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Quitting Processed Sugar, Not for Everyone
Saturday, May 27, 2017      5 comments

I have given up processed sugar treats because the cråvings became uncontrollable. I made a rule not to eat doughnuts, cookies, chocolate candy (think Twix and peanut M&Ms), brownies, etc. I know how to avoid hidden sugars but I still use ketc... Read more
Hold the Mayo or Let it Be!
Saturday, May 27, 2017      4 comments

I ate lunch with the principal, vice principal, and another teacher today. I ordered the BLT with cottage cheese. I am getting back to responsible eating out "without thinking" because I said, "May I have the mayo on the side?" (Good for me. ... Read more
I won the 3 Ring Toss Today
Thursday, May 25, 2017      2 comments

We had our final pep rally of the year. The teachers were asked to participate in two contests. The water balloon throw and the 3 ring toss. I actually won the three ring toss. It took forever. I got one ring on a bottle, eventually another... Read more
5 Crowns Card Game
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      2 comments

This man from Fountain Hills or somewhere in AZ created this card game called Five Crowns. My friend from Puerto Rico introduced it to me. I took it back home during a visit. Now we play it every time I am back home but the rest play it whethe... Read more
Back on Track Today after Friend's Birthday Party Hiatus I Took Yesterday
Sunday, May 21, 2017      4 comments

Making the decision to stay strong and get back on track immediately after eating beyond my calorie limit and imbibbing in a wine cooler and a half, is the best plan for me. I didn't do too badly, I think it was more the sodium in the cat... Read more
I Left a Party to Bike and Lift Weights, Then Going Back
Saturday, May 20, 2017      1 comments

I am so weird. I'm at this major milestone birthday party for one of my dearest friends. I only live a mile and a half away. I came home to ride my bike. (3.5 miles, added to 8.5 this morning makes 12 miles.) I lifted weights for a short time... Read more
Missing Weigh In
Saturday, May 20, 2017      3 comments

We had a graduation the same evening as my regularly scheduled weekly WW meeting so I am weighing in this morning after my morning bike ride. I am ready for this!... Read more
Vision Statement Question Everyone Should Answer
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      2 comments

One question you answer as you write your vision statement is, "What do I want my life to look like in (1, 5, 10) year (s)? Wow! Everyone should ask themselves this question. Everyone. And do it in writing! I need to think about this.... Read more
Just a Little Thing I Made Online
Monday, May 15, 2017      4 comments

My cross prayer made on imagechef. The background photo is the road into my little "hometown". I love that view summer, fall, winter, and spring. ... Read more
I recommend this Spark people article
Sunday, May 14, 2017      0 comments

Lessons for All Walks of Life Basics for Success ... Read more
Swimmer's Promise
Saturday, May 13, 2017      3 comments

Growing up with a lake in our backyard, I was in the water in May (Mom wouldn't let us go in the water until there was no R in the month.) 'til September. Of couse, there were years we would go wading and suddenly were pushing and splashing, w... Read more
It's a Full Moon Tonight, I Hear
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      4 comments

I hear from the community page that tonight is the full moon. I took this photo while out for a bike ride 2 days ago. I thought maybe last night w... Read more
Flossing
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      5 comments

I added flossing to my streak tracker. It has already paid off. My dental hygenist will be so proud of me. 😆... Read more
Corner Lot Blues
Sunday, May 07, 2017      2 comments

My home is on a corner. I like it except when I have to do extra yardwork on what I call the side yard by the street. We had an unusually wet winter and the weeds sprang up like crazy. I went out and tackled that stretch again this morning. ... Read more
30 Pound Weightloss
Saturday, May 06, 2017      4 comments

Yesterday at Weight Watchers I weighed in 30 pounds less than I weighed in January when I started! Actually at WW i have lost 30.8. On my SP tracker it's 30.1. It's fine, either way!... Read more

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