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Day by day
Friday, January 05, 2018      3 comments

I’m taking things day by day right now and tracking all items. I know I lose weight steadily when I track. I’ve had more time to cook lately and I’ve been really enjoying it. My goal is to cook at least three times per week and make sure we ea... Read more
And again . . .
Friday, April 28, 2017      2 comments

I've had some starts this year, but haven't followed through. My usual barriers: stress and medical conditions. But I know I can overcome those just as others have on this site. This has been my gear up week, paying attention to what I am... Read more
Reboot - Starting over
Monday, January 09, 2017      2 comments

Ack - at my heaviest since pregnancy, closing in on how heavy I was during pregnancy. So many excuses - but the main one is I'm tired and having a hard time keeping my motivation up. But looking in the mirror last night, and stepping on th... Read more
TMI - embarrassing post
Friday, August 26, 2016      1 comments

This is TMI and an embarrassing post, but I feel I need to post it for a few reasons: 1. It is a major motivation for me to get to a healthy body size/weight 2. Its a reality a lot of people don't talk about with obesity. I am finding i... Read more
Pants too tight
Thursday, August 25, 2016      3 comments

I tried to put on a pair of pants this morning that I used to wear all the time, and they were too tight. Just another reinforcement that I need to make healthier choices. Today is day three and so far so good. I'm tracking everything and... Read more
Feeling terrible
Tuesday, August 23, 2016      7 comments

I have put the weight back on, in fact, I am higher now. Some of my pants don't fit anymore. I'm tired and feel gross. There is no excuse, there is no one to blame but myself. I can do this and I will do this starting today: 1. Tra... Read more
Monday, June 06, 2016      4 comments

My son curled up in my lap yesterday for some cuddle time. He is almost 8, so he doesn't cuddle with me as much anymore. I lost my mom when I was 20. I know people who lost their parents at earlier ages. I want to be around as long... Read more
Here we go again
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      4 comments

I start, I have some progress, I back slide and I stop, and then I start again. However, it took me a long time to quit smoking, so I know I just need to keep working at it. My goals this week: 1. Stay within my calorie ranges using... Read more
knocked down again by pain
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      4 comments

Tired of living with pain. I blogged about barriers before, but this is my biggest one. I don't want to move when I hurt. I don't care what I eat when I hurt. My depression is deep when I hurt. I can get out of bed and go to work. In f... Read more
Monday, April 25, 2016      7 comments

I have run into a lot of barriers lately, and I've been letting them get the best of me. My goal this week is 10 minutes exercise, plus my 10 minutes physical therapy. Barriers: 1. Pain: I overdid it one day and my hips were hurti... Read more
Decluttering leads to hummus :)
Tuesday, April 19, 2016      2 comments

I have to admit I wasn't excited about decluttering being one of the goals on our Spring Challenge this week. But I have to say, it surprised me. I had off from work yesterday, so was working on decluttering in the kitchen. I had previo... Read more
Feeling a little better
Thursday, April 14, 2016      5 comments

I'm starting to feel better, still sleeping too much though. I did a cardio video yesterday, and it felt good. I'm feeling a little sore in my hips, so plan on keeping things low key today. Some strength training and a yoga video. But ... Read more
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      5 comments

Been depressed these last few days. I have cyclic depression, so I go through cycles. Affects my activity level, and my nutrition, especially cheese. I love cheese anyway, but when I'm depressed, I swear it is all I want to eat. So yesterday... Read more
No change, but hanging in there
Saturday, April 09, 2016      6 comments

No change in my weight this week. but still good with the NSVs. I'm wearing a shirt today that previously was too small. Went for a bike ride today, decided to go a different way, one with hills. Wow!! I thought I was getting better but... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Non-Scale Victories
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      120 comments

I admit, I was a little disappointed when I weighed myself this week and the scale only went down 0.2 lbs. I felt I did really well keeping on track nutritionally and physically. But, I'm balancing that disappointment with happiness at my non-... Read more

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