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Next Goal
Saturday, January 02, 2021      5 comments

My next goal is to release 10% of my current body weight. I don't know how long it will take. I'm hoping to achieve this goal by June if not sooner. I need to shed 16 pounds. Once I achieve this milestone, I will be in the overweight category fo... Read more
December Update
Monday, December 14, 2020      4 comments

I have been continuing to log my food and go on outdoor walks. I managed to accomplish my goal of 1000 fitness minutes in October and November. I plan to achieve the same goal this month as well. Weight loss has been slow and steady since aroun... Read more
Wednesday, September 23, 2020      2 comments

This month has been different for me. I started a new job which requires me to get up way earlier than I had to in the past. I am also working a couple of hours a day at my former full-time job. Needless to say, I've been busy. I miss my morning... Read more
Fitness Minutes
Sunday, July 26, 2020      3 comments

I am happy that I was able to get a 1,000 minutes fitness award this month. I have been consistent with getting this award since April. I am proud of the progress I am making. I have released 11.4 pounds since April. I was off work in April and ... Read more
WooHoo!! Again
Thursday, May 28, 2020      7 comments

I'm so excited!! I got in 1,000 fitness minutes for the month of May. That's two months in a row. I have also been tracking my food and water for the past year. ... Read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2020      9 comments

Good morning!! Today is a NEW day with NEW opportunities to be kind to ourselves. I am excited that I have received a 500 minutes fitness award this month. I haven't done that since June 2019. ... Read more
Friday, March 27, 2020      5 comments

Wow, the past two weeks have been surreal with all the changes occurring all over the world and in my local area. Shelter in place orders have been issued and lots of businesses have closed. I am a preschool teacher. Attendance dropped by more t... Read more
Acid Reflux Disease
Tuesday, December 24, 2019      4 comments

I have been taking meds for acid reflux disease for 19 years. Lately, it has just been getting worse. Even when I lost my original 65 pounds, I still wasn't able to get off the medication. That was a MAJOR disappointment to me. I am praying that... Read more
Starting Over
Monday, August 21, 2017      3 comments

I joined the SparkPeople community in September of 2012. I was active on this site and attended OA meetings. I was able to release 65 pounds from my body over a 18 month period. I started at 202 pounds and got down to 137 pounds. I was still con... Read more
The Struggle Continues
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      5 comments

I am so frustrated with myself. I have put on many extra pounds. I haven't been able to resume a regular exercise routine. It is so hard trying to start over. My food intake is excessive. I am just NOT in a good place. I feel so defeated. ... Read more
Thursday, December 31, 2015      11 comments

The year of 2015 is coming to a close. In terms of weight loss, this year has been a failure for me. With the exception of about 3 months this year, I've been putting on the pounds since December of last year. I end this year with a gain of 17... Read more
Saturday, November 07, 2015      7 comments

Happy November!! I continue to participate here on SparkPeople because it's a huge source of encouragement for me. I'm learning to accept myself at whatever weight I am. I have put back on 13 pounds over the past few months. In the past, I w... Read more
Friday, October 16, 2015      6 comments

I haven't been able to get in much exercise this week due to asthma flare-ups. I was so grateful that I could breathe better today. I was able to go walking around a flea market for three hours. I found some neat items. My husband took off fro... Read more
Monday, September 28, 2015      6 comments

I'm just slipping and sliding around with my food. I'm hoping that I can reclaim the habit of eating within my prescribed calorie range. I haven't eaten within range on a consistent basis in many months. I owe it to myself to be healthy and t... Read more
Cheating Myself
Saturday, August 29, 2015      11 comments

For the past few months, I've been seeing gains on the scale instead of losses. I'm up 10 pounds from where I was last summer. I've chosen to over indulge in foods that I know aren't good for me. Breads and chips are a weakness of mine. Simple... Read more

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