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MAESTRACH
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Music on the Mountain
Sunday, June 26, 2016      3 comments

Got to go to a concert last night at Mt. St. Helens' Johnston Ridge Observatory. DH and I went on a nice half mile hike before. I'll add photos when I can figure out this new smart phone thingy.... Read more
Respark
Friday, June 17, 2016      3 comments

Back at it starting today. Goal 15 minutes or more of walking each night. Hoping to do a weekly 3k by August... Read more
Ugg poor choice
Wednesday, December 30, 2015      1 comments

Opted for dessert tonight. Lots of sweets and chocolate pie after my stomach had been telling me it was too sweet. Now im feeling queasy. Blah. Making better choices tomorrow.... Read more
Whoa body!
Saturday, September 26, 2015      4 comments

Had a couple of poorly planned days that have my tummy and my body totally out of whack. Gave into temptation and had a Wendy's jr frosty and a fries for lunch...how totally healthy of me! I made chocolate chip cookies for the boys and of cours... Read more
tr90 Day 30 Check in
Monday, September 21, 2015      2 comments

Time for my second accountability check in. This one has to be quick as I need to get to work by 715 and I haven't eaten breakfast yet (the oats are still cooking). Day 1 5'6" 192.8 BMI 32 Body Fat 44.02% Upper arm 14.25" ... Read more
3 weeks meatless
Monday, September 14, 2015      6 comments

Well today was my first day of going meatless for 3 weeks. My goal is to reset my taste buds for veggies and leaner proteins. I was going to shoot for Vegan, but I can't pull that off having to cook two different meals for each meal. DH... Read more
Back to work
Thursday, September 10, 2015      6 comments

Never ceases to amaze me how quickly old habits come back. Got called in to sub at a local high school yesterday. Packed a great lunch (salad in a mason jar) and a protein shake for snack. Had 2 bottles of water and my morning cup of coff... Read more
binge hang over
Monday, September 07, 2015      4 comments

Blah! Totally binged yesterday and went way over my calorie count. Had trouble focusing yesterday so I did a lot of mindless eating. At least I think I got it all tracked. I forgot to take my pop corn paper bag with me to the theatre, so I know ... Read more
tr90 Day 15 Check in
Sunday, September 06, 2015      2 comments

While I'm not a fan of trying any "weight loss program," I did find one that had some great recipes and a fun tracking challenge. It's no different than Sparkpeople really, just printed in a book that's on my desk so I look at it and its a mot... Read more
Food Rut
Saturday, September 05, 2015      4 comments

Greetings! I seem to be falling victim to my usual issue of being stuck in a food rut. I need some fresh new ideas on ways to make Chicken, pork and fish more exciting. Getting tired of the same three meals of each. Open to options. ... Read more
Group Accountability
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      5 comments

I took two sets of pictures this morning to remind myself to keep working. Here's the sparkpeople set. The shirt I'm wearing fit like a perfect glove with no bulging in 2011. It was my reward for making my 160 goal. I'm going to take a pictu... Read more
Day 3...Blessings and prayers
Wednesday, August 19, 2015      3 comments

Today's blog is harder to do. Our state lost 3 fire fighters today in a wildland fire. Mike and I are no longer on the lines, but we're still a brotherhood and any loss is hard. Today's Top 10 1. I got to see several of my students rib... Read more
Day 2 Counting what's right
Wednesday, August 19, 2015      4 comments

Today's top 10 list 1. Got up before my alarm. 2. Remembered to eat 3 meals. 3. Did REALLY well at my job interview this morning. After discovering that I had to dive into the clothes in the back because the size 16s that I bought a mont... Read more
A 3 person interview pep talk Me, Myself and Kathy
Monday, August 17, 2015      2 comments

Honesty time. I am SOOO frustrated this week! I HATE the 195 to 190 range. It is the hardest for me to break through. I'm REALLY peeved at myself for backsliding so far. I was making great progress. 195 down to 191 in about 3 weeks. March... Read more
Going for gold one step at a time.
Sunday, January 25, 2015      3 comments

Something keeps waking me up at about 3:15am. I usually try to go back to sleep. Today I just gave up and got up at 3:30. Grabbed breakfast and my cup of coffee, then dug into the new Module I'm teaching for math this month. I'm loving the fa... Read more

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