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Saturday, September 06, 2014      1 comments

I am now on thyroid medication. This explains a lot!!! Hopefully I can actually lose weight and keep it off. This has up to now been an exercise in futility.... Read more
Here I am again
Friday, May 09, 2014      4 comments

I can't believe I am still fighting this battle. I can't quit or ever give up so I have no choice but to keep on keeping on. I have started doing 60-90 minutes 5 times a week in the pool. My dietician told me I was eating too little. Well, somet... Read more
After the memorial service, back on the wagon
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      1 comments

When my mother passed away suddenly last Monday, I spent a week away from home and tending to my father and family and friends. Such an outpouring of love from everyone. But the food choices were anything but conducive to my program and it was n... Read more
Stress eating - Mom's passing
Saturday, March 23, 2013      5 comments

I didn't know I react this way. My mother's passing on Monday has kept me busy, yes, I get that, but the stress eating ..... Well, I know enough to not beat myself up over that, and I still have a few days away from home before I can get back on... Read more
Quarterly Report
Monday, February 25, 2013      0 comments

In my last blog, I reported that I had moved and had some other changes and challenges that completely derailed my progress and before I slammed on the brakes I had gained back 20 pounds ... Read more
New Year New Start
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      2 comments

Well, back in August we moved to a new state. We got settled and all, lots of changes, and lots of different things. To make a long story short, I steadily gained weight over the last three months. I can't explain why I couldn't really slam the ... Read more
Saturday, July 14, 2012      3 comments

Just getting back from a much needed vacation. Nothing like a camping trip to clear your head and relax! Aaahh!... Read more
Not starting over just keeping going
Friday, June 01, 2012      2 comments

My last blog entry I wrote about an interruption. Here's what went along with it. A few weeks back I did a Jillian Michaels DVD with my daughter. Whew! it was a real butt kicker! I was fine at first but two days later the soreness really kicked ... Read more
It's a big change!
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      1 comments

I got distracted during my recent travel, both from my healthy eating and the bootcamp challenge. Instead of being discouraged or beating myself up for not being perfect I realize that I can just get right back to it. No big deal. I realized tha... Read more
Sparkpeople benefits this week!
Thursday, May 10, 2012      1 comments

I joined the boot camp challenge and Wow, I can't believe how this has pumped up my energy level and increased my endurance. I feel stronger! Is this really possible? in less than two weeks I feel a marked difference. I even modify the exercise... Read more
Why I love my Nordic Walking Poles
Monday, April 16, 2012      5 comments

I was going to the gym every day. I had some weight I wanted to lose and was going at it gung-ho. My conditioning was improving greatly but suddenly I had pain in my left knee. Every day it hurt a little more. Just walking became very difficult ... Read more
My top ten list: The best things about losing weight.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      3 comments

1. With the weight I have lost so far, I feel so doggone good! 2. It will only get better with more weight loss. 3. I get compliments all the time on how good I am looking. 4. I am actually an inspiration for others. People are as... Read more
I realized something today. I don't think of myself "on a diet" any more.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      0 comments

I realized something today. I do not think of myself as being "on a diet" any more. I have chosen a new way to eat. It has become almost second nature to me now. This is different than any other time. Was at Denny's the other day. I didn't look ... Read more
Woo Hoo!
Monday, March 26, 2012      0 comments

I went away this weekend and minded my p's and q's. I think this is the first time I have been away and came back without a gain! In fact I will know tomorrow morning for sure how much of a loss! HA!... Read more
Interesting article 13 Things Diet Experts Won't tell You
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      0 comments
ews.html I have been reading this type of article for a long time. I keep some of them. I don't know if I can mange to do all of them but I will g... Read more

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