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I chose!
Thursday, August 30, 2018      2 comments

Yesterday I learned that I really am enjoying success. I had just done some shopping and really liked the items that I had chosen. I was accustomed to buying whatever the store had that would cover my fat self. I realized that I had actually ch... Read more
I've decided to get younger
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      3 comments

I'm getting tired of medical tests. I'm getting tired of getting older. The only way to get younger is to either go nuts and think I'm younger, or to loose this weight and let my body think IT is younger. Neither will be a fun but the seco... Read more
Too (fill in the blank) not to exercise
Sunday, August 25, 2013      1 comments

There is an old poem about being so busy that the person forgot to pray. Things went so poorly that the writer realizes that being so busy means they cannot afford to NOT pray. I've always found that poem inspirational. Today I've realized t... Read more
3 times round that mtn
Sunday, August 18, 2013      2 comments

I made it three laps!!! That is the second time I made it up those hills 3 times. Even if the steroids (for my lungs) don't let me loose the weight, I'm getting my heart and other muscles more in shape.... Read more
King of the Hill
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      1 comments

Lungs are feeling better. Today I was able to conquer the steep hills on our street twice. (We live on a mtn.) That matches my best from before I got sick. I will aim for 3 times by next week.... Read more
Roid Rage Defined
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      4 comments

Roid Rage - The crying from chemical imbalance due to medicine, combined with the sheer frustration of exercising and dieting without positive results... Read more
Long road back
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      1 comments

This will be a long road back, but I'm on the path once more. The kitchen is cleared of my worst triggers and so far today, so good. I know from the past that I can do it, so I WILL get there.... Read more
My First 5K, Whoo Hooo!
Monday, December 27, 2010      5 comments

Last weekend I ran my first 5K. I hadn't even planned it. The plan was for me to take pics of my son as he started and finished the race and to watch his little girl while we waited for him to come in. When I told him that I planned to be in ... Read more
Getting healthy
Friday, October 08, 2010      2 comments

Walking, walking, walking is how I'll get there. I've been working hard and today I had a stranger give me a positive comment. It felt really good.... Read more
Today was hard
Thursday, October 07, 2010      4 comments

Today it was really difficult to get started on my exercise. The quick start on my weight loss is slowing, and I just didn't feel up to getting on the treadmill today. But I pushed through, I actually made one minute further than I've done in... Read more
This will be the year!
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      3 comments

I just had a birthday. I decided that this will be the year in which I accomplish my health and weight goals. I need frequent successes in order to reach my big weight goal. My little successes: I even skipped cake on my birthday. ... Read more
I feel good!
Monday, October 04, 2010      3 comments

I feel good! Do, do, do, do, do, do,do! Yeah, the song says do and that's what I need to accomplish this goal -- do, do, do, do -- do treadmill, do food plan, do motivational things, do keep the momentum! Today I weigh less than I h... Read more
At this moment
Friday, October 01, 2010      1 comments

Today I am one year older... and I am one step closer to getting healthy. I have determined that this year I shall commit to regaining my health. I have the knowledge of what I need to do to accomplish this. I have the resources I need. ... Read more
Dieter's Daily Devotional #1
Monday, April 19, 2010      4 comments

While Proverbs 31 is not primarily about diet, or even specifically health, the attitudes and actions of the Virtuous Woman are so very appropriate in keeping my steps well ordered to accomplish any goal. Proverbs 31:10-31 (KJV) Who can find ... Read more
honest with myself
Thursday, February 04, 2010      7 comments

The biggest obstacle I face is myself. Typically, when I go off plan in a big way, I give up trying to log it here, or even in my own notebook because I don't know the caloric info of a restaurant meal. That makes my logging incomplete. Soon ... Read more

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