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Probably the Best Advice Ive Received

Monday, May 20, 2013      5 comments

We are all faced with daily temptations to eat off plan to have an extra treat here and there. A friend once told me, If youre going to eat off plan, make it something extraordinary! This past weekend I used this advice to beat back a choco... Read more

And So Apparently Have March, April and Half of May

Saturday, May 18, 2013      1 comments

Where does the time go? When I started blogging on SparkPeople, I thought I would post something every day no. Every week then? Um no. So I changed to a monthly blog post, feeling almost certain I could check in at the end of the month. Ha! ... Read more

February Has Come and GONE!

Friday, March 01, 2013      0 comments

I see a pattern developing here Im always left at the end of the month with my head spinning, wondering where the previous month went. The same is true of February. To my credit it did end rather abruptly on the 28th of the month instead of g... Read more

First Update of 2013

Saturday, February 02, 2013      0 comments

What do you mean its February already?!! Im not ready for February Im not finished with January yet! Or said another way, I meant to post this blog before January ended. Sigh! Ive continued to play with my treats here and there, which... Read more

I Am No Longer "Obese"

Wednesday, November 28, 2012      11 comments

Today I made the transition from "obese" to "overweight" on the BMI chart. emoticon After Thanksgiving I re-c... Read more

Two-Thirds of the Way to Goal

Monday, September 24, 2012      3 comments

Eighteen months ago I made a decision to lose weight and get healthy. I was sick and tired of being sick and tired. It takes that for many of us to get off the couch and get busy. That's what it took for me. Here's what being 2/3 of the way... Read more

Halfway to Goal

Wednesday, April 25, 2012      4 comments

Last weekend I achieved a milestone I made it halfway to my goal of losing 90 pounds. There were days when I never thought I would make it this far. In the process of reaching this milestone I discovered the secret to losing weight. Its not a... Read more

So Much for Accountability .... or, Everything Else is Just ???

Sunday, January 22, 2012      4 comments

Well, that was a great start, but after one post I got sidetracked and accountability got lost in a blur of other daily details. *sigh* Today I am posting because I have GOOD NEWS!!! I weighed in this morning and got the surprise of my life... Read more

Accountability: January 1st and 2nd, 2012

Monday, January 02, 2012      3 comments

1/1/12 No activity was planned for the day a day of rest for me. Food was so-so. I thought I was making good choices, but it turned out to be too many calories for a day with no activity. Still, the scale was kind to me this morning. I am happ... Read more

Making New Resolutions or Adjusting Goals

Sunday, December 25, 2011      2 comments

Whether you call them resolutions or goals, everyone seems to be focusing on making new ones for the upcoming year. Its what we do. I do not mean to spark a debate on the timing of resolutions or goal-setting, but rather I want to join the ... Read more

My Dilemma (Part II) ... What I Should Have Said

Tuesday, December 20, 2011      4 comments

WoW! What a can of worms I seemed to have opened up. Ive never had this many comments on a blog post! I think Ill keep the Trainer and consider ditching the friends who suggest I lie so he will go easy on me. Easy is what enabled me to ... Read more

My Dilemma What Would You Do?

Monday, December 19, 2011      20 comments

I have a Personal Trainer and we have goals. In order to assist me in reaching these goals, my PT allows me to text him often throughout the day. He wants to know what I am eating and when Im eating it. He sends me text messages with daily work... Read more

Sleep, Sleep! Where Art Thou?

Monday, December 12, 2011      2 comments

Sleep is elusive ... awake at 2 this morning after a fitful few hours of tossing and turning. SIGH! All I really want is a little more sleep. Is that asking too much? Read more

Why I Have (and Need) a Personal Trainer

Saturday, December 10, 2011      1 comments

Two words: Im l.a.z.y.! I will never push myself as hard as my trainer pushes me although hes hoping I soon get to the point where I will push myself harder than I have been. I really can do more than Ive been doing I am capable of so muc... Read more


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