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Countdown day 90..89 --aiming at eventual 100% compliance with suggested eating plan
8/23/2014 4:41:25 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I will try having a "chunky" rather than a smoothie today! I LOVEIT, Justyna. Thanks for that chuckle. I certainly am not being 100% compliant. I...  Read more


Posting my exercise.
8/22/2014 8:09:19 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Day 88 of exercise in 2014 (not a streak) Walking: 2 mph (30 minutes per mile) ⊗ 12 minutes 57 calories burned I have laundry to fold and...  Read more


Hi ho, hi ho, off to work I didn't go!
8/22/2014 7:47:24 PM,  2 COMMENTS

We can't accrue more than 280 hours of vacation where I work. Once you hit that number, you don't earn any more until you use it down. I've been us...  Read more


The Spark of
8/22/2014 6:58:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Learning - we need to give teachers more respect....  Read more


Results are starting to show
8/22/2014 6:38:22 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I just noticed that the 10 lbs lost are showing up in a smaller mid-drift. . happy happy happy! 334 Encouraged to keep on going. Tracking makes the d...  Read more


Water aerobics, part deux...
8/22/2014 5:24:55 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It appears that I over did it on Wednesday. I ached all day Thursday. I went back this morning and only did 1.5 hours and seem to be ok. Yeah! We will...  Read more


Is this really me?
8/22/2014 4:45:48 PM,  15 COMMENTS

The above photo shows 100 pounds of fat. I need to lose 119 pounds of fat. That really can't be right, can it? Am I really that many pound...  Read more


Day 470
8/22/2014 3:19:15 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Rest Day. Feeling good....  Read more


Finally weight loss
8/22/2014 2:01:11 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I lost 5 pounds this week!!!! I feel like I am finally on the down side of the plateau. Lots of family drama at the moment, but I am on track and...  Read more


Feline Friday =^..^=
8/22/2014 1:53:01 PM,  13 COMMENTS

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Countdown day 90 --aiming at eventual 100% compliance with suggested eating plan
8/22/2014 12:42:40 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I have been advised to more slowly follow the ALCAT eating plan based on my food sensitivities. So I don't have to be "perfect" yet. 41 In 3 months...  Read more


8/22/2014 12:08:05 PM,  2 COMMENTS

"It is only with the companionship of the Holy Ghost that we can hope to be equally yoked in a marriage free from discord. I have seen how that compan...  Read more


Learning how to use this website
8/22/2014 10:06:50 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I get a little lost here. It seems more complicated than it should be. But I am not the most computer savvy person. LOL I'm gonna keep at it every day...  Read more


Valley of Roses
8/22/2014 8:03:31 AM,  14 COMMENTS

There is a place in Bulgaria known as the Valley of Roses, pictured here: When people drive through it, they open their car windows to get...  Read more


8/22/2014 7:52:50 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Five Inch Heels This is my first blog post. I am 2 months post op Gastric Bypass and have lost about 30 lbs thus far. I have been lucky as recove...  Read more


Sign for my computer to improve
8/22/2014 6:51:50 AM,  13 COMMENTS

At doctor visits I always regret not having done the things to make my "numbers" better. To remind myself , I made a sign to tape on my computer:...  Read more


Burn more fat by 1 min. high intensity exercise alternated with 20 min. of moderate exercising.
8/22/2014 6:35:29 AM,  3 COMMENTS

A Cardio Obsession Ramp up cardio, burn calories and fat. Sounds simple enough, but the latest science on exercising for weight loss says otherwi...  Read more


The Turtle Trudges Onward!
8/21/2014 11:00:41 PM,  6 COMMENTS

31 pounds down since mid-March! 134 134 134 134 134 134 I seem to have hit a consistent pace and pattern of eating and moving that is workin...  Read more


Being Physically FIt Lets Me See Our Beautiful Planet
8/21/2014 9:52:05 PM,  2 COMMENTS

When I began my journey to take off those excess pounds I knew that part of the equation was to move more. Not that I had been entirely sedentary - I...  Read more


Thursday Evening
8/21/2014 9:16:44 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Today I was wakened to my rooster crowing!! I popped awake and did not remember I have chickens! It was so funny! I went to take some pictures of t...  Read more


I haven't had to put any water in the pool this summer.
8/21/2014 8:50:40 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Day 87 of exercise in 2014 (not a streak) Walking: 2 mph (30 minutes per mile) ⊗ 14 minutes 66 calories burned We had thunderstorms this...  Read more


8/21/2014 6:46:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

only creates mistakes which take even longer to fix...  Read more


Working Third Shift
8/21/2014 6:11:47 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I work the graveyard shift at this time. I hate it. I don't feel normal. I don't feel motivated. But I have to do this no matter what shift I work....  Read more


Thursday's Thought =)
8/21/2014 5:35:08 PM,  12 COMMENTS

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Day 469
8/21/2014 5:28:37 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Gym Day. Did 4 of 6 exercises. Feeling good....  Read more


No, I do not want any, thank you!
8/21/2014 3:01:12 PM,  12 COMMENTS

It is frustrating when you try to explain to people that you just don't want any of what they're offering, or you don't want to go where they're going...  Read more


8/21/2014 2:59:17 PM,  0 COMMENTS

"As we strive to understand, internalize, and live correct gospel principles, we will become more spiritually self-reliant. The principle of spiritual...  Read more


8/21/2014 12:16:03 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Day #1 logged breakfast and will log all food and increase my water intake. You really don't think just how many calories there are in food. After add...  Read more


Body Talk
8/21/2014 9:32:20 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Sometimes I wonder what my fat was trying to tell me and sometimes I wonder if I was using my fat to tell things to others. Just as an example, I thi...  Read more


8/21/2014 12:25:49 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Was an extra stressful day. Was off work but so much drama going on at home.( I'll leave that there as I'm not comfortable discussing it here right no...  Read more


Looking forward to sweet dreams.
8/20/2014 11:16:14 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Day 86 of exercise in 2014 (not a streak) Walking: 2 mph (30 minutes per mile) ⊗ 14 minutes 66 calories burned I only slept two hours th...  Read more


Wednesday Evening
8/20/2014 10:50:16 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Today I watched my chickens in their pen. I have 3 white jersey giant hens and 1 barred rock hen. However, I have no idea what kind of rooster I hav...  Read more


Water Aerobics
8/20/2014 6:44:20 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I went to water aerobics and it was wonderful! That first hour was rough, balance issues, but that was expected since I have been sedentary for so lon...  Read more


Summer is almost over
8/20/2014 4:42:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

and then cooler weather....  Read more


Wednesday's Wisdom =)
8/20/2014 4:03:09 PM,  14 COMMENTS

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Getting a Grip!
8/20/2014 3:55:59 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This morning after reading a featured blog Steph -Knee Uncensored 2 about how she thought losing the weight would fix everything. As if weight lo...  Read more


Day 468
8/20/2014 3:11:48 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Rest Day. Surprisingly not sore. Feeling good....  Read more


Hungry, hungry I am hungry
8/20/2014 2:47:06 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I remember a song like this from when I was little. "Hungry, hungry, I am able hungry. Table,, table here I come. I could eat a -----------------(f...  Read more


8/20/2014 2:06:19 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I finished my 30 days of Whole30 Monday and am starting to add foods back into my diet to see how my body reacts. I have to say, I did the Whole30 wi...  Read more


TOPS Tuesday 19 Aug 14
8/20/2014 12:34:16 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This week was our first weigh-in for our stay on the ball contest. I only lost 1/2 a pound, but every little bit counts. It's weird because on my ho...  Read more


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