Happy Weekend
Friday, October 15, 2010      0 comments

It has been a great day. Feeling good physically and staying positive mentally. I've been using Visalus shakes for breakfast and dinner and eating a sensible lunch and 2 snacks. Lots of water too, in fact that's all I've been drinking. Haven... Read more
Keep it positive!
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      0 comments

I am feeling great, keeping a positive attitude, which is the most difficult for me to do. I am learning so much about myself and realizing that I tend to consider myself "unworthy". I also think my awareness and sensitivity to avoid being se... Read more
Feeling energized
Friday, June 04, 2010      0 comments

I've been back on Sparkpeople for almost 1 month straight now. I have really tried to be more diligent about logging in ALL the food I eat (since I seem to do mindless grazing) and fitness minutes (as an encouragement to do even more). I love ... Read more
Back again
Monday, May 24, 2010      1 comments

I've been back for about 2 weeks now and feel so positive and refreshed. Don't know for sure why this time it's different. It could be that I have two friends also losing weight. They are using different programs (spending lots of money). Si... Read more
I'm pre-diabetic
Friday, July 10, 2009      0 comments

Went to the doctor and had lots of blood work done. Turns out that I am pre-diabetic. My sugar and insulin levels were slightly high after a fasting insulin test, putting me at risk for diabetes. I am currently on a 8-12 week doctor supervise... Read more
Finally....I lost 1 pound
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      0 comments

This journey has been a difficult one. I didn't think losing weight would be so hard. I thought if I exercised and ate less the pounds would just melt off. Since it has not, I made an appointment with my doctor. He ordered a \bunch of blood ... Read more
Whew...weekends over
Sunday, June 14, 2009      1 comments

Weekends are especially diffiult staying on track. Everyone going in different directions, get-togethers, messed up meal times, etc. This weekend was no different. Baseball games, team party, shopping with teenage daughters., getting kids rea... Read more
Not eating enough?
Friday, June 12, 2009      0 comments

I think my "slump" may finally be coming to an end. After much research I believe my calorie intake was just too low (1200-1500). What I have been hearing is that my body is storing everything in anticipation of starving because I am working o... Read more
Saturday, June 06, 2009      0 comments

Donny is on a strick diet from the Dr., which he began on Thursday--so today he has lost 7 pounds. Where's the "fair" in that? I've been working out for over a month, counting calories and I've dropped a pound---but I'm not giving up. I am em... Read more
Feeling Great!!!
Thursday, June 04, 2009      0 comments

I have been so diligent in my biking and then swimming laps. Since I haven't lost any weight I am adjusting my food intake. I'm decreasing my carbs and increasing my protein........hopefully that will do the trick. I really ... Read more
Feel good but no weight loss
Monday, June 01, 2009      0 comments

I have been diligently working out now for over a month. I'm mixing it up and trying to incorporate healthy activity----biking to the store instead of driving, swimming, walking, etc. My struggle is that I have not lost any weight, nor are my ... Read more