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Four Weeks Out from Foot Surgery and Walking Roxy Again...
Friday, November 11, 2011      5 comments

It has been four weeks since my foot surgery. I took the day off of work. I did strength training exercises for two hours. I put on a pair of Ugg boots that were normally big on me. They slid over my wrapped foot easily. I took Roxy for a ten... Read more
Good Day...
Thursday, November 10, 2011      3 comments

Consumed 1392 cals today. Ate really good. Went out to a restaurant with 10 friends for dinner - had 2 glasses of merlot with my dinner - a strawberry, mandarin orange grilled chicken salad. I was still low on fat and folates! I am wal... Read more
Sailing Through Wednesday...
Wednesday, November 09, 2011      2 comments

I consumed 1030 calories today - and I am eating all day long! Hopped on the scale this morning, lost another pound. I am coming up to a weight I always get stuck on when I am losing. I will not give up!! I have 12 pounds to go! I... Read more
Day 25 of Recovery and Dreaming of Running and 30 Year Reunion Coming Up...
Tuesday, November 08, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday I consumed 1164 calories and today I consumed 1050 calories. I am staying on track. I am working full-time again - getting rides to and from work from my son and husband. I make sure to allow time to eat breakfast before I leave and... Read more
Cholesterol Numbers Are Lower...
Monday, November 07, 2011      4 comments

Just got a call from my Doctor's office. The nurse told me to keep doing what I am doing - my bad cholesterol went from 137 to 115! My total cholesterol is now 174. Yayyyy!... Read more
Three and a half Weeks into Foot Recovery and Eleven Pounds Gone...
Sunday, November 06, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday went very well. When I first got up, I weighed myself and found I had lost 11 pounds in almost four weeks! I grabbed a pair of corduroys that were too tight last Spring and they fit! - Yayyy. My plan post-surgery is working! The fir... Read more
Quick blog...
Friday, November 04, 2011      3 comments

My mom is coming over to visit and I do not want to be on the computer while she is here, so I am writing this half way through my day. I am getting excited for NYC tomorrow, it should be crowded with all the marathoners. I wonder how many of... Read more
There's Always Tomorrow...
Thursday, November 03, 2011      3 comments

Only ate 846 calories today -- didn't eat enough calories at dinner. I had steamed shrimp and steamed broccoli out at a restaurant. I did good with all my snacks, breakfast and lunch. I didn't get home until 9 PM and I was filled. Oh, w... Read more
Day 20 of Recovery and a Better Calorie Day...
Wednesday, November 02, 2011      2 comments

I consumed 1183 calories today and did upper and core body chair exercises for 85 minutes before going to work this morning. It felt good to start the day out that way. I am walking on my foot a little bit now. It feels a little bit odd (stil... Read more
Day 19 of Recovery and Too Low on Calories...
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      2 comments

I consumed 1013 calories today. I missed eating a fruit at breakfast. I had to get a blood test (for cholesterol) this morning and didn't eat my cereal until 10 AM. I had a good lunch and ate the orange I was supposed to eat for breakfast as ... Read more
Day 18 of Recovery and The Temptation of Sugared Coated Pecans & Firebird's Bread, Oh My!!!...
Monday, October 31, 2011      6 comments

Ate 1006 calories today. I went to Firebird's Restaurant for lunch with my husband. He was craving their BLT salad. I had their grilled shrimp, strawberry and goat cheese salad minus the dressing and sugared pecans. It was hard to tell the ... Read more
Trying To Get Past Parental Judgements On My Weight at 48...
Sunday, October 30, 2011      7 comments

I was participating in a SparkPeople Poll and was asked if I was fat growing up. (May not have been the exact wording, but that is how I read it). I did not know what to check. Here was my comment: "I was always told I was by my ... Read more
Day 16 of Recovery and The Scale Moved!
Saturday, October 29, 2011      6 comments

Today I consumed 1130 calories and lost 1.8 pounds. I haven't wavered off of my food plan. I am eating a ton of veggies - mostly broccoli. I got in 1 hour of exercise (mainly core and arms). The rest of the time, I kept my foot elevated. I wat... Read more
Day 15 of Recovery and WillPower...
Friday, October 28, 2011      1 comments

Today I consumed 1041 calories which was really good because I went out to dinner with my husband and friends. They ordered antipasto for an appetizer - I ate 2 olives. I had 2 small lobster tails, a side salad and mixed veggies (squash, zucc... Read more
Day 14 of Recovery and Still Focused...
Thursday, October 27, 2011      4 comments

Ate 1132 calories today. Still under on fat, folate and calories. I am filled. I am eating all good, healthy foods and feeling really good. My husband and I went out to eat with our friends as we do every Thursday night, and I had a salad w... Read more

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