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Day 26--Stronger Determination Muscles
Monday, May 13, 2013      1 comments

Yes. I did it. I received a large box of Belgian Chocolates for my birthday. Today....I threw them out. Really, I did. This is amazing for me. I am very pleased with my decision to get this temptation out of my house. In my previous healt... Read more
Day 25-- Happy Mother's Day
Sunday, May 12, 2013      2 comments

Another successful day. It has been a fairly calm and yet busy day. I have heard from all of my children and grandchildren. It's been wonderful. I'm very grateful for my family....and technology! I am tired though and need to get to bed. G... Read more
Day 24---Still Smiling!
Saturday, May 11, 2013      1 comments

This day has gone well too. I just realized that I kept up with exercise despite falling off the food wagon----that is a first! Normally if I don't eat well, I quit any effort towards exercise too. I mean, why go to that type of effort if I'... Read more
Day 23--Smiling
Friday, May 10, 2013      2 comments

What I learn very quickly is how much better I feel without all the sugar. One would think I would remember this! I know I'm still very vulnerable to temptation my motto remains: One day at a time.... Read more
Day 22--Later
Thursday, May 09, 2013      1 comments

My mind is in a much better state, thanks to AUNTB63's encouragement and non-judgmental words. When I do stupid things like I have this past week, I usually just keep spinning out of control--often for weeks or even months. I know I'm still vu... Read more
Day 22 --Need to Report
Thursday, May 09, 2013      2 comments

A quick update: I did gain 5.6 pounds. There I said it. It's done. Time to get on with positive healthy behaviors.... Read more
Day 21--Doing Better
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      1 comments

I went to the gym at 5:10 AM this morning and had a great workout. When I got home I finished up my physical therapy exercises and stretches. I'm feeling rather virtuous. I had good meals today although I'm at the top of my range---but that i... Read more
Day 20---Ahhhhhhh
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      2 comments

Not a good day food wise. I ate what I wanted when I wanted despite the good advice and encouragement others gave me. This is ridiculous. I hope I can turn this around. I have exercised though. That's something........right? I feel foolis... Read more
Day 19--Crash and Burn?!
Monday, May 06, 2013      2 comments

OK, there is no good excuse for how this day went food wise. I was at the gym at 5:20 AM and worked out. I even did my physical therapy exercises. I ate a great breakfast and had a healthy snack. I ran an errand and then stopped at the groce... Read more
Day 18 ---A Nice, Quiet Day
Sunday, May 05, 2013      0 comments

Whew! The whirlwind celebration seems to be over. Today was calm and peaceful. I stayed within my calorie range too. Yay!... Read more
Day 17
Saturday, May 04, 2013      0 comments

Most of my day was spent preparing and hosting a baby shower for my friend's daughter. It went real well, so I am very pleased. Life is slowly getting back to normal. I'm still working towards my goal. A week like this past one could ha... Read more
Day 16--The Partying Is Over
Friday, May 03, 2013      1 comments

My husband invited three couples out to dinner and a movie to celebrate my birthday. He's never done anything like this before. It was very nice and a lot of fun. Food choices tonight were not too bad. I'm just thankful that the partying is ... Read more
Day 15---Well....
Thursday, May 02, 2013      1 comments

I got up, did my stretches, showered, dressed, ate a low calorie, and nutritious breakfast, and was off to my last physical therapy session. I am so very grateful to the people that have helped me there. My friend arrived at 10:30 AM. We ... Read more
Day 14--Fantastic and Uh-oh
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      1 comments

I was suppose to go out to lunch with a friend today. The lunch turned out to be a surprise party. I was so surprised! In fact, I was simply stunned. It was so kind of everyone. Everyone brought food. Uh, not low calorie, I fear. I took ... Read more
Day 13--Another Success
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      2 comments

This has been the best day EVER!!! I went to physical therapy today. They measured the bend and straightness of my knees. I have made GREAT progress. I was so happy that when I was told the measurements tears came to my eyes. I am so gratef... Read more

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