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50 Questions - thank you Lise
Thursday, August 02, 2012      2 comments

1. Were you named after anyone? No, name sorta popular back then. My dad wanted a different name so he never called me by my given name, he nicknamed me Sally. 2. When was the last time you cried? Today while watching "The Secrets of Jo... Read more
My New BEST friend..... a GF Table Top Grill!
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      11 comments

With a refrigerator full of wonderful veggies, I'm experimenting with many new things. Brush a little coconut oil on the grill. Weigh and lay out slices of veggies... this morning, it was eggplant topped with a slice of banana pepper, mushroom... Read more
Fried green tomatoes....... yum
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      11 comments

Oh, my, how to fry green tomatoes now since I don't eat wheat/flour. Well, my daughter has a George Foreman grill. So I put some grape seed oil on a paper towel and rubbed all over the grill and put in my sliced tomatoes. A little salt and pe... Read more
BACK from vacation.....
Saturday, July 07, 2012      5 comments

Vacation from home, vacation from eating right, vacation from exercising right, and actually vacation from not feeling right..... I did try to walk and was annoyed with my tennis shoes on the beach, so one day, I walked barefoot (I mean oth... Read more
God is so Good!
Saturday, June 09, 2012      6 comments

I am leaving for the beach in SC in a couple of hours. And also, my scale has remained UNDER 200 which is so encouraging, even has gone down a couple of pounds and my scale is going with me.... and a lot of my food.... HIS strength is AMAZING! ... Read more
ONEderland is HERE
Saturday, June 02, 2012      21 comments

My scale does funny things...... today I was down 2.6 pounds from yesterday - and anyone who knows anything knows one doesn't lose 2.6 pounds in one day... but it was glorious to see the number starting with ONE.... Just had to post on my tracke... Read more
June First.... eight and one half months on this journey
Friday, June 01, 2012      2 comments

Well, the month of May was a challenge with graduation celebrations and Mother's Day! but I'm thrilled on one hand...... lost 3.2 pounds despite the challenges, and got into a sx 16W (clothes on my shelf.... exciting). and sad on the other h... Read more
EXERCISE....
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      3 comments

Read an article that "spurts" of exercise are more valuable. So I attempted that today.. Now I have NO CLUE if my treadmill is accurate, but I have to accept that it is. So I walked .5 miles at 4.8 mph - x 3 with a 5 minute rest in between... ... Read more
THERE IS NO VICTORY WITHOUT A BATTLE......
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      7 comments

This comment has been ringing in my head since Sunday night, when it was part of a testimony at church...... So, the consequence is that I have to THANK GOD for the BATTLE... it will make me stronger..... and more determined...... and more ... Read more
4/21/12
Saturday, April 21, 2012      3 comments

Can't think of a better title except maybe "after tax." Posted a pledge 5 days ago. Saw that it was a motivator to others, but I can't claim authorship as I plagiarized it from Lise! It was so awesome, I had to put it in my blogs! Bu... Read more
A PLEDGE
Monday, April 16, 2012      5 comments

MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012 Today, I promise I will NOT quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop be... Read more
Goal 10 miles/week on treadmill --
Saturday, April 07, 2012      7 comments

BUT I did 13.5 miles this week..... if my treadmill is accurate, I'm walking a 15 min mile Think I'll take Easter Sunday off... and if I can do 3 miles / day x 6 days -- I'll do 18 miles next week.... We will see..... I'm leaving my goal... Read more
Moderation in All Things - How to Avoid the Diet Blues (today's article)
Saturday, April 07, 2012      5 comments

BLEH! If I could eat in moderation.... I wouldn't be obese. I had to identify my "triggers" and avoid them completely!! COMPLETELY!! and I identify new ones all the time. I am not jealous of someone who can eat "just one donut" (well ma... Read more
The scale has a mind of its own.... and doesn't like the cold either.
Friday, April 06, 2012      5 comments

Well, it's kinda cold here (35-45 at night) and because I'm "cheap" I refuse to turn on the furnace so when I get up, it's chilly. Well, I weigh every morning,,,, So I stepped on the scale and I had lost about 4 pounds in one day..... I burst... Read more
Day #200.... thankful....
Thursday, April 05, 2012      4 comments

Trudging along... Day #200 today is encouraging... now on to the next 165 days so that I can have my ONE year anniversary at a new lower weight..... and I always say "thankful" because without Jesus Christ as my guide and strength, I wouldn't be... Read more

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