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Getting down to business
Monday, March 18, 2019      4 comments

Today I started a 30 day challenge, again. Small changes can help me reach my goal more quickly. I need to focus on me. I need to focus on healthy activity and eating habits. I've done this challenge before and will probably do it again, but ... Read more
Tracking again
Monday, January 14, 2019      7 comments

I finally started tracking yesterday. And today my girls gave me a new Fitbit. This one is a bit different than the others that I had. It will take a while to get used to it, but it can't be that hard. Now I won't have to ask everyone at work wh... Read more
Wow, it's been too long since I did this.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      4 comments

It's been almost be a year since my last blog. So much has changed. I got a second job, DH had his hip replaced, I quit both jobs and got another one making $3 more per hour(yes!) I'm still part time but making more than before with less hours.... Read more
New Year, New Goals
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      6 comments

We'll it is a new year and time to evaluate my progress from last year. This last year was one of ups and downs. A year ago in December I started working with an old friend- she became my new boss. In February the company I worked for announce... Read more
PT day 1
Monday, November 27, 2017      7 comments

I went for an eval to see if physical therapy will help my recent knee pain today. They said YES! It seems I have very strong muscles in my legs and very tight tendons.... I need to stretch more. Then my tendons/ muscles won't pull unevenly on... Read more
Dr Visit Not So Good
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      6 comments

Yesterday was my 6 month check up. My A1c went in the right direction but most of the other #s went the wrong direction, including weight. STRESS. Dr finally convinced me to temporarily take a statin to try to reduce my cholesterol levels. He s... Read more
Back to the grindstone
Saturday, August 12, 2017      7 comments

The visit to mom was relaxing but with a drawer of unlimited treats, a canister of Hershey's miniatures on the counter and about 10 hours of driving it wasn't gain free. I tend to eat around mom's I guess as part of a relief from previous stress... Read more
Visiting mom
Tuesday, August 01, 2017      4 comments

I will be visiting family later this week through the weekend. Mom's 87th birthday is this weekend and there are also 2 family reunions that I can actually make it to, if I stay long enough. One of them is always on a Sunday and I may leave Sat... Read more
Reevaluating again
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      10 comments

I've been stuck for so long, losing a pound or two and gaining it back after a week or two. The doctor's recommendation of giving me the permission to cheat twice a week is not helping at all. I now cheat more than I ever did before. Three to fo... Read more
Out of Work
Tuesday, May 02, 2017      6 comments

The store closed for good Saturday. I am taking a couple of days to get caught up a bit with housework and then it's job hunting seriously. If all else fails Wendy's is always looking for people and it's only 7 miles from home. And they have he... Read more
Review -week 3 complete
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      8 comments

Well tomorrow morning will mark the end of week 3 of the BL Spring It On Challenge and so far I have lost 3.2# in 3 weeks. I have averaged around 1700 calories each day even with one day of almost 2000 calories. I've increased my strength traini... Read more
New Challenge New Strategy
Thursday, March 09, 2017      6 comments

Spring It On started today. Yesterday was the highest weight I have been in over 2 years. Today was our official weigh in and I managed to be just below 200. The last 2 weeks have been rough! I found out I'm going to lose my job soon and we ha... Read more
Job search underway
Wednesday, March 01, 2017      8 comments

Wardrobe updated- Check. Resume updated- Check. Cover letter written- Check. References updated- Check. Review materials gotten from the library- Check. Application for electronics technician position submitted- Check. Waiting impatiently- Check... Read more
Shopping
Thursday, February 23, 2017      7 comments

Yesterday and today I went shopping for some clothes. I went to second hand stores because I can't see spending big bucks for something I will probably not be able to wear more than 2 or 3 months. I bought 3 pair of pants, a skirt, a cardigan, 4... Read more
New Challenge New Strategy
Saturday, February 18, 2017      10 comments

I've been stuck in a rut for 2+ years now. I initially lost 30# in about 7 months and have taken 2 years to lose another 5#. Way too slow and I'm coming up on a deadline set by my GYN to lose about 10# more. I went to the doctor's Thursday and f... Read more

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