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Day 7 and 8
Wednesday, August 05, 2020      5 comments

Yesterday, Day 7, was definitely a success. Today's eating window will be closing in a couple hours so I feel pretty confident that today (Day 8) will be a success, too. I was thinking earlier today how much better I feel, how much more en... Read more
Update on No Sugar Challenge
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      5 comments

Well, Day 6 was not too bad, except I may have made a mistake when eating at a restaurant, I ordered a nice little salad on the lunch menu along with a bowl of tomato basil soup. The soup was thick enough to be considered a pasta sauce .It was k... Read more
Day 5 No Sugar Challenge
Sunday, August 02, 2020      9 comments

Yay! Day No. 5 was a success. Thanks to everyone who has commented on my blogs. You are helping me stay the course. Bless you all. ... Read more
Day 4 No sugar challenge
Saturday, August 01, 2020      5 comments

Day 4. I'll keep this brief. Day Four was a successful one. No sugar, flour, pasta, rice or potatoes. This is so good because I am a carb addict. I am concerned about the possible onset of diabetes. There are so many other diseases cause... Read more
Day3 No Sugar
Friday, July 31, 2020      5 comments

Success on Day 3. Travelled to Winfield, Kansas with a friend who wanted to check their Sears store for a new stove. She wanted to go by the Burger Station which is s tiny take out place with the best ever chili cheese burgers. We always try to ... Read more
Day 2 No Sugar
Thursday, July 30, 2020      6 comments

This is Day 2 of my Sugar Challenge. No sugar, etc today. IF for 14 hours. Hope to increase my fasting to 16 hours tomorrow. Still working on the water. I'm pretty sure I won't hit 64 oz today. Big thing is staying away from the sugar. I will do... Read more
Day 1 of Sugar Challenge
Wednesday, July 29, 2020      6 comments

It is now 10:30 PM and bedtime is almost here. Today has been successful in that I did not eat any sugar, flour, rice, pasta, or potatoes. I also drank 64 oz of water and began IF. Day 1 is done, but I realize I have 20 more days on this challen... Read more
Beginning weight and new challenge
Tuesday, July 28, 2020      5 comments

Weighed in at TOPS today at 214.8. Creating some short term goals to aim for and also beginning a 21-day sugar challenge. Actually, I am challenging myself to eat no sugar, flour, pasta, rice, corn or potatoes for 21 days. (Beginning challenge t... Read more
Beginning Blog 2020
Monday, July 27, 2020      5 comments

My swollen jaw is shrinking. Yay! Last Thursday I had a root canal and I have experienced some swelling along with the mild discomfort. I haven't been as active the last few days and have time to reflect on many things including how wonderful it... Read more
My Happy Surprise
Saturday, November 03, 2018      8 comments

I had a wonderful surprise today that I just have to share with you all. My son, Warren, surprised us with a visit. He has been deployed to Iraq since January. I knew he would be home sometime in November but didn't expect to see him until somet... Read more
Saturday, October 13, 2018      2 comments

Today I realized my need for consistency in my life. I function so much on feelings and that is getting me nowhere in many areas of my life, including the lifestyle changes I desire and the creation of new GOOD habits. So, my word for, at l... Read more
Good start
Tuesday, October 09, 2018      7 comments

My first week back: lost 1.2 pounds. Not a big loss, but consistent small losses add up. That is my goal: being consistent in making new good habits and losing something each week. I like the quote: "Progress, not perfection." Sometimes our perf... Read more
Another new start
Saturday, October 06, 2018      4 comments

My last blog was over a year ago and I am now just about where I was then. It could be worse, I could have gained a bunch. Enough rationalizing, it's time to get on with it. I have several friends who are working to change bad eating habits into... Read more
Day By Day
Thursday, August 17, 2017      3 comments

This morning I took my measurements and filled out the tracker. Oh, how I look forward to seeing those inches on that tracker decreasing very soon! I am checking out some of my old Sparkfriends and the teams I am on. Day by day I hope to cruise ... Read more
It's great to be back!
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      7 comments

Gosh, it feels good to be back. I am going to purpose to use all the awesome tools offered by Sparkpeople and to really challenge myself to lose my unwanted pounds and become a healthier me. I hope to make some new friends along the way and poss... Read more

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