Hi Readers, Friends, Followers, Maybe it's because I've now raised two dogs for Canine Companions for Independence and we use positive motivation to train our dogs, always conscious of ourselves when we bring negative approaches to training, something we are taught not to do. Or... Maybe it comes from my time in Managerial Training classes back in my… Continue reading The All Negating BUT, A Few Thoughts On How A Fat Person Takes Negative Motivation
Hey Everyone! I am finally catching up on the blocks I had planned out. If you remember I bought EQ7 a few months back and was in the process of re-creating my Weight Loss Journey Quilt blocks in the new program. There was a learning curve but now that I'm at a point where I… Continue reading Weight Loss Journey Quilt Project – Block #10– May Basket!…finally, I do know it’s almost July
Hi Everyone! I know you all are just Dying to know how my weight loss is progressing aren't you? Well, don't get too excited because I've been in the longest running plateau ever known to man. Seriously. Every time I start a new week and think I'm doing good I get to the scale at… Continue reading Weight Loss Journey Quilt – Checking In For June
Today was weigh in day, as it is every Saturday, and I had a big surprise this morning! I'd lost 1.5 pounds for the week for a total of 15.2 pounds total since I began this journey! You do not know how excited I was, I thought for sure they were lying! You see, I've… Continue reading Weight Loss Journey Quilt Project – Block #9– A Corner Turned, 15 Pounds!
For those of you who have been following my weight loss (I'm over due for another quilt block) I want to share with you my 'Go To' lunch that I like to put together during the week. I have a couple of these Bento boxes I picked up one time that work nicely for this. I… Continue reading What Diet Food Looks Like – My Go To Lunch This Week!
Hi Everyone! We received some snow yesterday, just a few inches, and I think the plows were ready for it because when it was time to go to work the streets were clear!! If there is one positive thing to say about living in Chicago (suburbs) this has to be it. We have one of the… Continue reading Weight Loss Journey Quilt Project – Block #8 – “The Next 5 Pounds”
Happy Valentines Day!!! It has been a week or so since I posted my last block in this Weight Loss series and all this time I have been thinking about doing a block that involved chocolate!!! Isn't chocolate something that we just crave on a diet? I know for me it has been, even though… Continue reading Weight Loss Journey Quilt Project – Block #7 – “Must Love Chocolate!”
Hey Everyone! Yesterday was weigh in day and just as I'd feared this day would come, I'm even for the week. So in honor of being even my next block in this journey is "Even Steven" (faint reference to Seinfeld for those of you interested in the humor here). The block is rather a boring… Continue reading Weight Loss Journey Quilt Project – Block #6 – “Even Steven”
Hi Friends! For the next block in this series I've chosen to do a block that will mark off the passing of time. "January Thaw!" is a traditional block pattern that has just the appropriate name considering it is supposed to be 60 degrees today!!! You can see my draft below...Friends, I want to share… Continue reading Weight Loss Journey Quilt Project – Block #5 – “January Thaw!”
Hi Friends! It's time for another installment of my Weight Loss Journey Quilt project! Today is weigh in day and I'm still losing!!! I'm actually quite stunned this whole point counting thing works! Really, I'm just at a loss for words.... So since this whole point counting is my inspiration I've interpreted that routine in this next… Continue reading Weight Loss Journey Quilt Project – Block #4 – “Points!”