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Consistency has become a habit
Wednesday, September 09, 2020      4 comments

Consistency has become a habit. I’ve signed in 69 straight days. We gave up sugar on August 22 and gave away all the flour, pasta, and other foods that were not low carb. We make choices now between one kind of good or another kind of good. ... Read more
Big breakthrough from stroke symptoms in the night !!!!
Monday, August 10, 2020      8 comments

I am so excited. My sense of balance is much improved, I can walk without walker or cane, and I can lift my left arm up to cabinet level again. I woke up almost back to where I was. Can’t decide what to do first with my newfound abilities. Lif... Read more
Could use some prayer
Thursday, August 06, 2020      6 comments

I’ve had 2 more mini strokes this week. Hubby has to dress me, using a walker, but used hubby and cane to get to welcome bench in garden. Yesterday I could not have done that. My Fitbit only recorded my 250 indoor steps. Rest were more of a shuf... Read more
Bit of humor here
Sunday, August 02, 2020      2 comments

I went to my dr. And he concurred that I had another mini stroke referred to as a tia. Then as I was sharing more with him I meant to use that word. Instead I said tmi. He started laughing and told me that meant too much information. I quickly... Read more
moderation and me
Friday, July 03, 2020      3 comments

I do pretty well in moderation. I stop eating when I'm full, I use a smaller plate, I choose healthier choices. So what is my problem. I forget what moderation I already practiced for the day. I choose too often. lol. I need to get back to r... Read more
New normal is not normal
Wednesday, April 22, 2020      3 comments

I have been quarantined for a while now. We are healthy, well stocked kitchen, very supportive husband. So what is my problem. Stress is wearing me down. I look tired, I feel tired, I AM tired. I need to get back to trying to lose weight. I a... Read more
Gonna renew my efforts
Friday, November 15, 2019      2 comments

Looking over my last blogs reminded me that life has continued with more of the same. Another stroke, more discomfort, more excuses, and lack of follow through. I am deciding this day to renew my efforts. I have had lots of positive things occur... Read more
Last blog was great. I just didn't do it !!!
Thursday, November 29, 2018      1 comments

The discomfort in my body has kept me from living to the fullest. Sitting in my chair and distracting my mind with my games has become a habit. My weight has crept up, my clothes are too tight, and I don't feel good about myself. I keep hoping... Read more
stroke symptoms aint gonna win!
Sunday, August 19, 2018      2 comments

So this a confession day. First to myself and then to my friends. I had another event about the first of August. I am having weird symptoms and have been sitting in my chair, waiting for them to get better. I have been indulging myself to... Read more
So glad for new beginnings
Monday, March 19, 2018      3 comments

I do much better when I record my food. My meds are controlling my afib and its time to quit using comfort food. My weight is up and my willpower is down. I love SparkPeople. ... Read more
Note to self
Friday, April 14, 2017      2 comments

Okay, I screwed up. I had a couple of months of physical therapy and quit other exercise and stopped using sp. I gradually slipped back to old habits. Good news is that I can start over from this day forth. Feel like I need to go to confession,... Read more
I lost 2 lbs on a weeks trip that included a hearsal dinner, wedding meal, 9 catered meals .
Monday, February 13, 2017      27 comments

I feel so proud of myself. Although I did not record my food on the trip, I did it in my head and deliberately did a few smart things. 1. I watched people eat their dessert and thought of my new jeans two sizes smaller 2, I ate only till I... Read more
I month down in recording two sizes down in new jeans !!!!
Thursday, January 26, 2017      5 comments

My first month in new beginning is winding down. I recorded food every day. I stayed within my calorie limit every time but could have had more nutrition if I left off some snacks. I wanted to see what my current habits look like. In February... Read more
Days of snow has not slowed me up but a leg issue has
Saturday, January 07, 2017      2 comments

I have tracked my food every day so far this yr. I'm spending time in the recliner because of pain in my calf, but today I'm gonna do a seated sp workout, we are expecting another major Storm, but I'm gonna keep cooking healthy, enjoying t... Read more
Fresh beginning in the new year!!!! I
Sunday, January 01, 2017      7 comments

I have been counting down the days. I plan to be faithful to my plan. SP gives me inspiration to do what I need to do. My A1c was down to 6.1 after six months on Victoza. My dr was thrilled for me. Now I'm after the weight.... Read more

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