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I guess I need some help!
Thursday, October 11, 2012      14 comments

I feel like I've done really well since August 13th on exercising, eating right, and losing an average of 1 pound a week. but the last couple of weeks I have been having a dang iced pumpkin latte every afternoon!!!! I feel that is such a big w... Read more
I'm a Teddy Bear!!
Friday, October 05, 2012      5 comments

Tomorrow is the start of the 5% Fall Challenge! I can't wait. I really feel like I can do this. I have a goal to lose 15 pounds in the next 8 weeks. I think I want to try and add some more exercise by getting a 20 min. workout in before work... Read more
great blood work results
Thursday, September 27, 2012      5 comments

I received the results from my blood work from my cardiologist appointment on Monday. They are SO improved!!! Cholesterol 170 (was 190) Triglycerides 162 (4 years ago they were 1500!!!) HDL 31 LDL 106 This is the best those numbers... Read more
Things are good overall
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      1 comments

Well, I've been staying on track for 7 weeks now! Still loving the book I got. I read my chapter each week and focus on what it talks about. Getting my exercise in and eating pretty well overall. Journaling everything I eat, blood sugars, an... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge Assignment #3
Thursday, September 20, 2012      3 comments

Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. Live longer get my diabetes under control so I don't suffer from complications get my triglercerides where they are supposed to be Keep up with my daughter Better ... Read more
Female talk
Friday, August 31, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday I really lost my momentum, ate horribly, and didn't get my workout in after work. Was pretty disappointed in myself. Had a long talk with my husband when I got home. Then today my period starts, so now I know why my mood was horribl... Read more
Seeing some changes
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      4 comments

Well I have to say that the last few weeks have been really good with my husband's supporting me. I ordered that book and just started working thorugh it. I love the book. I am writing down everything I eat, my BS, and any exercise I do, and ... Read more
just getting it off my chest
Friday, July 27, 2012      7 comments

So I just need to vent. I think I’ve vented before about the same thing, but I’m frustrated, mostly with my husband. I know he supports me and wants me to be healthy, but I feel like he sabotages that for me. We had a long talk and he said he... Read more
getting my motivation
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      4 comments

Wow, it's been a long time since I have posted! I started a new job in March and let's just say my stress is pretty much gone! I love my new job. It was a lateral transfer so I didn't have to take a pay cut or anything. Same benefits, I kept... Read more
Sunday, February 12, 2012      3 comments

It is so cold out! No snow either. I don't mind the cold if snow comes with it! But I need to get out to the store. I am out of greek yogurt and we can't have that! and stuff to make salads. Other than that, today will be doing a little bi... Read more
good/bad week
Saturday, February 11, 2012      2 comments

Well, my week WAS successful...I lost 2 pounds! but I also got my lab results back from my doc and my A1C is at 8% which is not good at all. so, that is just further motivation to keep working hard. It's really cold out today and supposed to ... Read more
Going strong
Friday, February 10, 2012      6 comments

So I feel really good from eating well this week. I feel less stressed too. Had that job interview this morning, and it went well. I felt very competent in answering their questions, so we'll see. Got blood drawn yesterday, and haven't gotte... Read more
Fresh beginnings
Thursday, February 09, 2012      4 comments

Well, it's been a long time, too long in fact, since I checked in here. I have spent the last 3 months gorging myself on fast food due to stress. Ugh. Work has got me SO bogged down. And stressed. My depression got worse, so I had to increa... Read more
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      6 comments

Well I have loved being able to eat all these leafy greens!!! I am eating pretty much on target now. Staying full, not having near the cravings I was having. Drinking even more water. My husband and I had a long talk last night. I had seen ... Read more
gain, loss, improvement
Saturday, November 12, 2011      2 comments

Well, I did gain 1.2 pounds this week, but I expected more because I just totally gave up this week. However, my doctor gave me permission to stop taking coumadin now that it's been 6 months since my PE, so I am VERY excited! I can eat all the... Read more

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