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A TIME investment!
Monday, October 11, 2010      2 comments

I have discovered one of the reasons I am successful this time in losing weight I am taking the "time" to prepare things for me. Always before I would eat easy things when alone (hubby on the road). Now I don't think a thing about preparing ... Read more
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

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