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
A small loss...and yet a victory!!!
It's Friday and for me that means weigh in day... I managed to lose a mere eight tenths of a pound this week. Of course, I wanted more, but I finally realize there is more to getting healthy than a number on the scale and that helps me see the... Read more
A GOAL MET!!!!
I weighed in this morning and was thrilled to see that I'd lost 3.6 pounds this week, which means I've hit my mini goal of losing 50 pounds!!!!! I'm actually down 50.3 pounds since I started on my weight loss journey in November! (a little un... Read more
Memorial Day Tribute... to my brother....my forever hero!
It was October 3, 1993, when I received the news that the Blackhawk helicopter my brother, Ray was co-piloting was shot down in Mogadishu, Somalia and Ray was listed as MIA, in less than a week he went from MIA to KIA (killed in action) and my ... Read more
Any loss is a loss....
Today is weigh in day and I'm down 6 tenths of a pound!!! I was hoping for more, but when I reflect on my diet over the past week, I realize my small weight loss is a direct reflection of what I ate this past week! Yes, I stayed within in my d... Read more
The end is near...again...
One would think after twenty-three years as a classroom teacher, I would relish the ending of another school year, but one would be wrong. Tomorrow is the last day of school for both students and teachers and as always it's going to be bittersw... Read more
Happy to report that I'm down 2.6 pounds this week!!!! I'm going to do this and do it right!!!... Read more