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Eating Pattern

Tuesday, February 04, 2014      2 comments

I am reading the book Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink. A couple of nights ago I read the question, "Do you save the best for last?" They set up studies to find out the answers. For this issue they learned that birth order made a difference. ... Read more

Reflection

Wednesday, January 15, 2014      1 comments

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26 Just before Christmas I had the GI bug, which went through our family except for my son. After New Years, I went on a whirl wind trip w... Read more

2014 New Year's Resolutions

Thursday, January 09, 2014      3 comments

Physical: I want to do a pull up. ( This is my dream goal. Still need to work on the specifics. Will look at feedback from Spark Coach to help develop this one.) I want to lose 5 pounds. (The scale will be my measuring took/feedback. I wi... Read more

A Creature of Habit

Sunday, November 24, 2013      1 comments

I've been on this journey for awhile. I have access to a wonderful health club and there are several classes that I do on a weekly basis such as cycling, Reformer, and a cable class. Outside of doing the cable class I have not been successful ... Read more

Club or Home

Monday, November 11, 2013      1 comments

I belong to my work Health Club. I like the Club for the classes since I seem to do better when working out with others. My Club has lots of equipment/weight machines and plenty of extras. My Club routine is to attend a cycle class on Wed., c... Read more

Telling Myself the Truth

Sunday, November 03, 2013      1 comments

I am feeling restless, might be hormonal. It is fall and I feel the stiffness in my joints especially my hands. My weight loss journey has been stuck, not sure I can even say I've hit a plateau since if anything I've gain and not lost. There... Read more

Fitbit

Monday, September 09, 2013      2 comments

I have used a fitbit for over 2 years now. My fitbit finally died on Friday. I thought I am at the point where I could get by without using it. My family just smiled because they knew it would not take me long to replace it. I am doing the b... Read more

Thurs. but I'm choosing it to be a Mon.

Thursday, August 29, 2013      1 comments

One of my unwritten goals was to blog on Mon. I also use Mon. as my meditation day since this is a kick off to learning a new Bible verse each week. I had a meeting on Mon. so it was an unusual day for me. I had not chosen a verse either so ... Read more

Begin Again

Monday, August 19, 2013      3 comments

I wrote down my goals last week and then failed to do them. My plan was to kick it off for ‘real’ on Sun. but I did not realize that being out of town would wear me out. I came home and literally collapsed on our couch. This morning I had g... Read more

Back to the basics

Thursday, August 15, 2013      3 comments

This morning I stepped on the scale and once again, I was disappointed. Then I did my Spark Coach where the challenge today was not looking at the number on the scale but to look at the bigger picture. I had to laugh, what timing to get that ... Read more

20 min. Power Lunch

Wednesday, June 12, 2013      1 comments

The challenge is Spark Coach was to eat my meal in 20 min. without watching television, or chatting on the phone, or even being on the computer. There was to be no electronics. The goal was to eat slowly and savor the food. For most people th... Read more

BWCA 2013

Sunday, June 09, 2013      1 comments

We have gone to the Boundary Water Canoe Area (BWCA) since being newlyweds. The first 8 years we lived in Colorado, however MN was home to both of us. Never did we dream that goi... Read more

My favorite salad

Monday, May 20, 2013      0 comments

Beet and Apple Salad Thinly slice 4 stalks of celery and 2 granny smith apples, cut apples into thirds Squeeze the juice of 1 lemon and toss with celery and apples Cut 1 medium sized beet into thin strips and add to salad Pour 2 TBS extr... Read more

Hot Spot in MN.

Sunday, May 05, 2013      0 comments

My Golden Retriever, Leo, was just treated for a 'hot spot". Some dogs only have problems during a specific time of the year (shedding season which is now or hot weather but we've been having snow!) and there may be a definite relationship betw... Read more

Focus

Monday, April 22, 2013      1 comments

He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the LORD. Psalm 112:7 In light of the Boston bombing and the Texas explosion, this scripture passage spoke volumes. I kept my focus last week by listening to Christian radio, ... Read more


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