Day 19 -- Getting back on track
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      0 comments

The annual Potato Blossom Festival and barbecue did more damage than anticipated. I was doing well basically until Friday. That evening it got late, we got hungry, we knew our guests were waiting to eat, and we took the quick and easy route ou... Read more
Day 13 -- Almost 2 weeks
Thursday, July 16, 2009      0 comments

Things have been going pretty well. I'm still finding the meal planner really useful to help guide me. I still feel hungry a lot, but I know it will continue to get better. I haven't had any negative thoughts of feelings interfering lately, w... Read more
Day 10 -- Feeling Good Again
Monday, July 13, 2009      0 comments

Yep, it was a rough couple of days, but I'm feeling better now. For one thing, I realized that time of the month is quickly approaching and I do tend to retain some fluids and go up at that time. So if I'm the same or down even a tiny bit, tha... Read more
Day 9 -- Feeling less optimistic
Sunday, July 12, 2009      0 comments

I had a rude awakening yesterday. I weighed myself after a week of staying right within my guidelines. I lost maybe 1/4 of a pound. I was so disappointed I wanted to give up. I began to fear that it wouldn't work for me and I would be trappe... Read more
Week 1 is done.
Saturday, July 11, 2009      0 comments

The week went very well for me, until the very last day. I suddenly felt deprived and starved and angry and frustrated. I looked in the refrigerator at one point and wanted to just start grabbing anything and everything. Fortunately I resiste... Read more
Day 6 -- Still going strong
Thursday, July 09, 2009      0 comments

One great thing about "dieting," I find myself exploring more new foods. Now I have eaten this a few times in my life, but tonight I cooked some asparagus. It was really good. I never used to eat bananas before I went on the HMR/Pines Lifesty... Read more
Feeling good on Day 4
Tuesday, July 07, 2009      0 comments

Well, Day 2 was a bit of a struggle because I was very hungry all day. I think two things contributed. 1-I didn't eat much the day before because I was really busy. 2-I ate out for lunch and while I tried to make good choices, they still used... Read more
A fresh start
Sunday, July 05, 2009      0 comments

I was a skinny, muscular girl growing up. I gained a significant amount of weight during college and my first year of marriage. I couldn't figure out why this was. I was naive about how much I could eat. As a child and teen I was very active... Read more

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