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Monday, November 05, 2012      1 comments

Many of you have or are going through the same ups and down in our journey to lose this extra weight we are carrying around that is not good for our health (physical or mental). I start out with a real "gungho" attitude at the beginning of the... Read more
I Did It!! I Did It!! Two goals achieved in one day!!
Sunday, October 28, 2012      5 comments

I finally stopped procrastinating and did my 3.1 mile walk around Granite Lake in Nelson, NH by myself. It wasn't easy but I had set it as one of my goals to complete in 2012. Halfway around, I almost turned around and went back to where I sta... Read more
2 1/2 % challenge
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      2 comments

Here I go again trying another challenge. This time my goal is to lose 2 pounds in October. Have to stay focused and don't let anything sidetrack me.... Read more
Big Test Of Willpower
Saturday, September 22, 2012      3 comments

We are heading to my niece's wedding today and I am getting my mindset to stay within my food goals and choices. I figure if I already decide what I am going to have and how much of it then it will be easier once we are at the reception. I do ... Read more
Tape it.
Friday, September 07, 2012      2 comments

I have been fighting with 2 pounds up then 2 pounds down for a couple of months now and my motivation had started to go downhill but then my husband told me to get out my cloth measuring tape. It was a strange thing for him to say to me but I d... Read more
Thursday, September 06, 2012      2 comments

My husband and I decided to meet at Pizza Hut as I was leaving work but I already had planned what I was having for dinner. I was tired from working all day and really didn't feel like going but I did. When we got to PH, I did something very ... Read more
Don't Ask Yourself -- Just Do It!!
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      1 comments

How many times have you started to get ready to exercise and then you stand there looking at the DVD's or exercise equipment and you say to yourself, "Do I really want to exercise today?" I have done this many times and procrastinated doing an... Read more
Brush yourself off and start again and again and again.
Sunday, September 02, 2012      6 comments

I am really surprised how much easier it is getting to be for me to be motivated each day to track my food and exercise since I now have done it every day for the whole month of August and now into September. When I tried once before to be sure... Read more
OMG!!!! I Can't Believe I Ate That!!!
Saturday, September 01, 2012      2 comments

I was out doing my usual Saturday early afternoon running around and I got hungry around 12:15 PM so I thought, "I'll just run through McDonald's drive thru and get a salad. That should hold me until my afternoon snack at 3:00 PM." As I am wai... Read more
Almost quit but kept on a goin'
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      4 comments

Today I did Walk Away The Pounds Walk & Kick for 30 minutes and 3/4 of the way through my legs and arms felt like rubber and didn't want to go in the direction I wanted them to. Leslie kept encouraging me on the DVD and I kept telling myself th... Read more
You have to stay motivated.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      2 comments

This is my second week that I have stayed focused on my food tracking and exercising. It seems to get easier as time goes by. No longer is it difficult to decide what I am going to eat each day or to get up and do my exercising first thing in ... Read more
Training for my personal 5K walk on September 15th
Monday, August 13, 2012      3 comments

This is a really big commitment on my part because I never seem to finish what I start but I am determined that I will make this happen. No more excuses or reasons to skip a workout or give up. This is very important to my self esteem and heal... Read more
Drinking your water
Sunday, August 12, 2012      2 comments

I have always found it difficult if not impossible to be able to drink 8 glasses of water a day. At first, I thought I was going to explode if I drank any more then 2 glasses. One day, I discovered something that I did not realize! I took a... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Sunday, August 12, 2012      0 comments

Never Quit Pledge Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop ... Read more
Losing but scared
Saturday, August 11, 2012      3 comments

I have stayed on track this week with my food and exercising. Making sure that I always have a healthy fruit or veggie to munch on has been a big help. No longer do I stop at the store and pick up a Italian grinder or some junk food. When I p... Read more

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