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Maria7 - Friday Jul 08, 2022

Weight: 159.0

    John 5:24  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

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Hello, Friends. 

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Weight is 159 this morning.   

I hope you are having a good day. 

We've been under heat advisories here in S.C. with heat indexes up to 111 recently.  Even with the ac going in the house, it is warm at around 80 inside.  About all it can do, ha.  Glad it can even do that.  We've been having storms that have taken down large tree limbs in the back yard.  Lots of debris all over yards, too.

Took Daughter to Surgeon yesterday...she is to have her big surgery week after next.  Please pray that all goes well.  She will be preregistering at the hospital where she will be having it done with general anesthesia next week.  Sorry I cannot go into details, for her privacy' sake. 

Hubby is still recovering from his injury that happened earlier this year, but he is continuing to get better. 

Thank you for your prayers for him, too. 

Snowball is doing well currently.  He says hello..."Meow!!!"

Wishing you a blessed day. 

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Love, Maria

 

 

 

  

Progress as of today: 46 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

legcramps on 07/08/2022:
Hope you can stay cool in all that heat!

Maria7 on 07/09/2022:
I hope so, too!


bearcountrygg on 07/08/2022:
Happy to hear that you husband is improving....And will be keeping your daughter in my prayers....

Maria7 on 07/09/2022:
Thank you!


Donkey on 07/09/2022:
Oh that heat sounds insufferable. Can you get outside in the mornings and evenings?

Praying for your daughter and your husband. It's good to hear that your husband continues to heal. I hope your daughter's surgery goes well. Please keep us posted.

Maria7 on 07/09/2022:
Thank you, will do. Yes, in the mornings, although muggy.



Maria7 - Sunday Jun 26, 2022
(Prayer, Counting Calories and Intermittent Fasting)
Weight: 159.0

   John 5:24  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

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coffeeyellowmuganimgif.gif image by autumn1234567 

Hello, Friends. 

Hope you are having a nice day. 

nativeamericanwomanandcanoeanimgif.gif image by autumn1234567

 

Weight is 159 this morning.   

I wrote a lengthy post but when I tried to post it, my internet here at home went down, which has been going on for about a week or so.  So, will try to write more another time.

Wishing you a blessed day. 

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Love, Maria

 

 

 

  

Progress as of today: 46 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

horn_of_plenty on 06/26/2022:
Seems Bear is in your court with internet problems are her end too. Sorry you lost your entry and hope to read more soon! Happy Sunday!

Maria7 on 06/27/2022:
Wishing you a happy day!


Donkey on 06/27/2022:
Isn't that just so discouraging! Ugh, I hate it when that happens. But I'm glad to see your post. I hope your daughter is recovering well from her surgery. And your husband continues to heal, right? I hope!

Maria7 on 06/27/2022:
Thank you!


bearcountrygg on 06/27/2022:
It is so hard to deal with sometimes when that happens....especially when it's a long post.....I'm usually a little afraid to post after that....and write a short post and post it....and go back into it and add more and more in smaller increments.....until I forget about that...and it happens all over again....I kind of think the yellow/orange page comes up because someone else may be posting at the same time as well....maybe not....but I have often thought that. I'm also having a lot of issues with internet going down as well........unfortunately....if it isn't one thing...then it's something else.

Maria7 on 06/27/2022:
It is either our modem or provider...haven't determined which one, yet.


legcramps on 06/27/2022:
Sorry about the internet issues! Hope you are doing well.

Maria7 on 06/27/2022:
Thank you.


happy-1 on 06/27/2022:
Have a happy day!



Maria7 - Monday Jun 20, 2022
(Prayer, Counting Calories and Intermittent Fasting)
Weight: 159.0

   John 5:24  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

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coffeeyellowmuganimgif.gif image by autumn1234567 

Hello, Friends. 

Hope you are having a nice day. 

nativeamericanwomanandcanoeanimgif.gif image by autumn1234567

 

Weight is 159 this morning.   I am trying to not eat at night as that is my time of weakness to overeat.

Here in SC,  it is cool this morning, in the 50s.  HIgh to be in the 80s and sunny. 

Wishing you a blessed day. 

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Love, Maria

 

 

 

  

Progress as of today: 46 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

bearcountrygg on 06/20/2022:
Hoping your daughters surgery went well.

Maria7 on 06/21/2022:
Thank you. She had one of the two surgeries today...the lesser one...we await a date for the second one.


legcramps on 06/20/2022:
Have a good day

Maria7 on 06/21/2022:
Thank you. Hope you have a good day, also.


Jacky82020 on 06/20/2022:
Same for me, will power to diet fades as the sun sets. My time or weakness.

Maria7 on 06/21/2022:
I think it is so with me because around that time, I usually watch a movie and I like to eat during that time.


horn_of_plenty on 06/20/2022:
i'm alsso working to not go higher than my weight is now. trying to pull back. have a good day!

Maria7 on 06/21/2022:
You have been doing fantastic!


Donkey on 06/21/2022:
How are your husband and daughter doing? Has she had the surgery yet?

We are having another heat wave here this week. Today should be the worst, and then a "cool down" into bearable (?) hot weather, LOL...

Maria7 on 06/21/2022:
We are to be around 100 tomorrow.. she had one surgery today...the lesser one...still to have the other done...Thank you for asking about Hubby and her. Hubby is doing better and better.



Maria7 - Tuesday Jun 14, 2022
(Prayer, Counting Calories and Intermittent Fasting)
Weight: 160.0

   John 5:24  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

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coffeeyellowmuganimgif.gif image by autumn1234567 

Hello, Friends. 

Hope you are having a nice day. 

nativeamericanwomanandcanoeanimgif.gif image by autumn1234567

 

Weight is 160 this morning.  Changed my goal weight number to 150.

Here in SC, are currently under a heat warning with temps expected over 100 and heat index around 111 to 112 this afternoon.  It is very humid, too.  So, thanking the Lord for air conditioning. 

Hubby is better and still healing from his accident with wood-chopping a few weeks ago,

and Daughter is to have surgery next week.  Appreciate your prayers. 

My Hubby's beloved cat passed away last nite.  He was only four years old and so sweet and his name was Simon.  He was the brother to my cat, Snowball.  They almost looked like twins, being flame-point Siamese cats.

Wishing you a blessed day. 

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Love, Maria

 

 

 

  

Progress as of today: 45 lbs lost so far, only 10 lbs to go!

bearcountrygg on 06/14/2022:
Oh my gosh...so much going on at your house.......Prayers for your husbands healing and your daughters surgery.......And the beloved cat.....so much to deal with all at once. Don't worry about the weight...you will have some down time later to focus on that......Prayers for all of you.

Maria7 on 06/14/2022:
Thank you.


Jacky82020 on 06/14/2022:
I am so sorry to hear about poor little Simon.

Those bad bruises can take forever to heal. Glad he’s improving bit by bit.

Your daughter will be fine!

Maria7 on 06/14/2022:
Thank you.


innerpeace on 06/14/2022:
So sorry about your fur baby! They are always so much like family. Prayers for your daughter's surgery. be good to yourself.

Maria7 on 06/14/2022:
Thank you.


Donkey on 06/15/2022:
I'm so sorry for the loss of your cats. Something about the death of a pet just hits our hearts in a unique way.

I hope that your daughter's surgery goes well; I'm sure it will, but I know that doesn't mean you won't worry. I'm sorry that it came down to her having the surgery. Was it healing incorrectly? Or did it take longer to discover the true nature of her injury?

That's so good to hear that your husband continues to heal, even slowly.

Maria7 on 06/20/2022:
Thank you.


horn_of_plenty on 06/15/2022:
i've been noticing how hot it's been across the country ...even New Orleans...everything HOT!

Maria7 on 06/20/2022:
Yes...we had a heat wave.


horn_of_plenty on 06/16/2022:
good luck to daughter.

what happened to the cat?



Maria7 - Monday May 30, 2022
(Prayer, Counting Calories and Intermittent Fasting)
Weight: 158.0

  John 5:24  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

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Hello, Friends.  Happy Memorial Day!

Hope you are having a nice day. 

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It is a pretty, sunny, warm day here in SC.  High to be in the low 90s F. 

We are going to have a cook-out on the back deck!  We always do a clean on the gas grill even though we clean it after each use, too, and always before we use it, so that is now checked off...it is clean, clean, clean...also we took the umbrella that was over the patio table and cleaned it both sides and sprayed with the water hose and it is air-drying in the sunshine, awaiting to be put back over the table, which has also been cleaned, as we are hoping to eat outside after the hamburgers are done, depending on the FLIES...our neighbor close to us has many outside animals including pig, pony, dogs, etc...so we'll see how it goes with flies...also, I am planning to fry fresh squash, onion, and potatoes together to go with the grilled hamburgers and grill bell peppers, too.  Ice cream for dessert.

Wishing you a blessed day. 

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Love, Maria

 

 

 

  

Progress as of today: 47 lbs lost so far, only 14 lbs to go!

Donkey on 05/30/2022:
Now that's how you celebrate a holiday, summer, life!!!! Will you have company or just you two? It matters not, it's all good :-)

Maria7 on 05/30/2022:
Just us two. :-)


legcramps on 05/30/2022:
Yum, all of that sounds awesome! Enjoy your day.

Maria7 on 05/30/2022:
Thank you!


bearcountrygg on 05/30/2022:
How is your Husband and daughter doing with their injuries?

Maria7 on 05/31/2022:
Hubby is better and thank you for your prayers...Will be updating soon about Daughter, whom I'm taking back to doctor tomorrow...


horn_of_plenty on 05/30/2022:
yummmmmmmmmm your bbq cookout sounds awesome! love having grilled veggies.....man, the food i ate yesterday was det not off a grill as clean as yours! <3

Maria7 on 05/31/2022:
We had another cookout today...to me it was better than yesterday!


horn_of_plenty on 06/05/2022:
today i broiled up some sausages...the indoor version of BBQing


Jacky82020 on 06/07/2022:
Oh, that cookout sounds marvelous! Hope the flies left you alone. Do you get mosquitoes? I hate them most of all. A single bite really swells up on me.



Maria7 - Saturday May 28, 2022
(Prayer, Counting Calories and Intermittent Fasting)
Weight: 158.0

  John 5:24  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

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Hello, Friends.  

Hope you are having a nice day. 

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Scale weighed me at 158 this morning, so a little more progress...  

I appreciate your prayers for Hubby and Daughter.   Will update you soon on their progress.

It has been a pretty, sunny, warm day here in SC.  80s F.  Flowers blooming, little potato garden growing. 

Also a few other foods planted are doing well so far...a tomato plant that so far has 'one' small tomato on it...also squash, cucumbers, and pole beans are doing well...

We have lots of small apples on our apple trees but the squirrels, as usual, have

been working hard to clean them out before they get big enough for us to pick.  Our grapevine has

many tiny grapes on it so far...if the birds or squirrels don't get them before they are ready to harvest,

maybe we will get a few of them.

Wishing you a blessed day. 

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Love, Maria

 

 

 

  

Progress as of today: 47 lbs lost so far, only 14 lbs to go!

bearcountrygg on 05/28/2022:
Yay on the nice lost pound........Hope everyone is feeling better....your gardening skills amaze me........I don't have a green thumb at all......I kind of have to only have things that remind me to feed and water them...LOL....plants are so quiet!

Maria7 on 05/29/2022:
I don't have a green thumb, either....I just try this and that...and if anything makes it, I thank the Lord. :-D


Donkey on 05/29/2022:
I continue to send healing prayers. Healing is a good exercise in patience, isn't it.

How delightful to hear about your garden! I was at the library yesterday, looking for houseplant books, and saw that there are a lot of books on growing consumables, from a large garden plot, to container gardening. I have shied away from growing food because it seems to me as though the battle against bugs would be overwhelming. Do you do a lot of anti-bugging?

Maria7 on 05/29/2022:
No, I only do the anti-bugging if fire ants get into them...I do not like to use pesticides, etc. in foods being grown. But sometimes we get fire ants here and they have to be stopped immediately.



Maria7 - Friday May 27, 2022
(Prayer, Counting Calories and Intermittent Fasting)
Weight: 159.0

  John 5:24  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

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Hello, Friends.  Have a cup of coffee with me?  

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Hope you are having a nice day. 

Scale weighed me at 159 this morning.   

Hubby is improving from his accident earlier this month and thank you for your prayers for his healing.  Meanwhile, Daughter was injured by one of the horses she takes care of daily and I ask you to please pray for her healing, too.  Thank you all very much.

 

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Love, Maria

 

 

 

  

Progress as of today: 46 lbs lost so far, only 15 lbs to go!

Donkey on 05/27/2022:
Those horse injuries can be painful! Nice Lady has a horse, and he's very well-behaved and mellow, but one day, he accidently stepped on her foot, not even really hard, and Nice Lady was hurting and healing for several weeks! It wasn't even a forceful action on the horse's part - he's just so big that any mishap is going to hurt. And Heaven forbid if Daughter's injury had any force behind it (e.g. horse reacting in fear or excitement) - OUCH!!!!

I will continue to send your husband healing prayers, and add your daughter to my intentions. Maria, try to stay healthy and uninjured yourself!

Maria7 on 05/27/2022:
Thank you!


bearcountrygg on 05/27/2022:
I'm glad to hear that your husband is improving but sad to hear that your daughter has been injured...will be praying for both of them and you as well because we all know that it affects the entire family........Stay strong. ((HUGS))

Maria7 on 05/27/2022:
Thank you. So true, too. I'm doing my best..


legcramps on 05/27/2022:
Oh no! I hope she will be okay.

Maria7 on 05/27/2022:
Thank you. I hope so, too.


horn_of_plenty on 05/28/2022:
Just had an afternoon cup of iced coffee with you. All the coffee i drink at home is cold; i make it with brita pitcher water and instant coffee!

lots of injuries and accidents in your close ones. i am sorry about your daughter. i hope it is not very bad?



Maria7 - Sunday May 15, 2022
(Counting Calories)
Weight: 0.0

  John 5:24  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

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Hello, Friends.  Have a cup of coffee with me?  

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Hubby LargeManWaving.gif image by autumn1234567 got hurt in an accident here at home.  He is improving.  Please remember him in prayer...It is his leg...he was splitting wood with a maul (axe) from trees that were taken down recently,  and a big piece flew into his leg...caused a very large blood-filled hematoma about the size as his knee...went to urgent care...got sent to ER...was there 8 hours...no broken bones...sent home with 'RICE' care instructions...rest, ice, compression bandaging, and elevation...it has been almost 2 weeks now and very slow improvement going on but better than he was...hematoma not as large but his leg is purple and yellow...Thank you for your prayers.

 

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Love, Maria

 

 

 

  

Donkey on 05/15/2022:
Oh my word! I'm so sorry to hear this!! Yes, your husband is definitely in my prayers. And you are as well, as his caretaker. I am sending healing thoughts his way!

Maria7 on 05/15/2022:
Thank you so much.


bearcountrygg on 05/15/2022:
Will be praying for your Hubbys healing...his injury sounds just like the one D got in his truck accident in January. It was very slow to heal and he still has a raised knot at the site......he was also very colorful and still has a bit of that.....It has now been ... almost 4 months......But he is doing fine.......I'm hoping that your hubby heals quickly. I know it has to be painful......

Maria7 on 05/15/2022:
I will tell Hubby what you said. So sorry your Hubby had that happen to him, also. Bless his heart. Takes a long time to recover, doesn't it? Glad he is getting better, too. Thank you for sharing this with us.


horn_of_plenty on 05/16/2022:
wow...didn't expect this sort of thing to show up in your entry...sending my prayers to your hubby for fast healing. keep us updated, sounds painful!

Maria7 on 05/16/2022:
Thank you and I will.


Jacky82020 on 05/16/2022:
Sorry to hear about that great big nasty bruise. Hope it’s on the mend already, but they can take weeks and even months to go completely away. Poor hubby of yours. Sending good vibrations! HUGS too.

Maria7 on 05/16/2022:
Hugs to you, too. It has gone down some and we are keeping the treatment going each day.


legcramps on 05/16/2022:
Ouch! Thinking of him, hoping he is healing.

Maria7 on 05/16/2022:
Thank you. He is better than he was.


innerpeace on 05/16/2022:
I hope your husband gets better. I know dealing with injuries can be quite exhausting. Prayers for his healing.

Maria7 on 05/16/2022:
Thank you. Yes, it does take patience as well as care. Thank you for your prayers for his healing. Very appreciated.


happy-1 on 05/16/2022:
Hugs! Sounds like a lucky escape. So many things can go wrong while splitting wood!!!! Prayers for his healing!

Maria7 on 05/19/2022:
Amen and thanks.


Jacky82020 on 05/19/2022:
Maria, how is the hubby doing? Here’s hoping he’s a little better and the worst is in the rear view mirror.

Maria7 on 05/19/2022:
Thanks for asking...he had to go back to doctor the other day for ultrasound and we are waiting to here from that.

Maria7 on 05/19/2022:
...hear from that...


Jacky82020 on 05/19/2022:
Probably that’s a routine follow up and they will come back with good news!

Maria7 on 05/22/2022:
It was negative. Thanks.


Jacky82020 on 05/24/2022:
Great news! He’ll get better day by day.



Maria7 - Wednesday Apr 20, 2022
(Counting Calories and Intermittent Fasting)
Weight: 159.0

  John 5:24  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

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Good morning, Friends.  Have a cup of coffee with me?  

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It is a chilly and SUNNY morning over here in South Carolina.   Was in the upper 30s earlier, to get into the upper 60s this afternoon.  I took my mug of hot, black coffee out onto the back deck and sat at the patio table this morning, sipping it, while looking at one of our rosebushes nearby, which has gotten quite a few red roses already in bloom on it.  The little potato garden that I planted is doing pretty well...large green plants now...the white potatoes, that is, as the sweet potatoes are not up yet.  It is in the back yard, too.  As an experiment, I planted some green bean seeds in a different location just to see what they will do, as my plantings of them have not done well in past years (mainly because of floods).  Also, in painted, colorful, raised, wooden garden boxes that Hubby LargeManWaving.gif image by autumn1234567 built for me a few years ago,  there are lots of tiny strawberries on many of the strawberry plants in a couple of the boxes, so we should be getting strawberries next month sometime.

Well...I am at '159' this morning.  I rowed forward instead of backward...how about that?...

Gotta keep rowing!  FORWARD not backwards!

 

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Love, Maria

 

 

 

  

Progress as of today: 46 lbs lost so far, only 19 lbs to go!

coffee&calories on 04/20/2022:
Hi Maria! I'm with you on the rowing...

Maria7 on 04/20/2022:
Good! Also, good to see you back here at DD!


Jacky82020 on 04/20/2022:
The garden sounds wonderful!

Wish I could take my coffee black. I need to try harder.

Maria7 on 04/20/2022:
My Grandma always drank her coffee black...it took some getting used to as I had always put non-dairy powdered coffee creamer and sugar in my coffee but now I am happy drinking it black...it is still good, just tastes 'different' but you get used to the taste and still enjoy it...have been drinking it black for about a year or so now.


bearcountrygg on 04/20/2022:
Your garden sounds like it is coming along beautifully........Hopefully you don't get a frost since you are in the 30's.....but it sounds like you will be fine with that if it going up to 60. We are still getting snow here...so no planting yet.....looking forward to it though.

Maria7 on 04/20/2022:
Thank you. I hope it does well...nothing ventured, nothing gained, I always say... Probably won't be long you will be in the warmer weather. What are you planning to plant this year?


bearcountrygg on 04/20/2022:
I think mainly tomatoes...mine is just in a planter on the deck...we have too much sand here to plant a real garden...we used to enjoy a big garden though at the previous house......Had corn, beans, tomatoes , carrots, rhubarb, pumpkins, radishes.

Maria7 on 04/25/2022:
We have sandy soil here, too but I add to it. Your deck planters sound really nice for the tomatoes.


happy-1 on 04/21/2022:
Love the strong, positive mindset! Fresh strawberries sound amazing!

Maria7 on 04/25/2022:
Yes, strawberries should be here soon!


Donkey on 04/21/2022:
My canoe got caught in a little whirlpool yesterday, but I will do better today, along with Bear. (See her entry for today, Thursday) I am glad to read that you are rowing forward. Keep up with that momentum!

PS I love the idea of a potato garden!!!!

Maria7 on 04/25/2022:
Thank you. The potato garden is doing well...but weight is back up some.


horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2022:
Definitely, i'll always have a coffee with you! Had one this morning :-D And 2 coffees yesterday! :)

nice to have the potato plants. do they produce a lot of potatoes? will you give them to neighbors?

also, that's great you'll have lots of strawberries. so much better than having to go to the store for them. :)

a neighbor is going to give me a small plant as well as a pot for it...! all i have to do is buy soil! :) an indoor plant. i cannot wait :)

Maria7 on 04/25/2022:
That sounds wonderful!


Donkey on 04/29/2022:
I hope you are doing OK. Thinking of you this morning...



Maria7 - Monday Apr 18, 2022
(Counting Calories and Being More Active)
Weight: 163.0

  John 5:24  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

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Good morning, Friends.  Have a cup of coffee with me?  

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It is a chilly and RAINY morning over here in South Carolina. 

Well...I am at '163' this morning.  I rowed backwards instead of forwards, Y'all.  So...

I've been reading some of what I wrote here at DD in my 2015 entries...my weight got up to 172 early that year...Too much ice cream and other sweets as well as overeating...same as has been going on now...but...that same year, within 9 months, I lost '28' pounds and got down to 144.  Yes, 28 pounds, which is an average of almost 3 pounds a month for nine months.  So....If I lose 3 pounds a month, weighing 163 today, I would be at 139 in 8 months (instead of 9 months) in losing 24 pounds (8 months x -3/month =-24),  which would be about a week before Christmas.  I'd settle for 140, actually.  So, let's just say 140 for me (I'm tall, 5'8").  I've been at goalweight 140 probably 3 times, only to throw it away for the 'taste' of sweets and for comforting myself when sad about anything, with FOOD.  I do not need to be overweight for health reasons.  Although I would probably be fine at 150 weight, it would be 'too easy' for me to quickly regain at that weight (too tempting), so I am now as of today making my goalweight 140 again.  I did it before:  I can do it again!

Gotta keep rowing!  FORWARD not backwards!

 

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I had about 2900 calories yesterday....Need I say more?...

 

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Love, Maria

 

 

 

  

Progress as of today: 42 lbs lost so far, only 23 lbs to go!

bearcountrygg on 04/18/2022:
Yes you can do it again...You have proved it. Yesterday was a special day.......Probably special for all of us as well. I know you can do it!!! 3 pounds a month is a healthy way to lose.....

Maria7 on 04/18/2022:
Thank you! Yes, this should be 'easy', I hope...


happy-1 on 04/18/2022:
I love a chilly rainy morning. Sound beautiful.

Maria7 on 04/18/2022:
That is what it is here currently. Smile!


legcramps on 04/18/2022:
Have a wonderful day today :)

Maria7 on 04/18/2022:
Thank you! And I wish you a wonderful day, too! :)

Maria7 on 04/18/2022:
Thank you! And I wish you a wonderful day, too! :)


Donkey on 04/19/2022:
I liked your analysis of numbers, especially the part about 150 being "OK" but a point where it is too easy to regain. I had not considered that aspect.

Maria7 on 04/20/2022:
Thank you!


horn_of_plenty on 04/19/2022:
it's good to reread those entries, as long as you can do it without too many emotions and/or without it affecting your progress now! meaning, i hope you only get good things from rereading those entries.

i remember some of my entries here being very sad (as well as happy times!). i think tho, if i read my entries, i would learn a lot and take more positives from the past, too.

just go one day at a time. a high cal day yesterday won't derail you too far if you have a some good days to come. day by day. and try not to pressure yourself!

Maria7 on 04/20/2022:
One day at a time, like you say!



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