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  • Fitbit back on track...and so am I!

    10/27/2016 10:18:55 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    While my fitbit wasn't tracking I felt really out of touch with how I was doing. I continued my exercise. I continued my healthy eating. I con... Read more

  • Thanks for ideas about fitbit

    10/25/2016 9:05:18 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    So, as suggested I contacted the company to see if they might replace my broken fitbit. I don't really expect them to. I'd had this one for a c... Read more

  • Bye-bye fitbit!

    10/22/2016 1:48:39 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    My fitbit bit the dust. It stopped sending some of the data a couple weeks ago and struggled to connect to charge. Today it is dead! So sad. ... Read more

  • Lost day!

    10/21/2016 5:17:01 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I had so many things planned for today. Alas, I got hit with a major migraine early and ended up unable to do any of the planned tasks. Now it'... Read more

  • Climbing back on track...

    10/18/2016 2:25:27 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    DH is trying to get over a sinus infection and then he passed a kidney stone this morning (about 60 since he started struggling with this about 4... Read more

  • Under the weather

    10/17/2016 8:39:48 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Struggling a bit. I find it all too easy to snack on unhealthy fare when I'm sick. Glad it's not a major illness. Should be back on track in a... Read more

  • Need more strength training!

    10/14/2016 8:43:48 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    My walking is pretty much on track. I get out there each day or walk indoors. Yesterday was my highest total in awhile...just over 9 miles. Bu... Read more

  • Too many carbs, too much salt, not enough water....

    10/13/2016 6:47:40 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    These are my main food struggles these days. Whenever I notice a little edema on my legs I realize I'm on a bad trajectory for me. At the same ... Read more

  • Fall Fun!

    10/11/2016 1:52:06 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    We've had some beautiful fall days lately. Walking has been a joy. Life has been so full of a ton of volunteer responsibilities, but I wouldn't... Read more

  • Tomorrow is not promised to any of us!

    10/2/2016 9:21:34 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    The past week was hard. There were such highs and lows and I bit off more than I should have in a lot of areas. However, the hardest part was a... Read more

  • Rewards of reaching goals!

    9/30/2016 8:28:32 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    This week was a success.. Does anybody know sometimes it's good to celebrate small victories along the way... I got on the treadmill and ran ... Read more

  • Starting a new process!

    9/27/2016 8:28:46 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    I used to feel like those people...You know the ones...who always have an excuse as to why I couldn't get my work out in..and thus why my weight ... Read more

  • Thank you for your prayers for my friend!

    9/27/2016 12:15:18 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    I so appreciate all the prayers and encouragement from SP friends. My dear friend, Connie, died last Wednesday and I went to her funeral today. ... Read more

  • Before And After

    9/26/2016 2:01:49 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Don't we all love the before and after photos...regardless if it is a friend who had laser surgery for their eye sight or having a surgery to rem... Read more

  • Please pray for my friend

    9/20/2016 6:56:54 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Please pray for my dear friend, Bible study pal, and prayer partner. Connie is on life support since yesterday due to heart failure. Her poor h... Read more

  • Plateau busted!

    9/16/2016 2:21:02 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Well, sort of. I'm in maintenance mode, but do want to lose some more pounds for vanity reasons. I got off the plateau the wrong way. I gained... Read more

  • Incidental exercise is probably my favorite.

    9/11/2016 8:39:32 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    I chugged mostly uphill to our annual street fair to help with one of the booths. It's about 1 1/2 miles. (I thought longingly to the walk home... Read more

  • Complacent!

    9/9/2016 4:30:13 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I've been in a bit of a rut lately. I'm way over extended at the moment with no end in sight. I love all I am doing. It's just a lot. Which b... Read more

  • Finding me

    9/2/2016 12:25:42 PM, by AZDREAMS

    going thru an incredibly hard time over the last 2 years I have Packed on 35 pounds onto a body that was already 40 pounds overweight I ache ever... Read more

  • Runner's Knee!

    9/1/2016 8:24:56 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Just because your strategic doesn't mean you won't have set backs... For the last week or so..I chose not to go into the gym...I chose to just ... Read more

  • Too much sadness...again!

    8/31/2016 9:49:44 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    At the beginning of this year my grand nephew was violently murdered at work by a deranged co-worker. His body was found about a week later. Hi... Read more

  • Less time working out this week

    8/25/2016 9:32:41 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Due to increased pain, I've had to cut back a bit this week. Still walking more than 10,000 steps but not able to do much additional training r... Read more

  • One month later...

    8/15/2016 10:39:25 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I haven't blogged in a month. The first two weeks I was out of town and had a very challenging, but vert rewarding get away, We watch two of ou... Read more

  • Planning well

    7/29/2016 8:30:05 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Today I want to talk about one of the hardest aspects to bringing about a state of change... Planning well! I realized that this was one of t... Read more

  • A change of program

    7/19/2016 8:30:51 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Here's the point... In order to see real change..I realize I have to do something real (drastically) different! I've pushed myself so hard on... Read more

  • Pushing yourself!

    7/15/2016 8:30:13 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Ever wondered what would happen ...if you pushed yourself beyond your comfort zone... Like really?? This morning I was in the gym as usual..... Read more

  • Experiment

    7/14/2016 10:32:03 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I tried eating some unhealthy things early in the day to see what would happen with the scale. Even though my calories were where they should be... Read more

  • One of those days

    7/13/2016 3:52:00 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I'm dragging today. I feel like I'm sleepwalking through my day. I got up early to watch my grandsons with their swim teams and then my grandda... Read more

  • Making progress...slowly

    7/11/2016 5:36:49 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I would love to be able to jog a 5K and to walk a half-marathon. I'm far from getting to either, but am making progress. Yesterday at the gym... Read more

  • Two rest days!

    7/9/2016 7:32:34 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I hope this isn't an indication that ms is hitting a difficult stretch. I was so excited to have walked (some jogging, too) more than 30,000 ste... Read more

  • I lost a day and then found it!

    7/7/2016 9:51:35 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I thought yesterday was Thursday and aimed to get 30,000+ steps. It was nearly the end of the day before I actually realized it was Wednesday. ... Read more

  • SMART Goals

    7/7/2016 8:29:53 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    The first thing we must do....Is set a goal! You and I may think this part can be skipped..surprisingly this is the hardest first step that takes... Read more

  • Fellowship Frenzy

    7/6/2016 3:04:06 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    On Sunday my husband and I were in charge of fellowship hours after both worship services. I know my habits are well in place by the way I appro... Read more

  • Forgetting to weigh in

    7/6/2016 8:30:12 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    What happens when enthusiasm wanes...When you have to find a way to keep your game up and yourself motivated to accomplish the goals you set heal... Read more

  • Holiday Weekend Success

    7/5/2016 5:56:43 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I was very active over the long weekend including leading a parade to pass out flags to all the people along the route. I took my husband and si... Read more

  • I must increase intensity!

    7/1/2016 6:01:15 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I get in lots of steps each day, some walking, some jogging. But, there are only so many hours in a day that I can do this. I sneak in lots of ... Read more

  • Fitbit weekly report!

    6/30/2016 12:33:28 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    This report is always so encouraging to me. Even if I'm having a particularly challenging day, when i see what I did last week I find points of ... Read more

  • Back to the regular

    6/30/2016 8:30:41 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Did you know sometimes blogging can just be another way of logging down what's really happening..and thereby it's another way of keeping accounta... Read more

  • After trying more juice

    6/28/2016 8:27:36 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    I've fallen off...but I'm getting back up...I weighed in today ...I actually weighed 1lb more..after skipping 2 days worth food last week... Ye... Read more

  • Juicing it!

    6/27/2016 8:29:51 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Today is day 3 of my fast....and I am a witness now that the body can be trained to think differently... Certainly, I hadn't done this long eno... Read more

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