my new favorite
My new favorite food, Green Tea. I originally posted that it was a 15 calorie snack, but the one w/o mango is zero calories! I ran out yesterday and wasn't planning on going to the store until Tuesday. DH and I are playing survivor and I alwa... Read more
cheap n easy - lettuce
On my walk this morning, I stopped at the market for a head of lettuce. One head was $1.98. I bought one and then questioned my logic for moving away from the"not as fresh" bagged salad.
Our fall 5% challenge starts in a week or so, and i... Read more
MOM ~ Are you finished working out today???
Help MOM, it is no junk food week
This week's SUMMER 5% Challenge is to eat all healthy food.
I LOVE it when a good plan comes together. I am only two pounds from my lifetime achievement weight, and with the help of our 5% challenge, I know I will reach my goal this week!!!... Read more
To My Dear Aunt Vera, my tribute.....
While I have of course known my Aunt Vera my whole life, I never really got to know her well until we lived together. Five years and a few months go by quick. Vera, Dave & I were here with Mom when she passed. We made sure Edith was never alo... Read more
Sleep Challenge in the Wild West
WELL.......For the first night in our Sleep Challenge, I slept like a baby.
Our summer bedroom has a large window opening to the river. Without air conditioning, it can really get warm during this time of year. It was hot yesterday 98 deg... Read more
Vacation & Garden Pictures
I'm telling you, I work hard on my mind over matter (MOM), to keep thinking of myself as young. I hate to admit it, but of all the new info I can absorb, new technology makes me feel old and slow! After weeks of trial and error, I feel GOOD to... Read more
Dianedoessmiles asks the question ~ "What does it mean to you to be a Spirited Underdog on the 5% challenge team?".
First, my apologies for not being active on the team this go around. I have been on a doctor ordered vacation since the... Read more
Winter to Spring 5% Challenge ~
The results are in!
When I started this challenge, I fully felt that I would reach my overall goal of 135. It was only 9 pounds for pete's sake. While that particular goal was not met, here are some of the big changes that DH and I were a... Read more
My MOM the car...
As I posted in my last blog, a new habit for me has been MOM ( mind over matter ), in areas of my life that need improvement.
Since starting on my journey with SP, my philosophy has pretty much remained the same. It has served me well, a... Read more
Another healthy habit?
Last week's LTGL challenge was to form a new habit. My new habit was to begin running outside and then on to a 5K later this spring. I strained my knee joints over exercising last week (so grateful that it is nothing worse).
My takeaway ... Read more
My healthy running habit ~ the rest of the story.
Go Dawggies Go!!!!
I fell behind on blogging this week.
I ran on the treadmill three times this ... Read more
How I plan to stay on track with my running habit.
To stay on track with my new healthy running program, I plan to take it slow. I plan on developing this habit for as long as my legs will go. I love running on my treadmill, spent most of last summer, every other day at least, water jogging, s... Read more
My healthy habit plan for Running
Since I got my treadmill, I just want to run! My foot got tender at first, so thankfully I was slowed right off the bat! DH and I both are getting a lot of great fitness minutes logged in using the treadmill.
1) To run outside here, I w... Read more
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