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I would like to find a walking partner, here where I live.
Monday, July 04, 2011      1 comments

I don't feel comfortable walking alone. I would like someone to walk with me, in the morning before it gets hot out.... Read more
Back in the Saddle Again!
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      2 comments

I haven't written a blog since March! Yikes! I was out of town a few weeks visiting a friend. I wasn't following a meal plan. But I didn't gain any weight. My Mom has been in the hospital a couple times, she had a knee replaced. She is doing bet... Read more
Warm and then Cool.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      3 comments

It had been warming up but it was wet and colder the last couple of days so I haven't been walking outside. I have been doing indoor stuff. The dogs don't like it cold or wet either. Also dealing with a little bit of drama from a friend. I haven... Read more
Oh Joy! I'm a Sam's Club Person now!
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      6 comments

I am on a tight budget. I went out to eat a couple extra times this month (birthdays) so I didn't have the money cushion. I was comparing prices and looking at sale flyers. But I didn't know how I was going to eat fresh and unprocessed food. I s... Read more
Official Monthly Weigh In.
Saturday, March 05, 2011      4 comments

Well I had extra sodium this week, because we ate out a lot. I haven't done that in a while. I am retaining fluid. But I weighed anyway. I only lost .8 pounds this week, making the monthly total 15.2 pounds. I hit my first goal of 10 and my s... Read more
Blood Pressure
Thursday, March 03, 2011      5 comments

My blood pressure is always a little high. 140 over 90. We did a lot of walking today. My Mom always gets concerned because of my size that I could have a stroke or heart attack. Although its good that I am exercising, she worries about me. So a... Read more
Birthday Celebration Walk 3/1/2011
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      3 comments

Mom and I went to Ruby Tuesday to celebrate my belated birthday and her upcoming birthday. Usually for my birthday, I go even more crazy that usual and eat until I burst and pile on the calories. I prepared for this day by working out and eating... Read more
Walked the dogs today!
Monday, February 28, 2011      2 comments

We went to Hardee's today while we had the dogs in the car. Then we drove down to the river and I walked Ladybug there for 10 minutes. I stopped twice but not enough that my heart rate went down at all. Then we walked the dogs over across the st... Read more
Another 4 pounds lost this week!
Sunday, February 27, 2011      6 comments

I just weighed again outside on the flat cement. I have to weigh there because everywhere else in the house has carpet. I had a goal of 10 pounds this month. Then I changed the goal to 15 pounds. I still have one week to go and I have lost a lit... Read more
I can weigh on my scale at home!!!!!
Monday, February 21, 2011      11 comments

I have been trying since Jan. to weigh on my scale. I finally had to go to the hospital to weigh Feb 5. TODAY I was able to weigh on my at home scale! I was 548, the weight limit is 550. I still have 12 days to go until my official monthly weigh... Read more
Something new
Sunday, February 20, 2011      2 comments

I noticed something on my trip to the grocery store today. I was just going in to get some bananas, but my Mom wanted me to get some things for her too while SHE stayed in the car. Usually when I go any place, the first thing I do is make a ment... Read more
Walking
Saturday, February 19, 2011      1 comments

The other day, I walked Ladybug for 1/3 of a mile in one setting with my Mom down by the river, where there wasn't any people! I had to stop a few times and I was out of breath. But I did it. It took me 13 minutes. I walked as fast as I could. S... Read more
Getting easier!
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      3 comments

We didn't have internet yesterday, so we went to the store. Rather, I went into the store and my Mom sat in the car. The exact opposite of the usual routine. I walked in there for 30 minutes and got a weeks worth of groceries. A lot of greens f... Read more
Biscuits and Sausage Gravy
Sunday, February 13, 2011      8 comments

Mom made a huge skillet of sausage and gravy. I knew she was going to make it yesterday. She says its for the kids, but really she has a thing for sausage. Like I have for pizza. Its VERY tempting. I wanted something easy and it was RIGHT THERE.... Read more
Got my Step pedometer today!
Saturday, February 12, 2011      4 comments

I bought two step pedometers, one for me and one for my Mom. I was going to start off at 1000 steps a day. But In three hours I have almost done that. So I am going to try for 2000 steps which should be able a mile, depending on my stride. Right... Read more

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