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Giving up a huge bad habit!
Friday, January 09, 2015      3 comments

For as long as I can remember working, I have either had Starbuck's chai latte or a blended coffee drink. At least the chai had nonfat milk, some nutritional value. However the blended drinks have been calories (and sugar) wasted. So today is... Read more
Feeling Good
Monday, January 05, 2015      2 comments

emoticon I feel like I'm on top of the world. My husband has helped me get back in touch with my faith and s... Read more
Looking forward
Sunday, December 28, 2014      8 comments

I am still very surprised at my sucess since I started my journey in October. I have been able to stick with the small changes and am looking forward to making more adjustments. I have tossed out 26# so far. I FEEL the difference. My back no lon... Read more
I survived Thanksgiving Holiday foods
Thursday, December 04, 2014      0 comments

With great trepidation I stopped at the clinic to weigh this morning. I have not weighed in several weeks. I over indulged over all of my long weekends. More back to the bad trend of eating more because I am bored. I don't have that during th... Read more
Feeling Good
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      1 comments

Took myself a 5 day weekend. Now back to the daily grind. I moved from the Seattle area to North Central WA about 8 yrs ago. I am used to having access to quality plus size clothing. In our area there is only Walmart and Shopko. Not ideal...b... Read more
Mini-vacation -woohoo!!
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      2 comments

So looking forward to this weekend. I grew up and lived north of Seattle and live around that area until 8 years ago when I moved to Wentachee which is in North Central Washington. I love it here, however the only store that carries my size clo... Read more
Friday, November 14, 2014      5 comments

I weighed this morning. My first time since last Wednesday. I was terrified going into the clinic. All the voices in my head. Well they can shut up now! I threw away 2# since last Wednesday. I will not use the word "lose" for weight again..tha... Read more
Repeat problems...don't want it to be a set back
Monday, November 10, 2014      2 comments

So I tend to have this mental warfare going on. I do good at first with tracking and feeling good because I am getting better at reaching my caloric, fat, etc ranges. Then after a couple of weeks my mind starts talking...."well if you were to... Read more
Good Week
Thursday, November 06, 2014      6 comments

Well, I am getting the hang of all the food tracking. I am still a bit under on calories at the end of each day. But I am eating fruits where I didn't used to but once in a while. And I am trying to work on veggies too. I walked 2 days thi... Read more
Putting the weekend behind me!
Monday, November 03, 2014      2 comments

Well, my eating over the weekend went to hell in a hand basket. I know even though I had my hysterectomy that I still get hormonal the end of each month because my ovaries are still limping along. Not a good excuse...but I totally lost it with ... Read more
My complexion is looking great!
Tuesday, October 28, 2014      0 comments

I have always had a rather red blotchy complexion, seeing veins on my face. But since I have cut out all soda pop, and have been mindful of what sugary things I eat, it is looking really good now. Makes me feel happy! ... Read more
New week
Monday, October 27, 2014      0 comments

Well, I didn't track my food over the weekend. I know it was not as good as I have been. I am sure I was way over on carbs! Right now we have until Friday for payday and let me tell you the freezers and pantries are looking pretty empty right... Read more
Lessons being learned
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      1 comments

Lessons of eating a donut...... I used to wolf down a maple bar in seconds flat, used to taste amazing. BUT, I learned today, since I have have really been cutting back on sweets, nibbling this donut today it isn't that good. Just plain to swe... Read more
Monday, October 20, 2014      2 comments

Well it was interesting. I started the Metformin on Tuesday afternoon and I swear it almost killed me! I had extremely torn up tummy everyday throughout the day. And it messed with my hormones and had my breasts all hypersensitive and hurting... Read more
Feeling more positive today
Friday, October 17, 2014      0 comments

My niece sent me some healthy meal ideas, which I think I can actually do. It gives me some good ideas. Last night I did good. I didn't snack after dinner. But I was still short on protein, but at least I was in my calorie, fat and carb ran... Read more

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