Sarah Bush Lincoln Blog
November 07, 2013 7:55 a.m.
Another week and another 2 pounds gone bye bye. At last night's meeting we had a really big group. We added folks who have completed the 13-week core program and are continuing as I am in the On-Going program. After talking with some of them, they, too, have been pleased with their progress.
I’m not knocking the weather. But….I am NOT enjoying these cold spells like I did before the weight loss. Tonight after I worked out at the Y, I was sweating profusely. Once I got outside in the cold, I started shaking as ...
November 04, 2013 2:47 p.m.
I have had a super busy week and this is the first time that I have been able to sit down and collect my thoughts.
On Tuesday I attended class with my group. I had a weight loss of 1.2 lb. Our leader gave us some new recipes to try over the holidays that will be upon us soon. One of them is Pumpkin Pie Shake. It is one Vanilla Shake mix, 4 to 6 oz cold water 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice and 3 ice cubes. Blend the first three ingredients. Add ice cubes one at ...
October 24, 2013 9:04 a.m.
Everyone knows the Grinch stole Christmas, but I want to know who the Schmuck was that stole Summer? I am missing the nice warm days after work when I could ride the bike, take a walk or loaf around in the yard. With my weight loss, I find I get cold. The only person enjoying that is my office mate Kristy. She is always cold and I used to laugh at her when she snuck a rise on the thermostat. Now I am the one doing it and she is laughing at ME! I guess the old saying ...
October 21, 2013 8:13 a.m.
So I am still plugging along in my weight management program AND I am still lovin’ it. Never in a million years would I ever have thought I would be saying/writing that!
Tuesday night is my group night. I love the people in my group. We all have a lot in common. It seem we have sailed in the same gravy boat of life partaking too much gravy. We are all dealing with making change in our lives which is hard. In fact the only people that I know who like change are wet babies. At any ...
October 08, 2013 8:14 a.m.
I have been on my weight management program for 16 weeks. It does not seem like it has been that long and so far I have stayed on the program without cheating. I have finally learned (I think) that the first two slices of pizza cure depression and the last 14 bring it right back. During this time, I have lost a total of 46.8 pounds and feel terrific. I am still on the decision-free program, which means I am not eating regular food just yet, and I am hoping when I start doing so that someone ...
September 19, 2013 10:38 a.m.
Day 90, 91
So today was the end of my 13-week journey into the world of weight management. I think weight management is more like life management, because I have learned it has been my life choices that have most effected my weigh.
First of all, my idea of doing curls was eating the cheesy kind and working out was doing Nestle crunches. I was on that diet where you eat everything you want and pray for a miracle. Of course, since I have learned the road to failure is the path of least persistence. I would go on a ...
September 16, 2013 12:34 p.m.
Day 88, 89
For the last two days I have stayed on the program. I met all the requirements. Today I weighed in and had a low weight loss, but a total of 42.2 pounds in 13 weeks. I have noticed that one week I will lose two to three pounds and the next week .2 pounds. I am still very happy with my progress.
As I was writing this, I reached for a drink and noticed my underarms flopping to and fro. Do you think I can buy a foundation garment for my upper arms? I made it ...
September 15, 2013 9:07 a.m.
In four days, my 13-week core program will be complete. Time has flown by very fast. I believe I am going to continue on the no-decision plan for just a bit longer. "No decision" means I will continue on the shakes. It is weird but I look at food and don't feel the pull that I have in the past. Food smells also don't get to me the way they did.
I attended my family reunion today and got caught up on the happenings. I took my cereal and enjoyed the conversation. It is always fun ...
September 14, 2013 9:04 a.m.
I planned to stay at home today and do some much-needed cleaning, but instead I spent the day in Champaign with my friend, Sue. We were just going for one thing and would be right back, but as all good plans go we were gone all day. I packed my HMR stuff, just in case we didn't get back. I had the cereal again for lunch, but hey it was good. I didn't get to the Y as early as I did yesterday, but I made it up by 7:30 am. Today I took my ...
September 13, 2013 9:01 a.m.
I took the day off to go see the ketchup bottle in Collinsville and attend the International Gem Show. Things worked out well re:my weight management program. I ate breakfast before I left. For lunch I drove through a fast food place and ordered a diet drink and a cup of hot water. I think the hot water threw them off just a bit, but I got it and made my lunch of a high protein cereal. I added some peanut butter and cinnamon flavoring and the cereal hit the spot. By the way, who ever snuck ...