BLOG 70... cooking low fat!
Monday, April 09, 2018      4 comments

Everyone know that fat makes food taste better but I was well into the game before I learned there were good fat and bad fats! I also try to cut back on both! I know use olive oil quite a bit but have learned to steam, poach or use my air frye... Read more
BLOG 69...... portion control
Saturday, April 07, 2018      4 comments

Nearly any diet will work as long as you stick with it! The exception to that is if you eat to large a portion of your choice! I always said :If you do not want to be as big as two people (and I was) then don't eat for two people! I hated mea... Read more
BLOG 68........ brush my teeth
Friday, April 06, 2018      5 comments

I found that brushing and flossing my teeth tell me my meal is done! Nice clean mouth makes me less likely to snack in the evening too! I found that eating a small baby dill pickle cut my desire for sweets (love pickles). Going for a short wa... Read more
BLOG 67...Food isn't Caring!
Thursday, April 05, 2018      4 comments

As a small child I can't remember ever not having one of my mom peanut butter cookies or one of grandmothers sugar cookies! They both could bake bread like nothing you ever seen but food was always used when I was sad or hurt or worse fresh ou... Read more
Blog 66 ... NOT A DIET
Monday, April 02, 2018      8 comments

I use to say I was on a diet; but I realized that belief has a bad connotation that I was starving or had to suffer with a lot less food! Now I say I am on a program to get healthy! I am making lifestyle changes! It is a better way to go on ... Read more
Blog 65............... shopping list
Friday, March 30, 2018      5 comments

When I go to the store for any reason any more I carry a shopping list! I figure I have save me hundreds of impulse dollars and hundreds of impulse calories in doing so! Of course the stores purposely place sugary sweet items near the sides of... Read more
Blog 64.......Get A Life
Thursday, March 29, 2018      5 comments

I started dieting with thinking of food 24/7. As time when on I learned to branch out a bit but always my thoughts came back to food! I guess what I am trying to say is I was Living to Eat instead of eating to live! I called it planning my ne... Read more
BLOG 63........ mini goals
Wednesday, March 28, 2018      4 comments

True I have lost 70# but I am spinning my wheels! I want to lose 50 more and I guess I got side tracked as to how I did the first 70. When you were as over weight as I was it was hard to look at the whole picture! I broke it up into 5# increm... Read more
BLOG 62...The TV Remote
Tuesday, March 27, 2018      5 comments

ditch it! Get up and change the channel! It is a pain in the neck but you will get use to it! But it is exercise! Think of the calories you will burn! This is just another way to burn off more calories! I also get up during advertising ... Read more
BLOG 61......Move IT!
Friday, March 23, 2018      6 comments

So I know I am burning more calories standing instead of sitting but.... I am also in aerobic as long as I keep moving! Every bit helps me burn calories! When I am sitting I fidget to keep on the move! My new thing now is I studied up on tapp... Read more
blog 61.... Gardening
Wednesday, March 21, 2018      5 comments

Spring has sprung! My exercise will change about 50%! I garden quite a bit daily! I have 15 5 gallon pails that I put different things in it such as chives, onions rosemary cilantro and many flowers in between them to bring on the bees (just ... Read more
BLOG 60.....Hot & Cold
Monday, March 19, 2018      5 comments

I always had trouble exercising outdoors in the Winter! I am a diabetic and the cold hurts in my lungs from time to time! They say I am burning more calories so my body can heat itself up but during the Winter months I truly preferred Mall Wal... Read more
BLOG 59... Wearing of the green
Friday, March 16, 2018      5 comments

When I was in high school my girlfriend and I used food coloring and colored our hair green for St. Patrick's Day! Now older and more wiser I just wear tiny shamrocks in my ears (not that I wouldn't fit right in todays world of all different c... Read more
BLOG 58... H.A.L.T.
Thursday, March 15, 2018      6 comments

Overeaters Anonymous refers to this as HALT! They taught me to not get to hungry, too angry too lonely or too tired! These are triggers that can push me to binge on junk food. The worse for me is too hungry! I eat 6 times a day! 3 meals and... Read more
BLOG 57...Feeling anxious
Tuesday, March 13, 2018      7 comments

From time to time I get a bit depressed! If I am not careful it can lead to snacking as food soothes me! I have been working on ways such as walking to improve my mood and make it easier to make better choices! The walking helps regulate my s... Read more

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