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What Has Worked
Monday, August 21, 2017      6 comments

I have tried just about every diet under the sun. Most of the time I lose a few pounds the first week followed by ounces the next week...that's all! I then get stuck. Even if I increase my exercise, I tend to get stuck after losing seven to t... Read more
Doing Well
Friday, June 23, 2017      6 comments

Ever so slowly, but at least the scale is going south. I'm down four pounds from May. I have increased my exercise and lowered my carbs. I even tried the Keto plan for a few days. I will tell you that Keto works for dropping the pounds. B... Read more
The Elliptical...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      3 comments

My usual exercise is walking. When I walk (not as often as I should), I average two miles which take me about 35 minutes and equals 180 - 200 calories. Well, I just discovered that using the elliptical for 20 minutes I burn 210 calories. So f... Read more
What Works & What Doesn't
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      3 comments

I have lost and gained the same three to four pounds over and over...But I have learned what works and what does not work well. I make a lot of excuses and have tried so many different "diets" these past several weeks. However, to be hones... Read more
Choices
Monday, April 24, 2017      7 comments

It's good to remind ourselves that we do have choices when it comes to losing weight. As most weekends, my eating was out of control. I ate whatever I wanted and kept telling myself that Monday will be a new start. So as you can imagine... Read more
10% Happier
Friday, April 21, 2017      3 comments

I read somewhere that people tend to be 10% happier on Friday. I'm not sure how accurate that information is, but I'm doing the happy dance. To make things better, it is nice and hot here in Los Angeles. I might even head out to the beach tom... Read more
Need Suggestions Please:)
Wednesday, April 12, 2017      2 comments

I swore I would never do this again, and I know better...but I'm desperate!!! I'm on the Three-Day Diet :( I did okay logging my food for about three days only. I need to find something that works. In the past, The Three Day diet has helped ... Read more
Beach Weekend
Monday, April 03, 2017      5 comments

It has been beautiful here in Southern California. My plans to declutter shelves and closets went out the door with me tagging along. I love the warm... Read more
Ready for the Weekend
Friday, March 31, 2017      0 comments

I am so ready for the weekend! For the past several months, I have a mental list of all the things I need to do around the house. It mostly involves decluttering closets. I tackled the pantry yesterday. Hopefully, I'll finish the kitchen cab... Read more
Now I Get It!
Thursday, March 30, 2017      6 comments

I logged in my breakfast and lunch. I have 570 calories left! I think I've known all along that even though I have been eating healthy, I tend to go way over my calorie allowance (which is not much...1200). I've got to keep on tracking. Hav... Read more
Here I go...Day 1!!!!
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      0 comments

My weight this morning was 156.0. I have 21 lbs to lose. According to this program, I can reach that goal by the end of June if I eat 1200 cals per day. So this morning, instead of my oatmeal with 2% milk, I had a protein bar. I actually boi... Read more
Reality Check
Friday, March 24, 2017      2 comments

Although I have not blogged in a very long time, I'm here almost everyday. I have not given up; but I have not accomplished my goal. I get motivated and lose 5 - 7 lbs only to gain them right back. I eat very healthy most of the time. It's... Read more
Not Giving Up
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      3 comments

I started walking and logging my food again yesterday. A good thing that I have noticed, is that I never give up. I do, however, seem to take a lot of brakes. I'm up two more pounds. So here I go again. Wish me luck.... Read more
Yikes!
Wednesday, April 08, 2015      4 comments

The last time I exercised was last Wednesday. That makes it seven days of sedentary lifestyle. I have increased my eating as well. Bottom line, I have regained the two pounds I lost. Yikes! Walking in the evenings is not working out beca... Read more
Sticking to My Plan
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      1 comments

I've been tracking my food and exercise for five days in a row. This is an all time record for me and has taught me a few things. First of all, I don't consume enough iron and my carbs are a bit too high. Ugh! The carbs goes back to my oatme... Read more

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