An Amazing (Race) Challenge
Friday, May 20, 2011      9 comments

One of my teams isThe Amazing Race team. A bunch of us, with a weakness for this fabulous TV program get together on Spark and discuss the latest news. After the last episode of the season someone thought we should do an Amazing Race challenge. ... Read more
Birthday present
Sunday, April 10, 2011      9 comments

Gave myself the best Birthday present. Lost 10 lbs + since I started. Up to the next 10. If all goes well I should have shaved off another 10 by the tenth of May. Let's see what happens. Got a pedometer from one of the kids and plan to do 10.000... Read more
Less sugar
Sunday, April 03, 2011      3 comments

Initially, after I started in January, I lost 4 pounds right of the bat. Since then, I've gained and lost the same 1 pound. Very disheartening. One thing is the lack of exercise. Cold winters make me just want to hunker down. Now it is getting w... Read more
Not a lot, but.......
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      1 comments

better than gaining weight. Last Saturday the scale read 194.8, down about 1/2 lb. Not exactly the result I had in mind, but hey, better than nuthin'. This morning I had another weigh-in. Not something I like to do, half way through the week, bu... Read more
Saturday, January 15, 2011      4 comments

.......I lost 4 pounds! Am very happy. Still thrilled with my new scale. It is encouraging to finally get a proper reading and not have to guess at how much weight you lost. Plus..losing 4 lbs in one week is such a boost. Went grocery shopping t... Read more
New scale
Monday, January 10, 2011      1 comments

Bought a new scale. Don't know why I didn't do that years earlier. The old scale was a source of constant frustration, never giving me the right weight. I am like that sometimes, don't realize how much my mood would improve with the proper tools... Read more
Feeling Good
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      0 comments

I have been walking a bit more the past week and see immediate results in the weight loss. If in the past weeks I have lost 1 lb here and there and none in some weeks, I suddenly lost 3 lbs this past week. Can't wait for the weather to improve s... Read more
A snail's pace
Sunday, February 07, 2010      1 comments

Usually I lose weight very easy. When I put my mind to it I'll lose 2 lbs per week, sometimes more. As I got older there was no slowing down, like I hear a lot from others who are trying to lose weight. This time it seems different. Over the pas... Read more
Just a little note
Friday, January 29, 2010      1 comments

Yeah, got ten points on the wheel today. Usually I get the lowest number on that wheel, but lately my luck seems to have changed. Was at a pot luck last week, which wasn't bad, there was a lot of choice and I could pick out the healthiest an... Read more
The pounds are hanging on
Monday, January 18, 2010      2 comments

The pounds are hanging on for dear life. So, the 1st week I cut back on food and had a healthy eating week, with a few (minor) exceptions. The past week I was very strict. But no shifting those pounds. I always imagine them as little blobs, w... Read more
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      2 comments

Planned to start tracking on Monday. Well, the best laid plans................Some Malware infected my computer. This is the 2nd time it happened, the 1st time I managed to get rid of it, this time it was much more serious and I had to bring the... Read more
Thursday, January 07, 2010      0 comments

Did 15 minutes on the bike today. Third time and I am slowly increasing my times by 5 minutes. Started at 5, now at 15 and by next week I want to be at 30 minutes, after which I'll slowly turn up the tension. If the snow isn't too bad tomorrow I... Read more
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      2 comments

One part of trying to lose the weight is drinking water. Last night, while watching The Biggest Loser, I sat there and drank about 4 or 5 glasses. Most of the time I have a problem drinking that much, but for some reason last night it was going ... Read more
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      1 comments

I changed my page, to more reflect my current status. Changed my counter and teller to a turtle going through the grass, slowly but surely we'll get to the goal weight. This week I am cutting back on my food, but not counting calories. I am cle... Read more
Out with the tree
Monday, January 04, 2010      0 comments

Out with the Christmas tree today. Yesterday I removed all the ornaments but didn't have the courage to drag the tree to the window and toss it out. The thought of all those needles......But today it simply HAS to go. I will replace the tree wit... Read more

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