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  • A different me

    8/16/2016 12:36:36 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Yesterday I was thinking on my weight loss journey. Although it has been a constant battle for me my whole life, I feel like I'm making progress.... Read more

  • Sugar 2

    6/6/2016 5:44:32 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Well, this after noon is turning to be into more of a challenge. I want something to nosh on, like a cracker or something. I allowed myself to ha... Read more

  • Sugar

    6/5/2016 2:14:10 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    I just joined a challenge to beat sugar cravings. I've been off of sugar for about 5 days now and don't really crave it or miss it. I decided to... Read more

  • vacation

    6/29/2015 12:04:20 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    i just got back from a mini vacation. I planned my menus ahead of time as best as I could. I brought along my Shaklee smoothie mix and milk for b... Read more

  • deep dish pizza

    3/28/2014 12:21:17 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    A few days ago my husband suggested we have deep dish pizza for dinner. We have found a frozen one that is not too bad. My initial reaction was n... Read more

  • Bathroom scale

    3/25/2014 9:18:49 AM, by PATIENTSAM

    I think God is giving me a sign that I need to quit using my scale. I let it affect me way too much. Anyway, these last several weeks, when I wei... Read more

  • one of those days...sigh

    3/24/2014 2:25:04 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    These past few days I have been doing very well on my plan. This morning I just want to bake, which I will not be doing! So much going on in my... Read more

  • dining out

    3/22/2014 12:27:50 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Well, last night we did end up going out to eat. Just as I had planned for, my husband did order that appetizer-bloomin onion. Yes, I know the th... Read more

  • Out to eat

    3/21/2014 12:49:26 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    My husband has decided he wants to go out to eat tonight again. He is very partial to steak and wants to go to his favorite restaurant. He wants ... Read more

  • Major frustration

    3/14/2014 8:29:35 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Today started off as a good day. I am a walker, and do enjoy being able to walk outside. It has been such a cold and snowy winter here, (like so ... Read more

  • walking

    3/11/2014 12:47:34 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    I have been walking for exercise for 10.5 years now. I have walked well over half way around the world and am on my way home!! These last few d... Read more

  • getting back on track is so hard

    3/5/2014 5:17:20 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    I am so very frustrated. I was doing so well before I got hit with the nasty flu bug. I was not myself for about 5 days and didn't really feel li... Read more

  • Anyone ever try to eat the kitchen sink?? :)

    3/1/2014 1:30:00 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    I know it is just an expression, but I really hate those days when that is exactly what I feel like doing...eat the kitchen sink! Today is one of... Read more

  • flu bug

    2/23/2014 3:08:26 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Well, it happened. I woke up in the middle of the night on Thursday and just knew something was not right with my stomach :( :( My husband had ... Read more

  • February 21

    2/21/2014 6:58:51 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Well, I am happy to say my husband is much improved. Unfortunately, he still did not feel up to going out today, so we delayed our trip to visit ... Read more

  • worn out

    2/19/2014 3:39:41 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Yesterday went well for me for both exercise and my food intake. I was a bit high on my sodium intake, but I know now what I need to do to adjust... Read more

  • trying to stay focused today

    2/17/2014 3:57:44 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Well , this was not a good weekend for me. I think it started on Valentine's day with going out to eat. I was prepared to be able to eat somethin... Read more

  • Valentine's Day

    2/14/2014 11:17:38 AM, by PATIENTSAM

    Our plan for the day totally changed. We were supposed to go see our two oldest children and do some errands in that area, but the plans fell thr... Read more

  • still feeling happy

    2/12/2014 5:43:22 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    I am so proud of myself. I have managed to eat all of my food at the table for three days now. That is a big thing for me! It is just so easy to ... Read more

  • feeling excited

    2/11/2014 2:49:16 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Today I am quite excited. My husband and I recently moved and tomorrow, two very dear friends are coming to visit! One of them was a woman I walk... Read more

  • feeling a bit more happy

    2/9/2014 8:02:55 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Today was a rough day. I just was not handling some issues very well. So I caved in and ate few things I should not have. But then I came to ch... Read more

  • sewing room

    2/8/2014 10:44:16 AM, by PATIENTSAM

    Well, today I have decided I am going to focus on getting my new sewing room all organized. I have not done any sewing since Christmas Day! That ... Read more

  • sigh...

    2/7/2014 12:13:10 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    I don't know what is wrong with me. I just got a new sewing room built just for me. You think I would be jumping up and down with joy. I love to ... Read more

  • exercise minutes

    2/1/2014 12:55:12 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Ok, sorry sparkpeople, but this is just bugging me! How can someone track 840 minutes on the first day of February??? I thought we could only tra... Read more

  • reality check

    1/17/2014 3:33:38 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Yesterday, as I was preparing to go out shopping with my husband for the day, I had to decide what I would wear. I chose a pair of jeans I had no... Read more

  • October, here we come!

    9/30/2013 11:32:04 AM, by PATIENTSAM

    The day is off to a good start. I just added up my miles for the month of September and figured I walked 163 miles! I think that is my best ever.... Read more

  • Something just clicked

    9/19/2013 10:30:20 AM, by PATIENTSAM

    Yesterday as I was getting ready to prepare dinner, I decided to try a new recipe. Then I began thinking about how much I love to bake and am mis... Read more

  • 10 year anniversary

    9/14/2013 7:05:10 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    I just realized today that it was 10 years ago that I began my walking journey. I started walking because of what was going on in the lives of my... Read more

  • Bug Attack!!

    9/10/2013 10:22:48 AM, by PATIENTSAM

    While I was out walking today, and looking for golf balls as is my habit of late, I began being stalked by a rather large bug. It looked kind of ... Read more

  • walking goal for 2013

    9/9/2013 3:13:08 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    I have finally decided on a goal for my walking for this year. My goal is to walk 1300 miles by December 31. I was originally going to try for 11... Read more

  • goal reached

    9/7/2013 8:56:31 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Today as I was out for my morning walk, I got to calculating in my head how many miles I had walked this week. I finally figured out that I had t... Read more

  • Off to a good start to what I hope will be a good day

    9/4/2013 10:13:30 AM, by PATIENTSAM

    It is going to be a good day, I can just tell! First of all, my knee is feeling so much better. I was able to walk briskly again today and that m... Read more


    8/30/2013 11:15:58 AM, by PATIENTSAM

    My m-i-l is driving me CRAZZZZZYYYYYYY!!!!!!! Last night, I had just fallen asleep. when I heard a cabinet door banging. Then "I want \water!!" B... Read more

  • bad knee

    8/27/2013 11:15:23 AM, by PATIENTSAM

    5 years ago, I had surgery on my knee to remove a small bone fragment. It hurt like crazy before I had it done and even after. Through it all, I ... Read more

  • adult day care

    8/22/2013 10:58:02 AM, by PATIENTSAM

    I am doing better today. Yesterday was soooooo hard. It was not pretty and I just lost it. My mother-in-law drove me to a place I don't want to b... Read more

  • empty nest

    8/16/2013 10:19:09 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Well, it is time for my two youngest to go back to college. This is going to be tough. My oldest two are getting a place of their own. So I will ... Read more

  • stuck in a hole

    8/9/2013 12:41:28 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Well, our move is 99 percent complete. Sorry to say, my healthy eating habits have not moved with me. I feel like all II have been doing since w... Read more

  • Pathetic (yesterday's blog)

    7/6/2013 11:17:05 AM, by TENACSUZ

    Had I started this blog earlier this morning, before I went to the gym, I would have told you that today was the day I would complete day 1. I ha... Read more

  • A Day of Rest

    7/4/2013 9:34:41 PM, by TENACSUZ

    I have been to the gym every day since last Monday. That's 10 days in a row... so I took today off. It's a rainy, gloomy day anyway. Yeste... Read more

  • july 4

    7/3/2013 8:27:10 PM, by PATIENTSAM

    Day 1 of moving begins tomorrow. Loading up the van with whatever will fit. Then off to buy a few new things for our new house. Picnic in there s... Read more

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