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Younger Next Year
Wednesday, February 06, 2008      1 comments

This is undoubtedly the most inspiring book I've read for the "Next third of your life". I feel really hopeful about aging. I've taken their program to heart and have been exercising hard, daily. I'm doing 30 min on my stationary bike and 30 min... Read more
Rule Two
Monday, January 14, 2008      0 comments

Don't get on the scale. I'm noticing creep in the pounds. I'm over my top weight. I'm eating pretty well, but I need to cut back on the amount I eat. That's hard for me. The book I ordered from the library is in...Younger Next Year. I'll pick it... Read more
Rule #One
Friday, January 11, 2008      0 comments

There are no rules. I have read every book imaginable on eating, diet, exercise, self-help...you name it, I've tried it. I've been a vegetarian for 20 yrs, a carnivore and now a vegan for more than three years. I've been good at setting goals an... Read more
So How'd I do?
Thursday, January 10, 2008      0 comments

Well, I ate one cookie yesterday...not bad for my "not eating crap" goal. I also did 30 hard minutes on the treadmill. That was great. Today I did some weights. I'm motivated to increase my exercise. It will help w/my mood and I know it's import... Read more
Quit Eating Crap
Wednesday, January 09, 2008      0 comments

My blogging has been less than consistent. I have been looking for inspiration lately...a new book, success story...and today I found "Healthier Next Year", now you've all probably already read it, but I went to their website and thus the title.... Read more
I'm back
Tuesday, December 11, 2007      0 comments

It's been awhile since I"ve written. I am home today with a sore throat. I could hardly talk yesterday and decided that I needed the extra rest. My partner was really sick the last week and I'm trying not to be for the holidays. I've been readin... Read more
Not eating enough
Friday, November 09, 2007      0 comments

OK, so I still struggle w/obsessing about what I eat...I admit it...and some days I want to scream! Two days ago I binged and ate three icecream bars....something I clucked my tongue about two days previously as I watched co-workers chow down. A... Read more
Al Anon
Friday, November 02, 2007      0 comments

Last night I went to an al-anon meeting with two friends. It was really good. I esp. liked the serrenity prayer which is now posted on the white board on my office door. I also meditated 15 min this morning. That was the theme of the meeting las... Read more
Feeling Great!
Thursday, November 01, 2007      0 comments

Yesterday being Halloween, I made it through the day (today is day 16) w/NO chocolate. I bought peanuts & little boxes of raisins to hand out. We had quite a few kids, mostly in herds. I did eat some p'nuts and enjoyed them very much. This morni... Read more
Day Fifteen
Wednesday, October 31, 2007      0 comments

No candy! Yeah. I'm glad I started two weeks ago. Today I'm not at all interested in the Halloween candy. My plan of eating the same meals every day is on day three. I like it a lot. They're also starting a program where I work that delivers org... Read more
Back from Vacation
Monday, October 29, 2007      0 comments

I wish that I could say that I lost wt while vacationing. This was an unusual vacation as I was recouping from foot surgery. The combination of no exercise and travel put on a few pounds. Darn. But I have a plan. Last night I sat down and figure... Read more
Day Four
Friday, October 19, 2007      0 comments

Day four of walking past the dishes of Halloween candy and NOT indulging. Of course I had hoped to have lost wt due to my four day streak...lol but alas, it has not happened. I'm preparing for my vacation, which is difficult w/my very bruised fo... Read more
Foot Surgery
Wednesday, October 17, 2007      1 comments

My surgery went well. Yesterday I was off pain medication. I'm still not working too far. I passed on the opportunity to fly to CA today for work. Too much stress and I'm not ready to deal w/airports. This Sat we leave for Big Bend National Park... Read more
Lower Cholesterol Yahoo!
Tuesday, October 02, 2007      2 comments

Since July I have lowered my overall cholesterol from 226 to 198! AND I've finally lost five lb. I lost wt the hard way, but the only way that works for me, slooooowly. I don't do well w/counting or restricting. I weigh myself almost everyday bu... Read more
Weight coming off
Monday, September 24, 2007      0 comments

It's been a long summer to loose 3 lb. but the wt is coming off. The closer I get to my goal, the more challenging it is. I've been squirreling out the fat...changing to pita bread over regular ww. I got my blood drawn last week for my cholester... Read more

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