Two March Challenges
Just joined the Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge to help me with my biggest challenge, sweets. I need to be able to control my sweet tooth without banning sweets from my healthy eating.
control my cravings for sweets
limit h... Read more
Did great yesterday, followed my eating plan with no hitches all day. However, I gave in last nite to a sweet urge. GRRRR I didn't even try to resist. At the time I was working on my Swedish weaving, my hands were busy. But I put my work do... Read more
Losing my momentum
Lots of starts and stops lately, a few days of eating healthy then I go off track. This has got to stop. I think my problem is in my head. Iím always worried about something, usually finances, and that fills my head and pushes all the healthy... Read more
Did really well the last couple of days, after some false starts last week. (felt like the cold was coming back, but I fought it off) I'm back to exercising regularly and making better food choices. You don't realize how good it feels to eat ... Read more
Finally getting past cold
Finally getting over the worst cold I've had in years. Really knocked me flat. Lost my appetite, no energy, just wanted to close my eyes and veg in front of the TV, which is exactly what I did. No exercise for more than a week, the longest I'... Read more
I did great yesterday !!! I stayed in my calorie range and had ample fiber. Most important, I had NO sweets !!! A biggie for me !!!
Headed to a friend's for dinner today. She was once married to my brother, many years ago, has been remarried for more than 25 years but I still think of her as my sister in law. She's making lasagna for dinner, my Mom's recipe. I love it bu... Read more
New Year, New Goals/Promises
Each year I set goals and make promises to myself for the coming year -
2012 Goals/Promises to Myself -
Make healthy eating a priority
Increase fiber intake to at least 25 Gm daily
Be aware of portions
Get sweet tooth under co... Read more
I did pretty good over Christmas. Didn't overeat for Christmas dinner, watched portions, enjoyed the goodies but limited them. Wasn't able to fit in exercise the last two days, too busy with cooking and company. Today is a rest day, I'm exhau... Read more
Coming down the home stretch
Didn't do food journal. Got busy and forgot to pull it out.
Exercise - Monday - walking at store, at least 30"; Tuesday - strength exercises
Sweets - did OK, had two servings of my fave, Gertrude Hawke peanut butter smi... Read more
Did well with portions, didn't overeat, even when my hubby's son brought brunch on Saturday - cheese sandwiches, various muffins and bagels, cookies, danish, butters and cream cheeses for toppings. I had half a cheese sandwi... Read more
Tuesday - Friday -
Good portion control, but did slip up on the sweets yesterday.
Exercise - did strength exercises Tuesday and Friday, wii cardio exercises Wednesday and Thursday
Got my computer back yesterday afternoon. The hard driv... Read more
Friday - Monday
Counted fiber - did eat at least 22 grams each day
Sweets - did well Friday, Saturday and Monday, overdid it Sunday
Portions - Good, except for the sweets
Exercise - Friday - walking in AM, strength in PM; Saturday - 20"... Read more
Fiber - 21 grams/22 grams
Candy - overdid it again Wednesday but did good Thursday
Exercise - Wednesday - strength, sampled new wii exercise video for about 20"/Thursday - Walk It Out - 30"
Went with hubby to his ... Read more
Goals for Wednesday
Good portion control BUT I indulged in some Gertrude Hawke candy, my favorite.
Fiber - 24 grams
Exercise - did 30" Walk It Out video plus lots of store walking
Count fiber - at least 20 grams
Candy - 1 serving... Read more
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