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Week 5-6 - New Year, New Me
Monday, February 17, 2014      4 comments

Feb. 2- 15, 2014 No change in the weight. Didn't gain or lose during these two weeks. I am up to 30 jumping jacks. I've been waking. Eating fruits but need to add more veggies. Next goal - stop eating out so much and make more meals at... Read more
Week 4 - New Year, New Me
Sunday, February 02, 2014      7 comments

1/26 - 2/1 My weight is 198.2 lbs. Finally in Onderland. My clothes are looser. I'm able to move better. I have lost 4 inches off my waist since Oct 2013 and it feels great. This week I walked for 30 minutes. I added grapes to my list ... Read more
Week 3- New Year, New Me
Sunday, January 26, 2014      4 comments

Current Weight - 200.8 lbs. Next week I should be under 200, the first time in almost 20 years. This is usually the point where I plateau and go back to my old eating habits. But I am confident that I can push below 200 lbs. ... Read more
Week 2 New Year, New Me
Monday, January 20, 2014      6 comments

Week 2 - January 12 -18 2014 Current Weight 201.4 lbs 1/12 - 15 - walked 15 minutes 1/16 - 18 - walked 20 minutes So far I'm only doing 1 thing a week but this week my legs are feeling better so my goal is to walk 30 minutes a... Read more
Week 1 - New Year, New Me
Saturday, January 11, 2014      9 comments

Current Weight -202.4 Monday, Jan. 6 - 15 Jumping Jacks Tuesday, Jan. 7 - walked up and down 1 flight of stairs Wednesday, Jan. 8 - 20 Jumping Jacks Thursday, Jan. 9 - walked up and down 1 fight of stairs Friday, Jan. 10 - 20 Jumpin... Read more
New Year New Me by 50th Birthday in September 2014!
Sunday, January 05, 2014      11 comments

There are 36 weeks until my 50th Birthday, Sept. 14, 2014. I watched "Julie & Julia" and decided to do a variant of that movie. Instead of trying a new recipe each day, I am going to try a new exercise, or improve on ones I have done previousl... Read more
New Clothes - Smaller size
Monday, September 22, 2008      13 comments

I went clothes shopping Sunday and was able to fit into size 22W down from 24W and 2X from 3X. My hips, legs, arms, shoulder have all shrunk! I'm walking on air right now, a real boost to my self esteem to know I'm making some progress. I... Read more
Progress Sept 2008
Thursday, September 18, 2008      5 comments

Well, I didn't make it to 200 lbs by my birthday, 9/14/08, but close 206. I spent the day with my 8 year old son at the Pentagon Memorial, pics in photo gallery. I am up to 30 jumping jacks.... Read more
Update Eye Exam
Thursday, August 28, 2008      3 comments

Today I had my eye exam. Vision is still 20/20 and there is no damage to the nerves or blood vessels. He did suggest that as I get older I may want to get reading glasses, the kind you buy at a drugstore. I've lost an inch off my waist ... Read more
Upcoming Eye Exam
Saturday, August 16, 2008      2 comments

On Aug. 28 I will go for my first eye exam since being diagnosed with Diabetes and HBP. I am having trouble seeing small print and eyes have cloudy moments, especially when glucose is high. I'm hoping its just side effects from the meds or fr... Read more
Jump Roping
Wednesday, August 13, 2008      3 comments

Tried to jump rope tonight. My highest amount of consistent jumps was 9. I am not as coordinated as I was when I was younger. Its also very hard to get this weight off the ground. But I will persist till I can jump rope again. Maybe the jum... Read more
Update 8/11/08
Monday, August 11, 2008      0 comments

Went for a walk at the school's track last night and had some interesting company, four canadian geese!! Down a half pound but the waist numbers still have not moved. I had to put the jump roping on hold due to a sprained ankle. I should be a... Read more
Countdown to BDay
Sunday, July 27, 2008      2 comments

Closing in on 200 lbs. Seven weeks to my birthday and I really would like to be 200 or under by then. My waist measurement isn't going down but I can tell the flab from my arms and thighs are disappearing. Started doing jumping jacks tonight,... Read more
Wednesday, June 25, 2008      2 comments

Had Dr's visit today. BP down to 131/79 from 161/89. Lost 9 lbs since last Dr's visit. I have lost a total of 12 lbs since I started SparkPeople in March 2008. A1C is 6.2. down from 6.6. ... Read more