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Sarah: READ ME before quitting
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      29 comments

I have read a couple of upsetting blogs this morning, where the blogger was basically expressing the failure I fear. Right now, I am losing weight and committed. I am doing well, not really struggling with the process, and making progress. ... Read more
Walking Puppies
Thursday, September 29, 2016      13 comments

I have two lab/hound mix puppies (5 months, about 50 pounds, so pretty big dogs) that I walk twice daily: Colby and Jack. Tonight, one of these babies (Colby) found something to pick up on the walk. I am always telling him to "leave it", or "dro... Read more
How long 'till this sticks?
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      5 comments

I fell completely off the wagon last week. I was away at a conference, had two days off after that, and got a puppy dropped in my lap. I am still tired, and a little alarmed at how fragile my healthy habits seem to be... I am working to mak... Read more
The Scale Isn't My Friend
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      6 comments

I know we all have this problem. I have seen a lot of posts about the scales. I have basically burned May, going up and down, but not getting where I thought I would be. And like I always say, you know the traditional fate of the messenger... ... Read more
Saturday, May 28, 2016      6 comments

I am planning to do better today. I actually have a plan, and a list, and everything. I am not going to allow the day I have off to sabotage my success, and undermine the other work I have done. And since there are three days off in a row here, ... Read more
Slow Weight Loss
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      7 comments

I had wanted to lose 5 pounds this month. I thought this amount was a modest goal, very possible. I have been doing my best here, but it looks like I MAY lose three pounds. Probably more like 2.5 or so.... in the entire month. Maybe. Usually, at... Read more
Light Lunch
Sunday, March 20, 2016      4 comments

Yesterday, I did not like what I had for lunch. (Leftovers sometimes just don't reheat right.) So between lunch and dinner, I had to pretty much fight to stay out of the pantry. I ended up having peanut butter on a spoon to tide me over until di... Read more
Friday, March 18, 2016      8 comments

I used to run. I even did a 5K race or two. Once upon a time, I was able to manage my weight with running. But the abuse on my knees has taken its toll, and now, I can't run. It actually hurts. That might get better when I lose more weight, but ... Read more