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Saved the Best for Last!

Friday, April 29, 2016      5 comments

Today is the last day of our 2 week decluttering challenge. I am going to roll up my sleeves and tackle a special project - THAT ROOM! My college daughter got a job and is in the process of moving out. No surprise, some how her room looks like s... Read more

5% Conflicted

Thursday, April 28, 2016      22 comments

Today I updated my weight on Spark. This message popped. Weight & Measurements Successfully Tracked for 4/28/2016 Weigh yourself - 201.6 Congratulations on your weight loss! Note that your calorie needs may decrease as you lose... Read more

Lifestyle Changes Mean I Do Things Differently

Wednesday, April 27, 2016      19 comments

This year I am tackling a number of things that add up to a healthier and happier lifestyle. It`s not always easy to know what to do next but I am building new skills and accepting that I can change. Yesterday I did my best to focus on pos... Read more

Stress & Not Eating

Tuesday, April 26, 2016      18 comments

Lately I have been very stressed, nothing I will share here. Since taking Bodysense classes and joining Overeaters Anon I am aware that stress can trigger bad eating behaviors. This morning I got a call that my evening class was cancelled. I was... Read more

Onederland & Declutter Clothes

Monday, April 25, 2016      19 comments

I have been weighing in weekly. Because I was going away for the weekend I weighed in Friday (a day early). It didn't feel like 'my real weigh in' so I weighed in again today, 203.6 pounds. I am determined to get to onederland in the Spring Chal... Read more

4 Weigh Ins

Friday, April 22, 2016      18 comments

My DD is going to follow my eating plan, so that will give me more momentum. I gave her a notebook so each evening she can plan her next day's meals. At the top of each page she writes - I used to be that way but now I am different. I hope it in... Read more

5 Weigh Ins

Wednesday, April 20, 2016      21 comments

Last night at my Bodysense class the topic of meditation was discussed - relaxation, etc. A woman in my class goes to a meditation group every Wednesday and invited me to join her. I complete my Bodysense classes May 2nd, so I will try it then. ... Read more

Letting Go

Tuesday, April 19, 2016      29 comments

This year I focused on permanent weight loss. I am happy with the way that is going. Coincidentally I am not as always so patient/tolerant = cranky? I do not why this is, but I am trying to understand it and deal with it. When I recognize ... Read more

Day 2 Declutter your kitchen surfaces or get into the cupboards.

Sunday, April 17, 2016      25 comments

I set the timer for 10 minutes and focused on the 'hot spot' counter to the left of the sink. I removed 2 decks of cards, a lint roller, dog bowls, cake mix and icing, coupon book, school notices, batteries, recycling stuff. Only a cook book and... Read more

Day 1 Declutter - Make Your World Better

Saturday, April 16, 2016      27 comments

Great emoticon for me. I made space for others to feel there is a place for them in our home and to have a f... Read more

More Answers

Friday, April 15, 2016      19 comments

Several people have asked for more information about my Overeaters Anonymous Program and my food plan. Questions 1) How do you know what to eat? For my food plant - I consulted with a dietitian about what I should be eating dail... Read more

Declutter - YAY!!! & No Surgery

Thursday, April 14, 2016      29 comments

In the 5% Challenge we are decluttering for 2 weeks. I am so glad we are doing this. Overall our house looks tidy, but I am a minimalist at heart and I would like to streamline the house so it reflects our current lifestyle. This is wisdom 'The ... Read more

Good Bye Forever XL

Tuesday, April 12, 2016      27 comments

When friends see you are losing weight they want to know what diet you are on. If asked I tell them I joined OA. Last night a friend went to a meeting with me and will continue to go with me Monday nights. OA is spread by attraction not promotio... Read more

Answers to Some Questions

Monday, April 11, 2016      24 comments

For a few months I have gotten a few questions about how I am eating and what I am eating. I think I have answered most of the questions but here is a summary. I have kept a hand written food journal all year. I manually calculate the calo... Read more

Celebrating 100 Days!

Sunday, April 10, 2016      33 comments

My New Years resolution was a Red Light Lifestyle - NO appetizers, desserts, chips or crackers. For 100 days I have not eaten these foods and I have lost about 25 pounds so far. This weekend we are eating out 3 times - Friday night Greek r... Read more

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