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God's coloring book!
Thursday, June 25, 2020      5 comments

Today is a nice day! It is hot outside. But it wasn't too hot too early. This morning my 2 daughter's, 3 grandkids, and I went on a walk through part of a wetlands park near where I live. It was nice to be outside and see some beautiful pages ... Read more
Visual Motivation ~
Thursday, September 19, 2019      8 comments

My last blog was about how I had streamlined my goal to focus on reaching a goal weight of under 200 pounds by Christmas... So this past week I added some visual motivation to my game. I bought some Christmas stickers, primarily stockings and pr... Read more
New streamlined weight loss goal...
Saturday, September 07, 2019      6 comments

Ever so often, I reset my goals based on my (typically increasing) starting weight and my desired overall end goal weight, re-adjusting how long it will take me tho get there... I break it down into smart goals and smaller milestones, and typica... Read more
10 days and going strong!
Wednesday, May 22, 2019      6 comments

10 days ago I started weighing, measuring, and logging everything I eat and drink. It's been a long time since I have been this consistent! In ten days I have only gone over my calories once. I have been planning better and making better choi... Read more
I am growing a garden!
Thursday, March 28, 2019      5 comments

I am super excited!!! My container garden is growing!!! I have squash, radish, carrots, 2 kinds of lettuce, tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers, cabbage, pak choi, spinach, cantaloupe, and cilantro growing so far! Looking forward to eating ... Read more
One pound is one pound!
Wednesday, March 13, 2019      6 comments

I lost one pound this week. I have a choice of how I react to that. I could be sad that I only lost 1 pound, or I can rejoice that I lost one pound! I chose to go with option two. Life is way too short to spend it by beating myself up! I am cele... Read more
5 freggies a day...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019      6 comments

I am challenging myself to eat 5 freggies a day for the next 30 days. By the end of the 30 days I am hoping it has become normal for me! Here is a link to my challenge, in case you want tho join me! By time the chal... Read more
Saturday, February 23, 2019      2 comments

I think I just broke my little toe on my right foot... I have broke it before , but it's been a long time ago... I have it taped, held ice on it, took ibuprofen, and have it elevated and resting. In a few minutes I will look to see how much ... Read more
From snow to ice...
Thursday, February 21, 2019      2 comments

The snow this morning gave way to rain then cleared up some. Tonight we are supposed to get freezing rain. We don't have equipment here to handle icy roads, and people here do not know how to drive on ice, so our schools are closed tomorrow. I a... Read more
What??? Snow in Vegas???
Thursday, February 21, 2019      6 comments

I live in Las Vegas. I love it here because of the weather... And today we are making national news because it's snowing here. They thought about closing schools because of the snow, it's not much by East coast standards, but right now it i... Read more
Keeping track...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019      3 comments

I am back to weighing, measuring, and logging what goes into my mouth. I am feeling better already! I am sharing what I am doing with family and friends. I have even asked that friends and family ask me about my journey as well as asking me... Read more
If I want to stop starting over, I need to start giving up!
Wednesday, February 13, 2019      2 comments

Once again, I am sitting here, mad at myself... How many times have I thought to myself, if I had just stayed on track, I would have met my weight loss goal by now. (Or any other goal I have set for myself and not achieved). I set a goal, I ... Read more
I will not stress eat... I will not stress eat... I WILL NOT STRESS EAT!!!
Friday, January 11, 2019      3 comments

Yesterday was a stressful day at work. Today is going to be stressful. Yesterday I handled it pretty well. Today... I already want to eat EVERYTHING in sight!!! I am taking deep slow breaths and holding on tight to my desire to see a los... Read more
Being back on track feels so good!
Thursday, January 10, 2019      1 comments

I am feeling really good about my progress this week! I have been measuring and logging everything that has gone into my mouth. I have stayed in my calorie range and I am already feeling a difference!!! I have made some new Spark friends and h... Read more
Non scale victory! ~ WOW!!!
Wednesday, January 09, 2019      4 comments

Yesterday afternoon at work I was offered a big piece of cake. Not just cake, but a moist cake with whipped topping garnished with coconut... I opened my mouth to say yes, but what came out was no thank you. The person offering said that if I... Read more

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