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Doing It Over Again
Wednesday, September 26, 2018      4 comments

My Mother’s illness in February took a lot out of me, both physically and emotionally. I stopped exercising, tracking and eating properly. And of course I gained. I am an emotional eater. She passed away on August 9. And here it is Sept. 26 and ... Read more
On A Plateau
Sunday, February 04, 2018      5 comments

Sometimes I try everything to get off a Plateau and nothing works. Eat less. Eat more. Exercise less. Exercise more. Eat differently. Exercise differently. Eat more protein. Eat less carbs. Drink more water. Sleep More. Stress less. Nothing seem... Read more
Thursday, December 21, 2017      5 comments

I lost another pound but that was 10 days ago. I weigh 198 now and I haven’t weighed this little in 36 years. I am enjoying the compliments but I’m also a little frightened. I don’t know if I can lose any more. I have been on a Plateau for the l... Read more
Entering Onderland
Saturday, December 02, 2017      5 comments

Instead of Alice in Wonderland, it's me in Onderland. I haven't been this weight in 37 years. I've been working so hard. can it really be true? I might have to step on that scale a few times today to make sure it's real. I am super happy. But I ... Read more
What a Difference A Month Makes
Saturday, November 25, 2017      5 comments

I changed my exercise routine last month an started walking more around our community path which is a little over 2 miles long. I am not a fast walker by any means because of arthritis in my knees and ankles but I can make it now in just a littl... Read more
Changing my Exercise Routine
Sunday, October 29, 2017      5 comments

I have been losing weight very slowly but changing my exercise routine has helped me shed 2 more pounds this week. The weather in Florida has changed so that there are more days that are sunny with temperatures in the 80’s. So I’ve headed to the... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 10 Years Ago And Today
Thursday, October 12, 2017      30 comments

On the left is what I looked like in 2007 when I weighed 107 pounds more then I did on the right. The photo on the right was taken on Sunday Oct ... Read more
One Third of the way There
Sunday, September 17, 2017      5 comments

I lost another 2 pounds over the last 2 weeks. Only 10 more to go! My progress is slower then I would like but my body will only give up so much at a time. My arthritis makes it hard to exercise but if the weather would get into the high eightie... Read more
Handling Stress
Thursday, September 14, 2017      3 comments

I am proud of myself. I've been under a lot of stress and I've been handling it without eating myself to death. OK I did eat a few to many cookies when Hurricane Irma was barreling through and the winds were blowing and there was a tornado alert... Read more
I'm Up Early Today
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      3 comments

I had my first PT session yesterday in order to improve my gait balance and strengthen my core. But yesterday was more of an evaluation. I am in so much pain this morning just from that. So I just slathered myself with an anti inflammatory cream... Read more
How Did I Get This Way?
Sunday, August 27, 2017      3 comments

When I was a child my mother made me eat. Eat it or wear it. My mother used to dump food over my head when I wouldn't eat or punish me in some other way. She took it as a personal insult that I didn't want to eat what she cooked for me. So I lea... Read more
We are What we Eat
Saturday, August 26, 2017      5 comments

I really have to think what is going to give me the most nutritional value for my calorie "buck". Cookie or Apple? Candy or Prunes? Pasta or Carrots? It really doesn't work if you just view dieting in terms of counting calories and burning them ... Read more
A Happy Day
Thursday, August 24, 2017      5 comments

Yesterday, I bought a new dress for a wedding that is coming up in 6 weeks. I didn't have to go to a tentmaker. LOL I mean dressmaker. I found the perfect dress, a sheath, to show off my new figure in a size I haven't worn since 1995 in a depart... Read more
Need A Me Day
Tuesday, August 22, 2017      1 comments

Today was devoted to Mom. I am exhausted. Tomorrow is a me day. I am going to try on a new dress I ordered for a wedding in 7 weeks. Well actually I ordered 2 dresses because I have no real idea what size I really am. I'm dragging my hubby with ... Read more
Every Journey Starts With the First Step
Sunday, August 20, 2017      5 comments

I did Lose a pound this week so I am extremely happy!... Read more

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