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Scale victory
Friday, March 01, 2019      2 comments

I joined a biggest loser challenge at work. Today was our first weigh in. I lost 15.6 lbs!! I know next month wont be the same but wow, I'm so motivated to keep going.... Read more
Still trying.....
Saturday, March 31, 2018      0 comments

I am a stress eater. My previous job was very stressful for me. After 26 years, I decided that I need to destress my life so I found a new job. I'm finding my motivation to eat healthier again and exercise more. I'm not waiting for Easter to... Read more
Staying on track
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      1 comments

I start out with every intention of doing everything that I am supposed to do to lose weight and get healthy. I do well for the first couple weeks but have a hard time staying on track. I don't know why that's the point that I let go instead o... Read more
Forks over knives
Saturday, April 22, 2017      9 comments

I was starting to lose a bit of my motivation. I watched "forks over knives" and got my motivation back. For those that haven't seen it, it's a huge wake up call. It explains all of our struggles. I think this would be a good reminder and mo... Read more
Heart rate
Friday, April 14, 2017      3 comments

I've noticed my heart rate that shows on fitbit while I'm sitting at my desk at work has at times been 61 to 65. Is that normal? I'd like to think it is but was thinking it might be a tad slow. I do notice a difference in my resting rate whe... Read more
I found my cure
Monday, April 10, 2017      3 comments

I haven't been to the gym in over 2 weeks and during that time I noticed my legs were becoming sore again. I have had problems in the past with my sciatica and periformis that a physical therapist had to help me with. I was told that these is... Read more
Down but not out
Saturday, March 18, 2017      3 comments

I've been sick for the past couple days with a cold and I haven't been working out because of it. I thought today I would go and walk the treadmill for a while but after going up the stairs in my house and still having a coughing episode, I dec... Read more
feeling good
Sunday, March 12, 2017      3 comments

I went to the gym today with my husband. He has been wanting to lose weight but was concerned about going to the gym. We went on the treadmill together. The Michigan basketball game was on one of the tvs which captured Jim's attention. A lo... Read more
gym closed
Friday, March 10, 2017      2 comments

I was doing so well going to the gym every other day except for the last couple days. The gym is closed due to a power outage. I know I can exercise at home but I work out better at the gym. There is something about being there that makes me ... Read more
No more popcorn
Monday, March 06, 2017      1 comments

I love popcorn, any way it's made even air popped and I can eat it and enjoy it. I have had stomach issues on and off and have been experimenting with different foods. Last night I ate popcorn which I haven't had in a couple weeks. Today I... Read more
feeling better already
Saturday, March 04, 2017      2 comments

When I got my new fitbit blaze for Christmas, I had no idea it was going to be a game changer for me. It measures heart rate throughout the day and gives you your resting heart rate,. In the beginning my resting heart rate was 74. I wasn't ha... Read more
Time to ditch the scale
Thursday, March 02, 2017      7 comments

I'm realizing that I put way too much focus on what the scale says every day and have been using that as a tool to gage my success. I decided to only weigh myself once a week. It's going to be hard at first because weighing myself was always t... Read more
Soup time!
Sunday, February 26, 2017      1 comments

There is a small deli where I work that sells soup but it's salty. I love soup because It's so fast and easy and I can keep it at my desk while I'm working. My girlfriend sent me a recipe for veggie soup. I making a huge pot and.will portion ... Read more
Happy Saturday
Saturday, February 25, 2017      2 comments

I have my granddaughters (4 and 2 yrs old) staying with us this weekend as we celebrate grandpa's birthday. We are having spaghetti and birthday cake so I need to plan ahead and make sure I get my calories right for the day. I won't be able to... Read more
Here's a sign
Thursday, February 23, 2017      1 comments

I was out shopping today and came across a pair of nike shoes for 75% off. Of course I bought them and they fit wonderfully. I feel like I have to get back on my feet and get these new shoes working for me. It's the little things that really ... Read more