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Summer is flying and so am I
Wednesday, August 01, 2012      2 comments

Today's adventure with my two gandsons was 36 holes of miniature golf. I hadn't played in years and it was their first time at 7 and 9. It was a hot, hot day, but we really had a lot of fun. This whole summer has been filled with adventures w... Read more
Slow, but steady
Monday, July 30, 2012      3 comments

I get so discouraged when I read about those amazing Sparks losing lots of weight in some pretty amazingly 'speedy' ways. My own progress has been really slow. However, when I look back I see there has actually been progress. I can exercise l... Read more
Elliptical success and challenge
Monday, July 30, 2012      4 comments

It was too hot to exercise outdoors yesterday so I hit the gym, did some weights and finally succeeded in going an hour on the elliptical. Now, I hope to replicate that often and set it for a more challenging setting. We'll see how it goes ove... Read more
A new interim goal
Saturday, July 28, 2012      1 comments

Dr. Fuhrman helped me budge a little from a long standing plateau. But, then I've been stuck again since I quit that little challenge. In three weeks our son's family will be with us and we will do a road trip as a part of their visit. While ... Read more
One more day...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      1 comments

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A few changes to fall off the plateau
Sunday, June 10, 2012      2 comments

So, for 4 days I've now been following (pretty well) the 90/10% "crash" diet recently featured on Dr. Oz show. To eat only about 150 calories of fats, meats and dairy, plus no sugar is a definite challenge. However, focussing on fruits, veggi... Read more
90/10 Eating Plan Trial
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      2 comments

emoticonI'm trying something new to me...Dr. Joel Fuhrman's 90/10 plan recently featured by Dr. Oz. The testimonies ... Read more
Between now and July 4!
Monday, June 04, 2012      1 comments

I've been on a bit of a weight plateau recently and am ready to find my way to another stair step on my way down this journey. ... Read more
Lots of steps, a little progress
Friday, June 01, 2012      3 comments

I've managed t keep up pretty well on my walking and other exercise lately. Yesterday I worked on hula hoop for awhile and did a bunch of squats while watching a health program. Then I walked out the door to handle some errands in the area. I... Read more
Walk, walk and walk again...
Monday, May 28, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday, I logged nearly 15,000 steps at our air show. I was pleasantly surprised I could do that since I had walked quite a bit the day before, too. So, I was even more gratified when I walked with my dh today. I never walk so many days in... Read more
DH Says, "Lose Weight!"
Monday, May 21, 2012      2 comments

Ouch! For years I've complained about weight struggles. I've yoyo dieted most of my life. Today, I lamented once again that I need someone to hold me accountable as I do a lousy job of it on my own or in print. My doctor is no help. He need... Read more
Off Track Again!!!
Monday, May 14, 2012      3 comments

Mother's Day was not what I had hoped it to be. Yet, we did get to spend part of the day with our daughter's family. Our oldest grandson broke his arm - clean break through both bones of his left forearm, Friday night. He may yet need surgery... Read more
Gotta stay on track despite...
Monday, April 16, 2012      3 comments

My 98 year old mom fell again last evening right after I got off phone with her. She's been treating a uti and I was concerned because it grew out a particularly nasty bacteria this time. She's fallen a few times in the past while having a uti... Read more
Overeating as Habit
Thursday, April 12, 2012      0 comments

After reading a health article in SP about 10 reasons why we overeat, I thought of one not specifically mentioned - habit. I started eating an after school snack as a young child. Whether it was when I got home or on those days I stopped at th... Read more
Coffee filters are healthy - 2?
Thursday, April 12, 2012      3 comments

After hearing that paper filters filter out two compounds from coffee that can increase cholesterol, I researched further and found that tidbit to be true. So, I'm going to cut out the Starbuck's lattes for awhile and use paper filters in my po... Read more

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