DEEGIRL50
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Letter to Myself
Saturday, November 07, 2015      11 comments

Dearest Dee, You been challenged to write a letter to yourself regarding "why you deserve to lose weight over the holidays and how you plan to accomplish it." I deserve to lose weight over the holidays because it's a great time to make dr... Read more
My Swaps
Friday, November 06, 2015      5 comments

My swaps were a flop! Heating up a Lean Cuisine meal for lunch. Spot a big bowl of Halloween candy in the teacher's lounge. Eat two miniature candy bars. Omit apple from my lunch. Afternoon snack... 1 ounce of almonds (170 calories... Read more
My Sister
Monday, October 26, 2015      7 comments

My big sister is having gastric bypass surgery this week. She has been in counseling for it since June. Bunny has been big since her teen years. I'm certain she is morbidly obese now. I wish her luck and hope this is the tool that will... Read more
Love Yourself
Saturday, October 24, 2015      12 comments

I won 500 points on the SP wheel today. I bought myself a crown. I wanted to over-spend and buy myself the tiara, but I didn't. (Hmm, might be a ... Read more
Trying Tuesday
Wednesday, October 21, 2015      9 comments

Again, I did fine all day. Ate according to plan, drank 8 glasses of water, and exercised. Then everything fell apart in the evening. We're talking snack overload at night. I know there's no way I will lose weight if I continue to eat po... Read more
Monday Monday
Tuesday, October 20, 2015      6 comments

I probably write most of my blogs on a Monday. I'm always ready for a fresh start and raring to give it my all on a Monday. If that Monday doesn't go perfectly... I'm not so ready to go on Tuesday. My "this isn't working" or "I can't do... Read more
I'm Ready
Monday, October 19, 2015      8 comments

I'm ready for a great day! Starting out with 6 hours of sleep in my bed. Woke up early and washed a load of clothes and emptied my dishwasher. Packed my lunch. Planned my meals and tracked them on paper. Enjoyed a cup of tea. E... Read more
I Declare
Monday, October 12, 2015      13 comments

I declare this binge, free-for-all eating, is officially over! I weighed 239 on Friday and 242 on Monday. Clothes are too tight. My knee aches. I'm getting migraines again. I feel miserable. Time To Care Again! Short-term go... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Is That Me?
Monday, September 28, 2015      28 comments

I have magic mirrors in my house. I can fool myself into thinking that 238 pounds on a 5'4" frame is not obese. Then I see myself in a picture or full length mirror... "Is that me?" I'm like the teapot... short & stout. ... Read more
Day One
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      7 comments

Today is the first day back to work (elementary school library). I'm up early enough to exercise and eat a healthy breakfast. No matter what else happens today... I had a good start. ... Read more
Boredom Eating
Sunday, August 30, 2015      6 comments

I did it again. I should have been wearing a pedometer for all the trips to the kitchen and back. I have 101 excuses, but it really boils down to: "Boredom Eating." This is one of those lessons that I have to learn over and over ... Read more
Spark To The Rescue
Thursday, August 27, 2015      8 comments

Today was a work day (getting ready for the first day of school). Plus, it's the first anniversary of my mother going to Heaven. Emotional. Stressful. Hectic. Tiring. I just got home from work. My plan was to come into the air conditi... Read more
Easier?
Tuesday, August 25, 2015      9 comments

I've come to realize some changes are easier than others for me! Since July 1st, I've been tracking all my food. It's becoming routine for me to grab a measuring cup before pouring my cereal and milk. I plan my meals ahead of time and i... Read more
The Biggest Loser
Monday, August 24, 2015      8 comments

After a weekend of unhealthy eating, drinking, not sleeping well, and little exercise (family camping trip and outdoor wedding)... The Biggest Loser Power Walk 1 Mile kicked my butt. ... Read more
Committment
Thursday, August 20, 2015      5 comments

I have a 51 day exercise streak! I didn't even realize it until SparkPeople gave me an award. This morning, I was thinking Morning Exercise is becoming a habit. I need to stay committed though because the non-exerciser is laying dormant... Read more

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