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Friday, December 18, 2015      4 comments

So I've been on a plateau for 2 weeks now and the holidays are upon us. How can I even compete with that? I've been doing really well but I am certain I will be indulging a bit over the next week or so. I guess I'm just going to have to do my be... Read more
It's all becoming clear to me...
Friday, November 13, 2015      4 comments

Over the years I have tried MANY different diets and "lifestyles". Low calorie, low fat, low carb, intense exercise, cardio, strength training, fasting, etc...I have experienced success and I have experienced failure. None of these things on the... Read more
Intermittent Fasting
Friday, July 24, 2015      6 comments

So I've been slightly discouraged lately...ok, for the last 6 months or so...on my progress. I started on a LCHF lifestyle last June and did very well the first 6 months....then it stopped. I started gaining weight and have been struggling withi... Read more
Changed my User Name
Monday, June 15, 2015      3 comments

To all of my SP friends: I have changed my user name from 1STEELERLADY to JINKSGIRL4LIFE. I needed a change ... Read more
Vacation is a motivator!
Thursday, March 12, 2015      4 comments

So my 10th wedding anniversary is September 24th. We have booked a trip to the Dominican Republic for 8 days at an all inclusive resort. I'm pretty pumped. I'm already making my list and planning my wardrobe! Lol...but I can't REALLY plan it yet... Read more
Validating LCHF diet
Thursday, January 29, 2015      3 comments

I have been eating a low carb high fat diet since June 2014. I am VERY happy to report that my triglycerides have come down to 97 from 200! Cholesterol good, blood pressure good, glucose good! And I'm down 30 lbs. My doctor said "keep eating the... Read more
Vacation time again (Focus Jean!)
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      7 comments

So, off on another camping trip tomorrow for a long holiday weekend. This one will be longer and will involve some "adult" fun (drinking!!). I have spent the last few days putting together our menu and cooking things for me that will replace the... Read more
My health & my nephews first camping trip!
Thursday, June 19, 2014      4 comments

First of all, thanks to everyone for all of the supportive comments, messages, and virtual hugs. I really appreciate all of it. My family is ok today. That is the most I can say each day...they are all ok today. Good. Second of all, as much... Read more
Through all the drama...
Monday, June 09, 2014      12 comments

Through all the personal drama and emotional pain and stress I'm going through right now with my son and my mom, I'm still making sure to take care of myself. My mom is not doing well and I'm very worried. But she is making her own choices. I c... Read more
Finding Self-Worth & Energy
Thursday, June 05, 2014      7 comments

As some of you already know, my son is an addict. He has been for about 8 years now. I didn't find out until about 5 years ago and it shook me to the core. We went through all of the emotions and actions that most parents and families do when th... Read more
Great quote!!
Monday, June 02, 2014      3 comments

Someone posted this on our GCC (Global Corporate Challenge) community blog: "Motivation is what gets you started- Habit is what keeps you going. " Love it ... Read more
Friday, May 30, 2014      7 comments

Sooooo after all of my vacation anxiety, I still lost 1 lb this week!!! emoticon I did indulge a bit on vaca... Read more
Vacation anxiety
Thursday, May 22, 2014      6 comments

Ok, so since I had one not-so-great day last weekend (my niece's bridal shower I ate too much), I am really nervous about going away this weekend. Last Friday I was 273. After my nieces shower Saturday I shot back up to 278! How does that happen... Read more
Six weeks is the magic number?
Friday, May 16, 2014      8 comments

I began another journey of a healthy lifestyle the first week of April and I've read that it takes a good 6 weeks before you really start to notice a difference, and even then the difference is not extremely noticeable to others. It is subtle. H... Read more
Keep moving...Stay motivated...it's the only way.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014      11 comments

Seriously, if you sit back and wait for a miracle you will be sadly and constantly disappointed. The only way to better health, lower weight, stronger muscles, better stamina and endurance, clearer glowing skin, a positive attitude and more conf... Read more

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