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Flooding in Central Texas today

Sunday, May 24, 2015      1 comments

Last night, the Blanco River in Hays county began to rise. In fact, according to what I read, the river rose 9 feet in 15 minutes, and 33 feet in 3 hours! Many people are stranded on their roofs or in their attics and are being rescued by helico... Read more

05/24/2015: My plan isn't working

Sunday, May 24, 2015      8 comments

So far I've had a great start in BLC28, but I am suffering. This level of fitness and my food plan is not one I think I can sustain for life, so I need to either figure out what I can add into my menus that will give me more calories and ye... Read more

05/20/2015: P.A.W.S.E

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      1 comments

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My Reasons To Stay Motivated

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      9 comments

Today, on my start page, I saw an article about reasons to stay motivated. Here are mine: 1) To FINALLY win this battle!!! 2) Feel the “wow!” at the end of a workout 3) Feel the inner joy at the end of the day 4) Fit in... Read more

05/19/15 Evaluation and Adjustments

Tuesday, May 19, 2015      3 comments

Today, I had a LOT more cardio planned but quite frankly, I simply wasn't up to it. I did 42 minutes of walking up and down hills on gravel (hiking?) and called it a day. I felt really sick afterward and just needed another rest day. I feel much... Read more

05/18/15 Evaluation and Adjustments to Plan

Monday, May 18, 2015      3 comments

I woke up at 3:30 this morning and again, I was wide awake until about 6AM. I went back to bed and slept until 9AM. I don't know what is waking me up so early and keeping me awake for so long, but it put me behind in my schedule for today. ... Read more

Stars for Rewards

Sunday, May 17, 2015      2 comments

Here is my list of rewards for losing weight, getting fit, and living healthy: emoticon Earn a star for ever... Read more

05/16/15: Today's evaluation and adjustments for tomorrow

Sunday, May 17, 2015      4 comments

Today I felt absolutely wrung out so I took a day of rest. I don't think I have been eating enough calories, so I might add one more snack during the day if I can find the time for it. I'm trying to keep my carb count to around 40 for each ... Read more

WEC : 05/15/15 - 05/18/20

Friday, May 15, 2015      5 comments

May 15th: emoticon #1-Define and blog your goals for this round...short, mid, and long term! Make the S.M.A.R... Read more

Today's evaluation and planned adjustments for tomorrow

Thursday, May 14, 2015      2 comments

I am struggling to get everything done during the day in time to be in bed by 9PM. I overslept this morning and I was also having back pain from yesterday's workout. I put on my TENS unit and wore it all day, even when working out. That hel... Read more

Practicing my PAWSE

Wednesday, May 13, 2015      3 comments

P.A.W.S.E. – May 13, 2015 P (Plan)- Thursday: Food: Breakfast- Skim-Banana-Protein Shake + 1 T. Blood Orange Olive Oil (after exercise) (30 carbs) Snack: Apple & PB w/ 1T. bran (21 carbs) Lunch: Spinach-Romaine-Mandarin ... Read more

I'm trying to envision my life as it could be.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      5 comments

I was reading this article on my start page this morning about writing a weight loss vision statement. Here is the link:
?id=695&page=2 I have been able to imag... Read more

Visualizing Success (One Choice At A Time)

Sunday, May 03, 2015      5 comments

I have mentioned before that I am reading a great book titled The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson. The cover would cause one to think that it is about financial success and might also cause one who is trying to lose weight and become healthy to just p... Read more

Goals, Reasons, and Plan

Saturday, May 02, 2015      5 comments

(This blog will be edited as I make changes to my plan.) DEADLINE: December 16, 2016 (May 2, 2015 - Dec. 16, 2016 = 594 days or 84 weeks and 6 days. Therefore, I must lose 1.09 pounds/week to meet deadline.) (Dec. 16th is about h... Read more

Gearing Up for BLC28

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      3 comments

BLC28 is almost here! (May 12th) Yay!!! I have been SO out of the groove since I fell out of BLC27 due to medical issues. I've been reading a good book called "The Slight Edge" by Jeff Olson. It seems to be mostly common sense, but it ... Read more

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