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Weekly Goals: August 19-25
Monday, August 20, 2012      6 comments

Kinda dropped this BLOG series - and am noticing the deficit. Publishing these goals - and having other Sparkers inquire about my progress - has proved to be key to my progress. Main Goal: Financial Studies; locate a financial pla... Read more
Better Day. . .
Friday, August 17, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday was spent flat on my back mostly - except for the emergency dental visit. . which is paining me today. Today, however, is going to be better. . I WILL do my Daily Walk I WILL do & expand my Core Strength Training workout ... Read more
Sorta Blogging....Sorta Asking for Help. . .
Sunday, August 12, 2012      6 comments

I am hoping someone can direct me to a source of Low Carb Pasta / Bread Products. After a diagnosis of diabeties, we sharply limited the carb intake to 40 carbs per meal. This change precluded the Italian and Mexican dishes we so enjoyed as... Read more
....Celebration Continues. . .
Friday, August 10, 2012      3 comments

Purchased two Skorts yesterday. . .in one size smaller than my last purchase. . .wearing one right now!! Perhaps a bit snug at the waist - no 'muffin top' tho - and the snugness is easily hidden with a loose blouse. . .which precaution wo... Read more
Why Do I Celebrate?
Thursday, August 09, 2012      8 comments

1. The scale and I are just not on friendly terms these days - no matter how many lbs I lose, I regain those plus more regularly. 2. Have yet to reach my goal of a gym visit a minimum of 3 days a week - usually make 2 days 3. Haven't e... Read more
Mind Over Body: 10 Steps to Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle
Saturday, August 04, 2012      5 comments

As I read through Step #1, "Put the 'I' Back in Your Vocabulary", I immediately thought of a roadblock which has been cropping up all this week and last - after a good morning workout and getting tons accomplished, I break for lunch and then hav... Read more
Weekly Goals: July 12-18
Thursday, July 12, 2012      2 comments

First, a quick report on las week's goals - some good progress here. . .some work still to be done. . . Main Goal: More consistent with aerobics 3 days a week - haven't even begun strength training 2 days a week Sub Goals: That ... Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      3 comments

Decided to add a 20 min Daily Walk to my routine. . .tried this before with mixed success but determined this time. . .lol 8-)) Just over a week into July and again mixed success. . .but that is countered by my progress in my 5K Your Way W... Read more
Small Celebration
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      3 comments

Last Friday, my calendar was noted to walk 2.25 miles as part of my 5K Your Way Walk training program. . .this note shifted to Saturday, then Sunday and then Monday. . . but today I can check it off! Done. . .and now on to the next training wal... Read more
Spark Progress
Friday, July 06, 2012      5 comments

Just realized yesterday I've been on Spark People for only 8 months - somehow thought I was going on year 2. Maybe becasue recently "sparking" has become such an integral part of my every day. This was not the case during 2011 - I actually... Read more
Weekly Goals: July 5-11
Thursday, July 05, 2012      2 comments

Stopped posting these mid-June and found I gradually lost site of them, so here we go again. . . Main Goal: Consistent Gym attendance-aerobics 3 days a week; strength training 2 days a week Sub Goals: Eat an apple daily BEFORE e... Read more
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      4 comments

For the month of July, my 'habit goal' is to institute a daily 20 min walk - except, of course, on those days with an otherwise-scheduled walk, i.e. 5K Your Way Walk Training Program. My hope that is having my goal in writing will help keep... Read more
A Good Day
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      1 comments

Started the day with a 30 minute walk as part of the training program for the July 29 5K Your Way Walk - wore a knee brace so no pain and not as winded at the end. Accomplished a lot around the house and ran errands... then capped the day w... Read more
Monthly Goals - July
Monday, July 02, 2012      6 comments

Keeping in mind that if I'm the only one to see my goals, they're that much easier to ignore, I'm setting down in writing my health goals for July. Weight Goal: GW: 214.0 SW: 217.6 Lbs: 3.6 Fitness Goal: Mins: 1,000 ... Read more
UPDATE!!! Report on June Goals
Sunday, July 01, 2012      7 comments

Because yesterday was the last day of June, I weighed in a day early - counted and scored it. . . . .and reported a 1.8 lb loss for the month. Sunday is my official weigh-in date. . .stuck to the schedule and WHAT A PLEASANT SURPRISE...I lo... Read more

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