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Monday: productive weekend

Monday, May 04, 2015      5 comments

The first project I tackled from Ana White's wonderful plans was a building a sturdy work table for my miter saw that I bought at a garage sale for $25. I was using cinder blo... Read more


Friday, May 01, 2015      6 comments thinks I"m 29, but I"m really 54. I made sloppy joes for dinner, ate lightly, got to zumba 7:30 last night, and it was great! Stayed wi... Read more


Thursday, April 30, 2015      6 comments

I didn't get to zumba last night. We can blame DS16, because he was volunteering & didn't know when he would be done. So rather than go to zumba 6:30-7:30, I did some much neglected (because I've been working on the gate the last 2 weekends) gar... Read more


Wednesday, April 29, 2015      5 comments

Zumba was so much fun last night! I'm going again tonight. On the good side, I don't have to push myself to exercise often enough, or long enough. But diet... I have to track food better. I'm not tracking, eating too much, and not losing we... Read more

Tuesday: Get Moving

Tuesday, April 28, 2015      12 comments

Exercise is not as important to weight loss as diet, however, it lifts my mood & energy! Today's challenge is to get at least 10 minutes of fitness. Schedule it on your cale... Read more

Monday: productive weekend

Monday, April 27, 2015      5 comments

I finished my fence & gate! It was a lot of work, not much money, and a fun family project. Altogether I spent $175, including treated lumber, concrete, hardware, screws, and... Read more

Thursday: Embrace Failure

Thursday, April 23, 2015      9 comments

Re-frame failures as learning opportunities. Write a few healthy choices I made, and a few failures, ans how I can learn from them in the future. 1. I went to zumba, even... Read more

Wednesday: Be a Leader

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      7 comments

I aspire to be a good leader. I am open & honest about my ups & downs. To be a good leader, I don't have to be perfect, just passionate. I invite you to share what you've le... Read more

Tuesday: Work Out Your Brain

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      7 comments

Today's challenge is to do some research about my goals. Read an article, talk to someone, visit a new (to me) blog. Write 3 things I learned from my research. I went to Reader's Digest for these tips.
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Monday: Make It Automatic

Monday, April 20, 2015      7 comments

Make it automatic: 1. Lay out your gym clothes the night before 2. Plan & shop for all your meals for the week 3. My exercise days a routine M/W cardio, T/Th strength ... Read more

Sunday, another productive day

Sunday, April 19, 2015      6 comments

I had another very productive day. Worked on the yard, food shopped, fixed the dryer hose, vacuumed the attic, did laundry, and made ribs for dinner. What a treat! But high cal. I'm done with my calories for the day. Too bad I don't get ice crea... Read more

Saturday: Treat Yourself

Saturday, April 18, 2015      7 comments

Every little victory deserves a celebration! Treat yourself to a little pampering, like a bubble bath or manicure. Acknowledging today's accomplishments sets me up for future success. Busy, busy day, and yet, I tracked my food & stayed with... Read more

Friday: Create Positive Routines

Friday, April 17, 2015      5 comments

Identify one bad habit that's preventing success, replace it with a better habit. #HealthyHabitsReset My bad habit is: NOT TRACKING MY FOOD. To be honest with myself, when... Read more

Thursday: Try New Things

Thursday, April 16, 2015      7 comments

I love water! Remember to drink plenty of water. Try new things. I love to try new things, just for the sake of trying new things. My latest, I put my bike in the shop for... Read more

Wednesday: See the Good in Others

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      6 comments

Today I'm going to put aside my snarkiness and be kind to everyone. If you're kind to others, it sets up a virtuous cycle, a win-win for everyone. Compliment at least 3 peopl... Read more

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