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Feb 3rd I will:
Tuesday, February 03, 2015      0 comments

Time to follow the AA lead and think one day at a time Just for today I will not eat any processed foods. Just for today I will make sure that I drink adequate water - half my weight in ounces Just for today I will make sure that I get ... Read more
Beginning Week 3
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      0 comments

Week 2 I'm continuing with my week one goals - again using the spreadsheet approach for that visual at-a-girl I get as checkmarks progress across the page. I added the goal of drinking at least 4 8 oz glasses of water a day at least 5 days a we... Read more
2014 - week 2
Monday, January 06, 2014      1 comments

Congratulations to me - first weeks goals accomplished. Although I missed 1 AM item it was only a 5 day week and the goals were set mid-day the 1st. Even though the bar was set low I don't think I would have made it if I didn't post a spreadsh... Read more
Commitments - 2014 and beyond.
Thursday, January 02, 2014      1 comments

It's a new year and a time to reflect and do some course corrections. I AM committed to being MY healthy best. I will probably never again be as slender and fit as my eighteen year old daughter but I can and will work towards a better me. ... Read more
Reflections on 2009 and goals for 2010
Saturday, January 09, 2010      0 comments

2009 On the minus side X Still not at goal weight, size or fitness level X Lost f-i-l to cancer - this was tough since less than a year before f-i-l lost battle with cancer I had unexpectedly lost my mother to a massive heart attack X ... Read more
Trying hard to overcome the bad mood my scale created
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      0 comments

These are the positives that I can think of: 1. If a great drought were to occur, my body's ability to overcome physics and overcome weight loss despite a higher calorie burn than intake would help me to survive - I could probably give half o... Read more
Maybe I can be a runner
Monday, November 02, 2009      1 comments

Have wanted to try running for a while now but every time I tried I was sore for a week afterwards. I would take off with a beautiful stride and not be able to keep it up for long so I would walk until I could breathe again and then bound off w... Read more
Avoiding the scale can be hard but for me it's necessary
Saturday, October 17, 2009      0 comments

I saw someone's note about trying to avoid the scale because of an article which talked about the negative effect. In the past I would step on the scale daily (multiple times to be truthful) I only really cared about the reading first thing in t... Read more
Not another all or nothing program
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      2 comments

Today I am revising my goals. I started out with cardio 4 times a week, strenth training 3 times a week, 10000 steos a day and some number of miles per week all as fitness goals. This is not sustainable for me at this point. I'm reducing to c... Read more