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Thinking about my progress ...
Friday, March 15, 2013      9 comments

I read a blog today that inspired me to think about how far I have come, where I am now, and where I want to be. I have lost over 70 pounds from my highest point and have kept if off for several years now. Over 20 of that was lost since I ... Read more
I'm definitely making progress
Friday, February 15, 2013      5 comments

My son, daughter-in-law, her sister and our grandpuppy arrived last night for a visit. They brought oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies. The sister did some baking this morning - all kinds of chocolate sweets. They are for a party they are goi... Read more
Goals for February
Saturday, February 02, 2013      5 comments

It's just 17 days until we leave for our first of 3 big vacations this year. My goals for the next 17 days: 1) Go to the gym 14 times in the next 17 days. Average 60 minutes of exercise. Include swimming at least 4 of these visits. 2)... Read more
January results
Friday, February 01, 2013      2 comments

I made good progress in January. Weight loss - 5 pounds Inches lost - 1 inch off chest and hips, now in the 30's for both. Goal is to lose 3 more in both areas, hoping to do this by the end of August. 1/2 inch off waist - with many m... Read more
One thing at a time
Saturday, January 26, 2013      5 comments

It seems that I can only work on one thing at a time. Well, maybe I am exaggerating. I've been sticking to my plan and seem to have stalled again on losing weight. Other good things are happening, though. I was having a lot of trouble sl... Read more
It's working
Monday, January 14, 2013      4 comments

I decided last week that I needed to do some minor tweaking because I wasn't seeing the weight loss I wanted, but I was still happy with other aspects of the improvements I am seeing. I weighed myself at the gym today and lost 3.25 pounds this ... Read more
Time for some tweaking
Thursday, January 10, 2013      1 comments

I know I have made a lot of progress since joining SparkPeople, but not so much in the weight loss area. I am exercising 45-60 minutes a day, which is one of my biggest changes. I found a meal plan I can stick to called Carb Cycling, from Dr. ... Read more
Week one 2013
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      2 comments

I'm still not losing weight the way I would hope. I have been very good about working out, typically putting in 45-60 minutes a day. I've been checking my target heart rate and know I'm working at the right level, though on the low end. I sti... Read more
Day One of the New Year
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      0 comments

Today has been going very well. We just got back from the gym where I did 45 minutes of cardio, followed by a jacuzzi. I feel so good. ... Read more
My 2013 Goals
Monday, December 31, 2012      1 comments

The following are my goals for 2013: 1. Nutrition – I am doing a pretty good job of planning my meals and sticking to them, with the exception that I will sometimes (once a week) go off track late at night. In 2013, I want to be more caref... Read more
What I Have Learned in 2012
Sunday, December 30, 2012      4 comments

I have been wanting to start a blog in 2013. I read a blog today looking back over 2012, and forward to 2013, which inspired me to do the same. So, a little bit of introduction is in order. I've been fighting my weight most of my adult life. ... Read more

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