Tuesday, January 06, 2015      0 comments

Reflection on the Past Year / Hopes for the New Year As I reflect on the past year I realized it wasn't as bad as I thought at the time, there were a lot of bumps along the way, but there were many good times as well. I am surprisingly opti... Read more
They Said It Couldn't Be Done
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      2 comments

They said it couldn't be done. That I was too old, too overweight, and diabetic. That the only way I would lose weight was to get Gastric Bypass surgery. I told them they were wrong - all those health professionals. Has it taken a long time? Yes... Read more
Friday, April 26, 2013      2 comments

So I have been slowly plugging away for a couple of weeks now. Diligently walking 5 times a week for approx. 30 minutes and logging most of my food. I have seen some progress - not much but the scale is moving in the proper direction, 2 pounds, ... Read more
Getting Back In The Game
Monday, April 08, 2013      2 comments

Okay. So I am trying to get back in the game now. I have been away for quite awhile. Been okay with the food but i've become an exercise slug! Just found out that my daughter is pregnant and I vow not to be on old, frumpy, fat, worn-out grandma.... Read more
Stress Kills
Friday, July 27, 2012      1 comments

Wow, I have been steadily and successfully working towards my goal of eating right and exercising, them BAM! STRESS! And even though I am still exercising, I have been a crazy person stuffing my face with junk food. I know what I am doing but I ... Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      0 comments

I went on vacation last week; it was very badly needed for the head. However, I abandoned all responsibility! I didn't track my food, or exercise (which I didn't do a lot of), or my blood sugars. I REALLY went on vacation. Even though I didn't d... Read more
Finally Progress
Thursday, June 07, 2012      0 comments

I have been "dieting", off and on, for about a year and a half now and haven't lost an ounce; LITERALLY! And even though I went down a pant size it has been very frustrating. I mean it's not like I only have 5 or 10 pounds to lose, if that were... Read more
Workplace Donut Battle
Friday, May 25, 2012      2 comments

I am so proud of myself. The last two days at work were killer feast days. On Thursday several offices brought in donuts for people and today was a cake and cupcake festival! Sheesh, killer temptation. But I won the battle! I passed up all treat... Read more
Getting Started
Thursday, May 24, 2012      4 comments

Well today I decided to finally spend the time setting up my Spark People account. It's my 1st step in committing to my weight loss journey. It's quite a bit of work in the beginning so I might be a little slow in updating my food trackers and f... Read more