VXWALL1942's Blogs

Monday...Made it!
Monday, September 27, 2010      10 comments

I love fresh beginnings. They're like taking a long cleansing shower. Today I ate right, tracked and exercised. Looking forward to stringing some days together into a streak. Tuesday will be day 2 and I'm expecting more success.... Read more
Where Am I?
Sunday, September 26, 2010      10 comments

Its been almost 2 months since I wrote a blog and that's embarrasing. The writer's flow stopped cold and there was nothing to say. Unfortunately, I have 'fallen off the wagon' during this time. I haven't been tracking my ffoods, haven't ex... Read more
Love is grand....
Thursday, July 29, 2010      14 comments

...and I would know because today is my 49th wedding anniversary. Overall the years have been good. There have been tragedies and euphoric times. There have been times when I asked if this journey with this partner was worth the effort. And each... Read more
July 21, 2010
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      12 comments

Its been a good day. I met my goals for the day, including over an hour on the stability ball. I'm eating healthy and am in range on everything but fiber. Anybody have any ideas for a way to meet this category without going way over on calories... Read more
Miscellaneous Mental Meanderings
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      11 comments

Spark People has done it again. Another need met when they made available additional tools for diabetics. We now can post our blood glucose numbers on the Nutrition Tracker. WooHoo!!! I rediscovered 'mindless eating' this week. What a terr... Read more
The Scale is...
Sunday, June 20, 2010      6 comments

...an unforgiving machine. It is important not to let this tool become the 'be all end all' when trying to meet your goals. If your clothes fit better you've done things right. Remember that muscle weighs more than fat and if you're doing a reas... Read more
Friday, June 18, 2010      12 comments

...is an illusive element necessary to living a healthy life of good choices. I know there are many days when I wander the SP site looking for just that right piece to make my day happy and worthwhile. Today I got an e-mail from Spark Peop... Read more
Talk about a mixed bag....
Thursday, June 10, 2010      10 comments

My day was definitely a 'mixed bag'. My moods and emotions went from the bottom to the top in the space of 10 short hours. I fought, and won, with an insurance company for my insulin pump. Nobody knew what anyone else was doing...and worse ... Read more
Where Is Vicki?
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      16 comments

Here I am. Can't believe its 3 weeks since I last blogged. My world has been sometimes up and sometimes down in this time period. Weight - back up by a few pounds. Have chosen to wait until June to weigh again as my clothes are fitting 'ok... Read more
Home and happy....
Saturday, April 24, 2010      9 comments

Home from the fantastic fishing trip. Weather was a true blessing with mild temps and sun shining. Fish were biting and were able to share lots of fish with family and friends, with enough left over to fill the freezer. In all caught over 200 lb... Read more
Fishing - again!
Saturday, April 17, 2010      9 comments

Vacation is what you do when you can't take what you do anymore. -Wizard of Oz I'm off for a week of fishing with DH again. This time is just the two of us and I am so looking forward to this quiet peaceful time. As long as he doesn't yell... Read more
Happy because...
Thursday, April 15, 2010      10 comments

I've got this whole thing down and can function well on a day to day basis. I'm in range on nutrition. I visit the Message Boards a lot on a daily basis. So....why can't I get my engine going on the fitness component? I've got the exercises... Read more
I Feel Good....
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      18 comments

Me! The anti-scale person! I have lost another 13 pounds bringing me to the 200 mark I have been so focused on. I stopped weighing week to week back in February. This 13 pounds is over a 6 week period. And after all the boohooing I did about the... Read more
Its over....
Saturday, March 27, 2010      8 comments

The vacation that is! All of the benefits continue to be reaped. Energized I am. Enthusiastic about the new day...each day! Wish it carried over to my exercise and nutrition. I constantly caution people about not having too few calories a d... Read more
I'm back and feeling....
Saturday, March 20, 2010      11 comments

WONDERFUL! What an awesome vacation. No worries. No phones. No nutrition tracker. Lots of sun, wildlife, birdsong, and fishing par excellence. Guilt was NOT invited on this outing and its a good thing. I am now refreshed and excited about... Read more

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