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walked 700 steps
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      6 comments

Just came in from break. I walked over 700 steps and a total of 10 minutes!! Yeah me~!!! :) I am so thrilled. This is the longest I've walked in a while. Feels good to try exercising again. My right leg and right under belly area started hurti... Read more
Cedar Point Amusement Park
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      0 comments

Cedar Point Amusement Park is one mile long from the front entrance to the furthest back ride. Now that I know how long it is I know how far I must be able to walk on the treadmill. I need to work up to doing 1 mile (and then 2 if I want to ever... Read more
Greenfield Village Goal
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      4 comments

So I need to walk more, that's a given, but in order to do this I need to have a goal--something to reach for--something with an end in sight. I was explaining to my friend at work, Jenna, that I need to have a goal in order to take losing weigh... Read more
Frozen Yogurt recipe
Monday, July 09, 2012      4 comments

2 over-ripe bananas peeled, sliced thin, and frozen 2 cups frozen raspberries 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt Directions Place the frozen bananas and berries in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth. Add the ... Read more
No Gasteric Bypass for me
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      6 comments

I haven't had the operation nor do I want it. I'm trying to lose weight naturally--eating better foods and moving more. I shared the info about the diet because I wanted to find it easily especially the recipe for cake. Mmmmm cake!! I love cake-... Read more
Gasteric Bypass foods
Monday, July 02, 2012      3 comments

This is from another spark person. I found it interesting and loved the suggestions. "I still go to and have gatherings (kids and our birthday parties, etc) but I make high protein foods that I know are safe for me, and i follow the basic r... Read more
Happy Monday
Monday, July 02, 2012      0 comments

Hello and happy Monday. I've been getting a lot of love and support from members on here which is making all the difference as I battle this weight loss thing. I don't feel alone. I feel loved. Thank you for being here for me. Today, I'm... Read more
Gained almost 20 pounds in 3 days
Saturday, June 30, 2012      3 comments

Okay, I weighed in on the same scale at Medical Weight Loss Clinic that I used Thursday (or was it Tuesday) to weigh in on. Whichever day it was, the last time I weighed I was 413.2 I think. Today, weighing in mid-day, with very swollen feet and... Read more
Good morning
Friday, June 29, 2012      2 comments

Yes, it is a good morning no matter how I felt when I got up. I'm looking forward to another good day. Hope everyone else is too.... Read more
400 plus group and what I wrote
Thursday, June 28, 2012      1 comments

Thank you Greg, swift and Tsinclair for your kind comments and for sharing info about yourselves. I'm generally a happy, content person--a bit too content with my weight. I know I need to move more, a lot more. I find that extremely difficult be... Read more
Feeling Shaky After Lunch
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      1 comments

For the past several days, I've been feeling shaky after lunch. I realized that I need to include fat in my lunch in order to not feel shaky. Yes, I'm diabetic and take pills for this. I've been compensating by eating sweets when I feel shaky, b... Read more
Worked out this morning
Thursday, April 26, 2012      1 comments

yeah me! I worked out today... Read more
Worked out today
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      0 comments

I worked out today. I mean I REALLY worked out. I didn't take it easy. I rode the stationary bike for 5 minutes to start, did 20 minutes of circuit training and increased the weight resistance, did another 10 on leg machines and finished with 5 ... Read more
TMJ Problem
Friday, April 06, 2012      1 comments

My jaw is off. I think I have TMJ because my teeth are not seating properly and I have a lot of trouble chewing--yah! Right? Actually, yeah, yah!! So, I'm eating cereal which has soaked in Rice Dream milk for a while, had a little bit of pizza, ... Read more
Goal for now
Thursday, February 23, 2012      0 comments

My goal for now is to get down to 399 pounds so I can weigh in on my Weight Watchers scale that only goes up to 400 pounds. At last weigh in, I was 408.9 pounds. That was disheartening and loosing 9-10 pounds seems impossible when my body keeps ... Read more

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