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SMART Goals For BLC37
Friday, May 04, 2018      5 comments

Long term: I will lose 40-60 pounds by May 2020.(over the next 2 years). BLC goal: I will lose 12 pounds by the end of the BLC, putting me at 220 pounds by the final WI. Here's my plan: NUTRITION I will track my food dail... Read more
"Getting Away With It"
Saturday, May 20, 2017      8 comments

So, I'm learning that I just really am not able to "get away with" off plan behavior anymore. I'm not talking about a bite of something, I'm talking about seriously off plan behavior, like too much alcohol, too much popcorn, too much ice cream, ... Read more
The Struggle is Real!
Saturday, February 11, 2017      10 comments

I am struggling to build momentum and ride the wave of being on plan. I do well for a few days, then decide to have a treat and end up going way off plan for a few days. Then I resolve to get back on track and repeat the same pattern a few days ... Read more
Happy New Year!
Sunday, January 01, 2017      9 comments

Happy New Year to everyone! emoticon ... Read more
Back in the Saddle Again
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      4 comments

Yes, Steven Tyler is playing in my head! I see it's been a long time since I blogged. I've been on a steady increase in weight for the past couple of years. It really piled on last year and I found myself in the 250s again. Not quite where ... Read more
BLC In Between Plan
Sunday, August 09, 2015      4 comments

The BLC is ending this week. I will miss my daily check ins, but since school starts for me tomorrow it's probably really good timing. My plan to stay on track during the in between time is to simply follow my plan, one day at a time, one ... Read more
What if I Didn't Quit?
Friday, July 31, 2015      10 comments

I've been at a standstill with my weight loss lately. I've been consistently on plan, yet still no loss or any decrease in inches. Oh, I'll lose a few pounds but then they'll come right back on, so the overall change this month is essentially ze... Read more
Working on Consistency
Wednesday, July 01, 2015      11 comments

I was looking back on my goal tracking charts and I see a HUGE need for consistency. I am allowing way too many off plan days into my life. If this is to be a lifestyle change, and I really really want it to be that, I must work on making follow... Read more
My Weightloss Motivation
Sunday, May 03, 2015      12 comments

A friend asked me what my motivation is to lose weight this time around, I've been regaining for over a year and am having a hard time getting and staying on track. Since this friend could see that I clearly am not sufficiently motivated by the ... Read more
There's no "There" There...
Saturday, April 25, 2015      6 comments

Someone on another board I participate in posted a link to this blog about the myth of AFTER: https://cannebodyhearme.
he-after-myth/ After reading her thoughts on being the "after" ver... Read more
100 Days of Eating With Dignity
Monday, June 16, 2014      20 comments

I have struggled with bingeing for as long as I can recall. The first time I remember bingeing I was about 8 years old. I was left alone for long hours while my mom, a single parent, worked. I was very, very lonely. I remember finding a crock of... Read more
Today, I Choose Change
Monday, June 02, 2014      9 comments

I woke up yesterday with a renewed sense of "I can do this!" I made a plan, and had high hopes and expectations. ... Read more
Sunday, May 04, 2014      8 comments

I am happy to be on the Azure Destinations team this round of the BLC. Here are my goals for this challenge: I will lose 20 pounds by the end of the challenge. I will do this by: *tracking what I eat *keeping to my food plan, whic... Read more
Reflections on 2013
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      8 comments

So, today is New Year's Eve. Wow, 2013 went fast! It's been a pretty good year for me overall. Family is happy and healthy, job is going well, and I've learned some things about myself. Weight.....ah, the weight I've battled since I was 5.... Read more
Thanksgiving Traditions
Saturday, November 16, 2013      6 comments

Thanksgiving is speeding towards us! I have nothing ready but the menu is pretty much set in stone by my daughter so that will be easy! Turkey: simply cannot go without that! Simply roasted with garlic, lemon, and rosemary. Stuffing: ... Read more

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