Tuesday October 6 2015 was Day ELEVEN of my ON PLAN STREAK. It was a challenging day at the office; someone brought in apple bread, and from all reports it was delicious. But I abstained, and ate only my planned food.
I've got my Day Twel... Read more
Monday, October 5 2015 is DAY TEN of my ON PLAN STREAK. It was a busy day at work, and when I'm busy, it's very easy to stay on plan. It's been a long day and I need to get to bed early and catch up on some sleep...but I couldn't do that witho... Read more
Sunday, October 4 2015 is Day NINE of ON PLAN eating. Sundays can be tricky, but I managed to navigate the potholes successfully.
I'm finding it much easier now than it was two weeks ago. I'm working hard at not giving in to my appetite. ... Read more
Saturday October 3 2015: Day EIGHT of my ON PLAN streak! Saturday is my chores day, and one of my chores is grocery shopping and cooking ahead for the coming week. I made the most awesome chicken vegetable stew; it will serve the two of us for... Read more
SEVEN! Week ONE was 100% ON PLAN
Friday October 2 2015 is DAY SEVEN of my ON PLAN STREAK, and the end of Week ONE on the 5% Challenge. I stuck to my plan all week, and stayed within my calorie range.
Today's temptations at the office were the snickerdoodles that remain fr... Read more
Thursday October 1 2015 was my sixth day of eating ON PLAN. Today I had to go to work for 5:00am, and work until 5:00pm. The first day of the month is Inventory day. Of course it was dark when I went to work, so I took the car instead of the ... Read more
Wednesday September 30 2015 - Day FIVE of my ON PLAN Streak! I walked in the rain today - once early in the morning, in the dark, and then again at lunch. There was a break in the rain and I thought it had cleared off....NOT! I got caught in ... Read more
Tuesday September 28 2015. ON PLAN all day with my food. If you are following along with me, this is Day FOUR. Right now I feel like I've got it under control, which makes me wonder...what the heck am I thinking when I go off plan? I spin s... Read more
Monday, September 28, 2015: Day Three eating ON PLAN. I count this day as ON PLAN, but everything did not go according to plan and I had to make some adjustments.
I rode my bike to work and packed my food in my backpack. I knew I was out ... Read more
Sunday September 27 2015. ON PLAN all day with my food, and that was no easy feat. I went to my Dad's for breakfast, and I chose not to have one of his famous blueberry muffins. I brought 2 of them home for Rick. Rick was coming down with a ... Read more
Saturday, September 26 2015 was Day One of the Fall 5% Challenge with the Firecracker Team.
Did 30 minutes of Strength Training, which gets me back to strength training in earnest, instead of the little mini-workouts that I've been doing.... Read more
Yes it's hard, but I can do hard things!
My goal for the 5% Challenge is to have a 56 day STREAK of ON PLAN eating. I will be tracking all of my food in my Spark Nutrition Tracker. 56 days of planning ahead and sticking to the plan is a pretty ambitious goal for me under normal circu... Read more
The Power of a Good Decision
Last night I had to stop at the grocery store for kitty litter, and I found myself looking at energy bars. I had already eaten my dinner and consumed my allotted calories for the day. I didn't need anything else but I could hear my mind ration... Read more
Committed and ready to ROCK the Fall Challenge!
I took my little break, and realized that I was (once again) rationalizing my Off-Plan eating. So I reminded myself of my primary reasons for wanting to lose weight:
-I will feel better physically
-I will like myself better
-I will feel i... Read more
On a Break
We are between challenges, and I'm taking a bit of a break. I think I needed a break; I was feeling burned out.
I've gained a few pounds in a very short time. I know it's temporary. I'll get back on track with losing as soon as I get my ... Read more
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