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Things Are Changing I Can Feel It
Friday, May 18, 2018      3 comments

Today was a better day. I managed to eat less. Not perfectly but less. So I take that as a win. However, when I weighed myself this morning I had gained a pound. I weigh 171 lbs. I am only 5'1. I have to wear size 2XL just to keep from clinging ... Read more
Friday, May 11, 2018      4 comments

Apparently, losing weight is a matter of following simple steps. So far the topomax has yet to work. Yesterday my appetite was worse than ever. Stil... Read more
Still Thinking About It Every Day
Thursday, May 10, 2018      5 comments

Happy Thursday! Today I took the dogs on an extra long walk - 45 minutes! That's good for all of us. I am focusing on my appetite today. Yesterday I started taking a medicine, topomax, that is supposed to reduce my appetite and help m... Read more
Tuesday - Day 1 Again
Tuesday, May 08, 2018      5 comments

So yesterday did not go so well. I was on the go and I ended up eating Taco Bell for lunch and Chinese food for dinner. So today is going to have to be day 1 again. One of these days I will get it right. My biggest challenge today is that I a... Read more
Monday - When The Diet is For Real
Monday, May 07, 2018      3 comments

So here we are, it's Monday at last. The day when my diet goes for real. At least that is always the game plan. "I'll start Monday" "Monday the diet is for real" Have you ever said anything like that? That is what I'm always saying. Of cour... Read more
Today I am Determined to Shine
Sunday, May 06, 2018      2 comments

I've had enough. My clothes don't fit and I'm a mess. I vow to begin a low carb/low sugar diet as of today. I had truvia in my coffee this morning. I will stop eating bread, pasta, potatoes, and etc. I need to figure out yummy things that I can ... Read more
Today Is My Chance
Sunday, April 29, 2018      5 comments

Today is my opportunity to show myself that I can and I will do this. For breakfast I had an egg and cheese omelet. I am trying to go low carb, low sugar. I had truvia as a sweetener in my coffee. It tasted different but it wasn't too bad. I kno... Read more
Every Day A New Beginning
Friday, April 06, 2018      5 comments

I still have the same goals as I did in February. I still weigh 168 lbs. Something has to change. I don't know what I can do to make myself stick to my goals for more than one day so I have decided to just focus on this one day at a time. ... Read more
A New Start
Tuesday, February 27, 2018      1 comments

Since my last post the sciatica has gone away. I had a hysterectomy in January, and could not exercise for six weeks. I have had some problems with plantar fasciitis which makes walking, one of my favorite exercises, difficult if not impossible ... Read more
Sciatica Meltdown
Monday, July 24, 2017      5 comments

I've been experiencing a sciatica flare up since July 15th. The shooting pain has made it nearly impossible to exercise. It is starting to feel better today so I am going to try a low impact exercise. Is walk away the pounds considered low impac... Read more
Grateful for the Challenge
Wednesday, July 12, 2017      2 comments

I am really grateful to be participating in the Summer 5% Challenge. The weekly challenges give me extra motivation to find new ways to exercise and eat healthy. I love being a member of the shooting stars! I am not shocking anyone with my... Read more
Working Hard and Getting Nowhere
Monday, June 26, 2017      7 comments

I started working out again regularly at the beginning of May weighing 151 lbs. A month later I weighed about 148 lbs Another month later and I weigh 153 lbs! It's very frustrating but I think I know the reason why this is happeni... Read more
Week 4
Monday, June 05, 2017      3 comments

I've been on a streak of exercise for the last month. The weight on my scale went up and down and at my most recent weigh in I was at 148 lbs. It took me a month to lose 2lbs. I am grateful that the scale is going in the right direction for a ch... Read more
Week 2
Sunday, May 21, 2017      0 comments

Success!!! I ended week 2 weighing in at 148.2 down close to 4 lbs in 1 week! I met my SP goal of 210 minutes of exercise and burned almost 1,100 calories. I tracked nutrition completely on 3 days out of the week. I think my weight los... Read more
Week 1 Results
Sunday, May 14, 2017      2 comments

Exercise - Great! I worked out at the gym five times this week. I usually do about 40 minutes of cardio while I am there so about 200 minutes. Diet - not so good...I tried intermittent fasting but I often found myself eating when I wasn't s... Read more

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