Ending Week Eleven
Tuesday, November 17, 2009     

I continue to do well on Optifast. My health continues to improve. I'm still losing weight. While I have not focused much on my medical situation in these blogs. I'm still in pain frequently but nothing like what I used to experience prior to c... Read more
My Love Affair
Saturday, November 07, 2009     

I have been IN LOVE with food my entire life and since September 3, 2009 I have been separated from food and have been changing my relationship with it. Food has been a tremendously pivotal issue/ reality in my life that is like no other. ... Read more
Beginning Week Ten
Friday, November 06, 2009     

WEIGHT LOSS: This Past week, I lost 3.4 pounds. The previous week I lost 3 pounds. I'M THRILLED. I just love the program I'm on and the support that I get from my Optifast group at Kaiser and my friends here at SparkPeople. By way of... Read more
Beginning Week Nine
Saturday, October 31, 2009     

Hi Everybody: This will be a short blog. I lost 3 pounds this past week. I am very happy about that. I weighed-in at home. Have been able to faithfully follow my Optifast Plan without deviation. I was unable to attend my Optifast Group ... Read more
Beginning Week Eight
Saturday, October 24, 2009     

WEIGHT LOSS: I now weigh 158 pounds. I lost 1.8 pounds this past week. I'm happy about this, cause last week it was only .4 pounds. I can now fit into some of my size 14 clothing. Not everything though. I started out at 2X or size 18-20 or XX... Read more
Inspiration and Motivation
Monday, October 19, 2009     

TO INSPIRE: TO STIMULATE OR IMPEL, AS TO SOME CREATIVE EFFORT. TO MOTIVATE AS BY "DIVINE INFLUENCE". TO AROUSE A THOUGHT OR FEELING IN SOMEONE. Ever since childhood I can remember my father (now 98 years old) encouraging me to ... Read more
Beginning Week Seven
Friday, October 16, 2009     

WEIGHT LOSS: This week I lost .4 pounds. Not a lot but also not a gain. To date, I have lost 20.7 pounds since beginning Optifast and have finally broken out of the 160's. My new weight is 159.8 (yeah) ... Read more
Saturday, October 10, 2009     

Noun: to be Sensual, Indulgent, Sumptuous, Opulent, Luxurious It is a physical reality (for some), a state of being, a state of mind, a character type (if you will) that personifies elegance. It is the Diva, the mistress of destiny,... Read more
Beginning Week Six
Friday, October 09, 2009     

WEIGHT LOSS: I lost two pounds this past week. I'm very happy about that. HEALTH AND WELLNESS: All of my medical indicators were within the normal range. Blood pressure especially good. I got a flu shot while I was at the clinic; the sea... Read more
Beginning Week Five
Friday, October 02, 2009     

Hi Everybody: I'm much happier this week than last because I lost 5 pounds vs. .4 pounds. I had a really fun time at my Optifast group meeting Thursday evening. We had a substitute group leader that I liked a lot. We talked about "Sherpa's ... Read more
A Wise Woman Once Said: Optifast it may not be for you, but it's WORKING FOR ME!
Saturday, September 26, 2009     

I will explain one last time and then I'm probably outta here. Optifast is a medically supervised weight loss program. I am provided this service at Kaiser Permanente. Not in a back street hole in the wall. I have received all of my medical care... Read more
Beginning Week Four
Friday, September 25, 2009     

Hi There: My weight loss has been less than it has been over the past three weeks. (Only .4 lbs.) Probably because I've been in pain (Back) and not sleeping well and stressed. I have been following my Optifast program and continue to enj... Read more
Beginning Week Three
Friday, September 18, 2009     

This past week has been quite difficult. I have had constant back pain that smacks of Sciatica again. Oh well. ... Read more
This must be Day 11
Sunday, September 13, 2009     

One problem about being my age, 52, and perimenopausal is the cognitive change that goes along with hormonal fluctuations. I'm on HRT which has it's own delights and challenges. I keep changing my mind. For example is the day I started attending... Read more
Chest Pain
Saturday, September 12, 2009     

Ok so I didn't go to Lifetime to participate in the Hydro class yesterday because I went with my husband to have an MRI. I was planning to go this morning until the onset of chest pain. I slept curled up around my husband and maybe the position... Read more

1 2 Last Page »