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Going Low Carb

Sunday, November 03, 2013      3 comments

I have been in so much pain lately. I have been having a hard time walking. I was having trouble even getting out of a chair. The pain in my hips and allover was awful. My daughter has been suggesting that I try low carb again. I did it ab... Read more

Trying to get myself back on track

Tuesday, August 20, 2013      2 comments

I'm done avoiding what I need to be doing thanks to some encouragement from my daughter. I have been dealing with some stressful issues. First was dealing with going back to work after the summer off. It's very difficult making time to exerci... Read more

Seem to be stuck.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013      4 comments

Boy, trying to go from 260 to 259 just seems like an insurmountable challenge. I get close then gain a little. I've been at 260 for a while now. I go back to work next Monday after having the summer off. I'm hoping that helps.... Read more

Finally Ready Again

Wednesday, July 10, 2013      2 comments

I have been out of sorts for a little bit over a week. I took some time to visit my daughter in Phoenix and shortly after I got home my son and his girlfriend came to visit. I went out to eat very frequently and really didn't get any\exercise ... Read more

Time to AutoCorrect

Saturday, June 29, 2013      2 comments

I did not have a good week food or exercise wise. I made a juice today that I called Empty the Fridge Juice. It's a combo of ten different fruits and vegetables. I watered it down with an equal amount of water. That will be my drink for a goo... Read more

Made it through yesterday!

Tuesday, June 25, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday for some reason was a really stressful, off day for me. I ate a lot that I shouldn't have and I didn't exercise. Fortunately, I didn't gain any weight. Today I'm feeling better and back on track. I started the day with juicing (kal... Read more

Pledge to Myself

Monday, June 24, 2013      1 comments

Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of mysel... Read more

Having a Tough Time Today

Monday, June 24, 2013      3 comments

I'm feeling a lot of stress today for a couple different reasons. I am really trying not to binge. It's 10:30 and I already had my breakfast, snack and lunch. At this rate I'll be eating dinner by noon. I have to get this under control!... Read more

Foot Taping A Miracle!

Sunday, June 23, 2013      1 comments

I have been in pain from my right foot for years. I have no arch in my right foot at all. It happened three years ago when I broke a bone in my foot where the arch is. It causes foot, ankle and back pain, because everything is out of alignment... Read more

Me and the Scale

Saturday, June 22, 2013      2 comments

My daughter recommended that I weigh myself only once a week. I did give it an honest try, although difficult. I have decided to go back to weighing daily. Maybe, I'm too reliant on the scale. When I weigh daily and see my weight go up I kno... Read more

I Did Two Chair Videos Today

Friday, June 21, 2013      4 comments

Since I'm having temporary foot problems suggestions were made to try the chair exercises. Wow, i didn't expect them to be difficult. The first I did was an 11 minute cardio because the Biggest Loser contest's task for today was to do a cardio... Read more

Trying to deal with pain

Tuesday, June 18, 2013      4 comments

I normally wear an orthotic for a fallen arch. Recently my foot dr took it to be repaired. They handmade me a makeshift one in the meantime. It's going to take about five more weeks before I get mine back. I have quite a bit of pain when wal... Read more

A Learning Experience

Saturday, June 15, 2013      3 comments

I went to IHOP yesterday for lunch with my two daughters. It was decided upon to go while we were out shopping so I didn't do my usual look up of nutrition facts first. I could have used my phone to do it, but I felt like it would slow down ev... Read more

Reason Behind My Goals

Tuesday, June 11, 2013      3 comments

Today my coaching activity is to write about the reason behind my weight loss goals. My main reason is my grandson. I absolutely adore being with him, but it is very physically tiring sometimes because I'm so overweight. I want to be able ... Read more

Hungry, hungry, hungry

Monday, June 10, 2013      2 comments

I don't know what is up today. I am usually very satisfied. Today I feel like I can't eat enough. At this rate I'll be through my calories by noon. Any suggestions?... Read more


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