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Thank you former self.
Saturday, May 17, 2014      1 comments

I was adding a photo to my page and decided to read an entry I posted from 2012 about motivation. It reminded me why I began this journey: to lower my bp, overcome family history of heart disease and fit into a dress. ... Read more
Motivation of the moment.
Thursday, March 22, 2012      0 comments

I'm at the tail end of the flu that morphed into a bronchial infection. Whew. I really do believe the bugs get worse as the cures get weaker; but I digress. Thank God for the hope of prayer. So, my philosophy on healthy eating, diet, exercis... Read more
Thursday, March 15, 2012      4 comments

I'm finally HCG free and ready to eat normal healthy meals, and I get the flu! What? Soo bummed about that. But the lil' bit of eggs with cheese I could eat this morning sure was tasty.... Read more
Sooooo ready!
Monday, March 12, 2012      1 comments

Sooo ready for the end of the week and the next chapter. I can't believe I've lost the12 twelve pounds my tracking shows. But like the soup commercial says, "They fit!" Not being uncomfortable when I bend to tie my shoes sure does feel good.... Read more
Grateful; glad I did it, but ready for the next phase.
Monday, March 05, 2012      5 comments

Well, I'm 145 lbs as of yesterday, 144 today, but I always give it a couple of days to stick. I stalled, expectantly, for about a week and I have a little over a week left in phase 1 of HCG. I'm really pleased with the progress: weight loss, t... Read more
Met my weekly weight-loss goal!!
Friday, February 24, 2012      2 comments

Okay, I'm definitely a believer. I met my weekly weigh-in goal of 149lbs. Woo hoo!! I had dinner at Claim Jumpers yesterday to celebrate the birthday of a loved one I recently lost. I tried to eat reasonably. I had the chicken kabobs, a gree... Read more
Lack of sleep was the culprit.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      1 comments

Ok, I got some rest; took an extra nap and when I woke I weighed myself again and was just above my goal weight for the end of week one. Yaaay. Really glad about that!... Read more
In a stall!
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      2 comments

Ok, so I haven't lost weight in two days. The first day, my fat intake was up due to eating lean ground beef mixed with lean ground turkey for all my meals. Well, yesterday I had chicken and broccoli, very low fat. I still didn't lose anythin... Read more
Over the hump.
Sunday, February 19, 2012      0 comments

Ok , I decided I'm not going to blog every day, but I had to today. First, I woke with no headache!! Soo excited about that. I believe it might have been my "lemonade." When I made it I cut the lemons up and put them in the bottle too. I bel... Read more
Made it through day one fine.
Friday, February 17, 2012      0 comments

So, day 1 was fine, but i woke today with a pretty bad headache. I can't say for sure the cause; i might have slept wrong. I was only a little hungry yesterday and since I had about 100 calories left (I couldn't eat 3oz/100 g of meat in one meal... Read more
Ending day two of loading...VLCD here I come.
Thursday, February 16, 2012      0 comments

Ok, so I'm ending day two of loading and as much as I love fat-laden foods, it was difficult. I'm not sure if that was due to the fact that my usual diet is moderately lowfat or that I usually drink lots of water with Crystal light and I've had ... Read more
After a loss and gain in a week, decided to start hcg.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      2 comments

I love Sparkspeople and have seen success, but I've decided to try hcg. I just started my drops and will begin my loading; praying for success!... Read more