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Family day

Saturday, July 20, 2013      2 comments

We had a family gathering today... and I met people that I have heard stories about but never saw before. It was really wonderful to meet family. Today I ate a small chicken salad sandwich, fruit and 1 mini cannoli and I enjoyed each of my... Read more

Today is going to be guacamole day

Friday, July 19, 2013      7 comments

So I have the avocado... and it is just the right amount of ripeness... and I have tomato, lime, cilantro, onion, and my favorite high fiber cracker and I am going to mix this up for a delicious treat in the hot weather... after I come bac... Read more

Progress is a wonderful thing

Thursday, July 18, 2013      5 comments

So I have lost 1.6 lbs this week and it is a miracle because the heat has made it more difficult to push the exercise- I am walking every day but not as fast as I could if the heat was a bit less... but you can't tell it by the moisture running ... Read more

Today is a day with a lot of different demands

Tuesday, July 16, 2013      3 comments

Exercise, job hunting, getting together two events for the weekend AND listening to a group of immigrants to hear the challenges of starting a new life in the United States... how is that for a day... so I got up early to exercise. Have my list ... Read more

Good Day

Saturday, July 13, 2013      7 comments

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Rethinking food

Friday, July 12, 2013      5 comments

Soooo I love veggies and I love summer fruit, but when I get hungry I go for sugar and fat... usually because it is so readily available. But no more... I have pre-cooked a bunch of brown rice and veggies in the frig so if I am hungry I can go m... Read more

Half way through my mini goal

Thursday, July 11, 2013      5 comments

So this time I decided on my tape not to put the entire journey out there to do- but to make mini goals that were far enough away that it was till a lot of work, but not so far that it was something that seems impossible... so I put a 12 lb weig... Read more

putting me in the equation

Wednesday, July 10, 2013      5 comments

So I have ups and downs this week- it is hard to get your healthy habits going sometimes. I am walking each morning and lifting a different part of the body each day- today is core day. I am slurping up support from my SP buddies as I attempt to... Read more

The good food always disappears first in my pantry

Tuesday, July 09, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday I ran into trouble because the good food had vanished. Now there are only two of us, but DH heads straight for the food I got for myself- so I got up... Milk- gone, brown rice- gone, stuff to make guacamole gone... fruit gone... and gu... Read more

New Day and Ready to go

Monday, July 08, 2013      4 comments

So I rested yesterday and it is so good to take a day and just be... went to church and came home and read.. it was a joy and reset my clock... So today I have ... <a href=Read more

Day of Rest

Sunday, July 07, 2013      3 comments

So today had a wonderful service at church and a wonderful sermon to think about... Love having a day that resets the entire week. Came home from church tired and took a nap and have read two short stories... both from Europe about a time t... Read more

Hungry Day

Saturday, July 06, 2013      3 comments

I think I am going to have to regroup on my exercise, fluid, and food ratio- I think I got dehydrated early on- even though I got all my water in by noon and then got more... I still felt moist all day and possibly dehydrated after my walk and m... Read more

New self care ideas

Friday, July 05, 2013      2 comments

I have been drinking my water and exercising each day since Tues. it is always a process for me to get moving and drinking, but when I do I feel better... so why don't I keep on going? Life always gets in the way. I start doing something- focusi... Read more

Some progress for a great fire cracker day!!!

Thursday, July 04, 2013      1 comments

So I have lost 2 lbs since the last time I weighed and today I lost another 1 lb (I got on the scale late yesterday and decided I wanted an am weight to see what was really going on- will weigh again next Thursday)... and I don't lose weight ver... Read more

Rain... Oh come on I actually wanted to walk today....

Wednesday, July 03, 2013      2 comments

LOL I got up and heard the rain pounding down in my roof and thought= me... I... actually wanted to walk- can you imagine? I am so happy to have exercise on my mind but if I can't walk outside (ok I suppose I could walk outside and get all wet..... Read more

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