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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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
Getting my health back on track!
Lots have happened since I broke my ankle. It has totally healed even though the Dr said I wouldn't get all movement back! I love our PT team, they're awesome people!
Last year I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes, meaning my numbers were ... Read more
I broke my ankle today!
Yes, I'll be out of commission for a while. I was bringing in the groceries at noon today and slipped on ice and snow on the stairs, yeah, that was painful, lol. I broke my fibia on the left side of my ankle on my left leg. At the hospital ... Read more
A is for Age: 57
B is for Booze: No, I don't drink
C is for Car: Toyota Camri
D is for Dad: lives down south
E is for Ego: I really dont have much of one
F is for Favorite song or music: I like a lot of music, don't really have a fav... Read more
Goals: Reflection & Going Forward
This is my blog about how I did in January and what my plans/goals are for February.
January was simply put, a complete failure. I'm not down on myself, just being factual. To quote an old nursery rhyme, "He ate and he ate and he ate some... Read more
My Christmas - 2013
We had a wonderful Christmas this year. I had 5 sons (out of 7), my only daughter, 1 son-in-law, 2 daughters-in-law and my 3 grandchildren come over. They came from NC, PA and NY. Including my dh and myself, we had 14 for the holidays!! We m... Read more