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What a Day!
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      16 comments

So nothing went as planned yesterday. So, apparently, the learning curriculum for yesterday was, learn how to handle things being turned upside down. Only being on my 5th day of OA, it seemed like a pretty advanced lesson! I left for wo... Read more
Fall Festival, Good Service
Monday, September 19, 2016      13 comments

I had another good day on plan. We went to the local farm and attended their Fall Festival. It was fun. The GD's enjoyed the different activities...scooters, bouncy blob, tractor pull, and hayslide. DD found a Scentsy burner she was wanting ... Read more
Success & Planning
Sunday, September 18, 2016      12 comments

I had a successful visit with my daughter's family and attending the birthday party yesterday. Hooray! We were there from 1:30 til 10 pm. So I ate the things I had planned for the party. Then, when we were still there at supper time (my othe... Read more
OA...24 hours in...party ahead
Saturday, September 17, 2016      8 comments

I completed 24 hours in "abstinence." Abstinence in OA is defined as abstaining from anything outside of your eating plan. My eating plan is to eat 3 meals a day and stay in a 1200-1300 calorie range. Every OA member chooses their own eating ... Read more
OA...A New Beginning
Friday, September 16, 2016      17 comments

I worked from home yesterday. I like working from home because it is less stressful...however, I am free to eat with no one seeing me or judging me. And I did. By about noon, I was stuffed. In my head, I really want to find the key to stoppi... Read more
Back Home to the ET Plan
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      9 comments

I'm coming off a week of being "off track" for the most part. We visited Josh over the weekend. I ate and ate and drank diet cola's the whole time. This morning, I have a food hangover. One of the most disturbing things about the weekend was... Read more
Back Home to the Corral
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      3 comments

CRR (Confess-Reassess-Recommit) Alert... I have been "off plan" for 4 days...well 3 days, really. Sunday was my reset day and it is a high-calorie day. However, I did not get back on plan completely on Monday and continued to falter on Tu... Read more
POWER Lifestyle!
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      12 comments

In my reading of a past blog today, I had stated... "I heard a good saying on Biggest Loser today. It came from Sugar Ray Leonard. He stated we need POWER...Prepare...Overcome...W in Every Round." I really like this. It would make a good pla... Read more
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      10 comments

I was successful in my first Week 2 C25K run last night. It was more challenging...but I did it! My average bpm was 132. The workout portion was 21 minutes. However, my heart rate stayed up during the 5-minute "cool down" so I got the 25 min... Read more
Making Progress...Fitter and Healthier after 4 Weeks On Plan!
Monday, June 20, 2016      15 comments

So, after changing my attitude and deciding that I do not care what the number on the scale says, this week's weigh in showed a 3-lb loss. Hmm. I was happy about it but refuse to get too "into" it. I'm glad the scale is showing some response ... Read more
New Focus...On the I CAN's!
Thursday, June 16, 2016      12 comments

My mind is SO much better today. I've switched gears. The heck with the number on the scale. I am now focusing on getting fit and improving my nutritional intake. I'm continuing ET (Extreme Transformation) eating and exercising...it's a good... Read more
Confession, Reassessment, Recommitment...Spark on!
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      11 comments

As of today, I've started planning a trip to NC to visit DS over the July 4th weekend. It has lifted my spirits. I've really been struggling with feeling down. I had my first binge this morning in 23 days. Ugh. I actually have an entry in m... Read more
Beating the "mehs"
Monday, June 13, 2016      6 comments

I'm staying the course...despite the slight gain on the scale yesterday. I did have my reset day yesterday...then the low-carb dinner. It was nice...food-wise. We went to Red Lobster to celebrate our anniversary...a few days late. The food w... Read more
Fighting Water Retention
Sunday, June 12, 2016      12 comments

Hmm...super disappointing weigh in today...up 0.4 lbs...what? By the numbers, that is NOT possible. I had deficits...good ones...every day. I've kept up with my exercise. I've eaten on plan for my meals. There's only one possible reason for... Read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      12 comments

Yesterday was my wedding anniversary! 35 years! DH got me a cute coral tree for my necklaces and bracelets. Apparently 35 is the "coral" anniversary. ... Read more

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