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Drinking half your weight in water
Tuesday, February 05, 2019      3 comments

I joined a biggest loser competition at work today. I weighed in at 297 pounds, 3 pounds under my highest weight ever! We were encouraged to drink half our weight in water every day. That is 149 ounces of water a day! I am a big water drinker, b... Read more
Sugar Cravings Day 4
Tuesday, November 13, 2018      1 comments

I am noticing a pattern of late night cravings for sugar. I decided that I am going to have 1 piece of dark chocolate in the evening if I crave sugar. I don't want a bunch of chocolate in my house. So my daughter went to the dollar store a... Read more
Sugar Cravings Day 3!
Monday, November 12, 2018      2 comments

So I am journaling my sugar cravings... Yesterday I tried to eat whole foods, no added sauces, just seasonings. At Breakfast I had an apple and coffee (I'm never hungry at breakfast) No sugar cravings. At lunch I ate leftover veggi... Read more
Sugar Cravings Journaling Day 2
Sunday, November 11, 2018      3 comments

So, I journaled when I crave sugar. It went like this... Day 1 Morning drink coffee, eat a yogurt, busy doing Morning chores, went shopping, went to the Library ~ NO Cravings of Sugar Early afternoon 1:30 PM make and eat stir fry with a... Read more
Sugar cravings
Saturday, November 10, 2018      2 comments

I Joined the 21 day tame your sweet tooth challenge. As part of it I am supposed to keep a journal about when I crave sweets. As it turns out I crave them A lot! I knew that, I actually love candy. I did find that I crave them more in the aftern... Read more
Portion Distortion
Wednesday, July 26, 2017      9 comments

I once read, "You can't outrun your spoon." For me this is so true. I can do all kinds of cardio because I LOVE TO RIDE MY BIKE, but it is my measuring and tracking my food that gets me to lose weight. I just cook healthy meals for my whole fami... Read more
Biking in Northern Minnesota
Monday, March 07, 2016      6 comments

I love to bike. Ever since I was 8 years old and I received a big old bike for my birthday I have loved it. I lived in Northern Michigan then. That bike ... Read more
Trying A New Way of Thinking
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      15 comments

I read a little Meme today. It said Apparently you have to eat healthy more than once to get into shape. This is cruel and Unfair. It made me laugh, then it made me think. It made me think about why we believe that eating ... Read more
Why do we lose motivation?
Monday, January 11, 2016      12 comments

I lost a week of my motivation last week. I had just finished a challenge for a team and the one at work. I got second place for the one at work and won $116! But then it seemed like I thought I deserved a break from all this dieting. I ate pizz... Read more
Party Food=Crack
Friday, December 11, 2015      7 comments

Last night I was craving chips/cheese/salsa and chocolate. I think it was because I ate party food the day before. Funny how a little junk makes you want it more. I think it is like the tobacco companies adding extra nicotine into cigarettes to ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I was asked how I have lost 30 pounds in 2 months
Saturday, December 05, 2015      28 comments

I was recently asked what I have done to lose 30 pounds in 2 months! This was my reply. emoticon ... Read more
Staying Motivated after what seems like a failure
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      15 comments

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Making it work
Friday, November 13, 2015      3 comments

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Tired of being FAT
Sunday, October 04, 2015      3 comments

emoticon So here it is, my first Blog entry. I am on this journey hoping to get fit and healthy and to also LOSE ... Read more