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Working towards a Goal
Wednesday, June 04, 2014      1 comments

I am working towards the goal of being able to walk the trails in Yellowstone National Park next year. We have reservations for next June and I want to be able to explore the park having enough energy to enjoy myself. We are taking our grandson ... Read more
Here again
Sunday, June 01, 2014      1 comments

It is embarrassing to look at my past record of not sticking with my goals. But, one thing about me is that I don't give up and I'm back again. I'm starting with very small steps and will hope to continue on a healthy path. I am setting a goal f... Read more
Other Motivational Ideas
Sunday, September 30, 2012      1 comments

Okay, the scale is not making me happy so I'm looking at other positives. I am choosing to learn a new hobby. So, I think my start at a healthy journey is giving me the" umph" to start something new. That is a positive.... Read more
The Plate
Sunday, September 23, 2012      1 comments

Okay, the government guideline of using a 9 inch plate divided into the sections, 1/4 protein, 1/4 carbs, 1/2 veggies and fruit along with a dairy, makes sense. I'm going to try that this week.... Read more
Trying the Coach
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      1 comments

As I can see from my last blog which was in March, I have been unfocused on my healthy journey for awhile. It is time to focus. My ah-ha movement was in a casino with my husband in Reno, visiting my daughter and her husband, and I was going up a... Read more
Let me repeat... Still Trying!
Sunday, March 11, 2012      1 comments

It is a lifetime journey and I am struggling with this journey as of now, but I am not giving up. I am preparing for the Spring 5% Challenge. This is my third challenge and I haven't been successful yet. This time is going to be different. ... Read more
Trying still
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      1 comments

Okay, I have been thinking and rereading my reasons to lose weight and get healthier. Well, to enjoy life more... Blah, blah. blah. Then I have something about having more energy, blah, blah, blah. To be around for my family, blah, blah, blah. M... Read more
Habit to do
Monday, January 16, 2012      2 comments

Okay my baby step, I will not eat or drink drinks with calories after 7:30. I can do it!!!... Read more
Looking back
Sunday, January 15, 2012      3 comments

I looked back at the goals that I set at the beginning of the Winter Challenge. (I guess I should have been doing that all along!) The goals were not unrealistic... I just lost track of them. So now this morning I read an article and the l... Read more
Encouraging Me
Saturday, January 14, 2012      6 comments

I'm not sure if I know how to encourage myself because I am not doing very well at it now. I am eating TOO much and I am not moving enough. For awhile I was pushing myself to do at least 10 minutes a day of exercise but now I have missed that fo... Read more
Trigger Foods - Winter Challenge 5%
Sunday, November 27, 2011      0 comments

It's not so much about trigger foods but about trigger times. I have known that I am an emotional eater but I thought I ate for every emotion. Through this last year or so, I have discovered that I am an EATER when I am TIRED and when I am ANXIO... Read more
Winter Challenge 5% Whys
Sunday, November 27, 2011      0 comments

Why I want to be healthy, get healthier... I want to take part in life I want to have the energy to find pleasure in living I want to live an active, healthy lifestyle hiking the National Parks with my husband I want to enjoy the world ... Read more
Winter Challenge 5% Goals
Sunday, November 27, 2011      0 comments

I will exercise daily for a minimum of 10 minutes for the 56 days of the challenge. I will follow my SparkPeople Nutrition Program, staying within the suggested calorie range. I will cook healthy meals from the SP cookbook or SP recipe websi... Read more
Time to give thanks
Thursday, November 24, 2011      2 comments

Today is a good day for me to focus on the positive... I went to the doctor's yesterday to talk about my anxiety/depression issues that I have dealt with most of my life. The positive is that I went to the doctor. That was a big step to go ... Read more
Time to start again
Monday, November 07, 2011      1 comments

Okay, haven't blogged in a long while because... just because. I have not been able to find my fire and focus on my journey. I have been plodding through the same 'mud puddle' for 2 1/2 months. Not making any forward strides in my progress, and ... Read more

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