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I'm back!
Friday, March 16, 2018      8 comments

Stepped on the scales at the Dr's office and was shocked to learn my weight had gone up from 175 to 206 lbs. I was eating chips and Cheetos which are loaded with fat. Even though eating chips does not show on my Blood tests, it shows on the wa... Read more
Saturday, August 19, 2017      7 comments

Wow! This is slow going it seems. Then pow I measure my weight and find out I am past my goal of 155 to 143! My Blood Sugar is now running in the 80's and 90's and sometimes it bounces up into the 100 plus but stays within the normal range. S... Read more
Slow Going!
Monday, July 24, 2017      8 comments

Hi Everyone! My goal is still 155. 165 is where I am presently at. That's from 296 in Jan 2015. It has really slowed down. But the body is shaping and adjusting to the new weight. I am to the point now that I am forgetting what ... Read more
Managing the Body
Monday, May 22, 2017      6 comments

The YMCA has taken the scales away. So I don't know how much weight I've lost. My guess is I weigh somewhere between 165 - 170. That's from 296 in 2015. I officially weigh when I see my doctor. Next visit is in July. I go and walk 3 miles... Read more
Wow! A year Already!
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      6 comments

Wow! Hard to believe but Type 2 Diabetes was discovered in Feb 2016. But it also marks the anniversary of when I got serious about weight. To date, I've lost 86 lbs since Feb 2016. 116 lbs since Jan 2015. My waist went from over 50 inch... Read more
Stepped on Scales last Friday and Did a Double Take! 181 instead of 185!
Thursday, January 12, 2017      6 comments

Wow! Off of the Plateau and losing again! I literally had to do a double take when I weighed in last Friday! 181! Instead of the usual 185!!! As I get closer to my goal it is harder to lose. But as each pound goes it is a reward for sure!!... Read more
One pound weight loss this week!
Wednesday, December 07, 2016      5 comments

I am rejoicing because after a 3 week plateau I am losing again. Down from 296 to 185. 111 lbs! Wow! I am noticing that during the plateau's that the body is still working. There is skin to shrink, fat to be removed and places on the ... Read more
Right Eye
Friday, November 18, 2016      5 comments

Since Feb of this year I've been managing my Type 2 Diabetes with exercise, dieting and medication. To date, I've lost 107 lbs. Exercised at the YMCA 5-7 times a week. And taken my metfomin twice a day. All good. Its supposed to be. ... Read more
Week 3 Still on a Plateau
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      5 comments

Week 3 still on a Plateau. I suppose it is getting to the point that I need to start checking to see why I am not losing. My body is getting smaller but no weight loss. Hmmm... Still eating less. Around a 1,000 calories per day. Ke... Read more
On yet another Plauteau
Sunday, October 09, 2016      5 comments

Yes, for nearly a week now, I've been on another Plateau with my weight loss. The SparkPeople stats are showing I am way under my goal. Yet, I can see the results of being on a Plateau. The body is still working on the inside to re-shift the ... Read more
Thinking Right without the Drugs!
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      8 comments

I saw today where science has found out there is a difference in the brain's thinking between obese people and skinny people. Duh!? The news said that after this finding, obesity has been declared something you can't help and will allow dr... Read more
Wow! I like this new world!
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      5 comments

I am now 196 lbs. Finally after a 2 week Plateau I lost 5 lbs.! And broke through the 200 lb barrier. Been on my journey since Feb and it has been worth every step! I knew something was up because my body has shrunk while on the plateau.... Read more
It's a new world I've journeyed into and I like it!
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      4 comments

I am still on my journey. I am just realizing it is going to be a long journey but worth it as I am seeing results. I am still losing--I am down to 204 this week, 56 lbs total. Just 4 lbs away from cracking the 200 lb mark. So glad to be... Read more
You've Lost Weight
Friday, July 22, 2016      4 comments

It's always a compliment when someone else notices your weight and then says something. Not everybody you know does for a variety of reasons. But when someone thinks enough to not only notice but say something. Now that feels good. ... Read more
2 more lbs and cheering the milestones!
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      2 comments

52 lbs lost since Feb. Wow! I am elated. Not bragging just happy. When I first started out, I thought, can I do this? It is just now sinking in: I have lost 52 lbs since February. Yet, I am afraid to get too excited because I haven't re... Read more

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