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  • Staying on track...

    12/6/2017 11:18:14 PM, by WIGIRL74

    I'm congratulating myself because I have kept to my exercise schedule since November 1st. Yes, it's been somewhat difficult to do so & invo... Read more

  • Weird Weather...

    12/4/2017 10:28:50 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Today, we broke the temperature record for December 4th in Milwaukee, WI. Today's high was 65 degrees (last year on this day it was 6o degrees). ... Read more

  • Accomplishment

    12/4/2017 12:02:07 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Today, I created my exercise schedule for the upcoming week. In doing so, I looked back & was impressed that I managed to exercise 5-7 days per w... Read more

  • Feeling overwhelmed...

    12/3/2017 12:10:16 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Feeling overwhelmed & it's not even Christmas yet... Saw the work schedule for the next few weeks... Starting 12/11, we're all working manda... Read more

  • Feeling great!

    12/1/2017 8:58:37 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Traveling to visit my friend in the hospital was supposed to be an hour drive, but due to road construction turned into a 1 1/2 hour trip. ... Read more

  • Feeling great!

    11/30/2017 11:14:33 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Followed up with my oncologist this morning... Walking in, he asked what I was doing there. Not sure why he asked, I replied, "Becaus... Read more

  • Relieved...

    11/30/2017 12:19:25 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Talked to my friend in the hospital (she had a stroke Sunday night) tonight. She's improving... No surgery needed, just physical therapy; wh... Read more

  • Devastated... Another reason to live healthy.

    11/29/2017 12:03:19 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Today started like any other day... Breakfast Work (till 4:00 pm) Get cleaned up Dinner My original plan after dinner was to exer... Read more

  • Variety is the Spice of Life

    11/27/2017 9:34:38 PM, by WIGIRL74

    The day I signed myself up for my insurance company's weight loss program was the day I returned to Spark People. Last time, I lost the weig... Read more

  • Finding time to workout...

    11/26/2017 10:38:51 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Yesterday, I went straight from work to the arena to attend a hockey game. Arriving early, I met up with some friends... The three of us wa... Read more

  • Rough Day...

    11/25/2017 12:54:37 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Today started off really good... Stepped on the scale to discover I only gained 0.4 lbs. eating Thanksgiving dinner yesterday. Squeezed in a... Read more

  • Day 20... I DID IT!!!

    11/23/2017 10:24:28 PM, by WIGIRL74

    For the first time in many years, almost everyone showed up for a holiday meal... 9 people in all. We all had a great time visiting. The food was... Read more

  • Day 19... At last!

    11/23/2017 12:25:03 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Super excited! Today, I received the free weight loss kit from my insurance company in the mail. Lots of cool things... Single serve blende... Read more

  • Day 18... Working in a bakery is deadly.

    11/21/2017 11:47:37 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Holidays are the absolute worst time of the year to be working in a bakery. With numerous new holiday items for sale, employees are encouraged to... Read more

  • Day 17... It's coming.

    11/20/2017 11:41:53 PM, by WIGIRL74

    What a busy day @ work today! Lots of baking, lots of packaging to be done. Yet, my co-workers & I found a way to liven things up... 1 squa... Read more

  • Day 16... I did it!!!

    11/20/2017 12:14:59 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Despite there being nothing but chaos at work today, I did something today I haven't done in years... I sprinted up / down 2 flights of stairs (s... Read more

  • Day 15... What's there not to understand?

    11/19/2017 12:34:31 AM, by WIGIRL74

    I'm making a conscious effort to lose weight by eating healthier, becoming more active, and exercising more. In doing so, I'm utilizing the free ... Read more

  • Day 14... Exhausted

    11/17/2017 11:41:15 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Just finished eating a small dinner after a grueling day @ work. I worked the counter by myself for 4 hours... Yeah, I know it doesn't soun... Read more

  • Day 13... The chaos begins...

    11/17/2017 12:30:19 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Tis the season to give thanks... Then, within a few weeks, it's fa-la-la-la-la-ba-h-um-bug. (j/k). No, seriously with all the holidays fast ... Read more

  • Day 12... Motivated to succeed

    11/15/2017 11:47:08 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Last night, I received some shocking (yet not so shocking) news from a very good friend of mine who I've known for 20+ years. As mentioned, ... Read more

  • Day 11... The streak continues

    11/14/2017 11:00:45 PM, by WIGIRL74

    'Successful people know the difference between patience & procrastination.' (Quote Soup) Talking with some co-workers today, I was surprised... Read more

  • Day 10... Change in schedule

    11/13/2017 8:58:43 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Today, I was scheduled to work the early shift @ work (6 am - 2 pm). With my whole afternoon open, I slept in until 4:00 am, skipping my morning ... Read more

  • Day 9... The streak continues...

    11/13/2017 12:14:56 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Started my morning early exercising w/ Coach Nicole (video) again. I'm turning this into a healthy habit because it gets me pumped up / energized... Read more

  • Day 8

    11/12/2017 12:20:25 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Tis the season to develop new (healthy) habits... Woke up early again this morning to start my day exercising w/ Coach Nicole (video). Toda... Read more

  • Energized... Day 7

    11/10/2017 5:41:01 PM, by WIGIRL74

    I had another day off of work today... Decided to make up for 'slacking' yesterday by focusing on eating healthy & exercising more today. Ex... Read more

  • R&R... Day 6 (cont.)

    11/9/2017 11:08:05 PM, by WIGIRL74

    As always, I was happy to arrive home from my friend's house. In doing so, I threw on my workout clothes & did another 30 minutes of cardio... An... Read more

  • R&R (Rest & Relaxation)... Day 6

    11/9/2017 5:13:46 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Day off of work today... Woke up early to return a call to my cardiologist regarding a refill on one of my prescriptions. I'm at a loss thou... Read more

  • The streak continues... Day 5

    11/9/2017 12:13:01 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Had an amazing day today. I kicked off my day early with a 30 minute strength training workout before sitting down to make a few phone calls... Read more

  • Accomplishment: Day 4

    11/7/2017 11:18:46 PM, by WIGIRL74

    What a day today... My day started early with a scheduled echocardiogram at 7:30 am. Leaving the hospital's cardiovascular unit, it was back... Read more

  • Day 3...

    11/7/2017 12:10:11 AM, by WIGIRL74

    As I mentioned before, I work in a bakery full time... That's 8+ hours on my feet 5 days a week. Talking with someone at work about my weight los... Read more

  • Back in the saddle again... Day 2

    11/5/2017 11:55:46 PM, by WIGIRL74

    I work in a bakery full-time. The temptation is always there to try the new items and / or grab something to eat on break. Today, I succeede... Read more

  • Picking up the pieces and starting over...

    11/4/2017 7:16:34 PM, by WIGIRL74

    I'm not proud of it, but I can openly admit I'm officially a slacker... It started slowly going from exercising daily gradually down to only abou... Read more

  • Salt... The not so good seasoning.

    4/4/2016 12:17:33 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Within the last 2 days, I ate so much salty food my hands & legs swelled up... Definitely not good. Remembering what my doctor told me, I increas... Read more

  • Great day...

    4/2/2016 12:49:06 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Awesome day today... Completed a strength training workout, did the laundry & ironing all before having to leave for work. Also ate 3 healthy mea... Read more

  • Back on track...

    4/1/2016 12:59:19 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Today was a new day... With that said, I made a conscious effort to eat 3 healthy meals by bringing my lunch (to work) from home & eating both br... Read more

  • Guilty...

    3/30/2016 11:09:26 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Ok... I'll admit it. I splurged last night at the arena when I went to the hockey game. I had macaroni & cheese, (medium) fries, a Pepsi, & waffl... Read more

  • Exciting news...

    3/29/2016 12:46:19 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Went to see my plastic surgeon for a follow-up appointment today. As always, I was told everything was healing nicely. What I didn't expect was t... Read more

  • Easter greeting...

    3/28/2016 12:01:19 AM, by WIGIRL74

    This may be a bit late, but I'd like to wish everyone a very safe & happy Easter.... Read more

  • Short Term Goal... Day 3

    3/26/2016 12:20:35 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Not sure if it's a good or bad thing... Had a bagel with cream cheese to eat while on break today. I did however avoid sweets by bringing my... Read more

  • Short Term Goal... Day 2

    3/25/2016 12:24:15 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Today was a day off & being that we were hit with a snowstorm (Springtime in Wisconsin), I did really good today with my meals; eating only at ho... Read more

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