYRE

    About not wanting to waste food. So of course the best way to NOT waste it it so eat it. Well thank goodness it's only ribs I'm not wasting, those and pinto beans. Today isn't a good day, I got yelled at and beaten down verbally YET AGAIN but I'm picking myself up dusting myself off and goi... Read more

  • Richard's MOTD and Motivation

    5/9/2016 6:22:05 PM, by MINISAPPHYRE

    Richard's Motivation I may be too busy for a lot of things, but I`ll never be too busy to take good care of me. THE LATEST FOOD FACTS Monday, 09 May 2016 Oh, those scientists are always making new discoveries and I'm not just talking about of new celestial bodies in outer... Read more

  • RS Blogpost O' the Day!

    5/7/2016 11:48:38 AM, by MINISAPPHYRE

    Daily Motivation: Richard's Motivation I owe no one an apology for who I am. EATING OUT? Saturday, 07 May 2016 I talked to you yesterday about the way we Americans eat today. And, I'm sorry to say, it really isn't so good. Also, a few weeks ago, I discussed how... Read more

  • Up and At 'Em . . .

    5/7/2016 11:43:18 AM, by MINISAPPHYRE

    Ready to get this day going I have about 3 solid hours of cleaning to do so that is my workout today. I will do well on calories, I do my food tracking a day in advance and just follow the menu I've laid out so no choices to make that might sabotage me. Can't wait till Monday so I can get st... Read more

  • Needed This One . . .

    5/7/2016 12:10:03 AM, by MINISAPPHYRE

    Richard's Motivation I really want to lose weight and be healthy. I believe that I deserve it and that I will do it. ... Read more

  • Still At It

    5/6/2016 9:38:07 PM, by MINISAPPHYRE

    Have a goal to lose 5 pound in a month from today. 334 That's my only goal right now. 9 Just curious, did anyone see the documentary PBS did on Janis Joplin? I loved her. I'm very melancholy since watching that. ... Read more