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It's a new day - and a new weight. Ever since I stopped working for Common Man and Mondelez earlier this year, my weight went up slightly. So I'm starting over with a new mantra: 1 pound a week. No more drastic dreams of huge weight loss: ju... Read more
Sept 5, 2016
Nice fall day. Getting ready to go to the end of summer picnic for Starr King Unitarian Universalist Fellowship here in Plymouth. We gather at a home on Newfound Lake in Bridgewater for food, games, the water, and camaraderie. This year it's ... Read more
Weight training & Quote
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A quote from Andrew Carnegie: “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do... Read more
July 13-Beat my best mile time
I went to AllWell North this morning to do a mile at the indoor track. Found that Track #5 was an even 7 laps for a mile. Opened my stopwatch - made it in 15:47! A new record time! Now onwards to bring it down some more before I start adding... Read more
Third 5K this year!
It was a great morning to do the Miles for Smiles 5K Fundraiser for LRCS on June 11. Charlie and I walked from Smith Bridge to the cows and back. My 3rd 5K, his first of the year.... Read more
Shamrock Shuffle 5k
This Saturday, March 19, my son Charlie and I are walking our 2nd Shamrock Shuffle 5k, a fundraiser for Speare Memorial Hospital here in Plymouth, NH. We've had practice this year, both with distance and walking hills. Last year because of the... Read more
Tired of Carb Bashing
Everywhere I look I see something about low-carb diets, how carbs are bad, etc. This is just not true! Carbohydrates, according to Mayo Clinic, are macronutrients, most of which are naturally occurring. There are three main types: Starches, ... Read more
Jan. 1, 2016
Happy New Year! Great start to this fresh new page. A whole 366-page book to write in (it's a Leap Year). Goal this year is to Keep It Simple. I'll also be watching my weight go down - and my health go up. I'm under 160 now - and enjoy keep... Read more
Dec 7, 2015 - and away I go!
Work at the CMan has slowed, and my weight is starting to creep up. Now I'm working on adding more fiber, making healthier food choices, drinking more teas (green, Rooibos just to name two), exercising - and keeping my goal in mind! Get under ... Read more
Doo Wop in October
Last night went to Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia and saw The Bel Airs - a great Doo Wop group. I didn't think I'd care for Doo Wop, but when they started playing - I realized I did like it a lot! Except when they played Barbara Ann by the B... Read more
Here Comes Fall
Doing good - except for that Pumpkin Roll at Hannaford's. But I did have 5 cups of air-popped popcorn yesterday. My weight has slipped back up a little, so I've got to get back on track. I'm starting this day off with Maypo and banana. Will ... Read more
Aug 7 behind & hearing test results
Got onto Trivia this morning and I'm back on pg. 42. Forgot to log in yesterday. Good reason though. Met with my hearing doctor in Laconia to go over the MRI and find out why the hearing in my left ear is so bad. Good news: no tumor, inflamm... Read more
Trivia on Pg 5 today. Weight down a slight bit - now I have to do some weight training so I don't lose any more muscle. My jobs are keeping me on my feet - which is good. Things are on a positive note! ... Read more
Thanks Hawt Granny for these ideas to cure Sweet Tooth
I've saved the link Hawt Granny submitted for "sweet" ideas without sugar.
Thank... Read more
May 27 and what's missing?!!
Went to see my medical provider yesterday - got results from my labs I took 2 months ago. Cholesterol is closi but not where it ideally should be. My Vitamin D is down to 12, it should be 4 times higher. My blood sugar is good, however! My b... Read more