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Finally mini plateau conquered
Saturday, March 18, 2017      11 comments

I did so well the first 8 or so weeks on Sparkpeople. I lost 10 lbs and I felt wonderful. I was on track to be 30 or even 40 pounds less by summer. The... Read more
Bought this book today
Friday, March 17, 2017      4 comments

I saw that a few of you were talking about this book a while ago. The things people were saying made sense, so I treated myself to a copy. (I wanted to... Read more
60 Days
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      8 comments

I've been on Sparkpeople for 60 days now. I've learned a few interesting things about myself during this time. I can do this. I used to hate tracking b... Read more
Breakfast idea
Saturday, March 04, 2017      10 comments

Happy Saturday. Here's a yummy breakfast idea, guaranteed to keep you full. Greek yogurt parfait, with layers of fruit and flax. This version has a lit... Read more
This is what 10 lbs looks like
Wednesday, March 01, 2017      12 comments

Woo hoo! I got on the scale this morning and 10 lbs down! *throws confetti* Because I like visual aids, here's a photo of a 10 lb bag of potatoes. I fe... Read more
This is a journey
Monday, February 27, 2017      3 comments

I am learning not to beat myself up for failures. Instead, I need to look at failures as a learning experience. After 7 weeks of losing weight slowly a... Read more
Fed up - the documentary
Saturday, February 25, 2017      1 comments

Has anyone watched Fed Up on Netflix? It is a fascinating look at nutrition and obesity in the US. Guaranteed to make you look at sugar in a while new way.... Read more
A Moment of Zen
Friday, February 24, 2017      2 comments

Sometimes you just need to focus on the things that give you peace. Your home, Your family. Your friends. I love this flower. It's tall and slender. It... Read more
Spring Thaw
Sunday, February 19, 2017      5 comments

Unseasonably warm today so I went to the park for a 1.5 mile walk on snow and slush. This end of the lake has thawed and the ducks that didn't have the s... Read more
It's working!
Saturday, February 18, 2017      3 comments

I'm happy to announce that I am down 9 lbs. emoticon ... Read more
Choices, choices, choices...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017      4 comments

Today I was faced with a very big and high calorie luncheon. I've been losing slow and steady and I really didn't want any setbacks. I cased the selection of food, chose 2 salads, some chicken, and roasted veggies. I also grabbed half a turkey s... Read more
Slowly, but surely...and still losing....
Saturday, February 11, 2017      4 comments

First of all, let me tell you all that I have enjoyed reading everyone's blogs during the week. You are all an inspiration to me and I feel motivated when I read what everyone is up to and I see that you are all finding a way to get fit and heal... Read more
This is what 6.5 lbs looks like
Saturday, February 04, 2017      7 comments

I've been charting my weekly weight loss in things so I can physically see what I am losing. This week my weight loss was not a big amount (1.5lbs) ... Read more
This is what 5 lbs looks like....
Saturday, January 28, 2017      14 comments

I lost 5 lbs ... Read more
Here's what 4 lbs looks like
Saturday, January 21, 2017      11 comments

I thought it would be interesting to log my weight loss in pictures. This is a picture of 4 lbs of butter. That's my weight loss for the past 2 week... Read more

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