Author Archives: Betty Taylor

One week down – 3 pounds lighter!



Nothing is better than seeing results on the scale!  I have to admit since this was the first week I had hoped to see a bigger weight loss, but, oh well, you get what you get.

I have proven to myself that weight loss is a cumulative thing.  I am not going to look at one week’s results, I am going to reach for the distance.  If I lose 1/2 pound a week I will be down 25 pounds at the end of the year.   That doesn’t seem like a lot, and I certainly hope that I lose more that 1/2 pound per week.  The thing is, if I don’t start eating healthier I could be… Read the rest of this blog entry...

Fat Tuesday Was Fun, But Wednesday Is The Day of Exposure!

I hope your Fat Tuesday celebrations were great!  I enjoyed mine!  It was my last hurrah before starting back to my healthy eating plan.

The scales were sitting there staring at me accusingly.  I was afraid to see where I had gotten after 6 months of not paying attention to my eating habits.  At the end of the night there is always a price to pay.

My Progress Pictures

I worked very hard for several months starting in February of 2013.  I dropped 46 1/2 pounds.  I maintained it pretty well for quite a while.  Some things in my life got stressful and I started soothing them with food again.   Today when I stepped on the scale, I got… Read the rest of this blog entry...

Dieting Never Ends!! What do I weight now?

It’s been two years since I started my blog!  Two years of life!!

When I started this blog 2 years ago, I was ready to lose my weight for life.  I did very well and got close to my goal weight.  I maintained my weight for a quite a while.  During the last six months when I stopped blogging my weight has gone up.

I have some good excuses, during this time several negative things have been going on in my life.  I have been incredibly stressed.  As everyone knows, stress is a big cause of weight gain.  I really just sort of gave up on my weight.  When I gave up I made horrible food choices.  Things are still going on, but I have decided that I… Read the rest of this blog entry...