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Balanced Life Challenge Day 1
What makes me feel unbalanced?
Well, little to no exercise for one! I don't have the motivation to get up and do it on a consistent basis. And taking time for myself---
These are very difficult when I work a 12 hour day--- or is this ju... Read more
Ok, I warned you I was bad at keeping this blogging up! But we can always start again... I am an expert at starting again!.
So let me tell you ----- consistency is something teases me just outside my reach. I do well for a while then bang! I f... Read more
Gotta tell ya this morning --- We got a little dog yesterday afternoon!!
she is so cute, 2 years old and a chihuahua/dachshund mix. She warmed up to me as soon as we got home. Now I have a little walking partner (she probably won't be able t... Read more
Ok, so I am a bad blogger! I have missed days writing a blog -- another goal to meet!
so everything is going pretty well, tracking my food, really evaluating whether or not I really need or want that extra bite!
I am improving on my exerci... Read more
Well, plans changed (as they often do) but for the better--- I got off early today so off to the greenway trail to walk 2 miles with DH.
Had a really nice walk -- sun was shining, although it was still a little cool, but what a day!!!
T... Read more
Found my sparky thingy... so happy about that.
I woke up to find white stuff coming from the sky! So no walking outside today. So I got myself together and went to the gym.
I did the treadmill and elipital -- good workout! Tracked my food ... Read more
Well it has been an up and down type of week. but still tracking my food, exercise has been quite a challenge with stuff going on in my life and the time change.
so I will need to go by the gym on my way home -- too dark by the time I get off... Read more
Been tracking and walking and I am down 1.6 pounds this week! Go Me!
Feeling good and getting those cravings under control.
I even bought Halloween candy that I don't like! Looking forward to shedding more pounds...... Read more
Woot Woot The scale is beginning to move in the right direction! I know I will be still experience a little up and down, but as long as I am trending downward I am jumping for joy!
Today is another work day -- working in IT today -- which me... Read more
Well, I was just too tired and needed to chill last night after working a 12 hour shift at the hospital, to make this post. So here I am at 6 am.
But still tracking, tracking, tracking. ... Read more
Today was a kick back kind of day. I did walk for about 10 minutes and enjoyed the day. It was beautiful here. Tracked my food.
the scale is going the wrong way again, but I will NOT be swayed! Continuing to track and exercise.
tomorrow is ... Read more
Day 4 of streak
Well, made it through another day of tracking and exercising.
Had a great time at my grandson's birthday party -- he turned 11 years old. The kids went out to play a little football and guess what??? Here comes Grama! We played about 30-40 mi... Read more
Day 4 of my streak
OK, must admit, I was tooooo tired last night to make this entry, so I'm doing it this morning.
I tracked my food--- didn't overeat, took the stairs at work, I worked a 12 hour day iu ICU....
So I am still on my plan
This morning I... Read more
Day 3 of my streak
well, I made to the end of day 3! still tracking my food and today I walked 37 minutes for 2 miles.
tomorrow I'm working a 12 hour shift, so it will be hard to go waking after dark.
My plan? take the stairs whenever possibl... Read more
Day 2 streak
Second day in a row!! Woot Woot! I tracked my food and walked 20 min/1 mile -- half was up hill!
Feeling good -- but have to admit my plan for today was to go for a walk when I got up, but when I noticed it was 36 degrees when I got up, I dec... Read more