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I'm not going to give up!
Saturday, August 02, 2014      4 comments

I went to an Accountability class at work this week. I didn't learn anything new, but it was what I needed to hear. I started my new job in the middle of June. I haven't gained any weight, in fact I've lost about 3 pounds. But, the las... Read more
Time to refocus
Thursday, June 12, 2014      0 comments

I feel like I've lost focus. I'm still tracking - but after I eat. I'm not planning ahead and I'm not eating as well as I would like. I feel like I'm just drifting along. I'm worried that if I don't get focused that I will gain back all of t... Read more
Buh Bye Medication
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      4 comments

I received some great news today. My doctor is taking me off one of my medications! My A1C levels are normal and my body is showing no signs of diabetes. Woot Woot!! I take five medicines and the goal is to lose three of them. She is estima... Read more
My body likes it
Tuesday, April 01, 2014      2 comments

I went to the doctor's yesterday. I'm down 30 lbs. since January 2013; almost 20 this year alone. She remarked that this is the lowest I've been in a long time. But, she said something very interesting; "whatever you are doing, your body like... Read more
Positive Attitude
Friday, March 07, 2014      5 comments

My last blog entry was very negative. I was frustrated about not being able to run as fast as I wanted and not being able to lose weight as fast as I wanted. Yes, that is frustrating. But, I shouldn't let that get me down. When I first... Read more
Managing Frustration and Impatience
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      2 comments

I'm frustrated and impatient. I've joined a 5k running group. I'm one of the slowest run/walkers. I tried to keep up with everyone last week, but my breathing was really rough. My trainer told me to not push myself so hard. That I nee... Read more
Temptation Weekend
Thursday, February 06, 2014      1 comments

This weekend is going to be a huge challenge/test for me! My youngest daughter is turning 12 years old on Saturday. We'll order pizza and make cupcakes for her sleepover tomorrow night. On Saturday, there will be a chocolate cake made fro... Read more
Excited about a new job (but worried too)
Sunday, February 02, 2014      3 comments

I got a new job! Yeah! I'm so excited but also worried. I quit my last job because of the stress. I worked long hours and traveled a lot. Because of this stress, I gain 40 lbs. (and I was already 40 lbs. overweight), my blood pressure... Read more
A pair of pants
Monday, January 20, 2014      5 comments

Another week! I did well last week. I lost another 2 lbs. Though it was early in the week, so hopefully I have not hit a plateau. My big surprise was a pair of pants. A couple of years ago, I bought a nice pair of black pants (same si... Read more
The Planets Aligned for Me
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      5 comments

My first week with SparkPeople is complete. I'm so proud of myself. I exercised everyday except one. I tracked my food everyday and stayed in my calorie range! I finally got it together. Usually I do very well with eating but don't exercise... Read more
Future Pep Talk for Me
Monday, January 13, 2014      2 comments

My first week towards a new me is done and I lost 3 lbs! I'm so excited. But, I'm so proud of myself. I exercised everyday, watched my calories and ate well. Hard work pays off! I need to remember how good it feels to get on the scale and s... Read more
Staying motivated
Saturday, January 11, 2014      2 comments

I've never done a blog before so I thought this might help me. I've been down this road several times. Always giving up or losing focus. But this time, I am going to win. I am going to meet my goal because I am worth it. When I was in schoo... Read more