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Thursday, August 15, 2013      2 comments

So I keep bouncing between 235 and 230 pounds. I try not to sabotage myself, but sometimes this happens. Yesterday I noticed that the shorts I was wearing seemed to be falling too low past my waist and near my hips. Today I noticed the same thin... Read more
Which Way to Go
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      0 comments

I have figured out that I need to work on my eating as well as my exercising. I was at 227 and then started gaining weight. I got up to 238, but with the right attitude I have now gotten back down to 234. I hope I don't get off track again.... Read more
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      2 comments

I was discouraged from spending gas money to walk at the church. I had been up to 3 miles per session and was walking at least three times per week. I did other things at home. Spring came and so did my allergies. This kept me from walking outsi... Read more
Friday, March 02, 2012      2 comments

I know that I should be walking 10,000 steps or more per day. That being said, I changed my daily step target to 6,000 steps starting today. I have already achieved my 6,000 steps today and anticipate that I will have over 10,000 today. Little b... Read more
More Success
Friday, February 17, 2012      1 comments

I went back to my doctor today and he changed my medicine, but while there I got a great surprise. It has only been a week, but I have lost another pound, by their scale. This is what I want to do is lose 1 to2 pounds per week. I am probably goi... Read more
Success! Now keep it up.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      2 comments

I weighed myself today and I have broken the 30s. I weighed 229 this morning. Now I just need to keep it up. New short-term goal 225.... Read more
Walking to Lose Weight
Sunday, February 12, 2012      6 comments

I have really stepped up my walking steps and I have seen great results. My daughter told me about a church nearby that has a family life center. You go and sign in to use their track. You can ask for a counter and they make you sign for that as... Read more
So Many Options
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      0 comments

Have you noticed with the holidays coming up that there are so many options from which to choose? IHOP has pumpkin, eggnog, gingerbread, and one other type of pancakes. Wal-Mart has purple, white, red, blue and green trees to choose from (really... Read more
Positive Over Negative
Monday, November 02, 2009      0 comments

Someone reminded me today the power of positive thinking. I believe Norman Vincent Peale wrote a book about that and yes I did read it long ago. If you keep thinking negative thoughts you get negative results, but if you think positive results ... Read more
Back On Track
Thursday, October 29, 2009      0 comments

Several good things have happened. I received a DS personal trainer for my anniversary present on Saturday and it came with two pedometers, so I gave one to my husband. The start setting is to track 3000 steps per day. I haven't entered my step... Read more
Small Setback
Sunday, October 25, 2009      0 comments

Well it is October. One of my favorite times of year. Crisp mornings, beautiful trees, my birthday, my anniversary, good things to eat. That is the problem. Too many good things to eat. I had birthday ice cream cake and too much of good food. ... Read more
Another Milestone
Friday, October 02, 2009      0 comments

I have been thinking lately about the fact that I am coming up on another milestone birthday. For some reason this one has me a little nervous, and I'm not sure why. Maybe it's because I'm not where I want to be in my life right now. I don't h... Read more
Success finally
Sunday, August 09, 2009      4 comments

Well I finally started listening to my daughter-in-law. She is so good. She told me I need to cut out white flour products and white sugar and increase my fiber content and exercise more to lose the weight and keep my blood sugar from spiking. ... Read more
Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      1 comments

I have been recording my food in a book instead of on Sparkpeople. When I went to enter it on Sparkpeople I found that you can only enter food for 1 past day. I don't know whether my computer glitched or not. I am having a bad day. I wok... Read more
Monday, July 06, 2009      1 comments

My daughter-in-law recently passed her Certified Fitness Instructor test. She was talking to me about eating every two hours to keep my blood sugar at a steady number. I need to lose weight and believe that if I eat every two to three hours th... Read more

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