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Feeling Better
Monday, March 22, 2021      2 comments

The epidural in my back worked so my back feels better. I plan to join a gym tomorrow that has an indoor pool so I I can get more exercise. I need exercise that won’t be hard on my back and arthritis. Hopefully this will keep me from giving myse... Read more
What A Week
Sunday, March 14, 2021      2 comments

This past week has been difficult. I have kept tracking my food and exercise. But the herniated disc in my back has made walking difficult since last Wed. I am looking forward to an epidural on Tues morning. I hope it provides some relief. I nee... Read more
So far so good and planning a restaurant meal
Sunday, March 07, 2021      2 comments

I have been tracking nutrition and exercise for 36 days.I have slowly upped my exercise and I am making better choices about what I eat. My husband does the cooking in our house and he gets upset when I won’t eat what he’s made or only a little ... Read more
Looking Forward to A Healthy Future
Sunday, February 28, 2021      4 comments

Today I weighed in. I lost 3 lbs. in the last 28 days. I have tracked daily and exercised more. I feeling maybe I can do this again. I am trying to be mindful when I eat and exercise every day. I am in chronic pain from arthritis so I am trying ... Read more
21 Days of Tracking
Sunday, February 21, 2021      2 comments

Well I have to say that I am proud of myself for sticking with tracking the last 21 days. I haven’t lost any weight in these three weeks. But I’m actually not discouraged. You see I had to loose 21,pounds before I would even rejoin. I was a tot... Read more
Small victory
Saturday, February 06, 2021      3 comments

I tracked exercise and nutrition for 7 days! I am happy. I’m glad Super Bowl tomorrow will be at home,Just the two us. Very little temptation. Will have veggies cut up and ready with yogurt dip. Planning on 1 wing and cold shrimp too. Whatever h... Read more
Gaining weight because of depression
Monday, February 01, 2021      2 comments

After I hit my goal in 2018, my mother got very ill and eventually died. My husband had surgery and needed a lot of care. I ate my way back 30 pounds. Chocolate was my anti depressants. I finally got my brain together and decided to go back on p... Read more
Doing It Over Again
Wednesday, September 26, 2018      4 comments

My Mother’s illness in February took a lot out of me, both physically and emotionally. I stopped exercising, tracking and eating properly. And of course I gained. I am an emotional eater. She passed away on August 9. And here it is Sept. 26 and ... Read more
On A Plateau
Sunday, February 04, 2018      5 comments

Sometimes I try everything to get off a Plateau and nothing works. Eat less. Eat more. Exercise less. Exercise more. Eat differently. Exercise differently. Eat more protein. Eat less carbs. Drink more water. Sleep More. Stress less. Nothing seem... Read more
Thursday, December 21, 2017      5 comments

I lost another pound but that was 10 days ago. I weigh 198 now and I haven’t weighed this little in 36 years. I am enjoying the compliments but I’m also a little frightened. I don’t know if I can lose any more. I have been on a Plateau for the l... Read more
Entering Onderland
Saturday, December 02, 2017      5 comments

Instead of Alice in Wonderland, it's me in Onderland. I haven't been this weight in 37 years. I've been working so hard. can it really be true? I might have to step on that scale a few times today to make sure it's real. I am super happy. But I ... Read more
What a Difference A Month Makes
Saturday, November 25, 2017      5 comments

I changed my exercise routine last month an started walking more around our community path which is a little over 2 miles long. I am not a fast walker by any means because of arthritis in my knees and ankles but I can make it now in just a littl... Read more
Changing my Exercise Routine
Sunday, October 29, 2017      5 comments

I have been losing weight very slowly but changing my exercise routine has helped me shed 2 more pounds this week. The weather in Florida has changed so that there are more days that are sunny with temperatures in the 80’s. So I’ve headed to the... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 10 Years Ago And Today
Thursday, October 12, 2017      30 comments

On the left is what I looked like in 2007 when I weighed 107 pounds more then I did on the right. The photo on the right was taken on Sunday Oct ... Read more
One Third of the way There
Sunday, September 17, 2017      5 comments

I lost another 2 pounds over the last 2 weeks. Only 10 more to go! My progress is slower then I would like but my body will only give up so much at a time. My arthritis makes it hard to exercise but if the weather would get into the high eightie... Read more

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