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Here again
Saturday, February 22, 2020      3 comments

I've been on SparkPeople many times. I am here for a l am here for a little while then get bored or forget or just give up and go away. About 15 years ago I went from 176 pounds to 136 pounds. in about 10 months. But since that time I put all... Read more
Trying hard
Wednesday, January 22, 2020      1 comments

I am working on trying to follow a better nutrition habits.... Read more
Tuesday, January 21, 2020      3 comments

I know what I should be doing, but am just finding it hard to follow through with my plans. I was doing so well before the holidays at the end of last year. I gave in to my "just wants" instead of following through with my needs. I now realize t... Read more
Another chance
Wednesday, January 15, 2020      3 comments

I just saw my hematology doctor a week ago. I weighed in at 173. I won"t see him again until May. I saw my primary doctor in November. I weighed in at 17. I see her again in April. With that in mind I think that I can achieve my goal. By the ti... Read more
I'm trying to get excited
Sunday, December 01, 2019      4 comments

I'm trying to get excited about losing weight. My doctor helped me some on Tuesday. She was pleased with the weight loss (10 pounds) I have had since August. We talked about the diet (Mediterranean Diet) chose to try to follow. She was pleased w... Read more
I'm doing well
Sunday, October 20, 2019      4 comments

Since I started following the Mediterranean Diet I have began to feel better. I have lost 6 pounds. My hips are not hurting as much or as often as they did before I began eating healthier. I am sleeping better and longer. I am giving the prais... Read more
Friday, October 11, 2019      2 comments

I am feeling much better about my new diet. I started the Mediterranean Diet and was not sure how I would do on it. I have been on it a few weeks now. I have lost about 6 pounds since starting the diet. I am feeling better that I will be able to... Read more
Still working
Monday, September 30, 2019      0 comments

Well, I am still working on my diet. Have only lost about 3 pounds. But, then again I haven't been doing it for very long. Now trying to add some exercising. I have been exercising, but, probably not enough.... Read more
Mediterranean Diet
Sunday, September 29, 2019      5 comments

I am trying to transition into the Mediterranean Diet. I am reading THE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET. I am finding that this diet will help me deal with some of the problems that I have been dealing. Such as osteoporosis, osteoarthrit... Read more
Still want to lose some weight
Monday, September 23, 2019      0 comments

My doctor says that at my age I need a little extra weight. But I don't think that 40 extra pounds is too much. I think that if I lose 20 pounds should be a good thing. My major thing is that I need to make up my mind to add more activity ... Read more
Fun time
Tuesday, September 10, 2019      2 comments

Went to our senior prom and had a wonderful time. Good food. Good friends. Lots of good music so we could dance.... Read more
Exercise time
Friday, September 06, 2019      2 comments

Exercising is my goal. I have osteoarthritis and have several stretches and other exercises to do. I am now planning to do them. I feel that if I do them that they will begin to strengthen my muscles and the pain that I experience will ease. Not... Read more
New Day
Thursday, September 05, 2019      1 comments

All week I have been spending the afternoon and evenings with friends. We have been waiting out Hurricane Dorian. Watching movies, eating lunch and eating snacks. They want me to do it again today. I plan to do it again today, but, then tomorro... Read more
Waiting out Dorian
Wednesday, September 04, 2019      2 comments

I have tried several times to lose the extra pounds that I have been carrying and still carry. I seem to get discouraged just after a few days. Today (and for the last 2 or 3 days) I have been spending time with friends waiting out Hurricane Dor... Read more
Trying to make new decisions every day
Sunday, September 01, 2019      4 comments

Don't really know what I want to do. I know that I need to get a good grip on what I need to do to get rid of all this extra blubber. I know that I have the motivation but just have to act on the motivation to make the blubber go away. I know th... Read more