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My Vision Statement
Friday, February 09, 2018      5 comments

My Vision Statement includes two aspects: Inspiration and Direction. Inspiration: I want to get fitter and lose weight so that I can enjoy the rest of my life with my husband and family. I don't want to spend it in a wheelchair or a hospit... Read more
My Small Goals Commitment Blog #1
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      5 comments

To start afresh this year I joined the SP Small Goals Commitment Challenge. #1: I want to be healthy and fit because I have diabetes, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis and want to stay on top of it. I don't want to give into it and let them d... Read more
2018 Winter 5% Challenge Invitation
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      1 comments

This is your invitation! Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the 2018 Winter 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team... Read more
Six months in review: May - Oct.
Friday, October 20, 2017      6 comments

Looking back in retrospect, I've lost a lot of weight, I got down to 147 lbs, but in the last month I've managed to gain back 20 lbs of my 40 lb loss. Well, I'm not going to let those figures discourage me! I'm looking forward, not backward! I'm... Read more
I seem to be a glutton for punishment...
Sunday, September 10, 2017      7 comments

Yes, first I get my nose operated on then, the other day I decided I don't hurt enough and run right into an old heavy metal projector in a dark stairwell...teaches me to turn the light on, lol. So now my shin hurts like heck and has a big blac... Read more
My "nose job" Septoplasty
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      7 comments

Long time ago...when I was 6-7 yrs old...I got hit by a baseball when playing ball at school...right in my nose between my eyes. It broke my eyeglasses in half! Back then you just had a swollen nose for a while and you never went to the dr for ... Read more
A Glitch in the Program...or A Ditch in the Path
Monday, July 17, 2017      6 comments

The last couple of days have been bad for me...I have gone way off the beaten path, so to speak. I've eaten everything I shouldn't...I've gained a pound and have knocked myself out of Ketosis. This is so not good for me...I'm just having a har... Read more
My Goals for the rest of this month (two weeks)
Sunday, June 18, 2017      10 comments

It's just this simple. While I was down south for the birth of my 8th grandchild, a little sweet girl, I stayed on my LCHF, Ketogenic way of eating. I got back on June 2nd and have let myself slip a little here and a little there, nothing big,... Read more
My Diabetic Journey...Blog #1
Thursday, May 04, 2017      8 comments

What started this journey was a death in my family. My oldest sister, who was 14 yrs older than me, had type 2 diabetes! She was a fun loving and sweet person. She had 2 masters, one in Elementary Education and the other, Librarianship. She wa... Read more
Progress Report for February and Goals for March
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      8 comments

February shows a lot of weight loss for me. I started the month at 177 lbs and March 1st weighed in at 167 lbs for a loss of 10 lbs. I did a pretty good job at getting in more water than I usually drink a day and for exercise I walked every day... Read more
Discouraged...But Not DEFEATED!
Monday, February 13, 2017      5 comments

This is just me airing my discouragement...so here goes. I have been doing a Keto diet very religiously since the day after christmas in a house full of teenagers and young adults who are on a typical american diet. I just can't do this. I've... Read more
January in Review
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      8 comments

Wow, a whole month went by and I didn't even journal about my successes last month. It was a good month. Jan 1: 200.8 lbs. Feb 1: 177.0 lbs I lost 23.8 lbs last month My DAILY Goals for February 2017: 1. Drink 8 cups Wate... Read more
10 Reasons I NEED to Lose Weight!
Saturday, January 07, 2017      7 comments

1. I am pre-diabetic so I want to lower my risk for getting full blown diabetes. 2. I want to reduce pressure on my joints to minimize osteoarthritis flair-ups. 3. So that I won't be a burden to others because of failing health due to weight... Read more
Thursday, December 01, 2016      6 comments

On my team, Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans), they are starting up an new challenge for the month of December. I'm just tired of my giving-in to the littlest, sickeningly sweet treats, like french cream horns or ice cream or .... just f... Read more
My starting Goals for Success
Friday, October 28, 2016      5 comments

Most real, long term successes start out small and slow. I don't mean the kind that cause the roller-coaster effect, but that last a lifetime. So I'll only start with 2 little goals. My Beginning Plan for Success... ...drinking 8 cups o... Read more

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