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A New Me!
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      8 comments

I know this is my second one today but I had some big news I just had to share with all of you. First let me tell you my background so you will understand why this is big news. I have COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease along with as... Read more
Will you take this pledge with me?
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      8 comments

I found this pledge while looking for new inspirational and motivational quotes. It is going to be my new pledge to myself and to you. i am going to hang this pledge on my dream board so I read it every day and I am going to post it on my refrig... Read more
Believing is Seeing
Monday, June 27, 2016      23 comments

You know I have always heard I would start feeling better if I lost some weight. I really never believed it until now. My health is not good and I will never be 100% again. I have COPD which is not curable among a host of other medical issues. ... Read more
I am on fire!
Saturday, June 25, 2016      8 comments

I am so on fire! I just joined my first summer challenge and I can't wait to see what is next. On top of that I lost 3 pounds this week. My daughter is getting married on thursday and we went clothes shopping yesterday and today. i got to buy a ... Read more
My guilty pleasure
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      5 comments

I have been trying to follow my diet plan to the letter. But I found out that necessarily is not a good thing. My guilty pleasure is vanilla ice cream. I was eating vanilla ice cream year round. However when I started this new way of eating I ga... Read more
Eating on the go
Saturday, June 18, 2016      2 comments

Yesterday was not a good day for me. Not only did my MRI get rescheduled because their machine broke down 15 minutes before my appointment but I also spent about 6 hours all total driving and about 2 hours grocery shopping. Needless to say I did... Read more
Physical versus Emotional Eating
Thursday, June 16, 2016      4 comments

Do you know the difference between physical hunger and emotional hunger? I didn't until I began studying about eating habits and journaling what I eat and when I eat it. Am I really hungry or am I bundle of nerves and just calming myself? Emotio... Read more
Yikes! What did I get myself into?
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      6 comments

Just what exactly did I get myself into? It is like when you know your best friend is moving away in a few days. It all seems so surreal and then the day comes and it is time for her to leave. You break out into a cold sweat. You panic! What wil... Read more
Believe in yourself!
Monday, June 13, 2016      4 comments

I am such a perfectionist at times. I want everything a certain way and when it is not, I tend to get very depressed and feel almost worthless. Take this week for example. I have had bronchitis all week and have been struggling to breathe as I a... Read more
Wonderful stepping stones!
Friday, June 10, 2016      8 comments

I have reached another of my goals that I thought was months down the road. Today I put my mother's ring on for the first time in over 17 years and it fit!! I was just hoping I had made some progress towards getting it on but I did not trust in ... Read more
I'm so excited!!
Thursday, June 09, 2016      7 comments

I'm so excited that I just can't hide it. I'm losing weight and I know I like it! I know I know I changed the lyrics a bit to an oldie but goodie. The thing is it describes the way I feel right now at this very moment. I cheated yeste... Read more
Overcoming Life's Obstacles
Monday, June 06, 2016      4 comments

Life is full of so many obstacles. I was reminded of just this last week. I had a two day stay in the hospital. First, this meant I was at the mercy of the hospital food and second, no exercise. Now I know that hospital food is supposed to be go... Read more
Getting my mojo back
Saturday, June 04, 2016      3 comments

I have lost my mojo so to speak. After a 2 day stay in the hospital this week and doctor's orders when I came home not to exercise for a couple of days and no dieting, i have been having a tough time getting motivated today. So I decided to look... Read more
Starting over
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      4 comments

Wow! No more streaks for me. I have to start all over again. I was not able to get on sparkpeople yesterday so no points and no continued streaks. However it was not that I was just too busy. Well in a way I sort of was. I went to my Doctor's ap... Read more
Projects to aid in my quest for a healthier Me
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      5 comments

If you are like me then you are always trying to find ways to better help you in your weight loss. One of the things I have discovered is that I need visual stimulation to achieve my goals in life. They say that "Seeing is Believing". This is so... Read more

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