Week Two - Winter 5% Challenge
Saturday, January 28, 2017      6 comments

This week was definitely more successful than last week. By tracking my nutrition and drinking my water I have dropped 2 of the 4 pounds I had gained during the first week of the challenge. Exercising is still a challenge. I am used to going ... Read more
Week One - Winter 5% Challenge
Monday, January 23, 2017      5 comments

Well I did not have the best of weeks to start off the Winter 5% Challenge but not the worst either. It is true that I gained just over 4 pounds – this due to emotional overeating. But I did get in 145 minutes of exercise and set a new streak ... Read more
Just need to vent...
Monday, December 19, 2016      21 comments

I just NEED to vent.... I have had enough!!! I'll never help anyone again......EVER!!! I'm too kindhearted, or just stupid! The other day it was so cold out that I took a man into my home out of the kindness of my heart. I felt so sorry... Read more
Day 3 of 100
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      7 comments

Day 3 of 100 Days of Weight Loss Do It Anyway Most important thing I learned from today's reading was not to focus on just my feelings, but to focus on my actions. I have made a commitment to exercise and eat healthily every day and not j... Read more
Day 2 of 100
Sunday, November 27, 2016      7 comments

Day 2 or 100 Days of Weight Loss Interested or Committed? I don't think I can honestly say that I have been committed -no matter what - to losing weight. As long as it is not a real effort than I stick to my eating plan. As long as I ... Read more
My New Decluttering Plan
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      15 comments

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Day 1 of 100
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      4 comments

I have started reading the book "100 Days of Weight Loss" by Linda Spangle. I have a tendency to start reading helpful books and to get distracted or lose interest in them before I have finished them. So as a means to help keep myself accounta... Read more
Maybe this year....
Friday, November 18, 2016      9 comments

Almost every year around this time I think how much fun (and work) it would be to make a gingerbread house. Well this year I finally found an easy recipe I just might try! ... Read more
Friday, November 18, 2016      12 comments

All this time I have looked at the little emoticon/symbol by the Blogs button and thought it was a mitten. And I would think to myself, "What has a mitten got to do with blogging?" Well just now I realized that it is not a mitten but a convers... Read more
Tired today
Thursday, November 17, 2016      3 comments

Today I am feeling tired - tired enough that I had a bit of a nap this afternoon. It could be that I have not recovered from my weekend health issue. It could be that I am feeling overwhelmed by my Mom's current health issue. I live... Read more
Feeling Better
Monday, November 14, 2016      6 comments

Today I am feeling better. I did not go to the pool as I am still sore from throwing up so much on the weekend. But I plan to go tomorrow. Surprising how many muscle get used while doing something so distasteful (in more ways than one). ... Read more
Sunday, November 13, 2016      5 comments

I am just checking out the weekly challenge for this last week of the 2016 Fall 5% challenge and I see that this week’s challenge is doing a daily blog. Well, I am a bit late. Yesterday was not a great day for me health wise. For the past 3... Read more
My November Goals
Tuesday, November 01, 2016      12 comments

These are my goals for November Exercise: This morning I have bought a year pass for the local pool. I will be going 5 times a week (up from 3 times a week which was what I have been doing). Mon/Wed/Fri I will walk, tread water in deep... Read more
Planning for Success
Friday, October 28, 2016      8 comments

What is planning for success? It is: -making a menu plan for the week and sticking to it. -choosing not to bring snack foods into the house. -getting up and going to the pool on my scheduled days whether I feel like it or not. -drin... Read more
A Kick in The Butt
Sunday, October 16, 2016      8 comments

The last few days have not been that great for me, but that has been my choice to not put any effort into keeping on track. I need to give myself a kick in the butt again and get back on track for the rest of the week. So I thought I would... Read more

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