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The 1st week back
Saturday, September 23, 2017      3 comments

So I have tracked everything this week, even the horrible bad stuff. It is no wonder I am in the shape I am in. I have however increased my water intake, one small step. I work from home now and it is a trade off. When I went to work I w... Read more
Good and not so good
Friday, May 15, 2015      0 comments

Nearly 4 months after my ‘life changing’ MD appointment I returned for a checkup on Wednesday. Going in I was very proud of my 20 pound weight loss, but this did not trump the higher cholesterol, triglyceride and blood pressures. Eating low ca... Read more
First 10%
Saturday, March 28, 2015      0 comments

Today was my goal to reach my first 10% loss (20 lbs). Unfortunately I did not quite meet it. : ( Instead I am happy with my 18 pound loss in 6 weeks! ... Read more
Always be prepared
Thursday, March 12, 2015      1 comments

Though I usually do very well at my Sunday batch cooking this week not so much. Monday was horribly foggy and a white knuckle drive to work. Already stressed I ran through the cafeteria line for breakfast without even thinking of the choice I ... Read more
Slow and steady
Saturday, March 07, 2015      2 comments

This new journey to wellness started 1/18/15, so a little over 6 weeks ago. Even though I am not great with my water and have not started exercising I have lost a total of 13.4 pounds! I am 6.6 pounds from my first goal and feeling strong! ... Read more
Nearing the end of week 4
Monday, February 16, 2015      1 comments

I started my current journey on 1/18/15 so my 4 week evaluation will be tomorrow. I did not measure at the beginning so I will do this tomorrow. I really hope to have lost half of my 1st 10%. Eating healthy is going well with a few except... Read more
Week 3
Sunday, February 08, 2015      1 comments

Week 3 is done and I am down 6.2 pounds. It may not seem like a lot, but for me it is huge! Many days I have wanted a bacon cheeseburger or a pizza and have remained strong. I of course argue with myself about this, but in the end the 'want ... Read more
Week 2
Saturday, January 31, 2015      2 comments

2 weeks down and I have lost 5.4 pounds and my blood sugars are much improved/nearing normal. Granted I am on a medication for my diabetes, but this improvement is all "sparked" by my lifestyle/eating changes. I had planned on treating myself... Read more
1 week
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      1 comments

Yay me! I have tracked my food good or bad for a full week. Not drinking nearly enough water but I will be working on that. Down 3.4 pounds since last Monday and the belly fat is "softer". Need to measure so I can track inches also. Jo... Read more
Still here
Monday, November 10, 2014      0 comments

Still here and have actually started cooking again! My body needs home cooked and non-processed foods to function. I am exploring glycemic index/load way of eating. Has anyone done this and how has it worked? From what I have read so far it ... Read more
Plodding along
Sunday, November 02, 2014      0 comments

I have been back for a while now and only missed one day of food tracking. Although the scale says I have not lost the usually firm abdomen says I am improving. The week before last I was really cutting my carbs. When I went to step up on to... Read more
Merry Christmas!
Wednesday, December 25, 2013      2 comments

Wishing you and yours a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!! emoticon... Read more
OH MY!!!
Tuesday, December 17, 2013      1 comments

Sunday I had like to eat carb wise because I knew I was going to have adult beverages at a concert... Ate like two chips with some meat and sour cream prior with beer. On the way home we stop to eat (still new to this) and had a bacon cheese b... Read more
Sunday, December 15, 2013      0 comments

Since my diabetes education class on Thursday I have been trying to wrap my head around the fact that I don't eat enough carbs...boy was I on the wrong track! ... Read more
Dreaded November
Saturday, November 30, 2013      2 comments

emoticon Missing my son Aaron who was killed in the war 10 years ago yesterday. Today is a bowling tournament ... Read more

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