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Day 116
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      3 comments

I am 25 lbs down of the forty that I wanted to lose. It seems I do well for four or five days, then slide one or two (this week three). Boy, can I feel the difference in my mood and physical health. This week is classified week at school so ther... Read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016      2 comments

Yesterday had chocolate and sugar. I had been avoiding pretty well lately, but yesterday I did indulge. I am so grumpy today. I work with kids (special ed) and am warning them to not push it. They usually listen, as I am not grumpy very often, B... Read more
Day 80
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      1 comments

Sticking to the plan pretty well. Need to not slip back to drinking caffeine daily but otherwise on track. Down 25 lbs. but with a lot of support from family and hubby's cooking. Still walking 5-6 times a week and have added 7 minute workout 3-4... Read more
After first 20 lbs
Friday, January 22, 2016      6 comments

I was well aware that the first 20 would come off much easier than the second 20. Am walking more, doing some cardio, sticking to palio diet and staying within calories. I might be a little under on calories, but don't want to "under estimate" w... Read more
off to doctor's
Thursday, January 14, 2016      0 comments

I am off to see the doctor this afternoon. Have lost just about half of the weight to reach my goal. Will see if she is going to nail me on my "cheats". I still have a cocoa most nights and sneak in a 100% English muffin once in awhile.... Read more
Met my mini-goal
Monday, January 04, 2016      2 comments

With 4 cheat days in the last 35 days I stepped on scale and was 1 lb less than my goal. Feeling good, got a lot done over the vacation and am now ready to get back to work. I love the kids I work with and the routine helps. I definitely drink m... Read more
Day 43
Saturday, December 26, 2015      2 comments

Did all right with Christmas day until a 7 layer chewey cookie was my downfall. Stayed within calories otherwise, pretty sure. Today is a new day. Walk with hubby and healthy breakfast. On glass 3 of water. I am taking the rest of the cookies to... Read more
christmas eve
Thursday, December 24, 2015      2 comments

Day 40 Continue to pass on goodies and went for a walk with the dog in town. Yesterday had highest calories, but stayed under 1500. I have been closer to 1200 most days. I am enjoying the weeks vacation and feel caught up, which feels great. Fam... Read more
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      5 comments

I am so thankful to be at a point in my life where I am able to embrace my weight loss journey. I am exercising and passing up all these christmas temptations (so far). I appreciate every other person who is doing their best and wish all of you ... Read more
Day 30!
Sunday, December 13, 2015      2 comments

Wow, day 30 already! It is 9:30 and have already done 30 minute walk with hubby, 20 minutes beginning Pilates and had my smoothie. That is more than I would do in a whole day a month ago. There is a LOT more laundry but I feel great and hav... Read more
Friday, December 11, 2015      1 comments

Am trying to pass on the gingerbread cookies here in the classroom that I work in. Very grumpy, which is NOT good when working with kids. 17 more minutes! Continue to drink water.... Read more
Busy day
Wednesday, December 09, 2015      0 comments

At work by 7, put in full day working with kids. Than did some needed errends, then walk (forgot my raincoat), now waiting for last appointment, than home. Drinking water instead of the coca I really want. Shout out to everyone who passed on one... Read more
Thursday, December 03, 2015      1 comments

Very stressful day with foster son (13).I really do love him, but REALLY?!?!? So wanting pizza for dinner, instead had very healthy dinner and still have calories left for a hot cocoa. Went for walk in rain this evening as well... Read more