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EATING TO LIVE once again.
Sunday, May 25, 2014      4 comments

My husband said exactly what I've been thnking myself and that is our only hope to stay alive is Dr Fuhrman's "Eat to Live" diet. When we were on that I lost 30 lbs in 6 weeks....and my husband's chest pain went away and his labs were normal. ... Read more
First Day; New Start
Sunday, May 18, 2014      6 comments

I have had it. This fat girl has had it. She must GO....move over honey and make way, because I AM COMING THROUGH. I am going to work on the bike this AM and then get in the shower and go to church. Panic just struck at even writing ... Read more
in the dumps
Saturday, May 17, 2014      7 comments

Today was what you might call a bust. I've been struggling with depression off and on in the recent past...and it is hAving an effect on my eating. Today I has a smoothie for breakfast..and lunch was homemade soy yogurt with fruits, coconut, an... Read more
A good Lunch
Tuesday, May 13, 2014      9 comments

Today I had an interesting lunch. I took one of those multi whole grain premade containers --put out by Minute Rice ...they have all kinds of rice and some other grains. I mixed that with a small can of corn and threw in about a half cup of bl... Read more
Monday, May 12, 2014      4 comments

Today I had an MD appointment and a friend of mine was driving me. I've been wanting a soft serve ice cream cone ever since the Dairy Bar has re-opened for the summer season.So I suggested we stop for one after my appointment. Stop we did and s... Read more
One Week Down
Saturday, May 10, 2014      4 comments

I'm mortal. And if I have any doubts about that, all I need to do is to read the food tracker for last night. On my food tracking form I have a category called "OVERNIGHT"...it is there that I record my greatest slip ups, my worst offenses. I... Read more
The Sweet Taste of Victory
Thursday, May 08, 2014      6 comments

It has been a week of making the rubber hit the road. Those of you who read my blogs know the mental gymnastics I put myself through....You've read of my self-inflicted pep talks, trying to get myself to stop eating junk and mass quantities...th... Read more
Choices: some Good; Some not -so-good
Sunday, May 04, 2014      5 comments

Today I had to scramble a bit to get my calories where I wanted them. Last night I had cup of instant miniwheats and that blew me right out of my calorie range. Then today we had a coffee fellowship after church.I had a quarter of a glazed dou... Read more
Beating the Bullfrog
Saturday, May 03, 2014      4 comments

when I'm wheezing, I sound like a dying bullfrog...gasping/croaking. Once I reach that point, the only thing that will help is a nebulizer and a lot of prayer...It takes VERY little to get me to that point. My goal for today is to be as activ... Read more
Beginning---in the Middle
Friday, May 02, 2014      8 comments

I am a four year veteran of Spark People. In my first year I was guns afire, losing 70 pounds and working out every day. Then came hip replacement surgery.6 dislocated hips and 4 more hip surgeries. Then came several brushes with death due to a... Read more
It's become OBVIOUS...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      5 comments

...that this weight is not going to go away magically on it's own without any significant effort by me. I know I"m eating too much of the wrong things (and the right things) and my scale knows it too! I've said this a million times....I'm ... Read more
On she goes....
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      6 comments

I weighed myself this morning for the first time in a couple of days. In those days I tried to moderate my eating, do some exercise and continue to drink water. I lost 2 pounds!! This is after a week or two of gaining a pound a day. Than... Read more
Monday, April 14, 2014      8 comments

I didn't weigh myself today. Every time I weighed myself in the past week or so, I gained a pound with every weigh in. I am really seeing how fat I am ---feeling heavy and fitting in to only my biggest clothes. But I have been making some pos... Read more
Tiny Steps in the Right Direction
Thursday, April 10, 2014      6 comments

It's not much, but it beats nothing. 1) I've logged in 5 days in a row 2) I've done my PT for my shoulder 3) I did a seated exercise sequence I found online 4) I did squats and calf raises 5) I tracked most of my food yesterday I ... Read more
A Familiy Needs Your Prayers
Saturday, April 05, 2014      8 comments

Igot some good news yesterday evening.The initial reports on Matt's crash were exaggerated.He didn;t fly through the windshield.He climbed through it to get out of the car. Then he passed out face first into the dirt....and he aspirated some of... Read more

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