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  • one more day

    4/30/2017 9:13:51 AM, by MREE777

    of birthday parties and then I can get back to normal....or rather discover what the new normal is. My birthday was Thursday, party Friday night... Read more

  • Learn as I go

    4/28/2017 7:52:53 AM, by MREE777

    so, yesterday I cut back on the phentermine to one pill in the morning and one in the afternoon. I was still nauseated in the morning, but not a... Read more

  • too much

    4/27/2017 8:17:12 AM, by MREE777

    I think the doctor put me on too much medicine. I have a hard time eating anything at all; I have to force myself to eat. My stomach's been... Read more

  • Which End Is Up?

    4/26/2017 8:29:25 AM, by RUMBLETIGER

    I thought as I get nearer and nearer to an empty nest, things would get easier, or slower, or something. I wasn't thinking it would get busier a... Read more

  • Feeling Blessed

    4/25/2017 8:24:37 AM, by MREE777

    My life is busier than it's ever been--I work two jobs, I am taking a difficult class at church, I have a bible study on Friday nights, and praye... Read more

  • one week in

    4/23/2017 9:38:24 AM, by MREE777

    and I have dropped 11.6lbs! Praise God! It's working. It's not as hard as I thought to cut the calories because the appetite suppressant keeps... Read more

  • Doctor's visit

    4/17/2017 11:34:36 AM, by MREE777

    So, I went to the weight loss clinic. A medical doctor who specializes in weight loss without surgery started it and his son joined him in the p... Read more

  • Some pix from this year

    4/15/2017 10:24:41 AM, by MREE777

    This is a picture of one of the stained glass windows... Read more

  • A Lesson Learned

    4/15/2017 10:10:02 AM, by MREE777

    so, I did really well on the low carb plan. Then I got tired of it. And the holidays were coming up. I figured I'd go off for the holidays... Read more

  • 3 months in

    3/8/2017 7:44:18 AM, by MREE777

    I just need to write out what I'm doing to help me gain some perspective. I tend to get up at about 5am to get ready for work. (For me th... Read more

  • I'm back!

    3/8/2017 7:32:57 AM, by MREE777

    So, my brother surprised me with a new 39" smart tv for Christmas. This is the first new tv I've had since 1989. I haven't watched television i... Read more

  • Starting Over

    1/2/2017 4:44:23 PM, by ANGELAIRENE

    Never wanted to see anything close to 260's again but here I am. Hope to knock this down soon with a good diet and exercise. I'll keep you posted... Read more

  • 2017

    12/31/2016 8:53:16 AM, by MREE777

    I am very excited about the New Year! God has blessed me in so many ways this past year. My life looks different in December than it did last ... Read more

  • Celebrating His birth!

    12/25/2016 8:16:36 AM, by MREE777

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  • feeling motivated

    11/29/2016 4:28:07 PM, by ANGELAIRENE

    life is good and so am I. I have started this weight loss journey again and I know i have a long road ahead of me. Starting with a walk at least ... Read more

  • Starting over

    11/29/2016 12:04:51 AM, by ANGELAIRENE

    don't like what i'm becoming so I can only change it . Hope to say goodbye real soon to the 260's... Read more

  • Redirected Thanksgiving

    11/25/2016 8:46:38 AM, by MREE777

    Okay, so here's a bLog of my past week. Probably boring, but I just need to write it out. It's been crazy, painful, and fun in turns. The ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving day with friends

    11/24/2016 9:01:12 PM, by MREE777

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  • vision board

    11/19/2016 10:39:05 PM, by MREE777

    Today I created my first ever vision board. The vision board is a collage of images, text, etc. that bring to mind all of the positive things... Read more

  • Crustless Spinach Quiche

    11/7/2016 8:28:42 AM, by MREE777

    This recipe is direct from the Atkins website. It's really good as is. I tried another recipe from the website and it made me ill for two days,... Read more

  • Accepting the truth

    11/5/2016 9:54:29 AM, by MREE777

    Since I've been doing the low carb diet I've dropped a total of 35lbs. I'm very happy with that and plan to continue this way of eating. Ho... Read more

  • reality sets in

    10/29/2016 10:13:08 AM, by MREE777

    Yay! I've lost the 10lbs I gained in the last month. Praise God! So, I tried on my evening gown this morning--you know, the one that I've had... Read more

  • Voting in TX

    10/28/2016 8:35:28 AM, by MREE777

    I believe it's every American's responsibility to vote in every election. Don't take this freedom that other nations do NOT have for granted. H... Read more

  • Mini goals

    10/28/2016 8:32:13 AM, by MREE777

    I don't know about you, but I seem to keep on track best by setting mini goals for myself. My next mini goal is an elegant evening out with ... Read more

  • the unexpected

    10/22/2016 9:43:54 AM, by MREE777

    So, I went on vacation and had a fabulous time! Got back to work Monday and on Wednesday I got a call from my oldest brother saying that my you... Read more

  • A vacation to Eureka Springs, AR

    10/8/2016 10:52:49 AM, by MREE777

    How do I condense everything we saw and heard into a blog? I'll try to just give the highlights because otherwise it'll be long, and probably bo... Read more

  • Loved this!

    9/28/2016 11:26:07 PM, by MREE777

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  • September oddities

    9/25/2016 9:53:23 AM, by MREE777

    Fall is an exciting time of the year for me. It's fresh, crisp, clean, new. My church starts new Bible studies and classes in the Fall. I am i... Read more

  • 4 month update on low carb diet

    9/12/2016 7:40:39 AM, by MREE777

    Down 31.5 lbs 4.5 inches in chest 7 inches in waist 6 inches in hips 3.25 inches in thighs 1 inch in calves 1.5 inches in arms ... Read more


    9/10/2016 1:13:51 PM, by MREE777

    23 days until Vacation! Haven't been on one in 2 years. My roommate and I couldn't afford to do what we wanted--go back to CA to visit all o... Read more

  • I got a Haircut

    9/1/2016 11:41:58 AM, by CANYON_GAL

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  • Being a mad scientist

    8/20/2016 12:21:17 PM, by MREE777

    That's what I feel like when I cook sometimes. Here's the process: "hmmm, what sounds good to cook?" "Aha!, But I don't know how to make tha... Read more

  • Farmer's Market in Cedar City, UT

    8/7/2016 12:09:29 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    I am now in Utah. I lived here about 28 years ago, ... Read more

  • crazy fun worship at my chruch

    8/7/2016 9:26:17 AM, by MREE777

    G1Vg https://youtu.be/elrj8KC
    sEwg I don't know why you weren't able to view... Read more

  • Yahoo!

    8/7/2016 9:15:02 AM, by MREE777

    As of this morning I'm down 25lbs since starting low carb eating in the middle of May. Thank you , Jesus! Next goal: to lose another 10l... Read more

  • Sunday Morning Breakfast

    7/10/2016 10:42:28 AM, by MREE777

    A friend of mine (now close to 90) once told me to eat: like a king at breakfast, a prince at lunch, and a pauper at dinner. Of course this advi... Read more

  • Happy Dance!

    7/6/2016 10:39:33 AM, by MREE777

    That moment when you realize you can put your pants on without undoing them!... Read more

  • low carb muffins

    7/4/2016 12:55:20 PM, by MREE777

    Mary's Blueberry Muffins 2 C almond flour 1 tbsp baking powder .25 tsp salt 1 medium ripe banana 3 large eggs 4 tbsp oil (I divide... Read more

  • This week's check in

    6/20/2016 10:40:06 AM, by MREE777

    As of this morning: Down 18lbs 3" in chest 4.5" in waist 4" in hips What I've realized this week: I need to increase water. ... Read more

  • Bison Season

    6/15/2016 4:29:46 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    This guy decided to block traffic, which was ok becau... Read more

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