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    JEANKNEE   91,334
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Looks Can Be Deceiving

Sunday, September 20, 2015      13 comments

I realize the images I've uploaded are small. But, ... Read more

Zeroing in ...

Tuesday, September 01, 2015      14 comments

Comments: This challenge* continues to be particularly supportive for me. It has been instrumental to my success in both the weight loss and maintenance phases. Center Weight: 123.0 lbs Maintenance Range: 119.31 lbs - 126.69 lbs Usi... Read more

Love my SPAT

Sunday, August 16, 2015      6 comments

emoticon My pondering of the numbers. If you dislike numbers, proceed with CAUTION! The acronym SPAT re... Read more

Let's Call it Good!

Sunday, August 16, 2015      9 comments

I have been eating at reduced levels for 2 weeks now and the upward trend that began the end of July appears to be turning around. It has not quite come back to where it was before the upward climb began. But, I am essentially where I would like... Read more

Observations, Thoughts ... Note to Self

Wednesday, August 12, 2015      12 comments

I discovered something interesting this morning as I tracked my daily weigh-in. I noticed my scale weight has ridden above the trend line for the last 3 days. The 7-day average has ridden above the 12-week weight average for the last 11 days a... Read more

Balancing Act

Sunday, August 09, 2015      11 comments

My experience over the last 13 months with maintenance leaves me thinking of tight rope walkers. It is a balancing act. There is much to be ba... Read more

Another PT Appointment Today

Thursday, July 30, 2015      15 comments

This morning I had my fourth visit with the physical therapist since being diagnosed with the fractured pelvis. Strength in my legs was re-assessed, new exercises were introduced and I was told to dial it down. I mistakenly thought that wi... Read more

No Burn, Baby, Burn Challenge Award for Me this Month and That's Okay!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      15 comments

Disclaimer: Calories burned are an ESTIMATE! I use a SparkActivityTracker, GPS watch, and/or a heart rate monitor to estimate fitness minutes and calories burned. That being said, these estimates have worked well for me. I have been routinel... Read more

Desperate for Cardio and an Experiment

Friday, July 24, 2015      18 comments

Since the injury made itself evident in March, it has been essentially impossible for me to elevate my heart rate without exacerbating symptoms. As directed by orthopedics, whenever symptoms are exacerbated, I am to CEASE ALL ACTIVITY outside o... Read more

What's a person to do?

Thursday, July 09, 2015      18 comments

Over the last several days I read the article, "Why it’s time to kick your diet pop habit"
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Tuesday, July 07, 2015      14 comments

The journey of the last two years has not only involved small changes, executed consistently ... It has also been an exercise in perseverance. Never has this been more true than the last 16+ weeks following the emergence of an injury and its ev... Read more

Small Changes, Exectuted Consistently, POWERFUL!

Saturday, July 04, 2015      24 comments

I know this. I have seen it at work in my life over the last couple of years. It continues to strike me how amazingly POWERFUL small changes executed consistently over time can be! So, for any of you that may be thinking that you are not ... Read more


Friday, July 03, 2015      16 comments

SparkPeople’s Tracking Tools – Nutrition, Fitness, Weight, and SparkActivityTracker - have been instrumental tools supporting my efforts to improve my health, fitness and well-being. Use them! You’ll be glad you did! Being that I ... Read more

June Daily Weigh-In

Tuesday, June 30, 2015      12 comments

What follows is my last post with SparkPeople's Largest Virtual Weigh-In Team for the month of June. This month saw a true decline in weight -- the first experienced since my sideways trend emerged in December 2014. *********************... Read more

Life's Lessons

Thursday, June 25, 2015      11 comments

I have been thinking today about yesterday’s fire and its lessons. Life has a way of teaching us things when we have the ears to hear, the eyes to see and are willing to learn. What we do with these lessons is up to us. Read more

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