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Discouraged
Friday, August 12, 2016      7 comments

I was stuck at 200.9 for two weeks. Then 200.0 for 2weeks. Then finally on Tuesday I was down to 198.8 Woohoo! First time in 4 years below 200. Then today I'm back up 200.6. Arrgghh I've stayed on program. I know the normal responses... It's h... Read more
Alex is OK
Thursday, August 11, 2016      10 comments

My dog, Alex, is 14, partially blind, partially deaf, heart murmur and an enlarged heart. He started coughing for hours every day. That's a sign on heart failure, fluid around the heart. So I took him to the vet today. No fluid! They had to take... Read more
One der land
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      8 comments

I finally made it.... below 200 pounds!!! I weighed in at 198.8 this morning. That makes it 25 pounds down. Woo hoo... Read more
Decreasing Numbers
Saturday, August 06, 2016      3 comments

I've lost more than just pounds. Body Fat weight down10.1. Body fat % down 1.8 BMI down 2.9/ Getting better.... Read more
Before and Noe
Friday, August 05, 2016      8 comments

This was me at the beginning of my journey. This is me now. ... Read more
Changing Exercise
Friday, August 05, 2016      5 comments

I started this journey at 224. I lost a lot of weight to begin with, 6 lbs the first week. But that was mostly cutting out Mt Dew. The last month I've only lost 3 pounds, discouraging. I hear everyone saying it's normal, change things up, stick ... Read more
Mom's Home
Thursday, August 04, 2016      4 comments

I take care of my 83 yr old mother who has dementia. On July 4, she went to the hospital for an UTI. She was in there longer than she should have been due to a medication error. She was so weak she had to go to rehab for several weeks. But I'm ... Read more
Quote from Stars 5% Challenge
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      1 comments

"Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast." ~ Norman Vincent Peale on Happiness... Read more
Grindstone
Saturday, July 30, 2016      3 comments

This is the quote from SparkCoach today. "Life is a grindstone. Whether it grinds you down or polishes you up depends on you." Jacob M. Braude... Read more
From Shooting Stars Challenge... Action
Thursday, July 21, 2016      2 comments

"Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit." ~ Conrad Hilton... Read more
Achievements
Monday, July 18, 2016      4 comments

Today I want to celebrate some victories in my life. I've not lost pounds in the last 3 weeks and even gained a pound last week. But I've been at the hospital with my Mom and having to eat some fast food (mostly grilled chicken from KFC, not bad... Read more
Miracles Still Happen
Sunday, July 17, 2016      7 comments

Some of you know that my Mom has been in the hospital for a couple of weeks. She went in with an UTI. She has dementia and get severely confused with any infection. She became combative and pulling at her IV (that took 3 hours, countless nurses,... Read more
Don't Hold Back
Friday, July 15, 2016      3 comments

The quote on my SparkCoach today was "It’s not who you are that holds you back. It’s who you think you’re not". Denis Waitley This is so true. For a long time I've thought I'm not an athlete, I'll never be small, I'll never lose my belly, who ca... Read more
The Future Me
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      0 comments

On my SparkCoach video today, it said to image myself 10 years in the future. So here goes... a successful life coach, helping people go thru changes in their lives including grief, stress management, spiritual formation and hope. I'm living at ... Read more
No More Constant Adjustments
Monday, July 11, 2016      7 comments

I have a non-scale victory. I have a belt that I haven't worn in a while. When I put it on, I used a hole smaller! And even better, when I used to wear it, it would always "ride up" over my belly. It didn't do that! It stayed in place. WooHoo! I... Read more

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