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Sunday, August 05, 2012      6 comments

If we call it a backslide when we gain, do we call it a frontslide when we start heading the right direction again? Or just a slide? Anyway...Wheee! I have had a struggle for the last 2 months gaining and losing up and down a couple of ... Read more
Thursday, August 02, 2012      9 comments

I just got off the scale and discovered that I have gained enough weight to backslide all the way to where I was on May 22. I had been on a journey of steady forward progress with days where I gained a pound or so, but then lost 2. I felt oka... Read more
one day can make such a difference
Monday, July 30, 2012      8 comments

On Saturday morning, I drafted a blog post celebrating my success in getting back to 172 pounds which was my lowest weight thus far. It didn't post properly so I thought I would try again when I got home that night. Then I spent time with frien... Read more
Two Steps Forward, Four Steps Back??
Monday, July 02, 2012      14 comments

I went up over two pounds in the last week or so. As I have been trying to prepare for a vacation, I have been working 15 hour days and not being able to get my workouts, food planning and preparation, and even water consumption, done the way i... Read more
75% of the Way to Goal!! What's New
Sunday, June 17, 2012      6 comments

Just realized I made 75% of the way to my goal weight. I started this journey on August 24, 2011. I am hoping to reach 100% of my goal by December 2012 which is another 38 pounds. I now have confidence that I can do this! Every once in a... Read more
I'm NOT OBESE - anymore
Friday, June 15, 2012      15 comments

Big thrill this morning. I weighed myself on the Wii Fit Plus and I have moved out of the Obese category and into the Overweight level. As I have blogged before, my pattern is two steps forward and one back, but I am determined not to go back... Read more
2 Steps Forward...
Friday, June 01, 2012      3 comments

The old saying "Two steps forward and one step back" describes my weight loss progress recently. I gained 2.2 pounds this week and again I know why. Work demands, stress and illness have prevented me from getting my workouts in for the last we... Read more
25 Spark Points & 100 Spark Goodie Points
Monday, May 21, 2012      4 comments

Must be a lucky day for me!... Read more
Miss Read
Friday, May 18, 2012      2 comments

I was home with a bad cold yesterday and had a chance to read my Mother's Day gift sent to me by my beloved mother. It was Miss Read's last book "A Peaceful Retirement" and an article about her passing. I thoroughly enjoyed this short novel an... Read more
70% of the way there - Day 44 post 100 pounds lost
Saturday, May 12, 2012      14 comments

This morning I made it 70% of the way to my goal weight of 135 pounds. I am having some difficulty wrapping my mind around this fact. I have come 70% of the way but it seems like it should be more. I look at my body and the changes I ha... Read more
Friday Folly
Saturday, May 05, 2012      4 comments

Didn't prep food to take with me yesterday. Then ended up too hungry and went off plan. getting ready to go out for a walk/run to get back to my plan... Read more
Spark Support - Day 35 Post 100 pound loss
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      9 comments

Many thanks to my Spark Friend blog post readers. I appreciate your supportive comments. Throughout the day when I check my iphone email, I get notices of Spark messages, comments and "likes". I find that these brief messages of support, ... Read more
Happy May Day! - Day 34 Post 100 pound weight loss
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I weighed in and was dismayed to see a four pound weight gain. After blogging here, I prepped my food and wrote out a meal and exercise plan for the day. I stuck to the food plan and came in right under 1200 calories. I wasn't able ... Read more
!?#@(& - Gained 4 pounds!
Monday, April 30, 2012      6 comments

This morning I weighed in after a three day mini-vacation and found that I am up by 3.5 pounds since Friday morning and up by more than four pounds in the last week. I know why this happened. I exceeded my calorie limit for 5 of the last... Read more
No more meds! Day 29 Post 100 Pound weight loss
Thursday, April 26, 2012      9 comments

I communicated with my physician regarding some low blood pressure symptoms I was experiencing during my cardio workouts. He took me off the last of my blood pressure meds. I am so excited about having met one of my original goals. When I sta... Read more

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