My Goals for the rest of this month (two weeks)
It's just this simple. While I was down south for the birth of my 8th grandchild, a little sweet girl, I stayed on my LCHF, Ketogenic way of eating. I got back on June 2nd and have let myself slip a little here and a little there, nothing big,... Read more
My Diabetic Journey...Blog #1
What started this journey was a death in my family. My oldest sister, who was 14 yrs older than me, had type 2 diabetes! She was a fun loving and sweet person. She had 2 masters, one in Elementary Education and the other, Librarianship. She wa... Read more
Progress Report for February and Goals for March
February shows a lot of weight loss for me. I started the month at 177 lbs and March 1st weighed in at 167 lbs for a loss of 10 lbs. I did a pretty good job at getting in more water than I usually drink a day and for exercise I walked every day... Read more
Discouraged...But Not DEFEATED!
This is just me airing my discouragement...so here goes. I have been doing a Keto diet very religiously since the day after christmas in a house full of teenagers and young adults who are on a typical american diet. I just can't do this. I've... Read more
January in Review
Wow, a whole month went by and I didn't even journal about my successes last month. It was a good month.
Jan 1: 200.8 lbs.
Feb 1: 177.0 lbs
I lost 23.8 lbs last month
My DAILY Goals for February 2017:
1. Drink 8 cups Wate... Read more
10 Reasons I NEED to Lose Weight!
1. I am pre-diabetic so I want to lower my risk for getting full blown diabetes.
2. I want to reduce pressure on my joints to minimize osteoarthritis flair-ups.
3. So that I won't be a burden to others because of failing health due to weight... Read more
On my team, Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans), they are starting up an new challenge for the month of December. I'm just tired of my giving-in to the littlest, sickeningly sweet treats, like french cream horns or ice cream or .... just f... Read more
My starting Goals for Success
Most real, long term successes start out small and slow. I don't mean the kind that cause the roller-coaster effect, but that last a lifetime. So I'll only start with 2 little goals.
My Beginning Plan for Success...
...drinking 8 cups o... Read more
Starting Over...a new fresh start!
It's been a long journey downhill for the past year... I was doing so well for a couple of years then just let the little things get to me and as a result, I let my health slip. It's about time I rethink and redo my plan.
I'll keep this ... Read more
New Every Morning!
Thanks to a special teammate, I decided to look to each morning as a completely new day, regardless of my mess-ups the day before! God's mercies are new each morning!
Here is my outlook for this week!
Besides my 7 daily goals I listed in... Read more
Stick To It...This week's plan
Over the years I've had many goals and aspirations for my health...they've failed over time. It's about time I put my foot down. I'm not asking for much with this plan, just some simple consistency! I'm going to do this for this week.
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I'm going to have to be more pro-active in my goal accountability so I'm going to be posting a blog about my progress weekly here. For the last 3 days I've been pretty good in my food and freggies, I've also been getting in at least 10 min of c... Read more
June Goals and Aspirations
Looking back on my past year...from June 2014 - May 2015, I lost almost 80 lbs and then gained all but 12 lbs of it back, my arthritis has progressed, my diabetes levels have been erratic with sharp highs and then back down to a lower range...no... Read more
This is a little of what I think of when I think of spring...
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Last Page »
I haven't done a progress report in a long time, so this is definitely overdue. In retrospect, I just kept my head above water, so to speak, as far as my health and fitness went last month. I think I gained about 5 lbs during the month and I w... Read more