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My interesting encounter on the bus tonight...
Wednesday, August 02, 2017      5 comments

I worked until 6pm today, so I decided to take the bus home. I was standing in the spot just in front of the back doors of the bus (one of those long accordion ones). I was in my "zone", listening to my music, only one stop away from my d... Read more
Tired today
Wednesday, August 02, 2017      0 comments

Have the next two weeks to myself and Zeus. Perfect timing... feel like I have needed a break for a while now. Work has been stressful the last few weeks, but I can see light at the end of the tunnel. One more month before a new manager st... Read more
Photos from my walks...
Sunday, July 30, 2017      7 comments

How could I not take this picture? And Zeus seemed perfectly happy to pose for me. This is from the "designated graffiti wall' that's on the path we travel for our walks. ... Read more
Soggy weekend....
Monday, July 03, 2017      8 comments

Zeus and I had another great walk on Sunday. It was sunny, we started off in the direction we usually go in every morning. Instead of looping back, we continued our walk up the path, heading in the direction of our weekend walk that we would ta... Read more
Walking the pounds away
Friday, June 30, 2017      6 comments

My official weigh-in on Thursday, for the Biggest Loser Challenge stats, was 259.0. (That's 44 lbs gone since November) I am finally out of the 260s - by one pound -- which makes me happy. It also means that I am now back to where I was thr... Read more
Update - Week 3 Biggest Loser Challenge; In-between 5% Challenge...
Sunday, June 25, 2017      6 comments

Another good week for me. Down 1 lb. YAY! It took three weeks, but I am now where I was at when I went off track that last week of the Spring 5% Challenge. Happy that I will be starting the Summer 5% Challenge at 260 (still a week to go... Read more
Updates.. 5% Challenge, Biggest Loser Challenge, and this past week's successes and challenges...
Saturday, June 17, 2017      6 comments

Weigh-in day for the 5% in-between challenge, and I'm down 1.5 lbs from last Saturday. YAY! I was crowned "Queen" of Exercise in the Biggest Loser Challenge, on the Lovely Limes team. YAY! This was a pretty stressful week for me at t... Read more
Cake... for a colleague's surprise baby shower
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      8 comments

Two years ago, for a fundraiser, I donated a gift certificate for a cake. A colleague won the certificate with a bid or $65. I reminded her several ... Read more
Updates.. 5% Challenge, Biggest Loser Challenge, and where I'm at....
Sunday, June 11, 2017      7 comments

I'm happy to say that I"m back on track! The Spring 5% Challenge ended on June 3. I didn't meet my 5% goal, in fact, I ended the challenge only 1/2 a pound less than I started, 8 weeks earlier. I was doing so well, and then I wasn't. What... Read more
Day 54 - Spring 5% Challenge --- Ohhhh boy..... What have I done?!?!?
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      9 comments

On Sunday, I decided to give myself a "cheat' day -- after all, one day of not paying strict attention to my food choices wasn't going to be that bad. Sunday turned out to be a regular day, and I stayed within my food limits. Monday, I we... Read more
Day 43 - Progress - Spring 5% Challenge
Saturday, May 20, 2017      6 comments

Today we start on Week 7 of the Spring 5% Challenge. Official weigh in this morning gave me a 1/2 pound drop in weight. Happy with that. Two more weigh-ins, 14 more days to reach my 5% -- that's another 7.5 lbs to go. Can it be don... Read more
Day 36 - 5% Spring Challenge
Saturday, May 13, 2017      7 comments

Official weigh-in this morning: 260.5 -- that's a 1.5 lb drop. WOOHOOO!! That's 5 lbs down since week one, and leaves 8 lbs to go to meet my 5%. I know it is quite possible for me to drop that 8 lbs in three weeks, at 2.66 lbs per we... Read more
Progress
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      11 comments

I forgot to take a "before" photo of myself at my heaviest, back in November, when I decided to take control of my eating. I couldn't find any photos of myself that showed how big I had gotten. I didn't have any 'before' pictures of me at 303 l... Read more
Local flooding
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      6 comments

I am off work again today, due to flooding in the area. My immediate neighbourhood is not affected, however, just five minutes up the highway, there is a neighbourhood that is submersed in river water. Only two roads leading out of that pa... Read more
Day 29 - Spring 5% Challenge Update
Saturday, May 06, 2017      6 comments

This was a tough week for me. Realized yesterday why I was getting so many cravings and felt like I was starving all the time... a late, unscheduled and unexpected arrival of TOM. Peri-menopause is not fun. I had a cycle that had run like... Read more

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