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Ch 7, Days 6, 7
Beautiful traveling weather to Asheville, NC and a great, scenic trip. BILs home in the mountains is very nice with a large porch that winds around three sides of the home with beautiful landscaping with vegetable plants cleverly nes... Read more
Ch 7, Day 5
I'm skating on thin ice over here with crossing the day's goals finish line. For the past few days, I am getting up in the wee hours of the night to snack before the day begins. I am hoping with the change-up in my routine that just naturally ... Read more
Ch 7, Day 4
"A thousand policemen directing traffic cannot tell you why you come or where you go." (T.S. Elliott)
One of the great questions of life. Today, I don't even know where I'm going -- with my exercise that is. From yesterday's podiatrist vi... Read more
Ch 7, Day 3
I'm in for a rougher day today, no question. I ended up eating some "allowable" snacks in the wee hours of the morning because I was really hungry. I've pulled myself together as much as I can. First, I planned out some lean meals so that I c... Read more
Ch 7, Day 2
It IS such a good morning! Why?
I made it through a really difficult day yesterday when I really thought I couldn't do it. These difficult days ALWAYS follow a "normal" off plan dinner out at friends/relatives and this time was no differ... Read more
Chapter 7 - Day 1, 100 Days of Accountability
A new chapter. #7. It feels just like any other day. I guess that's how it's supposed to feel if I've really transformed my life over the span of 600 days.
I will stay with my current plan to eat in range, walk, and no evening snacking u... Read more
Chapter 6 - 100 Days of Accountability
Happy Easter, friends!
The close of another 100 Days of Accountability is upon me. Such trickery that it occurs on Easter with a food fest looming. A recent dinner at friends, in which my streak came to an end, stings my memory. I hope, ... Read more
Ch 6, Day 99
All week I've been saying I was going to get the grandkids Easter baskets together....since I am delivering two of them today...looks like that IS definitely going to happen this day. I can be such a procrastinator.
I am already wondering ... Read more
Ch 6, Day 98
Yesterday's grilled pork with apple chutney was a bust...DH and DS3 didn't care for it. I thought the chutney was decent on its own but really did nothing for the pork....maybe I'm just a "sauce" kind of girl. I'm going to add some cornstarch ... Read more
Ch 6, Da7 97
Enjoying my Spark People Cookbook that I got out of the Libary
Had a nice visit with MIL yesterday
Good to talk with my baby Sis by phone...looking forward to a trip down to see her soon.
Finally settled on... Read more
Ch 6, Day 96
Got extra exercise in yesterday with grandbaby and stroller
Enjoyed CW line dancing
Stayed the course
#1 - eat in range
#2 - walk
#3 - no evening snacking
Library to pick up Spark ... Read more
Ch 6, Day 95
Hello, new day. Time to make the most of you.
It was very tough, but I stayed on track yesterday. Exercise got done near midnight, but, it got done and I was able to meet my goals for the day.
You. I so apprecia... Read more
Ch 6, Day 94
I already know I have to fight through this day to stay on track the way this day has started. I got up through the night and had something to eat so that will require me to be more strategic all day in order to eat in calorie range. And, I wo... Read more
Ch 6, Day 93
Enjoyed a wonderful dinner with friends last evening. The jambalaya was memorable as always. The hostess made a low cal apple tart using splenda blend topped with a dab of vanilla ice cream. Delicious and guilt free.
BUT, I succumbed to ... Read more
Ch 6, Day 92
Overall, it's been a decent week regarding health and fitness. Today could be my downfall -- we accepted an invitation to our friends home for dinner. The wife is a fabulous cook, from the deep South, and is making her famous jambalaya. and be... Read more