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Riding out the Storm
Friday, July 07, 2017      4 comments

Last night I had a bit of an emotional set-back. I think I mentioned I'm going through some stuff. Anyway, I was feeling upset and after journaling about it, I decided to go for a walk. It was supposed to rain all day, but it kept getting pushed... Read more
More Good Than Bad
Thursday, July 06, 2017      8 comments

I really do feel more motivated than I've been in a while to stick to my efforts! I'm not 100% perfect about it, but I'm not letting that derail me. As usual, I'm keeping close tabs in Sparkpeople and in my lil spreadsheet. So I know where I'm ... Read more
Let Freedom Ring!
Tuesday, July 04, 2017      8 comments

Hello again, Sparklers! emoticon ... Read more
Starting Over. Again.
Saturday, June 03, 2017      7 comments

Life has been tumultuous lately and my fitness has fallen by the wayside. I'm feeling motivated again and am trying to do all those things I know I need to do. Summer means lots of biking, and I love that!... Read more
Biggest Loser Update
Monday, April 10, 2017      6 comments

Here's a quick update on how Biggest Loser is going: UGH! I started the first week off GREAT and then fizzled by the end of the week. Truth is I have some personal stuff going on right now that's a bit... um.... chaotic. So it's been harder... Read more
Day 6 of Biggest Loser
Friday, April 07, 2017      7 comments

Oops. I went off the rails yesterday. Overdid it, eating-wise, all day long, especially at dinner at a Mexican restaurant. I'm still full. Back on track today. Lots and lots of water.... Read more
Day 5 of Biggest Loser
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      7 comments

Today... get ready. You are NOT gonna believe this. I ran IN THE MORNING. I am NOT a morning person. I like to run at 4 or 5 pm. But I did it. I'm still building up stamina since I had a cold. So... there was MUCH walking on this run, but hey, I... Read more
Days 3-4 of Biggest Loser
Tuesday, April 04, 2017      3 comments

I'm doing pretty well as far as eating lighter and exercising. My biggest problems right now are..... stress and lack of sleep. I'm working on both of them! I'll share more later. Not much to say today.... Read more
Day 2 of Biggest Loser
Sunday, April 02, 2017      3 comments

Yesterday I ran. Today I hiked. Both days I went a bit over my own calorie goal, but not over Sparkpeople's maximum for me. Something to continue to work at. I had a Jimmy John's vegetarian sandwich today, and I found it on SP for like 60... Read more
Biggest Loser Begins Again
Saturday, April 01, 2017      3 comments

April 1 - April 30 I'm running a little Biggest Loser challenge with friends on Facebook. This is my all-in effort to FINALLY re-find my motivation and lose 10 pounds! I've had many stops & starts since losing 40 6 years ago. So. It begins. ... Read more
Facing the Music
Thursday, January 19, 2017      5 comments

Howdy! I'm doing a little better with eating and exercise -- getting back on track! Hurrah! Last night I ran for the first time since having my knee inspected by Dr. nearly 3 weeks ago. I mostly walked -- ran 1 minute for every 4 walked. B... Read more
Ice, Ice Baby
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      5 comments

Today in paradise, EVERYTHING is closed due to icy conditions. I'm hoping things melt or get cleared away by late morning so I can venture out. Yesterday I managed to eat a little better -- not quite in the 1200-1300 range I was aiming for.... Read more
January: Fresh Beginnings!
Monday, January 16, 2017      5 comments

I vanished! Like magic! No, really, I've just got a whole lot of personal stuff going on right now. I can see why losing weight worked for me a few years back. I had the time and space in my life to 100% obsess on food and exercise. Now… i... Read more
Eating and Sleeping for Health
Friday, December 09, 2016      4 comments

My sleeping struggle continues, but I do believe I've gotten my appetite back. A friend sent me some Advocare SleepWorks, and it worked like a charm two nights ago. Last night, not so much. I only took a half dose both nights. I'll try a f... Read more
Resuming Normal
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      7 comments

Things are going a little better. I'm eating a little more, sleeping a little more, getting things sorted out a little more. #lifeisgood I was a little nervous that the weight I dropped quickly would creep back on if I started eating like a... Read more

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