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Staying Motivated

Tuesday, April 09, 2013      4 comments

Currently I am having no trouble whatsoever to stay motivated. But that was not the case last year. I keep wondering "What the heck was I thinking?" when I let myself regain some weight and was ignoring all my healthy eating habits. I know I ... Read more

So far so good

Tuesday, April 02, 2013      3 comments

I haven't done a blog for a while, but I've been doing fairly well on my goals for 2013 in the month of March. 1. Tracking food: I have been doing that every day consistently. I am not always within my calorie range, but certainly most d... Read more

2013 Goals: how am I doing Week 9

Thursday, February 28, 2013      0 comments

Improving... building consistency.... 1. Tracking food: 7 of 7 days, and within calories 7 of 7 days emoticon ... Read more

2013 Goals: how am I doing Week 8

Thursday, February 21, 2013      3 comments

A bit of a stumble this week, but I've picked myself up and these last 3 days have all been on course for success. 1. Tracking food 6 of 7 days, and within calories 5 of 7 days. There was a party on Saturday and I got off track for the week... Read more


Friday, February 15, 2013      3 comments

This week is the first week in a very long time where I've actually planned and done some strength training. My muscles are sore. But I am so glad that I did the workouts this week. I was in a fitness rut. I was doing the same old cardio, an... Read more

2013 Goals: how am I doing Week 7

Thursday, February 14, 2013      1 comments

Not Perfect, but I definitely feel like I'm working my program. 1. Tracking food every day, and within calories 6 of 7 days. 2. Drinking tea 4 cups a day, Yes. 3. Morning workout: 4 of 7 days. Improved over last week! 4. Lunchtime w... Read more

2013 Goals: how am I doing Week 6

Thursday, February 07, 2013      1 comments

ON TRACK and IN CONTROL 1. Tracking food: every day tracked, and every day within calories 2. Drinking tea: 4 cups a day, Yes 3. Morning workout: 2 of 5 days. Better than zero! 4. Lunchtime walk: Yes every day 5. Eat clean and aim fo... Read more

2013 Goals: how am I doing Week 5

Thursday, January 31, 2013      3 comments

Week 4 was bad, and it continued into week #5. But that is behind me now. I was back on plan on Monday, walking at lunch every day and tracking my food. So for the past 3 days of week 5, I'm doing well. I'm not completely on target, but my a... Read more

2013 Goals: how am I doing Week 4

Thursday, January 24, 2013      4 comments

This has been a very bad week. 1. Tracking food - not done 2. Drinking tea - maybe 2 cups a day, but not my goal of 4 cups. I've been drinking more diet coke. 3. Morning workout - not done. 4. Lunchtime walk - not done every Read more

2013 Goals: how am I doing Week 3

Thursday, January 17, 2013      4 comments

1. Tracking food. I've been tracking my food. I've stayed within my calorie range everyday but one. Most of my food choices have been healthy foods, but I did slip up on Wednesday when I had a pack of peanut butter crackers from the vending m... Read more

2013 Goals: how am I doing

Thursday, January 10, 2013      5 comments

1. Tracking food. I've been tracking my food, but I haven't been staying within my calorie range. All my food choices have been healthy foods, just too much. 2. Drinking tea. I've cut out more of the diet soda (oh yes, I know that I rea... Read more

2013 Goals

Saturday, January 05, 2013      6 comments

MICA'S GOALS FOR 2013: My goals are about what to DO, not what to achieve. I can only control what I do, not the results. Obviously I hope for great results. But my goals for 2013 are about what I can do every day, not by what date I will have... Read more

Stress Management

Friday, December 14, 2012      7 comments

Stress management at the holidays or at any other time: #1 - ORGANIZE. I normally start with a To-Do list. Then I put due-dates/times on the To-Do, and estimated time to complete each task. If something can be done in short increments (l... Read more

Fall Challenge - Week #1

Friday, September 07, 2012      7 comments

I wrote a similar blog a couple of weeks ago at the end of the summer challenge, but it bears repeating. What is holding me back? 1. Weekends. The weekend is not a time to take a "vacation" from my eating and exercise plan. The week... Read more

Reflections on the past 10 weeks

Tuesday, August 21, 2012      7 comments

I have not lost any "real" weight in the last 10 weeks. It's the food. I have been eating way too much and making the wrong choices. Choosing sweets far too often. Eating too many snacks. Most of this summer I have not been journaling m... Read more

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