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  • Not sure what to say

    9/2/2017 2:15:02 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I see my life as very boring and I'm now 60 which is not helping and I am so disappointed that I did not reach my target of 11st or less by this ... Read more

  • Life has been awful

    8/20/2017 12:29:01 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Sorry not been here for a while but life has thrown quite a lot at me recently, we had a 5 day break in W but Michael's mood was not good and he... Read more

  • Weight loss and problems

    6/25/2017 1:48:09 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Hello once again Yes I have lost weight but had thought I would have done better than I have done. Michael was in hospital for 2 days due to a ... Read more

  • Finding it hard again

    5/28/2017 3:22:00 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I have had some problems recently, they started about 3 weeks ago when pains in Michael's chest got suddenly worse, I knew it was not an heart at... Read more

  • Not much this week.

    4/27/2017 12:18:47 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I only 1/2 a pound this which was a bit disappointing but I am sure I will have done OK next time, there is no class next week as he is having a... Read more

  • Appointments and Easter

    4/20/2017 4:02:18 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Well I have had no exercise this week because my main gym and swim days are on Monday and Friday, unfortunately those were the day the gym was cl... Read more

  • New group

    3/28/2017 4:19:58 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I have been to tne new weight loss group today but unfortunately the scales were not working, I did weigh myself yesterday and I had lost 3 poun... Read more

  • First weigh in

    3/21/2017 12:54:39 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I went to the NHS weight loss group today, it was good, the talk was about fluids which was very informative. My w eight was 11st 12lbs.... Read more

  • My weight problems

    3/13/2017 3:04:23 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I have decided that today is the first day of my diet(officially it is next Tuesday), I will be keeping an on-line food diary. I weighed myself ... Read more

  • I am still here

    3/8/2017 3:25:50 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I am so sorry not to have been here but until the last 3-4 weeks things have not been good. I am starting at a 'new' group on the 21st is thoug... Read more

  • counseling

    12/9/2016 3:09:40 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I am too start counseling for about the 4th time on Monday, I prefer to talk to someone that is not connected to me as I find it easier, friends... Read more

  • Tough few weeks

    11/23/2016 10:16:17 AM, by ELAINEANNE1

    The last few weeks have not been good for me. My husband was in a very low depression(11 weeks) I had the doctor down to see him and we was... Read more

  • Nothings changed

    10/27/2016 1:56:04 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    My diet is still not going well, I am trying but feel so stressed at times I just eat without thinking about it, I am still exercising as much as... Read more

  • My feelings

    10/14/2016 2:30:00 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I am still feeling the same but doing my best to carry on, I am keeping busy but maybe a bit to busy as it is the only way I can cope with his mo... Read more

  • Tired

    10/10/2016 4:03:00 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I have had a sort of good day, I went into Nottingham to meet mum(I don't like going into town now to busy to crowded usually), mums not been wel... Read more

  • Hello

    10/5/2016 2:04:57 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Well it is an understatement to say it has been a while but hoping I am back to stay. I have not been feeling very good recently and the result ... Read more

  • All OK now.

    4/14/2016 6:31:09 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    After a week of sulking, popping Zovirax, and overeat... Read more

  • Whiny blog entry

    4/10/2016 9:07:42 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Here I sit sulking at the end of Day 4 of what I believe is a shingles outbreak, though my doctor said she wasn't sure before she gave me a scrip... Read more

  • Stressful day

    2/23/2016 4:10:44 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Been doing quite well on my diet but yesterday was not good. It started early when I forgot my bank cards, then dropped a large tub of yogurt, f... Read more

  • Weekends

    2/21/2016 1:57:28 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Since I last weighted myself(January sometime) I have lost 4 pounds mostly in the last week as I cut out most sweet stuff and diet coke(did have ... Read more

  • Aaaaargggh!

    2/15/2016 2:03:08 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    WID = Weigh-in day WID-2 179 WID-1 179 WID 181 WID+1 179 WID+2 179 Lol. I really gotta stop peeking.... Read more

  • Razor cut

    2/12/2016 10:41:54 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I blogged a while ago about planning to grow out my s... Read more

  • A little first for me!

    2/6/2016 12:44:37 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I was hungry but it wasn't lunchtime. I made a cup of coffee, and then mixed Halo mandarin orange slices into a container of nonfat vanilla Greek... Read more

  • Happy Birthday to Me!

    1/7/2016 10:28:01 AM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    This is a happy day for me. Even though I'm 62 today, I've always been a big kid about my birthday. I hope I have a lot more of them. Hubby is ta... Read more

  • Giving it another go

    1/3/2016 12:45:30 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I am yet again back on my diet, I find it really difficult to keep positive at times(I am a carer and this gets me down at times) but I do not w... Read more

  • All right now

    12/31/2015 4:39:02 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    My husband and I had a good talk. We are spreading out the gift certificates (I don't think any of them expire) and just using them for post-gym ... Read more

  • Things that freak me out

    12/30/2015 9:22:44 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I don't know if anyone can understand this, but loud noises and bright lights freak me out. I want to scream and run. We went to a restaurant to... Read more

  • Looking at My Nutrition reports

    12/13/2015 8:54:14 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I love numbers, and those reports are pretty useful little things. After looking at mine, I think I'll ditch the Clif Bar. In the beginning, when... Read more

  • A hairy situation

    12/8/2015 10:41:58 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Lately I have been thinking of letting myself go naturally gray. I started plucking silver hairs from my head when I was a teenager in the late 6... Read more

  • I hate to exercise

    12/5/2015 12:43:35 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Though I do like the results. I walked again for a half-hour this morning. During that time I wanted to end the walk at least 20 times. But I we... Read more

  • I did it! (Baby steps)

    12/4/2015 12:46:05 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I walked outside for a whole 30 minutes in the lot across the street. Outside of the gym, I was doing 15 minutes tops walking before I got winded... Read more

  • My husband took pictures of me today

    12/1/2015 5:52:34 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    ...at my request. I have avoided cameras for the last several years. And if someone tried to tag me in a (rare) photo on FB I always denied permi... Read more

  • Today would have been my dad's 88th bday

    11/29/2015 7:05:45 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    He passed away 10 years ago last July. Hard to bel... Read more

  • Thanksgiving has been cancelled

    11/26/2015 11:49:54 AM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    My sister in NY just called me to say that my mom wasn't feeling well enough to make the trip today. So we canceled our reservations, and will tr... Read more

  • Rrrrrgh

    11/24/2015 6:53:35 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I saw the pain doctor today. He thinks the best bet is radio frequency neurotomy ablation. The nerve endings to L4 and L5 will be cut on the left... Read more

  • Another chair workout

    11/20/2015 5:03:21 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Lol. It was only 12 minutes, but it worked my upper abs and that makes two days in a row. It felt good, and I never stopped to think that I never... Read more

  • Seated workout tape

    11/19/2015 2:25:25 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Today I found that my continuing ed online class had been canceled so I went to YouTube and found a 12-minute video meant for people with injurie... Read more

  • Drat!

    11/17/2015 3:41:44 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    I just tried to do a Leslie Sansone 14-minute walking video at home. I couldn't do more that 5 minutes before my back started aching. The cortis... Read more

  • Not done very well yet

    11/17/2015 12:56:56 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I have had a couple of difficult weeks keeping to my diet and exercise(been hard getting into my stride after the chest infection) but hope I am ... Read more

  • The morning after the cheat meal

    11/15/2015 10:13:51 PM, by DIZZYBRITCHES

    Ugh. I decided to go out to eat last night with DH. My mistake was ordering a glass of Merlot, which led to two other glasses. The food choices w... Read more

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