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My 100 Days of Why - Day 90
Thursday, December 06, 2018      11 comments

Hugs feel better to me. And I don't worry that the hugger is finding rolls of fat!... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 89
Wednesday, December 05, 2018      11 comments

Perspective and resilience. I want to manage my weight and live a healthy lifestyle. My struggle with food helps me put all of my life in perspective and reinforces that I can overcome, that I am resilient. I have had a tendency to overeat... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 88
Tuesday, December 04, 2018      13 comments

Some people treat me better. This one is controversial in my view. There are some people who liked me better heavy. Mostly I found that in old co-workers and acquaintances and a couple so-called friends. Perhaps it is hard for them to stick... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 87
Monday, December 03, 2018      12 comments

This "Why" goes under self-respect: persistence. My weight management story proves that I can be persistent and that persistence pays off! I want to maintain my weight loss partly to demonstrate persistence.... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 86
Sunday, December 02, 2018      10 comments

I am comfortable tucking my shirt into pants, shorts or skirt. Can't believe I haven't posted this "why" before. I often still wear my shirts out, but I like having the choice. The first time I comfortably tucked a blouse and liked the look was... Read more
Almost Through Review of "Whys"
Saturday, December 01, 2018      11 comments

1. HEALTH (1) a. Feel My Best (9) b. Normal Blood Pressure (12) c. Normal Cholesterol (14) d. More Likely to Live Longer (19) e. Normal Blood Sugar (27) f. Less Indigestion (31) g. Brain Health (39) h. Recover Faster (46)... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 85
Friday, November 30, 2018      9 comments

Ribbage! Have you seen Hot in Cleveland? I don't watch that TV sitcom regularly but I have enjoyed it when I have. I suspect it is probably not still running, but I remember the episode where the Wendy Malik character looks in the mirror and smi... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 84
Thursday, November 29, 2018      11 comments

I have plenty of strength and energy to carry in groceries and put them away. If hubby doesn't do the grocery shopping as he often does, I have plenty of energy at the store, too. Thanks again for all the encouragement and support yesterday. O... Read more
Excuses
Wednesday, November 28, 2018      13 comments

I'm not ready to get back to the Why series yet. Partly because it is getting hard now that I've listed 80+ reasons. But I will finish the 100 eventually. I never promised they'd be 100 days in a row. There are many, many reasons to live a healt... Read more
Update, Somewhat Upbeat
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      11 comments

Natalie is doing as well as can be expected. Her surgeon and resident have both seen her this morning and say she's doing good. She slept on and off. S... Read more
Today's the DAY!
Monday, November 26, 2018      15 comments

Thoughts and prayers are with Natalie as she fa... Read more
Got It?
Sunday, November 25, 2018      6 comments

This picture is of the sunrise near Peterson Park where I was a Lakeland Runners Club volunteer for the Double Down 5K yesterday. Think I have figur... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 83
Sunday, November 25, 2018      8 comments

Compensation. When I was obese, I tried to stay focused on successes at school and work. Now that I feel pretty successful with weight management, when I'm feeling bad about something, I look at my before and after pictures and look at my closet... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 82
Saturday, November 24, 2018      9 comments

ONEKIDSMOM suggested this one. She's right. At a normal weight I can fit into a regular size towel which is easy to pack in my gym bag! At my gym people are pretty modest so coverage is important. I bought a new phone (Pixel Google, 5") yes... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 81
Friday, November 23, 2018      12 comments

My 11 year old granddaughter Natalie likes to borrow my clothes! Yesterday she wore my Disney Princess half marathon shirt to Thanksgiving dinner. She wanted to borrow the shirt I had on, too. Glad I wear a size small. One small I am weari... Read more

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