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OMG It's been a long time since I blogged!

Saturday, May 31, 2014      5 comments

Thanks go to the 5% Challenge for getting me blogging again. It is our Living the Good Life challenge of the week. I have done an awful lot of 5% Challenges in the past. Some have been more successful than others. I have been close to losi... Read more

Friday, March 13, 2013 - Update

Friday, March 08, 2013      8 comments

It's 8:45 pm and I am still at school doing report cards. The good news is, even though I know there are boxes of potato chips, granolaa bars, pizza pops etc upstairs in the canteen, I have not broken down and eaten anything. I am going home now... Read more

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - Progress report

Thursday, March 07, 2013      9 comments

So far so good today. I haven't eaten anything I shoudn't. I am stuck in my office doing report cards so that is a bigger deal than you may realize. I'm tired and leaving for home and dinner shortly. I plan to have a Healthy Choice frozen meal a... Read more

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - How'm I doin" so far?

Wednesday, March 06, 2013      7 comments

Well.... today I had a little bit of a slip. I had a good breakfast and lunch. My snacks were nutritious and low calorie. And then... I wound up doing extra supervision after school and I got hungry. So today I had some not so good snacks before... Read more

March 5, 2013 -What am I doing to encourage myself to stay on track?

Wednesday, March 06, 2013      8 comments

Well, I'm trying to maintain variety in the fruits and veggies. If it's interesting I am more likely to stick with it. When I eat raw I have hummus as dip. I LOVE hummus. So that helps. I'm feeling thinner and weighing a little less and that is ... Read more

March 4, 2013 - What am I doing to change my habit?

Monday, March 04, 2013      10 comments

I have been surrounding myself with fruits and vegetables. I'm finding when you eat a lot of these its really hard to find room for something inappropriate like a bag of chips. I have to stay on top of the grocery shopping and keep resisiting an... Read more

March 3, 2013 - How am I going to do it?

Sunday, March 03, 2013      3 comments

I'm working at staying within my daily calorie allotment. I think I need to just say NO to those impulsive (and often nutritionally deficient, high calorie) snacks. To avoid the empty feeling that usually precedes an unscheduled snack I am going... Read more

March 2, 2013 - Healthy New Habits

Saturday, March 02, 2013      4 comments

I have been having trouble staying within my recommended calorie limit. I will never be truly successful until I harness the undisciplined eating beast within. I have done it before. I just need to get back on track. So.... here's to a week of h... Read more

Amiyah (aka Mimi, aka Yahyah) at 6 Months

Saturday, March 02, 2013      11 comments

Friday, March 1, 2013 As promised here is my Granddaughter update blog. On Feb 26 (her 6 mo birthday) she had her 6 month check up and shots (on her Birthday!!). She weighs 20.5 pounds and is 27 inches long. She is a very happy... Read more

Introducing Amiyah Jhené aka Mimi

Friday, August 31, 2012      10 comments

It's been a really long time since I have blogged but I think I finally have a worthy topic. Here she is. This is Amiyah Jhené. (Ah me ah Jen ay) My first grandchild.... Read more

5%Challenge Blog #7

Friday, January 20, 2012      6 comments

Habit One: Add More Variety to My Meals Today I two things for lunch that I had not had in a very long time. Does adding to mini (very mini) cheesecakes and a cream soda to your meal constitute adding variety to your diet? I did a CPR worksho... Read more

5% Challenge Blog #6

Thursday, January 19, 2012      1 comments

Habit One: Add More Variety to My Meals Today I have turkey meatballs (Spark Cookbook) and whole wheat pasta for lunch. I'm changing up and exchanging a grapefruit for the usual apple. Habit Two: Exercise Earlier in the Day I had 2 p... Read more

5%Challenge Blog #5

Wednesday, January 18, 2012      4 comments

Humpday Habit Update Habit One: Add More Variety to My Meals Today I planned my meals in advance and included a new fruit. I bought some grapples last night. They are apples that taste like a grape. I like them but they are not cheap. I... Read more

5% Challenge Blog #4

Tuesday, January 17, 2012      6 comments

An update on my new habits. Habit One: Add More Variety to My Meals Today I reverted back to my old habits. I slept in and breakfast and lunch were grabbed on the run. Oh well, There's always tomorrow. Habit Two: Exercise Earlier i... Read more

5% Challenge Blog 3

Monday, January 16, 2012      2 comments

Just a short note to report my new habit progress. Habit One: Add More Variety to My Meals Today I had the last of my pomelo as my midmorning snack. Those things are huge. Mine lasted 3 days. Now I have to search out something a litle di... Read more


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