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Ahhh...the ups and downs
7/29/2014 12:10:55 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, after a couple of days of skeptical amounts of weight loss I am back up, which is sort of a bummer but was only to be expected. We had a great d...  Read more


Special Blessings-July 29, 2014
7/29/2014 12:07:26 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Today I am especially blessed for the following; 1. Today, I had a nice day with my family. It is so nice when Jamie comes to visit. 2. J...  Read more


7/28/2014 11:15:43 PM,  3 COMMENTS

is my friend today. At least I've found some relief from this constant lower back pain. Chuggin' along......  Read more


Getting there. Working on a plan.
7/28/2014 3:29:21 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I've spent a good portion of today in front of my computer and on the phone. I started by reading a couple of articles about getting caught up on bill...  Read more


Pretty much...
7/28/2014 2:45:54 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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Possible plan.
7/28/2014 12:24:42 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm not exactly sure what I'm going to do or how to start, but I'm going to sit down with a cold drink (read as, "BEER") and try to make sense of this...  Read more


7/28/2014 12:02:07 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have been going to the gym since the first week of June. My typical workout includes 30-60 minutes of cardio - usually running and cycling. Or runni...  Read more


Stepping it up and Sticking with It
7/28/2014 12:00:32 PM,  3 COMMENTS

In my last blog I wrote about getting honest and renewing my goals. I am happy to report that I have been on track for the last ten days. I am track...  Read more


Losing out on so much...
7/28/2014 10:53:06 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So yet another week goes by and I am saddened by what I'm missing out on because of my weight/size. It seems as though every single week there's some...  Read more


Regrets and suffocation.
7/28/2014 10:49:49 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I feel like the situation with the bills is only getting worse. I so badly wish I could just get everything caught up. We make enough money to pay our...  Read more


Letting Go and Loving Myself
7/28/2014 9:46:20 AM,  12 COMMENTS

I'm climbing out of a funk. I've been here before, and I've come out of it - I can do it again. Over the weekend, I prepared for a healthy wee...  Read more


Exercise how's and when's
7/28/2014 9:45:27 AM,  2 COMMENTS

GENERAL Exercise is as basic a need as eating. I believe in a fitness lifestyle in which you achieve a balance between your eating habits and how an...  Read more


What's your excuse today?
7/28/2014 8:26:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Here are my excuses TO exercise today.... 1. It makes me feel so much better! 2. It puts me in a better mood! 3. It makes me feel a sense...  Read more


Special Blessings-July 28, 2014
7/28/2014 12:20:58 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. We went to the coffee shop this morning. 2. I got a large load of laundry done today....  Read more


Foam roller anyone?
7/27/2014 9:37:39 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I am learning to use my foam roller to alleviate pain. Does anyone have any resources for using a foam roller? Thanks in advance!...  Read more


Aging gracefully
7/27/2014 5:22:43 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I agree that aging can be hard, but the saying "GROWING UP SEEMS TO BE GIVING UP THE JOYS OF BEING YOUNG AT HEART/ FEELING ALIVE " doesn't have to be...  Read more


Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables --- I approve this idea!
7/27/2014 12:53:43 PM,  21 COMMENTS

550 265 291 372 369 474 373 367267 371 In the United States of America -- three hundred million tons of fresh produce is thrown away...  Read more


Just for Today
7/27/2014 10:28:46 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I am beginning to see progress in my workouts. It's been 10 weeks. No weight loss. I find myself getting discouraged about this. I remind myself this...  Read more


Special Blessings-July 27, 2014
7/27/2014 12:48:48 AM,  16 COMMENTS

Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. We went to the coffee shop this morning and lots of friends were there to visit with. 2...  Read more


Special Blessings-July 27, 2014
7/27/2014 12:48:48 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. We went to the coffee shop this morning and lots of friends were there to visit with. 2...  Read more


Headache go away
7/26/2014 11:49:45 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Moved my DD back from college apt. today. Headache all day. Ugh. Glad to have a massage chair....  Read more


Twenty Pounds
7/26/2014 7:00:06 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I am excited I hit my first small goal Iam now 1/3 of the way to my goal, I have been getting comments that I look good and they notice...  Read more


Day 38: Walked 10 MiLes, today ...
7/26/2014 4:05:56 PM,  2 COMMENTS

252 i saw a pic of some folks i used to know and it turned something inside of me. that citing was at 2am. and by 2pm today - i have managed to wa...  Read more


7/26/2014 1:00:30 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My husband is the most irritatingly oblivious human being on the face of the Earth. This morning alone have left two perfect examples. 1. I try...  Read more


it's saturday
7/26/2014 9:37:31 AM,  6 COMMENTS

i had a great time yesterday with my daughter. my good friend treated her to some ice cream, which she really enjoys. then we were off to enjoy the re...  Read more


7/26/2014 8:34:48 AM,  15 COMMENTS

The week flew by...We have been busy in the garden, picking weeding and canning.... We have made lots of pickles, shredded zucchini for later use...  Read more


Special Blessings-July 26, 2014
7/26/2014 12:17:39 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. We went to the coffee shop this morning to relax and visit with others. 2. I finished...  Read more


Saturday July 26th
7/25/2014 11:44:14 PM,  0 COMMENTS

In Calorie Range: Daily Calories (S-) (S -) (M -) (T -) (W -) (T - ) (F - ) Exercise Min. (S-) (S -) (M -) (T - ) (W - ) (T - ) (F - ) Exe...  Read more


7/25/2014 2:07:02 PM,  0 COMMENTS

This weekend I will finally check my measurements. I haven't done it in as long as I can remember, and certainly not since I started my current journ...  Read more


7/25/2014 1:02:07 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I went to my chiropractor appointment this morning. She basically told me my posture is horrible. I know this. Part of it is just pure habit/laziness....  Read more


A Gentle Reminder
7/25/2014 11:57:39 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Today, I was reminded why I had the Gastric Sleeve surgery and why I exercise religiously. My fiance was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. He is overwei...  Read more


Day 37: Karma's a Witch ...
7/25/2014 1:19:55 AM,  2 COMMENTS

15 i was komplain' bout my sister NOT Listening to me. and i did the same thing. (not listen to me). in one day i ate a plate of fried taters (i...  Read more


Special Blessings-July 25, 2014
7/25/2014 12:08:02 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Today I am especially blessed for the following; 1. Jim and I got up and cleaned the house this morning. 2. I got 3 loads of laundry done....  Read more


7/24/2014 9:06:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

This has been the longest, crappiest week I've had for a LONG time. The class I subbed in was absolutely god-awful. The kids were much better today, a...  Read more


My Violets
7/24/2014 8:29:28 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I told my team that I would post a photo of my violets. They do bloom almost all of the time. I do pretty well with them now. Many years ago, my mothe...  Read more


Because I gotta have faith..... (sing it!)
7/24/2014 2:10:24 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Last weekend I saw a 7 on my scale - as in I was in the 170's for the first time in years. Woohoo! Granted it was barely in the 170's as in 179.6 -...  Read more


7/24/2014 2:06:31 PM,  8 COMMENTS

~ GoOoOoOOoOoOood Thursday Morning, EVERYONE!!!!.....Finally not so lethargic.....I have been under the weather all week; however, I am more than grat...  Read more


Whats important?
7/24/2014 12:58:49 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I think the greatest thing you have is the 24 hours you have in front of you. The past is gone, the future is distant. today you can succeed. Set a...  Read more


Keeping Active
7/24/2014 12:57:15 PM,  9 COMMENTS

My mom was diagnosed with diabetes last month, and she has started following a Dr. supervised weight loss program. I decided to help her get some exer...  Read more


it's thursday
7/24/2014 8:50:25 AM,  8 COMMENTS

i feel a bit tired today. that is okay. school will be done tomorrow. then i will be off to spend some time with my daughter. i am so glad my good fri...  Read more


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