Super excited over test results....thanks, Spark!
It's been 3 years since I last went for my bone density test. I was expecting worse news, since my spine and hips were both in the osteopenia range.
I have taken this news seriously, but wanted to approach a therapy that incorporated whole... Read more
DAYS 86, 87
Whoops! Letting the day's blogging get away from me. Tis the season for much busyness, I guess.
DAY'S POSITIVES - DAY 86
-Enjoyed some sister time over lunch and conversation.
-Ate a sensible lunch
-Stayed within calorie range fo... Read more
Days 83, 84, 85
On track, but no exercise, although I did snitch some holiday cookies that my friend brought us as a present.
On track with food choices until I made dinner be dinner followed by "appetizers." Oh, brother.
Over calo... Read more
Days 79, 80, 81, 82
DAYS 79, 80, 81
Oh goodness, I am behind in my blogging. The days are a blur from so much busyness, except I know that on Thursday, 12/8, my streak of no snacking ended. Sad but true. I am still trying to get back on track, having eaten ov... Read more
Ch 5, Day 78
It is so nice to be up earlier today, so I can enjoy some early morning sparking time with you. You make it the nicest time of my day.
Now that my work deadlines are behind me, I need to put a game plan together for the holidays. I have s... Read more
Ch 5, Day 77
My buzzwords for the day today are MY PROGRAM
I've been slacking with it lately, replacing it with client work deadlines, Thanksgiving holiday preparations, and stolen moments of downtime.
I made it through the Thanksgiving holidays wi... Read more
Ch 5, Days 75 & 76
I seem to be developing a new pattern of blogging every two days. I guess that can be both good and bad. Bad, because it gives the appearance I am slipping, but good because I am not obsessed with the task at hand. The good news is that I am ... Read more
Ch 5, Days 73 & 74
Pity party over BP is over. Brushed myself off and got back on track with eating and exercise. Enjoyed a lovely mid morning walk before grandbaby arrived. She added all the sunshine I needed in my day.
961 Total Calories
I ... Read more
Ch 5, Days 71 & 72
Went to the docs for my annual physical. Annual? Haven't been since 2008. I made it such an ordeal. I spent an hour trying to figure out an outfit that only weighed 1#. by weighing my clothes on the kitchen food scale. ... Read more
Ch 5, Days 69 & 70
Worked all day on DS1's books for his business. I got him ready for his meeting with his accountant.
Too busy to hardly eat....very light eating day. Spent the day and evening at DS1's as we worked side by ... Read more
Ch 5, Day 68
Comin' down after holiday eating is tough. I was only saved by having no leftovers to chow down on. My cravings for decadent foods led to my eating allowable snacks for dinner.
Today, I am feeling much more like myself...it's weird to ... Read more
Ch 5, Day 67
Our family enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday at DS2s and DILs. The food was over the top fantastic -- appetizers, dinner entrees, dessert. Our hosts really out did themselves.
No leftovers to tempt me.
Wal... Read more
Ch 5, Day 66
Dutifully and with necessity, I hopped on the scale this morning. After all, one must get a pre-holiday read, yes? 148.5#. I will try and hold steady through to 12-31-11. Checking my stats from last year, same time, I am 4# lighter. At leas... Read more
Ch 5, Day 65
It's going to be a busy day right from the first yawn. Trying to get three dishes done for DILs Thanksgiving Table tomorrow. Got the sweet potatoes into the oven while I made my coffee, so I am multi-tasking already.
I managed to get the... Read more
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Ch 5, Day 64
I am feeling a spirit of joy today. Nothing out of the ordinary happened yesterday. But inside of me, I feel extraordinary for having fought hard to achieve the goals I set for fitness and health. I created a healthy and fit day. I'm glad to... Read more