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  • Focus!

    5/23/2017 2:50:02 PM, by KALISWALKER

    This year I have been very social and I have been living in the moment, with a focus on fun with friends. I have to make a plan to turn my weight trend around... but that seems to be too much effort, commitment, time consuming. So instead of waiting for the `perfect time` to get started I decided to... Read more

  • Starting over once again

    5/23/2017 12:49:02 PM, by LIFEASMRSA

    It's been a long time since i've been on here, but at least i'm on here and i'm going to start again. I had a baby last november and she is the light in our lives and we're so happy! Generally with breast feeding a mom would loose weight..but in my case i gained weight!! i was always hungry... Read more

  • Am I Hiding in My Comfort Zone?

    5/12/2017 11:47:15 AM, by KALISWALKER

    I watched The 44: Preliminary Contemplation and latched on to this. Am I hiding in my comfort zone? What a great question! Yes I can see there are things that I do or don`t do that keep me in my comfort zone - when I skip a walk, eat high carb foods, procrastinate with chores, etc. I will try to be ... Read more

  • Please Join Me - Mindful Openness

    5/11/2017 11:58:13 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Off and on I have followed the free zen habits that are emailed to me. Last night I signed up for a new free program. The 44 Training Program: Turning Uncertainty & Discomfort into Mindful Openness. This is how it is described. Overcome uncertainty, anxiety, fear, discomfort and procrast... Read more

  • Wending My Way Back Up

    5/10/2017 8:00:01 PM, by KALISWALKER

    The other night we exercised in White Rock, British Columbia, a beautiful place well known for it's incredibly steep seaside hills (think San Francisco). First we walked a few blocks, then started down dozens and dozens, and dozens of stairs, then walked along the ocean, a good warm up. Next came th... Read more

  • Things I Like to Do More than Eating - Canasta, Pickleball, Dog Parks, Debate

    4/28/2017 11:52:56 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Wow the weekend is almost here! Excited! We are going to our place in Washington with some stops in Bellingham - more clothes to donate, Royce to the dog park, a little shopping. There is a pickleball court in WA. I have never seen anyone use it, so I want to use it this weekend and see if we can ge... Read more

  • In Tears Over the Scale

    4/26/2017 5:02:49 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I have been doing 5% Challenges for 7 years, and that covers 31 challenges and many personal struggles and successes. The first 5% challenge, I was recovering from breast cancer treatments. I was weak, tired easily, dealing with physical after effects, and unsure if all the cancer was gone. But I ju... Read more

  • Can I Challenge Myself to Walk There

    4/25/2017 1:39:16 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I am going to play canasta at Monica`s. I set it up in Spark`s fitness maps and it is 3.4 km. I am surprised by that because it`s about an 8 minute drive. Maybe I will bike there.
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  • Things I Like to Do More than Eating - Teaching the Dog to Run with the Bike

    4/23/2017 10:33:46 PM, by KALISWALKER

    This afternoon for the first time I had Royce learn to run on a leash beside my bike. We are in a very small quiet neighborhood so there was minimal traffic. She did very well and with more practice will be a superstar. This week in the 5% Challenge, we are monitoring our calcium intake. I lea... Read more