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Today is preparation day...May 2016 almost here...prep for renewed efforts
Saturday, April 30, 2016      3 comments

Can I wean myself off TV, Netflix and handheld games? Can I read more, listen to more music, get outside more and maybe even make some new friends? How about tend to longtime friendships and family relationships? May has been a good month... Read more
Halloween Candy...what a nightmare!
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      3 comments

Eeeek! We purchased a bag of mini Kit-kats and Reese's Cups. The bag has almost disappeared (but not by some dark magic). My spouse and I are stress eating. Not good. Not good. I hope to be able to report that I set us up for successs (h... Read more
Day 8 of the eight-week journey
Saturday, October 03, 2015      1 comments

uggh. yesterday was pretty s-t-r-e-s-s-f-u-l. My spouse shared a super-big confilict at work and then I had a student in crisis (later in the day) I had to wlak her over to campus counseling. I knew what i was doint when I drove into Publ... Read more
What day is this? ... day 7 of eight-week journey
Friday, October 02, 2015      0 comments

Wow. Week 1 started strong, but it was tough to stick to the "plans" I had made. I use quotes as I bring up the idea of planning. I didn't write any concrete plans down and maybe that's one change I need to make as I start into week 2. I did... Read more
Early thoughts on day two
Sunday, September 27, 2015      2 comments

It's Sunday. Sunday's can turn into afternoons of procrastination and evenings of time on the couch in front of the TV while I mentally get on to myself for continuing to put off things I should be doing in preparation for Monday's classes. ... Read more
Angie's eight-week journey...Day 1
Saturday, September 26, 2015      4 comments

Today is September 26, 2015...exactly two months before my, eh-erhm, 40-something-th birthday. I am going to do some things to get my lifestyle moving in a positive direction . I am going to move towards balance and health and all the benefits ... Read more
Happy May 1
Friday, May 01, 2015      0 comments

I have just gotten back from a short but sunny walk. It has been a productive morning and I am feeling motivated. My parents will be in town this weekend, along with my mother's brother. My folks have purchased a house here and are talkin... Read more
Tomorrow, a day for fresh starts and renewal
Thursday, April 30, 2015      4 comments

Today is prep day for tomorrow...tomorrow is May 1, a date that has represented a fresh healthy start each spring/summer for the last couple of years. And SparkPeople has been a structure behind those healthy re-starts. Each year I have b... Read more
Back to school after Spring Break
Monday, March 16, 2015      1 comments

Its a beautiful day...sunny blue skies. I am motivated to reincorporate some good healthy habits.... Read more
I don't want to jinx anything...
Thursday, January 29, 2015      4 comments

...but I thought I would celebrate just a little bit. The numbers on the scale have been going down! Yay! ... Read more
Changing just one or two habits...
Sunday, January 25, 2015      1 comments

For example, I have been pretty consistly eating one apple a day...
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The lost is found!
Saturday, January 10, 2015      3 comments

Yay! I have found the "dongle" for my FitBit and have charged it back up. Sad to say that I didn't get "credit" for the walking I have done in the last 2 weeks, but I suppose I will have to move apst that. ... Read more
Hunting for my FitBit dongle
Friday, January 09, 2015      1 comments

Aack! Since we returned from Indiana I have not been able to plug my FitBit into my computer. Tomorrow starts the Winter 5% Challenge and I would sure like to be able to track my steps! ... Read more
New CVS digital scale for about 12 bucks
Friday, January 02, 2015      1 comments

I have had a hard time seeing the dial on my scale. I have to go get my glasses to see where the rotary dial lands. And it seems that I have to "zero" the scale often. My parent have a CVS digital scale with a big readout which I liked when I... Read more
Hiking with a friend this afternoon
Thursday, November 20, 2014      2 comments

I am looking forward to this afternoon. It is kind of cold outside, but it is very sunny and I have a date with a friend to go hiking. She is a fun lady from church who I am really just getting to know. We went to water aerobics last week (ki... Read more

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