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Chapter 26, Day 52
Sunday, August 20, 2017      4 comments

If not now, then when? Now. Got through a first day again yesterday. Streak, Day 1. Self: See, it can be done! A commitment can go a long, long way. Today, I will focus on what I can do. DAY'S POSITIVES Signed up for a ... Read more
Chapter 26, Day 25
Monday, July 24, 2017      4 comments

These next few days will be quiet time. By Thursday, the busyness will start when my BIL and wife arrive to town and will be our houseguests through the weekend; they are in town for my niece's wedding. It will be a fun time for MIL, with all h... Read more
Chapter 26, Day 16 .... foot injury & recalculating
Saturday, July 15, 2017      7 comments

Ok, so it is official: doc said my foot injury is a bone contusion, with some tendon damage, in which the injured area is constantly stressed because I walk on the side of my foot. He wanted me in a boot up to my knee (or an ankle boot), a 90 ... Read more
Chapter 26, Day 5 ... well go figure
Tuesday, July 04, 2017      7 comments

Appetizers at family events have always been one of my toughest challenges. No matter all the self talk, once I start into the bowl of potato chips, I'm done for. Today, prior to son's cookout, I'd decided to bring some low cal appetizers of m... Read more
Chapter 26, Day 3....taking stock
Sunday, July 02, 2017      5 comments

Really? 2500 days under my belt, and I have not reached goal weight? So then, WHAT IS the timeline, for reaching goal weight? Or normal BMI? Sixty million dollar questions. Context. Relativity. The big picture. More than 6 years... Read more
Chapter 25, Day 95
Saturday, June 24, 2017      5 comments

After a healthy breakfast and all gung ho on healthy, my resolve weakened and I was into the snacks again. Undaunted, I will prevail today and salvage my day by finishing up under total allowable calories. One mishap will NOT determine my day.... Read more
Chapter 25, Day 88....no progress
Saturday, June 17, 2017      8 comments

no progress this week. surprised? no. I didn't put the work in regarding my food choices. I looked at a start page spark resource that suggested visualizing weight loss. Some ideas were moving marbles from one jar to another as pounds ar... Read more
Chapter 25, Day 80 ... What's the most important virtue with weight loss?
Friday, June 09, 2017      7 comments

What is the most important virtue when it comes to weight loss, and health and wellness? A few run through my head: consistency self discipline commitment I've never had any self-discipline, and that seems to make consistency doub... Read more
Chapter 25, Day 69....she's back!
Monday, May 29, 2017      7 comments

That snack eating monster returned! What happened? I crossed over to the other side of health and wellness, Dagnabbit! I was seduced by the appetizers at DS2s.....I'd forgotten how hard this part of family food events are for me....or minimiz... Read more
Chapter 25, Day 68
Sunday, May 28, 2017      3 comments

Night time snacking is one of my bad habits. I really, really wanted to snack last night. I didn't. I was able to resist these temptations by thinking thin over what my body shape is and it gave me the power boost to resist that I needed. An... Read more
Chapter 25, Day 66
Friday, May 26, 2017      5 comments

My social calendar has been active last couple of days. My DILs took us mothers out to dinner and to see Wicked. I enjoyed the play that was in an old historic theater. The restaurant provided a limo shuttle back and forth to the theater........ Read more
Chapter 25, Day 64
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      8 comments

The week has gone well so far with food plan. I am getting in my fitness minutes daily. Tonight DILs are taking all the moms out to dinner and then to see Wicked play for our Mothers Day gift. I haven't had a night out on the town like ... Read more
Chapter 25, Day 62 ... crossed to other side?
Monday, May 22, 2017      6 comments

I think I've crossed over to the other side now regarding eating healthy. What are the signs? One of them for me, is I can be around goodies and not feel tempted. DH brought chocolate covered donuts into the house and there they were, fron... Read more
Chapter 25, Day 60
Saturday, May 20, 2017      4 comments

Lots of days lost during Chapter 25, when it comes to proper eating and exercise. DAY'S POSITIVES Day 1 of Back on Track - going well so far! Audit is done; return to lighter client workload. Yay! Mother-in-law has made a miraculous ... Read more
What makes me smile?
Friday, May 12, 2017      8 comments

I saw this on a fellow sparker's blog and thought it was such a nice idea. 10 Things That Make Me Smile 1) an early morning rise....hope abounding 2) my morning coffee....sweet, sweet, java, my elixir in life 3) when DH does somet... Read more

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