Today is a Green Light Day!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 2 comments
Today I start with a clean slate and one goal: To make it through a full day on my weight loss program. For years now, I created rules (excuses) that got in the way of my goals. One of those was that I could only get going on a diet if it w... Read more
My 2012 Goals - Not Resolutions!
Saturday, December 31, 2011 2 comments
It took me a long time to learn the difference (and importance) of setting Goals rather than Resolutions. To me, a Resolution meant that I started on January 1 and never slipped or failed in any way. So, within a few days, all of my Resolutions ... Read more
I'm Thrilled to be OVERWEIGHT!
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 9 comments
Ok, that looks strange when I see it in writing. But it's true. I'm talking Body Mass Index (BMI) here and when I hit my highest weight ever, at 5' 5" and 259 pounds I was considered Morbidly Obese. I started losing the weight, and at... Read more
Enjoying Success One Day and One Run at a Time
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 3 comments
Before you read this, you should know that it is being written by a woman on an endorphin high. I just came home from a 5-mile run and I feel fantastic. About a year ago, I weighed in at an all-time high of 259 pounds. At the time, I wa... Read more
Another Lesson Learned - The Hard Way!
Tuesday, August 03, 2010 3 comments
Even a woman of 56 years has lessons to learn in life. Here's my latest: I joined a gym exactly 5 1/2 months ago. Today, I met with my trainer, and got weighed and measured to see my progress. Well, the good news is that I have lost ... Read more
Good Intentions Don't Necessarily Produce Good Results
Thursday, December 17, 2009 1 comments
Today, I was looking through the Spark People reports and focused in on the weight tracker one. What I saw right there in black and white was quite an eye opener and something that I can no longer ignore. I learned that in the year and a half ... Read more
Finally: My Ah-Ha Moment!
Monday, November 30, 2009 3 comments
For years, I have told myself how hard it was to lose weight when I had so many other responsibilities that took up my time. I had young children, a husband, friends, a full-time job, etc. I always thought it would be so easy to lose weight an... Read more
I Lost Another Month!
Friday, March 06, 2009 2 comments
On February 4th I thought I was mentally ready to get back on my program and finally reach my goals. But today is March 6th and here I am giving it another try. I will never give up but I sure am tired of finding myself back at the Starting Li... Read more
Time To Get Going - Again!
Wednesday, February 04, 2009 2 comments
Today the sale of our house finally went through and the money is in the bank. What a long, long process that was. In fact, it was the most stressful thing I have ever gone through mostly due to this horrible economy. I had lost 32 pounds and... Read more
Detoured ~ But Still On The Journey
Monday, December 15, 2008 5 comments
I've decided to sit down and write a blog even though it's the last thing I have time for right now! I was doing so well on my journey to good health and had lost a total of 32 pounds. Then, a few weeks ago we sold our home after living he... Read more
All in All ~ A Pretty Good Week
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 4 comments
Today I am feeling much, much better. I have finally gotten rid of the cold I've had for two weeks. It is definitely cold and flu season in Northern California! I have been showing our house quite a bit lately, maybe the economy is actual... Read more
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