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LYNAND62's Blogs

Disappointment and Renewed Commitment
Monday, January 25, 2016      8 comments

I got on the scale this morning for the first time since before the holidays. I knew it was going to be bad, but I was still so bummed to see those ... Read more
Holidaze Recovery
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      2 comments

So, the holidays were great. I was on vacation and house/pet sitting for some friends so I actually relaxed a bit and did some reading, watched some movies (oh how I miss Lifetime since we gave up our cable television) and crocheted about 5 item... Read more
A New Year But the Same Me
Monday, January 04, 2016      3 comments

I decided that I would not make "resolutions" this year. Instead I will have goals and routines designed to help me achieve those goals. 1. Eat healthy food every day 2. Exercise at least 15 minutes a day, 5 days per week 3. Read compl... Read more
Reward System and Celebrations
Thursday, August 27, 2015      9 comments

I'm a celebrater! Lost 5 lbs? - Let's CELEBRATE!! Got a promotion? - Let's CELEBRATE!! Your cousin's nephew's sister-in-law is having a baby? - Let's CELEBRATE!! Unfortunately, most of my celebrations of the past have included food and lots... Read more
Don't You Dare!
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      6 comments

Note to self: Because, yeah...that's been me. Even recently I've done this! But no more! Instead of complaining I will choose one of the... Read more
No! Try not! Do or do not. There is no try!
Tuesday, August 25, 2015      3 comments

Last night at martial arts class I kept saying, "I'll try!" But this morning I am not sure that trying is all that I want to accomplish! I want to D... Read more
Hiding in a Cave?
Monday, August 24, 2015      9 comments

For months now I've been thinking about losing weight, thinking about taking walks more frequently, thinking about getting more fit and healthy...THINKIN... Read more
Moving and Having a Blast Doing It
Sunday, August 16, 2015      2 comments

A couple of months ago my husband and I starting taking martial arts classes. I wasn't that interested, but he was and I wanted us to find a way to wor... Read more
I Did It!!
Monday, May 26, 2014      6 comments

Last year around this time I set a goal for myself to participate in the 2014 Bolder Boulder 10K. Three weeks ago I went online, signed up and committed to it, officially! Today, full of emotion and more than a little afraid of trying to w... Read more
10K, A1C and Me
Saturday, May 24, 2014      6 comments

I recently went to the doctor for my yearly physical. Well, the results were not really a surprise, but they were not exactly what I wanted to hear. My blood sugar is high - 107, and my A1C is 6.2%. So I'm considered to be pre-diabetic. I will n... Read more
A New Week For Me
Monday, January 13, 2014      3 comments

I have a goal. I want to walk, run/jog, the Bolder Boulder. This means I need to train. This means I need to get off my backside and walk. There is no Facebook post, no game of CandyCrush, no television program or movie that is more important to... Read more
Friday, December 27, 2013      9 comments

I purchased my Fitbit in early 2013 with Christmas money. I've had a love/hate relationship with it. I love it when I use it. I'm more motivated, energized and optimistic. But, when I don't use it I hate it! It sits there in the drawer nex... Read more
Merry Christmas!
Friday, December 20, 2013      0 comments

I haven't been as on top of things as I wish. I've over indulged and have not exercised much lately. Once again, no good reasons, I just haven't done what I know I need to do. I'm struggling a LOT with sugar right now. It's not the holiday... Read more
Make No Excuses and You'll Have No Regrets!
Thursday, December 05, 2013      5 comments

On September 12th, at 2:00 in the morning my husband and I were evacuated from our Lyons, Colorado home because of an immediate and certain threat of flooding. I had no idea how my life was about to change. I had no idea that I would never get t... Read more
So Frustrated With Myself!
Monday, August 26, 2013      2 comments

Why do I make such horrible food choices? This morning - a 580 calorie Honey Bun. And for lunch - 660 calories worth of garbage at Burger King!! So I have a maximum of 310 calories left for the entire day. UGH!! I rationalized those purcha... Read more

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