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Medication and appetite.
Saturday, November 15, 2014      10 comments

I have been taking a medication for the last 3 days that has increased my appetite and has me going over on my calories. I'm paying attention so I don't go over by more than 150 but it's enough to make me nervous. It hasn't affected my weight as... Read more
I hit my second 5% drop in weight!
Sunday, November 02, 2014      27 comments

I thought yesterday was Saturday and running on that assumption did my weekly weigh in. I stepped into a surprise! I got on and the digits stopped at exactly 302.0! That is .6 pounds less than I needed to get off to hit my 5% Fall Challenge goal... Read more
More Pictures!
Saturday, October 25, 2014      27 comments

DH with baby Damara Me with baby Damara DH with Dennis. Dennis is getting so big! ... Read more
The meaning of bingeing.
Friday, October 24, 2014      6 comments

I just read an article here on SP titled “What to do after a binge” and finally got the definition of binge eating straight. I realized that I have not had a problem with binge eating for a very long time regardless of what I have posted in prev... Read more
Embarrassed to work out in front of DH???
Wednesday, October 22, 2014      15 comments

I was making up yet another excuse not to exercise this morning and it occurred to me that being embarrassed is the worst thing for my workouts! Hubby had triple hernia surgery two weeks ago and is home for an additional four weeks. I enjoy hubb... Read more
My doctor is thrilled!
Saturday, October 18, 2014      15 comments

Went to the doctor yesterday for a continuing problem with my shoulder and she had gotten a report from my pain management doctor with my latest weight on it from when I had last visited him and then I got weighed when I was there and there was ... Read more
Pictures of the new granddaughter!
Saturday, October 18, 2014      27 comments

Here is Damara Jean: D... Read more
Off the rails!
Friday, October 17, 2014      22 comments

So I was cruising along the tracks and doing good! Even the pizza only got eaten to the tune of a piece and a half. Then I found which emotion triggers my binge monster! ... Read more
Identifying my trigger food...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      11 comments

I've been looking over my entries in my SparkCoach Program and I have come to the conclusion that Pizza emoticon... Read more
A new visual reward system!
Sunday, October 12, 2014      18 comments

I was reading MCJOYFUL's blog entry and she had made a visual reward sign and I borrowed the idea and made one of my own! I picked out one of SP's great motivational quotes then I used my computer's paint program to place dots on it in 38 places... Read more
Passive/Assertive not as bad as Passive/Aggressive I suppose!
Thursday, October 09, 2014      11 comments

This is a rather long blog but I decided not to split it into two parts simply because it goes so nicely together. I have been doing a self esteem workshop through my Chair Exercise Team as I have mentioned before and I am learning so much about... Read more
Getting exercise in sideways again - but DH is home and doing all right, so YAY!
Wednesday, October 08, 2014      10 comments

I am still doing all my exercise around the house taking care of things including waiting on DH hand and foot! Today will be less intense than the last two days as he is increasing what he does. He is having some pain but it is not near as inten... Read more
Stress NOT eating..........is it possible?
Monday, October 06, 2014      12 comments

So as you know hubby goes in later today for his surgery and I of course, am a worrier. Worry creates stress in me and stress used to equal eating. The last couple of days I have had trouble with not being able to eat. I eat but I'm not coming c... Read more
So I got rid of 6.4 pounds this week.........
Saturday, October 04, 2014      18 comments

I've been thinking about how this happened and have come to the conclusion that the answer has two parts. First for two weeks I lost small amounts of weight and it was my TOM last week. Second I upped my water intake by another four to six 8 oz.... Read more
No wonder my pictures show a difference after 18 pounds gone!
Wednesday, October 01, 2014      25 comments

A team leader of Making Daily Choices Count posted a terrific picture of what 5, 10, 15, and 20 pounds of fat looks like and boy was I surprised! I also found a picture of muscle size verses fat size! Wow, what a difference! So even though muscl... Read more

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