Well, I am down 4.2# since Monday or Tuesday. So it definitely was processed foods and perhaps Advil. So good lesson learned. Either avoid processed foods as much as possible, or be prepared for the consequences!
I am also experiencing a... Read more
Well, I learned one very valuable thing from last week. Processed foods are not my friends! I was going along smoothly, losing weight, and all of a sudden the scales went the other direction. So that's why the food log, right? Sure enough, p... Read more
Today is only day 3 and I am still so excited! I realize I am in the "honeymoon" phase, but I have high hopes of this being the time that I really do it! I know I won't lose weight every week, and I am trying to tell myself that it is ok. Eve... Read more
New Month and a New Perspective
When one of my teams asked if we had any success in March, I had to say yes. Even though I have been off track with both nutrition and exercise. I had an "awakening" or "aha" moment on Sunday, March 30.
I have been trying to find a quick,... Read more
GOALS AND REWARDS FOR BLC22!!!
This is my 12-week plan for success.
What can I do to succeed?
1. Settle on what healthy plan I can live with. And hopefully enjoy doing.
2. Plan, plan, plan. How many meals and snacks per day? Plan the menu.
3. Make a schedule a... Read more
BLC 21 before pictures
Ouch! Two phrases come to mind: A picture is worth a thousand words. And: Pictures do not lie! ... Read more
REWARDS FOR BLC21
This was the hardest one for me to decide on. I am thinking more on the line of "me time" to do things I enjoy. Like perhaps crocheting, reading, etc. There isn't really anything that I want to buy that would inspire me that much at this poin... Read more
BLC21 PLAN FOR SUCCESS
I am trying to use what worked before and what didn't as guidelines for this plan. I know that tracking definitely makes a difference. So that is on my to-do list. Also planning makes a very big difference. Or at least planning to have foods... Read more
BLC 20 plan for the holidays
I have really mixed emotions about this. I know I have a definite problem with sweets. Yet to totally eliminate them does not seem to be a solution. Because if I break over and have one, it will be look out!! I won't stop until I have eaten ... Read more
Mid Round Slump
First the exciting news. My NSV!!!! My original measurements were bust 40, waist 36, hips 46, right thigh 25 and calf 16. Today they are: bust 39.5, waist 34, hips 46, right thigh 24 and calf 16. Woo Hoo on the waist and thigh!!! That's 3 i... Read more
WHEW!!! THE FINAL THREE!!!
Ok, the last three things that I love about myself. This is getting more difficult each day! I'm starting to think I'm vain!! lol
1. I love, love, love to cook. So the made-from-scratch food is healthier and better for us.
2. I ca... Read more
Day 3, three more things!
I'm running out of ideas here!! I kept thinking, oh gee, three more things. lol I think I am going to have to borrow a few things that other people have told me over the years.
1. Brown eyes. I have gotten several comments on my prett... Read more
BLC assignment part two: 3 things I love about myself
Today is harder!! lol I did the easy, most obvious yesterday. Or most obvious to me anyway. I have a good sense of humor. I enjoy laughing and do not mind laughing at myself. I have told many a tale on myself!! : ) I love animals and do ... Read more
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BLC assignment: 3 things I love about myself
I am still not real comfy doing blogs. But I think it will be helpful, so I am giving it a try. Especially this one is a challenge. I feel funny saying I love this about myself. So I am trying to look at it from another person's point of vie... Read more