LAURALE8's Blogs

Friday, October 18, 2013      2 comments

Gosh I don't even know where to start! I am surrounded by illness it seems. My hubby is very sick with a tumor, my colleague (and friend) has been diagnosed with breast cancer. My dad needs a gallbladder operation ( if a surgeon can be found to ... Read more
Half way through BLC
Thursday, February 21, 2013      3 comments

Well halfway through the challenge and I have gained 2 pounds! How frustrating is that. Food wise I seem to do OK most of the time. I am choosing better foods, not snacking and drinking lots of water. Where I am not doing well is with movement... Read more
Stress Eating
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      2 comments

I am mindful of myself most of the time - so when I started to mindlessly eat - I was able to talk myself out of it. Yes I did eat 10 donut holes before I stopped - but I stopped. I keep wondering if it is worth it to do my Masters. I am stres... Read more
What will be different
Monday, January 28, 2013      4 comments

When I lose my excess pounds I will feel better about myself. I want to feel good about who I am - not so self conscious. I love fashion, dressing up wearing heels etc. But at my current weight I cannot do this. I am tired of people saying - ... Read more
Friday, January 11, 2013      1 comments

be S.M.A.R.T. Specific Measurable Achievable Relevant Time bound. SPECIFIC Which people How much weight What kind of job MEASURABLE At the end of your time table you should be able to answer with alacrity... Is the per... Read more
2013 Plan
Sunday, December 30, 2012      2 comments

I had to really think about this as I want to succeed with this weight loss. I am going to try the low carb route again as it seems to work for me the best. I need to get a handle on these illnesses that are wreaking havoc in my body. Gallbladde... Read more
Holiday Plan
Monday, December 03, 2012      2 comments

Well I was at a Christmas party on the weekend, it was wonderful - lots of food, laughs and drinks. How did I stay on track - I knew I was having 1 glass of wine so ate only veggies and passed on desserts. I stayed within my calorie range so now... Read more
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      2 comments

This is how I have been feeling lately... I’ve been hiding from exercise: I’m in the fitness protection program. I need to get back on track - just not sure how? Yesterday was a long day - came home sick to my stomach again. Spent a large po... Read more
My Plan
Sunday, November 25, 2012      4 comments

How to make it through the holidays..... I started last October with a vision of being healthier, looking better and feeling better about my weight. I have lost 50 pounds since then, but have been stalled for several weeks. I am hopeful it is he... Read more
Friday, November 23, 2012      1 comments

Well the last weekend of the challenge is here. I am grateful that I participated in this one. A number of things have become clearer for me as a result. I am disappointed with my weight but that is not new for me. I am disappointed healthwise t... Read more
Lost my fire????
Thursday, November 22, 2012      2 comments

he challenge is almost over and I am heavier than I was when I started???? I am hopeful it is fluid attributed to fluid build up - but I just don't know. I was doing well - not major losses but consistent - then the rug came out from under my fe... Read more
Half way Point
Friday, October 19, 2012      4 comments

I started this challenge with an achievable goal of 20 pounds. I am definitely not going to make it. I have been extremely ill for 2 weeks and can do no exercise for another 4 minimum. If ever the infection and the stones clear up - I can find o... Read more
The last 3 things
Monday, October 15, 2012      1 comments

Ok 3 more things I like about myself - I am always optimistic I am definitely the glass is half full type. generally I am cheerful - happy even. I do get down on myself - but as a rule I am happy. I am very loyal to family and friends.... Read more
Weekend Challenge Day 3
Sunday, October 14, 2012      1 comments

3 things I like about myself.....I have great hair! It is reddish brown almost the color of a chestnut horse. When I was younger and it was long (cut it off at 40) people were always commenting on it. Now it is short and I do color it every few ... Read more
Weekend Challenge Day 2
Saturday, October 13, 2012      2 comments

Ok 3 things I like about myself....I am open minded - I like to learn new things, meet new people and do not adopt the mindset of I know best. Each of us lives our own lives best - I may not always agree with lifestyle choices but will do what I... Read more

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