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Sitting in "But"s ville, Florida USA
Monday, July 09, 2018      1 comments

Well, here it is July 9th....... still in a holding pattern....... still haven't gotten back on the band wagon. But... (always the "but") haven't gained, and am watching the scales carefully. I am consuming way more carbs than I should b... Read more
I love plain greek yogurt
Thursday, May 31, 2018      2 comments

You know, two years ago if you told me I would love plain yogurt I would have come back with a "are you crazy? eww gross!" But today, LOVE IT! It's like... Read more
Family Affair
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      1 comments

So, my sister called Monday and asked me to help her get back on track with her weight loss. She's done great in the past 4 or 5 years and has lost more than 40 pounds on her own, which is fantastic considering she is in her 70s and has severe ... Read more
In a dilemma
Monday, May 07, 2018      3 comments

So for the past month I've been struggling with a bum foot. I moved it the wrong way and got a sharp pain, so had been nursing it. Finally thought I could get back to my daily walks then last week I did a face plant with the sidewalk. All scrap... Read more
Wardrobe adventures
Sunday, March 25, 2018      3 comments

So, along with my weight loss journey has come the clothing dilemma. How do you afford to keep up with the downsizing of your waist and bust lines? It can get expensive, even at thrift store prices if you have a limited budget. Also, I happe... Read more
This is something people who haven't been obese would ever relate to.......
Saturday, March 24, 2018      6 comments

So, talk about personal hygiene one-oh-one. Toe nails: Today I took my shower and then set out to the task of cutting my toe nails. Well, not that long ago this was a real challenge, usually leaning over the toilet seat with my foot on it tryi... Read more
Goal weight around the corner ** edited version 2
Thursday, January 25, 2018      2 comments

So I posted this on my comments front page section "Count down - twenty pounds to goal! Three pound average a month - that's goal weight in six months, give or take. I say more realistically eight to nine months. I'll take it!" ... Read more
Got a treadmill!
Friday, January 19, 2018      3 comments

Okay - so I got an apartment sized treadmill to help with getting more movement going on. That should make the scales make the downward slide easier! (and me healthier) The ramp also folds up when not in use, so it's compact and is on wheels s... Read more
Okay, so this is something I want to keep, it's a comment I left for another Sparker...
Monday, January 15, 2018      1 comments

You can make your goals if you make the commitment and have a realistic game plan. That includes not trying to loose too much too fast, not expecting yourself to loose 10 pounds over night. Just stick with healthy, home cooked meals mostly of pr... Read more
Well on my way to goal!
Monday, January 15, 2018      2 comments

First, I want to share something about my weight loss journey - It is an amazing story because I am on medications that are well-known for making people gain weight. It creates a tremendous urge for carbs and the chemicals that are in chocolate... Read more
Okay, so running a little behind on my goals
Sunday, November 05, 2017      2 comments

Seems my body isn't loosing weight as quickly as I had thought I would, but it is coming off at a steady pace. The important thing is that it IS coming off. So, the scale goes up, then down, then up, then down, then up, then down........... ar... Read more
Goal of 165 by mid October adjustment
Thursday, September 28, 2017      1 comments

Well, here it is 9/28. My hopeful goal was to get to 165 by 10/11, but as things go, I hit a few snaffoos and got stuck a few times, had a hurricane, a jewish holiday, and got as a result didn't loose as steady as I had hoped for. But stepped o... Read more
Heading on down.......
Friday, September 08, 2017      2 comments

Well, broke the ice on that 178 blockade this past week and back on track. Down to 174.8. Yeah! On the look-out for Hurricane Irma here in Jacksonville, FL. Stocked up on non-perishable foods, but it was tough as most of that kind of food i... Read more
had been stuck at 178
Thursday, August 31, 2017      0 comments

Was stuck most of August at 178. Just didn't seem to budge for the last few weeks. FINALLY this week I have seen a change. Down 2.5 pounds this week. Yeah! Scale says 175.8 today. My trip is on Oct. 11th. Hoping to see a number below 160. Tha... Read more
My trip to NY in October
Thursday, August 17, 2017      3 comments

So, given that I can find a babysitter for my "velcro puppy" when I go on the planned 1 week trip up home, my goal is to be at least 170, but hoping to hit 165. 179 right now, so I think that is reasonable. 7 weeks and currently loosing about ... Read more

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