Ch 4, Day 74
I am laced up and ready to get walking for the day...as soon as daylight arrives. My day goes so much better when I make sure I get my cardio in early. That way, I don't have to waste time dreading getting my exercise in. Periodically, I try ... Read more
Ch 4, Day 73
Zumba, today. For some reason, today, I am wide awake and ready to being the day. It is unseasonably cool and should be nice for a walk. More rain predicted for the day.
I love the M-F structure.
Should ... Read more
Ch 4, Day 72
Thought I had time for a walk today, in between the raindrops. NOT! All of a sudden I heard a roar. ... Read more
Ch 4, Day 71
I had a great healthy day yesterday. I walked 4 miles; I strength trained my uppers. Dinner was done and I was still within calorie range. Good deal.
All this sweet success vanished with night time snacking on M&Ms.
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Ch 4, Day 70
Some days are hard, and yesterday was all of that. It feels extra good today to have fought my way through the day to achieve an On Plan day. Repetitive acts are usually easier... and I am counting on that today for an OP day.
DAY'S PO... Read more
Ch 4, Day 69
It seemed prudent to hold off writing my blog until now. The morning sure started out rough, after yesterday's foodfest, and I really wasn't confident of where my day was really headed. And, I had a mood to match...gosh such an ugly combinatio... Read more
Ch 4, Day 68
Another beautiful day. From waking late, I'm not sure if I can squeeze in a morning walk before I get MIL to her early morning doctor's appt.
A beautiful morning.
Love my sparking time with you.
My large tom... Read more
Ch 4, Day 67
What a lovely morning. The birds greet the day with song. So shall I.
It is wonderful to see.
It is wonderful to hear.
It is wonderful to smell.
The day awakens my senses.
I love the promise of new... Read more
Ch 4, Day 66
Hello Monday! I recaptured that morning after great feeling from being On Plan. Now going for another day of healthy habits. I start Zumba today. I am really hoping that it is something that I will like because I want to add an activity that... Read more
Ch Day 64 & 65
Saturday was a great day in every way. Except for fitness and health. I did not exercise and I forgot my good food choices by 5p when I was out with my sis. My commitment is weak right now. I ordered fries (why?); I ordered cake for... Read more
Ch 4, Day 62
With hospital and family stress behind me, "It's time to get real" quoting Dr. Phil. Am I committed to me or not?
"Strong reasons, make strong actions." (William Shakespeare)
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Ch 4, Day 61
Some days it takes sheer willpower to be positive. Today is one of those days. I agreed to help SIL argue with hospital personnel over BILs transition to his home or rehab....it's been so difficult for them because of hospital administrators w... Read more
Ch 4, Day 60
Yikes...only 40 more days to complete this journey. I feel like this has been a roller coaster ride. Time to get OFF and get some of my equilibrium back into motion.
Today, even before my company left, I got out a... Read more
Ch 4, Day 59
I meant to blog much earlier today. My house guests leave for AZ tomorrow and then my perpetual party -- the foodfest -- is officially over. I have actually missed my usual routine, even walking.
"Look, Ma, no cavi... Read more
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Ch 4, Day 58
Lately, with company staying with us, I have been living with no regard to my usual actions towards fitness and health. Yet, I am reminded how important good health is as I watch my 57 yr. old diabetic brother-in-law's struggle to recover from ... Read more