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a goal
Saturday, November 15, 2014      0 comments

Yesterday I walked 4mph for 60 minutes for the first time in my life! I had wanted to do that since I saw my girlfriend Tami do that daily back in 1996. Shegot in great shape in about a month as I recall. I am going to do it again TODAY, just to... Read more
the checklist
Thursday, November 06, 2014      1 comments

I've discovered that for me, the best way to stay on track, is to have a daily checklist. On it I have drink 8 glasses of water, do a 20 minute dvd workout, do 10 minute abs dvd workout, walk 30 minutes, floss, read 15 minutes, have 25 grams of ... Read more
Wednesday, November 05, 2014      0 comments

Today it appears that winter has found North Dakota. Snow and rain are drizzling from the sky. I want to get allot done today but I am finding it hard to find the get up and go. I want to get the house all clean and organzied as we head into the... Read more
what is your favorite motivational quote?
Sunday, November 02, 2014      1 comments

The first that comes to mind for me is Just Do It!... Read more
what is your favorite motivational quote?
Sunday, November 02, 2014      0 comments

The first that comes to mind for me is Just Do It!... Read more
day 30 of sickness
Sunday, October 19, 2014      2 comments

Kind of a bummer thst I have bern sick for a month. I just finished a 3rd round of antibiotics and pray that the ear infection is gone away for good. I look forward to waking up and feeling good sometime soon. The drainage from my inner ear is s... Read more
a list
Thursday, October 09, 2014      1 comments

It seems obvious now to me that if I write something down on my to-do list and keep it visible, it gets done. Why did it take me years to add exercise to that list? Atleast I have it figured out now....a note card with a short list of daily... Read more
Back at it after being sick for 2 weeks
Monday, October 06, 2014      0 comments

I completed a 10k walk for charity today "The Chocolste Run" to benefit Make-a-wish-foundation. Yesterday was the first day in a couple of weeks where I was off antibiotics. I figured if I was still feeling decent today, I would walk and I did i... Read more
how to get back on track after being sick
Tuesday, September 23, 2014      3 comments

For the past 4 days, I have been sick. I had an ear infection, sore throat and body aches. I am feeling better today but I've got a never ending tickle in my throat that cough drops don't even help. I finished the antibiotics yesterday and I kno... Read more
I want to learn to cook
Friday, September 19, 2014      2 comments

Today I ordered the book "SparkPeople Cookbook". I want to start making homemade recipes that are healthy and taste good so that my husband and I can both eat well and lose weight. I don't want it to seem like a 'diet' and I am hoping that my m... Read more
Thursday, September 18, 2014      1 comments

Today I am thankful for my health. My husband has had a bad cold/sore throat for the past 4 days and today it turned into the stomach flu. I am thankful that I have not caught the bug and I am continuing to exercise and track my caloric intake. ... Read more
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      2 comments

If I had the energy, I would exercise for 90 minutes each day. I have tried doing that a few times but it seems to wipe me out for the rest of the day. Right now I am working on increasing my walking distance to 4 miles a day. After I have reach... Read more
a gift
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      1 comments

One thing that I feel is a gift is my ability to listen and support others. I will always encourage a friend to look at the bright side, or learn from the experience and make a different, better choice in the future. I find great joy in helping ... Read more
Monday, September 15, 2014      1 comments

I am grateful that I am a stay at home wife. Being home allows me plenty of time to focus on health, fitness, organization and meal planning. I am thankful that my husband is encouraging and supportive every step of the way.... Read more
Motivation found in the simplest thing
Sunday, September 14, 2014      2 comments

I got out and walked yesterday. It's amazing how motivating the simplest things are. I got back from walking the dogs to the post office, to pick up the mail. I told Chris that I was going to go walking by myself and he said 'You should walk aro... Read more

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