Saturday, October 30, 2010      2 comments

I have been getting too much sleep. I just do not feel like getting up in the mornings. If I have something to do I get up and all is well, but if there is nothing to do I just sleep all day. Depression is taking over I think. I need to work on... Read more
Hot Vegetable Soup
Friday, October 29, 2010      0 comments

Today I discovered the wonders of Hot vegetable soup. It has been cold out here for the last two days and I have been dreading the cold for some time. Ever since my surgery I have had a hard time with the cold. My mom and sister and I stopped of... Read more
Walking, Walking, Walking, and more Walking
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      7 comments

I am getting in the spirit of the WALK! I have progressively gone from only walking a few feet to walking over a mile a day and not using the electric carts at the store. My feet hurt but they are happy feet. It has been a long time coming and I... Read more
Saturday, October 23, 2010      1 comments

I have found a new Ali in my weight loss goals. Water! It is simple yet very helpful in the diet arena. I have been big my whole life and am just now starting the long journey to get the weight off. It has been a couple of months since I started... Read more
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      2 comments

I have been exercising regularly for about a week now. I am amazed at how much easier it is to do and keep up with now that I have lost 60 pounds. My back no longer hurts the way it did and my feet and legs are holding up better under the abuse ... Read more
Monday, October 11, 2010      0 comments

Today I went shopping with my mom and my sister. we are gathering the stuff to put in our operation christmas child shoe boxes. Every year we do at least 5 shoe boxes. It is a great opportunity to do the Lords work. children all over the world ... Read more
Stuck at one weight
Thursday, October 07, 2010      2 comments

I have been loosing weight on a steady path for quite some time now and then BAM! I hit 317 pounds and can't seem to get any further down on the scale. I have such a long way to go to get to my goal weight that I am scared with this halt in weig... Read more
The pitfalls of chocolate
Sunday, September 26, 2010      2 comments

I have been doing so very good on my weight loss. I have been avoiding pitfalls and staying on the straight and narrow. Until today. Today I had a serving of potato chips and some chocolate milk duds. I feel absolutely horrible about it. I am de... Read more
Weight loss surgery
Saturday, September 25, 2010      4 comments

I had surgery on 7/29/10 and have seen 53 pounds come off since then. Surgery is not for every one but for me it was a second chance to start over and do it right. I feel i have the chance to go back to the beginning and make better choices this... Read more
Eating out.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      1 comments

Went out with my mother and sister today. They wanted to go to a mexican restaurant. This was tough because I have always loved mexican food. I studied the menu and settled on a taco salad with chicken. I was surprised at how filling it was and ... Read more
When enough is enough
Saturday, September 18, 2010      1 comments

I see my weight coming down but it feels slow and insignificant. I feel that there should be more gratification to the weight loss. How do you get to the point that enough is enough? I know I am loosing at an acceptable pace but it still feels l... Read more
Do sweat the small stuff.
Saturday, September 11, 2010      1 comments

You always hear the term "don't sweat the small stuff". However I feel it is the small stuff that keeps you going. You may not be able to touch your goal but you can keep your hands on the small achievements. Celebrate every little goal. I find... Read more
Friday, March 06, 2009      0 comments

I think every exercise program should include a little relaxation. I relax by watching my birds. I have chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese. They are the best for relaxation. Right now the Turkeys are matting and the dance is especially fascinat... Read more