How to lose weight:
Have a very painful mouth sore! After OD-ing on sweet cherries, I developed a raw spot on the roof of my mouth that I exacerbated by continuing to eat. Did you know that even a banana has rough edges? LOL! It felt like it, anyway.
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Got in only my yoga this morning, and haven't written in my Journible yet. Didn't get enough sleep so I've been half drowsy all day long. I did do a little more quilting on the Xmas quilt. Starting to get control over the beast.
Enjoyed hav... Read more
That the last time I wrote a blog was last Sunday, after setting a goal of writing 5 times a week. I think it was Ben Zander who said, when you make a mistake, say "How interesting!" and move on.
Don't know Ben Zander? You'll profit from li... Read more
This is one of the shrubs I checked yesterday, not yet identified. It's in the mint family and that's all I can figure out. It's not one of the comm... Read more
Today I work in the County Extension garden. My Master Gardener group are the ones in the state that have an exhibition garden, a thing of beauty. It also requires a good deal of work. I've found this group of gardeners to be friendly, hard work... Read more
Taking it easy
I've been too casual about weight loss this summer. You can translate that as "don't care." Consequently, in the last two months I've gained 3 pounds, which doesn't sound like much, but at 72, I have to work twice as hard to lose than I used to ... Read more
Exercise and challenges
Kudos to myself for being much more consistent with my exercise. Next step: with spring coming, I want to get outside much more, not only to walk, but to do whole-body workouts with gardening, which I love.
Challenges: A newly developed ast... Read more
Weight loss in 2014
Eight tenths of a pound. Not much, right? This last year, however, involved a move to another state after 30 years in the same house, numerous trips back and forth as we moved ourselves peacemeal fashion, and a pretty disrupted schedule most of ... Read more
Big goals, or long term goals
Hmmmm.... having this new house was one of them, and now I realize I'm sort of spinning my wheels. Have had a couple of negative medical diagnoses, which are worrying me more than they should. Though I continue to exercise, worry about my health... Read more
At a standstill....
with my weight loss. After starting on the DASH diet, I almost immediately lost 8 lbs., and then started to occasionally "cheat" (still within calorie range), and have stalled. It does seem that breads, desserts and pastas work against weight lo... Read more
I have a huge problem with procrastinating on mail or phone calls. There may be some deep seated issue here, but it's probably just.... I don't like to do it.
Recently I ordered and received a rather expensive carrying case for my sewing m... Read more
My Coach challenge for today. Will finish later
Accomplishment #1 - Down 1/5 of a pound today, even after eating at an Indian restaurant with no way to track exact ca... Read more
Have you noticed this?
On the start page, near the top left, there's a motivational statement that changes every time you go to the page. Last time I was there, it said "anything can happen." Just now, when I was testing my statement, it said "You've got this!"
H... Read more
Answering Coaching question
In today's coaching session, I was asked what differences SP has made in my life--what I could do now, etc.
My first thought was "not much," mainly because my over-achieving self thought I SHOULD be a fitness guru by now, at goal weight and... Read more
Day 22 - Fill up without Filling out
I've skipped day 21 for the time being.... it's about exercising an extra 200 calories, and I'm just beginning today back to exercising after three days of coughing. Yesterday was the worst, but was a turning point. I can tell today I'm on the m... Read more