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When life interupts your schedule - habits take over

Thursday, May 21, 2009      1 comments

I have been a grandmother for seven days now. My daughter and grandson live with us so we are up close and personal with all the baby care. My husband and I were in the labor room with my daughter and I was her birthing coach along with a very e... Read more

Kids say the darnest things...

Tuesday, April 28, 2009      1 comments

My hubby and I were out riding bikes and stopped at a park to rest a minute and drink some water. Some children ran up to their parents. The little girl told her parents that her brother had grabbed her shoes and thrown them at her. The boy spok... Read more

Weighing In

Monday, April 27, 2009      0 comments

Nope, I am not talking about you standing on a scale. I am talking about you putting your food on a scale to see just how accurate you are about food portions you are logging in your nutrition journal. It's easy to "eyeball" a serving and t... Read more

Getting Organized

Sunday, April 26, 2009      1 comments

Every January one of my goals is always about finally getting organized. Somehow it just doesn't happen. I even buy books about it to inspire me to succeed. Then I run across them later in a pile of stuff. I considered taking a picture of my boo... Read more

Never, never give up!

Friday, April 24, 2009      1 comments

Winston Churchill motivated the free world with these words during WWII. Times were dire and people had much to fear and feel hopeless about. However, as long as you keep the faith and have hope you can keep moving forward each and every day. ... Read more

Dieting on vacation is almost impossible!

Sunday, April 19, 2009      0 comments

We spent last weekend in Herman, Missouri at a lovely bed and breakfast called Les Lavandes. The bed and breakfast is located outside of Herman in a very small town called Starkenburg. The food was awesome and we had a cottage suite overlooking ... Read more

Two steps back...Setbacks Stink! But you can learn from them.

Saturday, April 04, 2009      1 comments

Diet strategy for this week suggests I post about a setback. Sometimes it feels like I am on a see-saw. Up one week, right back down the next. It is so easy to give in and give up. Dieting and exercising can be the hardest change ever. So much s... Read more

Stalled or so I thought...

Saturday, March 28, 2009      0 comments

I had been holding the same weight for three weeks. My own fault!!! Last week I was doing so good then we went out for Italian at a great little place I had never been to and I ate a whole plate of cheese ravioli in roasted pepper cream sauce. Y... Read more

Stalled!

Friday, March 27, 2009      0 comments

My progress is stalled. I know why. I need to work the program better. I have been making do without shopping for the nutritional plan. I haven't hit the gym like I should this week. I will regroup and do better next week and get back on t... Read more

It's good to change up your workout

Wednesday, March 18, 2009      0 comments

I try to stick with the same work out for about 4 weeks. Then I create a new one using the SparkPeople workout generator. And I also add some of my own choices. Keeping the same work out for 4 - 6 weeks insures you learn it and get some good tra... Read more

My days are too short!

Thursday, February 26, 2009      2 comments

I need more than 24 hours each day! I just can't get everything done. It doesn't help that I worked 12 hours yesterday...didn't take a break for lunch. I cracked open a can of soup and sloshed it down over my computer. Argh! However, ... Read more

All the pieces of the puzzle

Tuesday, February 24, 2009      1 comments

Losing weight is much more that just dieting. Nutrition and fitness work together to get your calories where they need to be and your metabolism in sync. The types of food you eat are also important. Understanding the nutrients you need each day... Read more

Three Eights

Monday, February 23, 2009      0 comments

I am working on getting 8 hours of sleep, drinking 8 glasses of water, and eating 8 fruits and vegetables everyday. Sleeping 8 hours is a big change for me. Now that I have been working at it for a week, I feel more relaxed and much less s... Read more

Beautiful boy, precious gift of life

Sunday, February 22, 2009      1 comments

I will soon be a grandmother to a little boy. He is quite a surprise! His birth will be in about two months. I talk to him whenever my daughter lets me and I love to feel his ... Read more

Motivational Points

Sunday, February 22, 2009      0 comments

Have you created your motivational goals yet? Here are mine:

Personal Appearance:

I want to:

  • Fit into "that" dress
  • Firm up what I have
  • Feel beautiful
  • Keep my thighs from kissi... Read more


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