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Week 11 Results & Week 12 Goals
Thursday, March 23, 2017      4 comments

I feel like I am living the Lost Weekend (without the alcohol) every week. Another week has gone by and I have not accomplished what I hoped to, mostly around calories. ... Read more
Week 10 Results & Week 11 Goals
Wednesday, March 15, 2017      8 comments

Week 10 was a mediocre week. I was still getting over my cold and my exercise calories burned show it. How I did on my goals? ... Read more
Weeks 8 & 9 Results: Week 10 Goals
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      6 comments

Week 8 was my vacation week and I did okay all things considered: we ate out most meals on vacation except for a couple of lunches. You can always make smart choices but may not have the choice or the mood to do so. ... Read more
Wednesday, March 01, 2017      9 comments

Back from a great vacation! We have stayed here before but managed to find things to do that were new to us. We went on a boat cruise around the bay. It was fun to see things from a different perspective. We also went to a Wildlife Reserv... Read more
Week 6&7 Results and Week 8 Goals
Tuesday, February 21, 2017      4 comments

As you can tell by the gap, I was not on my game for week 6-7. I didn’t do horribly but wasn’t checking in enough to keep my accountable. For whatever reason I was kind of in a funk at Week 6 and it carried over to week 7. I did, however, ... Read more
Week 5 Results - Week 6 Goals
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      4 comments

Last week was a tough week. I excelled at exercise – hitting my goals but failed at my calorie-related ones. And stress did me in. We ended up eating out half of the week. My Week 5 goals Burn 400 calories 3x ... Read more
Week 4 Results - Week 5 Goals
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      7 comments

Week of 4 of the new me plan is done. I think I did okay this week. Still working on getting my calorie intake reigned in. I give myself a B-. ... Read more
What Happens When You Reach Your Goal Weight?
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      7 comments

Another session with my wellness coach has prompted me to give some thought to her question. Throughout my sessions I constantly mention, well I need to lose weight, I want to lose weight, I have to lose weight. But what happens when I do? ... Read more
Week 3 Results - Week 4 Goals
Sunday, January 22, 2017      4 comments

Week 3 of the new me plan is over and I give myself a C. I seem to be floating without structure My goals were: 1. Daily Step Goal of 12,000 steps. I hit my goal 4 out of 7 days. 2. Stay in calorie range at least three times. Epic fai... Read more
Week 2 Results- Week 3 Goals
Sunday, January 15, 2017      8 comments

Week 2 of the new me plan is over and I give myself a B- or a C. emoticon My goals were: 1. Daily Step Goal... Read more
Crunching the Numbers - Week 1 Results - Week 2 Goals
Saturday, January 07, 2017      10 comments

Well week 1 of the new me plan is complete. How did I do? Overall, pretty well. Week 1 Goals were: 1. Daily Step Goal = 12,000 -Exceeded it every day 2. Stay in calorie range at least three times. - Didn't do it. Only two days ... Read more
Small Steps Lead to Success - Week 1 Goals
Monday, January 02, 2017      12 comments

Happy New Year!! We had a nice New Year Day visiting my husband's sister and family in Maine. They recently moved so it was a first look at the house/yard. It was lovely. I wish that I had taken some photos. Their property is 3 acres and abuts 3... Read more
There is strength in numbers and they don't lie
Saturday, December 31, 2016      6 comments

I have been struggling with my weight and choices the last year (mostly). I have a new approach and it's all in the numbers. It really doesn't matter how much you work out, it's all about how much you eat. ... Read more
It Starts Anew
Monday, December 26, 2016      7 comments

Christmas was a nice day. I had low expectations for the day. Since my cousin died last June, our family has been a little off. Christmas was with his family, at his house ... Read more
Wellness Coach, Trainer, Etc.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      10 comments

Today I met with the wellness coach. I really like this woman. Right off the bat she always asks what my energy level is and depending on my answer, then asks what keeps it from being higher or lower. She always makes me think and look at the br... Read more

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