KEOGHG2's Blogs

My Christnas gift is helping me get fit.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018      6 comments

My daughter gave me a Fitbit for Christmas and I have been using it everyday. I started at 5000 steps as I haven't been active since the snow came. I walked 6000 steps today and did stairs at the library for 10 minutes. I found that I wasn't doi... Read more
Still working on losing
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      2 comments

After 2 bouts of the GI bug, I lost 5 pounds but of course a few came back right away but 2 have stayed off. I'm logging my food intake and most days I'm staying where I should. I haven't gotten back to exercise but am doing more housework in a... Read more
Another attempt to lose that 39 lbs
Friday, May 02, 2014      1 comments

I've been back on SparkPeople for a couple weeks. I've been tracking my intake and exercise. I bought a new scales that keeps telling me I'm not losing. I've been faithful in entering my food and exercise but am still at the same weight. I have ... Read more
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      0 comments

Wow, I haven't posted anything since 10/07? This last month I have gotten serious about losing weight and getting more active. I tell my husband that" I'm not eating that" so he is aware I'm not cheating or eating one of his favorite fatty ... Read more
Back from a visit to Lancaster, PA
Sunday, October 14, 2007      0 comments

We had a great time but ate too much. So now I want to get back on track and plan to start watching calories again. We are moving and I have been under some stress with packing and everything that comes with the moving process. This should not ... Read more
back from a cruise
Sunday, August 26, 2007      0 comments

It was fantastic but deadly to weight loss. Food is available 24 hours a day. I tried to eat well but gained. I can't get my rings on so am I right to assume some of the weight gain is r/t too much salt intake? I'm back to traking my food i... Read more
Back from Tucson, AZ
Wednesday, June 27, 2007      0 comments

For a week I didn't track my nutrition as I was in Tucson. I think I did pretty good considering we ate out a lot. I didn't eat dessert except for 1 time. I ate mostly vegetables and meat, avoiding too many carbs. I did gain 4 lbs but have alr... Read more
another week
Tuesday, May 29, 2007      0 comments

It has been a week since the 2 1/2 lbs weight loss. I have lost more but also gained back a pound. I am not discouraged this time. I haven't had time to exercise much the last 3 days. I went to the Y today and used the ellipitical for 45 min and... Read more
lost 2.5 lbs overnight!!
Tuesday, May 22, 2007      0 comments

Wow, I was totally amazed when I weighed myself this AM to find that I'm down to 154.5 lbs. I have been teetering between 157 and 156.5 for 3 days and was worried I'd go back to 157. This is so encouraging! Maybe my metabolism has speeded ... Read more
Lost a pound
Saturday, May 19, 2007      0 comments

Finally the scale moved. It went down to 156 but this AM its 156.5. It feels like I have lost weight and I am encouraged that it will continue. I will keep exercising and watching my intake. I am eating very well now--lots of veggies and some ... Read more
Still trying
Tuesday, May 08, 2007      0 comments

I'm still with the South Beach diet and going into stage 2. I have avoided carbs the past 2 weeks but now can have some. Yippee! I was getting tired of eggs for breakfast and today I had cereal and fruit. Salads are not a problem as I can eat... Read more
Things may be looking up
Tuesday, May 01, 2007      0 comments

Well it has been a week since I started the South Beach diet. I have stuck to it with only a couple of exceptions. I haven't been hungry. In fact I have had to eat more as My calorie count was too low. I may have lost 2 pounds. The book says you... Read more
Wednesday, April 25, 2007      0 comments

Well I have not lost any more weight since the first week. Today I started the South Beach diet again. This is so hard. Tonight I went to a gathering and had fish and salad so I stuck to the diet. Didn't have any cake or potatoes. I did have a 7... Read more
There may be hope yet
Thursday, April 05, 2007      1 comments

I have fallen behind since I had bronchitis and sinus infection. I haven't felt like exercising until today. I didn't feel like eating much for the first few days but then I looked for comfort food so I need to start eating right again, too. I... Read more
Big weekend coming up
Wednesday, March 14, 2007      0 comments

Well I hope to not undo everything this weekend at our Irish Festival. We stay in town and so are captive to the food and beverages served at the festival and the hotel. I will take water and fruit and some veggies with me as I know there will ... Read more

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