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New Month - New Goals- New Motivation - New Incentive - New Challenges - No Excuses!

Monday, November 01, 2010      10 comments

This is my mantra for the month. Goals - I will focus on getting those fruits and vegetables in everyday. I will eat within calorie range - I will exercise 6 days a week Motivation - new pants that are already hanging in my closet! ... Read more

Happy Birthday Present to Me!

Sunday, October 31, 2010      16 comments

No, today is not my birthday and neither was Friday but when I arrived home on Friday night there was a package on our porch that was suppose to be my birthday present. I had asked hubby for an early birthday present but I was thinking more like... Read more

Aging Fit and Strong

Thursday, October 28, 2010      5 comments

That is the name of the new fitness class I started taking tonight. The catalog mentioned strength and cardio so I was thinking it would have both. However tonight's class consisted of a full 60 minutes of Calisthenics. I have to admit it was no... Read more

A message to my Class

Wednesday, October 27, 2010      8 comments

Have you decided to put more effort into changing your lifestyle. We are coming up on a couple of tough months and I for one will make it through these months healthier. There is no waiting until the New Year - We made a commitment last year whe... Read more

I'm looking ahead - November Goals

Friday, October 22, 2010      11 comments

With October nearing the end, I have really been thinking a lot about my November goals. To start I know that my before work and lunch time walks may be a little more limited so I have signed up for 2 fitness classes at the college. They are eac... Read more

"October's Party"

Thursday, October 21, 2010      11 comments

October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds came - The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples, And leaves of every name. The Sunshine spread a carpet, And everything was grand, Miss Weather led the dancing, Professor Wind the band. ~Geo... Read more

Chicken and Apple Sausage

Sunday, October 17, 2010      9 comments

I have blogged a few times regarding my husbands and mine sausage making. Our brother in law had bought a partial pig and had all these packages of sausage that he did not like. He asked us to come over and doctor it up so that he didnít have to... Read more

Spedies

Wednesday, October 13, 2010      7 comments

Spedies are cubed pieces of meat (pork, beef, lamb and even chicken) marinated and grilled. They are very popular in our area to the point that every year now we have a Spedie Fest which consists of cook offs to determine the best in multiple ca... Read more

Green Spinach and Eggs... oh and Grilled Veggies!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010      8 comments

No, it isn't "Green Eggs and Ham" but try them I think you will like them! Can you guess my favorite book from childhood? emoticonRead more

Weekend sabotage

Monday, October 11, 2010      7 comments

I get through the week with a little bit of a weight loss. Then the weekend comes along and I throw caution to the wind. I know I need to make better weekend choices, but Iím struggling doing it. Once Friday hits I want that Friday night cocktai... Read more

Green Tomatoes, herbs, Clams and Fish

Saturday, October 09, 2010      6 comments

We have the threat of a frost tonight so we had to clean out the gardens. I was amazed at how many tomatoes were still on the vines. There were a few almost ripe, but the majority of them were green. My husband would like to try fried green toma... Read more

Orange, Purple and Green Cauliflower

Wednesday, October 06, 2010      16 comments

I'm going to be blogging a little more about food because of the Trick or treat challenge Iím a part of. I also had vowed to try different foods and over the years I have seen different color cauliflower, but for some reason I always stayed with... Read more

Emotional Eating Again

Monday, October 04, 2010      17 comments

So I have vowed to eat within range and to exercise everyday and to get myself back on the right track. This afternoon we traveled out of town for a wake and had to eat dinner away. It was a very sad death of a friend. His car was run over by a ... Read more

Commitments and Goals for October

Thursday, September 30, 2010      5 comments

I am going to do my best to make some changes in October that will get my tracker moving in the right direction again Ė Yes that would be towards the Right! Iíve come to far to blow it now. I pledge 1300 fitness minutes for October. Read more

Fridayís Loss Ė Sundayís Sauce

Monday, September 27, 2010      14 comments

My earlier blog this week told the tale of my work related stress this week and how I emotional ate due to this. It doesn't surprise me since emotional eating directly related to stressful situations in my life is a major reason I was obese at t... Read more


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