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Got a Plan?
Wednesday, March 21, 2018      15 comments

The Weight Watcher topic for this week is planning your meals. I attend the sole weekly meeting held in my rural area and it draws people from 20 even 30 miles away, so we get a diverse group. The topic of meal planning comes around about 4 tim... Read more
5 Years At Goal
Friday, March 16, 2018      24 comments

You know how it is. You get the email that says "You have received a spark goodie" and that little thrill shivers you as you realize somebody was thinking about you ... kindly. Sometimes ya don't even check to see who sent it - you just click t... Read more
Week 6 of Chart Bling
Thursday, March 15, 2018      13 comments

ah well. As you can see, the week started out very arty charty and confident and I bet you can guess that ... Read more
Quick Blinged-up Art Chart Report
Thursday, March 08, 2018      15 comments

Without a picture. The week deteriorated a tad and I didn't do very much decorating of that chart nor did I get in as many 15 minute extra exercises - Here's a promise to double up over the month of March - I'd love to have 31 extra 15 minute ef... Read more
Is It A Goal? Thinking about thinking about it.
Wednesday, March 07, 2018      12 comments

The past 2 days I've bumped into a bunch of articles and quotes about goals - defining them, setting them, achieving them. Sometimes I get the feeling the universe is trying to tell me something. (Like it did on a walk I took yesterday, wr... Read more
The Good Bit - with TheBrains
Saturday, March 03, 2018      10 comments

I have been toying changing my goal weight and getting back into weight-loss mode. Partly that's because I'm shorter than I was when I first determined to find a happy weight. But also - weight loss is, in some ways, easier to do than weight mai... Read more
Poking My Head Out - It's Not All Bad
Friday, March 02, 2018      17 comments

When I was a toddler I used to terrify my mother because if anything went wrong I would go hide. Particularly if I was hurt physically - a cut or bruise or if I was sick, would have me hiding in the darkest corner in the closet. I think I can e... Read more
Chart Bling - Week #2
Friday, February 16, 2018      13 comments

Last week I took a couple of hits - the death of a beloved friend, a shoulder injury and 2 days without exercise on a long car trip to a funeral. Last week I received an assortment of gifts - a gazillion hugs from beloved friend's family, a... Read more
That Blinged Up Chart
Friday, February 09, 2018      21 comments

It has been a week (plus a day) since I started my Fitness February Fifteen (or more) personal challenge and even in the flushed excitement of the first week I had to rise to a challenge a couple of times. On Tuesday when we had sad news about t... Read more
Tell Them You Love Them
Wednesday, February 07, 2018      18 comments

Right now. Because you may not get a chance later. And one can never tell beloved ones how precious they are too many times. While dressing for the funeral of a dear, if 95 year old, cousin yesterday, the call came in from the daughter of ... Read more
Armchair Fashion Musing
Monday, February 05, 2018      14 comments

Himself and I are going to be taking a trip this year and I am already thinking about a travel wardrobe. For a woman who's biggest reason for dropping extydozens of pounds was to be able to wear cute clothes, this is an exercise in delight. I ad... Read more
The New Bling-ey Chart
Friday, February 02, 2018      15 comments

Here it is. Not very Bling-ey yet but I'll decorate it as I accomplish the tasks. No reward planned for this project because I really like to work on things that already feel like rewards, not punish myself till I think I've suffered enough to d... Read more
Fitness February Fifteen
Thursday, February 01, 2018      16 comments

Throughout the long cold days of January I have managed to eat a very healthy diet and get in lots of walks ... till the last week, when days of munching began to push the needle on the scale up. I'm still within my WW goal but I don't like the ... Read more
TheBrains & I Revisit "What's Your Why Maintenance Edition"
Thursday, January 25, 2018      20 comments

Once in a while we get a homework assignment from the Weight Watcher leader and this week we were asked to do the little exercise in the handout - What's Your Why? Timed to work with the January newbies who've had a little success but are p... Read more
And I Was There To See It
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      17 comments

I have two ancient memories - so long ago I could never remember when they happened. One is of me, standing on the floorboard behind my daddy driving the car - and sobbing. It was cold and the wet cold glass felt soothing against my wet hot chee... Read more

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