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10LBS GONE!!!!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011      4 comments

10LBS -- You can kiss my big sweaty butt!!!! In seven weeks I have lost 10lbs!!! Week 1 I did not track and lost zero, the week Dad was in the hospital I lost zero - the re... Read more

This is my soda!!!

Tuesday, March 01, 2011      1 comments

DH (Hubby) and I have had a bone of contention between us for some time. Namely, that we are on a very tight budget, but HE buys and drinks 2 cases of Diet Coke a week! ( I don't touch the stuff.) Now we do not live in the U.S. where soda is CH... Read more

The cost of overdoing it!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011      0 comments

I've been MIA for 3 days - why? because I refused to listen to my body and pushed myself to the breaking point. In an effort to "get ahead" this week I decided to be a weekend warrior on Sunday. I walked a 5k then came home and spent the ne... Read more

The cost of a pound...

Sunday, January 23, 2011      2 comments

I lost a pound this week - well so my analog scale says... and it was a hard fought pound. this week I: took (7) 35min strolls (Sun-Sat) (1) 30 min walk ( faster) (fri) rode 14mi in 1 hr on the stationary bike (Tues) took a ... Read more

Can I just blame it on the almonds???

Wednesday, January 19, 2011      5 comments

I'll just start out saying that I hate "dieting". I'll follow it with I'm horrible at dieting. I'd rather ride my stationary bike (which I believe is about 2 weeks from giving up the ghost) for an hour just so I can have another cup of carbs (an... Read more

My arch-nemesis - the Market Place Buffet

Thursday, January 13, 2011      1 comments

I went to the buffet last nite - I have not been in months and months because of financial constraints, but DH had family in town who were paying so off we went. And I went armed with a plan to prevail over my arch-nemesis - the Market Place Buf... Read more

So my diet really is the problem...

Tuesday, January 11, 2011      5 comments

I don't know if i should laugh or cry - I have been 'trying' for the last week - and failing miserably. After reading you lose 2x as much weight when you track I am trying to track every meal. And at the end of every day I am flabbergasted at h... Read more

I Am the New Year

Friday, December 31, 2010      0 comments

I am the new year. I am an unspoiled page in your book of time. I am your next chance at the art of living. I am your opportunity to practice what you have learned about life during the last twelve months. All that you sought and didní... Read more

100 Day Challenge

Thursday, September 23, 2010      1 comments

Inspired by MEZZOANGEL's blog to not waste the last 100 days of the year. I am involved part time in the food and craft industries. On the Island, Fall is the busiest time for fairs and food fests. Over the next 10 weekends, I am already co... Read more

WTF Challenge??!! ENTRY

Monday, September 13, 2010      2 comments

Starting Weight: 246.3 Starting Measurements: (choose any 4 or more- or use the sames ones as me- whatev) Measure your Waist - 43 Measure your Hips - 53 Measure your Thigh - Measure your Calf - Measure your Upper Arm - 17.5 Meas... Read more

Neither here nor there

Thursday, September 02, 2010      0 comments

I came up with that title while I was standing in the bank line hiking up my jeans. But it can be titled: "When will I ever learn" or "Is the glass half empty or half full" or a myriad of other titles that just mean that day after day, month aft... Read more

Why Can't I Do This??

Thursday, October 29, 2009      6 comments

I guess this is more a vent than anything else... I am still struggling with seeing myself as a failure if i don't get though my to-do list. BUT I am making much more time for myself and my health - so in that aspect i am doing well - i am ... Read more

The hardest part of exercise - my 'To Do' list

Tuesday, October 20, 2009      0 comments

Yet another combined blog - had a thought yesterday but never sat down with it - and now that i am spending so much time on the bike with no IPOD (gotta invest in one of those) all I'm doing is thinking, thinking, thinking... so what am i t... Read more

Guess What I Did Today????

Sunday, October 18, 2009      3 comments

since last week i wanted to write a post called: "why i am dusting off my bike", but i never made the time - so today i am making the time to write a combined post. Our country has a "ride for hope" that benefits cancer patients/research. m... Read more

Flylady's Five Qualities of Healthy Women

Thursday, October 15, 2009      4 comments

I just read a FLYLADY email that spoke to me and I thought I would post it here, so I can be reminded and so i can share it with you. Here Flylady's Five Qualities of Healthy Women: 1)A healthy woman is AWARE. Her mouth is a treasure,... Read more


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