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Life is almost back to normal - what's normal?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      3 comments

Taxes went in - we had to pay a lot but if you consider why - then I am truly blessed. Chicago trip was a success, we enjoyed it a lot. House got painted and looks fabulous - we got house put back together so we no longer look like hoa... Read more

The world is spinning too fast

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      4 comments

My health has returned, cold lasted a week which is actually long for me. I did not log food one day and today had to catch up for 3 days. I walked on Saturday but no other exercise,life has gotten busy and routines have gone out the window. ... Read more

I think coughing burns a lot of calories

Thursday, April 02, 2015      4 comments

I am sick - I NEVER (OK Rarely) get sick. I am not a good sick person. I have a chest cold - I tend to get chest colds - coughing hurts so much, my throat is raw from coughing, my ears hurt and my main bronchial is flaming - so I know when to c... Read more

You are a product of the choices you make or allow others to make for you.

Saturday, March 28, 2015      3 comments

Choices! I have made a lot of them, not always good ones. I have often not stopped other's choices from influencing me either. What is more important than the choices you make is learning from the choices you make. Everything we do has a ... Read more

Change in routine can cause issues - how do YOU deal?

Thursday, March 26, 2015      2 comments

I had the best routine and it works. Then we went on vacation. It was a fabulous vacation and I did well on diet and exercise as best as I could. I hit my step goal every day and way surpassed it most days, we chose active activities. We... Read more

I teach math with my food log

Wednesday, March 11, 2015      3 comments

I am a math teacher. I do a lot of math when I log my food - I work with fractions, decimals, proportion, equations. Example when I need 5 servings of instant mashed potatoes but the recipe is for 4 or 6 - how do you know how to make only 5. ... Read more

Still losing

Tuesday, March 10, 2015      5 comments

I am consistently losing 1 to a little more per week so I will just keep on keeping on. My smoothy has gotten calorie ridden but that is when I really started picking up in my weight loss - I added my healthy fats to my smoothy since I don'... Read more

Motivation comes in the strangest forms

Thursday, March 05, 2015      1 comments

Today I was having an I don't wanna day. It was icey, I was not in much of a mood to go to the YMCA, my son had a 2 hour delay and I offered to let him ride with me instead of take the bus to give him an extra 30 minutes to finish a paper he wa... Read more

Wednesday night check in

Wednesday, March 04, 2015      5 comments

Daily blogging doesn't seem necessary for me anymore. Food we've got down, I plan 2 weeks at a time and write it on a wipe off calendar in my kitchen so everyone knows what to cook, we make enough leftovers for lunches the next day usually ... Read more

Another week but doing great!!

Friday, February 27, 2015      2 comments

My plan to blog daily has not really happened - I make sure I log my food after each meal and especially before I eat dinner. I plan my meals, I go exercise, I drink water but sometimes I simply don't have time to blog. So far I have lost ... Read more

Snowy Saturday

Saturday, February 21, 2015      0 comments

Yesterday we had a 2 hour delay but since I work at a homeless shelter as their teacher in the mornings - I didn't delay as they hadn't had class all week. Found out that another snow front was moving in that night and my 16 year old son had hi... Read more

Have you ever revisited your blogs?

Thursday, February 19, 2015      1 comments

I started sparkpeople over 5 years ago but quit and then my e-mail changed and I forgot my log in. So 2 years ago I restarted with new name - I made it 2 months, last year I started and made it about 3 months or so I went back and reread my bl... Read more

Inches vs. pounds -Inches are winning

Tuesday, February 17, 2015      1 comments

I have lost a ton of inches and I have also lost 8 lbs - when I think that I would like to lose 80 lbs total 8 is 1/10 of the way there or 10%. I have been doing this for 6 weeks so that is an average of 1.3 lbs a week. The last time I measure... Read more

Valentines weekend was an amazing celebration of food and weight loss.

Monday, February 16, 2015      3 comments

I can't believe it has been 11 days since I last posted. That is crazy how time flies - it has been a week since I stopped using the coach as I didn't feel I needed it. I log my food everday and my exercise but everything else I don't seem to... Read more

Planning when the routine has to change or I have to eat out.

Thursday, February 05, 2015      0 comments

My action plan for today is to plan when I know I am going out. I usually do this. For the Friday before Valentines dinner we will be going out to dinner at a very fancy restaurant and then off to see Fifty Shades of Grey - really looking forw... Read more


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