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My No Candy Bar Challenge Update
Sunday, August 07, 2011      3 comments

Day 4 - I have not yet had a candy bar. As a matter of fact, I have not had any candy at all. You see, I mention this because the thought did cross my mind that Skittles are not a candy bar. I have realized that I have not been taking my ea... Read more
I am Hanging in There
Thursday, August 04, 2011      6 comments

I had a busy day yesterday and had to drive to town for some appointments. This does not sound like a big deal, but getting in the car seems to be a trigger for my husband and I. I was pressed for time and did not have time to eat as well as I ... Read more
Time to get serious
Monday, August 01, 2011      6 comments

MY daughter and son in law have been trying to quit smoking and so I said that if they quit smoking I'll stop eating candy bars. My SIL told me I had to pick something easier. HA! if he only knew, I think we are on even playing levels here. ... Read more
Am I a Sugar Addict?
Saturday, July 30, 2011      6 comments

I often wonder if I am I am addicted to sugar. According to an addiction is defined as: "the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narc... Read more
Did I fail?
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      6 comments

NO! emoticon 'nuff said.... Read more
Saturday, July 23, 2011      5 comments

It's all about choices. Lately as I been thinking about what to blog I notice that I often want to blog about how I gave in to a temptation and ended up buying and eating a candy bar, donut or chips. It is easy to say, "I am addicted to ________... Read more
Today, I am Officially a Runner...
Friday, July 22, 2011      6 comments

That is what was stated at the end of the podcast I completed today: 5k101 from Running Mate Media week 8. Actually, everyday I put on my running shoes and get out the door and run down the road 'I AM OFFICIALLY A RUNNER!!!!!" JUST WANTED T... Read more
Back to Tracking using Diet Power
Friday, July 22, 2011      5 comments

I have not tracked my food intake for a while now and I am back to doing it. I am aware of eating more processed sweet treats than I want and so I figured I'd better start getting a visual of how much I am eating. I want to stop giving in to tho... Read more
How silly is that?
Thursday, July 14, 2011      1 comments

I am beginning to see how absurd I am being when although I want to eat health supporting foods I keep buying (and eating) those sweets full of sugar and fat, i.e. chips, donuts and candy bars. Hey! small progress here, cookies are no longer on... Read more
Do I come with a reset button?
Sunday, July 10, 2011      3 comments

What a day we had yesterday: the baby was fussy all day long, my daughter has been sick, I fell and hurt my wrist, my husbands pain is getting unmanageable. I wish we all came with a reset or rewind button so we can start over. But we cann... Read more
Sugar, It's got a hold on me
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      6 comments

I am trying to learn about the ill effects of that sugar has on my body. The number one thing is that it feeds cancer cells. I do not want cancer, yet why do I keep eating these sugar laden sweets. Giving up the supermarket meats was easy ... Read more
MY 5k Race Time
Saturday, July 02, 2011      3 comments

emoticon I am surprised at my emotions when I finished the Firecracker 5k. I finished with my best time so far, 31'... Read more
Don't think of me as a wuss, but...
Thursday, June 30, 2011      2 comments

My granddaughter (age 9) loves to accompany me when I go for my runs on her bicycle. However, yesterday it was hot (we have had a cool summer so far) and the roads were just graded and had lots of sand and rocks. It was hard for her to pedal bec... Read more
My 5k race results
Sunday, June 26, 2011      4 comments

My time for the race was 1 second more than my prerun trial, (31'34") but it was still better than last years. When I crossed the finished line, the first thing my daughter said to me was "You should have see the two oldtimers who crossed the fi... Read more
Not quite accomplished, but almost
Friday, June 24, 2011      4 comments

It has been a while since I blogged. Things seems to be slowing down a bit now. My premie grandson is now home and doing well. He is on a three hour feeding schedule so I am taking turns with my daughter. I get the day shift! My running is ... Read more

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