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My jeans are a little loose!
Friday, November 29, 2019      6 comments

One of the reasons I wanted to lose weight was to fit into my jeans that I was unable to wear last winter. They are actually a little bit loose right now! ... Read more
Views from hike from Covenant College to Sunset Rock on Bluff Trail - Sunday
Wednesday, November 27, 2019      3 comments

I could not have done this in the spring!!!! And I had no stress in my knees!!!!! Wonderful time!!! ... Read more
Views from our hike on Lookout Mountain today
Saturday, November 23, 2019      6 comments

Wet leaves and rocks made this challenging. I'm convinced I'm ready to do my goal of hiking up Lookout Mountain; however, I want to wait until the trails are cleared of the leaves. I could not have done this in the spring. I was not strugglin... Read more
My Reward for 25 pounds lost
Thursday, November 21, 2019      8 comments

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Vision Board for reasons I want to lose weight
Wednesday, November 20, 2019      4 comments

A visual respresentation of more energy, better balance, better A1C, better cholesterol, have clothes that fit better, be able to hike, to hike up Lookout Mountain, to be prepared to hike in Cornwall, to enjoy snorkelling, to be able to swim wit... Read more
How I feel when a friend asks me to go out to eat at a restaurant
Friday, November 15, 2019      7 comments

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How "This time IS different!"
Wednesday, November 13, 2019      6 comments

I've had a weight problem since 4th grade. In high school, I gained 17 pounds that has never left my body for very long. So, throughout my college and young adult years, I was about 10 pounds overweight. If I lost it, I had serious cravings a... Read more
NSV - Vacation Plans!
Tuesday, November 12, 2019      10 comments

I've scheduled two upcoming trips that I would not have consented to at my highest weight. I've lost 24 pounds, and I feel confident that I'm in good enough shape to enjoy these trips. 1 - We plan to go to Palm Beach, FL in December to do ... Read more
Week #5 Badges from Shooting Stars Team -5% Fall Challenge
Monday, November 11, 2019      3 comments

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My Thoughts on Junk Food
Saturday, November 09, 2019      3 comments

I absolutely love lots of food that is not good for me, junk food. And if you've read my previous blog, I allow myself a small dark chocolate bar every day with 150 calories, 7 g of sugar. Since being in this weight loss journey since Ma... Read more
The Dot Calendar - October
Monday, November 04, 2019      7 comments

This is a picture of my Dot Calendar, idea from Linda Spangle, author of 100 Days of Weight Loss. I weigh every morning and write the weight down i... Read more
Week #2 Badges from Shooting Stars 5% Fall Challenge
Sunday, October 20, 2019      4 comments

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What I'm doing now and thoughts on Weight Loss
Friday, October 18, 2019      8 comments

My mantra has been, "Slow and Steady wins the race." Here's why I believe it. Losing too quickly does not give the body time to adjust to the change and begs for the pounds to come back. (My theory for me. May not be true for others.) I've ... Read more
Week #1 Badges from 5% Challenge Shooting Stars
Monday, October 14, 2019      4 comments

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Week #1 of 8 of the 5% Challenge in the books!
Saturday, October 12, 2019      7 comments

This helped me to be consistent with my eating plan this week. I've been on and off eating plan since I started. This week, I was totally on. Exercise, not so much. I let me team down on this. Overall, lost 2.2 pounds! I'm elated!... Read more

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