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Now I’m ready
Friday, May 18, 2018      3 comments

False start as I didn’t have the food or budget to support my goals. That has been corrected now. Made a veg stew and got healthy snacks.... Read more
T4 and T3
Thursday, May 03, 2018      2 comments

I am so dragging. I am going for a blood draw today to recheck my thyroid levels (I deal with low- hypothyroid issues). I read several science articles... Read more
Again and again
Wednesday, May 02, 2018      3 comments

Trying again. Logging food and daily exercise. I am on day two. It has been over 400 days since logging on Spark. During that time, I lost my mother in law to liver cancer (she had none of the risk factors), lost my trainer who moved to anot... Read more
Chapter 2
Friday, February 10, 2017      1 comments

Put in a good week. Did a big push on the bike Monday with a strengthen session. Struggled with now getting to the gym, but got there. Spent Tuesday and Wednesday taking care of my Mother and Motherine laws needs (shopping, doctors appts etc)... Read more
Chapter 1
Monday, January 30, 2017      4 comments

Last Thursday was the official start of the Gold's Gym 12 week challenge. It was a hard day. Being weighed, measured and overall having someone else see me in scant clothing at the start. Now it is recorded and the real work can start. P... Read more
Friday, December 23, 2016      2 comments

I'm writing the book of the 2017 success story. The prologue of this book starts with the death of my favorite Aunt Patty September 2 and falling down the rabbit hole. I had the sense to join a grief support group and to get a personal tra... Read more
Truck go boom :(
Thursday, June 30, 2016      2 comments

First let's start with food and exercise today - calories 1253 (slightly higher but after logging I ate 1/2 can tuna to get my protein in range) and pushed a strolker around a farm today for 90 minutes so got a 200+ bit of exercise, so net balan... Read more
Has it really been 200 days since blogging?
Friday, June 24, 2016      2 comments

Stiff hands have made using my Kindle to blog nearly impossible and I no longer have a working computer. So I dropped into the library to print out some certificates that I have received from some continuing education classes that I took (and p... Read more
Thursday, December 10, 2015      3 comments

So my day was good. I'm not tracking it as my computer is really slow and with the tracker not worth the frustration. But started the day with tuna, 1/2 banana snack, yogurt with fruit lunch, afternoon low fat latte, snack coming home 2 cups r... Read more
Tracked my truth
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      3 comments

I tracked - that's good. I did everything I know not to do - not eating until later in the day, not getting protein early in the day and then exposing myself to a social situation (translated starved and stuffed down 4 cookies) without enough ... Read more
90 Days and Checking Back in
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      5 comments

I pretty purposely didn't check in over the last 90 days, as I for the first time in a few years started back working at a job. I knew it was going to take all of my mind and body to figure out how to make this work. My Job -- The first ... Read more
Friday, July 31, 2015      4 comments

I really thought this crisis with a family member would be over by now. Today I got my first break, as they were readmitted to the hospital. So much as been happening. On my own front, had written on my calendar to turn the focus back... Read more
New Direction
Friday, July 17, 2015      4 comments

Last few days have taken a new direction. A family member is ill and I have been racing around with my husband meeting with doctors, occupational therapist and attempting to manage some aspects of their household. I have had extremely litt... Read more
Staying off - Day 27 of gratitude
Sunday, July 12, 2015      3 comments

Fully expected the great progress of the last few weigh in days to correct a bit today. I was 205.5 yesterday and 206 today, so basically all is well. Still can't believe I have 7 off for the week. That is rather like the first week starting ... Read more
Hooked on sit ups - Day 26 of gratitude
Saturday, July 11, 2015      1 comments

This is how myths begin. I have eaten over 1000 calories the last two days. Yet, yesterday the scale showed 5 lbs down and today I 2 more down. The only really health thing I have done is some sit ups. But let's be real, there is no way... Read more

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