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The Challenge to get ME back
Wednesday, March 04, 2020      2 comments

I’m on a mission to find Me back and a great help in that has been participating in SparkPeople 5% challenges. I’m currently in my second challenge and ... Read more
Learning as much as I can.
Sunday, March 01, 2020      2 comments

It took me a long time to realize WHAT works for me to start loosing weight. Once I figured out the new basics I needed I have been looking for everything I can to help me along my way to be successful. A major help has been the 5% challenges ... Read more
Can’t always be All Talk -No Action.
Sunday, February 16, 2020      3 comments

At times I find I talk the big talk yet never do the action part. I’ve noted I talk about certain ideas I have of things I want to do yet never commit o... Read more
Goal Met Reward
Friday, February 14, 2020      5 comments

For several weeks now I have been trying to decide on what to reward myself with after I achieved my 50 pounds lost. My previous reward was not written in stone and after a while didn’t seem as important anymore. After lots of thinking and plan... Read more
Patience needed
Thursday, February 13, 2020      3 comments

Earlier I thought I posted this as a blog with a picture—- oops apparently I posted it on other post not a blog. Sorry. This is more of a letter to the future me to hopefully understand how much I have gone through and changed. I have found I... Read more
Trying to learn from mistakes.
Thursday, January 16, 2020      6 comments

I am slowly but surely learning to learn from my mistakes. Each slip up. Each backslide. Each oh crap. I am trying to look at each time I misstep from my goal of healthy living and look for ways I can take steps to prevent or even just make ne... Read more
A challenge for Me.
Saturday, January 11, 2020      3 comments

Today for me marks day 5 post op for hemithyroidectomy due to cancer. In other words I had half my thyroid out due to thyroid cancer. It also marks day ... Read more
Talking about Weight of others!
Friday, January 03, 2020      4 comments

As I am walking on treadmill on my lunch break I just read a fabulous article on talking about weight loss. So many things to consider and from each side of the conversation. I am very open at work about my new healthy lifestyle and don’t mind ... Read more
New year ahead. New plan in place.
Wednesday, December 25, 2019      5 comments

Soon I will turn another year older. Time to evaluate my life. (Helps my bday is right after New Year’s Day) I’m a dedicated daughter, wife, mother, grandma, friend, neighbour, nurse and coworker. I am also a cancer fighter...hoping to soon chan... Read more
Feeling Rather Proud of Myself.
Monday, November 11, 2019      3 comments

Today I had another “I’m rather proud of myself” feeling. I actually admit I’ve kinda felt it building for a few days. Such a great feeling. I recently adjusted my daily step goal from 10 000 steps to 11 000. The last few days I’ve been noting ... Read more
Halloween Terrors
Thursday, October 31, 2019      2 comments

For weeks now I thought I had these little Halloween Terrors under control. Each day I’d free 2-3 of them and keep the others under restraints and hidden....until tonight. Tonight I had put them in my big Halloween bowl to hand out to the kids ... Read more
Seeing Beauty in unexpected places as I hit 10% loss.
Sunday, October 13, 2019      6 comments

I made my first big goal!! I lost 10% of my 320.4lbs self!!!! 33.2 lbs lost! I feel triumphant and proud but I’m also marveling in things I never thought were possible. Strange things like stretch marks appearing again lol. I remember when firs... Read more
Celebrate Each Step. Be Proud!
Tuesday, September 24, 2019      3 comments

After years of intense striving to loose weight and then a year or two of giving up hope, I’ve rededicated myself to my weight loss goals. (June 11, 2019) I’ve reestablished my goals & redefined my internal drive. (July 2,19) I had what I thoug... Read more
Slow and steady
Saturday, September 14, 2019      3 comments

Slowly yet steadily I’m learning this new healthy lifestyle and reaping the benefits. For many years I went hard for weight loss. I was doing large amount of intense cardio, weightlifting & low cal intake. All the things I (and many others) tho... Read more
Your mind is a powerful thing.
Sunday, September 01, 2019      2 comments

Yesterday I was feeling emotional that I am finally off on a long weekend, a rarity, and hubby didn’t want to do anything and we’re wasting my time off. I thought I did well avoiding the issue as I went shopping instead of eating my feelings. I... Read more

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