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FINALLY!!! Another pound is gone!!!
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      6 comments

April 8th is the last time I recorded my weight. I am very happy that my weight never went way up except when I had some fluid retention. I tried various means to knock off those last two lbs., such as going to high end of calories, low end an... Read more
Metabolism Change after all these Years???
Saturday, July 11, 2009      2 comments

Do you think it is possible? Do you think my metabolism has actually changed after all these years? My whole life, if I went to a picnic and ate anything, I would gain 5 lbs. and then have a terrible time losing it. These last 9 days I ate w... Read more
April 8th to July 4th, a long time!!!
Sunday, June 28, 2009      3 comments

Having lost 48 lbs. in one year on Spark People, I was a bit discouraged that I hadn't lost 50 and reached goal. After all, I lost steadily without plateaus so assumed those last two lbs. would be off in no time. I just flippantly set my goal ... Read more
FRESH, FRESH Eggs for Breakfast!!!
Saturday, June 20, 2009      3 comments

Early this morning our 7 year old grandson came to the 2nd floor of the Carriage House withn 4 lovely, fresh, brown eggs he just gathered from his beautiful hens. For Christmas he wanted chickens and he got them. The first batch were gotten by... Read more
Finally On Our Way!!!
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      3 comments

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Should I Shake Up My Eating Plan???
Saturday, June 06, 2009      3 comments

I have just been thinking. Might I lose these last two lbs. if I shake up my eating plan? Maybe I need to follow another plan or just do something drastic. As it is right now, it will be all I can do to maintain at 1150 to 1450 calories a day... Read more
I Was Good
Sunday, May 31, 2009      5 comments

Yes, I was good tonight. Not perfect, but good. Most Sunday evenings we have a get-together at 6 PM and everyone brings finger foods. Before I went, I deliberately ate 1/2 cup cooked carrots and 1 banana spread with 1 Tbsp. peanut butter. So... Read more
A QUIET MEMORIAL DAY
Monday, May 25, 2009      2 comments

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SUPER SIZED!!!
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      2 comments

To enjoy the company of those still at the resort, we joined 20 others for lunch today. Met at a Cuban restaurant and Chuck and I had their $6.99 special. Talk about Super Sized! They took the big white carry-out containers and filled them wi... Read more
Where Do We Go From Here???
Saturday, May 16, 2009      4 comments

May is more than halfway over and we are still in Florida. We're perfectly comfortable here where Chuck can walk to the pool, ride the bike (after a fashion) in the Exercise Room, drive the golf cart around, and help hang out laundry, etc. But... Read more
A BETTER DAY!!!
Tuesday, May 05, 2009      1 comments

Things have gone much better today but the doctor decided to keep Chuck one more day. So now we plan to go home on Wednesday. He slept through the night and had no pain today. Therapist got him up and walking and machine was set on 95 degrees... Read more
LONG, TIRING DAY
Monday, May 04, 2009      3 comments

It has been a long, tiring day, especially for Chuck who spent much of it with excruciating pain. Doctor is not very optimistic about the adhesions breaking up enough to give him the mobility he should have. Surgery to remove the adhesions is ... Read more
The Day Before.....
Sunday, May 03, 2009      4 comments

Actually, it is the evening before.....before Chuck has a knee manipulation at 6 AM in the hospital across the street from our hotel. I am using the hotel computer tonight because I installed Norton on one of mine today and I can't get it to wo... Read more
Day 2 with NO SWEETS!!!
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      1 comments

Day 2 with no sweets and even though I seemed to eat all I desired, I ended day with 970 calories, so added 1 glass soymilk with 1 Tbsp. Hershey's Syrup. Maybe I should also eat a Tbsp. Peanut Butter to get some counts higher for the day since ... Read more
I DID IT!!! A NO SWEETS DAY!
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      6 comments

I DID IT and feel good about it. Wasn't even tempted to cheat and eat sweets. But today has been a different kind of day. I rarely feel down, but today I did. Chuck's knee is at a standstill, or I should say, he has regressed and can't even ... Read more

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