Halloween Party on Friday Night - Help!
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 5 comments
OK, I know that this is unrelated to physical health, but it may just help my mental health if you guys come through for me. Our daughter (almost 17) is having a costume party at our house this Friday night. We are REALLY tight on $$. What ar... Read more
Back on track
Monday, October 19, 2009 2 comments
Wow...the weekend is a blur now, and all in all, I wasn't too bad to myself, but I could definitely improve. One area I could improve is my weekend eating habits. I tend to be very lax about timing, but my food choices are still healthy. I wa... Read more
Not another lazy day
Sunday, October 18, 2009 3 comments
It's been non-stop raining here in South Jersey...seriously...hasn't stopped since Thursday during the night. And it's cold, too! My hubby and I were walking every night, but it's just impossible with this weather. I did go to Jazzercise yest... Read more
Friday, October 16, 2009 4 comments
Hi everyone, In a week I leave for San Francisco for my job. I'm going to be there for a week and a half. It's gonna be 14 hour days at this convention and I know I'm going to be tired and not too focused on my health, but I have made a pact... Read more
If you could go back to a certain age in your life, would you?
Thursday, October 15, 2009 13 comments
I am a true believer in "Everything happens for a reason" but if I could go back to my teenage years and do things over, I would have tried harder to get healthier then so that the healthier habits were well in place for my adulthood. I had die... Read more
Happy Hump Day everyone!
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 5 comments
Today is day 3 of being 100%. When I say that, what I mean is that I am eating the best possible foods in reasonable portions, I'm getting great exercise, drinking my water, I'm avoiding wine until the weekend, and I'm getting about 7 hours sle... Read more
Need advice from those who jog/run
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 7 comments
OK, so one of my October goals for myself is to work up to jogging a 1/4 mile. I have never been a runner before and I am trying to be very patient with myself. I am jogging from one street light to the next and then walking one street light a... Read more
Channeling my inner Julia Child
Monday, October 12, 2009 4 comments
Hee hee...I can't believe how much I love to cook now! Growing up, my family used to make fun of my cooking skills. My Mom had us take turns making dinner. I didn't enjoy that at all and most everything I made turned out all wrong. Of course... Read more
My stomach butt is getting smaller!
Saturday, October 10, 2009 5 comments
OK, for those of you not familiar with a stomach butt, it's my nickname for the loose hanging skin that I and many other gastric bypass patients are left with after losing 100+ pounds. A side view of me looks like I have a butt on each side!! I... Read more
I need family time!
Friday, October 09, 2009 4 comments
It's been a week full of after work/school commitments and each of us has been running in different directions. I miss my little family, but fortunately Sunday we have plans to go to church and then to a farm for pumpkin picking. I'm making a ... Read more
October goals - update
Thursday, October 08, 2009 10 comments
So my three goals for October were: -to have less commitments -to weigh less than 200 lbs/size 16 comfortably -to jog 1/4 mile Here's where I stand right now: -not doing too well with commitments as this week I had a religious ed cl... Read more
Trying new foods
Wednesday, October 07, 2009 4 comments
My aunt and I went out to dinner last night to an Israeli restaurant and it was delicious and our choices were healthy, too! That's a bonus!! The restaurant served all meals tappas style, so the portions were small. We ordered this roasted eg... Read more
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