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In the teens....

Monday, June 27, 2011      7 comments

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...

Friday, June 24, 2011      3 comments

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!!!!! ... Read more

A quote I like.....

Thursday, June 23, 2011      1 comments

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....

Sunday, June 19, 2011      4 comments

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..... ... Read more

Progress but NOT on the scale..

Friday, June 17, 2011      3 comments

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

Monday Blessings...

Monday, June 13, 2011      1 comments

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!!!

Friday, June 10, 2011      3 comments

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


Friday, June 03, 2011      9 comments

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 forever hero!

Monday, May 30, 2011      1 comments

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....

Friday, May 27, 2011      5 comments

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...

Wednesday, May 25, 2011      5 comments

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

Weigh in

Friday, May 20, 2011      3 comments

Happy to report that I'm down 2.6 pounds this week!!!! I'm going to do this and do it right!!!... Read more

Pushing through the pain..

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      2 comments

One does not have to be around me for long to discover that I AM a klutz, who truly can fall on level ground. I can't begin to count the number of times I've injured myself through the years, simply walking... Well, it happened again today!!! ... Read more

I Gave In....

Sunday, May 15, 2011      2 comments

My grandson was enjoying some Chips Ahoy Chunky Chocolate Chip cookies yesterday afternoon and offered me one, at first I resisted having a clementine instead. I was proud of myself, as I really, really enjoy chocolate chip cookies. Well, as t... Read more

Down a bit more!!!

Friday, May 13, 2011      1 comments

I weighed in this morning and was pleased with a 1.8 pound loss, I'm not quite meeting my goal of two pounds a week, but I am making steady progress, so I'm happy! I realize IF I pushed myself a little more I probably could increase my weight ... Read more

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