Short and Sweet Just to Get Going Again

It has been way too long since I have updated this blog. I have been unwilling to acknowledge how poorly I’ve been treating my body over the past few months.

Part of it was stress.  Part of it was wanting to do whatever I want.  It was just a terrible downward spiral.

I can only take one step at a time to get back on track, and I’m starting today.  Here’s what I’m doing.

  • Cooking – I’m cooking my own food.  I’m trying to stick to meals with 50% veggies, 25% low-glycemic carbohydrates, and 25% protein.  I minimize fats and oils by using herbs for more flavor.
  • Tracking – I started using MyFitnessPal to track my food and exercise, so I can see where I stand at the end of each day.
  • Exercising – Today it was ten minutes on the bike, plus a few push-ups and sit-ups.  Each day will be a little bit more.
  • Blogging – I’m blogging to rekindle relationships and build new ones.  I’ve enjoyed meeting new people, especially those with similar goals!

I will probably start doing videos again, and I expect I will share some recipes, once I think I have them right.  I just want to share my journey, because it helps me reach my goal.  I hope you’ll join me.

So, after ignoring the scale for several months, I stepped on it today to see the following number:  343.5.  Yuck!  I thought I exceeded my previous high, but this still is not good.  Time for some success!

Feel free to say hi and let me know what you’ve been doing! is a paid affiliate of Nutrisystem, Inc.


Weigh Day 04/19/2010

After a three-week absence, I get on the scale. I’ve been sick. I’ve been on vacation. I ate lots of crap. So, how did the scale treat me?

My absence gave me time to think about what I need to do to get back on track and stay there. I know for sure this community is important. I have some more ideas, too. Stay tuned. is a paid affiliate of Nutrisystem, Inc.

Weekly Weigh Day 03/22/2010

Okay, I’m a day late reporting my weekly encounter with the scale. I don’t have a good excuse. The news isn’t terrible though.

I appreciate all of the great comments and encouragement. It’s a great community we have here, and I’m glad we can support each other as we take our journeys to healthier lives. is a paid affiliate of Nutrisystem, Inc.

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