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Tennis Today
Monday, February 17, 2014      6 comments

I love tennis. Tennis just doesn't love me. I got to play about an hour and a half today, but it was windy and I suck!!!! With all the snow and ice this winter, I have really gotten rusty. My serve is not in and the easiest shots go into the net... Read more
Punctual Perspectives
Sunday, February 16, 2014      4 comments

A lot of great things were heard in Financial Peace University class today (Dave Ramsey). This illustrated differences in the perspective of things: A woman without her man is nothing. A woman, without her man, is nothing. A woman... Read more
What can I say???
Saturday, February 15, 2014      7 comments

Yesterday I was riding one of those waves of happiness. It has strengtherned my resolve today. Right in the middle of my happy day, I get this from my ex: six months after a rough breakup I get a "Happy Valentine's Day" text from her. A re... Read more
Break through?
Thursday, February 06, 2014      13 comments

Maybe. Bumping up my exersice from treadmill to elliptical, more water, change of diet to smaller more frequent meals. Staying with aerobics, zumba, tennis and being CONSISTENT in my efforts, and most of all continued support from Spark People l... Read more
Eating 6 to 8 Times/Day
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      4 comments

Someone suggested I try this and spread out eating into smalller portions over the course of the day. Is anyone having any success with this? Is it hard? Are there any links on SP showing ways to get started? It sounds reasonable and may help me... Read more
Plateau Blues
Thursday, January 30, 2014      8 comments

Yuck! I am so ready for my body to get past this being stuck phase. 3 months at the same weight. I should be measuring waist and thigh to check for loss. At least I am not gaining. Thank goodness for an awesome community like SparkPeople to stay... Read more
Monday, November 18, 2013      6 comments

I went back to the Nurse for another weight on November 15, and was down 7 more pounds. Fifty-two pounds. I can't ever remember weighing 265. Making this change in eating and exercise has made such a big difference in my life. If I could just en... Read more
Happy Day
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      4 comments

I went to the Nurse's office at work, to be medically official, and she weighed me on her scales. Weight =272#, or 317-272=45 pounds lost. On the outside I am happy. On the inside, I am ecstatic!... Read more
Thursday, October 31, 2013      2 comments

So I didn't have any coffee this morning and I knew that meant a trip to the store. It was just 6 a.m., so I just put on some levi shorts and left. Walking in I had to pull my shorts up because they kept sliding down. Walking out with coffee in ... Read more
Tuesday, October 29, 2013      2 comments

Still fasting three days a week holding those days to 600 cals, and nonfast days to around 1500 or less. Exercising going ok. Walking about an hour in am and hard cardio after work. Haven't passed out yet! Got into size 42 levi today... Read more
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      2 comments

I am not sure what's driving me to do an Alternate Day Modified Fast. Yes, I want to lose weight, get my body chemistry better, avoid diabetes and heart issues...but most people faced with these issues don't do anything about it. I have to ask m... Read more
First week of FAST diet.
Saturday, October 12, 2013      1 comments

Not bad, really not bad at all. This is my third fast day this week, have been up for 4 hours and not hungry. And it's not total starvation, I have 600 calories to consume and if low cal stuff is eaten, then that's been enough. If I go get a ven... Read more
3rd Day Fast Diet
Thursday, October 10, 2013      3 comments

SO this was my third day on the FAST diet, since I am doing a 4/3 plan, this was my second day to fast. You can eat 600 calorie (500 for women), and try to separate eating times by 12 hours, like breakfast and dinner, skipping lunch. Mine I mes... Read more
Sunday, October 06, 2013      0 comments

About to start the FAST Diet in a 4/3 plan. Any IF dieters with solid advise/ experience good or bad?... Read more
Road Trip
Saturday, September 28, 2013      1 comments

I'm leaving tomorrow from west Texas to Ohio, mainly to see my Dad. His health is failing. He's a year and a half past all of his borrowed time, as he puts it. My feeling is this will be the last time I will see him alive, which will make leavin... Read more

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