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Sunday, September 14, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday, I walked my first 5K race. It was not an easy task being 62 years old and over 50 lbs overweight and out of shape but I did finish! I was last place but I am just glad that I was able to complete the walk. Some of the course was pa... Read more

Just One More

Thursday, September 11, 2014      4 comments

Working on getting ready for the 5K this Saturday so I figured I would do 5 miles on my stationary bike. I reached the 5 mile mark then I had to cool down, right so I did a slower mile which makes 6. I then felt good so I headed for the 7th mi... Read more

What Was I Thinking???

Tuesday, September 09, 2014      5 comments

Here I am at 228 pounds and 62 years old. I have signed up for 3 5K walks in the next few weeks! What was I thinking??? My knees hurt and I have to hold on to something when I go up and down stairs because my right knee feels weak. You k... Read more

Do I really want to exercise today?

Thursday, August 21, 2014      4 comments

Every day I ask myself if I really want to exercise today. What I really want to do is to go onto Facebook and play my games before I have to do barn chores and get ready for work. Then a little voice inside of me says, "Do you want to be health... Read more

Easy On, Hard Off

Friday, August 15, 2014      3 comments

If you want something to happen, you have to make it happen!! Weight is not just going to fall off suddenly!! It took a short time to put it on but will take awhile to get it off depending on how much effort a person puts into it. One day at a t... Read more


Thursday, August 14, 2014      2 comments

You are trying real hard to lose your weight and be healthier but then you run into people who say to you, "I liked the old you. You use to go out to eat with me all the time." The problem with that is that we weren't happy with the old us. Bein... Read more


Wednesday, August 13, 2014      2 comments

I went off my food plan yesterday and gained 1 pound so now I am working hard to exercise and eat right to have a good loss by my Sunday weight in. I couldn't sleep last night so I got out of bed and reheated a cold turkey burger and ate that o... Read more

No More Pity Train

Tuesday, August 12, 2014      2 comments

I really went over a lot on my calories today and I know that the scale will show it tomorrow but today is over and tomorrow is another new start. The wagon might have tipped a bit but I am still hanging on and not giving up. We all backslide ... Read more

Eat Like A Bird

Monday, August 11, 2014      5 comments

As I look out my window and see the birds at the bird feeders, I realized what the saying, "Eat like a bird", actually meant. Birds land on the feeder, take a few seeds or suet, and fly away. A little later on, they come back and repeat the same... Read more

What A Challenging Day!

Sunday, August 10, 2014      3 comments

It was fun riding the motorcycle Poker Run for cancer yesterday but one thing went wrong. I lost my Smart Phone! It bounced off the passenger seat of the motorcycle (I ride in the side car) when we left one of the stops. When we got to the ne... Read more

It Is Going To Be Hard But I Can Do It!!

Friday, August 08, 2014      2 comments

Tomorrow my husband and I will be riding our motorcycle (with a sidecar) on a two hour charity run. It will be our first time and I am very excited about going but my worry is at the end of the ride they are having a BBQ with mainly wings and d... Read more

Oh Poor Me

Thursday, August 07, 2014      0 comments

Have you ever felt that you are being pulled into a thousand different directions from work, your business, your family and things that pop up when you least expect them too? Everyday life is what that is called. You can't avoid it and turn into... Read more

Don't Eat And Drive

Tuesday, August 05, 2014      4 comments

Many times we hear about not drinking and driving or texting and using your phone while driving but what about eating while driving? I have an hour's ride to and from work 5 days a week and I use to eat my hard boiled eggs during the trip. No... Read more

Not Getting Stressed Out Today

Monday, August 04, 2014      2 comments

Today is the start of another work week for me and I already have myself stressed out before I even finish my first cup of coffee at home. A lot to do this week for my boss and he doesn't stress me out but it is the overwhelming thought of all... Read more

Chewing and not shoveling

Sunday, August 03, 2014      2 comments

We have all heard that chewing our food many many times before swallowing it but I never really thought it would matter. UNTIL TODAY!! I ate my breakfast vveeeryyy slowly Read more

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