Monday, August 22, 2011

Hi Strangers!

Wow, a long time between posts, but I refuse to give this blog up!
What have I been up to?
LIFE, that's what!!
I seemed to have hit this monstrous plateau in my weight loss regime, but I am sort of maintaining. I go up and down 5 pounds. I am not changing my eating habits, but I tried to exercise and that hurt me so I then got the "fear of moving" in me. I still work full time at my job, and I do not want to be out of work because of the excrutiating pain I seem to get when I exercise. I am 62 years old, Arthritic, Diabetic, Fibromyalgia, severe reaction to chlorine (no swimming aerobics), and work 40-50 hours a week. I went to a Rheumatologist and she told me all of the above and said to exercise 5 minutes at a time as to not over strain the muscles. Makes sense, but the music to Sweatin to the oldies is 45 minutes. ok, I can do it and I will in my time or should I say "God's time".
With this said I felt the calling to start an Overeater's Anonymous meeting in my town here. There is one 12 miles away at 7:00pm Monday nights. I'm ready for bed at that time! So I started one here at 4:30pm. I registered it on the OA site and we have 4 gals coming so far.
I put up poster in town but they seem to disappear. jerks.
The twelve steps are the same as alcoholics anonymous, and is conducted the same as an AA meeting we only replace the word alcohol with food.
I am still 50 pounds loss from last year at this time. I gave up beef, pork & butter July 22nd 2010 and have not had any since. I try really hard to eat mostly what grows from the ground or has a mother. I try to keep away from processed foods. That is hard, but I am getting there.

I crochet, and I am also into making jewelry. I buy seed beads and other small beads and make bracelets & earrings. I love it. It is very therapeudic and keeps me away from the computer.

TaTA for now!

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Fabulous "50"

I made the Fifty Pound loss!!

It is going much slower, but it is still going down and not up!!