We are new in-laws!
It’s been a wild and crazy ride these past few days! Drove from OKC to Little Rock, AR on Thurs. we were able to finally meet prospective groom’s parents that night. Fri. We shopped and had lunch with Grands. Fri. Night was rehearsal and rehears... Read more
Exercise is always possible!
One of the things I have noticed on this trip is that exercise is everywhere! From calf raises to squats to gardening (clipped vines for father in law) to taking walks! The important thing to do is move-cuz it's real easy to just sit! Anyway, I ... Read more
Will not give in!
Fall is upon us. At least it is here in the Northwest! Leaves are flying everywhere, fruit is falling from our tree, and the days are getting shorter! I have become a Leslie Sansone Walker on a regular basis now! Her dvd's help me keep up with m... Read more
Am tired of being a non-cooker!
My refrigerator is full of vegetables! I am coming up against one of my real obstacles in eating right-cooking!! I have to build my desire to be my kitchen preparing and cooking good food! Good intentions never gets it done and I'm really goo... Read more
Getting together my tools against winter!
Cool weather is coming! I look forward to the coziness, candles, and hot chocolate side of it, but I have anxieties, too! Along with winter come things like heavier meals (comfort foods), sitting more to crochet and read, and my worst one, sweet... Read more
Have you noticed how small our world really is? The news and technology have brought the good and the bad extremely close to home lately! We have friends and family in or close to fire zones, and many friends in hurricane areas, too. I think th... Read more
First times are the best!!
There's a first time for everything and It finally happened! Never in my 7 yrs., have I been able to do it, close sometimes, but yesterday.... I filled in my eating for last night and glanced at the pie graph in the corner of the nutrition track... Read more
Never a dull moment!
This weight loss journey I am on is definitely not boring! For the most part, it's slow losing like the turtle. The kind that feels like progress is only a dream. Then, all of a sudden, with no warning, there's a hop where there is usually a plo... Read more
New habit coming!
This 5% challenge is almost over! Our latest weekly challenge is to develop or work on a new habit. My new habit is going to be morning exercise as I sit way too long with my breakfast! Not only do I do my devotional, but also online stuff! I wa... Read more
There's cooler weather coming!
And the best part of the cooler weather is spending more time outside during the day! These hotter summer days I have had to divide my activities between morning and later evening! The mid-day was sooo hot! Now I can just move all day!! Right!!!... Read more
Taking advantage of summer!
So far, so good! In fact, this 5% is terrific! Not only is my energy level going up because of the sunshine, but my weight is creeping down due to my increased ST and overall body movement! It helps so much that you desire water and juicy fruits... Read more
Today is a GREAT day!
Today, my scale gave me a gift! Actually, my body has been telling me for the past couple of days as my energy level is getting higher-I am down 60 lbs.! When I started SP six years ago, I was coming from a starting weight of 247 and had a reall... Read more
Working Out In WA!
This has been an interesting week! Not as much baseball on tv, so have spent more time outside! Just trying to stay ahead of the weeds! About a month or so ago, my sister-in-law challenged me to an exercise plan she had found on FB-squats, lunge... Read more
I choose water!
So far, so good! Our 5% challenge has been water, which, thanks to SP, is no longer a struggle for me! I can remember back 6 yrs., though, to when water was a no-no! Just hated the stuff! Drank anything but, including sodas! Have since become a ... Read more
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Buckle up-the new adventure is coming!
It begins tomorrow! The excitement is building at the airport! The 5% challenge starts tomorrow and I am ready! I just love these challenges! Every one of them begins with so much anticipation of success! I have never reached my approximately 10... Read more