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Almost Fully Recovered
Monday, April 08, 2013      3 comments

I was so wrong to think it I could just push through the pain. Though my back is still tender and healing from the Water Zumba fiasco, It is to the point where I can get back to Water Walking. It is a pain, that pain is such a distraction. I've... Read more
Stressed? Who me?
Sunday, April 07, 2013      4 comments

It is amazing how quickly I backslide when I'm not feeling well and stressed...losing my focus and resolve, just trying to soothe. I need to find better ways to soothe. That instant gratification can be achieved through supportive actions. ... Read more
The day after, The day after
Friday, April 05, 2013      1 comments

I still hurt from Water Zumba and I'm trying not to be cranky. Pain does funny things like: - makes me seek out comfort food - makes me feel sorry for myself - makes me forget my meal plan - distracts my from my goals - makes me afraid... Read more
The Day After Water Zumba
Thursday, April 04, 2013      7 comments

I should have spent the entire evening celebrating with my son. Your comments yesterday warmed my heart. I do have many blessings to be thankful for. ... Read more
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      7 comments

It's time for another birthday celebration. Today is my middle son's 25th and my DIL's 27th. We celebrated her's on Easter. My son has requested a pizza and beer party for him and his buds. I think I'll schedule his party for a weekend in abou... Read more
Back in the Pool
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      8 comments

Ah finally, surrounded by the supportive water. Oh how I missed being in the pool. My muscles will probably say "what are you thinking" but that will give way to making me stronger. The following sparked me today: On the FORUM: Staying ... Read more
What a wonderful weekend!
Monday, April 01, 2013      5 comments

First was the big first birthday party. I did great with the food, but should have had less of the cake. I did not rush to be first in line for the food, actually I was one of the last and made mindful choices. Just a taste of the cake would ... Read more
The Pig has a Name!
Friday, March 29, 2013      9 comments

Thank you for all the clever name suggestion, You guys made me smile. The suggestions sparked the name: Pinkie Since Pinkie the Flying Pig is a "finger" puppet, it seemed appropriate to be named after one of the fingers on our hand. :) Pi... Read more
Engine 2 Day 28 - Skypeing with Rip Esselstyn
Thursday, March 28, 2013      6 comments

Loved last night's meeting! Rip chatted with us about the program, discussed his new book and answered questions. Talk about a cheerleader... Rip is offered congrats and tons of encouragement for us to continue being PlantStrong. His ne... Read more
Engine 2 Day 27 - Last Meeting
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      8 comments

Vandal made a great point yesterday. I stated that I gave my fries to my son, The better choice would have been to just leave them on my plate.That is tough to do when we are brought up not to waste food. It is my job to change my mindset and do... Read more
Engine 2 Day 26 - Dinner Out
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday went well. At dinner I did splurge and had "a" grass fed beef slider and a salad. I was surprised it came with fries, which I promptly gave to my french fry fiend son. The slider was tasty, however reflecting this morning it was suffi... Read more
Engine 2 Day 25
Monday, March 25, 2013      5 comments

Well yesterday did not go as well as I expected. After posting an issue came up and I lost my appetite Basically I only had dinner yesterday. The steak was fine, and even my guys savored it and decided to save half for today. It was so nice not... Read more
Engine 2 Day 24
Sunday, March 24, 2013      5 comments

A day for.... I was going to say falling off the wagon... but that isn't true. This was planned. I did give into my drooling menfolk and purchased red meat for tonight's dinner. The meat is already portion sized. Woo Hoo! So my guys can enjoy wi... Read more
Engine 2 Day 23
Saturday, March 23, 2013      5 comments

Only FIVE days left and my guys are already are looking for some meat. LOL It didn't help that there is a sale, they saw it advertised, so they started drooling. Today's Menu Berry green Smoothie Mexican pockets Mac and NOT Cheese ... Read more
Engine 2 Day 22 - Week 4 Choosing to Thrive
Friday, March 22, 2013      4 comments

Time sure has flown by. My last E2 meeting is on Wednesday so my weigh in will be a day before I actually complete the challenge but that's okay... the scale is but a tool to chart my progress. My blood glucose numbers are getting back to what... Read more

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