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2019 - Did I learn my lessons in 2018
Sunday, February 10, 2019      6 comments

For 32 weeks, I tracked my food and exercise pretty much every day. I successfully lost 30 pounds. So January came and I started a new experiment. Did I learn my lessons and could I eat and exercise regularly and not gain weight. So ... Read more
Week 32 - 2018 was a great year on improving my health
Sunday, December 30, 2018      1 comments

I didn't start this year with a plan to change my life. I was overweight (if I used BMI as an indicator I would be classified as Obese), but I was happy and didn't think about trying to lose weight. I was walking 5 days a week at least 3 miles.... Read more
Week 30 and 31 - Christmas is here
Saturday, December 22, 2018      1 comments

I seem to keep forgetting my weekly blog. So here I go again 2 weeks later. Christmas celebrations surrounded by lots of food. My goal is to monitor throughout the holidays and try very hard to not gain weight during this time. So far so... Read more
Week 28 and 29 - Sending Christmas cards appear to be dying
Sunday, December 09, 2018      5 comments

I forgot to post last week AGAIN! I am down 30 pounds total. Eating out has resulted in more salt in my diet so the weight has fluctuated up and down as I eat and then flush out the salt. But I'm still at 30 pounds down. This weekend s... Read more
Week 27 - Survived Thanksgiving and indulged a bit
Sunday, November 25, 2018      3 comments

Thanksgiving was great. So much good food which I rarely get a chance to eat. I made mac'n cheese for the family event. I love turkey and stuffing and cranberry sauce. But my husband and children do not. So I rarely get to eat it. Visitin... Read more
Week 26 - Oops forgot to blog
Tuesday, November 20, 2018      2 comments

I'm trying to keep myself honest. Just realized I forgot to post a blog on Saturday. My weight hasn't changed still fluctuating between 167 and 168 which is a 28-29 pound loss. I can definitely start seeing the difference in photos now. ... Read more
Week 25 - Entering holiday season
Sunday, November 11, 2018      5 comments

The next 2 months are the biggest challenge. Parties, family get togethers will be in full swing. The common denominator will be lots of food, and drink and a challenge for staying within my calorie range. I'll have to plan to ensure when... Read more
Week 24 - I must be getting taller
Sunday, November 04, 2018      3 comments

It's been 6 months since I restarted this journey. Amazing! I've been able to stay very positive throughout this journey. I've stayed true to my goals of trying to lose about 4 pounds a month averaging about 1-2 pounds a week. I've lost ... Read more
Week 22 and 23 - almost out of the 170s
Saturday, October 27, 2018      2 comments

I was traveling which always make exercise and food a challenge. We saw some beautiful areas in Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina and top edge of South Carolina. Lots of beautiful roads to travel and did the infamous Tail of t... Read more
Week 21 - Down 25 - Not sure what my final goal should be??
Saturday, October 13, 2018      5 comments

Today at a little over 5 months I am officially down 25 pounds. But I learned long ago the scale isn't the only measurement in this journey so I measured various parts of my body. Clothes are loose. What was great I went out this past week an... Read more
Week 20 - took it easy this week - wow 5 months!
Saturday, October 06, 2018      3 comments

Got my flu shot, biked pretty much every day. Kept my streak of 30 minutes minimum exercise going to over 140 straight days. (Even got my husband asking me if I got my 30 minutes going to keep my streak alive). Did NOT push myself this we... Read more
Week 19 - down 3 more pounds
Saturday, September 29, 2018      1 comments

Wow - I was surprised this week. The scale was definitely in a good mood and I'm down 3 pounds. Total loss down 24 pounds. My jeans are so loose now, everywhere but in the waist, it seems. I'm biking a lot as walking is still difficu... Read more
Week 18 - Weight loss is slowing down, but I'm not
Saturday, September 22, 2018      2 comments

I've been biking a lot. Both inside and outside. Each have their challenges. Outside I deal with the roads and wind resistance, varied resistance, which results in me usually averaging about 10 mph. Inside I usually break it into 30 min sti... Read more
Week 17 - Another pound down
Saturday, September 15, 2018      3 comments

17 weeks - wow - to be honest I am surprised I am still journaling, I'm still tracking all my food and I'm working on 120 straight days of 30 minutes of exercise. Normally by this time I have stopped tracking all my food. I start estimatin... Read more
Week 16 - after a recovery week I lost 4 pounds
Saturday, September 08, 2018      3 comments

Last week I was on vacation, although we ate at restaurants and I tried to choose healthy food, and we exercised like crazy, ending in a family wedding, ultimately I gained 4 pounds. A week back and taking what I call a recovery week, eatin... Read more

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