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Challenging Myself To Track Properly

Monday, October 05, 2015      12 comments

Tracking is such an important part of our journey to lose weight. It is a habit that began, for me, when I started Weight Watchers. I was successful with WW because throughout the day I would list what I ate. Therefore, I would not forget any... Read more

There Is SOME Progress...Still On My Journey

Saturday, September 26, 2015      21 comments

It is autumn, already, the year is passing quickly. I have made some progress in my journey. I can tell that my waist is a bit smaller due to my combo of strength exercises and cardio. Not eating after dinner and water intake has also helped. I ... Read more

Had A Nice Day - Smile

Wednesday, September 09, 2015      20 comments

What a nice day. I missed the gym but I did take a walk. I went to get my nails done. Also, had a great chat with a friend. I stepped on the scale. There is no recent weight loss. But no gain either. I am continuing to skip any eating after... Read more

This And That......On A Saturday

Saturday, September 05, 2015      18 comments

I have gained 3 pounds in the past month. I normally stay close to the same weight. Too many activities have revolved around food recently. I have not decreased any exercise so that is not an issue. I have decided NO FOOD after 6pm. Normally, I ... Read more

Better Choices

Thursday, August 13, 2015      16 comments

After I read my Spark Friend, MexGal1's recent blog, it brought to mind things that I see at the grocery store. When I go grocery shopping I see so much junk food. I am a bit nosy and often look in others grocery carts. When I see a cart full ... Read more

It Has Been A Busy Summer But I Am Seeing Progress

Wednesday, August 12, 2015      18 comments

This summer we have had three sets of family members visit us. It was great, but it certainly kept us busy. I will say that it has made our retired and slow lives a lot more interesting. I have been able to keep up with exercise. I had to skip t... Read more

I Avoided Another Major Fall (Thank You God) - This Time It Was The Shower!

Thursday, July 23, 2015      28 comments

Being an active BLC Camo Crew member, exercise is so important for me. In 2011 I fell and broke several bones. One left me with a disability in my right shoulder. Today I woke up and decided to head to the gym. So I went to the shower before put... Read more

I will be using the all knowing Magic 8 Ball to make all decisions!

Sunday, July 19, 2015      18 comments

Sometimes I feel as though I may as well use a magic 8 ball to make decisions. I sometimes make the craziest decisions. It is the same way wit... Read more

Busy Week, Family, My Jeans Were Tight Today

Friday, July 17, 2015      12 comments

We are enjoying our week. Because we are retired, many days are slow and quiet. It is only when we have family with us that we have a lot of activity. My exercise has continued this week. I have not been able to go to the gym as often. But I hav... Read more

Feeling Better

Tuesday, June 23, 2015      23 comments

It has been a couple of weeks since I started using a CPAP for severe sleep apnea. I was hesitant at first. I really did not want to sleep with it. As a person that has had severe headaches, since childhood, I am pleasantly surprised that ... Read more

On A Snacking Binge

Sunday, June 07, 2015      14 comments

It seems that I do so well eating within calorie range for 2 or 3 weeks. I find that I then fall back into the mode of snacking. When I was young, e... Read more

It's Swimsuit Season

Sunday, May 24, 2015      18 comments

I live in Florida, basically swimsuit season is very long here. Now I know that at 60, a bikini is not in my foreseeable future. Well, having said t... Read more

Sleep Apnea - A CPAP is in my future

Tuesday, April 28, 2015      16 comments

Finally, I have the long awaited results from my first sleep study. The diagnosis is Severe Sleep Apnea. The test was requested by my cardiologist. There were 203 breathing... Read more

Are You Ready? BLC 28 Challenge

Thursday, April 16, 2015      8 comments

Do you enjoy challenges? While I am not a competitive person, I do often challenge myself. I enjoy doing various exercises. I bore easily. Therefore, I do something differ... Read more

30 Years Later

Thursday, April 02, 2015      19 comments

I was going through photos today. I wanted to add an old photo of me to my photo gallery. I wanted to inspire myself to get that spark to lose more weight. More important than weight, I want to lose more inches. That has always been the most imp... Read more

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