Success! :)
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      9 comments

Yay! I have lost 4 pounds so far! Woohoo! I know that it's slow, but I don't care. I am very happy with my progress. It is so much better than no progress or even worse, gaining. I must be doing something right! This makes me so happy (and encou... Read more
Starting Again Again
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      14 comments

So here I am trying again to focus on weight loss. I always start out determined and then life gets in the way and I lose my focus and return to bad habits. My diet is healthy--vegan, low fat, no sugar, gluten free, whole grain. Lots of ve... Read more
Goals Met Today
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      3 comments

I am finally feeling better and I seem to be on the downside of this virus. I haven't got all of my voice back yet (I still sound pretty hoarse), but hopefully it will return to normal soon, because I am looking forward to working out as soon a... Read more
Relaxing and Enjoying this Winter Evening
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      2 comments

This winter out here in the southwest has been way colder than any that I can remember. But I am sitting here by my wood stove, warm and cozy and relaxing with a cup of herb tea (and my corgi at my feet). I am trying to learn to relax and take... Read more
The Goals I Met Today
Monday, January 03, 2011      2 comments

So now I am determined to give myself credit for the goals I meet and to hold myself accountable by blogging about it....hopefully this will help to keep me on track. Here's how I did today: Planned my meals ahead of time Ate healthy food... Read more
New Start
Monday, January 03, 2011      2 comments

Like some of you, I am going to try to make a new start and make new resolutions for this new year. I usually make big plans and try to do something too hard, too difficult and too complicated for me to be able to maintain for a long period of ... Read more
Livin' the Farm Life
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      1 comments

Well, I haven't posted anything in a long time, and I don't usually post because I tell myself I'm too busy. But I know that posting is supposed to help me to stay on track with my diet, exercise, and weight loss (hopefully). Truth be told, I c... Read more
Friday, July 30, 2010      5 comments

My back is much better today, and after a couple of days rest, I am able to be up and around and even did enough housework and animal chores to log a little over 10,000 steps on my little pedometer. Thank goodness for my daughters, who kept up w... Read more
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      6 comments

Well, I've been pretty busy lately and so have been neglecting Spark People :(. But right now my back pain is acting up, probably due to weather, and I am forced slow down (a.k.a. sit or lay down). So now I have a chance to spend more time her... Read more
Friday, July 23, 2010      2 comments

I just watched this video here at spark people. If you haven't watched it yet, it is worth taking the time to watch. This story was really moving, truly inspirational. Here is the address: www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/motivation_ar... Read more
Sticking to the Plan!
Friday, July 09, 2010      4 comments

So far so good! I've been sticking to my diet plan the past few days thanks to a lot of good advice and support from all of you. Thank you for all of your help! No new weight loss yet, but at least I'm sticking to the plan! That plus being... Read more
I Am Not Falling off the Wagon Today!!
Monday, July 05, 2010      3 comments

I am not falling off the wagon today. I am going to live for today and focus on what I need to do (foodwise) just for today. I can tackle today! So far, so good for today! If I can just get past that late evening craving............Wish me l... Read more
Control My Food, Not Let My Food Control Me!
Thursday, July 01, 2010      4 comments

No new weight loss yes, but I am optimistic. So far, I haven't been following any plan, just counting calories and trying to make healthy choices. But I have to admit, sometimes I get busy and tired and put off recording my calories, and so I f... Read more
Finally, Muscle soreness!
Thursday, June 24, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday, I was determined to get a good workout despite my hip pain, so I pulled out my Total Gym (a $5 find at a yard sale), dusted it off, and went to town! I got a workout good enough to give me sore muscles (a good thing to me) with out in... Read more
Thanks for all the Encouragement!
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      2 comments

All the comments are so supportive and so encouraging! That is so helpful! I am a very shy person and have always been reluctant to comment on anything, much less blog about myself. But all the encouragement and supportive comments have made me... Read more

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