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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Is That Me?

Monday, September 28, 2015      25 comments

I have magic mirrors in my house. I can fool myself into thinking that 238 pounds on a 5'4" frame is not obese. Then I see myself in a picture or full length mirror... "Is that me?" I'm like the teapot... short & stout. Read more

Day One

Tuesday, September 01, 2015      7 comments

Today is the first day back to work (elementary school library). I'm up early enough to exercise and eat a healthy breakfast. No matter what else happens today... I had a good start. Read more

Boredom Eating

Sunday, August 30, 2015      6 comments

I did it again. I should have been wearing a pedometer for all the trips to the kitchen and back. I have 101 excuses, but it really boils down to: "Boredom Eating." This is one of those lessons that I have to learn over and over ... Read more

Spark To The Rescue

Thursday, August 27, 2015      8 comments

Today was a work day (getting ready for the first day of school). Plus, it's the first anniversary of my mother going to Heaven. Emotional. Stressful. Hectic. Tiring. I just got home from work. My plan was to come into the air conditi... Read more


Tuesday, August 25, 2015      9 comments

I've come to realize some changes are easier than others for me! Since July 1st, I've been tracking all my food. It's becoming routine for me to grab a measuring cup before pouring my cereal and milk. I plan my meals ahead of time and i... Read more

The Biggest Loser

Monday, August 24, 2015      8 comments

After a weekend of unhealthy eating, drinking, not sleeping well, and little exercise (family camping trip and outdoor wedding)... The Biggest Loser Power Walk 1 Mile kicked my butt. Read more


Thursday, August 20, 2015      5 comments

I have a 51 day exercise streak! I didn't even realize it until SparkPeople gave me an award. This morning, I was thinking Morning Exercise is becoming a habit. I need to stay committed though because the non-exerciser is laying dormant... Read more

Me Too!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015      6 comments

TIKITAMI wrote a blog this morning titled "Giving Myself a Good Day."
al.asp?blog_id=5980235 She takes us on her early morning run, in the peace and quiet, bef... Read more

If - When - What

Monday, August 17, 2015      5 comments

It wasn't a question of "IF" I would exercise today. It wasn't a question of "WHEN" I would exercise today. The only question was "WHAT" would I do. Woke up ready to exercise. My goal is to do it first thing in the morning. Sele... Read more

Back in the Saddle Again

Sunday, August 16, 2015      9 comments

emoticon Not the best weekend. Saturday turned into a real splurge day. The day started out good... exerci... Read more

Pleasurable Exercise

Saturday, August 15, 2015      6 comments

I found a Summer Dance workout on YouTube this morning. They were dancing on a beach! I let my imagination take me there with them. It made exercising pleasurable. Enjoy the journey! This is not a diet -- it's our lives! Read more

Oh Scale!

Friday, August 14, 2015      7 comments

Oh Scale, you will mess with me (if I let you). I stayed within my calorie count all week. I exercised every day. I drank 10 glasses of water daily. I got more sleep. I ate healthier and cooked 90% of my meals at home. And what d... Read more

Pushing Myself

Thursday, August 13, 2015      6 comments

I did 30 minutes of strength training with the exercise band before breakfast. emoticon After breakfast, I... Read more

Internal Tape

Wednesday, August 12, 2015      6 comments

I think we do have an internal tape recording playing in our heads. Things we say to ourselves -- think about ourselves. This morning, I did a Zumba workout. The cool-down portion was done to the Bruno Mars song: Just The Way You Are. ... Read more

Non-Scale Victory

Tuesday, August 11, 2015      4 comments

On July 28th, I blogged: "Strength Training today. I know aerobics isn't enough. 20 minute Denise Austin DVD. Started with 5 pound hand weights --- realized they were too heavy --- switched to 3 pound weights." Read more

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