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Long weekend fun and games
Monday, October 05, 2009      3 comments

I am working towards my goals more consistently now that I have written them down and am blogging about them regularly. I think it is helping me keep them in the front of my mind, rather than letting me slip through without any thought at all. ... Read more
Days 92 - 88 recap
Monday, October 05, 2009      3 comments

OK, time to play catch up. I kept my goals in mind and did well overall I think. I made some great choices, some poor choices and some good choices over the long weekend. I did better on food than I expected as I averaged 1460 calories per da... Read more
DH b-day, mini vacation and meds.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      5 comments

Tomorrow is my husband’s birthday. We are going to Disneyland for the day and possibly on Friday as well. Or we might go kayaking on Friday. It’s kind of up in the air to be acted upon how we feel each day. Then over the weekend we will be ... Read more
Day 95 to a better me.
Monday, September 28, 2009      4 comments

Well, this weekend wasn't a total failure, nor was it a total success. I didn't eat too far out of my range (even though it was lessened a bit because I'm not nearly as active lately). Days 97 - 96 update 1. Walk 2 miles every day (or 30... Read more
Day 98 to a better me + more
Friday, September 25, 2009      6 comments

"Since no one is perfect, it follows that all great deeds have been accomplished out of imperfection. Yet they were accomplished, somehow, all the same." – Lois McMaster Bujold You're not about to believe what the experts tell you about y... Read more
99 days to a better me!
Thursday, September 24, 2009      4 comments

Yesterday’s recap: 1. Walk 2 miles every day (or 30 minutes of other cardio) (That’s 200 miles walked.) I walked 2.05 miles last night to dinner. Rode home with DH though so only 2. 5 miles walked. 2. Strength train, alternating areas e... Read more
100 days to new year/decade
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      4 comments

"Courage is the human virtue that counts most — courage to act on limited knowledge and insufficient evidence. That's all any of us have." – Robert Frost Be positive about the future. The road ahead will be worth it! — Denise Austin ... Read more
Monday, new week!
Monday, September 21, 2009      3 comments

"What we hope ever to do with ease we may learn first to do with diligence." – Samuel Johnson "Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground." – Theodore Roosevelt The road to success has many tempting parking places and... Read more
Dr's appt recap, wheeee
Friday, September 18, 2009      8 comments

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments! — Denise Austin I think this quote is something I need to remember. In order to accomplish my goals I need to consistently eat the right foods in the right amounts and to move i... Read more
Sparking on
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      5 comments

Strength and willpower can be built. Start building yours today! — Denise Austin Well, if this isn’t a timely quote, I’m not sure what is. I haven’t had much willpower lately, let alone strength. So I’m going to start building mine agai... Read more
Ranting, raving and more... read on at your own peril. You have been warned!
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      10 comments

"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading." – Lao-Tzu Today was full of good intentions, but little positive action. I am right now sitting here trying desperately not to fall asleep. Sleep last night again w... Read more
Yesterday and today.
Friday, September 11, 2009      5 comments

It's not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin Yesterday was a good day for my health. I ate within my calorie range and I also walked with small por... Read more
Just some thoughts
Thursday, September 10, 2009      6 comments

"Always behave like a duck — Keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath." — Jacob Braude I think I really like this quote. It reminds me that all my friends see is the results, not the hard work and ef... Read more
Perspecitves, motivation & encouragement
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      8 comments

Motivation and encouragement comes from the weirdest places sometimes. It's a matter of perspective most of the time. I have been working though a lack of motivation for several months now. I am always just draggy and tired and can’t se... Read more
Labor Day Weekend
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      7 comments

Labor Day Weekend was a mish mash of healthy/unhealthy. I’ll break it down by day and what I did/didn’t do. Saturday we just sat home and watched a bunch of depressing movies. Had Wing Stop chicken with french fries and ranch dressing for... Read more

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