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Lots of changes in the NEW YEAR
Saturday, February 13, 2016      2 comments

Lots of BIG changes recently. After researching or 3 years my husband and I transitioned to a whole food plant based diet last Oct and have not eaten any animal protein, dairy, eggs, etc since then. My husband has lost about 20 lbs and I have lo... Read more
A Year Later
Sunday, November 09, 2014      3 comments

I need HELP!!!! Someone needs to give me a good swift kick. I was doing well until summer and then we left on our 3 month summer escape from the heat and I turned into the Pillsbury Dough Boy. Could someone exhort me and help me get back on tra... Read more
Today I'm being totally honest
Thursday, November 07, 2013      6 comments

Today I did something that I've avoided doing for the whole summer, I changed my weight on my tracker to indicate the 10 lbs I've gained. Now I feel totally transparent as well as honest. I'm back to "0". Now maybe I can work harder on sticking... Read more
Feeling very frustrated and dissappointed in myself
Thursday, September 12, 2013      6 comments

I'm having a great summer in some ways, we have escaped the heat of Lake Havasu, met some wonderful folks in the campground we camphosted at, visited friends and relatives but I sure haven't done well with my food intake. I've eaten lots of heal... Read more
On the road for the summer
Thursday, June 27, 2013      3 comments

We are on our summer "escape from the heat' trip, currently in Utah heading to Washington. Yesterday was such a sad day for me. My dearly beloved cat that I have had for 18 years since she was 6 wks old got out of our truck and we didn't realiz... Read more
blepharoplasty, one day post op
Saturday, June 15, 2013      6 comments

I had my blepharoplasty (upper eyelid surgery) done yesterday and for anyone considering it it's really easy surgery and no post op pain at all. I do have swelling and bruising but he did a little extra work so it's to be expected. No exercise f... Read more
Today is the first day of our 4 month summer journey
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      4 comments

Today we begin our summer escape from the heat of Lake Havasu in the desert and will spend the next 4 months in our RV. Right now we are in Mesa and I will have my very baggy eyelids operated on this Friday. I had Graves disease a couple of year... Read more
Today is 30 days
Friday, May 24, 2013      3 comments

Today is my 30th consecutive day that I have logged into Spark People. I originally joined in 2009 but did little to nothing until a month ago. Last summer when my husband and i were visiting my daughter in Manhattan someone took a photo of me ... Read more
My skinny shorts fit
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      3 comments

Today was a banner day, I discovered that my skinny shorts fit. They are nothing special just a pair of nice fitting denim shorts from LLBean that I have had for years and only fit into for a very short while about 3 years ago. I haven't lost ... Read more
Exercise is good for mind and body
Thursday, May 09, 2013      2 comments

Since recommitting to Spark People and myself to stay on my weight loss program I have been happy to have made it through 2 weeks. Since I am doing South Beach that means I have gotten through Phase 1 and can move on to Phase 2. I will do it ver... Read more
Successful restaurant strategy
Friday, May 03, 2013      2 comments

I did something last night that worked very well. We were invited to join some friends for the wife's birthday at a local restaurant. It's a Mexican restuarant and not one of mu favorites. I got online looked at their menu, was dissappointed th... Read more
Sodium...... public enemy #1?????
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      9 comments

Yesterday I had to take my car an hour away for service. The town is rather small and I decided to get something for dinner before i headed home. There were a variety of fast food places and I finally decided on a place I hadn't gone to in years... Read more
Hungry or Just Want to Eat????
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      4 comments

I have learned that there is a big difference between being hungry and your stomach is growling and your head wanting something to eat. I have found that the battle with my head is the hardest. It wants food when I'm tired, or feeling blue or b... Read more
can't trust a salad
Monday, April 29, 2013      4 comments

My husband and I joined some friends to go and see Legally Blonde at our local live stage theater. Before the show we all went to Schlotzskys for dinner. I got a turkey avocado club salad which seemed one of the more healthy things on the menu.... Read more
Starting again
Sunday, April 28, 2013      7 comments

I have been on so many diets over my adult life and I'm kind of tired of it because I never stick to them. I'm trying one more time and I want it to be the last. I have a trainer at my gym who is working with me, more for accountability, support... Read more