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Three positive things
Sunday, May 24, 2020      5 comments

Three positive thing since my last blog 1. I have lost 10 more pounds 2. I can do a full plank now 3. I completed the 100 more days weight loss book.... Read more
Day 11- “Never give up”
Sunday, January 26, 2020      6 comments

In 1998 I lost 45 lbs using fen/fen. I stopped taking it because of concerns it was causing heart problems. In 3 weeks I gained back 30 lbs. I was very discouraged and gave up and decided I would just be fat. Fortunately I had dental problems an... Read more
Close the kitchen after supper-can I do it?
Sunday, January 12, 2020      5 comments

One of the guidelines of bright line eating is to only eat 3 meals a day and no snacks. I have acid reflux and I am an emotional eater. If I got stressed at night I wanted to stuff my face. I have had stomach problems for 5 days. I have been ve... Read more
Finishing 2019
Saturday, December 28, 2019      5 comments

This fall was a hard one. I got pneumonia in October and had a very slow recovery while working 30 hrs a week. I am just about back to normal. I have been cross country skiing twice and took my grandkids sledding twice. I also had a challenge wi... Read more
Carrying 18 lbs around
Monday, August 06, 2018      8 comments

When we were on vacation for my dd1’s wedding I went to the beach with my dd2 and her family. One day I carried the baby in a front baby carrier while walking on the beach. He was very sweet and fell asleep. But the extra weight made my feet an... Read more
Day 72 eating in secret
Monday, May 21, 2018      0 comments

1. Make a list of events and people that may cause you to sneak eat A. Negative comments or looks from others B. Stressful situations from my dh C. Feelings of awkwardness Foods Ice cream I will go to drive through Yogurt 2. What ... Read more
Day 69 “Can you cheat on food?”
Thursday, May 17, 2018      3 comments

1. Talk to someone about your diet plan. Use I chose instead of cheated I chose to eat some chicken nuggets for supper. I chose a trail mix over a popsicle. 2. Write 3 choices you made around food today. I chose to have a healthy breakfast... Read more
Day 61 food triggers
Sunday, May 06, 2018      1 comments

1. Write down food triggers that show up in your day today Ice cream sign at Culver’s The sweets table at the ladies banquet 2. Write down triggers that bother you most Smell of chocolate chip cookies or brownies baking Ads for ice cre... Read more
Day 60 Stop signs
Sunday, May 06, 2018      1 comments

Stop when tempted 1. List three things to do for head hunger Balance check book, meditate on Bible verses, actually praise the Lord for blessings 2. List 3 things for heart hunger Pray, listen to good music, play the harp 3. Make stop ... Read more
Day 59 Heart hunger instead list
Wednesday, May 02, 2018      6 comments

1. When I have a heart hunger instead of eating: Listen to classical music Play my harp Get a mani and pedicure Read my Bible Play with my grandchildren Doing something with my Mom Calling my best friend 2. Make a copy of your li... Read more
Day 51
Thursday, April 26, 2018      2 comments

Emotional eating 1.write a sign that says “Is this hunger or a desire to eat?” 2. I put it on my fridge 3. Identify times when you are tempted to eat because of emotions After a stressful work day when I am both tired and hungry- ice cr... Read more
Day 50 10 min solution
Wednesday, April 25, 2018      1 comments

1. My 10 minute solution when stressed Playing classical music instead of eating ice cream! 2. Post it where you’ll see it I should put this on my refrigerator and phone 3. Today after work I listened to 10 minutes of classical music ... Read more
Day 48 I don’t want too.
Monday, April 23, 2018      4 comments

Change I can’t to I don’t want to I can’t break my weight loss plateau I don’t want to break my weight loss plateau Oh I do want to break my weight plateau I can’t get rid of my double muffin top I don’t want to get rid of my muffin ... Read more
Day 49 from Linda Spangles 100 days weight loss
Sunday, April 22, 2018      2 comments

1. Just do one tiny thing right 2. Today I had a very healthy breakfast and lunch 3. Tomorrow and Tuesday I will eat healthy breakfasts and lunch... Read more
Day 47kicking the can’t
Friday, April 20, 2018      1 comments

List things you say you can’t do. I can’t break my weight plateau. I can’t get rid of the rolls on my abdomen. I can,t improve our marriage. Maybe it’s possible to break that weight plateau. Maybe it’s possible to get rid of my rolls ... Read more

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