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Cycling Days
Thursday, February 09, 2017      6 comments

My BFF had WLS and has already lost 35 pounds! So proud of her! I have wanted to get WLS but my insurance refuses to cover it despite my doctor's insistence that it's medically necessary. I've lost 40 pounds before so I know what I have to d... Read more
Definitely NOT Starting Over
Monday, January 09, 2017      3 comments

It's been there inside me, just waiting for when I was ready. I did fifteen minutes of cardio/ strength today via a Leslie Sansone workout. My arms are sore. ?? Tomorrow I plan on riding the bike. Wednesday I'll take off bc of an appt, but Th... Read more
It's Not Starting Over
Monday, December 05, 2016      8 comments

It's continuing my lifestyle change. Okay, so since August when my husband had 2 surgeries I haven't been as committed as I want to be. And last mon... Read more
November Rollercoaster
Sunday, December 04, 2016      6 comments

November's roller coaster has finally slowed (fingers crossed for an end in sight!). My grandmother had another stroke and, after lingering for a week,... Read more
Day 4 #20byChristmas
Friday, October 28, 2016      2 comments

I took yesterday off because my body needed it. Today I'm still sore but have a walk planned this evening to keep from getting stiff. Food yesterday wasn't so great; we had a BBQ at work. I felt so nasty afterwards! Just goes to show that I sh... Read more
Day 3 #20byChristmas
Wednesday, October 26, 2016      5 comments

Morning 1 Miracle Mile done! I am feeling sore all over my body but especially in my legs. I plan on walking in the park with a friend after work today. Food will be pretty much the same as yesterday. NSV: I was craving something sweet after... Read more
Day 2 #20byChristmas
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      3 comments

I got 2 workouts in yesterday, but didn't entirely stick to my mealplan. Evenings are the worst! So today's goal is to stick to my mealplan. I'm doing... Read more
Day 1 #20byChristmas
Monday, October 24, 2016      2 comments

Workout this morning: 1 Miracle Mile with Leslie Sansone. I also have a 2 mile walk at a local park planned with a friend after work. Eating, as usual,... Read more
Down 2.2 lbs
Tuesday, October 11, 2016      7 comments

I hit reset on the workout program 3 weeks ago now and have lost 2.2 pounds! I'm happy with my progress, especially since I've had a set back with a tooth filling that caused a previously undiagnosed case of TMJ to flare up really bad (it's a LO... Read more
Restart
Sunday, July 24, 2016      4 comments

The impulse stimulator trial worked. Jon is going in a little less than 2 weeks to have it permanently implanted. Keeping my fingers crossed that we can keep the leads in the right spots! Honest Truth: I relapsed into my old habits, eating sug... Read more
Walking & Back News
Thursday, July 07, 2016      3 comments

So my husband is getting an impulse stimulator trial starting next Tuesday. If it works to alleviate his pain at least 70%, then it will become permanent. We are very excited and nervous! I have been going walking with a friend and rediscovere... Read more
Been a While Blog
Monday, May 23, 2016      2 comments

So the past...not sure how long it's been since I last blogged...has been a roller coaster. Workman's Comp denied hubby's claim and we had to go back to ... Read more
Husband's Back & Other News
Friday, April 08, 2016      3 comments

The appointment went really well ok Wednesday. The doctor agreed that he needs something different from medication since it isn't doing anything to help ... Read more
Down a Few Pounds
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      4 comments

I once did a weight-loss program where I weighed in every day. No counting calories. Nothing but weighing in EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. It *seriously* stressed me out and I ended up gaining weight on it. Now I weigh in once every two weeks or one and a... Read more
Back on Track
Tuesday, April 05, 2016      5 comments

So I struggled for the past month and some change while getting off of sugar. I ate other things and generally just mucked my weight loss up. I gained a couple pounds. It happens. Let's move on. There is a lot going on in my personal... Read more

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