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The Ups and Downs of a Healthy Lifestyle
Friday, July 14, 2017      7 comments

My weight has been staying pretty steady as of late, just not at a number that I like or am comfortable with. I've had to buy a few larger size pants and I am not happy. ... Read more
Friday, June 30, 2017      4 comments

I am taking a pause to think about the positives in my life - something that I do not always do. Regarding goals: I set and met, for the past two wee... Read more
Quick Update
Saturday, June 17, 2017      5 comments

Hello Things have been pretty quiet since we returned from our mini-vacation. Work has been busy and the days fly by. I managed to get all my flowers in the ground. Our weather has been up and down. We had a heat wave at the beginning of t... Read more
Vacation and Catchup
Sunday, June 04, 2017      4 comments

I am mostly feeling better now and was fine during vacation. Still having bouts with allergies but that is to be expected. I have a regime going now with meds and sprays that seem to be keeping me upright. ... Read more
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      5 comments

Making a little progress with my health. I am over the sinus infection and now just dealing with allergies. Taking two different meds/sprays to keep my head from exploding. ... Read more
The Latest
Friday, May 12, 2017      9 comments

So I went to the doctor again today. I have been on two antibiotics (one of them only for 2 days with side effects). Still not feeling great. I have been home sick yesterday and today. Total rest - no chores - no anything. ... Read more
Update: Feeling Better
Thursday, May 04, 2017      5 comments

Things have been crazy since the 5K. That night I didn't sleep well worrying about being up early because the painters were starting at 7am. After the first day I asked them to start at 7:30. I spent the first day in my bedroom with the two ... Read more
Another 5K in the Books
Sunday, April 23, 2017      12 comments

It's a beautiful emoticon day in the neighborhood today. A good day to participate in a 5K!! Hubby and I compl... Read more
Thursday, April 13, 2017      8 comments

According to Google in·spi·ra·tion ˌinspəˈrāSH(ə)n/ noun noun: inspiration the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative. What is your inspiration on this journey to healt... Read more
Week 13 Results & Week 14 Goals
Tuesday, April 04, 2017      4 comments

Overall I feel like Week 13 was a success even though I didn't meet all (2) my goals. Last week's goals were: Strength training 3x a week - I did ST once last week and that was part of a yoga workout but I am counting it. Not to make ... Read more
Week 12 Results & Week 13 Goals
Thursday, March 30, 2017      5 comments

It was a crazy week but I feel like it is starting to settle down now. I had two birthday gatherings to go to which involved dinners and munchies. I mostly did okay. The cake was tough. I love Italian rum cake and since one of the parties was fo... Read more
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      9 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      7 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

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