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Thanks, friends, re: last night's blog NOT on track
Monday, January 14, 2013      9 comments

Ugh. Had a bad night thanks to yesterday's over-rich food. I slept till the last possible minute this morning because I'd slept so poorly, definitely not up to Bootcamp videos, but did 5 min gentle stretching to get myself going. I'm dr... Read more
Day 13 NOT on track
Sunday, January 13, 2013      5 comments

Unexpectedly hectic day, too many calories, too few fitness minutes. I'm really glad I doubled my Bootcamp Challenge video this morning. Will carry on tomorrow.... Read more
Day 12 mostly good and learning
Saturday, January 12, 2013      9 comments

Interesting day. 40 really good fitness minutes 1206 tracked calories PLUS making up the deficit. To explain: I ate a good breakfast, factoring in the coffee and half & half, not light, that I'd have at a workshop. Lunch was m... Read more
11 Days & Brought my own sprinkles!
Friday, January 11, 2013      4 comments

I worked today near a shop with homemade ice cream. I always stop when I'm there. Today I planned for indulgence on a reasonable scale. Instead of my usual huge deluxe choc-dipped and sprinkled cone, I had coconut frozen yogurt in a small cup... Read more
Day 10 Really good through no fault of my own!
Thursday, January 10, 2013      2 comments

I had two challenges today. After sleeping poorly but getting up anyway so I could exercise, I could NOT access the internet so I couldn't do my Bootcamp video. I rode my stationary bike which I would have done for cardio anyway. It was a VER... Read more
Day 9, going fine!
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      4 comments

1309 calories 25 fitness minutes Highlight of day - 1 hr massage Ahhh...... Read more
8 Days Good
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      11 comments

Food: 1297 calories Fitness: 41 min, 3 SP videos Fun: stopped at the library and did a puzzle. Can't do them at home; too much "help" from cats ... Read more
Day 7 Begin as you mean to go on
Monday, January 07, 2013      8 comments

That was my thought when I went to bed last night. I had packed my lunch, checked my bag, laid out exercise clothes, and knew what I was going to wear. Those things make my morning more relaxed. This morning I woke up without my alarm. G... Read more
Day 6 streak!
Sunday, January 06, 2013      6 comments

The new year is going great so far. Two big accomplishments today: 1. Woke up feeling really good and did 2 SP videos. I hope I feel that good tomorrow when I go back to work. 2. Managed potluck with only 461 cal. I ate strawberri... Read more
Day 5 Going Strong!
Saturday, January 05, 2013      9 comments

Woohoo! Going strong! 1209 cal & 22 fitness min which included 2 SP videos. I'm a little worried about going back to work on Monday after two restful weeks. My challenge is to work on a daily routine till I have one that works. It... Read more
youtube 23 & 1/2 hrs
Saturday, January 05, 2013      3 comments

For all of us who struggle with motivation, this video is worth taking the time to watch.
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Day 4 success
Friday, January 04, 2013      7 comments

Update first on yesterday - I forgot to eat my evening snack, so had to go back and delete 149 cal. Alas! Today: 1220 cal &34 min exercise. I wanted corned beef hash so bought the reduced fat version. One poached egg and 1.5 c steamed ... Read more
Day 3 on a roll and ???
Thursday, January 03, 2013      3 comments

1503 cal & 33 min exercise. How many things can you think of to add to fitness minutes while sitting at traffic lights?... Read more
Jan 2 Day 2 of New Year
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      7 comments

Two goals - meticulous tracking and 15 min exercise. So far so good. Well within cal range today and room for a snack later, and 51 min exercise instead of 15. VG Cheers for self - can do this. Can you tell I've reread Bridget Jones's D... Read more
Christmas Cocoa, 50 cal
Thursday, December 27, 2012      8 comments

I've shared this with friends, but I'm about to fix a cup for myself and thought I'd pass it around. My mother-in-law got this recipe out of GuidePosts a few years ago. I slimmed it down by using almond milk and sweetener. 1 c Silk Pure A... Read more

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