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The Magic of Music

Saturday, March 09, 2013      1 comments

It's amazing to me how powerful music can be. It can soothe you when you're feeling low. It can motivate you when you need that little boost. Yesterday my legs were feeling tight and my arthritis in my feet was hurting and I really wondered i... Read more

Back to Routine

Thursday, February 28, 2013      0 comments

One more day to enjoy with my daughter and grandson. I will miss them a lot, but I do look forward to getting back into my routine. I'll be able to do my walking and stair climbing. I'll have my food all planned out. And hopefully I'll start... Read more

The Perfect Breakfast

Wednesday, February 27, 2013      4 comments

I think I found the perfect breakfast. It's hot oat bran with a little local honey, fresh ground cinnamon, ground chia seeds, and ground flax, and a poached egg on rye toast. I feel full at breakfast and not hungry the rest of the day. I don'... Read more

Taking a vacation

Friday, February 22, 2013      3 comments

Officially I'm on vacation from work this past week and next. The vacation is to help my daughter after the birth of my grandson. What I'm finding is that I'm also taking a vacation from my walking and being more active. It wasn't on purpose.... Read more

The changes are amazing

Friday, February 15, 2013      3 comments

I started on this weight loss journey thinking just to rid myself of excess fat. I didn't realize all the changes that would come with it. I started cooking more from scratch and found it really didn't take that much more time than a prepared ... Read more

Happy Saturday

Saturday, February 09, 2013      1 comments

Today I stepped on the scale and found I had lost 4 pounds! Doesn't seem like a lot, but it's the lowest I've weighed in years. The best part is that it only took a little extra effort on my part. A little effort that I can keep doing and do... Read more

Back on track

Friday, February 08, 2013      2 comments

After a couple of days with a limited amount of physical activity, I was able to get in my walking again. It felt so good and I can actually tell a difference when I don't get the walking in.... Read more

Life is Looking Good

Thursday, February 07, 2013      4 comments

Life is looking good right now. I've been able to eat well, but without a lot of calories. It's surprising how once you start eating healthy, you don't really crave all the bad for you foods. And even when you slip, they don't taste nearly as... Read more

Grandson is here; time to make him proud of Grandma

Wednesday, February 06, 2013      5 comments

My grandson was born yesterday. I now have a new reason to get rid of this excess weight. Besides wanting to be a grandma he can be proud to be seen with, I want him to learn to eat healthy and stay active. I better practice it now so when he... Read more

Big Changes this Week

Monday, February 04, 2013      2 comments

My first grandchild is coming this week and I am so excited! I can't wait to hold him and play with him.... Read more

Working through my allergies.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      1 comments

Ok, so my allergies have really been acting up this week. Unfortunately, this has a domino effect on keeping my goals. I feel tired because of the sinuses. Feeling tired, I really don't feel like going all out on my extra activity..in fact I ... Read more

Made It Through the Weekend

Sunday, January 27, 2013      2 comments

Ok, I met my challenge head-on and I won! I kept active and I monitored my food and I still enjoyed my weekend! Now for the week ahead. Hopefully, by this time next week my grandson will be here.... Read more

Made It Through the Weekend

Sunday, January 27, 2013      0 comments

Ok, I met my challenge head-on and I won! I kept active and I monitored my food and I still enjoyed my weekend! Now for the week ahead. Hopefully, by this time next week my grandson will be here.... Read more

His Mood Swings Affects My Eating?

Saturday, January 26, 2013      4 comments

Well no more. I finally figured out that when he goes into his cold, distant mood where he withholds affection and pleasantness, I ate. I guess I was trying to fill that empty space where his love should be. Now I that I have realized that I ... Read more

Challenges Ahead

Friday, January 25, 2013      1 comments

Ok, so now it's the weekend and time for the biggest challenge. Will I be able to keep some eating the wrong things? Will I be able to find a place to walk? Right now, I'm staying motivated. I did pretty good last weekend so this weekend wil... Read more


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