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STRUGGLING RIGHT NOW
Monday, April 01, 2019      6 comments

For the last few weeks, I have been struggling in my journey. Up til now, I have maintained my "head set" that I am not in a race to lose weight and mostly want to just improve my health and well being. So, I have not lost a great deal in poun... Read more
FINAL FOLLOWUP RE MY COLONOSCOPY
Saturday, March 09, 2019      2 comments

In my last blog I reported to ya'll the results I received in the mail from my colonoscopy. I mentioned some concerns I had with the results so I decided to make an appointment with my doctor for a consultation to discuss them and here is what ... Read more
RESULTS OF RECENT COLONOSCOPY
Monday, March 04, 2019      4 comments

I am following up with the results from last week's colonoscopy. I had 3 polyps removed of which were "adenomatous polyps with advanced features (large in size, certain microscopic features)." They are benign but precancerous. I need to repe... Read more
COLONOSCOPY 2019
Monday, February 18, 2019      5 comments

Okay, here I am two years later from my last colonoscopy in Feb. 2017. Let me start by saying that I am proud of myself for doing a smart thing to avoid colon cancer. When its all over, there is such a feeling of relief and success for going t... Read more
FITNESS REPORT
Monday, February 11, 2019      4 comments

Here's the latest since my last blog about getting back to the gym. I have been going regularly and have worked out with the personal trainer for about 5 sessions. Its a good start. However, I had an unexpected financial need arise which forc... Read more
STARTED BACK AT THE GYM AGAIN
Monday, January 14, 2019      3 comments

Well, I made the decision to start back at the gym as of January 2019 and have been going regularly. I decided to hire a personal trainer, as well, (1 x per week) to help me work the right muscle groups correctly without re-injuring my left kne... Read more
NEW GOAL TO TACKLE FOR THE NEW YEAR 2019
Saturday, December 29, 2018      2 comments

I have been on this journey since September 2018 and have been able to maintain a 10 pound to 11 pound weight loss. More importantly, my blood numbers have improved and I have continued with using my home treadmill as my "go-to exercise." The ... Read more
THE HOLIDAYS ARE HARD!
Tuesday, December 11, 2018      3 comments

Well, here's the thing... for whatever reason, I came to my resolve to restart my healthier lifestyle in September of this year which is proving to be an extreme challenge. Why you may ask? Because the holidays were looming "on the doorstep." ... Read more
BLOOD WORK from NOV 2018 DR. APPT.
Friday, November 30, 2018      1 comments

I will be going to my primary care doctor every 3 months in an attempt to keep me on track with my weight loss/healthier lifestyle. I restarted this journey September 2018 and have managed to lose 10 pounds. I have to say, the pounds seem to b... Read more
My THANKSGIVING 2018
Friday, November 23, 2018      2 comments

I guess I will journal how I handled Thanksgiving this year. The good news is that I did implement some excellent new habits that I have learned since starting my journey in September 2018. I did drink all 8 cups of my water (which has been a ... Read more
SUCCESS
Monday, November 12, 2018      4 comments

I decided to make a serious effort to drink more water since I have been hearing so much about how it seriously does make a difference in weight loss. So, today I began the "More Water Challenge." I am so happy to celebrate my success at getti... Read more
Drinking Water All Day is a Problem For Me
Monday, November 05, 2018      4 comments

Why is it so hard for me to drink 8 cups of water a day? I have always struggled with this--not because I don't like the taste but because I HATE having to run to the bathroom all day long. It is particularly a pain when I am away from home be... Read more
ONE STEP AT A TIME!
Monday, October 29, 2018      3 comments

I thought I would give a small progress report since I restarted Spark on September 1, 2018. It is difficult for me to not look back at my previous progress on Spark. I lost almost 30 pounds before my knee injury in July 2017. Once I found th... Read more
HAVING TROUBLE EATING OUT
Sunday, October 14, 2018      2 comments

Yesterday I went to the movies with my adult son. One of my challenges in going to the movies is that my old habit was to always get a large butter popcorn. So, I tried to pre-plan to avoid being tempted and made sure I ate a nice healthy, prot... Read more
FEELING BLUE TODAY
Monday, October 08, 2018      4 comments

I am not having a good day today. I had a really horrifying argument with my husband this week which truthfully, is a large part of my problem. It is very difficult to focus on my weight issues because I feel so depressed. I had my first bing... Read more

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