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Not Your Typical Breakfast
Friday, June 22, 2018      7 comments

I hosted a craft night / party last night. Of course, there is leftover food in my refrigerator. I woke up thinking about the pasta salad and pineapple banana jello salad so... I ate them for breakfast. ... Read more
Sabotaging Thoughts and Triggers
Wednesday, June 20, 2018      16 comments

I've been doing really good at cutting back on sweets and diet soda. I've added a little exercise back into my daily routine. I've been cooking at home more and adding in fruits and vegetables. I'm starting to click again. Yesterday,... Read more
Eating My Emotions
Monday, January 15, 2018      9 comments

I feel awful today. Physically and mentally. I binged all weekend. Why? I'm eating my emotions. Father-in-law came home from hospital on hospice care. I'm nervous over an upcoming vacation. Traveling alone for the first time. Work ... Read more
Stress Eating
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      9 comments

Okay, it's an excuse but I've been trying to eat my stress away. We're having family issues with my in-laws. I'm falling way behind on getting ready for Christmas. My DH is having health issues. I have stress at work. {{Deep Breath}} ... Read more
Friday, December 08, 2017      9 comments

I weigh myself once a week. Today, the scale showed I lost one pound. I was hoping for more than that. Reminding myself... I had a few slip ups this week so a one pound loss is good. I didn't get enough sleep this week. See slee... Read more
Excuse to Quit
Thursday, December 07, 2017      7 comments

It was a Girls Night Out last night. We went to a craft party and then out to eat. This morning, I'm fighting with myself over the "I messed up so I should quit." That old excuse. I'll try again next month. I knew I couldn't do this for... Read more
Food On The Brain
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      9 comments

Food on the brain... I came home from work thinking "what can I eat?" Grab a snack? No wait. Cook my Taco Salad supper. Ate dinner. Food still on the brain. "What can I eat?" Ate a snack pack of Nutter Butter cookies. Deliciou... Read more
Naughty or Nice
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      9 comments

Definitely Nice! It's nice to wake up and have my meals all planned. Better yet... it's all entered in the tracker already. I had time to dance before work. Oh Ya!! That was nice. One thing I noticed is that I've fallen back int... Read more
Staying Positive
Monday, December 04, 2017      9 comments

I was checking in with my team, 100+ First Step Club. We earn a point if we tracked our food for the day. I wrote "tracked and within range." My next thought was: "But, I was high in fat." I stopped myself from typing it because I want to f... Read more
What A Difference
Saturday, December 02, 2017      10 comments

What a difference a week makes! I cooked all my meals at home, counted calories, cut back on sugar, stopped evening snacks, and focused on better nutrition for one week. Tonight, I went out to a steakhouse and ate a bacon cheeseburger and ... Read more
12 Days of Christmas Blog
Saturday, December 02, 2017      9 comments

100+ First Step Club has a 12 Days of Christmas Blog Challenge. I love these challenges because it gets more of my friends to write a blog! This is what I look forward to this season: Looking at Christmas lights; walking in a winter wond... Read more
Good Bye Holiday Weight
Friday, December 01, 2017      6 comments

I had 5 days off of work for Thanksgiving. It was a feasting vacation. I gained weight. This week, I really cracked down and focused. I got more sleep. Drank more water. Brought back my morning exercise. Added an afternoon walk. Coun... Read more
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      4 comments

The word of the day is "distraction." I like to snack in the evenings. Usually eating enough calories to be an additional meal (or more). Definition of Distraction: Something that entertains or amuses you so that you do not think about p... Read more
I Could...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017      8 comments

I could wait and start my weight loss plan on January 1st, but why waste a whole month? Day 2 of my comeback... Stayed within my calorie range. Exercised before and after work. Drank more than 8 glasses of water. Diet soda only... Read more
I Promised Myself
Tuesday, November 28, 2017      9 comments

I promised myself that I'd never see 250 pounds on the scale again. This morning, I weighed 249 pounds. That's it. No more. I can't afford another pound. Today, I planned all my meals and snacks and entered them in the nutrition tracker... Read more

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