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The Trials of Low Fodmap
Sunday, May 16, 2021      3 comments

I saw the GI a week and a half ago. My IBS and GERD are out of control. To the point where I am throwing up multiple mornings a week. He added a prescription medication and suggested a low-Fodmap diet. I have never heard of such a thing. Bu... Read more
Anyone Up for a Summer Challenge?
Thursday, May 13, 2021      2 comments

Are you looking for a challenge this summer? Would you like to make new friends along the way? Are you willing to make a 10 week commitment to weigh in weekly and post your exercise minutes? Are you interested in nutrition and fitness mini... Read more
New Plan to reach my 2021 Goals
Saturday, January 09, 2021      1 comments

About a week ago, I posted a blog entry with my 2021 goals. Today, I'm going to post my new plan to help me reach them. First, I am going to continue to work on this exercise plan that I started a few weeks ago. To start, I am going to aim fo... Read more
Goals for 2021
Thursday, December 31, 2020      1 comments

I had to do a goal making activity for work. They asked us to make two personal goals (and a fun goal) as well as the work goals. I wanted to share my two personal goals for 2021 here to keep myself accountable. 1. Lose an additional 50 p... Read more
Losing Inches Again!
Thursday, December 17, 2020      1 comments

I took my measurements tonight. Despite still being about 10-15 pounds higher than I was in August/September, my measurements are coming in about the same. My waist is the same. My hips are smaller. My bust is smaller. My left thigh is the ... Read more
Another trip around the sun
Saturday, December 05, 2020      3 comments

Yesterday was my 41st birthday. Of course, I have a birthday gain this week. I have been on an exercise kick, though, and I think now that the birthday cake is gone, I should start seeing results soon. I hit my all time greatest loss of 60 po... Read more
Over 60 pounds lost 08-09-2020
Sunday, August 09, 2020      8 comments

So far, I've lost 61.6 pounds. I'm partway between 15% and 20% of my start weight gone. I'm going to try really hard to make it gone for good this time. I'm still struggling with exercise. Both convincing myself to do it and having the ablit... Read more
Welcome back to Twodorville
Saturday, June 06, 2020      5 comments

As of yesterday, I am no longer 300+. My weight now begins with a 2! I have not seen a 2 since May of 2018, so this is huge progress for me. I hope I never again see 300+. I plan to work hard and continue to focus on my weight loss efforts t... Read more
Learning from the Past 04-18-2020
Saturday, April 18, 2020      1 comments

As I get closer and closer to losing 50 pounds, I realized this evening that I've been here before. Twice, actually, now that I think harder. In 2008, I was working for a commercial architecture firm when the country was sinking into a recessi... Read more
5 pounds to next medium term goal! 04-15-2020
Wednesday, April 15, 2020      5 comments

At the beginning of the year, I set a goal to be under 300 by my husband's birthday on June 3rd. As of yesterday, my current weight is 305. I am only 5 pounds away from my goal! The most exciting part, to me, is that I set this goal 6 months ... Read more
Coronavirus Social Distancing Week 1 3-21-2020
Saturday, March 21, 2020      3 comments

My husband is a cancer patient with an additional auto immune disease. We are staying home as much as possible. We've only gone out to go to his chemo appointments and I've gone for groceries and prescriptions. I'm working from home now for t... Read more
Improving Blood Sugar 2-15-2020
Saturday, February 15, 2020      3 comments

I am diabetic (type 2), but I don't test my sugar often because I am a needlephobe. Seriously, it makes me shaky and feel sick to do it. I tested this morning and was pleasantly surprised. At my last lab appointment, early November of last ye... Read more
10% Goal Met! 02-06-2020
Thursday, February 06, 2020      6 comments

I have unofficially met my 10% goal! I say unofficially because my weekly weigh in day is Saturdays and today is not Saturday. I have been faithfully following Weight Watchers since early November, even through the holidays, and my efforts sho... Read more
My next long term goal
Monday, December 02, 2019      6 comments

Since I met my birthday goal of 337 or less by December 4th, I've decided to make another "long term" goal. I want to be 300 or less by my husband's next birthday. This gives me 6 months to lose and keep off 34.4 pounds. This averages out to ... Read more
Welcome December
Sunday, December 01, 2019      2 comments

Welcome December! We just got back from spending Thanksgiving with my Mom, about 800+ miles away. I'm still tired from the drive, so I will probably nap later. I think this is a Thanksgiving for the record books. A week out of town, tempted ... Read more

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