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Vet visit today
Monday, January 16, 2017      4 comments

Took one of the cat's for her annual check up today. Had bloodwork done as she's a senior cat. I had my 12 year old cat's done in November and they did it in office and had results back in 15 minutes. So today they said they'd have the result... Read more
Thursday: This and That
Thursday, January 12, 2017      4 comments

Day after hair cut: I really like the way the new woman cut my hair. Usually the day after a hair c ut, when I wash my hair it looks yucky. I admit I am not all that great at fixing my hair: no patience! But today after washing and drying it... Read more
Hair Dresser and what to do
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      10 comments

I moved in March and found a hair dresser, which is always a pain! I had a long time one in Baton Rouge who I loved and then found a great one in Magnolia, AR, both experienced and really good and professional. So this young woman was real... Read more
Fitbit Charge 2: Virtual Race & 250 an Hour
Sunday, January 08, 2017      3 comments

You know those Virtual Walks? Well I found I can do them on my Fitbit now. I hadn't looked at the challenge tab on my app in awhile but they have those and I started one today. I'm traveling to Vernal Falls! Another feature I was excited ab... Read more
Health Insurance
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      4 comments

After a year on government health insurance, due to DH's mistake, I'm finally back on his insurance and it feels good! Yes, last year he made a mistake and left me off of his health insurance. I was on the dental/vision insurance but he eviden... Read more
Tuesday: back to normal
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      3 comments

So far I've taken 4493 steps. My goal is to get at least 5k a day so I'm going to make that one! I used to aim for 10k but I'm having issues with my foot right now so I had to "downsize" my goal. I spent a lot of time sitting at the compu... Read more
Fitbit Charge 2
Monday, January 02, 2017      7 comments

I've had a Fitbit since the very first ones came out. And I've been through quite a few of them for various reasons: defective, running them through the laundry, etc. So DH came home for a 2 week vacation and I looked at my app on my pho... Read more
5% Challenges: Can you really lose 5% of Your Weight.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      2 comments

Yes, you can. But there is no guarantee!! If you think just by joining the 5% Challenge that you are guaranteed that you will lose 5% of your weight, then I have to tell you that you are wrong. Like anything else worth doing in life, you must... Read more
LTGL's on the 5% Challenge
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      5 comments

One part of the 5% Challenge is the LTGL. Living the Good Life. Each day, in addition to logging our exercise "miles" we log our LTGL and those change each week. The first week we have one LTGL, then the second week we keep that one and a... Read more
The In- Between Challenge (5%)
Monday, November 14, 2016      5 comments

We have a long wait between the Fall 5% Challenge and the Winter 5% Challenge. Most teams participate in an In-Between Challenge for those members who want to keep reporting in to the team during the time between challenges and with the long wa... Read more
5% Challenge: My Many Teams
Sunday, November 13, 2016      1 comments

I stumbled onto the 5% Challenge quite a few years ago, maybe in 2006, be reading about it on some Spark Friend's blog possibly. I decided to join and I think I was a Starfish that time around. I did okay, didn't lose 5% of my weight, didn't p... Read more
5% Challenge Question 1
Saturday, November 12, 2016      3 comments

How did the 5% Challenge help me develop a healthier lifestyle? I've done 5% Challenges off and on for quite a few years. Here's how the challenges have helped me: 1. Consistent Exercise: Being on a team and working to race against o... Read more
The "Chirp"
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      3 comments

Okay: my dumb thing for the day. I just changed out all my smoke detector batteries this summer. So I started cooking lunch and heard that familiar "chirp." What?? I mean it's only been two months and they were brand new batteries (woke me up... Read more
Scale Saga
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      8 comments

We bought a scale years ago and used it, a plain digital scale. Then we joined WW and found our scale at home wasn't that accurate so we bought a Jenny Craig digital that was more accurate (we'd weigh on it at home and go to WW and the weights ... Read more
Saturday, September 17, 2016      5 comments

I moved from Louisiana to Arkansas in 2014 and my doctor warned me that I would have a problem with allergies due to the move. Didn't happen. I moved to SC in April of this year and now I'm having a bad time with allergies. Fall has been ... Read more

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