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Getting Back On Track
Sunday, March 21, 2010      0 comments

I'm so frustrated about gaining 7 pounds. I was so happy when I was 147 then I ended up going for a physical in September and finding out that my hemoglobin had dropped to 8.2. Not good. It is supposed to be 13 at the lowest. Because that usuall... Read more
My Goal Dress
Saturday, February 21, 2009      0 comments

This picture is from my daughter's Jr. High School Graduation. She's 23 now so that was a long time ago. I was about 130 pounds and a size 7. I was proud of the way I looked a... Read more
Workin' Up A Black Sweat
Friday, February 06, 2009      1 comments

I missed the 12am deadline so this entry is for Thursday (yesterday)... I did a lot of exercises today, trying to make up for my lackadaisical attitude towards my goal. I know I have to stay focused but I fall off the wagon every once in a ... Read more
Contemplating A New Target Weight
Monday, January 26, 2009      1 comments

Last week I decided to go back to having my green tea in the mornings. Friday I had a bowl of Oatmeal with Raisins, walnuts, and Cranberries; and a large cup of Kaiseki Hojicha green tea from Ito En. That's one of my favorite green teas. It has ... Read more
Getting Over The Birthday Slump
Saturday, January 17, 2009      1 comments

Even though my birthday was on Wednesday the 14th, everything went downhill from there. It just had to be that time of the month starting exactly on my birthday. Great present. I was taken out to dinner and I did pretty well considering that I w... Read more
4 lbs and Counting
Monday, January 12, 2009      0 comments

I weighed in this morning and found that I have lost 4 pounds and 1 inch on my waist. I'm jumping for joy right now and doing the James Brown 'I feel good dance'. ... Read more
I Weigh In 2morrow
Sunday, January 11, 2009      1 comments

I added my first recipe today. 'Easy Cranberry Orange Corn Muffins'. I don't eat eggs very often but when I looked in the refrigerator I saw that I had a few eggs left and they were about to expire in 2 days. I had to do something quick. Who can... Read more
Slowly Getting There
Saturday, January 10, 2009      0 comments

I slept too late today. I guess I shouldn't have gone to bed at 3am. I'm proud of myself otherwise though. I actually started weighing foods with my little blue scale that I use to use for making soap. When I made my turkey burger I put a dish o... Read more
Darn Near Licked My Plate 2day
Thursday, January 08, 2009      0 comments

I found a recipe on the Food Network Website. I had seen the episode of "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" where they featured crazy sandwiches. When I saw the recipe for "Tioli's Craze Turkey Burger with Orange Mustard Glaze" I remembered thinking; ... Read more
A Girl Can Dream
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      0 comments

I had a pretty good lunch today. I was actually full when I finished. I had Activia yogurt, baby carrots with ranch dressing and a Dole peaches fruit cup. As a snack later I munched on some soynuts to take a break from the sunflower seeds. Then ... Read more
Not As Easy As I Thought
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      0 comments

This losing weight thing is not easy. At least I lost 1 pound instead of gaining. My first two days, I was a total mess. I didn't know what to eat because I had become accustomed to eating anything and everything I could get my hands on--whether... Read more
Sunday: Good End 2 the Week
Monday, January 05, 2009      0 comments

I had a good Sunday. Too bad I have to start back to work tomorrow. I had such a wonderful Christmas/New Year break. My breakfast was pretty good. I had Dannon Activia Yogurt. I had to enter the information myself because I found that the n... Read more
Saturday, January 03, 2009      0 comments

Today was pretty much a vegetative day. I had oatmeal for breakfast with cranberries and raisins. then I had an apple. I did 20 minutes of core exercises and spent the rest of the day just lounging and web surfing with my daughter. I still had s... Read more
The Walk Of Life
Friday, January 02, 2009      1 comments

I love to walk. I never did much exercise after my daughter was born, but I always loved to walk. My day was wonderful. I started out with Crunches with Twist, back arches, back extension and the hip flexor. Morning: This program is real... Read more
Exactly How I Feel
Friday, January 02, 2009      1 comments

I named my page after a song I love by a man I hold dear; My mentor Mr. P.R. Nelson. The words represent exactly how I feel this early morning about my journey. 2009 will be a wonderful year and I will keep these words in mind as I move al... Read more