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My Doctor says Hooray for SparkPeople!
Thursday, February 02, 2012      4 comments

I had a checkup at the doctor's office this week. It was all good news! I had lost 15 lbs. in the 6 weeks since I had been there last!!! My doctor was so proud of me. Here's the story: I had been feeling really bad for several months pr... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I'm not obese anymore!
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      66 comments

This morning I weighed in at 174 lbs. I am 5'4" so that means my BMI is now 29.9. I just said goodbye to obesity hopefully forever!!! I just want to give you some of my feelings. This milestone may be different for everybody, but here go... Read more
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      0 comments

I am still having trouble with that "trouble goal" of overindulging at get-togethers. I also have a different routine on the weekend, just like many other people. So my exercise hasn't been happening. One weekend day is good to rest entir... Read more
Fast Break Stage "Trouble Goal"
Friday, January 13, 2012      1 comments

Today, I'm thinking about my "Trouble Goal." I am in the Fast Break stage of my Spark Diet, and I'm following the steps pretty closely. It is a good way to stay on track and earn lots of Spark Points to boot. What is my trouble goal??? I... Read more
Counting Calories in a Busy World
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      1 comments

I would love to count calories every day! I feel more in touch with my weight loss journey when I am doing it. But in reality, we can't do this every day. We do have a real life! It is hard to know if we are staying in the exact range of... Read more
I want to say "Goodbye" to Obesity forever!
Friday, January 06, 2012      2 comments

I am 5'4" and today I weighed in at 178 lb. Yes, it's hard to believe, but I am obese according to the BMI charts. But not for much longer! 176 lb. is the lower limit for obesity for my height. Once I go lower than 176, I won't be obese ... Read more
Mindful Eating
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      5 comments

A month ago, I found myself 50 lbs heavier than I was supposed to be. It was all due to mindless eating! I ate for all kinds of reasons I wasn't supposed to, and more obviously *I ate all the time*! I thought I was hungry, but I wasn't. I th... Read more
Diet Soda
Friday, December 30, 2011      2 comments

I'm not really a soda drinker at all. I never buy it for home and I don't miss it at all. It is on my mind today because I went out to celebrate my daughter's birthday. Not thinking, I ordered a regular soda. After we left I realized I just ... Read more
My 1200 calorie Quest
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      4 comments

I'm working on 1200 calories as a goal. I've found that I need to keep my breakfast and lunch calories to a certain number so that I can have a larger dinner that I'm used to. So far, here's the breakdown: 200 Calories for Breakfast ... Read more
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
Monday, December 26, 2011      1 comments

Wishing you and your families a Blessed Christmas Season and a Happy New Year! Lots of love, good fortune, happiness, and good health in 2012 and always. Always remember God loves you!... Read more