Friday, October 8, 2010


Since I decided that I would be more accountable if I shared in a public forum, here's an update. I have started walking. Tuesday, I went 1.5 miles. The next three days, I walked 2.5 miles each day. I do not have a very fast pace but hopefully I will work up to one. The downside is that my shins are killing me. I hope that goes away also. I have been able to stay under 750 calories the last two days also but know that the weekends are always more calorie laden especially with a trip to Six Flags tomorrow. Happy goal keeping for those of you who have something you are working towards. Have a great day!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Hoping to Break the Minus 40 Barrier

Well, I guess I will join the dieting blogging! I am needing something! In the past 6 years I have lost and gained the same 40 pounds four times! Every time I get to the minus 40 mark, I hover for a while and then the scale starts to go back up the other way. Now usually I don't regain ALL 40 pounds every time, but last year I came within 5 lbs. of it. So I made it down to minus 41.4 lbs on June 25th and thought maybe I had broken the "down 40 lb" barrier, but during the summer I gained 5 of those back.

I am beginning to think I can't go any lower, but my goal is to lose another 25 - well actually now it's to lose another 30 because of that 5 pound gain.

I told Pauline I have the exercise piece down for now (I'm getting in 30 - 40 minutes 4 - 5 times a week) - but I need to wire my jaw shut!

Any suggestions? (Besides wiring the jaw shut?)


Hopefully, I am becoming thinner and healthier. Cindy said there had been some talk about blogging about our dieting so I'll start with the first post. The losing has slowed down too much, so I am trying to commit to exercising too. This morning I finally got out there and walked. So a question for you out there, has anyone tried Wii Fit or Wii Fit Plus? Anyone know the difference between them? So my goal for this week is to walk 1.5 miles every weekday morning and throw in some yardwork on those mornings I have extra time. What are you doing? This sibs have all set a goal of 10 pounds before Halloween. I lost 3 but am afraid I gained back. My personal goal is to lose 100 before Christmas. We'll see. Now I guess I'm accountable to all of you. Hope that helps me. Have a great day! And anyone who wants to join in tell us what your goal is before Halloween, diet, fitness or anything else you want to accomplish!

(A little before and so far comparison. Not the best pictures.)