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A little secret
Monday, July 22, 2013      12 comments

Here we go again, folks. Drum roll please. The scale has dropped... Again. 197! Secret to my success? I could say who knows, but what I do know is I have cut out most sugar, most chocolate, soy, (temporarily) nuts, and am ... Read more
Traffic Jams and Detours
Saturday, July 20, 2013      6 comments

I tend to take a philosophical spiritual viewpoint to events in my life at times. Yesterday was no different. Despite not getting my much needed sleep, I managed to get out the door to work early. I saw a digital billboard saying there were... Read more
Can we say "one more?"
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      8 comments

Quite a week to tell you the truth. I hadn't quite gotten off my cloud for reaching 199 when I got on the scale this morning and (drum roll please), it sank to 198! 1 9 8 Talk about happy dance! Then while going to the grocery store... Read more
Saturday, July 13, 2013      12 comments

Yes. You do not have to Oneder any longer. 199 I have entered Onederland! At long last! Couldn't wait to tell ya'all! One week later than I wanted, but that's ok, that's alright. My scale has lost its heebie jeebies and is moving in ... Read more
Not quite yet
Saturday, July 06, 2013      9 comments

I am still holding at 200. I did not make the 199 officially yet. It is coming, I know it. 4th of July I ate as healthy as I could, but I did succumb to some potato chips, so since the sodium retains fluid, I didn't expect the drop to happe... Read more
After breakfast
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      7 comments

I should have known, but I was hungry, and wanted to eat with my younger son before he went to work. So, then, I went and got dressed, after I ate, and weighed myself. 200. That means, if I had weighed before I ate, I would be in Onederland. ... Read more
Sunday's Secret
Monday, July 01, 2013      10 comments

Since I was so busy, I never got on here Sunday to share the good news. Drum roll please. I am now 200 lbs. I lost 5 lbs since March. The body machine is back in action once again. WooHoo!... Read more
Put a double check mark by that one Jack
Thursday, June 27, 2013      7 comments

Last night I found out that my (text only, no pictures {yet}) picture book story was a finalist in the contest I entered in April. My novel did not place, but my picture book did. That has put air in my balloon, oh yeah! Walking. Eating h... Read more
Letting Go
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      6 comments

Sunday, there was a potluck at church. The only sweets I had were the flour-less, gluten free, egg less peanut butter cookies I brought. Mostly I ate "real" foods. Salad. Fruit. pulled pork. a little piece of ham. I made shepherds pie (ground... Read more
Seeing Onderland from the not too distant future
Monday, June 24, 2013      9 comments

I stepped on the scale for my Monday weigh in 201 Yes. That's all I have to say. Yes. Onderland is coming. 4 lbs. gone since March. So, I am on uber slow. Perhaps if I am lucky, maybe it will be by the 4th of July.... Read more
Allergy puzzles
Thursday, June 20, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday afternoon I went to get the allergy skin testing for wheat and soy. There were two sets of test. The first tested both along with a saline and histamine control "prick" on my arm. The first did not show anything for wheat, and it had a... Read more
Outside pulling weeds
Wednesday, June 19, 2013      5 comments

Unbelievable (though I may react to it later), I spent a couple hours outside in the back yard, mostly in the shade. I pulled some weeds on the patio, watched my grandson play, tossed a ball to him, (I throw horrible). My husband made break... Read more
Crazy busy bunch of stuff wizzing by
Monday, June 17, 2013      5 comments

Today was hot, and the A.C. in the van quit working again. I went to my spine orthopedic surgeon for follow up to the emg, and I guess there is no new nerve damage. I was not really happy with the EMG doctor's inadequate report, but glad nothing... Read more
Breathing Easier
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      5 comments

Today, other than coughing at various times, I do feel like I am breathing easier. I have made mindful healthy eating choices. snack - oatmeal and coffee Breakfast - home fries, bacon, fruit cup and coffee lunch - ham and cheese roll up... Read more
walking workdays
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      6 comments

There is a healthy living program going on at work, and the company is encouraging healthy living, eating, walking, fitness etc. I have been walking at least 1.25 miles, and today walked about 1.5 miles. I try to wear my pedometer, but today it ... Read more

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