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1.1 lb weight gain and happy about it!!!!!!!!!!!!
Saturday, October 17, 2009      5 comments

I actually am trying to lose weight but after my sudden increase of 9 lbs and then fast loss of over 6 lb in less than 3 days I am happy my new weight today is only 1.1 lb MORE than my last recorded weight on SparkPeople. I think my true weight... Read more
Setting a reasonable goal of losing 5 lb per month....
Friday, October 16, 2009      5 comments

I have decided since having a goal of trying to lose 10 lbs per month (which I did for 5 months when I first started a diet program four years ago, by practically starving myself) and then regaining half of what I lost altogether (100 at one po... Read more
Can't weigh until I am back on diuretic....
Thursday, October 15, 2009      5 comments

This is day 2 without my diuretic...thought I picked it up from pharmacy yesterday and here they filled the wrong prescription. I refuse to weigh until I have been on the diuretic for at least 2 days. I know the scale will show an increase in ... Read more
Water, water.....loss: 6.4 lb weight loss in 3.5 days..
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      5 comments

Amazing. Watching sodium actually works...and watching total intake, too. I am amazed and hopeful my new scale is telling "The Truth." ... Read more
Getting to my "dry weight" --- watching sodium intake and calories
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      4 comments

I bought a new scale a few days ago. First weight was 243....it is on a downward trend as I think I am losing some excess fluid that made my ankles puffy and my pants tight. Of course, I probably have gained some "real" weight lately, too. ... Read more
Saw orthopod and had good report...just gotta work on my exercises....
Monday, October 12, 2009      3 comments

First of all my knee replacement is doing great and there is no sign of infection....hurray!!!! I also had x-rays of neck because of pain at work when on computer....I have arthritis in entire neck with bone spurs...but the good news is the... Read more
New scale confirms suspicions of 9 lb wt gain!!!!
Sunday, October 11, 2009      11 comments

So now I have to face the fact...that I have gained more weight. I thought my clothes were awfully tight. My scale was off by 9 lb and not the good way.....This is serious and I am upset about it....Yesterday morning when dressing none of my s... Read more
Saturday night special blog....a hungry girl book....
Saturday, October 10, 2009      9 comments

I wanted to get the Hungry Girl book at the library but there is a waiting list, so I broke down and bought it at Barnes & Noble. I am now eating homemade brownies from a recipe there in. I think I love the Hungry Girl book.... I can't remembe... Read more
I stand corrected...it is "pie in the sky"....
Friday, October 09, 2009      5 comments

The internet is great...I found out the origins of the expression "pie in the sky," and I blogged this morning thinking it was "pi in the sky." Anyhow it is from a song long ago that criticized the Salvation Army and the expression "pie i... Read more
No pie in the sky today....
Friday, October 09, 2009      3 comments

I feel a little frazzled but I think the extra exercise I did this week compared to last week is helping my mood and I am feeling more optimistic about getting under 200 lbs in the not too distant future. The scale has been stuck at the same nu... Read more
Not feeling "so desperate" today...exercise helps...
Thursday, October 08, 2009      3 comments

I'm up early again at 4:30. Yesterday I was up at 3:00 a.m. and "disturbed." I got a good night's rest last night and yesterday I exercised 83 minutes between swimming an hour and 23 minutes on treadmill (also spent 10 minutes on leg press). ... Read more
How to start a budget...resources on SparkPeople
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      6 comments

It was not easy to find a budget form on SparkPeople but it is there... First go to Healthy Lifestyle, then Lifestyle Centers, then Financial Fitness. Click on View Resources to Manage your Money. Then there is a list including th... Read more
Working on budget....
Monday, October 05, 2009      5 comments

Husband and I have "operated" without a budget for about 10 years....(married about 10 years ago)...It worked before but now with him not working and collecting social security and no savings to fall back on I am scared.... I found a great budge... Read more
Sunday, October 04, 2009      7 comments

erased... Read more
21 days to make a new habit (waking up earlier without alarm)
Friday, October 02, 2009      4 comments

I would love to take a day off work for fun but cannot as I have had too much unscheduled time off in the past year....so I am grateful I work only 5 days a week...I used to work 2 jobs for years (that ended 10 years ago when I got married the s... Read more

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