NANHBH's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=NANHBH NANHBH's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ November 17 - Friday weigh-in; Think thin http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6432248 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c148850f-3878-4e63-805b-ac4bce21b6fe.png"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 11/01 - 146.6 Actual weight <BR> 11/03 - 146.6 <BR> 11/10 - 146.4 <BR> 11/17 - 145.8 <BR> <em>55</em> -0.6 <BR> 11/30 - 144.6 goal weight <BR> <em>104</em> Slow, but sure is better than the alternative. <BR> <BR> I started reading the book "The Beck Diet Solution: Train Your Brain to Think ... Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:57:01 EST November 10 Accountability - Friday weigh-in; Thank you, Veterans! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6430469 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0d2b81ac-2a2c-4a34-8168-e998ec3f45b0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 11/01 - 146.6 Actual weight <BR> 11/03 - 146.6 <BR> 11/10 - 146.4 <BR> <em>55</em> -0.2 <BR> 11/30 - 144.6 goal weight <BR> <BR> The scale is moving slowly this month. I had an overdose of leftover Halloween candy last weekend, so I shouldn't be surprised that there wasn't much change. It's been ... Sat, 11 Nov 2017 18:36:37 EST October recap; November goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6427205 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2fe7524-5898-4ef0-a8bd-4f049bb83b98.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 10/01 - 147.2 <BR> 10/08 - 146.6 <BR> 10/13 - 146.6 <BR> 10/20 - 147.4 <BR> 10/27 - 147.4 <BR> 10/31 - 145.4 revised goal weight <BR> 11/01 - 146.6 Actual weight <BR> <em>55</em> -0.8 <BR> 11/30 - 144.6 goal weight <BR> <BR> I didn't make my revised goal weight for October. It took me most ... Wed, 1 Nov 2017 15:06:15 EST October 27 - Friday weigh-in; Thinking differently about plateaus http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6425576 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3a4f5ff3-6c1f-402e-8758-0d93264afe84.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 10/01 - 147.2 <BR> 10/08 - 146.6 <BR> 10/13 - 146.6 <BR> 10/20 - 147.4 <BR> 10/27 - 147.4 <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> 10/31 - 143.2 goal weight <BR> 10/31 - 145.4 revised goal weight <BR> <BR> I seem to be on a plateau. I realize that I'm just getting back into my more intense workouts since my bicycle... Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:13:21 EST October 20 Accountability - Friday weigh-in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6423739 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2043c3cc-e76b-463a-bc2b-ed8ec00157d5.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 10/01 - 147.2 <BR> 10/08 - 146.6 <BR> 10/13 - 146.6 <BR> 10/20 - 147.4 <BR> <em>49</em> +0.8 <BR> 10/31 - 143.2 goal weight <BR> 10/31 - 145.4 revised goal weight <BR> <BR> I'm honestly surprised that the scale is up this week, although today's weigh-in is actually down from where I was earlier in... Sat, 21 Oct 2017 22:39:36 EST October 13 Accountability - Friday weigh-in; Keep doing what works http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6421059 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/03fa45c1-a3d8-4e75-bc1c-7ae9ba5f6dc9.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 10/01 - 147.2 <BR> 10/08 - 146.6 <BR> 10/13 - 146.6 <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> 10/31 - 143.2 goal weight <BR> <BR> I was all uppity this morning because I thought that I had my 500 calorie deficit every day this past week. Then I realized that I didn't weigh in until Sunday, so it's only been 5 days. ... Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:26:39 EST October 8 Accountability - Sunday weigh-in; Patience http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6419387 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/73f83a2b-48fb-4524-8a44-8e5acd2e5afe.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 10/01 - 147.2 <BR> 10/08 - 146.6 <BR> <em>55</em> 0.6 <BR> 10/31 - 143.2 goal weight <BR> <BR> Friday was a crazy busy day, so I never got around to blogging my progress for the week. It was my first week back to work after my bicycle accident. I'm doing much better, but I still am not 100%. I tri... Sun, 8 Oct 2017 14:17:07 EST September recap; October goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6417110 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3f1c944f-e354-45e8-9183-dc2d8b01e47e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 9/01 - 147.4 Actual weight <BR> 9/30 - 143.4 End of Sept goal weight <BR> 9/30 - 147.2 Actual ending weight <BR> <em>55</em> -0.2 <BR> 10/01 - 147.2 <BR> 10/31 - 143.2 goal weight <BR> <BR> September was an interesting month. I had my sister as an unexpected house guest for 11 days when she was ... Sun, 1 Oct 2017 23:44:47 EST August 29 - Friday weigh-in; finish the month strong! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6416357 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b30ae992-0784-416c-8c0b-f5ab4c2b2c6a.png"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 9/01 - 147.4 <BR> 9/08 - 151.0 <BR> 9/15 - 151.0 <BR> 9/22 - 149.6 <BR> 9/29 - 147.0 <BR> <em>55</em> -2.6 <BR> 9/30 - 143.4 End of Sept goal weight <BR> 9/30 - 149.0 REVISED end of Sept goal weight <BR> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> Last Sunday morning, I went out for a quick 5K run before it got to... Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:28:07 EST August 22 - Friday weigh-in; asking the hard questions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6413873 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/382cc3be-a617-4778-bbdf-7cbcc4d9bcb1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 9/01 - 147.4 <BR> 9/08 - 151.0 <BR> 9/15 - 151.0 <BR> 9/22 - 149.6 <BR> <em>55</em> -1.4 <BR> 9/30 - 143.4 End of Sept goal weight <BR> 9/30 - 149.0 REVISED end of Sept goal weight <BR> <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> Last week, I did a mid-month reality check and decided to revise my month end weight-... Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:07:00 EST August 15 - Friday weigh-in and revised monthly goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6411551 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/33745973-5234-4002-803d-2c070c07417d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 9/01 - 147.4 <BR> 9/08 - 151.0 <BR> 9/15 - 151.0 <BR> <em>4</em> <BR> 9/30 - 143.4 End of Sept goal weight <BR> 9/30 - 149.0 REVISED end of Sept goal weight <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> I'm doing a mid-month reality check here. Due to my weight gain this month, losing 7.6 pounds in the next tw... Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:05:21 EST September 8 Accountability - Friday weigh-in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6408962 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6771e360-0900-47d2-bc6f-4455c0754556.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 9/01 - 147.4 <BR> 9/08 - 151.0 <BR> <em>49</em> +3.6 <BR> 9/30 - 143.4 End of Sept goal weight <BR> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> My eating was poor while my sister from Houston was here for an unexpected extended stay due to the hurricane. I think I was stress eating with and for her. She went home ... Fri, 8 Sep 2017 09:25:08 EST August recap; September goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6406579 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1afe5507-2c8f-4626-b71a-743244d30037.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 8/01 - 148.8 starting weight <BR> 8/31 - 144.8 End of August goal weight <BR> 9/01 - 147.4 actual weight <BR> <em>55</em> -1.4 <BR> 9/30 - 143.4 End of Sept goal weight <BR> <BR> I didn't make my goal weight for August, but at least I'm on the downward trend. There were parties of every kind in A... Fri, 1 Sep 2017 16:27:23 EST August 21 - 90% Eclipse in Chicagoland Today; Photos http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6402422 We had a 90% eclipse today. Lots of excitement on campus for that. Most of the professors allowed their classes to go view it. It was very cloudy here, so we didn't get crisp crescent shapes. Here's some photos I took. <BR> <BR> With the naked camera lens. You can see all the clouds - <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5b34aa82-8f8d-434a-8b4f-5246b57da7fd.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Using the eclipse glasses to cover my camera lens. It's so cloudy, we didn't see crisp cresc... Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:52:54 EST August 18 Friday weigh-in; Accountability - the single most effective step to getting back on track http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6401398 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e82e8c19-a45b-40a2-a896-aa61970ece92.png"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 8/01 - 148.8 starting weight <BR> 8/04 - 148.4 <BR> 8/11 - 148.0 <BR> 8/18 - 147.0 <BR> <em>55</em> -1.0 <BR> 8/31 - 144.8 goal weight <BR> <BR> Here's my Fitbit stats from yesterday, August 17 - <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f0ea3933-a394-4816-a74c-57a3b05b9b3a.jpg"> <BR... Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:42:57 EST August 11 - Friday weigh-in; Good habits are just as addictive as bad ones http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6398771 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b1587523-3968-41ed-a39f-ec173caf0cae.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 8/01 - 148.8 starting weight <BR> 8/04 - 148.4 <BR> 8/11 - 148.0 <BR> <em>55</em> -0.4 <BR> 8/31 - 144.8 goal weight <BR> <BR> Here's my Fitbit stats from yesterday, August 10 - <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d11bfd09-821c-42ac-9fad-2900c945d992.jpg"> <BR> <BR> To s... Fri, 11 Aug 2017 18:35:46 EST Our relay team came in 3rd in the triathlon! I never even ran a mile before SparkPeople! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6396993 Date: August 6, 2017 <BR> Event: Naperville Sprint Triathlon - female relay team <BR> Team name: Old Friends (with the emphasis on OLD - a couple of 64-year-olds!) <BR> Result: 3rd place in our division <BR> <BR> Our last-minute relay team came in 3rd place in our division! On Monday, my doctor sidelined me due to a partial rotator cuff tendon tear - unless I could find someone to swim for me. My friend Sue agreed to do the swim leg. For the four days before this triathlon, Sue was at the Ma... Mon, 7 Aug 2017 09:32:16 EST August 4 - Friday weigh in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6396153 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5299facd-6480-4431-b5d4-f9e9b8bb7e1b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 8/01 - 148.8 starting weight <BR> 8/04 - 148.4 <BR> <em>55</em> -0.4 <BR> 8/31 - 144.8 goal weight <BR> <BR> Here's my Fitbit stats from yesterday, August 3 - <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9c7bc9e4-3e6a-4c80-8e60-c5171a48abca.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The scale didn't move m... Sat, 5 Aug 2017 00:27:56 EST August Goals - I've been MIA too long and it shows on the scale http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6395513 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b3b3f608-066f-4b3e-9279-9406405f1dc1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> When I realized that the last time I updated my monthly goals was in June, I knew I needed to get back to my accountability. I am up 5 pounds from June and up 10+ pounds from January. I've got to get a grip! Accountability works for me, it always has, so why do I resist it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3bef98b0-393d-4250-8b2c-9486023e06de.png"> <BR> <BR> Well... Thu, 3 Aug 2017 10:47:01 EST May recap; June goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6369652 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a76ff3da-54d4-4dbe-9cc6-cc9b198079fe.JPG"> <BR> <BR> May stats - <BR> 5/01 - 144.8 starting weight <BR> 5/05 - 144.6 <BR> 5/12 - 141.8 <BR> 5/26 - 142.8 <BR> 5/31 - 143.2 <BR> <em>49</em> +0.4 <BR> 5/31 - 139.8 goal weight <BR> <BR> Out of town company over the holiday weekend contributed to my slight increase in weight this week. Not as strenuous workouts combined with too many calories will do that. But a good time was had by all! <BR... Thu, 1 Jun 2017 21:52:51 EST May 26 - Friday weigh-in; Honor our fallen Vets this weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6366818 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/695fb2fa-6a3b-4d5b-8249-ce94826b4ff3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 5/01 - 144.8 starting weight <BR> 5/05 - 144.6 <BR> 5/12 - 141.8 <BR> 5/26 - 142.8 <BR> <em>49</em> +1.0 <BR> 5/31 - 139.8 goal weight <BR> <BR> Here's my Fitbit stats from yesterday, May 25 - <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fdabb032-d57c-4be2-8150-a86405cd624c.jpg"> <... Fri, 26 May 2017 09:12:10 EST May 11 Accountability - I trusted the process; Friday weigh-in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6361048 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f9e8799-0294-4632-883e-8d100082f847.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 5/01 - 144.8 starting weight <BR> 5/05 - 144.6 <BR> 5/12 - 141.8 <BR> <em>55</em> -2.8 <BR> 5/31 - 139.8 goal weight <BR> <BR> Here's my Fitbit stats from yesterday, May 11 - <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/89e901ac-97d1-4291-83ce-b8f0a7aad0e8.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Last Fri... Fri, 12 May 2017 13:15:44 EST May 5 - Happy Cinco de Meow; Friday weigh-in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6358019 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d9fee827-581d-4ae8-9bd3-d40487901b4d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 5/01 - 144.8 starting weight <BR> 5/05 - 144.6 <BR> <em>55</em> -0.2 <BR> 5/31 - 139.8 goal weight <BR> <BR> Here's how I did yesterday - <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/38b24695-bd1f-4289-a570-7f6fd37bef6f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I'm disappointed in my weigh-in this morning.... Fri, 5 May 2017 11:32:04 EST May Goals, April Recap http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6355759 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f1dc2c3b-d5d3-49cf-b752-b0aa0700c271.png"> <BR> <BR> April recap - <BR> 4/01 - 142.0 starting weight <BR> 4/07 - 142.6 <BR> 4/14 - 144.6 <BR> 4/28 - 145.4 <BR> 4/30 - 142.8 actual weight <BR> 4/30 - 139.0 goal weight <BR> <BR> My goal was to be under 140 pounds, which I did not do. Between my birthday & Easter celebrations, some stress eating, and retirement celebrations at work (not mine!), I actually gained 0.8 lbs in April. My other ... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:34:39 EST April 28 Accountability - Arbor Day & Friday weigh-in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6354853 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f69717fb-bdf9-413b-9e82-1a6e70692f74.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 4/01 - 142.0 starting weight <BR> 4/07 - 142.6 <BR> 4/14 - 144.6 <BR> 4/28 - 145.4 <BR> <em>49</em> +0.8 <BR> 4/30 - 139.0 goal weight <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f59a501c-2167-45f7-8078-1f3b1f15faf0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It's Arbor Day - hug a tree today! Do you know h... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:51:47 EST April 14 Accountability - Friday weigh-in & Celebratory foods http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6348504 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1adc1bdf-f446-4b0d-b07a-fe50ad562ecf.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 4/01 - 142.0 starting weight <BR> 4/07 - 142.6 <BR> 4/14 - 144.6 <BR> <em>49</em> +2.0 <BR> 4/30 - 139.0 goal weight <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/35b38660-a330-4f8a-897b-191da814cfa4.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I haven't been recording my food this week. Last Sunday was my bir... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 15:23:53 EST April 7 Accountability - Friday Weigh-in; Broccoli or French fries? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6345119 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/768724ae-915d-45c7-b9ab-54ba19e1532c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 4/01 - 142.0 starting weight <BR> 4/07 - 142.6 <BR> <em>49</em> +0.6 <BR> 4/30 - 139.0 goal weight <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/59bbd214-2f55-45b9-8b65-c95c8fc87948.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I love the new Fitbit software upgrade. I used to keep a lot of these stats manually... Fri, 7 Apr 2017 11:51:36 EST April 2017 Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342670 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/63251002-98f5-418e-8bdd-b0eb28fbbafe.png"> <BR> <BR> * Grow in my faith walk by reading & studying scripture first thing daily. <BR> * Maintain my weight between 135-139 pounds by eating 125 fewer calories than I burn daily. <BR> * Get 6.5+ hours of sleep nightly by getting to bed by 10:30pm. <BR> * Run the Arboretum Champion for the Trees 10K at the end of the month - as long as I have doctor's clearance. (Sprained ankle on vacation.) <BR>... Sun, 2 Apr 2017 11:51:36 EST March 31 Accountability - Friday weigh-in; More vacation photos http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6341784 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2db12a84-a155-41ca-9caa-8b3f6d4ecafd.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 01/27/17 - 140.0 <BR> 02/10/17 - 138.8 <BR> 02/17/17 - 139.4 (Day that I left on vacation) <BR> 03/12/17 - 146.0 (First day back from vacation) <BR> 03/31/17 - 141.6 <BR> <em>55</em> -4.4 <BR> 03/31/17 Ending Weight (goal) - 137.0 <BR> <BR> My three week vacation is but a memory now - and a few ... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:11:43 EST Vacation Photos http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6321138 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6d62502d-3340-4ef7-aa86-ec28effa157d.png"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 01/27/17 - 140.0 <BR> 02/10/17 - 138.8 <BR> 02/17/17 - 139.4 <BR> 02/24/17 - no scale to weigh-in <BR> 03/31/17 Ending Weight (goal) - 137.0 <BR> <BR> I don't have a weigh-in today, because there isn't a scale in our condo. I have been tracking my food vs my activity on my Fitbit. Even though I am w... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:44:43 EST February 17 - Friday weigh-in; Travel day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6317964 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3adb2d03-fef5-498a-ba1b-593cb9a9e4e7.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 01/27/17 - 140.0 <BR> 02/10/17 - 138.8 <BR> 02/17/17 - 139.4 <BR> <em>49</em> +0.6 <BR> <em>24</em> <BR> 03/31/17 Ending Weight (goal) - 137.0 <BR> <BR> Yesterday, I left for my 3-week vacation weighing-in under 140 pounds. My intention is to come back under 140 pounds. I don't have a scale... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:39:39 EST February 9 Accountability - Friday weigh-in; Stronger than my excuses http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6313954 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/495b967f-243b-4b5f-b4af-2f8bd56ed5d1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 01/27/17 - 140.0 <BR> 02/10/17 - 138.8 <BR> <em>55</em> -1.2 <BR> <em>104</em> <BR> 03/31/17 Ending Weight (goal) - 137.0 <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Thursday, 2/9 -- <BR> <em>590</em> Scripture reading & studying first thing. <BR> <em>592</em> Eat 125 calories fewer than I burn da... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:23:13 EST January 26 Accountability - Friday weigh-in; Healthy Life Equation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6306270 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a917892d-1fd7-4b1e-b90d-35e5a78c67fa.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 01/01/17 Starting Weight - 137.8 <BR> 01/05/17 - 138.6 <BR> 01/13/17 - 137.6 <BR> 01/27/17 - 140.0 <BR> <em>49</em> +2.4 <BR> <em>234</em> <BR> 01/31/17 Ending Weight (goal) - 137.0 <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Thursday, 1/26 -- <BR> <em>590</em> Scripture reading & studying first thing.... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 14:03:07 EST January 17 Accountability - Adore your body http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6300642 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/39f48127-1c1b-4fe0-9cff-7dcdafb322e1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Tuesday, 1/17 -- <BR> <em>590</em> Scripture reading & studying first thing. <BR> <em>592</em> Eat 125 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,012, burned 2,387. <BR> <em>104</em> Get 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:57. <BR> <BR> True confession here. Even though my numbers look good for yesterday, I ate the last of the leftover Christmas cookies and th... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:39:27 EST January 12 Accountability - Friday weigh-in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6297507 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/97da5890-71b2-445c-b4c0-0050da08653e.png"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 01/01/17 Starting Weight - 137.8 <BR> 01/05/17 - 138.6 <BR> 01/13/17 - 137.6 <BR> <em>55</em> -1.0 <BR> <em>104</em> <BR> 01/31/17 Ending Weight (goal) - 137.0 <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Thursday, 1/12 -- <BR> <em>590</em> Scripture reading & studying first thing. <BR> <em>592</em> ... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:24:02 EST January 11 Accountability - Lose fat, not muscle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6296866 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/926762d6-57a2-4d07-9ccd-89a7fce08d73.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Wednesday, 1/11 -- <BR> <em>590</em> Scripture reading & studying first thing. <BR> <em>592</em> Eat 125 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,475, burned 2,270. <BR> <em>292</em> Get 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:09. <BR> <BR> Day 3 of my Shaklee 5-day body reset went very well. I am down another pound - 3 pounds total in 3 days. I've also been tak... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:13:17 EST January 10 Accountability - There's a difference between failing and being a failure http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6296151 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9ea01046-0ec5-4faa-9c5c-129fd4ac5cad.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Tuesday, 1/10 -- <BR> <em>590</em> Scripture reading & studying first thing. <BR> <em>592</em> Eat 125 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,537, burned 2,658. <BR> <em>102</em> Get 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:48. <BR> <BR> Day 2 of my 5-day body reset went very well. I was down 2 pounds the first day - water weight loss most likely. That's always... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:08:44 EST January 9 Accountability - Lifestyle changes are so much better than dieting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6295394 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cd4a8270-f5ea-4ce5-b094-035a10e5a59f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Monday, 1/9 -- <BR> <em>590</em> Scripture reading & studying first thing. <BR> <em>592</em> Eat 125 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,624, burned 2,250. <BR> <em>594</em> Get 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:42. <BR> <BR> Yesterday was the first day of my 5-day Body Reset - to curb my sweet tooth from the holiday goodies. It consists of eating 3 m... Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:18:58 EST January 7 Accountability - Holding myself accountable http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6294238 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/13971537-d788-4e30-ab2e-091b78e2a3ff.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Saturday, 1/7 -- <BR> <em>590</em> Scripture reading & studying first thing. <BR> <em>592</em> Eat 125 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,843, burned 2,312. <BR> <em>104</em> Get 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 9:03. <BR> <BR> I love my weekends when I can catch up on my sleep! I know they say it's not good to "catch up." That's why I'm serious about... Sun, 8 Jan 2017 22:56:01 EST January 5 Accountability - Friday weigh-in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6292710 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6a1d8739-906b-4370-aec1-e015622960e6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 01/01/17 Starting Weight - 137.8 <BR> 01/05/17 138.6 <BR> <em>49</em> +0.8 <BR> <em>2</em> <BR> 01/31/17 Ending Weight (goal) - 137.0 <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Thursday, 1/5 -- <BR> <em>590</em> Scripture reading & studying first thing. <BR> <em>29</em> Eat 125 calories fewer than... Fri, 6 Jan 2017 16:55:18 EST January 4 Accountability - One decision away from a different life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6292011 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0bca65c8-21cc-462f-aa9a-0aa3d11c34c9.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Wednesday, 1/4 -- <BR> <em>590</em> Scripture reading & studying first thing. <BR> <em>380</em> Eat 125 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,082, burned 2,593. <BR> <em>102</em> Get 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:11. <BR> <BR> It's been a busy start to the New Year. I'm back to work and it has been bonkers. We have in-service day tomorrow, and I am ... Thu, 5 Jan 2017 15:36:38 EST January 1 Accountability - New year, simplifying goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6289906 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7900fadc-a862-4752-a3fa-2e7c477623cf.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Happy New Year, Spark Friends! Here are my annual goals for 2017. I read a couple of articles about New Year's Resolutions, and both suggested keeping them simple and no more than three. So, here are my three main goals, which really will encompass most of the other goals that I was tracking in the past - <BR> <BR> * Grow in my faith walk by reading & studying scripture first thing daily. ... Mon, 2 Jan 2017 21:52:57 EST December 31 Accountability - Happy New Year! Year-end Weigh-in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6288909 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/073eb9a0-3c98-47e7-aa34-b97a5c097ea3.png"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 12/01 - 136.6 starting weight <BR> 12/16 - 137.0 <BR> 12/23 - 136.4 <BR> 12/31 - 137.8 <BR> <em>49</em> +1.4 <BR> 12/31 - 135.0 goal weight <BR> <em>40</em> +1.2 for the month <BR> <BR> Year totals - <BR> 01/01/16 Starting Weight 137.8 <BR> 12/31/16 Ending Weight (goal) 135 <BR> 12/31/1... Sun, 1 Jan 2017 19:23:52 EST December 28 Accountability - Finish the year strong! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6286964 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/46c34b65-638e-4cba-9b6f-5db7c5b537a5.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Wednesday, December 28 - <BR> <em>590</em> Read scripture before checking email. <BR> <em>380</em> Eat 225 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,893, burned 2,329. <BR> <em>592</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Took 10,571. <BR> <em>595</em> Progress toward running 1,000KM this year. 2.5 mile brisk walk outdoors. <BR> <em>250</em> Get at le... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 11:33:36 EST December 27 Accountability - Back on track http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6286599 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/533e6316-989c-4ba4-a974-f60ad9f4723f.png"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Tuesday, December 27 - <BR> <em>590</em> Read scripture before checking email. <BR> <em>380</em> Eat 225 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,804, burned 2,472. <BR> <em>592</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Took 11,555. <BR> <em>595</em> Progress toward running 1,000KM this year. Ran 4.8 miles on Zero Runner. <BR> <em>250</em> Get at leas... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:41:21 EST December 26 Accountability - Christmas light show http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6286218 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/82e8c9d1-fd5a-4c50-811f-876528338944.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Monday, December 26 - <BR> <em>590</em> Read scripture before checking email. <BR> <em>292</em> Eat 225 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,422, burned 2,623. <BR> <em>592</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Took 19,324. <BR> <em>595</em> Progress toward running 1,000KM this year. Ran 7+ miles. <BR> <em>380</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sl... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 22:34:27 EST December 25 Accountability - A cheat day, now getting right back on track http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6285622 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/15824b87-9db6-489c-9d8d-8352ad3a1e9c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Sunday, December 25 - <BR> <em>590</em> Read scripture before checking email. <BR> <em>38</em> Eat 225 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate (no idea, didn't record), burned 1,809. <BR> <em>386</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Took 4,514. <BR> <em>40</em> Progress toward running 1,000KM this year. Not a thing! <BR> <em>380</em> Get at least ... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 17:06:47 EST December 22 Accountability - Belated Friday weigh-in; Wishing you the gifts of the season! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6284947 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/988344e0-8972-47bf-b489-26cd622881e1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 12/01 - 136.6 starting weight <BR> 12/16 - 137.0 <BR> 12/23 - 136.4 <BR> <em>55</em> -0.6 <BR> 12/31 - 135.0 goal weight <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Thursday, December 22 - <BR> <em>590</em> Read scripture before checking email. <BR> <em>380</em> Eat 225 calories fewer than I burn dai... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 16:15:29 EST December 21 Accountability - Sugar demon, you don't scare me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6284147 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/45a4647d-46a5-4649-bef0-e69b6277cb64.png"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Wednesday, December 21 - <BR> <em>590</em> Read scripture before checking email. <BR> <em>594</em> Eat 225 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,066, burned 2,678. <BR> <em>592</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Took 12,620. <BR> <em>237</em> Progress toward running 1,000KM this year. Swam laps. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sl... Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:22:18 EST December 20 Accountability - Sugar activates the pleasure center of the brain http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6283872 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f1e7a2fe-278f-4467-85fe-344a69d0a06f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Tuesday, December 20 - <BR> <em>590</em> Read scripture before checking email. <BR> <em>29</em> Eat 225 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,537, burned 2,464. <BR> <em>592</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Took 13,420. <BR> <em>594</em> Progress toward running 1,000KM this year. Zero Runner machine 4.45 miles. <BR> <em>292</em> Get at lea... Wed, 21 Dec 2016 17:01:05 EST