Movin' On - Pitiful January Results - Better Habit Building
January started off with very few bumps. I went cold turkey off the Dr Pepper, tracked my calories daily, wore my FitBit daily, and posted on Spark weekly.Five pounds gone in two weeks; then not only did the loss stall, it reversed. I was not do... Read more
There are lots of quotes that assure a person they are closer to a victory when they want to quit than they could possibly know. I know that results... Read more
Day 9 Success!
I have changed my strategy of late, preferring to say what I've done vs what I plan, which never develops. Big victory in that I have not had any s... Read more
Yep, my rewards jar received another earned dollar for Jan 2. I'd be lying if I said it has been easy - but I'm not quitting. I know that with each ... Read more
Day 1 Success and Reward Jar
So, I'm the kinda girl that works well with visuals, charts, sticky notes. I saw this neat idea on Pinterest where this person fed her jar $1 for ea... Read more
My Weight Loss Binder Part 1 of 2
Yes, I finally did it. I sat down and set goals for myself and a plan to accomplish my goals. I've read that if you think about something all day, you should do something about it. I love quotes, charts, lists, papers, binders, highlighters, gel... Read more
My Weight Loss Binder Part 2
This is part 2 of the weight loss binder I am sharing today. I have always kept a fitness-type record of exercise I did or what I ate - usually in a leftover spiral from my kids classes. I always have a yearly planner. In my more recent searches... Read more
The Good The Bad The Ugly
Don't just those words generate the lead-in flute-ish music for that? Iconic music for sure, but that isn't what this post is about.
The Good : I did not gain any weight this year.
The Bad: I did not lose any weight this year.
Th... Read more
Just some random musings as I look back at this year and forward to the new one.
1. Just because I don't know what/where this gypsy husband of mine will be/do, is no reason for me to NOT have a plan for the year. ( I actually found I had w... Read more
A New Week - Another Fresh Start
While my heart is gung-ho to get my body moving and making the best food choices, the rest of me lags. I was a good girl and Saturday morning, I did one of the workouts from PiYo - not in the correct order as it was an off day, but I wanted, no,... Read more
The Fighter in Me
I am 13 weeks post op from my first knee surgery, 12 weeks from the second. I left a three week hospital stay with a few new eating habits; salad with each lunch & dinner, very small portion sizes, no soda all day long. I continued this for the ... Read more
Aug Accountability Day Three
While I may not be happy with my goal adherence, I am pleased with the success of my day; gathered paperwork for phone calls I'll make after getting home from Austin.
No calories after 7pm .... done
Soda restricted to 2 cans daily .... no... Read more
Aug Accountability Day Two
I discussed my high pain level for the past three days with my physical therapist this morning and she suggested that I wait a few more weeks before cutting back on my pain meds. Taking one every six hours has made a huge difference today. She a... Read more
Aug Accountability Day One
A couple of my good Spark friends are posting daily blogs to be accountable. I'm not sure if I have the discipline, or the desire to do this every day, but wanted to give it a chance and see what it does for my success.
My August goals:
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Another Day One
This poster says it all for me today. It has always been my 'go-to' verse when I am overcome by the tsunamis of emotion, despair, and fear.... Read more
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