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Starting again but weight is still gone
Wednesday, January 23, 2019      5 comments

When I started on Sparkpeople, it was very new. It says 2009 on my page but I'm sure it was earlier than that. I was 240 pounds. Then I was 234 pounds for many years. Five years ago, I got down to 200 pounds but then my daughter went through mar... Read more
Fatsplaining, It's a thing
Monday, May 02, 2016      2 comments

You may have heard of mansplaining, coined when a woman at a party had a man authoritatively explain to her the details of a book. Despite the woman stating several times that she had written it! It's the same for us fat people. On social m... Read more
Giving up Food. What I have learned.
Friday, August 14, 2015      3 comments

It's not the food,it's the company that makes the meal. Vegetables, especially just picked in the garden, can taste great. Thanks vegetarian daughter. Exercise works better than food for getting rid of stress and calming anger. A walk alo... Read more
I have lost 42 pounds
Monday, July 27, 2015      3 comments

Well I'm under 200 pounds! Never thought I would see it again. Will I be no longer obese by Dec 31 st? A new exciting goal.... Read more
40 pounds lost!
Friday, July 24, 2015      5 comments

I have lost 40 pounds! Part 30 day plateau buster, part a bit of flu. So i may gain a bit back. But i'l take what i can get!... Read more
Day 3 plateau busting. Changes other than the scale!
Wednesday, July 15, 2015      1 comments

I don't stress eat very much anymore. Putting my Beanito chips in portion bags Exercising for about an hour everyday. If have a treat like chocolate it is portion sized tracking my food and exercise Trying to work on having snacks so ... Read more
30 day plateau busting challenge
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      1 comments

Day 2 inch down at waist, hips, thigh. Massage therapist says I have more muscle!... Read more
Staying the same but staying alive! 35 pounds lost
Wednesday, July 08, 2015      2 comments

I have lost 35 pounds but have stayed the same for several months now. I have been stewing over this, as I am so close to getting under 200 pounds. Then my best friend got a lump and it looks like it's cancer. I am angry and sad for her. Bu... Read more
I have lost 30 pounds!
Thursday, February 26, 2015      10 comments

Never thought I would get here! I have actually lost 30 pounds. Despite the cold winter and I can't walk outside. I am now at my lowest in 20 years. Hurry up spring so I can break 200 pounds!... Read more
23 almost 24 pounds lost!
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      3 comments

Well the weight I gained back is gone again! Plus one pound more. I have been having councilling to help me with my stress. I now know that exercise isn't a frill or something that goes to the bottom of the pile behind everyone else. It is a lif... Read more
How Can I keep going?
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      1 comments

So as you can see by my posts, it's stop and start for me. Now since the end of October I have lost 15 pounds. It's January and I am tracking my food and exercising. But how do I keep it up for the long term? That's the question I grapple with e... Read more
Monday, September 01, 2014      2 comments

Didn't write down my food, didn't exercise, got stressed and gained 6 pounds. Starting again. As flylady.net says: You are not behind Don't try to catfch up Jump in where you are. Starting over. Again ... Read more
I'm Back!
Thursday, August 07, 2014      1 comments

A year since I posted. Why did I quit using Sparkpeople? Because it took up time for a busy person? Because everyone else came first? Bad, bad reasons. This past March I began seeing a counselor for stress due to a number of family and profes... Read more
Walked in my first
Sunday, July 28, 2013      3 comments

I actually walked 3 km (2 miles) in my first "race" ever yesterday, the practice run for Run for the Toad. Lots of hills! I was sweaty at the end but did it. Now I have signed up for the actual walking part of the "Run for the Toad" . It is 25 k... Read more
Update to 10 years ahead
Thursday, April 25, 2013      2 comments

A member of my church told me this morning that she wil be 70 in a few weeks. She is my goal person. She is in great shape, full of good humor and hikes 10 km every weekend. Yes!... Read more

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