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Exercises for March

Friday, February 13, 2015      5 comments

I'm supposed to blog about changing up my exercises so that I keep challenging my muscles. You know I like blogging as much as wilted, soggy spinach, but here goes. I feel like I'm working on regaining my momentum with my exercise routines... Read more

So How About Those NSVs?

Monday, February 09, 2015      6 comments

So I'm back from our Florida vacation. I brought my friend the scale with me because she speaks the truth to me and it wasn't good news while there. I'm glad that I'm making progress again albeit I'm relosing the lost weight I enjoyed before v... Read more

Ten Years From Now

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      7 comments

Gee, I'll be 71! Well now that I'm over that little number, I'll be at a healthy weight for my age and learned to roll with the punches that caused problems for me when I was a "youngster". I will handle stress and emotional tensions witho... Read more

Lifestyle Action Words for a Maize Mountaineer: Part Two

Sunday, April 13, 2014      9 comments

Here we go again! It's time to reflect on lifestyle words that help motivate and illuminate me towards a healthier life. This time I have more questions when I ponder these words, so that's what I'm posting. Later on in the team quarter, I'll... Read more

Stress Management: Maize Mountaineer Style

Tuesday, March 11, 2014      4 comments

I've felt worn out the past few days, maybe thanks to my sweetie's germs. I did make progress in weight loss and measurements since last week, and I'm thankful for that. My zeal has diminished along with my energy. So, it's good that this wee... Read more

Rewards: Maize Mountaineers Style

Tuesday, March 04, 2014      5 comments

This week started with a smile from my scale and I'm thankful for that. I revived my old lunch stand-by of tuna salad, and discovered that my sweetie loves tuna salad. Well, after almost 19 years, he can still surprise me. Changing my lunch m... Read more

Beyond Comfort: Maize Mountaineer Style

Tuesday, February 25, 2014      4 comments

I had a successful week, my time management focus to prioritize my exercise worked well. The scale smiled at me on Monday so did my measuring tape, so I'm satisfied with my progress. The team focus for this week is beyond comfort. That's a li... Read more

Time Management: Maize Mountaineer Style

Monday, February 17, 2014      3 comments

Time management - ugh! I knew this was coming. How does a person who dislikes to do lists and reminders, but likes accomplishments and reached goals, work out a compromise on time management. Let's get going: Preparedness: I tend to delay... Read more

Obstacles: Maize Mountaineer Style

Monday, February 10, 2014      1 comments

I'm very happy to be home again after three weeks in Florida and Virginia! Unfortunately, I did not benefit from our constant travel and eating out during last week, so my weight is up. The good news is that my weekly focus on acceptance helpe... Read more

Acceptance: Maize Mountaineer Style

Monday, February 03, 2014      7 comments

I had a mild setback today since I gained weight since last Monday, so this is a great beginning to focus on acceptance. I did very well with my nutrition and exercise, BUT celebrating my sweetie's birthday over the weekend probably did me in. I... Read more

Visualization: Maize Mountaineer Style

Monday, January 27, 2014      2 comments

I'm thankful for another week of successes that overcame my challenges last week. I continue to lose weight slowly and regain good balance with my exercise and nutrition. My sweetie supported and encouraged me every day. I feel I made good progr... Read more

Support: Maize Mountaineer Style

Tuesday, January 21, 2014      3 comments

My support system for a healthy lifestyle has been my Spark Family and my DH. As I've meditated on "support" for my team focus, I've been sad because that is the extent of my support system (apart from God as my Strength, of course). It is eye-o... Read more

Mindset: Maize Mountaineer Style

Monday, January 13, 2014      1 comments

My last blog defined Mindset as "This word reminds that I must consider what my focus is. My focus is not to be on my extra weight, but loving myself where I am at this time. However, I'm also to love myself enough to not leave myself with 20 ex... Read more

Lifestyle Action Words for a Maize Mountaineer

Monday, January 06, 2014      7 comments

Mindset = This word reminds that I must consider what my focus is. My focus is not to be on my extra weight, but loving myself where I am at this time. However, I'm also to love myself enough to not leave myself with 20 extra pounds that cause... Read more

My Truth Speaker Spoke

Saturday, September 08, 2012      9 comments

I'd avoided her for weeks. For a while I didn't see her, hidden away so it was easy for me to forget about her. I had a feeling I knew what she'd say when I saw her again, and I just wasn't ready for that. Not that she's mean or anything, but... Read more

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