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Day 15 - Spring 5% Challenge
Saturday, April 22, 2017      5 comments

This morning's official weigh-in showed another 0.5 lb drop in weight. I'm on track, and happy about this! (Started at 303.5 lbs on November 4, and I'm down to 264.5 today! That's 39 lbs!) I'm still tracking everything that I eat, I'm stil... Read more
How a purple dress diverted me from a bread binge....
Monday, April 17, 2017      8 comments

I have a nice fresh loaf of bread in the cupboard. Today, I have repeatedly gone over to that cupboard, opened it, pulled the bread out, eyeballed the bag, fondled the bag, and have even opened the bag. Each time, I put the bread back into the c... Read more
Another half pound kicked to the curb!!
Saturday, April 15, 2017      7 comments

Not a huge drop in weight, but, still a drop. Happy about this! Went out for dinner three nights this week, and didn't do as much walking as usual. What did I do right? I made good choices for my meals when we went out to eat. I dr... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 36 lbs down, and not done yet!
Monday, April 10, 2017      113 comments

Between November 4, 2016 and April 8, 2017, I have managed to drop 36 lbs. YAY ME!!! I haven’t really followed any specific “diet”. I have tracked EVERYTHING that I’ve consumed. Yes, I’ve had chocolate, and cake, and doughnuts, and wine,... Read more
Day 1 - Spring 5% Challenge (video blog)
Sunday, April 09, 2017      3 comments

Going to try posting this again... recorded it yesterday, tried to post it twice, but it didn't seem to work.. Edit (April 10) Sorry about the quality of this.. or if it doesn't work for you... Here's what I say, not word for word): ... Read more
Progress to date and getting ready for the Spring 5% Challenge
Thursday, April 06, 2017      0 comments

TIme for an update. On November 24, 2016, I decided that it was time to start taking care of myself again. I weighed in at 303.5 lbs -- the highest I have ever reached (that I know of -- I stayed off the scale for some time because I was ... Read more
Getting back in the groove
Wednesday, March 15, 2017      2 comments

I've said it before, I see more success when I blog and post on the team pages on a regular basis. Did great with food today. Stayed on track. Didn't do as much walking as I wanted to, but still got in the bare minimum for the day. Real... Read more
March Check-in
Monday, March 13, 2017      3 comments

Haven't blogged since February 18. Time for an update, I think. It's been a busy few weeks. The great news is that I ditched 32 lbs as of February 27th. YAY ME! Then something happened -- not sure if it was over-confidence, nee... Read more
Gorgeous outside today
Saturday, February 18, 2017      4 comments

Had a great walk with Zeus. It is sunny and warm...the temperature is at 8ºC. All the snow is melting (we had 25+ cm fall last week)....so sidewalks are... Read more
Milestone Met
Monday, February 13, 2017      10 comments

Today's official weigh-in brings me to 30 lbs gone! YAY!! A huge part of my success has been the lunches that I've been packing on Sundays for the week. Quick out the door in the morning, and I stay on track. I'm getting most of my water... Read more
One accomplishment for me to achieve this week
Thursday, February 02, 2017      0 comments

Today's Spark Coach 'community' task is to plan on one accomplishment to reach in the next seven days. I think what i really need to do is to finish cleaning out my basement, so I can get back to working on all the different crafts I used... Read more
Find the little things
Monday, January 30, 2017      1 comments

Every day, I try to find good things around me. I read a blog last week that served as a reminder that I need to do this more often -- sometimes, it... Read more
Walks and lunches... life is good!
Sunday, January 29, 2017      3 comments

Lots of things to be thankful for in my life, too many to list. I've been making good progress with getting closer to my goal of 250 lbs by June. If I keep on track, and keep doing what I'm doing, I'll see that number in no time. I ... Read more
Another day to get closer to my goal
Saturday, January 28, 2017      3 comments

Woke up early this morning, had a coffee, did a quick scan of the news, did some sparking, and then made a huge breakfast. Planned my lunch and dinner, did a little bit of tidying up in the kitchen. Played with the dog for a bit, and the... Read more
Gruelling day at the office today
Thursday, January 26, 2017      1 comments

It seemed like every file I worked on today had some complication... missing documents, mismatched files. It was crazy. I got home feeling completely wiped out - both mentally and physically. I cooked dinner, but did nothing else. I didn't even ... Read more

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