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'Fessing up to friends and family
Tuesday, February 28, 2017      9 comments

Well, I've finally done it, I've told friends and family that I want to lose weight, how much and by when. I've made a pact with a new friend at my yoga studio. I always wanted to make changes in my lifestyle in secret, so that if I failed... Read more
setting goals, and exercise observations.
Saturday, February 18, 2017      8 comments

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Feeling blue in my first blog of 2017
Saturday, January 07, 2017      9 comments

emoticon I need to do a little self-talk today, and if you want to follow along, welcome. I'd appreciate any f... Read more
Best laid plans...
Thursday, November 17, 2016      5 comments

...oft go awry. I come up with so many great plans for improving my health, but can't seem to stick to them. I have lots of examples: doing video yoga on days I don't go to my yoga studio; DVDs; walk on alternate days with yoga; no sweet... Read more
Apples, apples, and more apples
Thursday, October 13, 2016      10 comments

This is a photo of our last big crop. This year's is even bigger. Our petsitter is coming over with a tote (thank goodness). Everyone in the area ha... Read more
Okay, quit goofing off, Carol!
Sunday, October 02, 2016      7 comments

emoticon I'm still not back at my best weight. Yesterday typifies why; food truck festival, dinner out, and a... Read more
I've done a lot of thinking...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      7 comments

A few weeks ago I achieved my lowest weight in about a decade - and now I've lost it. I wish I could say the "lost it" was more pounds, but I appear to have lost track of what got me to the good place! I've done a lot of thinking, hand-wrin... Read more
Freaking out about fat
Thursday, March 24, 2016      3 comments

emoticon Well, as a Type 2 diabetic, I need to limit carbohydrates anyway, right? So I've been reading about ... Read more
CI vs CO
Monday, February 22, 2016      7 comments

Okay, I'm going to gripe a little here, too, and see if anyone else has the same frustration. Last week I had calorie differentials of 5700 for the week, and at the stated 3500 cals/lb, I should have lost, right? No. I Gained!!!! What do I... Read more
A NSV (non-scale victory) to report. Yay!
Saturday, February 13, 2016      7 comments

emoticon No, I haven't reached the point of my pants falling off yet, but - drum roll - when I looked at my gut... Read more
It sure feels good to feel my muscles working!
Friday, January 08, 2016      4 comments

emoticon That's a plank, not a push up. My core is definitely getting stronger, but the arms really need help... Read more
Here's something new !
Monday, December 28, 2015      4 comments

My attitude? In the old days, when I'd make a resolution to lose weight in the new year, that's all I was focused on and didn't include the other components of health: physical, spiritual, social, and psychological. And, I usually ate all... Read more
Can I be my own Cheerleader?
Friday, December 11, 2015      8 comments

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I think I've found some exercise I like...
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      6 comments

...and that's easy on my joints. Despite what you see in pictures of the yoga poses, I haven't had problems with my hip or knee. I've maintained a lot of flexibility over the years (many years!!) so it hasn't been that hard to take a beginners' ... Read more
Rethinking through the Holiday season
Saturday, October 31, 2015      1 comments

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