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Ch 8, Day 13
Monday, July 30, 2012      3 comments

An early morning start. It is far too cool of a morning for the month of July; feels like the fall season is pressing inward much too soon. Visited with my friend who has cancer yesterday, who just underwent surgery, and who is now home. ... Read more
Ch 8, Day 12
Sunday, July 29, 2012      1 comments

Is this really it? The time when all the food events are over? The time now, that I can't trip myself up? The time when the health and fitness journey really CAN happen? Let's be serious for a moment. While I am grateful, there are ... Read more
Ch 8, Day 11
Saturday, July 28, 2012      3 comments

Tired today. No matter. It will be a busy day. DAY'S POSITIVES Special time with family today. Good weather. DAY'S PLANS #1-eat in vacation range #2-Walk #3-no evening snacking After walk, care for and visit with frie... Read more
Ch 8, Day 10
Friday, July 27, 2012      3 comments

Hello, day! Awoke to a 3:30a alarm on my smart phone. It's a new phone for me. Neither DH or I could figure out how to shut off the alarm so we're both up (sorry, DH!). Looks like it will be a super productive day, at 5a I already have ... Read more
Ch 8, Day 9
Thursday, July 26, 2012      3 comments

Rain, rain, and more rain. The storm front is massive. We are in a drought, so this is a good thing. Bad thing for my walk out doors. I spent some time hunting down some healthier recipes for the Saturday Soiree appetizers I committed to... Read more
Ch 8, Day 8
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      4 comments

Gosh, I am dragging this morning. I feel like I am coming down with another cold. I could hardly escape it with DH being down with a cold for a week, and then grand baby. Think: mind over matter. Just do it. Whatever it takes, stay t... Read more
Ch 8, Day 7
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      3 comments

I'm closing the first week of Ch 8, on track and in routine in a healthy and fit way. It feels mighty good, too. It will be another hot humid day here today. It is time to get out and walk while the day is cooler. I'm going to walk again... Read more
Ch 8, Day 6
Monday, July 23, 2012      2 comments

Vacation is officially over today. It was really a splendid time all the way around. DH and I both feel like we've gained weight....those darn carbs!! My friend is babysitting grand baby at our house today as DS2 is having a contractor w... Read more
Ch 8, Day 5
Sunday, July 22, 2012      2 comments

Okay, I went off the deep end with my food choices yesterday....not horribly, but I did exceed my "vacation range" of total daily calories. I can still meet this goal on average over the 3 days if I make good choices today. I didn't walk more ... Read more
Ch 8, Day 4
Saturday, July 21, 2012      4 comments

Having a wonderful time while on vacation with our friends. Conversation with them has been wonderful; lots of laughter. I am enjoying the break from client work. I am getting used to my new smart phone. My frustration level with it is ... Read more
Ch 8, Day 3
Friday, July 20, 2012      3 comments

This will have to be quick, as DH is wanting to depart for our trip already. Sigh. After a fitful night's short rest, I am feeling stubborn and will take a few moments to enjoy my coffee and a moment of silence. Gratefully, I will be able to ... Read more
Ch. 8, Day 2
Thursday, July 19, 2012      2 comments

Well I did it! Got my self On Plan for a full day. I feel uneasy, though, I feel unsure of myself this time around. I have no misconceptions; a fall is just a misstep away. I faced the reality of the scale today, as I wanted to have a ba... Read more
Chapter 8, 100 Days of Accountability
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      3 comments

I'm unmotivated. And, I am mad at myself for wasting Chapter 7 away. "We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action." (Frank Tibolt) Ok. I g... Read more
Ch 7, Day 100
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      0 comments

Posting Day 100 -- THE BIG DAY -- a day late, sorta says it all. Unmotivated, Uncommitted, Little Follow Through: that's mostly what Chapter 7 was for me. Reflecting, it's hard to commit this reality to word. But after all, these chapters ar... Read more
Ch 7, Day 99
Monday, July 16, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday's hosted family picnic was a huge success both in terms of enjoyment and my food consumption. Meeting my goal for vacation food range, I was only slightly over my routine range. DAY'S POSITIVES Everyone enjoyed the family time ... Read more

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