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Do you need a little extra motivation???? A little Support???
Sunday, March 01, 2020      5 comments

I know I do!!! Why is it so hard to stay motivated on this weight loss journey?? It shouldn't be hard, it is all laid out there in black and white. Exercise more and eat healthier. We know the rules. ... Read more
Holiday temptations and inner strength
Saturday, December 07, 2019      9 comments

Everyone have their guard up for those sneaky holiday calories. Well I thought I did! So I am all ready for work on Monday and have my iron clad resolution in place to not eat the goodies at work. My Egyptian co-worker brings baklava. I lo... Read more
My Goals and plans to reach them
Saturday, March 30, 2019      11 comments

Hmmm. Feel like I have done this a few times before. Okay more than a few times, but it does help. Goals- all very familiar -all intertwined 1. Lose weight 2. Be more active 3. Declutter 4. Me time 5. Eat healthier Plan 1... Read more
Wrong Direction
Saturday, June 30, 2018      12 comments

Okay I weighed in today for my 5% challenge and yes my weight has definitely gone the wrong direction. I am heading back toward the 200 mark! Ugh! Now I do know why and saw it happening and I let it continue. Stress at work, my mom, and my best ... Read more
Oh! I had Goals?
Wednesday, May 09, 2018      8 comments

Alright as usual I have lost sight of my goals again. After my mom was in hospital the end of January it took her awhile to get back her strength. Her confusion was worse. Still not back to her old"normal" if you can say that with dementia. It w... Read more
Month 1
Sunday, February 04, 2018      8 comments

Well I missed posting a few weeks. So I thought I will just summarize a month. I did do really well for the first 2 weeks but then.... the infamous but then. My mom got sick and ended up in the hospital. That consumed my time outside of the work... Read more
Week 1
Sunday, January 07, 2018      7 comments

How am I doing week 1 with my goals: 1. 5 fruits and veggies a day--Great!! 2. Healthy fluids--Great!! 3. Snacking/sweets-- Fair--turned a lot down--Can you imagine we had 4 doz donuts show up at work on the same day--ate only a h... Read more
My Plan for 2018
Monday, January 01, 2018      12 comments

My Plan for 2018 is a work in progress. It involves the usual -eat better, exercise more and declutter. I know it sounds familiar , but I said it was a work in progress and I do feel I have made progress over the last year. I didn't put lose wei... Read more
Saturday, November 04, 2017      6 comments

I realized that it is true. My emotions lead to my sinning (mindlessly eating), Last week was very emotional for me. Two big impacts and one little one. Little one--my friend turned 60 and it was a reminder I am next. 60 is just a number but I a... Read more
Thursday, November 02, 2017      7 comments

Forgive myself for I have sinned I have mindlessly eaten Halloween candy I have indulged in chips I have repeatedly grabbed into bread basket I have not routinely met my step goal I have eaten full pieces of cake I have realized w... Read more
Easy way to lose weight
Saturday, October 28, 2017      5 comments

I weighed myself this morning and I had lost 6 pounds since 2 days ago. Now I haven't had surgery or a stomach bug in the interim. So I scoot the scale to the left a little and now I have lost 4 pounds. Still seems odd. Do I move the scale again... Read more
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      4 comments

Do you know there are some good things about your fridge breaking down? Okay, I am trying to look on the bright side of things. Well it is much easier to clean. You have to take everything out anyway and put somewhere else. I have 1/3 in a co... Read more
Counting calories works??
Saturday, July 15, 2017      11 comments

Well I noticed now that I am back to measuring and counting calories for our challenge, I am losing weight. I thought for sure I had a handle on what I was eating. Pretty much the same thing for breakfast and lunch. Dinner I try to be reasonabl... Read more
Fell off the wagon again!
Saturday, April 22, 2017      8 comments

Yes no surprise I fell off the wagon again. Feeling a lot of stress - the usual worrying about my mom(dementia--trying to keep her in her house) and how the kids are doing with school and their lives. I know the kids are doing great. It's the r... Read more
Saturday, March 11, 2017      9 comments

Yes I am so frustrated right now. Cause of frustration--me. I had such a good mental attitude and it disappeared for a few weeks. Yes I ate healthy at meals but the in-between was not good. Well the kids were home--need to eat with them. Party a... Read more

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