February results & March goals
February was all about getting back on track & regaining ground after being sick & on weight gaining prednisone. My weight had crept back up to 175.5 but I'm happy to say by the end of the month I had dropped back to 174.4 Read more
January 2015 Results & February Goals.
Woohoo, January was a very good month as far as weight loss, best I can remember in quite a while. I started a new medication for my diabetes, a weekly injection (Tanzeum). It seemed to help with bringing my BS in good control, that plus being ... Read more
My final week of January 2015
Sunday I started getting a sore throat. By Monday morning, I added an earache & nasal pressure. I went to the Dr, diagnosis was Strep Throat. & Sinusitis.
I spent all week home from work sick, only venturing out to go to the Dr on Monday & then ... Read more
A review of 2014 & goals for 2015
In reviewing 2014 I see it was a year of a roller coaster ride. I mean I started out @ 176, lost some weight, but would regain it. My diabetes has been a big issue with controlling my weight & especially with finding a medication that would work... Read more
December '14 Results & January '15 Goals
So my 1st Blog Challenge for the Snowy Leopards is to review my December 2014 results & post my January 2015 goals.
When I went for my annual physical & had my labs done, my DR was very concerned as my Triglycerides were over 400 & my A1... Read more
November Results & December Goals
Although I didn't quite make my weight loss goal of 182, I'm happy that I at least dropped 0.5# down from 183.5 to 183. Baby steps is what I'm taking as I work to get myself back on track.
So I'm at a new weight of 183 to start out Decem... Read more
Many of my spark buddies have asked to see before & after pictures of the kitchen remodel project my DH & I took on just before the Thanksgiving holiday. It was a lot of hard work on the weekends, and some long night trying to get it all done b... Read more
This Thanksgiving was a little different but one that was a definitely good change. Each of our kids or their spouses prepared desserts &/or dishes to contribute to the family meal, so it was nice not to have to prepare an entire meal myself fo... Read more
Thanksgiving is coming...
So for week 2 of the BSG challenge, I was asked to blog about the holidays ---whether or not my menus are planned & if shopping is done.
I will focus my attention on the Thanksgiving holiday only since it's only 2 weeks away. Originally we ... Read more
October Results & November Goals
October seems a bit of a blur for my results, but I did manage to lose 3#s by the end of the month. Guessing mostly fluid weight as I haven't really been keeping up with my nutrition tracking & exercise seemed to be hit or miss.
So I'm at a... Read more
Spooky Spiders week 4 ---Success & Goals
For the final week of the Spooky Spiders challenge, I was challenged to blog about accomplishments thus far & goals for the remainder of the year .
As far as accomplishments, at this point, I really don't feel I have accomplished anything. ... Read more
So for week 3 of the Spooky Spiders challenge, I am blogging about how I celebrate Halloween & what sort of treats do I give out.
Normally, our church hosts TRUNK or TREAT with games, food & of course the kids get to go Trunk or Treating at... Read more
Overcoming Halloween treats temptations
The Spooky Spiders Bonus blog challenge was to blog about Halloween Candy temptation. This one is pretty simple for me as I make sure to give all the goodies & treats away to those adorable little monsters, fairies & such. My rationale is ---... Read more
Spooky Spiders Week 2
This weeks blog topic is quite interesting & a little more difficult as I get into writing it, than I had expected. Read more
Our trip to the NC Mountains
Last week my DH had to have cataract surgery on Monday but we had both opted to take the entire week off from work, it would give us some time together. He was doing really great & then Wednesday morning, we made a spontaneous decision to go to... Read more
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