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A surprising discovery...
I made a surprising discovery about myself on Friday... and that is I NEED to get physical activity in... not to lose weight but to FEEL good... I know.. who knew... prior to my revelation I worked under the assumption that I HAD to move to get ... Read more
Almost...hit 60 pounds....
Last week when I weighed in, I reported that I was 1.9 pounds away from losing a total of 60 pounds, since beginning my journey to a healthier me, last fall. Well, I weighed in this morning and lost 1.6 pounds!! Almost but not quite putting me ... Read more
I had my blood pressure checked yesterday and my numbers were great.... 117/70.. so much lower than when my weight was higher and I wasn't moving!!!!!
Feels so great to get healthier........ Read more
Down, down, down.... but in a good way!!!!
I blogged earlier that I missed my weigh in last week.. so I decided to weigh in this morning and am happy to share that I am down 3.4 pounds, which is a loss of 2.4 pounds, because of the 1 pound gain earlier this month!!! Anyway... Read more
To the Gym, to the gym, to the gym, gym, gym....
So excited to be heading back to the gym this morning, after a two week absence!!! Who would've thought that I, a former couch potato would be so excited about getting to work out!!! So thankful for the motivation I receive on a daily basis fr... Read more
No weigh in today but I did meet a goal!!!
Today is my weigh in day, but I'm not at home, so I'm going to skip it this week! It's very comforting knowing that this journey is about more than the numbers on the scale; it's about me being the best me I can be! After spending nearly two w... Read more
Today is weigh in day.... and I'm not surprised that the scale showed a one pound weight gain this week, as I haven't been to the gym since last Friday... it's just impossible to get there with the little ones here! On the bright side, I have s... Read more
Our Week-end (So far...)
Tony and I have been big fans of St. Louis for many years and this week-end has further proved what an awesome place this is! We arrived Friday evening and have gone almost nonstop ever since... Saturday morning we ventured downtown to visit t... Read more
Weighed in today!!!
Fridays are my weigh in today, so that meant getting on the scale this morning!!! I've worked hard this week and really, really been aware of what I'm eating and am happy to report that I have lost THREE more pounds!!! YES!!!!!! I am definit... Read more
In the teens....
As I was packing for our camping trip this past week-end, I pulled open the bottom drawer of my dresser, which is where I "store" my smaller clothes.... from my last successful weight loss venture back in 2006!!!! (You know, blue jean shorts, c... Read more
A nice loss...
I'm happy to say I'm down two pounds this week!!! YEAH!!! The scale finally showed some of the hard work I've been putting in!! Although I wasn't allowing myself to get discouraged, it sure feels good to see the numbers drop!! YEAH!!!!!
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A quote I like.....
Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any many, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time!"- Mark Twain!!
This reminds me how important it is to change my unhealthy habits into healthy habits, is going to take time and persev... Read more
Tomorrow is a new day....
Today, I've had the desire to eat carbs, carbs, and more carbs, which I did... no excuses... just opted for carbs instead of the healthier foods I've been eating... Tomorrow is a new day and I WILL go back to my healthy eating plan.....
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Progress but NOT on the scale..
I weighed in this morning, hoping to see a loss and was a bit disappointed to see NO loss!!! This is the second week of little or no loss and IF I weren't positive that I'm doing what I need to do to get healthier I just might be upset... but I... Read more
We had a wonderful time in Silver Dollar City with our middle grandson! I wish I would've had a pedometer on to see how much walking I really did! If you've never been to Silver Dollar City, I strongly recommend it, IF you enjoy taking a step ... Read more