TAMIP62's Blogs

That Sugar Film
Monday, March 13, 2017      10 comments

I saw an entry on the news feed today about a movie I'd never heard about. It's called "That Sugar Film" about the effects of the predominance of sugar, and especially HIDDEN sugars in so-called healthy foods today. ... Read more
Should We All Just Give Up Now?
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      14 comments

This morning I read an article posted by a fellow Sparker on one of my team message boards. The article was interesting, and also very, very scary. Reading it would almost give anyone with serious weight issues reason to think they should just t... Read more
Progress Report #2 (10 months)
Thursday, March 02, 2017      17 comments

Last October I did a progress report at 5 months in. At that time I'd lost: 68 pounds and 9 inches off my hips 5.5 inches off my waist 4 inches off my thigh (x2) 1 inch off my calf (x2) 3.5 inches off my upper arm (x... Read more
Can't Believe This Closet Victory
Tuesday, February 28, 2017      13 comments

Put on the 2x shirt I got when the WHITE SOX (not the cubs, the white sox) won the World Series in 05... it was the only size available so I got it,... never been able to wear it. UNTIL NOW.... Read more
Personal Best
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      19 comments

Walked .8 miles today! Made it to the park the LONG way Meant to add this pic too! ... Read more
Working My Way Up
Thursday, February 02, 2017      14 comments

Finally up to 3 miles at one time on the upright stationary bike (actually a real bike on an indoor trainer). I am going to shoot for another 3... Read more
Watch Your Mouth
Thursday, January 26, 2017      22 comments

We all know that words hurt. It's important to realize that our own words can hurt us just as much as someone else's. After all, we may not always believe what someone else says, but we probably believe ourselves when we say something. Watc... Read more
Walking the Neighborhood
Sunday, January 22, 2017      9 comments

I'm starting to enjoy going out for a walk. Especially when it is unseasonably warm for January in Chicago. I still can go great distances... but I'm getting better and that's my goal, to do better each time. Yesterday would have really been the... Read more
Hubby's Progression Montage
Sunday, January 01, 2017      19 comments

I am so proud of my hubby (BobP56). He has been doing so well on our healthy lifestyle journey. He's lost 31 pounds since June when we started (he'd lost a few pounds before that as well, I'm not sure what the exact amount is, but probably about... Read more
Video of my Fish Tank (video blog)
Saturday, December 31, 2016      7 comments

This was really just meant to be an add on to my last post, but can't add video to a regular post. It seems like it isn't showing up for some so here is the youtube link www.youtube.com/watch?v=
cyLbonLHRo8&feature=youtu.be ... Read more
Getting a Good Workout with the Bike Trainer
Saturday, December 31, 2016      5 comments

I got my new bike trainer the other day. It is a lot more of a workout than the recumbent peddler. I finally got it all adjusted to the resistance level that is best for me at the moment, but there is a LOT of higher levels for me to work up to.... Read more
Hate To Say It, but the PB2 Has to Go
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      13 comments

I wrote a blog a few days ago about the fabulous find hubby had with the PB2 (powdered peanut butter). Make no mistake, it really is a great find, and has far FAR fewer calories than standard peanut butter, and less fat too. It tastes fantastic,... Read more
Best Thing Since Peanut Butter
Friday, December 23, 2016      25 comments

I LOVE peanut butter--and, it's at least one of the good fats. However, I have never been able to justify the huge amount of calories for a small serving size, so I don't really eat it normally--until NOW. Hubby (BobP56) saw an interesting ... Read more
My Model Goal
Thursday, December 22, 2016      18 comments

Modelmydiet.com is fun to play around with. According to the simulator there this is my before and after 'look' (with my current hairstyle type) ... Read more
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      23 comments

Woo HOO old swim suits were too big and baggy (they were smaller than I could have worn at the start back then, so even they were an improvement). They were size 32! I bought a new suit -- size 26!!! And it FITS. Tight, but good, (it will loosen... Read more

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