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Wednesday, January 28, 2015      0 comments

Today I tried to focus on clutter. Well at least a little. I have been trying to eliminate some clutter daily. I have been but some days it's just not very much. Today it was a lot more. I sorted the stuff my daughter packed up for good will and... Read more

40 minutes

Monday, January 26, 2015      2 comments

So I actually thought I would work out longer over the weekend but that wasn't the case. Monday's I work in the evening so it's a good day for a longer workout. I might have made it longer than I did but the Elliptical I was on kicked me out of ... Read more

Working Out

Friday, January 23, 2015      2 comments

So is 25 to 20 minutes of cardio and 5 minutes of weights or sometimes 10 enough to matter. I sure am hoping so. I get a little Obsessive compulsive about some things sometimes. I have been there with exercise before. I don't want to get t... Read more

On many fronts

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      1 comments

Stuggling with stress and anxiety has plagued me the past month. I have changed medications and all the things I am trying to do are aimed at making a difference in my mental health. Today was one of those days but I am feeling victorious. ... Read more

And the Weekend

Monday, January 19, 2015      1 comments

So it was a traveling weekend. Can't say I ate amazingly well but I have done worse. I did get a couple sessions of exercise in if you count when we got home today. It was a long weekend for us because of MLK day. Need to move myself and... Read more

Another day another workout and more

Thursday, January 15, 2015      1 comments

So having hit the midwinter blues with much more force than is usually the case and really struggling with coping with life I established the "I will be healthy in all ways" plan. That is just the best name I can come to off the top of my head... Read more

A new day

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      3 comments

So my dear husband came home and I transferred my stuff to his car and took him to work and than went to the gym anyway. Yeah for perseverance on my part. Not as much time for working out as I had planned but better than nothing. Bag is again ... Read more

Vacation and moving forward

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      5 comments

So feeling slammed by someone, something, satan? this morning. This is my first day back from a 12 day vacation and I really did wash clothes after flying most of the day yesterday and packed my gym bag and all. Was headed out the door to wo... Read more

December 29th, am I on a journey?

Monday, December 29, 2014      3 comments

So a couple of weeks ago I had some issues with anger and anxiety possibly some of the worst ever. I have always had a volatile temper but I usually can keep things in control til I am in a safe place but after 3 days of feeling totally stres... Read more

Today is the day

Tuesday, January 15, 2013      4 comments

This is my thought right now. My last blog was about reasons to lose weight. Well I gained instead. Yesterday I pretty much blew my plan with a king size candy bar. I didn't eat more right before bed though and I did exercise. Today is... Read more

Reasons to Lose weight

Tuesday, October 09, 2012      8 comments

I will be able to walk further with less strain on my knee It will help lower my cholosterol. It will keep my blood pressure from rising. It will make ADL (activities of daily living) easier. My clothes will fit and look better I will ... Read more

Mayo Clinic Diet

Tuesday, September 25, 2012      4 comments

I find it interesting that I am looking at this book put out by Mayo Clinic. It lists just guidelines and habits to make and break. I think I like this. This is how I lost a great deal of weight. I need to be inspired right now. I am not ... Read more


Tuesday, August 07, 2012      4 comments

Joel Fuhrman in his book, “Eat to Live” talks a lot about nutrient density vs. caloric density. We need to eat foods that are nutritionally dense and not calorically dense. This is the book that I have mostly derived my current food plan fr... Read more

Day 4

Thursday, August 02, 2012      6 comments

Oh my. I am sitting here enjoying a bowl of strawberries after a 13 mile bike ride and listening to my washing machine. Headed out to do some grocery shopping and run errands for a while soon. In answer to the comments. I don't believe skim mi... Read more

Day 3

Wednesday, August 01, 2012      5 comments

So today is the third day of my improved eating plan. Not sure how I am feeling about everything but I am trying hard. The plan is to be plant based. For me I have decided that that means eliminating dairy and red meat and consuming only lim... Read more

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