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Holding steady
Tuesday, November 19, 2019      5 comments

I haven't changed my habits but not losing as fast as I was. I am still in size 10 jeans but they are a tad less snug at least. I took another photo yest... Read more
Size 10!
Thursday, October 10, 2019      8 comments

I started with a size 16 in these jeans 7 months ago. Today, these size 10's fit!!! It has been so rewarding to go down a size every couple months. 14'... Read more
Progress photo
Friday, September 13, 2019      6 comments

The first pic was taken about a month after I started my new habits, about April or May. The second is from today. I don't think I look drastically dif... Read more
Out with the old
Wednesday, September 04, 2019      5 comments

I am having a giddy good time buying new clothes. It's proving very addictive. I may go broke. LOL As I fill my closet with more L's, am actively remov... Read more
size 12!
Sunday, July 14, 2019      2 comments

When I began my lifestyle changes back in March I was in size 16's of this same syle of Levi's. Then 14's. I noticed this past week the 14's are a little looser. I needed to order another pair of jeans though because I am down to just two pairs ... Read more
learning to re-love clothes shopping
Thursday, July 11, 2019      3 comments

I bought some new clothes awhile back and was happy with the smaller sizes. Today, I went shopping again and for the first time in many years, every single top I tried on in the dressing room FIT! And best of all, none of them were 1X plus, XXL ... Read more
baggy pants
Monday, July 08, 2019      9 comments

I've been wearing a size 14 jeans, down from a 16, for the last month or two. Today I tried on the 16's again just for fun and they are even looser than the last time. I wore them to walk my dog today and they fall down like sweat pants. They we... Read more
in denial over baggy clothes
Friday, June 21, 2019      7 comments

I noticed lately that some of my shirts seemed larger but something really put things in perspective today. I tried on a favorite t-shirt I always wore up through last summer but hadn't worn since maybe last fall. It is a size 1X from Target. It... Read more
New Fitbit
Wednesday, June 05, 2019      8 comments

I got a Fitbit way back when they first came out and it literally fell apart on me yesterday. So, I went out and bought a new one! I'm so pleased with it! I love the touch screen capabilities on it and the various options for the display screen.... Read more
My worried dog
Wednesday, May 29, 2019      3 comments

My dog Cosmo sits very worriedly the entire 45 to 60 minutes I'm on the treadmill. He gets so stressed out. LOL... Read more
new bike
Monday, May 06, 2019      5 comments

I got a purple beach cruiser bicycle a few months ago and am embarrassed to say that I haven't used it yet. The weather got too hot, then too cold, and well, excuses excuses excuses. HOWEVER, I have walked my treadmill almost every single day fo... Read more
Beep Beep, it's a purple Jeep!
Monday, April 15, 2019      9 comments

At last, my new purple Jeep has arrived!!!!!! I ordered her from a dealership out of state because I couldn't find one with everything I wanted anywhere in Colorado. I LOVE HER!!!!! I've wanted a Wrangler since high school. ... Read more
choose your hard
Saturday, April 13, 2019      2 comments

So true. I know getting smaller won't happen over night and it feels like it's going to be such a LONG difficult process but being overweight sucks ... Read more
a little progress
Saturday, April 13, 2019      3 comments

I've been at this now for about a month. I cut my daily calories down to 1200-1600 and put a concentrated effort into walking the treadmill almost every day. I started out only able to do about 30 minutes at 2 mph. I can now do 45 minutes at 3.5... Read more
I don't diet, I just eat according to my goals.
Tuesday, April 09, 2019      3 comments

Someone on the site posted this today and it really resonated with me so I had to save it here where I can see it once in awhile. I really despise t... Read more

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