Day 6 of 6 to Weight Loss Success
Am I Full Yet?
The question may take longer to answer than you think. It takes 15 minutes or more for the message that we're full to get from our stomachs to our brains. So take a few minutes before digging into that next helping. Having tr... Read more
Day 5 of 6 tips to weight loss success
How Much is Enough Activity?
You need to get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity per day, most days of the week to help burn up extra calories. But give yourself credit for the activities that you're already doing. Common acti... Read more
Day 4 of 6 tips to weight loss success
Keep an eye on the size!
Did you know that we eat most of what is on our plate, no matter what the size of the plate? When at home, try using smaller plates; they will help you take smaller portions. When eating out, share an entree! Studie... Read more
Day 3 of 6 tips to weight loss success
Balance your (food) checkbook.
Keep a diary of what you eat and how much physical activity you get each day. Then, at the end of each week, record your weight in the same diary. You and your health provider can use this information to adjus... Read more
Day 2 of 6 tips to weight loss success
Make yourself an offer you can't refuse.
Before starting to reach your next goal, offer yourself a promise like this, "If I reach my goal this (day, week, month), I will treat myself to a well deserved (Fill in a reward here, but not a foo... Read more
Day 1 of 6 tips to weight loss success
BE A SMART PLANNER
SMART means Specific, Measured, Appropriate, Realistic, and Time-bound about what you plan to achieve For example, if your goal is to increase your physical activity, then write down the type of activity you plan to do, h... Read more
More quotes to ponder
There is never time to do it right, but there is always time to do it over.
~ Carl W. Buechner
I may forget what someone may say or do, but I do not forget how they made me feel.
Nobody grows old merely by living a number... Read more
Found a couple good ones!
"The amount of sleep required by the average person is about five minutes more."
"Lord help me to relax about insignificant details beginning tomorrow at 7:41:23 am PST"
I am thinking I need about 30 mins. ... Read more
This week's quotes.
You cannot add to the peace and goodwill of the world if you fail to create an atmosphere of harmony and love right where you live and work.
To think bad thoughts is really the easiest thing in the world. If you leave your ... Read more
We had a family wedding this past weekend and had a blast. We took our camper down to IA. to a campground that has a lot to be desired in Forest City, IA. The wedding was 30 miles from there. The groom's family (we are the bride's family) has a... Read more
Life is no brief candle to me. It is sort of a splendid torch. Handing it on to future generations.
Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.
Enjoy the little things, for one day, you m... Read more
40th Wedding Anniversary!!
A day of remembering for us. We celebrated rather quietly by going out to breakfast with a couple that will be heading south next week and their anniversary is Mon. We usually celebrate together. Then one son, wife & daughter came over. We are g... Read more
I found this quote and then the little joke and though them to be very appropriate for a blog. I can only pray that I find that 183 in the near/far future. Please enjoy it.
"Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving b... Read more
Diamond in the Rough
I am borrowing the Reflections for today because I think it brings all of us a very strong and beautiful message. I do believe that our greatest asset is patience and that is something we all have learned or need. Rome wasn't built in a day. We ... Read more
My D-I-L asked us to join her in her support group for overeaters which was this evening. She was the only one that invited more than their husband. She had 5 people there for her network of support. The program is very similar to the support I ... Read more