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My Happy Weight
Wednesday, January 20, 2021      2 comments

I have no idea what my "happy weight" is! I have been obese for so long that I shudder to think that I have to get down to the weight the weight chart says. I am happiest when I can fit into the clothes in my closet with out feeling like a lin... Read more
It is an interesting time
Thursday, December 17, 2020      2 comments

Well we are in a mess her in CA...Covid cases rising and my little town is suffering. My boss' hubby has it and is severely compromised. Christmas around the corner and I am not feeling it. I am on a good path and plan to live to see all my f... Read more
Always Learning
Friday, October 23, 2020      2 comments

I am always learning and really we all should. Over the years I have been just a little out of sync with my youngest daughter. She was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder 7 years ago and has had over 40 medication changes. I quit my career and now ... Read more
This Time!
Saturday, October 10, 2020      5 comments

This time I will reach my goal. This time I will honour myself for all I am and the promise of all I can be. This time I will be kind to myself. This time I will we be me in the fullness of who I am. This time I will love myself. ... Read more
Picking Myself Up Again
Monday, October 05, 2020      7 comments

There are so many reasons for me not to eat myself into an early grave. I am loved and cherished and the people in my life deserve for me to be healthy a... Read more
Tracking my food intake!
Thursday, January 02, 2020      3 comments

Tracking my food is the key element for me to be in control. The power it gives me to stay the course is essential to my success. It helps me to be in ch... Read more
First walk of the new year!
Wednesday, January 01, 2020      2 comments

It was an absolutely beautiful day for a walk! California living has it’s perks and being able to walk in park and see the snow coved mountains in the d... Read more
Setting an example!
Tuesday, December 31, 2019      3 comments

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How are you doing?
Monday, December 30, 2019      1 comments

My journey to my goal weight has been filled with detours! I have lost ground this year and I am afraid to weigh myself. It is a hopeless feeling and wri... Read more
Fodmap
Sunday, December 08, 2019      0 comments

I tried doing the whole food/vegan diet and it was a complete failure. I realize that I cannot eat legumes in any form. After a week of the Davis challenge I was so sick I couldn't function. It was a revelation that for me eating meat is esse... Read more
Losing a Year
Sunday, August 25, 2019      1 comments

Life is moving so fast and this week I realized I lost a year. You may ask your self how in the heck do you lose a year of your life. Honest answer...I have no idea. I will tell you this, I have been insistent that I have been walking for the... Read more
A Fantastic Failure
Thursday, August 22, 2019      6 comments

It has been such a hard time and I have been unwilling to stick with anything. My house is overflowing with unfinished projects, there are piles of abandoned papers and books in every room and I am spitting mad at myself. I thought for a bit t... Read more
Time Flies When You Are Failing
Saturday, May 18, 2019      2 comments

I have been on an eating binge since the Holidays. I just can't seem to get full no matter what I eat and I can't decide what to do to get back on track. I had some success with intermittent fasting but I cannot tolerate the high fat, high prot... Read more
On the Right Path
Wednesday, February 13, 2019      3 comments

My goal this year is to lose 20 pounds. I did it last year and feel pretty confident I can do it again this year. I started walking with a buddy 3 days a week at 5:30 AM and have been consistent for a year and a half. I am up to 3 miles in 40... Read more
Making Progress
Saturday, March 03, 2018      5 comments

I am down 17.2 pounds as of this morning and feeling optimistic that I will reach my goals. It has been a slog and so much has changed in my life. I feel... Read more

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