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now I'm 44

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      5 comments

I have reached my 44th birthday with no weight lost. I have given up on weight loss, but I know I shouldn't. It's hard to reach out for help, I hate to burden others. I need to keep plugging away at the task at hand which is exercise and healthy... Read more

getting back on track

Wednesday, May 23, 2012      0 comments

here I go AGAIN- needing to get back on track. Not quite sure why I don't stay on track! I am so uncomfortable in my body. This should motivate me, but it just makes me feel worse. I know what I need to do, but for some reason I'm not DOING IT.... Read more


Tuesday, June 07, 2011      0 comments

made the mistake of buying new ice cream treats called Magnum. I will say they were very good. Did you catch the word 'were'? They did not last long. I ate 2 yesterday and 2 today. I did manage to give 2 away. Thank God, I didn't need to eat... Read more

pizza and chocolate

Saturday, June 04, 2011      0 comments

I did it again! PIZZA & CHOCOLATE. Why do I do this to myself? I did well with exercising and eating well the rest of the day. Then I got tired and didn't remember my goal. AAAHHH!!!! I gotta get it together... Read more


Friday, June 03, 2011      0 comments

a year ago I turned 40 and wanted to reach my goal weight. well, 40 came and went and now I'm 41 and guess what? I never reached my goal, I didn't even come close. So now, 2 days after my birthday, here I sit determined again, to try again. Wi... Read more

pizza mistake

Saturday, July 24, 2010      0 comments

I made the mistake of eating half of a Red Barron cheese pizza. What the hell was I thinking??!! I did go for a second walk/jog tonight, so at least I burned off some of the extra calories... Read more

weight loss

Friday, July 16, 2010      0 comments

I actually had a weight loss this week. I am very happy about that. I need to keep the momentum going!... Read more

no walk today

Tuesday, July 13, 2010      0 comments

I didn't make it out for my walk today. I guess it's good to have a day of rest. I will be sure to get out tomorrow, it always feels good to walk.... Read more

40 came and went

Tuesday, June 15, 2010      0 comments

40 came and went and I didn't lose any weight. actually I gained weight. how frustrating!!! My emotional eating has been out of control these past few months. I keep telling myself "today is the day" and the day comes and goes with little or no... Read more

40 is fast approaching

Sunday, February 21, 2010      0 comments

I will be 40 in a few months. My goal is to enter my 40's feeling happy about my body. I have been uncomfortable in my skin for quite awhile now. I haven't been able to lose weight for a couple years. Maybe I shouldn't say I haven't been able t... Read more

good eating day

Thursday, August 06, 2009      0 comments

this is my second day in a row that I did not eat a candy bar. I can't believe it!!! I did well for calories today. I really want to lose some weight before we get back to school. I have some nice clothes I would like to wear again. I also burne... Read more

too many carbs

Monday, August 03, 2009      0 comments

now that I am tracking my meals on sparkpeople I really see the breakdown of my foods. I didn't pay attention to how many carbs I'm eating. I go over my limit many days during the week. I need to pay closer attention to my carbs. That will be m... Read more

pretty good day

Saturday, August 01, 2009      0 comments

ate fairly well today. I should have avoided the ice cream, but I did stay within my calorie limit for the day. My walk felt very good tonight. It was a nice evening for a walk. I didn't sleep well last night, so hopefully I can get some good zz... Read more

too many snack calories

Wednesday, July 29, 2009      0 comments

okay- I need to do a better job with my snack choices. I wish I had someone to talk with about my bad eating habits. It's difficult going through this alone. emotico... <a href=Read more

almost a good day

Tuesday, July 28, 2009      0 comments

today my eating was pretty good. It would have been better if I would have NOT eaten a snicker bar. those stupid candy bars keep calling my name. I did get a nice walk in tonight and it felt great.... Read more