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Oh, RUTABAGA, Where have you BEEN all my life?
Monday, October 31, 2016      6 comments

Hi! I went to the farmer's market in on Saturday after a two-hour "Zumbaween" class. The market was closing up and I found two rutabagas ($1.00) each. That night I cut off both ends of one, scrubbed it clean, dried it with a paper towel, made... Read more
NO MORE CONSTANT "Run Nutrition Report" popups!
Thursday, October 27, 2016      2 comments

Hi! How many of you click on "Never show this again" and the prompt window to run your nutrition report just keeps popping up? I realize this doesn't happen to everyone but it sure does happen to a lot of us, and cookies have nothing to do with... Read more
The first "Biggest Loser" week was not the best start, but I'm sticking with it.
Friday, October 21, 2016      2 comments

Brand-new weigh-in tomorrow, including measurements. I'm just short of 180 right now and I don't want to go any higher - time to hit the "Reset" button! Have a good weekend, everyone!... Read more
My work is starting a "Biggest Loser" competition beginning Friday, October 14th...
Sunday, October 09, 2016      5 comments

Hello everyone, having a fall competition at work will help to reinforce my commitment because I am a naturally competitive person and I plan to try very hard to win! It goes by percentage lost, not pounds; so it will be more fair for everyone, ... Read more
WOW! The FREE Workout Videos on SparkPeople are AMAZING!
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      3 comments

I started checking out some of the dance exercise videos this evening and I was really, really happy! I love any kind of dance, and you can find almost any kind of dance here! Plus when I maximize to full screen it's still very good quality so... Read more
Set up goals and entered measurements.
Sunday, August 28, 2016      1 comments

Wow, this year has sped by so fast! I can't believe September is this Thursday and today is only eighteen weeks until the New Year! Today I weigh 177. If I can lose just 1.5 lbs. per week until 2017, I can lose 27 lbs. and be 150! Can I do it... Read more
Going to Zumba today at 11am; birthday dinner with my son tonight
Saturday, August 20, 2016      2 comments

Hi everyone, I will be returning to my favorite Zumba class this morning after a long absence. I am now almost forty pounds heavier, but I'm still going. I will be celebrating my birthday with my son and his girlfriend this evening. Late dinn... Read more
Yesterday I completed my very first, successful restart day!
Friday, August 19, 2016      4 comments

Calories/Carbs/Protein/Fiber: 1,270/112/54/111/46 I have also cut out bread and baked goods completely, as well as alcohol. Have a great day!... Read more
This is IT! Happy Birthday to me and a Brand New Chapter!
Thursday, August 18, 2016      6 comments

Hello Everyone, so this is my kick-off. I turn 58 today and it's a full moon tonight! My weight was higher than I expected 178, which means I have regained 38 lbs. since March 10th of this year. That's okay; I accept it. I figured out that i... Read more
Keeping to about 1300-1400 calories per day with high nutrition
Monday, August 15, 2016      1 comments

Hello! This is day 3 of my preliminary "detox" before embarking on my new start on Thursday. So far, so good. No planned activity yet but I'll get there. I'm starting to feel better already! Cheers!... Read more
Just started posting nutrition in advance of my "Reboot" on August 18th
Saturday, August 13, 2016      1 comments

Hi everyone, I just started tracking nutrition. It's very user friendly. I am going to aim for 1200-1300 calories per day and I hope to lose 1-2 lbs. per week. Today I am organizing my pantry and refrigerator and planning meals. I am getting re... Read more
Last "Cheat Day" before re-embarking on my journey to better health...
Thursday, August 11, 2016      3 comments

Hello! It is now one week before my 58th birthday. I hope to use the six days after today to "detox" my system and "reboot" so I will be ready for a fresh start on August 18th. I am hoping to lose two pounds per week but I realize that may be ... Read more
Starting over on my 58th birthday, August 18, 2016!
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      1 comments

Hello everyone, From an all-time high of 217 lbs. on leap year, 2/29/2008 to a post-menopausal low of 140 as recently as March 10, 2016, I now find myself at about 175 lbs.! (Yes, I have regained, lost and regained this weight again.) It's time... Read more

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