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Trying Weight Watchers for my eating
Friday, July 03, 2020      5 comments

I decided to try Weight Watchers with the point program for my eating, and have been tracking and watching my fitness on their site. But I also love the articles and support on Spark People so I am using both sites. But tracking all my food on ... Read more
trying to get back to my tracking
Tuesday, June 30, 2020      7 comments

Trying to get back to tracking my food and fitness and getting serious about getting out for walks in nature and time outside. I am really struggling to make the necessary changes and it is going to take baby steps and one thing at a time. Fir... Read more
Still Trying to Get Something Going with Exercise
Sunday, June 14, 2020      4 comments

I am still trying to get something going with exercise (where I am consistent). I have started drinking water first thing in the morning, and having a good breakfast (although I think I need to change up what I am having in the morning). I took ... Read more
Day #2 of exercising for 10 minutes
Saturday, May 30, 2020      5 comments

I know this isn't enough to do much but it will help me slowly recondition my muscles. Been doing some basic chair exercises and some weights (early before my husband wakes up). I want to accomplish a 7 day streak at it (that is my goal) then... Read more
Today was Oh Boy, YIKES I blew it
Thursday, May 28, 2020      3 comments

Today was a busy day picking up groceries out of town. We get our groceries about 30 minutes away and I shop for the entire month. I meal plan and make a list, but I made the mistake of picking up ice cream and chocolate. I also bought some g... Read more
Workout Excuses & Changing the Game
Thursday, May 28, 2020      7 comments

Workout excuses- the curse of my life Today I am supposed to write down my exercise excuses and then bust them. Excuse number 1- It will Hurt (yes right at first but then I will begin to feel better) Excuses number 2- Hubby doesn't do i... Read more
2 Weeks Straight of Tracking
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      5 comments

Well goal met, emoticon 2 weeks of tracking my food and water. Believe it or not I was having a terrible time rem... Read more
Today was a Doctors Visit
Monday, May 18, 2020      4 comments

Today was a doctors visit and she really stressed the need to lose weight. So I am going to have to try harder and work more on my self-discipline. They are concerned about diabetes and also my blood pressure ... Read more
I Am Not Giving Up
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      6 comments

I am not giving up- I just have to realize that these impulses for sweets and giving in to them is a habit that can be changed if I figure out the answer to it. I have tried deprivation, and that didn't work at all, getting portion control, und... Read more
The nodule on my Thyroid is a Cyst
Saturday, May 09, 2020      0 comments

Well the nodule on my thyroid turned out to be a fluid filled cyst. Nothing to worry about and should not be causing my thyroid levels to be off. Still need to go in for a thyroid level check and make sure I am where I am supposed to be at. G... Read more
The long and weary stay -at-home
Saturday, May 09, 2020      4 comments

I have been finding that I actually left my house more often than I thought. I miss the freedom of movement & yet feel the sadness for every family who has lost someone to this virus. I just heard a friend had lost another friend to Covid 19 (... Read more
February threw me for a loop
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      8 comments

February threw me for a loop, a short hospitalization, a bout with a virus and I learned in my hospitalization that my thyroid levels are off and I have a nodule on my thyroid. I don't think I can take credit for the 4 pounds that I lost but am... Read more
Busy Payday & a New Approach to Eating
Wednesday, January 22, 2020      4 comments

Today was somewhat busy. It was payday and we had a couple of errands to run and getting the groceries ordered. We pick-up and put away the groceries tomorrow. Will have some fresh fruits and veggies in the house again. It was nice being out ... Read more
Starting week two
Monday, January 20, 2020      4 comments

Starting week two, and I am still having trouble getting that daily workout in- first thing in the morning I think is going to be the key. When I get up early before hubby. ... Read more
At One Week- With Starting Photo
Sunday, January 12, 2020      7 comments

Just completed my first week really tracking food and exercise and getting involved with the SparkPeople site. I have started and quit so many times I have lost count, but this time I am taking progress photos along the way and holding myself m... Read more

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