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Invisable Lines
Saturday, November 22, 2014      6 comments

My weight has been stuck for a while. I got within 3 lbs. of the next ten pound number then I regained 6 pounds. I turned that around and started losing. Then life started getting in the way and I got lost in the weeds for a while. I've lost and... Read more
Choices
Friday, November 07, 2014      7 comments

My weight loss has been getting slower and slower. Yes, I've had some speed bumps but I still need to find a way to change things if I want to see changes. Right now, I am thinking about the age old choice. Eat less or move more or a combi... Read more
Fall and Gratitudes
Friday, November 07, 2014      3 comments

In the past two weeks, fall arrived. I wore a sweatshirt and loved the crisp feel in the air. Our weather isn't consistent because today it was nearly 90F again. Consistency is overrated IMO. I am grateful I was able to be with my DB in hi... Read more
Home
Wednesday, October 29, 2014      7 comments

Too tired to blog. My DB went home to God on Monday morning. It was peaceful and just as he wished. I am filled with gratitude, acceptance, love and peace and I am so glad to be home. Thank you all for your messages of love and support.... Read more
Work the real problems not just the process
Sunday, October 26, 2014      4 comments

Read an article linked below that helped me focus on solving the real problem we face. In a nutshell, the author states, "We all know about diets, obesity, calorie counting and weight loss. Eat less. Move more. We all also agree that it's ... Read more
Keeping commitments
Sunday, October 26, 2014      5 comments

I am still at my DB's bedside but I am following my nutrition and fitness goals while here. He would want me to have a healthy, happy life and I feel I am honoring him by ke... Read more
Away from home
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      6 comments

I am at my DB. He is in the hospital. We are having a good family visit but it is still hard because we all know this will be the last time. Eating at odd time and erratically depending on so many other factors has been challenging. My int... Read more
Looking thinner
Saturday, October 18, 2014      5 comments

I had to run out today to buy some new blouses for my trip to my DB. The weather there is much colder at night than here. Grabbed a few 3/4 sleeve tops and found some that look really nice on me. They go just fine with the jeans I bought last we... Read more
From Out of Control to Feeling in Total Control
Friday, October 17, 2014      3 comments

This blog is a repeat post but I needed to hear it today. Hope it helps just one other person. When I feel Out of control it's usually that deep down I'm afraid. Afraid of the unknown territory I'm walking towards. We spend a lot of time ... Read more
Reeling
Thursday, October 16, 2014      7 comments

Two family emergencies at the same time 2,000 miles apart. My DB is in hospice care at home and has weeks left. He has asked that I come. My DIL is in the hospital and they are trying to stop her labor. She is carrying twins. So far so good on t... Read more
The Tale of the Scale
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      10 comments

I lost exactly 1 pound this week. I had an outstanding week. I exercised EVERY day and ate within my calorie range every day. I felt totally in control of myself, content with my journey and healthy. No, I'm not complaining one bit. That pound d... Read more
Trick for overcoming the upcoming Holiday Treats
Monday, October 13, 2014      4 comments

"I just want one treat. I've been on track for quite a while so I deserve it." That's where it all starts, doesn't it. I do deserve a treat for being on track. What I need to remember is that it's a treat to feel in control of my life, hav... Read more
DH saves the Day & Streak
Sunday, October 12, 2014      7 comments

During dinner my DH invited me to go walking after dinner. I unenthusiastly agreed. We clean up the sable and loaded the dishwasher. I headed straight for my chair to track my meal. "Hey, aren't we going for a walk?" Got up and walked. Wouldn't ... Read more
All aboard!
Saturday, October 11, 2014      4 comments

Our journey reminds me of a train ride. Some days are hard. There are rocky parts to our journey. Yes, we need to endure those difficult parts. But we need to remember that there is a wonderful destination just up ahead. Just like on a tra... Read more
A Plan, a Speed Bump and a new plan
Friday, October 10, 2014      5 comments

Wow, Yesterday didn't go according to plan. I got up late and had a hair appointment scheduled. I decided to Not eat breakfast because I really wasn't hungry yet. I figured I could call my DH after my appointment and we could have lunch out befo... Read more

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