BLOG 56. My List Of Foods To Not Eat!
Monday, March 12, 2018      4 comments

Simply put: I don't have a list! I feel God put all these foods here on earth to par take in but... I choose to eat way more of the low carb and lower calorie foods! So called no no foods I still eat but in limited moderation! This is how I ... Read more
Blog 55...turn the tv off!
Saturday, March 10, 2018      3 comments

I love to watch tv! All the commercials for pizza, crackers, candy and soda does nothing for my will power! I try to watch tv with the cable so I am not subjected to all those yummy pictures! I find myself turning the tv right off while ... Read more
BLOG 54....Making a list & checking it twice!
Thursday, March 08, 2018      3 comments

I had to learn to make a grocery list (and any other stores I might go to) in order to stop myself from compulsive over buying! I would come home with tons of different items and when checking them out did not have any thing to make a complete ... Read more
BLOG dairy
Wednesday, March 07, 2018      3 comments

One of the hardest thing I had to do was to downgrade my dairy products! I grew up having whole milk and cheeses! I am not sure there even was a fat free milk. My Mom skimmed the top off of the milk bottle for her coffee but that was the exte... Read more
BLOG 52... Food rewards
Monday, March 05, 2018      5 comments

From the time I was just a small child I received rewards such as cookies for love when a hug would have done so much more for me! Be it falling down and crying to report card grades all holidays, birthdays I received food beyond belief! It wa... Read more
Friday, March 02, 2018      5 comments

If the meal plan or exercise routine does not feel quite right I kept trying over and over again! I new actually any plan will work if you work it and that was my problem! For one reason or another it just didn't fit me! I ended up with a me... Read more
Blog 50....SNACKS
Thursday, March 01, 2018      5 comments

I have tried many foods to use for my snacks but over the years I have learned that (for me) no snack is my best snack! Sadly any time I start to eat even something small I at times can not stop! 3 meals and 3 snacks turn into an eating fest... Read more
BLOG 49...Eating Chinese Food
Wednesday, February 28, 2018      4 comments

It is no secret that I love Chinese foods! If all other ethnic foods disappeared I wouldn't mind! I could eat it every day 24/7. That said, occasionally I treat myself to egg roll and fried rice! Plain rice just doesn't do anything for me bu... Read more
BLOG 48...Saying No To Salt
Monday, February 26, 2018      4 comments

My dad worked and retired from a salt company (Diamond Crystal Salt Company) after 53 years! I myself worked there after graduation as secretary to the purchasing agent. Our entire town was SALT salt and more SALT. No one even owned a snow sh... Read more
Blog 47... doing it for ME!
Saturday, February 24, 2018      5 comments

You can imagine starting out over 300 # that I was not only in a hurry but had a basket full of nasty remarks as to why I was in a rush! Instead of urging me to lose weight they in fact caused me to eat even more! For me it became a horrible v... Read more
Blog 46 exercise with a crowd
Friday, February 23, 2018      4 comments

I use to be a bit embarrassed I was going so slow (not to mention my weight); so I walked along trails and out of the way beau ti ful spots in our wonderful Metro Park system! I have come to realize that it is easy to stick to because they hav... Read more
BLOG 45...NUTURING MYSELF (bad rant)
Thursday, February 22, 2018      5 comments

When I was a kid I was given treats for everything from being hurt to treats to excuse my parents drinking! They literally stuffed me with food because that was their real life way of taking good care of me! Actually it was a give & take as th... Read more
Monday, February 19, 2018      4 comments

When I am tempted to eat food first I give it a thought as to whether or not it is healthy! I accept that obesity if a risk factor for heart attacks, cancer, and diabetes! I never loose fact that I want to be around my see my grand children ha... Read more
BLOG 43....1/2 of the Calories
Saturday, February 17, 2018      5 comments

I learned early on that any beverage be it juice, milk, beer, wine or whiskey; it would be 1/2 the calories to mix it with 1/2 water! I still add ice! Yes, I have for years done this every morning with my coffee! I still enjoy the flavor of ... Read more
Blog 42.....Visual Aids
Tuesday, February 13, 2018      5 comments

My first (and favorite) visual aid was not graphs and charts! It simply consisted of a paper plate turned into a replica of me (another paper plate with a smaller circle drawn became my head). I put yellow yarn hair with a curler right in the... Read more

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