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Lesson learned ... I deserve it
Saturday, May 17, 2014      4 comments

I have not had a CD player for years in my car and the right speaker rattles and statics. Yesterday hubby bought me a new fangled player with Bluetooth capabilities so I can use my phone hands free, port for USB loaded with tons of favorites, an... Read more
I did IT!!!!
Thursday, May 15, 2014      9 comments

BRAG ALERT! I did it … I walked for 45 minutes for the first time! I am exhilarated. I am so proud of myself for sticking with it. It took me three months to build up to the time. I feel soooooo much better. I know I will be at this for a while ... Read more
Are you coming or going???
Friday, May 02, 2014      4 comments

It would be great if when we chose to change something, anything about our lives ... our loved ones would support us. For many of us we have lost and gained and lost and gained and our loved ones don't know if we are coming or going. Dietic... Read more
Why is this time different?????
Sunday, April 27, 2014      10 comments

I am eating well. I am exercising five times a week. I am insisting on clean foods in the house and going to get them from the store when they get low. I am insisting that I get in my walk on the treadmill. I am not bothered or feel punished whe... Read more
If you fail to plan ... you plan to fail!
Monday, April 21, 2014      1 comments

I have been doing great. If you fail to plan … you plan to fail!!! I have ensured that I have the things in the house that I want to eat to stay on track. We have gone to the store a couple of times to make sure. Hubby’s birthday went well with ... Read more
Why I started this
Monday, April 14, 2014      5 comments

Why I started this in the first place? Well, isn’t it obvious????? Fat is not cool. I can’t breathe, I can’t cross my legs, I can walk to the end of the lane without passing out, I look terrible, I feel terrible, I am sitting on the side lines o... Read more
Dirty Little Secrets
Saturday, April 05, 2014      6 comments

Serial regainer!! I am in that famous group and I am getting out. I am on my journey to lose 130 pounds. I have lost a kajillion pounds and want this time to be the last time I have to start from the beginning. One Size Fits All is a terrib... Read more
Moving forward
Tuesday, April 01, 2014      1 comments

The key word here ... is moving. I have stuck with my walking five days a week. I am up to 27 minutes each session. Tomorrow I move it up to 28 minutes. I know some people walk for an hour. Remember they have been at it for awhile. Also remember... Read more
Why did you start??
Sunday, March 30, 2014      2 comments

As I continue on my journey ... I want to remember why I started in the first place. I could have just continued doing what I was doing: eating, gaining, eating, ga... Read more
Information is power
Thursday, March 27, 2014      2 comments

I got my 25 minutes in on the treadmill!!!! Next week I plan to increase the overall time by 3-5 minutes. 11 ½ weeks to Grand Canyon trip. Hubby asked me yesterday when I was the most successful at losing weight. When I lost with Weight Wat... Read more
Stop doing these things to yourself
Monday, March 24, 2014      3 comments

I have been on a roller coaster of: Being thin and not knowing it because of my families' bullying. Gaining weight because I was sad. Losing weight through shear determination. Gaining weight because I put me last on the list... Read more
No Excuses
Friday, March 14, 2014      2 comments

A good day… I started tracking my food and found out I was not eating enough. Go figure. I got in my 25 minute treadmill walk. Before next Monday I need to decide if I am going to increase just the duration by 2-5 minutes or increase the speed a... Read more
What could have been
Thursday, March 13, 2014      0 comments

On a very sad note … our daughter had a miscarriage last night. She was about 6-7 weeks pregnant. She is sooooo far away in Missouri and I can’t hug her and make it all better. She has three healthy wonderful kids. But this is a true loss to us ... Read more
Re-evaluating … Why am I doing this???????? Remind me!!!!!
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      4 comments

I weigh every other day to hopefully keep myself on track – with Sunday morning being my official weigh-in. This has worked in the past. But then I gained all the weight back  I gained the ½ pound back!!! This means I have lost two poun... Read more
Vegetables could kill you ...
Monday, March 10, 2014      2 comments

The next time someone tells you vegetables won’t kill you … they are wrong. I got choked yesterday while eating lunch. I was choking, gasping for air, coughing and peeing all at the same time. Hubby came around the back of the couch and did the ... Read more

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