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Friday, June 01, 2018      8 comments

I have been getting a lot of my exercise in the yard this summer. To be honest, I was getting very tired of going to the gym. So, I am going to continue, mowing, gardening etc. and just go to the gym when I don't have any outside work that I can... Read more
My Only Problem
Thursday, May 31, 2018      5 comments

My biggest problem with the Keto diet is that I don’t like to eat meat. Finding things to eat and cook has been the hard part for me. So, far I am eating hard cheese, cottage cheese. yogurt,nuts, vegetables, peanut butter and chicken which are a... Read more
My Forever Plan
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      11 comments

I wrote in an earlier blog that I am doing the Keto diet because nothing else was working for me. I have been thinking (could be a dangerous thing) that I should use this as an opportunity to break my sugar and salty food addictions for good. I ... Read more
Memorial Day
Monday, May 28, 2018      5 comments

I hope everyone had a nice memorial day and paid tribute to everyone who has died serving in the armed forces. We visited Normandy a few years ago. I could almost imagine all of the soldiers who died there on Omaha beach. It is said that battle... Read more
Staying the course
Sunday, May 27, 2018      5 comments

I always have problems sticking to my eating plan when the grandkids come to visit. However, this weekend I was able to stick to my plan without any detours. Two days down and one to go.... Read more
Changing Diet
Saturday, May 26, 2018      12 comments

I was getting no where fast during this 5% challenge. I finally decided to try something different since cutting back or counting calories has stopped working for me. So, two weeks ago I started the Keto diet. I am losing again. I hope it lasts ... Read more
More Challenging Exercise
Tuesday, November 11, 2014      2 comments

I have been going to the gym regularly for a few years. Recently, I started to gain weight and I noticed that what I was doing at the gym was getting a little too comfortable. I was tracking miles on the elliptical and doing the same SET rou... Read more
Blog #7 Anything else to share
Friday, March 08, 2013      10 comments

This has been a good week of blogging and responding to blogs. Normally, I don't blog much. However, this week I have enjoyed blogging and thinking about my goals. I have stayed on track with not eating processed, sugary, sweets. Blogging and r... Read more
Blog #6 Do you need motivation or advice?
Thursday, March 07, 2013      14 comments

I have to say that the challenge itself is very motivating for me. The blogging each day has also been motivating. The only advice/question that I have is what do you do besides drinking lots of water and staying busy to curb your appetite?... Read more
Blog- Day - 5 What can you improve?
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      9 comments

I can improve on being more consistent with how much I eat. I have a day or two a week when I go over my calorie limit. I need to cut out those days as they are hindering my weight loss.... Read more
Blog Day 4- How are you doing day by day?
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      9 comments

So far I have not had any cravings for Animal Crackers or any other processed sweets. I have stayed on track so far. I think putting this into a blog and telling people what I was going to do has helped me stay away from the processed sweets... Read more
B log Day 3 - What are you doing to keep on track and encourage yourself?
Monday, March 04, 2013      8 comments

I am staying busy and trying to do one thing that I really enjoy everyday.... Read more
How will I give up Animal Crackers.
Sunday, March 03, 2013      7 comments

Having thought about this while I was walking today, I decided it is not just the crackers that are a problem it is anything even a little sweet. Lately, it seems that anytime I eat anything like this I don't want to stop at my allotted amount.... Read more
New Healthy Habit
Saturday, March 02, 2013      10 comments

My new healthy habit will be to stop buying animal crackers. Sixteen animal crackers have 120 calories in them and in the past I have been able to stop at sixteen crackers. However, the last two times I have brought these crackers I have eaten ... Read more
Assignment # 3 - 5% Winter Challenge Reasons for Weight Loss
Friday, November 25, 2011      4 comments

Reasons * maintain my mobility as I age * maintain my health * be able to do things that are difficult when I weigh too much *have energy * keep the sense of contentment that I have when I am thinner * look nice ... Read more

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