Tired of feeling exhausted & totally over re-gaining the same 10lbs... over & over again!! Lost it all last fall, got lazy & gained it back over Christmas & then some. Been in denial ever since. Hate being over weight & hate my clothes not fitting!!!

Quick Facts

Favorite Health Food: Fresh organic vegetables.

Favorite Sinful Food: Wine & Sugar!

My Preferred Method of Exercise: Walking my dogs & riding my horse.

My Approach to Weight Loss: Great for a time & then rather horrible.

My Weight Loss Program: Paleo

My Diet Plan: Paleo Diet

Fitness/Exercise Apps: MyFitnessPal

Fitness Devices: Up by Jawbone

DietBet Winnings: $87.92

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TIME PERIOD: All 60-Days 30-Days
Unofficial Weigh-InVerified Weigh-InDietBet Runner-UpDietBet WinnerRound WinnerRound Runner-Up
+1.4% Since last weigh-in
+1.4% 1-Month Change
-3.3% Lifetime Change

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Happy Easter!
by - 04/05/2015 9:21AM

Happy Easter everyone! So happy I made my goal weight this morning! I live in California and it is A... Read More ›

Up One.
by - 04/03/2015 7:02AM

Well bummer! Up a pound... Only 2 days to go in one game & 3 in another. Have to stay focused , ... Read More ›

Change is coming....
by - 03/28/2015 10:24AM

Change is in the air. I am preparing to make a huge step in my life, one that is both terrifying &am... Read More ›

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Bless you Abbie! :))

Joanna J.

Way to go!!!
Frustration vs. Being Happy!
by - 03/13/2015 7:28AM

Diet Bet Freinds~ I totally understand being discouraged. You know I think frustration is the bigges... Read More ›

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Joanna J.

One step at the time. Don't weigh yourself daily.. give it a time. You CAN make it happen!! Hugs!


Right on, thank you Joanna!
Live Long & Prosper
by - 03/10/2015 10:11AM

On My Way! Hooray! Yesterday was so much better!! Walked 0ver 12,000 steps! Yeah. Really does help w... Read More ›

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if that is how your fur babies look in that picture, they are not "fat boys" they are so adorable!! I know my fur babies are just waiting for the weather to improve so we can get out and walk again. I would love to know more about the "UP" band, I have a fitbit but it doesn't have the reminder alarm on it.

Melinda B.

They are cute! And extra motivation, when your also doing it for them :) Good luck!!! I too am upset at my recent weight gain, but nothing we can do about that, but to just not let it happen again!!!
Emotional Rescue!
by - 03/06/2015 10:46AM

Emotional Rescue! Starting over again. Wow!!!! I mean, how many times can a person gain & lose ... Read More ›

Joanna J.

Mara, I love your blog post! I can relate to 10lbs boomerang that keeps coming back... I am determined now, and your words are reasurring that I am not a total failure but a normal person. And that we can achieve our goals. We already succeded! At least once,right? :)