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Monday, April 25, 2016      2 comments

BLC (BIGGEST LOSER CHALLENGE) IS REGISTERING NOW! The Biggest Loser Challenge (also known as the BLC) is a 15 week challenge that was INSPIRED by, but not based on the TV show of the same name. We have been around for 9+ years encouraging ... Read more

Living a Healthier Lifestyle Agreement

Monday, February 15, 2016      5 comments

Knowing the importance of living a healthy lifestyle, I agree to the following: 1. 20 minutes a day at least 5 x a week of cardio and 15 minutes of additional exercise. 2. Strength training at least 3 x a week. 3. Walk between 6,000... Read more

Reality Looking You In the Face

Thursday, December 10, 2015      6 comments

Yesterday I had a followup appointment at the doctor's office. Because my A1C is still above 7, my metformin has been increased to 2,000 milligrams a day. This doctor took the time to explain to me what would happen if I do not change my eatin... Read more

What a Difference a Heath Coach Makes

Friday, August 28, 2015      7 comments

I haven't been on in a while because I have been concentrating on myself. At work we now have a wellness center for the employees. One of the perks to this wellness center is a free health coach. I signed up and met with Heather last week. W... Read more

Taking a Look At Myself

Friday, August 07, 2015      5 comments

This past week, I have been taking a long hard look at myself. What started this introspection was a confrontation with an emotional acquaintance last Friday. She accused me of not liking her and specifically picking her out to not like. This... Read more

Getting It All Figured Out

Monday, April 20, 2015      6 comments

I have been spending the past month figuring out the following: 1. Remembering to take my blood sugar test in the morning and trying to pick the right spot in my finger to lance. You have tiny blood vessels in your finger and twice I have... Read more

Take Care of Yourself

Monday, March 23, 2015      4 comments

I haven't been on in over a week because I have been dealing with doctor and dentist appointments and am now going to be seeing my doctor next week. I had blood work completed last week and I know that I will be seeing the doctor next week beca... Read more

100 Days of Weight Loss--Day 2

Saturday, March 14, 2015      3 comments

So today was about being interested or committed. If you are interested in living a healthier lifestyle, you are easily swayed to get off track. However, if you are committed you will do it any way, no matter what. Yesterday I would hav... Read more

100 Days of Weight Loss--Day 1

Friday, March 13, 2015      8 comments

Weight--268 Breakfast--1 whole wheat thin round, 1 TBS peanutbutter, 1 cup 1% milk Day 1 of Book: I used to be that way... This section of the book talks about changing your way of thinking. Starting today I will eliminate t... Read more

100 Days of Weight Loss

Thursday, March 12, 2015      5 comments

It has been said that there is no time like the present to start something. I am taking today as my present and am starting 100 Days of Weight Loss. A friend recommended this book to me. So today I start out at 265 pounds which is the largest... Read more

Spring 5% Challenge Will Be Starting Soon

Thursday, March 12, 2015      9 comments

At the beginning of January, I joined a Winter 5% Challenge. It was very fun and I learned a lot from the challenge. We will be starting the Spring 5% Challenge in a few weeks. If you are interested in joining the challenge, click on the link... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment

Friday, January 02, 2015      4 comments

My Exercise Commitment will be: Cardio Walk 30 minutes Monday through Sunday Strength Training 30 minutes Mon, Wed, Friday Toning 30 minutes Tues, Thurs & Sat ... Read more

Starting Over Again

Sunday, November 16, 2014      5 comments

I am sitting at home as the snow is falling and am wondering how I got to this point again. Almost 2 years ago I had lost 30 pounds only to gain it and 10 more pounds back. I could beat myself up about it, but I think it is more important to f... Read more

Start of the New BLC

Monday, September 15, 2014      7 comments

Wednesday is weigh in day for the 26th round of the BLC. This round I am with the Blue Lion Trackers who have an open tracker policy. What goes in your smacker goes in the tracker. I know this will help me as I have been making poor food choi... Read more


Wednesday, September 10, 2014      8 comments

I just needed a place to vent this morning. My DH is working on a house that his sister is building along a river. The river was up high this past weekend because of all the rain. He was out there all day yesterday putting in her plumbing bec... Read more

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