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Starting the roller coaster ride again
Monday, April 03, 2017      4 comments

Hopefully this time I stay on board. I'm not getting any younger and my weight is getting more difficult to get rid of. I hope this time I'm more consistent.... Read more
So what now
Saturday, September 05, 2015      2 comments

Feeling down in the dumps, my dad not feeling well and I worry about him. All I want to do is lie down in my bed and do nothing. This is not how I am planning my weight loss journey. I've got to pick myself up by the bootstraps and do better. So... Read more
Getting up on my feet again
Monday, May 19, 2014      0 comments

I have been so down lately (literally). It is very painful for me to stand on my feet so I avoid it a lot. The Doctors cannot find anything seriously wrong. One doctor told me it was the arthritis in my ankles and knees as well as the break in m... Read more
I really hate water
Monday, December 10, 2012      8 comments

Water is so essential to good nutrition and health. I hate the stuff. I know I have to drink it, so... first thing in the morning when I get up I try to down as much of the stuff as possible. I have a container that I fill up each day and when i... Read more
Monday, December 03, 2012      2 comments

So many health issues, the passing of my mother and the need to care for my dad. I have been so engulfed in doing everything for everyone that I have gotten into a self-destructive spiral. I went back to indulging in all the bad foods and habits... Read more
Getting back on slowly
Friday, October 14, 2011      3 comments

Well trying to get back on the wagon again. Took some time and mental adjusting. I am hoping to be more on the wagon than off this time. Stress and life has a way of removing what is important in life and this is one of them. I just have t... Read more
Feeling like I fell off
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      3 comments

I have been trying so hard to follow this plan and I love it. I have mostly been following the suggested menus until I learn to make my meal plans for myself. Food and nutritional intake feels like such a chore. I know it is worth it because thi... Read more
Sunday, February 06, 2011      0 comments

Well I am back and feeling better. I am feeling excited about tracking again. My daily exercises are up to a minimum of 20 minutes a day now and I am reaching for more. My ankles still bother me, but the pain is more tolerable. This program is ... Read more
I'm back.
Friday, January 28, 2011      0 comments

Up, up and awake. The flu had me down but I am back. Today I want to begin my day right. I am starting with a little cardio, and I printed out my daily menu. Here's to staying on track. I got some ankle braces so I can tolerate being on my feet ... Read more
Sick and Tired
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      0 comments

I have been down and out with the flu. Eating has been very difficult over the past several days. My appetite is just coming back so hopefully I can get back on track with everything. I will have to re assess my boot-camps that I joined for now ... Read more
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      2 comments

Sometimes I am so slow to catch on. Today I realized that I can plug in my foods before I eat it to see how it is calculated in regards to my daily allowance. This helps me a whole lot because now I get a preview of my daily plan before I make m... Read more
Sunday, January 16, 2011      3 comments

Wow all night last night I was craving Pillsbury chocolate chip cookies in the fridge and I posted an entry for help. How wonderful. People got back to me with great insights and alternate choices. Its great not to be alone on this journey. I lo... Read more
Saturday, January 15, 2011      3 comments

I am very excited about this new lifestyle. The changes are small but the difference I am mentally experienceing is great... Read more