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Eating out healthy

Thursday, November 13, 2014      3 comments

My daily visualization was to "imagine that you're out to dinner and you order one of the healthiest options on the menu instead of your usual order. How does it make you feel to have made the healthier choice? Think of that feeling if you have ... Read more

I feel motivated today!

Friday, November 07, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday evening when I got off of work, I was starting to feel nauseated and my head hurt. I had plan to prepare for dinner turkey chili. However, I knew this would probably upset my stomach even more. I needed something light like chicke... Read more

These are the days.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      3 comments

Today, I am mindful that it is days like this that I forget my health goals. It is a very slow and quiet day in the office. I am bored. It is days like this that I tend to overeat. But because today I am mindful of this emotional habit, I am... Read more

Do something different: Go forward!

Thursday, October 30, 2014      1 comments

"Every time you misstep on your healthy journey, you have two choices: to keep walking backwards, which will surely take you even further away from your goals; or to accept your lack of perfection as normal and forgivable, and take not one, but ... Read more

I am doing this for me

Thursday, August 14, 2014      1 comments

I was in committee meeting. We needed to meet again to accomplish tasks. However, several members of the committee had previous plans. We had a deadline. So we decided to meet at unusual time for the group. I made the statement that I coul... Read more

14th day

Thursday, November 14, 2013      2 comments

I have been attempting to lose weight for a while. The recent plateau caused me to look at the things that I have been doing. As I blogged before, I was eating more than I should. Now I realize since I have posted my goals up (at my desk i... Read more

I overdone it.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013      2 comments

November 2nd is the last time I have exercised in this month. I did myself in. I jogged in the pool for one hour on Saturday, November 2nd. When I got up Sunday morning, my back was messed up. I finally went to the doctor on Wednesday. H... Read more

Back on the road again

Thursday, November 07, 2013      1 comments

I am back on the road again to a healthier me. I had reached a plateau in weight lost. I blamed it on my age, menopause and limited mobility. But I realized it was none of those things. I started tracking my food again and I have discov... Read more

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Saturday, November 19, 2011      0 comments

That's 3 entries that have not posted. What goes on here? Did I need to keep that to myself?... Read more

2 good weeks

Friday, November 11, 2011      2 comments

I have been walking consistenly for two weeks. Today, I realized that I could have walked a little farther when I got to my usual spot. So next week, I will step up steps and time. I have walked 5000 steps for most days this week. I only w... Read more

15 minutes to goal

Wednesday, November 02, 2011      1 comments

Today, I finally walked before I went to work. I have been promising myself for months, that I had to get back to walking. I have been sporadically walking for last six months or so. When I think about it probably longer than that. Well, I g... Read more

Favorite Foods

Wednesday, October 12, 2011      1 comments

I have manually entered some favorite foods over the last year. However, when I pull up favorites, not all of them are on my favorite list. I have had several instances where I thought I manually entered a food,but then I could not find it. T... Read more

Life is not always a bowl of cheeries

Saturday, October 01, 2011      1 comments

I just spent an hour trying to calm down my daughter. She had a big fight with her daughter. She is depressed about her relationship with her grown children. It is difficult to hear the problems she is having with them. I know she feels all ... Read more

Boredom VS Healthy Lifestyle

Thursday, September 15, 2011      1 comments

Boredom get me into trouble with healthy living. When I am bored, I don't want to take the time to fix a healthy breakfast. I just want stop and get a high calorie breakfast sandwich. I know there are other alternatives, but when I am bored I... Read more

Who knew?

Thursday, September 08, 2011      1 comments

I generally eat tomatoes on a salad. I often tried to add an whole sliced tomato as side dish with lunch or dinner. However, I usually don't eat it all. It just does not seem to taste as good as on a salad Recently, I watch Chef Meg's v... Read more


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