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I Need This
Sunday, January 17, 2021      3 comments

I had to reset my goals again darn it. But I don't intend to beat myself up; instead I am cheering myself on for starting over. Isn't that what life is all about? It would be easy to just blame the covid infection and continue with bad habits... Read more
Slacking on Tracking
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      3 comments

Lately I haven't been motivated to log on and track my goals, but I haven't stopped exercising nor have I broken my diet. I have been sorely tempted to though! I haven't lost any more weight AT ALL. I would hate to lower my calorie intake muc... Read more
Maybe Just in Time
Wednesday, June 10, 2020      2 comments

For some reason I'm very resistant to getting medical tests done. But last year I found a GP I really love. She listens to what I say and doesn't make me feel judged. So when she suggested mammogram and bone density tests, I followed through.... Read more
What Encourages Me
Monday, May 25, 2020      4 comments

emoticon The scale is really not showing much weight loss, but what encourages me is how I feel. 1. I don't f... Read more
Returning after 3 years!
Monday, May 11, 2020      2 comments

Today I decided to return to tracking my nutrition after a 3 year hiatus! I've actually done sort of okay on my own weight-wise and have lost 18 pounds. however, I should have lost much more than that and now I have pre-diabetes and high choles... Read more
Monday, July 31, 2017      2 comments

I'm using our anniversary Vegas trip for motivation to watch my foods and lose more weight. We will be celebrating our 48th and going to Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill for dinner at Caesar's Palace. It is also my mother's 88th birthday around that da... Read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      6 comments

This is day #1 of my 5 week effort to clean up my eating habits before surgery. I'm going to have a hysterectomy so what better time to lose a few pounds and lower my carbs and cholesterol. I need to watch those better anyway...and keep on kee... Read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      2 comments

Well that was a false start. However I was honest about the food intake, so step one is accomplished. Today I will be able to honestly say I've begun my diet. We will call that step 2. ... Read more
Scary Ten-pound Gain
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      2 comments

Well I promised myself I would get back to tracking calories if I gained even 5 pounds. That really wasn't scary enough, I had to gain back 10 in order to get serious. So here I am, ready to have fun getting fit. I really need to lose at leas... Read more
Goal Date
Friday, November 06, 2015      2 comments

I hate to admit it, but I have to change my goal date. Not only have I not lost weight for two weeks, I've gained back three pounds. I'm not stressing about it though, because here I am again. It's so easy to slip back into old habits and rat... Read more
Richard Simmons
Thursday, October 22, 2015      5 comments

When I was a young mother trying to lose weight after having my first child, there was Richard Simmons. Not a video, this was the era of vinyl records. I remember he was inspirational. His voice was very soothing as he reminded me during the ... Read more
Off and On Again
Wednesday, October 14, 2015      2 comments

This has been a crazy month. I've tried to add my foods and exercise but with camping and no internet for several days, it was too hard to remember. All in all, I haven't hurt my progress too drastically. I'm still carrying the 3 pounds I reg... Read more
Being Honest
Friday, September 25, 2015      2 comments

Okay, my husband and I went to our ramshackle cabin in the desert Wednesday and had a wild and crazy time. We swam in the beaver pool, played with Willow in the river, and sat in our beach chairs drinking tequila and orange juice. We are... Read more
Cooking for Four
Monday, September 21, 2015      2 comments

So far I've been able to stick to my healthy eating plan and cook for 4. That's significant because my daughter and her 13 year-old son are staying with us. (Oh, and their two cats and a large lizard, lol.) Really, I've prepared the same recip... Read more
Holding Down the Fort
Wednesday, September 16, 2015      2 comments

Today I've been alone in my house, well my dog willow and I have been. My husband and son are away helping my daughter and grandson to move to our town and live with us while they hunt for a house to rent. This is a happy event because now all... Read more

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