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Sticking to my exercise goal
Thursday, August 30, 2018      6 comments

I am managing to get in three days a week at the health club. Yesterday I really worked hard at it. I think I maybe worked a little too hard. I am very much in pain today. Hopefully, I'm in a little less when I go tomorrow. I only have to d... Read more
"To achieve your goals you must apply discipline and consistency."
Sunday, August 26, 2018      1 comments

I listened to a commencement speech given by Denzel Washington and he spoke about discipline and consistency and it really spoke to me. I taped those words up all over the house in places I would see it easily. ... Read more
Going Low Carb
Sunday, November 03, 2013      3 comments

I have been in so much pain lately. I have been having a hard time walking. I was having trouble even getting out of a chair. The pain in my hips and allover was awful. My daughter has been suggesting that I try low carb again. I did it ab... Read more
Trying to get myself back on track
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      2 comments

I'm done avoiding what I need to be doing thanks to some encouragement from my daughter. I have been dealing with some stressful issues. First was dealing with going back to work after the summer off. It's very difficult making time to exerci... Read more
Seem to be stuck.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      4 comments

Boy, trying to go from 260 to 259 just seems like an insurmountable challenge. I get close then gain a little. I've been at 260 for a while now. I go back to work next Monday after having the summer off. I'm hoping that helps.... Read more
Finally Ready Again
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      2 comments

I have been out of sorts for a little bit over a week. I took some time to visit my daughter in Phoenix and shortly after I got home my son and his girlfriend came to visit. I went out to eat very frequently and really didn't get any\exercise ... Read more
Time to AutoCorrect
Saturday, June 29, 2013      2 comments

I did not have a good week food or exercise wise. I made a juice today that I called Empty the Fridge Juice. It's a combo of ten different fruits and vegetables. I watered it down with an equal amount of water. That will be my drink for a goo... Read more
Made it through yesterday!
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday for some reason was a really stressful, off day for me. I ate a lot that I shouldn't have and I didn't exercise. Fortunately, I didn't gain any weight. Today I'm feeling better and back on track. I started the day with juicing (kal... Read more
Pledge to Myself
Monday, June 24, 2013      1 comments

Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of mysel... Read more
Having a Tough Time Today
Monday, June 24, 2013      3 comments

I'm feeling a lot of stress today for a couple different reasons. I am really trying not to binge. It's 10:30 and I already had my breakfast, snack and lunch. At this rate I'll be eating dinner by noon. I have to get this under control!... Read more
Foot Taping A Miracle!
Sunday, June 23, 2013      1 comments

I have been in pain from my right foot for years. I have no arch in my right foot at all. It happened three years ago when I broke a bone in my foot where the arch is. It causes foot, ankle and back pain, because everything is out of alignment... Read more
Me and the Scale
Saturday, June 22, 2013      2 comments

My daughter recommended that I weigh myself only once a week. I did give it an honest try, although difficult. I have decided to go back to weighing daily. Maybe, I'm too reliant on the scale. When I weigh daily and see my weight go up I kno... Read more
I Did Two Chair Videos Today
Friday, June 21, 2013      4 comments

Since I'm having temporary foot problems suggestions were made to try the chair exercises. Wow, i didn't expect them to be difficult. The first I did was an 11 minute cardio because the Biggest Loser contest's task for today was to do a cardio... Read more
Trying to deal with pain
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      4 comments

I normally wear an orthotic for a fallen arch. Recently my foot dr took it to be repaired. They handmade me a makeshift one in the meantime. It's going to take about five more weeks before I get mine back. I have quite a bit of pain when wal... Read more
A Learning Experience
Saturday, June 15, 2013      3 comments

I went to IHOP yesterday for lunch with my two daughters. It was decided upon to go while we were out shopping so I didn't do my usual look up of nutrition facts first. I could have used my phone to do it, but I felt like it would slow down ev... Read more

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