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Thursday, February 16, 2017      3 comments

Went back to physio today. Still trying to get my knee better. Knees actually. The left one isn't in much better shape than the right apparently. But everything's relative so I only focused on the more painful one. As the part I can fix is musc... Read more
"Good Luck"
Tuesday, February 14, 2017      4 comments

It occurred to me today as I was leaving what I hope we're encouraging thoughts on others blogs/chats that I am not comfortable with using the phrase "good luck". Luck is defined as: "success or failure apparently brought by chance rather than ... Read more
Great family day
Monday, February 13, 2017      3 comments

My hubby, my mom and myself spent the afternoon and evening with my sister and her hubby and my nephew. We had such a great time. We all pitched in to make lettuce wraps and salad rolls which we enjoyed as an appetizer before we went to the 4:3... Read more
5% weight loss challenge
Sunday, February 12, 2017      6 comments

I am doing a 5% weight loss challenge over the next 9 weeks 9 week challenge to lose 5% body weight Start Date: 02/12/2017 Start Weight: 286 Goal Weight : 271.7 Week 1 (02 / 08) : Week 2 (02 / 25) : Week 3 (03 / 04) : Week 4 (03 / 11) : ... Read more
It's a work in progress
Sunday, February 12, 2017      2 comments

Reading blogs tonight has reminded me how important it is to consider life and weight loss as a work in progress. None of us know what lies ahead. Some days it feels like things are just laying in wait for us. Waiting for the chance to throw us ... Read more
Good news and not so good.
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      2 comments

Went to physio today. The not so good news is that I do indeed have osteoarthritis and osteophytes in my knees. The good news is threefold. 1. Exercise helps arthritic knees if is the right kind. 2. Most of the pain I have been experiencing ... Read more
Reached my first weight goal!
Sunday, February 05, 2017      5 comments

I am happy to report I am down 20.2 lbs as of today! I am particularly happy since I have been unable to exercise because of illness and injury. I am lo... Read more
Super Bowl Party - opportunity or disaster?
Saturday, February 04, 2017      3 comments

After reading lots of comments about the festivities surrounding tomorrow's big game I've been struck by a couple of things: First, it is a WAY bigger deal in America than it is in Canada! The few people that I know that have any plans at all s... Read more
SMART goals
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      3 comments

Just watched a video on positive SMART goals. I've known about them but haven't applied them to this journey. Specific and Measureable: I will plan my meals each week and track my food each day in February. I will make a physio appointment fo... Read more
Happy Day!
Sunday, January 29, 2017      6 comments

Today is my 56th birthday! Off to a great start as I weighed in today and have lost 19.6 lbs since mid December. Had a lovely breakfast with my hubby and my mom. Homemade cinnamon buns - my absolute favourite. Enjoyed them immensely and tracked... Read more
Starting to feel better
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      0 comments

Finally starting to feel better. Still coughing a lot if I'm moving around and the pneaumonia is definitely still there but I'm making progress. I have been very sick with lung problems before so I know how to take care of myself and I realize t... Read more
When I thought I was getting better...
Saturday, January 21, 2017      3 comments

I wasn't. Things took a turn for the worse until Thursday night it became impossible to lie down without constant coughing. Went to Emerg in the morning and was diagnosed with pneaumonia. So now I'm on antibiotics for 10 days. At this point the ... Read more
A lost day
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      2 comments

Had a fever of 39 for the past 36 hours. Felt wretched. Slept for most of the last two days. Temp back to normal this morning but my body hurts. I will take it easy today. ... Read more
A bit disappointed...
Monday, January 16, 2017      0 comments

Although I know that in the end it will show I have to admit to being a bit disappointed with today's weigh in. I gained a pound this week. I have tracked my food, started exercising, and drunk my water. Not the result I had hoped for my first w... Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017      2 comments

I've been thinking about a quote that was posted on chat. Words to the effect of "you don't need motivation, you need discipline". This is really resonating with me. Sometimes inertia takes hold and motivation is no where to be found. That is wh... Read more

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