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
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
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
14 days sugar/alcohol free, I'm starting Week 3 of the Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge.
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
I invite you to write down these headings:
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
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
It can take up to 6 weeks for the scale to show results. Sure, it's frustrating not lose the weight I think I deserve. How would I act now it I knew 100% guaranteed that 6 weeks from now I'll be happy with my weigh in? I would keep doing everyth... Read more
I'm really good at maintenance. It's my first weigh in of the year, and even though I've been in my calorie range, worked out daily, and have cut out added sugar and alcohol, I've only lost a quarter pound. Sigh. At least I didn't gain.
Sa... Read more
TGIF! Heading into the weekend, the most challenging time for me. During the week I have the structure of work to keep me focused. There's no time to linger over breakfast & lunch because I have stuff to do. I have to get to work, or get back to... Read more
Memorial Day is in 20 weeks away. 20 weeks plus 6 game-changing habits = total transformation. For the next 20 weeks I'll be laser focused on the following habits to leave me feeling absolutely fabulous, optimistic, hopeful, like a rock star for... Read more
It's cold, the roads are slippery, so I haven't been food shopping the last few days, and there's not much food in the house. So after work I'm going on a big food shopping trip.
1. Write it before I bite it.
2. 1200-1600 cal range
3. 1... Read more