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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
Time for a Blog
Saturday, December 17, 2016      7 comments

Quick blog before I work out!! During this crazy time of year I've been stressed and challenged like everyone else. I do NOT have my shopping done yet - but almost. Was going to finish today (and hopefully still can) when the roads are cl... Read more
Doing What Works for Me
Thursday, December 08, 2016      5 comments

I have mentioned that I am working with a wellness coach at work. I see her every other week. We've talked about looking at things in the positive - which can be hard for a realistic such as I. But I am trying and do find that I am mostly stres... Read more
Saturday Fun Day
Saturday, December 03, 2016      9 comments

Today I am heading out with a friend to do some Christmas shopping. My friend is so helpful picking out gifts. We've been making this yearly excursion for about ten years now. It's great to have the entire day together. Lots of chatter and laugh... Read more
Trying Something New
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      4 comments

I have started a new workout program that incorporates cardio and strength. It's not a formal program although I am doing pieces of a program called Body Chisel. ... Read more
Finding the positives and letting the negatives go
Thursday, November 17, 2016      5 comments

I've been working with a wellness coach at work on weight management. She is teaching me that a part of the process is accentuating the positives and letting the negatives go. Sounds easy, right? It’s not, really. We are surrounded by negatives.... Read more
Fun Hike in the Woods
Saturday, November 12, 2016      9 comments

Yesterday we decided to explore Concord. It is the site of the Battle of Lexington and Concord during the Revolutionary War. We decided on a 1.7 mile walk through the woods to Thoreau's cabin. Unfortunately we made a wrong turn and never d... Read more
Fun Trip
Saturday, October 29, 2016      9 comments

Just returned from vacation. It was a great trip! First stop was to visit my goddaughter at college in DC. It was wonderful to see her. The weath... Read more
Wellness Coach and Catchup
Sunday, October 16, 2016      3 comments

Last week was crazy. I hope that this one is a little bit calmer. I was asked to help one of our executives design a slide for a presentation. There was a lot of back and forth with him and a lot of research on my part. This one slide took ... Read more
October Goals and September Results
Friday, October 07, 2016      5 comments

Another week is gone. I can't believe how fast the time goes. At least it wasn't a wasted week! I have been making great strides in my food choices and calorie tracking. I have managed to string a few days together in a row where I at or below... Read more

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