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TMI --
Friday, October 13, 2017      2 comments

I weighed myself this morning. I dropped the excess from eating out the other day. I began to enjoy my coffee, but that seemed to have gotten things moving. So .... I was curious and weighed myself again -- dropped over a pound. Whatever I... Read more
Ideal weight
Thursday, October 12, 2017      3 comments

I just did the calculator for ideal weight and it seems that I have about 10 pounds to lose to meet that goal. Based on the Robinson formula (1983), your ideal weight is 126.8 lbs Based on the Miller formula (1983), your ideal weight is ... Read more
Beck Diet Solution
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      4 comments

I made it to day 5. But this morning, I realized that I just cannot get into it that much. I love some of the techniques; but feel that a lot are not applying to my way of thinking. Is this a sabotaging thought? I don't think so. I want to ... Read more
Beck Diet Solution, Day 5 -- Eat Slowly and Mindfully
Thursday, October 05, 2017      6 comments

I love this exercise because this is what has helped me tremendously in the past give up most candy bars that scream "Buy Me" at the checkout counters in stores. Eating a cheap candy bar slowly and mindfully made me realize how nasty they ... Read more
Beck Diet Solution, Day 4 --Wow, I DId a Great Job!
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      2 comments

Today is give yourself credit day. In the past, I had a hard time with this chapter because I struggled with this because of an incident in the work environment. I was a customer service representative and on the phone all day with some not so h... Read more
Doing the Beck Diet Solution, AGAIN
Tuesday, October 03, 2017      4 comments

I am on day 3, the eat sitting down day. That will mean no munching while cooking. That will be difficult. I like to eat my uneven veggies when I am chopping. But, at least it is veggies and not cookies. One way I am going to remind myself ... Read more
7 pounds gone since April
Thursday, September 28, 2017      4 comments

I reviewed my fitbit dashboard this morning and saw that back in April I was my heaviest since my weight loss from about 8 years ago. But, was happy to see that I lost those extra pounds -- 7 pounds that have gone, come and gone again. That... Read more
First Goal Weight Met
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      5 comments

Well, I weighed myself using my home scale and according to that number, I have reached my first goal weight. Now, my main objective is to hold it rather that try to lose more. I do have excess body fat (hips and thighs) that I will like to see ... Read more
Does this Count?
Sunday, September 24, 2017      4 comments

I was away from home and weighed myself on a different scale. That scale registered below my first goal weight. Does this count, I think that scale actually registers about 1 pound less than my home scale. Felt good thinking I actually went beyo... Read more
30 Day Shred
Friday, September 22, 2017      1 comments

i decided it was time to add in some strength training to my workouts. So, I decided to pull out my 30 Day Shred dvd. I did day 1 and I feel like I am shredded. Ouch! It has been 2 days and my muscles are screaming with every step I take. ... Read more
So close
Friday, September 15, 2017      1 comments

I started the Engine 2 7-day challenge 2 days ago and made it through the first day. The second day, was not as successful. I ended up eating s'mores and graham crackers. S'more are my downfall. I always keep the graham crackers, marshmallows an... Read more
"I'd rather not take a chance"
Thursday, September 14, 2017      4 comments

Well, yesterday I made it through the day without eating any junk food. The best thing is that I realized it was not as hard as i thought it would be. But, I realize how much of a disconnect there is with some about the food I eat and how... Read more
Fighting the battle
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      2 comments

I am hovering just a few pounds above my 1st goal weight. My body seems to be fighting to hang on to these pounds. I know that if I stop eating junk food then I will get the upper hand in this fight. It seems so simple, stop eating junk fo... Read more
Stop it! Stop it!
Saturday, September 09, 2017      2 comments

I have been struggling for a couple years now to get with the program, any program. I just cannot seem to get it together, but it is all about what's on my mind. Every time I make a choice as to what to eat or do, it all starts with a thought. ... Read more
One day at a time
Friday, August 04, 2017      1 comments

I see I have not blogged for a while. I have been busy and only spend my coffee time on the computer. I have a few races coming up this month. I am curious as to how I'll do compared to my granddaughter. I have not been able to get her to ... Read more

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