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The Party's Over.
Yesterday I put away all Christmas decorations around the house. Why? Well, it seems that I have been having a "party in my mouth" for too long. By putting away the holiday decorations (there weren't many), I am psychologically ready to get back... Read more
I Am Not in a Holiday Mood and I am Venting.
I spent November away and on vacation. The weather was beautiful and it was relaxing and fun. Now that December is here, I am home, where it is cold and gray. My house is in disorder with redecorating going on and things out of place everywhere.... Read more
What, Me Worry?
I have had some trouble sleeping well and eating right. There are personal issues that i worry about, and my good intentions go out the window.
When I think of my problems, I don't sleep well. And when I get exhausted from not getting slee... Read more
Does Waxing a Floor Count as Exercise?
I have been busy trying to get the house in order, cleaning everything in sight. Now I am working on waxing the old style hard waxed hardwood floors in our family room. Is there an easy way to do this? Now I know why my mother stayed slim with n... Read more
Ouch, owee, oooh, I had an accident
Yesterday I tried to do an unassisted pullup on the assisted pullup machine. I folded the food rest platform out of the way and it was in front of the machine on the little wall that forms the structure of the machine.
Then I proceeded to ... Read more
OMG! The Donut Burger! Now I've Heard Everything.
I went to the Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus Ohio at the State Fairgrounds last weekend to see my daughter compete. At noon, I looked for something to eat, and walked down the midway area where the food concessions are. Then I saw it. A DON... Read more
Naughty Me, Went Running Yesterday
The doctor who did my knee surgery doesn't want me to run. But yesterday was such a beautiful day, after days of rain, that i had to get outdoors to exercise. So i took a 6 mile run on the trail.
My knee didn't hurt, as I was careful to lan... Read more
Day 3, October Challenge and Still Going Strong
I put on a new workout outfit today to celebrate logging my food carefully. So far, so good, 3 days into my Oct challenge.
I have another week to go before my husband gets back from his trip and I have only myself to look out for. I miss hi... Read more
Day 2 of October Challenge and Guilty of Indulging in.....Clothes.
Oh, I know, only day 2. but I am on track with food and exercise. Sleep--still difficult to get enough of because i don't sleep well at night. But I am tracking every bite and eating well and at my goal calories.
Bought lots of new workout... Read more
October Goals (GOYAM TEAM)
I've slipped a little lately and need a new month to get back to working my goals.
Starting today, I will:
Spin class 3 x per week
Weight training 3 x per week
Get on bed on time, and get up on time
Practice balance e... Read more
One Crazy Week, Bitter Sweet and Wacky!
It has been a crazy week. My cat needed surgery, my daughter and son-in-law were visiting from out of town, and son-in-law had a wacky time here.
Son-in-law (Bryan) missed his flight here because he lost his Blackberry and didn't want to ge... Read more
Do I Really Want to Get There?
I am so close to my goal weight. Yet I think I am resisting trying too hard to reach it. Maybe I think I will miss those moments of satisfaction at seeing a pound drop off. I have reached other goals in the past, like completing a marathon, Som... Read more
Oink, Oink....Yesterday Was A Disaster!
I had such a bad case of "I"m starving" yesterday. My calorie intake has been not that low lately, about 1500-1800, so I don't know what happened.
I think weight training is upping my appetite. Anyway, I gave in to my urges to splurge.
I ... Read more
Sometimes Things Are Just a Little Too Convenient For My Own Good!
When I joined a 10 day to stay off the scale for 10 days, I decided to put the scale out of sight for that time. I half-joked that I wasn't sure if I would remember where i had put it after the challenge was over. That old scale had been ruling... Read more
My New Plan With the @*!*?* Scale.
After I completed two 10 day challenges to stay off the scale, I have decided that I am OK with weighing myself only 3 times per month. It was making me completely crazy. One day I weighed myself before exercise, then afterwards. How crazy is it... Read more