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Patience and Peace
Thursday, December 10, 2015      3 comments

I have been very unsettled the past few weeks. I finally figured out what it was that was bugging me. I have really struggled to lose the little that I have, and went to a friends to visit. Her Dr put her on a diet to lose 40#'s, and she h... Read more
Mindful Eating
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      1 comments

I have been reviewing information from Overeaters Anonymous and other 12 step programs to understand Abstinence as used in a food oriented program. I am defining Abstinence as staying on my food program as defined by the Nutritional goals... Read more
Monday- Getting it back together- Piece by piece
Monday, December 07, 2015      0 comments

This posting may seem random and dis jointed, but it is my soul source for blogging on my weight loss journey and I wrote is to unload my mind in the non linear left handed manner that I think. It isn't pretty- so you may want to move on :) ... Read more
Overeating Questionnaire
Monday, December 07, 2015      2 comments

I started researching Overeaters Anonymous, and I can most of the questions with a yes. I do have a problem food. I don't want to start another program. I am relying on Spark to be my program for tracking, inspiration and accountability. I hav... Read more
Dec 3- Exercise
Thursday, December 03, 2015      2 comments

I am waiting to be schedule for some back injections due to some "old" issues of spinal stenosis and facet syndrome. The cardio classes have really kicked my rear end and I can't endure the resulting pain. So I backed off. In reality I gave u... Read more
Dec 1- The Beginning of the Last Month in the Year.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      8 comments

53 days smoke free. I can say I was really unsure of ever getting to this point. Like most I have quit 100 times and started 101. I continue to reset my goal- one day at a time. So for 53 days I have remained smoke free. I am 312 days away... Read more
Alternative to Nursing Homes
Saturday, November 28, 2015      5 comments

I subscribe to an RV newsletter called Gypsy RV. I will be grieving not being able to continue the full time life style for quite a while. This part of Nick's blog made my heart sing. "On a totally different subject, I got an e-mail yester... Read more
Happy Weight
Thursday, November 26, 2015      6 comments

My happy weight is when I can bend over and tie my shoes, clip my toenails, walk up stairs without pain or endurance. I can walk 5 miles without winding. My posture is erect, and when I look in the mirror, I don't see Mr. Dunlop. My blouses drap... Read more
Whew!
Tuesday, November 24, 2015      1 comments

Thanks to all for the support from Yesterdays blog. Today I feel better. I am still snotty and have decided I don't have enough energy to to an hour cardio class. Instead, I am popping in the Leslie Samsone CD and doing 15 minutes of walki... Read more
Ouch! Ooops!!
Monday, November 23, 2015      5 comments

Today I weighed in for the Fall into the Holidays Challenge- and GASP up almost 5 pounds. I have been thinking although I was slow I was at least making progress. I have maintained my NOPE program, not smoking. I am logging into Sparks Dail... Read more
GETTING IMPATIENT!
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      7 comments

Good Morning! Once again the Ping Pong Game is in process. Up 2 lbs, from the 2 lb loss a couple of days ago. So I go through the list- Did I stay within my daily nutritional guidelines- Yep Did I snack excessively- Yep Did I dri... Read more
Role Models and Success
Saturday, November 14, 2015      4 comments

Today, imagine that you live in a world where scales do not exist. How would you measure your success? How would you know if you were healthy and fit? I cannot visualize me at my goal weight. I have tried the computer models, and my first ... Read more
Computer time
Friday, November 13, 2015      1 comments

I borrowed this from another person's post! see ICANDOIT. It resonated with me. Wouldn't it be funny if we had to pedal, like a bike, to keep our computers running? Spark is a great thing, but computer time can eat into time spent on ... Read more
11/13/2015 - Silver Linings
Friday, November 13, 2015      1 comments

Today started out to be a dreadful day. I have a cold, and felt blah. I didn't wake up until 9:30. I had weighed this morning before the toast and once again had a slight gain! Hubby wasn't home, so I made some toast. I was going to have cream c... Read more
31 Smoke Free Days. I am getting there!
Monday, November 09, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday we went down to the pool in the afternoon. There were others there and I could smell the smoke in the air, it smelled terrible, and I thought " I am glad those days are over for me". Today I went over to a neighbors to help her cont... Read more

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