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Challenge = Consistency

Thursday, February 19, 2015      6 comments

I joined three challenges on the First Step Club this month and it's keeping me consistent. Progressive Exercise Challenge: Week 1 = 20 Wall Push-ups Week 2 = 30 WPU's and 20 Heel Raises Week 3 = 40 WPU's, 30 Heel Raises, and 20 Toe ... Read more

Fat Tuesday

Tuesday, February 17, 2015      9 comments

Mardi Gras... Party... Fun... Celebrate!!! I'm going to my first ever Fat Tuesday party. A friend is hosting one. She was kind enough to tell me what she'll be serving. A chicken pasta dish; a sausage jambalaya; cheddar biscuits; King... Read more

Not A Binge

Monday, February 16, 2015      7 comments

I ate way too much this weekend and all the wrong things. I'm not calling it a binge though. It was my choice. It wasn't a good choice, but I was fully aware of what I was doing and could have stopped at any time. I'm not even attempting... Read more

A Pound at a Time

Saturday, February 14, 2015      8 comments

A pound at a time... makes me think of hammering a nail into a board. I've got to keep hitting it. Weighed myself in the morning... lost 1 pound. I wasn't exactly happy with a pound lost. Thought I worked harder than that. L... Read more

Hand in Hand

Wednesday, February 11, 2015      9 comments

Getting enough sleep and having a good day go hand-in-hand. I know it, but I continue to stay up late and sleep in my chair and then have to go to work in the morning. Last night, I ate all sorts of unplanned snacks because I was TIRED. ... Read more

One Good Decision

Sunday, February 08, 2015      8 comments

At the Farmer's Market, there was a homemade candy booth (chocolates, toffee, caramels). I didn't even try a sample. They had a beautiful Valentine box with an assortment of their candy in it. A small box with only 1 or 2 pieces of each... Read more

Everything I Need

Saturday, February 07, 2015      3 comments

"Everything you need to do to stay healthy is also what you need to do for weight loss." ~Leslie Sansone Eat healthy Drink water Exercise Sleep High Calorie Burn Done! 3 miles Walk Away Your Waistline Read more

I Like It

Friday, February 06, 2015      10 comments

That's the way I like it! I worked hard this week. Tracked my food. Increased my veggies. Exercised every morning. Strength Training 2x a week. Cut back on snacks. Drank all my water. And Lost 3 Pounds!! Read more

Surprising Myself

Wednesday, February 04, 2015      6 comments

I've tracked my food every day since January 1st, 2015. I'm doing it!!! In the past, I found this too tedious and time consuming. Like many other things: the more you do it -- the easier it becomes. When I see how fast the calorie... Read more

Negate It

Tuesday, February 03, 2015      10 comments

I work in an elementary school. When students have extra birthday treats or star student treats, they come around the school and hand them out to staff members. Late yesterday afternoon (when I'm at my weakest), a girl brought me a sugar... Read more


Monday, February 02, 2015      10 comments

I did a walking for weight loss DVD this morning. I really feel like I am in control of my journey this time!! The coach on the DVD said "We're working for fitness and weight loss will be the bi-product." I'm working on eating healthier... Read more

Missed Message

Sunday, February 01, 2015      8 comments

DH had a $10.00 gift card to a local restaurant (expiration date 1/31/15). We decided to go out for lunch and each have a bowl of chili. When the menu came and all those options danced before my eyes... I stuck to the "plan" and ordered a bow... Read more

Collage Day

Saturday, January 31, 2015      7 comments

I'm making a collage today. Scissors, glue sticks, colorful papers, magazines... a little arts and goals! I'm filling the page with healthy foods, activities, and fun sayings! A visual reminder of my hopes & dreams & goals!! "Embrace... Read more

Splurge Day

Monday, January 26, 2015      5 comments

I had a splurge day and I will survive!! I went to a fancy steakhouse with my aunt for lunch. I ordered according to my goals, but then she was ordering dessert. I decided to splurge too. Halfway through my dessert, my brain sent th... Read more

Shine On!

Saturday, January 24, 2015      8 comments

I went on an all day shopping trip with two girlfriends and was able to stay within my calorie range!! Last night, I recognized that I was about to eat something in order to stay awake longer. Wrong reason to eat. My body would be inact... Read more

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