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Love Your Body
Thursday, April 26, 2018      2 comments

Some time ago, I was looking at my body in the mirror and and as usual, I didn't like what I saw. I had only myself to blame because I made it that way. I fed it junk. I didn't give it enough water. I force fed it. I didn't exercise it.... Read more
No Thank You
Monday, April 23, 2018      3 comments

I managed to lose weight by making very small changes on a consistent basis over a long period of time. Doing it that way has allowed me to enjoy my food and never feel hungry or deprived. It is just now showing on my face and I have been recei... Read more
Slow is OK too.
Friday, March 11, 2016      1 comments

I've lost two pounds since my last blog. My plan was to be in the 170's for March. I keep resetting my goals because of my very slow weight loss. Self talk: I have been successful because no matter how slow, the weight is coming off... Read more
Weekly Goal set on January 23
Saturday, January 23, 2016      3 comments

My weekly goal is to reach 180 pounds for January 30. I did not reach my set goal for the last two weeks, but I still lost weight. I'll take any loss as opposed to any gain. I am headed in the right direction, however slowly. Origin... Read more
Weekly Goal set on January 9, 2016
Monday, January 11, 2016      1 comments

My weekly goal is to lose 2 pounds; to weigh 182 by January 16. I met my goal last week. I woke up one morning and decided I was cutting out sugar. I also cut back on bread and other starches. I make sure I eat protein becau... Read more
Weekly Goal and Self Talk
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      0 comments

My goal this week is to lose 2 pounds. I know I shouldn't weigh myself more often than once a week, but I was so proud of my effort since Saturday that I weighed myself this morning and I have lost 1.2 pounds. Let me explain, I never... Read more
Small Changes
Wednesday, June 24, 2015      2 comments

The small changes I have been making have been resulting in lasting success. The weight loss amounts to only a few pounds a month. It is staying off. I would love to lose the weight faster but I know I would gain it right back pretty quickly.... Read more
Mindful Eating - June 3, 2015
Wednesday, June 03, 2015      2 comments

I lost three of the 5 pounds I gained. I'm trying something new. I will incorporate a new healthy habit each week. This week's goal is to experience mindful eating. I eat slowly and savor the flavors and textures. The longer the f... Read more
Bad week
Tuesday, May 26, 2015      1 comments

Last week was pretty bad. I lost all control and gained give pounds. I seem to be back on track as of yesterday. The hunger monster finally went away. I'm still walking every day though. Which is a good thing. Sunday I noticed I... Read more
Taking a Break
Monday, March 23, 2015      0 comments

One just gets tired of the constant monitoring associated with diabetes. Today I am taking a break from it. All I will do is take my medication. ... Read more
Turtle's Pace Works
Thursday, March 19, 2015      0 comments

I've been changing my habits very slowly. The weight is coming off very slowly as well and so far has stayed off. I have finally broken out of the 190's. 180's here I come! I don't mind going at a turtle's pace because it's working... Read more
My Goals
Friday, March 13, 2015      0 comments

Journal here daily. Follow a program. Take care of myself. Today's journal: I've lost a few pounds since January by making tiny manageable changes. It is no longer about the weight loss; it's about getting this diabetes under c... Read more