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Easy does it.
Monday, June 11, 2018      0 comments

I did it again! I overdid it and now find myself in pain. I missed a couple days of my stretching and weight lifting exercises. So when I started up again, I overdid it to make up for the days I've missed and now I am suffering. My new goal ... Read more
I'll Start Over Tomorrow
Saturday, June 09, 2018      1 comments

Diet-No diet. I used to have that attitude about my diet until I realized I had to make a lifetime commitment to my body. Every Monday was like New Year's Day, starting a diet, lasting until I got so hungry that I ate the easiest thing - usual... Read more
My body is wrecking my good intentions
Thursday, November 02, 2017      1 comments

I am hoping to lose weight. A lot of weight. I know some of the things I have to do. Eat more veggies and fruits. I have to drink 6 to 10 glasses of water. And I have to increase the amount of exercise I get. So this morning I had a bo... Read more
You didn't put it on overnight.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017      2 comments

So the other day after a weigh in that produced no result whatsoever, I was so fed up of trying to fit my exercises in between appointments and trying to eat healthy in this heat that all I wanted to do was just go out to a fast food restaurant... Read more
Take a hike
Wednesday, June 07, 2017      4 comments

Today I went for a hike. For some people that may not seem like a big deal or even much fun. (It was a short hike, after all.) But, I love being in nature and I haven't been able to take a nature walk in several years-- first because of my p... Read more
Met one weight goal
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      5 comments

As I mentioned in an earlier blog I am taking it super slow. I wanted to make it under 230 and today I reached that. Now I will try to get to 220. Ten pounds at a time is all I can really think of right now. I know I have a lot more to lose ... Read more
When someone takes note
Friday, May 12, 2017      3 comments

Okay so someone noticed I've lost weight. They said my face looked thinner. That's not really where I need to lose weight the most but it's progress. Looking forward to the day I need to go down a size in pants. ... Read more
If it hurts, don't do it!
Sunday, May 07, 2017      4 comments

After enduring 2 years of excruciating knee pain, I decided I’d had enough and told the nurse practitioner at my medical clinic that if something could not be done, I would start smoking marijuana to relieve the pain. He grunted, frowned, laugh... Read more
To those thin people who think they are being helpful.
Friday, May 05, 2017      7 comments

In the last week I have been told four times that I need to lose weight. I usually don't venture out that much but this week, I went to a number of events, including training on knee care where I got a tongue-lashing before I even sat down in m... Read more
Health Issues
Sunday, April 30, 2017      2 comments

I have just beat cancer and that feels fantastic but now I have to tackle my osteoarthritis. I know it will help my condition to lose weight. I feel guilty that I let myself get this fat. And yet, it makes me so angry when health professiona... Read more
Food as punishment
Saturday, December 20, 2014      0 comments

My goal is to get out twice a day for a walk. The other evening I missed my 2nd walk of the day and it was too late in the day to get off the couch. So I sat there and ate fudge cookies. Suddenly, it dawned on me that I was actually using the... Read more