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1 Whole Year! Not One Potato Chip!!

Monday, June 17, 2013      12 comments

That's right. As of today, I have gone a full year without eating a potato chip. They were once my go to food morning, noon, and night. Did I loose a bunch of weight? No, but I didn't gain either Do I feel loads better? No, b... Read more

What Use To Be...

Wednesday, June 12, 2013      4 comments

I'm currently reading Get Motivated! by Tamara Lowe. One of the points is discovering your motivational type. If anyone is familiar with it, I am a CSI. (Connector, Stabilizer, Internal). As a connector, the book states that I need to be ... Read more

Recommitted Week 2

Saturday, June 08, 2013      3 comments

Accentuate the positive....Accentuate the positive I am only talking about the positive items for the week. I am not forgetting or hiding the negative, but I refuse to dwell on them. And yes, it was not a perfect week. Remained posit... Read more

Recommitted Day 7

Saturday, June 01, 2013      3 comments

Well...here is end the of the week and my daily blog. I feel renewed. Adding to my current goals -28 Day Boot Camp -Weekly Recommitted blogs -Continue to learn about myself and why I do the things I do -Maintain my daily pos... Read more

Recommitted Day 6

Friday, May 31, 2013      2 comments

Another good day yesterday. I am making good choices. -I have been craving a DQ M&M Blizzard for a couple of weeks, I had a half cup of vanilla ice cream instead and that took care of the craving -I was going to eat pizza for lunch... Read more

Recommitted Day 5

Thursday, May 30, 2013      3 comments

I remained positive yesterday. I also accomplished a few things. It felt like the first sunny day in central Illinois for year, even though it was only a week. I got the grass cut, hit 11k in steps, went to the library, and did a few othe... Read more

Recommitted Day 4

Wednesday, May 29, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday went well. My daughter and did some grocery shopping and we actually had a good time doing it. It just goes to show that any mundane task can be made enjoyable. I started a Positivity Journal. Throughout the day, I jot down pos... Read more

Recommitted Day 3

Tuesday, May 28, 2013      3 comments

Today begins my third day of recommitting myself. I logged all food for yesterday and walked the treadmill for 30 minutes last night. I got in my 10k steps and 20 flight of stairs. I also joined a few more groups. One area that I have st... Read more

Recommitted(?)-Day 2

Monday, May 27, 2013      3 comments

I did very well yesterday. I spent some time thinking about how to recommit to a healthy lifestyle. Decided to keep it easy and not overwhelm myself as I normally do. I am very good at doing this for a few days in a row. I know I can mak... Read more

How to re-commit

Sunday, May 26, 2013      4 comments

I want to re-commit to this process. When I first joined Sparkpeople I did pretty good for a short time but would never commit to the long term. The choices I currently make are not the best, and I am aware of that as I am making them. I don'... Read more

Couldn't walk away

Monday, February 25, 2013      5 comments

In my last blog entry I stated I was done for now, but I couldn't just walk away. I am adopting a new strategy by attempting to only focus on logging food and activities, reading articles and posts, and journaling. To that end, I left all ... Read more

Time To Be Honest...

Wednesday, February 20, 2013      5 comments

...At least with myself. I have lost the desire, determination, fortitude, gumption, credibility, drive, motivation, faith, attitude, reasons....to continue. I have a moment of inspiration and I type on these pages that I'm going to do... Read more

Lost Momentum

Monday, February 04, 2013      3 comments

I was really doing well going into the end of January. I ended up losing 11.2 lbs and I had completed 5 days of the 28 Day Bootcamp. You think that would have generated a lot of momentum on its own. But NO. I skipped the workout on... Read more

Starting up Bootcamp-Week 1 Goals

Sunday, January 27, 2013      1 comments

Thought I would throw this in blog form for some accountability. My goals for the 1st week beginning 1/27/13 are: Exercise to the videos daily Walk 10k steps daily Cardio 4 times during the week (Might give my daughter a good laugh... Read more

100 days Without a Potato Chip

Wednesday, September 19, 2012      10 comments

Today marks 100 days without potato chip. You don't understand understand.... I LOVE potato chips. They were my go to snack, heck, sometimes they were my breakfast, lunch or dinner..... To be honest, I really don't miss them anym... Read more


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