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Still loosing but not weighing
Thursday, November 03, 2011      5 comments

Missing all my friends and wondering how many are still here. I've discovered if I stay off the computer, I do much better with not overeating. I'm not weighing either, but have gone down a few sizes. Lately I've had trouble with not eating e... Read more
To busy to track food
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      12 comments

Always a mistake. I haven't been able to find enough time to get online and have been pretending that I would remember ever morsel. Driving kids to doctors appointments and to the library, out of the house lessons and emergency clothes shoppin... Read more
About the popcorn yearning for me
Friday, April 01, 2011      12 comments

from the comfort of a puddle of butter left in the bowl that was used for melting. How did the single popcorn come to be in that bowl, right at my fingertips? Today was the first day in weeks that I've allowed the children to eat food in my p... Read more
positives of initial weight loss
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      11 comments

Admittedly, I have lost 20 pounds many times over. I think that makes me an expert on the immediate improvement one feels. Have you seen the same thing in your life? Here's my list- After losing the first 5 pounds -less water retention... Read more
“There are only 2 choices; make progress or make excuses.”
Sunday, March 27, 2011      12 comments

Found this quote online and the truth of it just jumped out at me. Last week I got back to cleaning house with a vigor and the progress I made felt wonderful. I felt wonderful. I guess we all claim our victories as being from self, but failu... Read more
What happens when you wait to long to lose weight
Monday, February 07, 2011      13 comments

and get healthy--how many times did people tell me in person that if I didn't take the weight off I would have a heart attack or if I didn't eat better I would make myself so sick that I would struggle more than I knew to get healthy. So very m... Read more
Thanks for being my friend when I wasn't a good friend in return
Friday, December 03, 2010      17 comments

The notes and encouragement have meant a good deal to me. I was touched to see that people cared enough to stay in touch even when I was away for a few weeks. Love you guys! I don't have a shred of motivation, but I'm going through the mo... Read more
Day 1-100oz water/day and 30 minutes of exercise
Monday, October 25, 2010      10 comments

I mastered the urges and decided to start another streak. Send up a prayer for me :)... Read more
So, I tried on the bathtub today
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      19 comments

and it fit. It's an old molded unit and is not as wide as newer models. Really, I'm not just making this up. Really. It is smaller. Really. This past year when I tried to climb out, a vacuum was created trapping me in until the water went... Read more
Finally under control on day 6 of resist the urge streak
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      11 comments

emoticon an average day but exceptional because I kept trying to strengthen that habit of resisting the urge long e... Read more
Out all day, it was a bust. ss day 3
Monday, October 04, 2010      7 comments

emoticon I love reading what people have to say, but know you all visit other friends too so there is no need to re... Read more
Gave in at 4pm - Urge Spark Streak day 2
Sunday, October 03, 2010      15 comments

I did fabulously well until around 4pm when my teen dd brought chocolate chip cookies out of the oven. Mistake #1 I was hungry and should have had a healthy between meal snack. Mistake #2 should have told dd not to make cookies and not ... Read more
Resisting the urge - Spark Streak 1
Saturday, October 02, 2010      6 comments

I'm finding myself back at square one, down 20 pounds over all, but with no real progress in many months. I find I don't even make the effort to resist the urge to eat whatever I want, so I will start at that point. My plan: Recognize an... Read more
Had the weirdest dream last night
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      9 comments

I was naked in front of a mirror at my current weight and then the fat retracted until I only had a little fat on my hips and stomach. Very weird, like watching a time lapse video. Sad to say, it didn't inspire me to greater effort today. A... Read more
Hanging in there
Friday, September 17, 2010      12 comments

I haven't weighed myself in a few weeks, but my clothes are the same, so I suspect I've just stayed the same. I'm drinking more water, not eating in the evening and exercise 20 minutes a day, but no great shakes going on here. I've found ... Read more

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