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Depression and Weight
Friday, March 06, 2020      1 comments

It has been a hard week. Like many people out there (maybe you!) I live with chronic depression and general anxiety disorder. And maybe, like you, I manage my condition very well. Therapy and medication keep my depression under control and 99.... Read more
Negativity Demons
Friday, February 28, 2020      5 comments

Do you run every day? So many different resources and so much conflicting advice. Some say every other day, and some gurus say you should run every day and others say four times a week. I'm pretty sure the best answer if just to "Do It". ... Read more
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      1 comments

I don't know about you, but I LOVE shopping. Retail therapy is truly my "Happy Place", and I have found a new boutique..... MY CLOSET!!! LOL, ... Read more
Great Weigh IN!
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      3 comments

Last week I stepped on the scale and was in tears. All that hard work thown to the wind for one brief extravagant weekend. It was my 29th wedding anniversary and we celebrated with fine dining, good friends and a few drinks. Who would have tho... Read more
Prepping for My First 5K
Friday, February 21, 2020      0 comments

The first thing you need to know about me is that I am not very athletic. Heck! I am the definition of a couch potato. I literally can sit on the couch after dinner and work on my needlework and crafts while watching TV for hours. That is not... Read more
Setbacks are hard to accept
Wednesday, February 19, 2020      3 comments

Yes, I know it happens to everyone, but it is so hard to accept. We work so hard to take off the weight and then one extravagant weekend can blow all the progress you made. It was my anniversary. I've been married to the same man for 29 ... Read more
Started Yoga...Save me!
Thursday, February 06, 2020      2 comments

OMG! I have no sense of balance! My workplace is starting a new wellness program and is offering a once a week yoga class. So I'm thinking this will be one of those gentle meditation sessions with "ohmmm-Ohmm", so incense and eastern music...... Read more
Weigh in Days
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      2 comments

It really doesn't matter what type of program you have decided to follow, weigh-in day always comes with it's own level of both anticipation and stress. Well, at least it does for me. I haven't broken the obsession I have with my scale. I kno... Read more
The Medi Weightloss Jouney
Thursday, January 30, 2020      5 comments

I am not going to share a day by day report. First of all, like all weightloss plans. You get out of it what you put in. I have been doing it for 16 weeks. I have lost a total of 31.5 pounds and 5.5 inches from around my waist Looking back ... Read more
My Review of Medi Weightloss...or "Nothing Works without Hard Work"
Thursday, January 30, 2020      2 comments

If you Google or search You Tube you will find a variety of reviews both good and bad about Medi Weightloss Clinics. Everyone has an opinion. Here is the bottom line. "Any Weightloss program will work if you stick to the guidelines of that par... Read more
It's not a bad thing to "lose water"
Wednesday, August 21, 2019      2 comments

You have seen it over and over again. People will post that they just started and they "know" that it is "just" water". PLEASE give yourself the credit you deserve. It may be water loss' but your previous diet might have been causing you to reta... Read more
Trying to believe in myself
Wednesday, August 21, 2019      3 comments

Trying to believe in the me I want to be. The algorithm on Spark tells me that I can reach my 50 pound goal by March. That is pretty optimistic. I want to believe that I can do that but it's hard to beat back the negative self talk. I have fail... Read more
Write it DOWN.
Friday, January 06, 2017      0 comments

Do you regularly fall off the wagon and overeat? Boy, I know I do. I have all the best of intensions but I will start loading up my plate with what I THINK are healthy choices and then I wonder why I see no changes on the scale. Calories c... Read more
It's a New Year and a New Life
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      2 comments

So many years behind me that I have made that same resolution. "Lose weight and get fit!" Every year starts out great and every year I fail. Oh, I always start with the right intentions, but it wasn't until recently that I discovered why. ... Read more
Pick yourself up...Dust yourself off!
Monday, January 04, 2010      0 comments

Emotions come flying back to me. I remember how wonderful I felt when I lost all the weight and I want desperately to feel that happiness again. 2009 was a tough year. I know it was tough on everyone, but the problem with depressed obsessiv... Read more

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