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Ten weeks in, and having some heath issues
Friday, November 20, 2015      4 comments

I forgot to write last week with all that is going on. I have now lost 23 pounds as of this morning, and 14 inches off of my measurements. That makes me feel great, but I wish I could get these other issues figured out. I started having hot... Read more
Still going strong after 8 weeks
Friday, November 06, 2015      4 comments

Another week has come and gone. Since it is almost 2 months now, I will give my totals as of today. 18.6 pounds lost 5 inches off my bust 5 inches off my waist 3.5 inches off my hips 0.5 inches off my neck I only missed 5 days ... Read more
Health Scare in Week 7
Friday, October 30, 2015      5 comments

As I was walking home from my daily walk last Sunday, I had terrible pressure in my chest and shortness of breath. I got terribly dizzy and light headed. I came home, got in the car, and went to the ER. My blood pressure was 178/100. I was admi... Read more
Really Happy About Week 6 Results
Friday, October 23, 2015      2 comments

I am still going strong and really enjoying the challenge of getting my exercise each day. Also, my food choices have been healthy. Some days when I have not eaten enough, I will have a peanut butter/celery snack before bed. So here we go with t... Read more
Week five is history
Saturday, October 17, 2015      2 comments

This was a busy week and I only got to exercise 5 days. We went to a casino for a 2-night stay and enjoyed getting out of here. I ate sensibly in the restaurant there and was able to log into SparkPeople on my phone to keep my streaks going! ... Read more
Fourth week completed
Saturday, October 10, 2015      4 comments

I cannot believe how quickly the time has gone. I have managed to exercise every day and keep just below the range for calories. During week 4 I lost 2.2 pounds and 1.5 inches. I credit the Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds DVD for the inches ... Read more
Third week results
Friday, October 02, 2015      7 comments

I am really excited about my progress in week 3. I lost 2.4 pounds, 1 inch off of my waist, and a half inch off of my hips. The exercise is really paying dividends. I did light aerobics to Leslie Sansone's 3 mile Walk Away the Pounds progra... Read more
Two full weeks on track
Friday, September 25, 2015      5 comments

I am so motivated to get healthy! I have exercised every day for at least an hour. I have tracked all of my food, and my refrigerator is filled with healthy foods. I have even started to eat baked fish, which I never ate before. Week 2 resu... Read more
One week on track
Saturday, September 19, 2015      2 comments

It is a small victory but I am celebrating. I have eaten sensibly, logged my foods, gotten my water in, exercised about an hour a day, and did not drink any alcohol at all. I really feel good and motivated to continue into week 2. This time... Read more
I'm back
Sunday, September 13, 2015      1 comments

I have been up and down with my weight since joining here in January of 2007. I was here last year for 100 days and then life got in the way. I was not committed to a lifestyle change. Well I am back again, and need to stay here till I get to go... Read more
Progress Report
Tuesday, September 23, 2014      2 comments

98 days ago on June 17 I started by journey again, and changed the way I think about food. I am still not eating grains and am keeping my carbs below 60 each day. I am staying at 1200 calories maximum. Daily exercise is a must, from 45 to 75 min... Read more
6 weeks in with no slips
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      3 comments

I forgot to post yesterday when I hit the 6 week mark. I have lost 13 pounds, mostly from my belly. Going grain free has energized me. I am motivated 100% to reach my goal and stay there. I am really enjoying the extra vegetables on my plate. ... Read more
4 weeks back on track!
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      5 comments

I weigh in on Tuesday mornings and lost another 2.2 pounds this week. That is a total of 10.2 pounds in 4 weeks. I have worked VERY hard, with no slips at all. First of all, I limit myself to less than 1,200 calories. I drink a gallon of wa... Read more
Changes that I am making to reach my first goal (10%)
Thursday, June 19, 2014      8 comments

My first goal is 19 pounds lost. I have no particular time frame in mind. what will be, will be. Food: 1,200 calories and no more than 60 carbs. Keep all others in range. Drink at least 10 cups of water a day. No grains. I am reading Grain ... Read more
Thursday, December 12, 2013      4 comments

Since beginning over last Friday, I have done 30 minutes of work-up-a-sweat exercise for seven days in a row. Today was rough to do, as I had myself almost talked into the fact that even God rested on the 7th day. But then I told myself that I'm... Read more

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