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Sugar Crash
Wednesday, September 14, 2016      5 comments

I have had the same problem for years - every time I say I am going to diet or change my eating or do anything that INDICATES that I'm going to try to lose weight - a very needy, jealous family member does something to sabotage my efforts. Ther... Read more
Gut Health Journey - Day 4
Wednesday, September 14, 2016      2 comments

I was suffering from autoimmune problems, could literally see the inflammation making me so miserable and was feeling almost as bad as the day I ended up in the ER due to digestive problems. I decided to try this gut health diet...to actually ... Read more
Gut Health
Sunday, September 11, 2016      3 comments

I have been reading a lot on gut health and healing effects of a healthy gut on autoimmune diseases. I am in the beginning stage of taking probiotics and changing my diet. I am hoping for good results but frustrated with the side effects of ... Read more
Simple Goals
Saturday, September 03, 2016      2 comments

I am doing good with goals and progress unrelated to weight loss. I'm trying not to "diet" and actually accomplish a lifestyle change. For now, I sim... Read more
Goal: Cross country travel with kids
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      1 comments

I am planning a cross country trip with my children next year. So, that gives me a year to get in shape for the trip. Having something that I can ima... Read more
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      2 comments

I hate summer. It is too hot to enjoy anything outdoors. I'm ready for fall already. It is just so incredibly miserable to be outside with the heat index over 100°. That's the deep south for ya. I'd like to vacation in the north for the summer.... Read more
The 25 pound bad year
Sunday, June 12, 2016      5 comments

May 17, 2015 was the day my dad broke his back in a car wreck. His income stopped, unplanned early retirement, etc. My son's and I live with him and my... Read more
June 2016...A new beginning
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      5 comments

I'm aware of how many times I have started over. I'm aware that I have failed many times before. I'm also aware that I have to do this again. I need to do this. I WANT to be a healthier person I WANT to lose weight I WANT to wear a size 14 I... Read more
Day 2 of Whole 30
Thursday, February 18, 2016      3 comments

I'm not missing bread as much as I thought I would! That's a good thing. I'm feeling really motivated right now and glad to be feeling better after being sick last week. I have a lot to do today so it shouldn't bother me to miss out on any food... Read more
Start of Whole 30
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      7 comments

I decided to do the Whole 30. So, today is day 1.... Read more
It doesn't matter
Sunday, January 31, 2016      5 comments

So, I come to my blog this morning...sitting here with my muffin, banana and Orange juice... And read a blog comment from yesterday about the sugar and... Read more
Adding some accountability
Saturday, January 30, 2016      4 comments

Knowing I finally did lose a couple of pounds and that I will be burning lots of calories today, I started the day off with Oatmeal and Orange Juice. ... Read more
Early Spring Cleaning
Saturday, January 30, 2016      4 comments

Since I have my Stepmom coming home from a 2 week stay in the hospital soon, I'm on a cleaning mission. She has had open heart surgery and has lung c... Read more
Worse news
Friday, January 29, 2016      6 comments

Well, we finally got her out of CCU and had 2 days of reduced stress. Only to learn the biopsy results and they are not good. My stress levels are now even higher. My stomach stays in knots. I haven't been eating much but still haven't lost any ... Read more

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