MPT162's Blogs

New Jeans~~No Elastic!
Monday, February 09, 2009      2 comments

I finally had to break down and buy some new jeans. My 'best' pair (translate the ones that weren't about wore out anyway) of 26's were really starting to sag in the crotch unless I pulled them way up over my tummy. So I went to Wal-Mart last ... Read more
The Amazing Adventures of Dietgirl
Thursday, January 29, 2009      1 comments

Finished a book with the above title just yesterday. Its a memoir of one dieter's journey through six years and 175.5 pounds. The author, Shauna Reid, lost half her body weight. Yet the really amazing thing to me is that it took six years off... Read more
Giving Thanks & A New Beginning!
Friday, October 24, 2008      3 comments

Its been a rough month. Started with diverticulitis and a five- day hospitalization. Next, harsh antibiotics that which made me feel weak and lightheaded. Then, the pain returned. A colonoscopy showed colitis, and for a week I worried that I... Read more
The Big Girl Suit's Last Hurrah!
Thursday, September 18, 2008      2 comments

We are heading to the beach this weekend! Our last chance to enjoy some sun and surf for the season. And we are looking forward to just getting away for a couple of days. But I am also looking forward to packing my big girl suit for the last ... Read more
Making Exercise Progress!
Friday, September 05, 2008      0 comments

Okay, its been a bad day. Hormones. There has been sadness, tears, and the consumption of fast food. But I've made it to the other side, and it included progress! I walked for 45" tonight on the treadmill!!! Granted, I'm only up to a speed ... Read more
Got to Keep Moving
Thursday, August 28, 2008      1 comments

Okay, all those fitness folks are right. Exercise helps. It helps me feel better physically. I used to use the 'bad back' excuse to tell myself that I probably just shouldn't push things by exercising. But after about two weeks of moving, my... Read more
The Hardest Part
Wednesday, August 20, 2008      0 comments

Sugar. That's the hardest part of eating healthy for me. I want sugar!!! I allowed myself one, albeit large, glass of sweet tea today. And I allowed myself one glass yesterday. And one the day before... see where this is heading? I wanted... Read more
Jesus is Enough!
Tuesday, August 19, 2008      0 comments

Its been one week! The first few days were really easy. I think the Lord was keeping me close and keeping the cravings and emotions at bay. Now things are a bit tougher, but he has been faithful to ease my emotions when I have sought him. An... Read more