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YAY, I Reached My Goal
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      5 comments

2014 is over and we welcome 2015 at my goal weight. I kept my goal weight for a solid year. Maintenance is hard but when I stumble, I get right back on my plan the next day. Here is the secret. http://www.sparkpeople.com/res
ource/wellness_ar... Read more
Day #500 In My Journey
Sunday, December 21, 2014      5 comments

I started this current journey 500 days ago in August, 2013 in my doctor’s office. She wanted to put me on blood pressure medication because I was “on the line.” I said, “What if I take off some weight?” She said, “Take off 20 pounds in 90 days ... Read more
Things I Always, Always Do Every Day!
Sunday, November 02, 2014      9 comments

I just turned 77 years old and here are 7 SparkPeople Challenges I do every day for an easy 21 points. 1. Track my food 2. Earn at least 75 points – I aim for 150. 3. Take my vitamins 4. Take a vitamin D 5. Take a fish oil capsule for ... Read more
My Secret To Weight Loss
Saturday, September 13, 2014      10 comments

WOW! One year of tracking food on SP and this is what I've learned. I've tried all of the fad diets ... The all protein, the no protein; the all carb ... the no carb; the 9s of stupid food for 3 days; fasting; juicing only; smoothies only ... ov... Read more
Best SP Article
Thursday, September 11, 2014      3 comments

The single BEST ARTICLE at SparkPeople is found at: http://www.sparkpeople.com/r
esource/well ness_articles.asp?id=423 Enjoy! Then join the club.... Read more
We Celebrated 55 Years Together!
Wednesday, September 10, 2014      7 comments

We had a gathering of friends in our home for this grand renewal of our wedding vows. We actually met 58 years ago at a ping pong table in college. We are living the dream.... Read more
All Weight Loss Plans Fail ... except:
Friday, April 25, 2014      14 comments

WOW! One year of tracking food on SP and this is what I've learned. I've tried all of the fad diets ... The all protein, the no protein; the all carb ... the no carb; the 9s of stupid food for 3 days; fasting; juicing only; smoothies only ... o... Read more
New Goal - The Search For My Maintenance Level Continues
Friday, March 14, 2014      6 comments

My doctor was very happy with my new weight yesterday. Now she wants to see me again in 3 months to see if I can stay at this level. So, what I thought was my 218 day journey just became a 314 day journey with my new accountability date and goal... Read more
Back to Searching For My Maintenance Level
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      5 comments

Most of the weight gain from the cruise is off and now I'm bouncing up and down daily. I'm perfectly happy with my progress. I'm on Day #218 and see my doctor for her evaluation today. I am sticking very close to my weight loss eating and docume... Read more
Cruise + Day 8
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      1 comments

I'm almost back to where I started before my 10 day holiday from SP, all discipline and sanity. I gained 12.6 lbs in 10 days and now in 8 I've taken 10.8 of it back off. What a yo-yo trip. I'll be glad to be back to my senses.... Read more
Cruise + Day 6
Sunday, February 23, 2014      0 comments

The cruise gain is slowly coming back off. In 6 days, 9.6 has come off and there are 3 to go. So the plan of 1200 calories a day and writing everything down is working.... Read more
Cruise + Day 5
Friday, February 21, 2014      0 comments

It's coming off ... 8 of the 12.6 gain has come off in 5 days. The last 4.6 lbs will take longer. I'm emotionally set for the process.... Read more
Cruise + Day 3
Thursday, February 20, 2014      0 comments

It took 10 days to put on 12.6 pounds. I'm emotionally set for it to take 20 days to take it back off. I'm hanging tight with my "weight off calorie budget" of 1200 calories a day. It works for me and it gets almost all of my minimum nutrients ... Read more
Cruise + Day 2
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      1 comments

I'm down another pound but the easy stuff is off and now the tough slugging starts.... Read more
Cruise + Day 1
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      2 comments

I'm back home and back to my lose weight level of 1200 calories a day. Day 1 was -3.6 lbs and I will stay at this caloric intake until the cruise food is off of my body. I like my new goal weight and want to be back there by March 13 when I see ... Read more

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