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Day 3 of 10 day challenge

Sunday, June 03, 2012      2 comments

Today was very busy with gardening and getting the house chores back in order. I felt I walked many more steps than 6135. I guess when I spent 2 hours swimming my pedometer does not record that movement. I even had time for a nap today! A well d... Read more

Day 2 of a 10 day challenge

Sunday, June 03, 2012      2 comments

I did not know if I would have the chance to post a blog tonight. I worked as a docent at Cabot's Pueblo Museum giving tours to guests who have paid $150.00 a plate for a BBQ dinner. There were political figures celebrities and very wealthy gues... Read more

Day 1 Of 10 Day challenge

Friday, June 01, 2012      3 comments

1. Walk at least 6,000 steps a day and reach for 10,000 / 6373 steps @4:10 pm will update tomorrow 2. Log all food consumed on the food tracker daily / completed 3. take meds and record blood pressure readings daily / took meds an... Read more

A New 10 day cahllenge

Thursday, May 31, 2012      4 comments

Aweise and I have agreed to a 10 day challenge. Eash of us will post 5 personal goals that we would like to achieve over the next 10 days. May personal goals are as follows. 1. Walk atleast 6,000 steps a day and reach for 10,000 2. Log... Read more

Fishing

Thursday, May 03, 2012      3 comments

I have had an amazing adventure. The last five days have been spent fishing the Eastern Sierras. I walked over 12,000 steps per day and had wonderfulair to breathe. NOw I just need to keep up the pace and walk here at home. I would like to ... Read more

Stress cripples good habits

Friday, March 16, 2012      2 comments

I was issued a layoff notice on friday March 9 2012 at 6:03 pm and since then I have been on a horrible down slide of my eating habits. I post my nutrition and SCREAM out load...WHAT ARE YOU DOING! I have portions mastered! I Know what to eat a... Read more

A week of Success

Wednesday, March 07, 2012      2 comments

I have faithfully tracked my food portions for a week. I have drank at least 100 ounces of water. I have made awesome food choices 97% of the time. I have slept at least 6 hours a night . I have avoided salt as often as possible. I h... Read more

Turn around trips

Friday, March 02, 2012      2 comments

Tomorrow our scholarship committee is hosting a bus turn around trip to Laughlin Nevada. There will be all sorts of snacks and junk food on the bus. I have considered just joining them , but instead. I have decided to pack some apples , Cleminti... Read more

Fast food cravings

Thursday, March 01, 2012      3 comments

Is it that we crave those yummy french fries or is it just the salt and carbs? I have avoided my Local Del Taco for 5 days now. The air is filled with the smell of french fried hot from the oil. Do I miss them ? Do I crave them ? YES I DO! ... Read more

Counting the steps

Wednesday, February 29, 2012      3 comments

Everyday I wear my pedometer and count my steps. To day I am counting my way back on track to a healthier lifestyle. I am measuring my portions and being satisfied with enough. Not only do I count my steps but I am counting my Blessi... Read more

Taking my own advice

Tuesday, February 28, 2012      1 comments

To day I reread a few of my blogs . WOW I really had it all together. I am taking control and stepping forward . Believing in myself I know that I can accomplish anything! I have lost my way due to a back injury . I Have stumbled , It's time t... Read more

Sop ~look and Listen

Monday, December 06, 2010      3 comments

Today just like every other morning I get up and start off with a great start. Hot breakfast , pack a wonderful lunch and plans to walk on my breaks. So when does it all fall apart? By 9 am I feel the need for a snack, No problem I have 4 pie... Read more

Relaxing is part of the journey

Monday, July 26, 2010      4 comments

Learning to relax has been a difficult challenge for me. I am constantly working even though I CAN have the summers off .This year my husband decided at the beginning of summer that we should park our RV at the lake for 3 months! we would get a... Read more

10 things I have changed in 365 days

Tuesday, June 29, 2010      2 comments

It seems like a year has passed by so rapidly. I have lowered the number on the scale from 228 to 192. . I have gained energy and self esteem. I have encouraged others to never give up, which in return has kept me on this journey. 10 Thin... Read more

BIgger workout bigger breakfast

Wednesday, June 23, 2010      4 comments

This morning I walked 6 miles before breakfast and I am Hungry! So I have made a yogurt parfait with fresh pineapple, blue berries and banana.I topped it off with a pumpkin ~flaxseed granola . I also added 1/2 of an english muffin with 1/2 table... Read more


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