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No more fancy plates
Saturday, January 23, 2021      1 comments

I'm not at my best when it comes to meal planning. I'm the type of person who would live off of yogurt and instant oatmeal if I could. Of course, there would be the occasional piece of lasagna, a bowl of chili, or sub sandwich when I got the cra... Read more
Improvements to the diet
Friday, January 22, 2021      0 comments

I guess it's better late than never. I wish I had learned earlier in life, ways of increasing endorphins in the body instead of using food. That sports, activity, and laughter was a better tool to battle loneliness and sadness. I wish I had lear... Read more
Argument About Health & Diet With Hubby
Monday, January 04, 2021      4 comments

My husband is complete meat and starch kind of guy. I think the only thing that he does eat is Spinach. We try to save money as much as we can. We don't make a lot so we are always trying to make it stretch as far as it can go. That usually mean... Read more
Step 4 - What's with all the negative waves
Tuesday, December 29, 2020      1 comments

I'm not Christian but I do love this verse "There is life and death in the tongue" As my fourth step towards 365 steps of creating a healthier lifestyle I will be talking better to myself and others. It is so easy to verbally start tearing peopl... Read more
Step 3 of 365 - Breaks mean activity!
Monday, December 28, 2020      1 comments

Breaks mean activity! I have very inactive for twenty years of my life. No reason that I am dealing with obesity and Diabetes as I reach my late fifties. I have to be honest about exercise. I use to think that it was a chore unless it had some... Read more
Step 2 of 365
Sunday, December 27, 2020      2 comments

I promise that I will post step one of 365 days when I'm done with my classwork. We are learning about smoking today and what woods go with what meats. I'm really excited about learning about what woods go with smoking chicken, duck, pheasant, a... Read more
365 small goals = a year of success
Thursday, December 24, 2020      2 comments

I have been told by family members time and time again to take it one day at a time. So I have decided to practice this advice in 2021. it's funny that I was born with a very driven nature to be successful. I just haven't applied it to my health... Read more
Hopeful of a new job in health care
Sunday, December 20, 2020      0 comments

I have been waiting for this type of job to come along in my career for years. I have always wanted to work in the medical field. Either my opinion of myself or my inability to perform CPR has kept me from going after what I want in life. Today ... Read more
The feel like they are on fire
Friday, December 18, 2020      1 comments

Today my feet really feel like they are on fire. Most days till the evening time I'm fine as I take precautions to alleviate the pain. I was out buying groceries and stuff for Christmas dinner. So I did a lot of extra walking on them. I drink a ... Read more
Just being a brat today
Tuesday, December 15, 2020      3 comments

The ego inside of me is screaming "I want it and I want it now" Every time I hear a Fire Truck or Ambulance go by my spirit screams "That should be me, that should be me" I think my spirit is staging a revolt because I have been struggling with ... Read more
Not a resolution....A pact with myself forever
Saturday, December 12, 2020      2 comments

Today was not a good day for eating. Yes, I reached my calorie goals but there was too much fat in the diet today. I also found myself eating things simply because I was bored. it's more than likely that I was thirsty instead of hungry because I... Read more
Salt is not my friend - Weight Loss Journey Update
Friday, December 11, 2020      2 comments

Weight loss is at a stand still this week due to salt intake I think. I have been eating more than I usually have. I have gone from 600 calories a day to around 1500. It seems that the foods that I have been eating to get my calories in have bee... Read more
A week review
Tuesday, November 10, 2020      1 comments

I'm not expecting a weight loss this week. Aunt Flo is never nice to me on the scale during the week. I would have liked to see another two to three pounds gone but I have been eating things that are not good for me. Whole wheat bread is not bad... Read more
Today I'm crabby pants
Monday, November 09, 2020      2 comments

Sometimes I hate being a woman. This is especially true since I'm unable to have kids. Why should I have to deal with the monthly drama and pain when I've never been able to have children. I know. I know. Take some aspirin and suck it up butterc... Read more
12 lbs loss: Ill be glad when it's 12 lbs of fat
Friday, November 06, 2020      1 comments

I stepped on the scale Wednesday and found out that I had lost 4 lbs since starting a semi-low carb diet. I did slip a couple of times to eat cheez its for a snack. If you read my blog on occasion then you know that I have a lot of water weight ... Read more

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