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New books and new motivation
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      2 comments

I ordered some new Tosca Reno books from Amazon that arrived in the mail yesterday. I've been reading, Your Best Body Now and Just the Rules. I have nearly all of Tosca's books...or maybe I do have all of them now...anyway, her books are defin... Read more
July 27, 2012 ~ Not perfect...but OK!
Friday, July 27, 2012      2 comments

I've been on track, mostly...OK - I've had several less than stellar days...but I'm OK. I've gotten rid of 5 pounds in the last 3 weeks and will continue to refine my "practice" of fat loss and muscle building. Who knows if I'll ever get it ri... Read more
Day 11 ~ Doing OK
Thursday, July 05, 2012      4 comments

I returned from my bike ride yesterday...hungry...chips and ceviche on the table...OK, I'll just have a that even POSSIBLE??? I had a few...and a few more...and a few more...oh, there was some avocado, too. It could have been wors... Read more
Day 10 ~ Down Another Pound
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      5 comments

This morning, I weighed myself and was down another pound since last night's weigh in. I'm contemplating a short ride today...around 11 miles...just to loosen up a bit. I also plan to do some yoga, crunches, squats, and upper body weight... Read more
Day 9 ~ Biking and Weigh In Today!
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      2 comments

Today, I will head out for a 20 mile ride...maybe more! This evening, I'll weigh in at WW. We'll see how that goes. I'll update my blog after I weigh in...even if no one else reads it, it will be documentation for me. Have a great... Read more
Day 8 of 36+ ~ A Weekend of Family Fun!
Monday, July 02, 2012      3 comments

I celebrated my birthday this past weekend with family ~ my sister and brother in law have a very peaceful home with a pool and spa ~ we often go there for family events. Trouble is, in my mind (and in the minds of other family members) it's ti... Read more
Day 5 of 36+
Saturday, June 30, 2012      3 comments

Today is day 5 of the 36 days I'm counting toward our beach/surfing vacation. I'm doing well...down 4 pounds since Monday...lots of exercise, proper eating, and low sodium have aided in that. I don't expect to keep this rate of weight loss up.... Read more
Day 4 ~ Putting it all in perspective
Friday, June 29, 2012      0 comments

A friend of mine lost his adult son yesterday. As I run around worrying and complaining about my weight, whether or not I will ever weigh what I did 5 years ago, and how I will look in a bathing suit this summer, this man grieves for his ... Read more
Staying Tough and Keeping Focused ~ Day 3
Thursday, June 28, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday was another good day! I wasn't able to get any exercise in ~ I got busy with other things and decided to go to a spinning class and a yoga class in the early evening, but our son came over for dinner and decided to stay a while...... Read more
Satisfied and Moving Forward
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      2 comments

Alright ~ I have one day down...and that's all it takes to get the ball rolling. I planned all meals and snacks yesterday and had a GREAT workout ~ spinning, yoga, and (upper body) weights. I was hungry late in the evening, but stayed "t... Read more
Beach Vacation ~ 36 days
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      3 comments

I have a beach vacation planned in 36 days ~ 5 weeks. I just returned from a short road trip with my husband and two adult sons ~ I ate and drank too much! So, today, I'm beginning the countdown to our beach/surf vacation ~ back to Weight Watc... Read more
5/21/12 ~ back with a spark (159)
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      3 comments

I've been reading back over my blogs ~ starting waaaaay back in 2007! I lost 20 pounds with SparkPeople then! Today, I weigh 159...then, I had gotten down to 134. Yes, I was 5 years younger. I'm 53...wondering if I can still do it...pretty s... Read more
Day 45
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      2 comments

Today is day 45 of my 30 minutes + activity challenge. I've had a couple of sketchy days in there, but I've managed to do SOMETHING that qualifies as activity ... Read more
Holiday Spirit :-)
Thursday, December 08, 2011      0 comments

I am totally in the Holiday Spirit even though I haven't shopped yet! ~~ my tree is up but not decorated ~~ I haven't bought any Christmas cards ~~ I haven't completed my gift shopping list ~~ I can't bring myself to go out in the traffic. Hmmm... Read more
Day 30 ~ Exercise Streak :-)
Tuesday, December 06, 2011      1 comments

Hi emoticon Today is day 30 of my 30 minute plus exercise commitment. ... Read more

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