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Retired now, no excuses

Wednesday, June 17, 2015      0 comments

Now that I am officially retired after 31 years of teaching, I am looking forward to having more time for healthy eating and exercise. While teaching, I was up at 5:45, left at 6:30, ate breakfast during the 30 minute commute and arrived at sch... Read more

How did I get here again?

Thursday, October 09, 2014      4 comments

Here I am starting over again and wondering how I got to this point. I had lost 46 pounds and said never again. But slowly, over the past five years, I have gained it back. First ankle injury and PT, then a bulging disc in my back putting pre... Read more

Keep Going

Wednesday, January 08, 2014      1 comments

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7 Days Later...

Tuesday, January 07, 2014      5 comments

Here we are 7 days into 2014, so far I have tracked calories everyday. I have worked out 5 days out of the past seven. Sounds like a great start, however, I have only bee... Read more

Try, try again!

Tuesday, December 31, 2013      1 comments

] New Years is such a motivating time! I am ready to try again. I resolve to track calories daily, not skipping anything. This is my best tool for weight loss. I also ne... Read more

Forward from a Friend

Sunday, October 13, 2013      1 comments

Asked by a Spark friend to copy and paste ..... We could all use these words of encouragement now and then. Everyone will go thrugh some hard times at some point. Life isn't easy. Just something to think about...Did you know the peo... Read more

Do or Do Not Do

Sunday, July 14, 2013      3 comments

I am getting real today! I lost forty pounds two years ago for my 50th birthday. I did not want to be a fat old woman. Somehow, being young made it more acceptable. I ... Read more

Akumal Vacation

Tuesday, June 18, 2013      1 comments

I just returned from an amazing snorkeling vacation. Seven days and no rain. Beautiful beach and an all-inclusive resort. We snorkeled with sea turtles every day. It wa... Read more

Rollercoaster

Monday, April 29, 2013      2 comments

OK, since my last blog I have not done well. I got sick over spring break. It took a couple of weeks to recover, many missed workouts and too much comfort food. I now have a lot of make-up work to do. Life happens, and you have to be in it f... Read more

Four for Five

Saturday, April 06, 2013      3 comments

I had a small setback in my workout streak yesterday. I woke up feeling worse and decided it was time to visit Med Express. One of my favorite doctors was on duty and told... Read more

Three for Three

Thursday, April 04, 2013      4 comments

Spring Break got off to a busy start. We had an Easter dinner party at our house on Sunday, which meant cleaning and cooking all day Saturday. Monday I went to visit an o... Read more

Good Day at School

Monday, March 25, 2013      4 comments

We had snow last night, but no delay and school was held as scheduled. I was glad because Spring Break starts on Friday for students and we needed to get a day of classes ... Read more

Back on track

Sunday, March 17, 2013      2 comments

After two weeks of travel for work, I was happy to be at home the past 5 days. I returned home late Tuesday night. Up three pounds, feeling slow and sluggish, after miss... Read more

March Rollercoaster

Sunday, March 10, 2013      1 comments

Weather and weight, this month has been a rollercoaster. Snow day on Wednesday and 73 degrees today! I am liking this change in the weather. I worked in the garden for ... Read more

Starting over again

Sunday, March 03, 2013      2 comments

I arrived home yesterday from three days at the state conference. Eating out and staying in the hotel make it difficult to stick to a healthy plan. I had meetings from 8... Read more


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