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Blooming Success!
Sunday, July 01, 2012      4 comments

It's amazing how eating nutritious foods and exercising combine together to get me to a healthier place! No magic, just good sense and SparkPeople! I am down 10.9 pounds already. I am so grateful. I will have my knee replacement surgery Augu... Read more
Another dive? Oh, NO!
Saturday, June 23, 2012      1 comments

I had the surgery in December. I weighed less than I have in so long I can't even remember. The doctor said I could do anything I wanted exercise wise after two weeks. When I went back for my one week appointment the PA suggested that I wait ... Read more
Reality Check
Saturday, October 29, 2011      2 comments

I mentioned before that I had signed up for 2 body pump classes a week. Well between that and my personal knees and foot started yelling. I'm not sure what to do just yet. I am icing them and taking ibuprophen when it's really p... Read more
A "Break Through"
Sunday, October 23, 2011      1 comments

OK, well as you can see from my last blog on October 10th, I didn't blog again until now. I was still struggling between what I wanted in the moment (sugar) and what I really want long term. I signed up for the on-line Spark People Motivation... Read more
Sabotoging myself STILL
Monday, October 10, 2011      1 comments

The binging is continuing. I think I am able to stop now. I know what was driving it...partially, it was the simple fact of having sugar in my system--which encourages a greater desire for sweets. The rest was fueled emotionally from a failur... Read more
Temptation is always waiting
Sunday, October 09, 2011      0 comments

I went out to dinner with friends on Thursday night. I was virtuous. I looked up the nutrition information for the restaurant we were going to and carefully chose what I would do. At the restaurant my friends ordered chips and salsa--which I ... Read more
A Little Surprise
Monday, October 03, 2011      1 comments

I went to Body Pump tonight. I was pretty sore from last Thursday's workout and wondered a bit if I could really do it again. I did fine tonight! I am a little surprised. This morning I worked out on the elliptical, a few minutes on the stat... Read more
A Commitment To Faith In Myself
Saturday, October 01, 2011      1 comments

Believe it or not, I paid to add another Power Pump Class. That's right. Me--with bad knees and a basically healthy fear of squats and lunges. I choose to believe in myself. The workouts are very strenuous and I can't do all the moves like ... Read more
Another Success
Friday, September 02, 2011      2 comments

I need to stay on the lower end of my calorie range because I can't do cardio exercise until Monday because of the foot procedure that I had. I had all my calories by evening last night and I was not hungry. However, my husband started eating ... Read more
It's a Miracle
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      3 comments

I've never "blogged" before...but perhaps it will help me on my journey. I'm not sure, but it's worth a try. I have been working at weight loss for over 26 years now. Oh, I lose the weight just fine by exercising and eating right. But I also... Read more

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