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Back on track
Sunday, September 09, 2012      0 comments

I got a little more sleep. Let my son know I was only managing 1/4- 1/3 of the protien I'm supposed to have, so he's going to try helping me get more of that in my diet. He even made me breakfast?! Peanut butter toast, sausage, and 2 scrambled e... Read more
Not one of my better days
Saturday, September 08, 2012      1 comments

My road to hell is securely paved. I start with the best of intentions, then right down the drain they go. Ah well, tomorrow I will do better. I did manage to walk around the market, and I will do a short video workout before bed, but the rest ... Read more
I exercised!
Thursday, September 06, 2012      2 comments

I did! I really, honestly exercised. Not just the laying down leg exercises I always do to try to keep my muscles from weakening any more with my knees being so bad, but real exercise from the videos here! I love Coach Nicole. I can only manage ... Read more
AHA! another small victory!
Thursday, September 06, 2012      0 comments

Another big win for me in the tastes good and better for my health battle. Turkey hotdogs that are amazing! Jennie-o, about $1 a pack, they taste great and work in the lower calorie and lower fat meal plan! Yay for me! I was SO afraid they would... Read more
Another day :-)
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      1 comments

Today's my big stock groceries day. I've made my list and made some changes to it. Its going to be harder because of my surgery coming up. I won't be able to do anything for the first week or two, so everything is going to have to be premade or ... Read more
Not the way I plan to lose!
Sunday, September 02, 2012      0 comments

I spent over 7 hours at the hospital today with my sick husband. After some lab tests, it was decided to just send him home to wait it out until our Dr is in the office on Tuesday since gthe results of the cultures won't be done til then. Tentat... Read more
A small step toward healthy eating, but a huge leap for my morale!
Saturday, September 01, 2012      1 comments

I wanted spaghetti. Lots of spaghetti and sauce with sausage and meatballs and garlic bread. What I HAD was homemade sauce from fresh tomatoes, onion from my garden, garlic from the farmers market, lean ground beef and plain ground pork i... Read more
So much for plans
Thursday, August 30, 2012      1 comments

I had planned to walk to the end of the block and back a few times today. It was too hot earlier, and now my knees just hurt too dang bad. All I want to do is curl up and cry. I won't , of course, but I feel like it! I'm going to do some stretch... Read more
Why can't eating healtier be easier and taste better?
Thursday, August 30, 2012      3 comments

I know I need to make changes and eat better. I am fully aware I have a LONG way to go. But after looking at the meal plans and food choices, I am seriously discouraged. And this is only day 2?! I know other people enjoy the kinds of foo... Read more
HELP! I need low impact cardio that won't kill me!
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      6 comments

I just watched the 12 minute low impact cardio video. If I try that I will end up in traction at the very least! Can some one suggest a practical, low impact workout that is NOT structured for someone who is already in perfect shape?? I admitted... Read more
Small goal before surgery
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      3 comments

I got the date for the first knee replacement. September 24th. I also got my current weight. 310lbs. OUCH! I knew I hadn't lost much, but didn't realize I hadn't lost ANY! And since I've barely been eating at all, it doesn't make sense. Oh wait,... Read more

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