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January Jumpstart Challenge-Week 3- It's About Health

Sunday, January 18, 2015      1 comments

I feel so much better than I did even a week ago. I really feel like I'm on the right track. Feeling healthy feels so muc better thatn feeling deprived, hungry, and craving. Read more

January Jumpstart Challenge-Week 2- Day 14-- My Body is Changing!

Saturday, January 17, 2015      0 comments

I looked in the mirror and I have a shape other than round!!!! Last Monday I was so disappointed by my NutriSystem weight gain that I almost gave up. I had returned to NutriSystem because we had so much left over from last years efforts. ... Read more

January Jumpstart Challenge-Week 2- Day 9- I know why I'm Not Losing Weight

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      0 comments

I don't lose weight because I eat too much. It's that simple. I am finding reasons every day to cheat and eat. It's not because I: am stressed love to play with my grands don't eat enough fat or any of the myriad of other reasons I... Read more

January 2015 Challenge --- Day 7 --- Week 1

Sunday, January 11, 2015      0 comments

I'm surprised that week 1 was so hard. This is becoming more and more a process of humility. I'm coming face to face with my denial, the stories I tell myself, my laziness, and my general unwillingness to walk the talk. By really doing this w... Read more

January 2015 Challenge --- Day 6 - Lessons

Saturday, January 10, 2015      0 comments

Yesterday was either a failure or a schooling. I'm going to take a schooling. He-re's what I learned 1. The day before I was craving cheese-- which meant I need to add some some dairy and a bit more fat. 2. Because of the intense cravin... Read more

January 2015 Challenge --- Day 5---Humility

Friday, January 09, 2015      1 comments

I've always been active and fit. Yoga, weight-lifting (or resistance training as its called now), walking, hiking, running have been a strong part of my life. At 58, I still see myself as that strong active trim woman I used to be. I haven't ... Read more

January 2015 Challenge --- Day 4-- Baby, it's Cold Outside.

Thursday, January 08, 2015      0 comments

I am trying to develop a routine. I love heart pounding walks especially in the winter. However, with a wind chill factor of -8 below today, its too cold even for me. Puppy and I are going out just for short pee breaks (his, not mine Read more

January 2015 Challenge --- Day 2 --- The Tree

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      3 comments

I'm going to be boring for a while because I'm going to mention the miracle of my knees, again and still. It's because last January I was walking with a cane, couldn't go up or ... Read more

January 2015 Challenge --- Day 1---Stress Eating.

Monday, January 05, 2015      3 comments

My jet lag has mostly passed, my sugar cravings have too, mostly. My husband is gung-ho to start. I set up my goal board and have reviewed spark exercise videos. Yesterday the family came over for our post Gramma/Grandpa's vacation Christ... Read more

January 2015 Challenge--- Planning 1/2

Friday, January 02, 2015      0 comments

So tired. Jet lag. Thought I could just start in on 1/1 but still feeling Egypt time. The good news is that my food has been on target. Too tired to exercise, but I've been able to plan, shop and eat well. I know that by 1/5 my body will be... Read more

6/5 change 1- Dogs

Wednesday, June 05, 2013      2 comments

Well the no eating after 7 is tough tonight. I'm not hungry but I'm craving but I'm not caving. Worked out this morning. Felt good. Took Buck on two walks. I hate to be such a baby about this but walking and exercise just lost its zip ... Read more

2/4 change 1

Tuesday, June 04, 2013      1 comments

It was getting late in the day... a day that I had felt wonderful living in. The weather was sunny and in the '70s. All was right in the world. It should have been easy to keep my promise to myself and workout and write but I opted to clean m... Read more

Week 2 day3- Change 1

Monday, June 03, 2013      2 comments

I have enlisted the help of a friend and she's enlisted me back. She's my accountability partner. I never did as well as when my spark group did a buddy challenge. So, I'm going to try an manufacture some of that feel. Interestingly, her g... Read more


Wednesday, May 15, 2013      4 comments

I did what I hoped I wouldn't. After weighing myself at the month mark, the disappointment ate away at my motivation. When my darling Lucy - dog died suddenly I justified my Reeses Peanut Butter Cup three day binge as grief. I was grieved. I... Read more

Why an accountability group is soooo important!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013      4 comments

So I've belonged to a particular group for a few weeks now. First I joined a buddy competition and found that it got me up and out. Then it morphed into a weekly competition. When the scale didn't show what I wanted it to, I felt like giving... Read more

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