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Guess what! I'm not overweight!
Wednesday, August 08, 2018      6 comments

According to this BMI calculator, for my age (63) and sex (female!) I am not overweight, as far as being healthy goes anyway! You might want to try it. It might make you re-evaluate your weight goals. https://www.smartbmicalc
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Getting some results helps!
Thursday, June 07, 2018      6 comments

Today is Day 5 Alcohol Free (again). I've been following the low-carb, high-fat food plan. I've been doing Leslie Sanson's Walk Away the Pounds (alternating between 1 and 2 mile, not ready for 3 mile yet!), as well as my physical therapy exerci... Read more
If not now then when?
Wednesday, June 06, 2018      1 comments

This will be my fourth day Alcohol Free (this round). I'm feeling good! Meditating, exercising, taking some online classes (from Kahn Academy and Coursera.com). I've been getting spring produce baskets for which I prepaid, and the vegetables are... Read more
Day 10 - Sticking with LCHF and Alcohol Free (AF)!
Wednesday, May 16, 2018      3 comments

This is Day 10 AF! I'm not worried about buying a bottle and blowing my streak today. I'm feeling good about this. I've been meditating twice a day, something I used to do before I was a heavy drinker. It really has helped me make better ch... Read more
Working a little harder this time!
Saturday, May 12, 2018      6 comments

For the last two weeks I have been following a low-carb, high-fat food program. I have also been doing aerobic exercises as well as my back exercises (specific core exercises that I learned in physical therapy). I did have some drinks with my... Read more
I guess I needed a break, again . . .
Sunday, March 25, 2018      5 comments

I'm back on Spark after a 13 day break. I didn't do too badly on my nutrition choices, but I did drink more than I would have if I'd been tracking everything. I also exercised less often than when I track it here on Spark. I really need to... Read more
47 Days of Better Nutrition Choices!
Wednesday, February 21, 2018      2 comments

I've been doing very well at staying with my nutrition goals. I try to log everything, so I can be as honest as possible with myself, and so I can see when I need more fiber, less carbohydrates, etc. I still need to work on exercising. I ... Read more
40 Days!
Wednesday, February 14, 2018      1 comments

Not perfect, but still trying. I have lost some weight. My back is feeling better. I think I am on the right track. At least I got over that cold. I started exercising again, but man it has been hard to get started. It only took a few day... Read more
One Month!
Wednesday, February 07, 2018      1 comments

I've been back for a month. I don't do it right every day, but I'm trying, and it is working. I haven't been able to exercise in a few days. I have a cold and just haven't felt up to it. I've been doing more napping than usual, which I hope wi... Read more
23 Days!
Wednesday, January 31, 2018      1 comments

I haven't followed my plan exactly, but I've been doing very well. Aerobic and strength/stretching exercises most days of the week. Sticking with my meal plan, a low-carb Mediterranean plan on most days. Reduced alcohol, even though not alcoh... Read more
12 Days! and going strong
Friday, January 19, 2018      5 comments

I have been following my modified low-carb Mediterranean food plan, and I have been doing 20-30 minutes of aerobic exercise most days, in addition to the daily physical therapy exercises I do for my back, neck and hips. I've cut way back on al... Read more
It snowed
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      2 comments

Really cold, and snow fall kept me indoors yesterday. Today I'll take the cookie packages out to the PO. I've been really good at having only 1/2 cookie per day! No binging!... Read more
I Made the Cookies and Packaged them UP!
Sunday, January 14, 2018      0 comments

I had one cookie, saved 3 for later, no more than one per day, and put the rest in packages to go to my brother in law and two other family members. I wanted to eat more, but they are in packages in the car, waiting for the PO to open on Tues. ... Read more
Cookies are a big deal for me
Friday, January 12, 2018      5 comments

I've promised to make my Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies for my brother-in-law. I've been putting it off, because I love them so much I can't resist them. I decided I willl make them this weekend and only eat one. I'll mail the remainder of... Read more
Fourth Day, Going Strong
Wednesday, January 10, 2018      3 comments

My food choices have stayed within the plan I am following (low-carb, semi-vegetarian version of the Mediterranean plan). I haven't had any drinks in three days! Yeah! It hasn't been as hard to give up as I thought it would be. So far anyw... Read more

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