Been depressed and feeling defeated
Friday, March 02, 2012      11 comments

It's been 9 days since my last blog. I have been having such a difficult time with my attitude and self negative talk. I haven't lost any weight or inches for 5 weeks. The only weight I have lost is the 7 pounds I lost during the first two weeks... Read more
The Most Delicious Healthy Chocolate Mousse
Friday, March 02, 2012      2 comments

I found this recipe on the Chocolate Covered Katie food blog. You really have to check out her blog. She has some great recipes for all kinds of special diets including gl... Read more
Went over my calorie limit today
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      8 comments

Well, it's the first time since starting SP on January 9, 2012 that I went over my calorie limit. By 180 calories. I was really hungry today. I was also very active today. Does being active make you more hungry? I did 30 minutes of strength trai... Read more
Vegetable Pork Soup Recipe and picture
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      4 comments

I made some soup tonight. It was Vegetable Pork. It has 24.5 grams of protein and 228.6 calories per 1 cup serving. I liked it and on the Max scale it was a three serving meal so I think he liked it too! ... Read more
Another Good Exercise Day
Monday, February 20, 2012      6 comments

Last Thursday I set a personal record for me. I did a 2.83 mile walk in 56 minutes. And today I did a 3.13 mile in 53 minutes!! More distance and less time! Woo Hoo!! I can't begin to tell you how excited that makes me. I have not be a good exer... Read more
Me in Review - 39 days with SP
Saturday, February 18, 2012      6 comments

Hi! My name is Debbie. I have struggled with my weight my entire adult life. I had gastric bypass surgery 13 years ago. The last couple of years I have been malnourished, but gaining weight. My goal is to increase my vitamin and mineral levels w... Read more
Monterey, Exercising and Eating! - with Pictures
Friday, February 17, 2012      4 comments

My man and I went to Monterey, CA for Valentine's Day. We were there Mon - Wed. It was so wonderful. It rained the first day so we walked from our hotel down Cannery Row to the Aquarium. And then we walked all over the Aquarium and then back to ... Read more
Strange Measurement Results - What am I doing wrong?
Sunday, February 12, 2012      4 comments

I just measured myself and got strange and unexpected results. First measurement was taken on January 9th, second measurement taken today, February 12, approx. one months time. My stomach stayed the same. My hips and thighs increased b... Read more
Before Pictures
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      4 comments

I am finally putting up some before pictures. I actually started SP when I weighed 155 lbs, but didn't put up any pictures. And 4 days ago I weighed 147 lbs, but this morning I weighed 150 (I knew I shouldn't have weighed myself!). I am pretty b... Read more
Actually cooked dinner tonight (pictures included)
Monday, February 06, 2012      5 comments

I am finally starting to feel better, not all the way back yet, but better. I actually cooked dinner tonight for the first time in almost a week. I made a Turkey & Bean Chili. I thought it was pretty good and Max liked it too. I serving is one h... Read more
I'm still sick, but proud of myself!
Thursday, February 02, 2012      4 comments

I am still sick, but I am proud of myself. Here are my accomplishments that I am proud of: 1. The three weeks since starting SP I have not had any of my usual sweet tooth snacks, e.g. cookies, cake, chocolate candy! With the exception of... Read more
Not Feeling well after Zometa Infusion
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I had my first IV infusion of Zometa. This drug is used to rebuild bone. Some people use it because they have cancer, others use it because they have osteoporosis. I have osteo. Some of the side effects can be pretty debilitating. The ... Read more
Applebee's 450 Calorie Steak Dinner
Monday, January 30, 2012      7 comments

My man and I went to Applebee's today for lunch. I had the Roasted Garlic Sirloin. It came with sauteed onions, herbed red potatoes and a portabella mushroom stuffed with "cr... Read more
Poor Frame of Mind Today
Friday, January 27, 2012      5 comments

I started out the day with a very poor frame of mind. It surprised me because since I have joined SP a little over two weeks ago I have been in a good mood, eating well and exercising. I do suffer from depression, for which I take medication so ... Read more
No weight Loss on Week 2
Monday, January 23, 2012      8 comments

Tomorrow will be the end of week two for me. I lost 5 pounds during week one, which I realize is a lot, but this week, nothing. As I have failed in attempts to loss weight in the past, this worries me. Is it normal to lose a lot the first week a... Read more

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