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Fresh Start #37: Thinking about Goals

Wednesday, October 07, 2015      2 comments

I've read many articles and even a book or two that focus on how important it is to set goals and what type of goals will get you where you want to be in life. You know . . . SPECIFIC, MEASURABLE, ATTAINABLE (but challenging), RELEVANT, and TIM... Read more

Fresh Start #33: Still Here!

Saturday, October 03, 2015      3 comments

It has been an eventful week! I had a hard drive failure last Tuesday so I've most been 'lurking' online ... autocorrect just makes me want to throw the tablet and/or phone out the window. To save my technology, I thought it was better t... Read more

Fresh Start #27: Up, Up, and Away!

Sunday, September 27, 2015      0 comments

No, I'm not heading to the airport for a fun trip. Maybe next time! But I woke before 8 am feeling refreshed and pretty much ready to start my day! Big Whoop Whoop for ME! Considering that I've been sleeping until 10 ish most days,... Read more

Seriously? I'm just now figuring this out?

Friday, September 25, 2015      2 comments

So . . . I'm anemic. My hemoglobin was 8.3 when I was tested on September 2nd which, according to my doctor, is a big deal. He and his Nurse Practitioner both wondered why I didn't TELL them I was fatigued and seemed amazed that I was function... Read more

Treating myself with a healthy lunch!

Thursday, September 24, 2015      1 comments

My schedule has been out of whack all day today because I overslept. Because I need to take my iron supplement on an empty stomach and then wait for at least an hour before I eat, my breakfast was closer to lunch time. Then a busy afternoon ha... Read more

Exhibit A

Wednesday, September 23, 2015      0 comments

Yesterday's blog post was Exhibit A that proves that I DO NOT need to own scale. Seriously, when weight LOSS throws me into a frenzy of misery, you know I have disordered thinking about the number on the scale. I re-read this article: ... Read more

Trying to get over my first real hurdle . . . Day 22

Tuesday, September 22, 2015      3 comments

I KNOW that a loss of no more than 1-2 pounds a week is what I want. Slow and steady is better for my health and will help me to turn this whole journey into a lifestyle change instead of a diet. I KNOW this and that is what I've been telling ... Read more

Let's Hear it for Saturday!

Saturday, September 19, 2015      1 comments

Wow . . . Day 19! I still on track with my eating . . . I've had a few meals out and have been able to jump right back in to my healthy eating for the next meal. That is kind of a big deal for me . . . in the past, I've let a not-quite-h... Read more

Day 16!

Wednesday, September 16, 2015      0 comments

Another great day! The food thing is going well . . . I know from past experience that as long as I pay ATTENTION, I can eat delicious food that is good for me AND lose weight! WooHoo! Got to work on the exercise next!... Read more

ANOTHER fresh start!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015      3 comments

Wonder how many new beginnings I will need? LOL This time, I'm 15 days in . . . and at least a few pounds down as of last week at the doctor's office. I can't say what I weigh THIS week because I got rid of my scales a few years back - Ye... Read more

Back in the game . . .

Monday, April 21, 2014      2 comments

Yup. Time to get back at it! My goal for the week is to do better than I did LAST week and then post about it. Easy enough, huh? Here I go . . . emoticonRead more

Virtuous Circle: New Days 2 & 3

Sunday, August 15, 2010      2 comments

So, yesterday was DAY 2 of my planned upward spiral and I'm happy to report a small victory . . . Without going into elaborate details about why (let's just say it was the perfect storm of circumstance), I began craving CAKE . . . or DONUTS... Read more

Virtuous Circle: New Day #1

Friday, August 13, 2010      0 comments

I've been here a LOOOOONG time. Sometimes I'm 100% committed - sometimes, not so much. I've climbed 'back on the wagon' so many times you'd think my arms would be in great shape! When I 'catch' myself slipping, of course, I want to get back o... Read more

Good News! I'm Anemic!

Thursday, June 24, 2010      2 comments

No, I am NOT crazy! LOL It is good news because it explains some stuff AND it is something I can fix! Yeah! I've been 'doing right' since the end of February . . . I'm eating better than I've ever eaten, I'm excercising regularly, and I'... Read more

Exercise: Nature vs Nurture

Tuesday, June 01, 2010      1 comments

Coach Jen's DailySpark Post today really got me thinking (Read it . . .
make_you_want_to_exercise In my family, some folks are very active, others . . . not so much... Read more

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