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Commitment: Does yours have roots?
Albert Einstein has said, "The very definition of insanity is to keep doing the same thing over and over again, expecting different results." Is this where you are? Does this personify your behavior day in and day out? You know what to do; move ... Read more
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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