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Thursday, August 20, 2020      5 comments

I knew this would happen. When I get stressed things fall by the wayside. I stopped walking. Not a hardship there since I hate doing it, but I do feel a little guilty. I still managed to log all my food, though. It's the small victories, rig... Read more
I need some encouragement!
Thursday, August 06, 2020      6 comments

I went for my walk this morning, and weighed myself when I came home, and I gained a pound. I am NOT pleased. I am hoping it is because I have been walking nearly every day for the last 2 weeks. I mean, I HAVE to have gained SOME muscle, rig... Read more
Off the wagon
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      2 comments

Well, I promised myself I would walk yesterday and it didn't happen. First, let me say I didn't plan for my day to be as disrupted as it was. I started back to work yesterday. My dog, who can tell time like you wouldn't believe, usually wake... Read more
Sugar cravings
Monday, August 03, 2020      5 comments

Its been about a month since I started Spark People and I have been having sugar cravings for the last few days. Frankly, I am surprised it took this long. Usually I want something sugary every few days or so, but eating clean has helped keep ... Read more
Sunday, August 02, 2020      2 comments

Today was day 5 of exercise. I walked about 2 miles, I think. For some weird reason my pedometer shut off. I took a new route and wanted to map it and BOY was I upset to find my pedometer crapped out on me. My walk wasn't a total loss, thoug... Read more
It really does work!
Saturday, August 01, 2020      3 comments

So, I started walking on Wednesday this week. Mainly, it was because I plateaued and hadn't lost any weight for a week, despite eating between 1200 and 1300 calories a day. I know that 1200 is the lowest threshold a woman can stay and and not ... Read more
Thursday, July 30, 2020      0 comments

Ok, so I have discovered a few things about walking. One, it's hard on the ankles. I think I need new shoes. Two, I can walk farther than I though... Read more
Those Darn Plateaus
Wednesday, July 29, 2020      4 comments

Those Darn plateaus. as Gollum says, "Hate them! Hate them!" It's been a month of weight loss an I have hit my first plateau. It used to be that I could cut calories and start burning off weight again, but not this time. A combination of my l... Read more
exercise and motivation
Monday, July 27, 2020      4 comments

Ok, so it's time. I think I am close to hitting a plateau after almost 15 pounds of weight loss. I have done everything right. tracked and varied my food intake and water intake, checked and balanced my macros and micros. I have figured out I... Read more
first blog ever
Saturday, July 25, 2020      8 comments

Ok, so I have never blogged before. This will probably turn out to be a Faulkner-like stream of consciousness rant, but here it goes. Losing weight seems to be the easy part. I have no problems losing it, but I feel tired and weak all t... Read more