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Day 60
Thursday, April 12, 2012      3 comments

I can't believe it's Day 60. I'm still feeling good. I missed my weigh in this week because of Spring Break & traveling. Tomorrow I will get back on track. I haven't exercised since Tuesday except for a short walk this evening. The mo... Read more
Long nap
Monday, April 09, 2012      0 comments

Today went well. Kind of tired so I had a long nap (perhaps I'm preparing for the 5 hour drive tomorrow). I've packed my shakes, some shelf meals & a couple bottles of salad dressing. I figure I can eat salads should I not find a microw... Read more
On the road again
Sunday, April 08, 2012      2 comments

Happy Resurrection Day! I went to church with my parents and visited my grandmother after service. I stayed on plan today. Breakfast - Swiss chocolate shake Lunch - Hormels Beef stew & mixed vegetables Snack - Fresh pineapples & app... Read more
Driving Miss Betty
Saturday, April 07, 2012      3 comments

Ok - I didn't throw the cupcakes away. I completely understand that my parents should be allowed to eat what ever they want in their house. However, I thought my mother agreed to help me this week. But NOOOOOO..... there are chips, those DXXX... Read more
Spring Break Blogs
Friday, April 06, 2012      0 comments

I've arrived at my parents. The traffic was heavy. I walked 2 miles before I left this morning and an additional 2.7 when I arrived. I need to go to the market to pick up some additional protein drinks. My blogs may be "spotty" this we... Read more
Spring Break
Thursday, April 05, 2012      0 comments

For the first time, I completed the 3 mile Leslie Sansome Walk Away the Pounds dvd. It felt great! I was definitely sweating by mile 2 1/2. My "Lenten" goal was to walk 2 miles every day (except Sunday). My next goal is to walk 3 miles at lea... Read more
Ice Cream Two
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      2 comments

Earlier I posted a message about adding protein powder to yogurt. Thanks for the additional suggestions. I left school, came home and changed to go walking. I walked the fitness trail at the college. It's 1.5 miles and includes walking ... Read more
Lean Mean Fighting Machine
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      3 comments

I gained .6 pounds this week and you know what? I'm not even bummed about it! I'm going to continue to stay on track and enjoy my .6 pounds of lean muscle! It would have been so easy to say dXXX and eat the easter candy that I brought my s... Read more
Lighter Choices - Ha Ha
Monday, April 02, 2012      2 comments

I received a call (at work) from a friend who was passing through town and wanted to meet for dinner. So we met at Chili's. While looking at the menu, I was excited to see a "Lighter Choice" menu. The calories were not listed on the menu so I... Read more
Motherly Advice
Sunday, April 01, 2012      2 comments

Interesting day. My mother and I had our first civil conversation about my weight. Of course, I'm the only overweight person in my family. My parents are thin and exercise everyday. My sister runs marathons and my brother is a personal train... Read more
Enduring without Complaint
Saturday, March 31, 2012      3 comments

The craft show was fun but the attendance was poor. At least I sold enough to cover the fee plus buy myself a silver bracelet. I was excited because the bracelet has a catch (no elastic cord so that it stretches for my wrist!) After dinne... Read more
Friday, March 30, 2012      2 comments

I'm tired to the bone. All my crafts are finished (well except 1), the boxes are packed near the door, my lunch is in the refrigerator and I'm wired. I walked 3 miles and just finished my dinner (yes at 9:30). I hope I have a successfu... Read more
Friday is on its way!
Thursday, March 29, 2012      1 comments

So I got back on track today. I had a shake for breakfast; for lunch I had a Hormel Beef Stew in which I mixed in steamed broccoli, green peppers and (additional) carrots. The other teachers were envious. I had a bowl of soup mid aftern... Read more
Better planning
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      2 comments

Let's start by saying today was busy (yes I'm just walking in the house). I woke this morning excited about the science fair. I stuck an entrée in the microwave to eat for breakfast. It was nasty! I threw it away but didn't have enough time t... Read more
So Excited
Tuesday, March 27, 2012      6 comments

I'm so excited, I just can't hide it..... (I hope the Pointer Sisters will forgive me.) I'm down 5.2 pounds this week. I weighed in this am and was so excited that I RAN back to my classroom (okay I was about to be late! and it was more of a ... Read more

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