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Don't Rain on My Parade!
Monday, October 11, 2010      6 comments

The human condition just can't stand to be "left behind". I have some friends that need to lose weight as much as me or even more. I don't go around talking incessantly about my fitness program but I don't hide it either. So, first I notice t... Read more
Monday, October 11, 2010      2 comments

The alarm went off at 8:00 and I managed to throw myself together for church. I've been sick the past few days (think it's a sinus infection as I have also run a fever). It was fellowship meal Sunday so we were at church from 9 - 3:15 p.m. I ... Read more
STRESS and an empty desk!
Thursday, October 07, 2010      0 comments

I have not worked outside of the home in many years, but that doesn't mean I don't ply my craft. I do a lot of gratis computer work for friends, relatives, and my church. Today a request from the church for a major website overhaul and relocat... Read more
How to avoid emotional eating.
Monday, October 04, 2010      2 comments

I have learned from past experience that emotional eating comes in 2 forms. One eats when things are stressful, scary, disappointing, ____________ fill in the blank with any other negative emotion, AND one eats when excited, exhilarated, anxiou... Read more
Eating Smart~
Saturday, October 02, 2010      2 comments

We have out-of-town company for a long weekend and I have found that one CAN serve tasty meals and still stay in calorie range. I found recipes on the Spark People Recipe page, added lots of healthy vegetables, grains, fruits, etc. and SKIPPED ... Read more
Cleaning is EXCELLENT exercise!
Thursday, September 30, 2010      1 comments

I'm taking a 10 minute break from cleaning. We are having a family of 8 the next 4 nights (grandpa, mom, dad, 8 6 3 and twin 10 month olds). I bet about now you are saying "ARE YOU CRAZY?" HA! Actually it's a very good thing. I have been cl... Read more
STOP - Put the brownie down!
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      3 comments

Today is weigh-in day for the people in BLC 14 (Biggest Loser Challenge). For those of you that don't know what this is. 500 individuals signed up to participate in a 12 week challenge. Each person is placed on a team and there are mini-chall... Read more
Sometimes we have to "push" when we don't feel well.
Sunday, September 26, 2010      1 comments

I had put my cycling off for evening television. It helps to have something to distract me. I was eating my evening fruit preparing to get on the bike when it hit, that telltale blind spot in my eye. Sometimes if I lay my head down, close my ... Read more
Sweat can be a good thing!
Saturday, September 25, 2010      2 comments

We have company coming next weekend (3 adults and 5 kids). Hubby and I cleaned HARD all day. I'm talking about sweat running down the face hard! I'm so tired but I know that I have done my body good and now my house is much much cleaner! Th... Read more
Kayla like her fruits and veggies (video blog)
Thursday, September 23, 2010      2 comments

Try to skip over that "french fry" HA! We don't give them to her very often esp. now that I don't eat them!... Read more
You might be the one...
Thursday, September 23, 2010      1 comments

... that makes a difference in someone else's journey to health! There is a reason we have success when we group together for a common journey/goal. We are encouraged by others when our spirits are sagging. We learn from each other -... Read more
Small Changes ADD up (or should I say SUBRACT)
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      2 comments

So tomorrow is my first ever BLC weigh-in. Since I won't get the official "number" until tomorrow I decided to talk about OTHER victories I have had in my first week of the challenge. 1) Met some AWESOME, wonderful women. 2) Converted a ... Read more
Making a DIVERSION list.
Saturday, September 18, 2010      6 comments

I truly believe that when I feel the urge to snack/eat if I can occupy myself for a bit I can get past the urge. Obviously we have to eat our meals, but I'm talking about the mindless eating we do when bored/emotional/watching tv etc. I decide... Read more
Insight into your friends/family's attitudes.
Thursday, September 16, 2010      4 comments

How many times have you heard someone say "I want to lose weight?" If you are like me - that number MUST be in the 100's. I have come to a realization that what people are really thinking is "I want to be slimmer or thinner" (translation - loo... Read more
First Day of BLC
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      6 comments

I'm very pleased with my first day, esp. considering I spent 7 hours of it driving back from Kentucky. I'm at the minimum of my calories for the day and OVER my usual minutes of exercise! Those GOYB's have really kept me going today! I ... Read more

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