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Friday Goals

Friday, January 30, 2015      5 comments

Friday Goals: 1. stay within my calorie range 2. get 30 min exercise, maybe spin or row because of knee pain 3. do Win Tomorrow Checklist 4. focus on what I'm doing ri... Read more

Thursday Goals

Thursday, January 29, 2015      7 comments

I went to Yoga at 4:45 and Spin class at 5:40 yesterday. This was the first time I've seen the yoga instructor this semester, and she looked very thin. She's battling her 2nd ... Read more

Wednesday goals & Perimenopause

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      8 comments

Aunt Flo said I'm not in menopause! But at 54, I must be getting close. And that, dear readers, is why I'm upping my game, and staying the same. I'm eating healthier, getting stronger, increasing my mood & energy with exercise. I'm doing everyth... Read more

Tuesday Goals

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      7 comments

Most of the time, I'm just not full. Even after having a meal that should leave me satisfied, I'm still thinking I could eat. I've tried adding low cal foods: salad w/o dressing, cooked veggies, or no cal liquids: water, herbal tea, diet sodas. ... Read more

Monday Goals

Monday, January 26, 2015      6 comments

Monday Goals 1. stay within cal range 2. 10,000 steps 3. zumba 5:40 (if knees are ok) 4. grateful thoughts dispel negativity Aunt Flo (my period) decided to show ... Read more

Sunday Goals

Sunday, January 25, 2015      6 comments

Sunday Goals 1. house cleaning & laundry 2. meal planning 3. exercise at least 30 min Warning: don't read if you're easily offended by cursing or cussing, you're reading my blog to small children, or are religiously intolerant. I'm wr... Read more

Thursday Goals

Thursday, January 22, 2015      5 comments

I went to the first Zumba class of the semester. My heart was thumping out of my chest; I couldn't breath; I was so happy! There's another class tonight 7:30-8:15, which is r... Read more

Wednesday goals

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      6 comments

Write it before I bite it, because I have a second chance to make a better decision. Over time, I can investigate alternative and make changes. With practice, tracking food t... Read more

Tuesday Goals

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      6 comments

Happy Mon...OOPS...Tuesday. The semester starts today, including new group fitness schedule. These are the class that fit in after work & picking up DS16 from either school or extracurricular. Seriously, this is just what works into my schedule;... Read more

Sunday Goals & Why Diets Don't Work for Me

Sunday, January 18, 2015      7 comments

I'd like to lose the last 30-40 pounds, and decided the way to that was to be sugar & alcohol free, along with counting calories, eating every 2-3 hours, exercising 6 days a week, and other good habits. Giving up sugar & alcohol has been the har... Read more

Friday Goals

Friday, January 16, 2015      8 comments

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." -Thomas A. Edison I finally lost a pound! It took 2 weeks of... Read more

Thursday Goals

Thursday, January 15, 2015      8 comments

Focus on what I can change, and on the present, not on other people (past, present, & future). It is a distraction to be frustrated with my dear departed mother for not taking better care of herself, for loving food, finding more enjoyment with ... Read more

Wednesday goals

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      4 comments

14 days sugar/alcohol free, I'm starting Week 3 of the Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge. Action Plan: 1. Fine-tune your pantry. I brought a tin of shortbread cookies (holiday gift) to work, just to get them out of the house. I'm making... Read more

Tuesday Goals

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      6 comments

I invite you to write down these headings: 1. Family 2. Wellness 3. Professional 4. Personal Growth Next come up with one goal for each facet of your life. Then write one small step toward each goal. 1. Family: bring up independen... Read more

Monday Goals & Your Brain Is A Jerk

Monday, January 12, 2015      6 comments

Your Brain Is A Jerk: 5 Cognitive Biases That Are Sabotaging Your Fat Loss Goals www.burnthefatblog.com/h
ow-your-own-brain-is-sabot
aging-your-fat-loss-goals.php The human brain is hard-wired for self delusion! Ever... Read more


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