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Checkup and Pep talk
Wednesday, March 16, 2016      6 comments

Lab values are in and fantastic. Hemoglobin A1C=6 Cholesterol=181 HDL=45 LDL=116 triglycerides=100 Negative for rheumatoid arthritis. Weight down to 220lbs. That's 28 pounds lost since 12/10/15. Doctor was super impressed with how ... Read more
I LOVE Sundays and Asparagus
Sunday, March 06, 2016      1 comments

Sundays are a gift. I love spending time with my church family and my personal family. I get my spiritual jump start for the week and recharge my batteries so I am ready to face my worldly week. It is a privilege and joy that I can attend church... Read more
Good Reads, Day by Day, and Dating.
Saturday, March 05, 2016      3 comments

I just read some of the best articles on this site. Coach Dean wrote his personal story and a 3 segment story on the journey to weight loss and exercise. So much of it resonated with me and I am excited about my future. I know it is one day at a... Read more
So far, so FABULOUS!
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      2 comments

I was sick with bronchitis for the last week. Coughing and sleeping was the only thing I did for the last 2 days. It is real easy to go lo-cal when you sleep for 20 out of 24 hours LOL. Feeling much better today. Stepped on the scale and low and... Read more
Saturday, February 27, 2016      4 comments

So after I thought I was "done" with dating and that whole scene, I got a text from a guy on my old dating site. We talked and he seemed super nice, likable and very similar to myself. I started to get excited there might be a guy in my future a... Read more
Some people just don't get it
Sunday, February 21, 2016      6 comments

I was at work the other night when a coworker brought over a glazed donut and insisted I was going to help him eat it. I said no thanks but he was very persistent. He had all kinds of excuses why I could and should eat the donut. So using the na... Read more
Life goes on
Sunday, February 07, 2016      1 comments

I was so excited to have the weekend off. I got to go to church with my Dad. We used to go out for breakfast afterwards where I would consume a huge breakfast and we would talk for a few hours. Today when I picked him up for church he informed m... Read more
perimeter groceries
Thursday, January 28, 2016      4 comments

I need to go shopping for food today. I work three 12hr night shifts a week with every other weekend. I try to cook meals with leftovers when I am scheduled for a few days in row. Cooking healthy is my new hobby. I am a great cook and can make ... Read more
Monday-just thinking
Monday, January 25, 2016      2 comments

So while shoveling snow yesterday, one of my neighbors came with his tractor and plowed the rest of my driveway all the way down to my garage. I have some great neighbors! He won't let me pay him in anything except cookies. This morning I baked ... Read more
Good Morning!
Sunday, January 24, 2016      3 comments

Finally the first snow fall of the season and we got a seasons worth in one day. The snow is 3-4 feet deep between me and the car fifty feet away. Guess I will get my exercise in later this morning. I feel great and happy this morning. It is the... Read more
Friday, January 08, 2016      1 comments

I am happy today. I started the day by chopping some firewood (got that cardio in). Finally made the trip to sam's club and got some great savings on stuff I can stock up on. I am particularly happy I stayed on track with my food choices. I was ... Read more
a new day
Monday, December 21, 2015      4 comments

So I just read what I wrote 5 months ago. I am sad that not much has changed and I still see the same person in the mirror. No change in life choices = no change in life. Even that isn't true because my health is certainly worse as I continue to... Read more
Monday, June 29, 2015      1 comments

So I joined this site in 2012 and had some minor success and then back to where I started. I have been watching a show called "My 600# life" and realized that if I had an enabler I would qualify for that show in no time. My lab values are worse,... Read more

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