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Imposter/Impostor follow-up
Monday, February 12, 2018      5 comments

I am a huge fan of the comic xkcd (xkcd.com). New comics are put up on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This was today's: ... Read more
Imposter/Impostor Syndrome
Saturday, February 10, 2018      16 comments

First of all, who knew that impostor is spelled impostor...not imposter??? Or, is it spelled imposter? Just saw it in a book I'm reading spelled with the "e". Sigh...I'll spell it one way and probably end up being wrong. I guess I could look ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Mind set change
Saturday, February 03, 2018      39 comments

Growing up, I lived on a farm. A working farm. We had a huge garden for personal use and we canned or froze what we could harvest. Because we were farmers, we didn't have a lot of money. If there was extra money, we didn't generally go out t... Read more
2018 Goals Check In
Friday, January 26, 2018      9 comments

To be successful at meeting my goals, I not only need to set S.M.A.R.T goals, I also need to be held accountable. This blog is one of the ways I plan to hold myself accountable...with your help if you're willing! :) Goal #1: Lose twenty ... Read more
Another 90 day Challenge
Saturday, January 13, 2018      13 comments

In the past, I have had success with 90-day challenges. The first one was about 4 years ago and started 90 days before the first day of summer. A Spark friend was doing a 90-day challenge and invited my to join her. Each of us was to choose s... Read more
New goals for 2018
Saturday, December 30, 2017      7 comments

I'm not a resolution kind of girl. Resolutions are made to be broken, right? But goals are meant to be achieved!! That said, here are my goals for 2018. Trying to make sure they are S.M.A.R.T. Lose twenty five pounds and maintain ... Read more
Report on 2017 Goals
Friday, December 29, 2017      8 comments

Here are my goals from 2017 and how I did. Lose ten pounds and maintain that loss within a two pound (either way) range. Goal weight is 135 so the range is 133-137. Nope! Did not do this! In fact, gained weight. Currentl... Read more
G BOMBS - Are they for me? For you?
Saturday, October 28, 2017      5 comments

I listen to a LOT of podcasts. One of them, 40+ Fitness, had an interview with Dr. Furhman, discussing his latest book, Fast Food Genocide. One of the things they discussed was the theory of G BOMBS. I got the basics, but by no means do I hav... Read more
Sometimes, being older is an advantage!
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      8 comments

Last Saturday, a friend and I ran/walked a 5k. We started "practicing" our 5k's about three weeks before the race. We would walk for awhile, then walk faster and then jog. We have an app that tells us when to run and when to stop. Sinc... Read more
Busy weekend!
Sunday, September 24, 2017      6 comments

I haven't been online as much the last few days since I've been so busy IRL. All week at work, the boss has been in Singapore. He will be in Taiwan next week. This means that as he covers things with them, he sends me updates and to-dos. ... Read more
Tried it and it worked!
Sunday, September 17, 2017      7 comments

Here's the recipe I tried tonight. I added 3/4 C of some GF white mix stuff with 1 1/2 cups of water. Non-GF folks can add one can of cream of chicken soup. Forgot to buy green chiles, but they would have been a delicious addition. Cook on l... Read more
New recipe to try to make gluten free
Friday, September 15, 2017      4 comments

Here's the recipe for the dinner my friend made for Bunco. It's not gluten free as she sent it to me, so I will have to do some finagling. I'm making it Monday, so I'll try to let you know how it goes. 4 frozen chicken breasts 1 pkg ta... Read more
Every "miracle" diet supplement has the same ingredient
Sunday, September 10, 2017      6 comments

I read a weekly magazine that has a hot new diet every week. Sometimes it's the revamped grapefruit diet. Or the supercharged Weight Watcher's diet. Or the soup diet. Or Adkins new and improved. Or some new supplement that is the next new t... Read more
I like four-day weekends!
Monday, September 04, 2017      5 comments

Today felt like a bonus day! I had extra time to get everything done without the stress. I'm ready for tomorrow with no worries!! AND...it's a three-day week!! Streak report (week is Sunday - Saturday Staying in calorie range 6 day... Read more
Didn't get my swing set project started
Sunday, September 03, 2017      4 comments

I was going to turn my old swing set into a new planter. Planned to start yesterday. BUT, since I had the chance to go watch very excellent football, the swing set project was delayed. Sundays are already full with other plans, activities, ch... Read more

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