I'm a Survivor WEEK ONE
A survivor of the famous holiday weight-gain...I successfully made it through avoiding the temptation of the massive amounts of Halloween Candy....I had a gastric virus on... Read more
The last few weeks have been on and off with my devotion and motivation to getting healthy. Initially, I lost nearly 25lbs, %25 of my goal, but have sadly gained 15 back with this on/off phase I am going through.
I am hoping that the new ... Read more
I ran off of the road into a ditch. The ditch was full of McDonald's french fries, Fountain Coke, pizza, cookies, chips, and everything else to throw a person into cardiac distress.
During the beginning of the month, I was determined and f... Read more
Pants on the Ground
And, yeah I felt like a fool too just like the song goes but it felt great at the same time to notice physical progress.
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Week 4 WW Weigh In
Last week and even the entire weekend was fabulous. I put in my food journal every single bite that went into my body, drank lots of water, and made healthy food choices. Although we did go out for dinner/lunches more than I would have liked, I ... Read more
Fresh Garden Veggie Chili with Sausage
I have so many tomatoes and peppers from my garden, I don't know what to do with them! I don't do canning, so I decided to make my own recipes for the next few days. Tonight I am making Chili, and we will eat it with Smart Taste Elbow Macaroni w... Read more
If only my motivation, determination and ability to be strict with my choices would stay they way they have been over the past few days.
Although I was put in (or allowed myself to be in) some tough situations where food choices haven't al... Read more
Today has been a great day! I woke up early and made a big, healthy breakfast. I had Van's Organic Lite Waffles with sugar free syrup, blueberries and strawberries, an omelet made with egg beaters, spinach, fresh-from-the-garden tomato dices, an... Read more
I saw a blog where someone shared their 10 must-have food/accessories for their weight loss journey. I found it interesting, so I decided to share mine!
1.) Grapes!! My favorite snack.
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I feel like I have been in a trance all day.
I had nausea this morning and acid reflux. I wasn't able to eat breakfast in fear that I'd throw up so I drank two bottles of water and took a Zantac. Before lunchtime I had a Thomas Everything ... Read more
So the last few days haven't been what I'd call productive. The choices I've made only contributed to a 2 pound gain on the scale today at Weigh In.
I KNOW I am able to follow the plan, achieve the goals I set for myself, and lose the wei... Read more
The weigh in tomorrow Isn't going to be so great. The weekend, well Thursday-Today has been nothing but greasy, fatty, fried, artery-clogging,and yet terrific at the same time.
Thursday, I helped my friend move an hour away. I walked 2 mi... Read more
Today, I feel...
Not really much to report, just that I did really well with avoiding temptation, and food journalling. However, I didn't get to walk as much as I had hoped for. A measly 1759 steps is all.
I slept in today, mostly be accident ... Read more
Feeling the burn
Today was another awesome day. Since being on this "diet", my mood has changed significantly. I also have more energy than I have had in years and it seems like the more I move the the more determined and energetic I become. It's a strange, unex... Read more
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Week Two Weigh In
So the weekend went by way to quickly as usual.
Saturday, I rested and completed some house work. I tracked my nutritional intake but didn't get in any real exercise.
Sunday, I walked 1.8 miles at the cemetery. There are a lot of incl... Read more