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  • Tuesday

    2/18/2020 9:41:43 PM, by TSHAWGER

    My grandson had his first karate lesson tonight. He was so excited. I can't wait to hear all about it. He majes me so happy.... Read more

  • My New Fat Weight

    2/18/2020 2:15:59 PM, by THERESA-145

    When hubby and I are 'dieting' we often talk about what we call our 'fat weight' - the fattest weight we've been in recent weeks or months. I have a few 'fat weights' : my all-time historical-highest-weight-ever of 284, about ten years ago. My second highest 'fat weight' of 272 - I had l... Read more

  • Monday

    2/17/2020 10:36:32 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Happy presidents day. Hope all teachers and goverment workers enjoyed their day off. I had a good day!... Read more

  • Sunday

    2/16/2020 10:02:39 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Finished the blanket I made for a friend who lost her father. These are t-shirts he wore. DH and I made it to gym today.... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/15/2020 10:01:50 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went to spin class this morning then to grocery store. Worked on sewing a blanket, and did a load of laundry. Today gas been good.... Read more

  • Sick

    2/14/2020 6:22:25 PM, by THERESA-145

    Feeling sick - some kind of throat/sinus infection thing - trying to stay hydrated but not moving too much - It's 6:30 pm and I'm going to bed!... Read more

  • My sweet grandson

    2/14/2020 11:30:33 AM, by TSHAWGER

    My sweet oldest grandson brought me this lovely bouquet of flowers abd a card. Love him so much.... Read more

  • Thursday

    2/13/2020 10:16:58 PM, by TSHAWGER

    My DH took me to a new restaurant tonight for Valentine Day. It was vety good. A little pricey.... Read more

  • Weather

    2/12/2020 4:23:44 PM, by TSHAWGER

    We are getting freezing rain right now. So if you are oot there driving, please be careful. I hoping for DH and I still go to spin class tonight.... Read more

  • Sick

    2/11/2020 6:14:28 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I have felt pain in my stomach and had diarrhea all day. My grandson has had diarrhea too. I'll feel better for couple days and then back to this crap.... Read more

  • Never miss a Monday

    2/10/2020 10:19:57 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went to gym, spin class was cancelled due to instructor sick. Still worked out hard. Had a good day.... Read more

  • Wedding

    2/9/2020 6:31:55 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I danced so much last night at a wedding, my fit bit said 22,000 steps, but before I could get it posted my phone when dead and then it turned to midnight 😢... Read more

  • Last Week and This Week

    2/9/2020 10:51:42 AM, by THERESA-145

    Looking Back I tracked my food, steps and weight every day. My weight has plateaued already but at least I didn't gain My steps were low one day and I felt I could've done more on another day but got lazy. My calories were high two days. I need to serve my own portions and not let hubby give... Read more

  • This Week's Tracking Feb 9-15

    2/9/2020 10:30:34 AM, by THERESA-145

    Goals: I will eat between 1200-1400 calories 5 days out of 7 - I will do 5:2 eating I will walk at least 1500 steps 5 days out of 7 (this goal will be increased over time) I will lose between 1 and 2 pounds per week I will not binge (Binge Free Day, yes or no) I will cut back on junk snack... Read more

  • My first plateau

    2/8/2020 12:57:15 PM, by THERESA-145

    Only a couple of weeks in and I'm already on a weight-loss plateau. My weight has stayed the same all week. I'm not sure if it's because I'm eating too much or not drinking enough water or just not being as active as I could be. Maybe a combination of all three? It makes me nervous and I feel ... Read more

  • Facing Reality

    2/7/2020 4:23:59 PM, by THERESA-145

    "There is a reality. Life is complex. You have the intelligence to deal with it, and you must deal with it. You are better off dealing with reality by using the most intelligent part of your mind. Using food to numb the mind in order take away the pain of thinking means you are shutting off the most... Read more

  • Snow day

    2/7/2020 9:02:58 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Teachers are happy today because it's their first Snow Day. I'm so glad this happen, so my daughter is able to stay home with my suck grandson. We are to get 1-3 inches snow Had freezing rain lady night. Be careful driving.... Read more

  • Thursday

    2/6/2020 10:28:02 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Took a rest day from gym. Had a hard workout yesterday doing spin class. Prating my grandson feels better tomorrow.... Read more

  • 100+ Things to Do Other Than Eat

    2/6/2020 1:44:35 PM, by THERESA-145

    a list in progress... 1. knit 2. read 3. journal 4. blog 5. watch a show (without munchies) 6. clean something small 7. tidy a room 8. ironing (or not, lol) 9. plan menus 10. find a new recipe 11. use my resistance bands 12. walk with Leslie 13. do a 2 minute challenge ... Read more

  • The first time I got fat

    2/6/2020 11:54:52 AM, by THERESA-145

    The first time I had a weight problem (ie, got fat) was when I was 20. Until then I had been an average weight for my height (5'-81/2") Not fat, not skinny. I hated my thighs all through high school, but other than that I didn't even have a passing thought about my weight. I went to colleg... Read more

  • Wednesday

    2/5/2020 10:22:26 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I'm so worried about my grandson l. Had fever 104F, said his stomach abd ear hurt, would not eat, jyst laud around. His mom took him to Dr. He has croup, highly contagious and ear infection. So he's on steroid and antibiotics. Praying he'll be better tomorrow.... Read more

  • So far, so good

    2/5/2020 5:18:41 PM, by THERESA-145

    Have not turned to food for 'comfort' yet, even though it's been really stressful the last few days. I've stayed on track as far as my eating plans. I'm feeling stressed, I'm pretty sure my blood pressure is 'up' but I'm trying to learn new ways to cope that don't involve food. It's possible ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    2/4/2020 6:57:30 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Woke up feeling better today. DH and I went to gym after work. Made a healthy shrimp stir fry over rice cauliflower. Did good getting my 120 oz water down. So ocer all yoday was a good day. Hope it shows on scale tomorrow.... Read more

  • Monday

    2/3/2020 8:37:02 PM, by TSHAWGER

    After the fun filled weekend, don't miss your monday workout. I decided to walk outside for 60 mins, rather than do my 45 spin class tonight. I had to enjoy the 66 degree weather.... Read more

  • Our best days are yet to come.

    2/2/2020 8:35:13 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    I have had a good life. Had great days and some really bad ones. I look forward to each day. Never stop expecting the best. ... Read more

  • Sunday

    2/2/2020 11:16:38 AM, by TSHAWGER

    We are invited to a private super bowl party. Worried about the food that will be there. I had an episode that was so weird latst night. My stomavh was hurting so I decided to go to be early, when I stood up my body got so hot and sweaty, I thought I might faint, so I crawled up the stairs and... Read more

  • This week's tracking

    2/2/2020 10:35:25 AM, by THERESA-145

    Looking Back: 248 Last week I tracked my food, steps and weight everyday I lost 2.5 pounds and mostly got my minimum steps done each day and ate within my calorie limits (5:2 eating). 590 My goals are unchanged for this week. Tracking my food is my 'habit of the month' Looking Ah... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/1/2020 9:25:03 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I went to my spin class and then to 2 grocery stores. Yo a golf event bought DH 2 shirts and 8 dozen golf balls. Then picked him up from work, got to daughter house and they took us out for lunch and to TOP GOLF tjis was a Christmas gift from them. We had a fun day!... Read more

  • Life challenges coming

    2/1/2020 3:20:31 PM, by THERESA-145

    Son wants to move back home 'for a while" - he's 28 - and his girlfriend has been cheating on him so he's moving out of their apartment over the next few days. I feel bad for him - and - (this is terrible for a mother to say) he also brought this on himself in some ways. My husband and I haven... Read more

  • Happy friday

    1/31/2020 11:53:54 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Hope everyone had a good friday. Thank God it's Friday.... Read more

  • Just saying.....Love your body.

    1/31/2020 10:31:45 AM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    My body has done an awesome job. Now I need to take care of her.... Read more

  • Thursday

    1/30/2020 10:15:47 PM, by TSHAWGER

    So glad to get thru this day. Hope tomorrow wull be a good day. Looking forward to the weekend. Wish ypu all a good night.... Read more

  • Stressed

    1/29/2020 4:39:55 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today I have felt so streseed and very unhappy. I'm going to my spinning class tonight to see if it helps me out of this funk. I dont like this feeling.😠😭... Read more

  • Trying Tuesday

    1/28/2020 7:46:55 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I try to make everyone happy. But when I want to do something that makes me happy, I'm not allowed. This is not fair. ☹... Read more

  • Never miss a Monday

    1/27/2020 10:28:52 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Spin class at gym tonight. Great workout! Try to never miss a Monday, ir starts week off right.... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/26/2020 9:52:44 PM, by TSHAWGER

    DH and I went to gym today. I took yesterday as my day of rest. Today was a relaxing day. Watched lifetime movies. Sometimes you just need rest.... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/25/2020 11:40:20 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Woke up with a headache, missed my spin class at gym. Which made me mad. Went to grocery, pharmacy and back home. Went to a 1 yr old bday party. Wentbto.a comedy act tonight. The two comedians were very funny. 😄😄... Read more

  • Thursday

    1/23/2020 9:12:55 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Didn't feel like going to gym tonight, but after I got there and did my workout, I felt good that I did.👍... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    1/22/2020 9:21:20 PM, by TSHAWGER

    My spin class was cancelled today at gym. That upset me, when actually I was looking forward to it.... Read more

  • Trying Tuesday

    1/21/2020 10:21:40 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Some days are more trying than others. We still haven't heard back from the autopsy done in my niece. Her grandma"nanny " who raised her is si depressed. Please pray for our family.... Read more

  • Dr appt day

    1/20/2020 7:28:08 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Saw my family Dr at 1:30, bloodwork and urine test was done. Trying to figure out my problems. Dental 6 mos checkup, clean bill health there. Then did a spin class at 5:30 at my gym.... Read more