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12/23/14 4:47 P

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Merry Christmas, Everyone!

Special prayers for you, Justyna. I hope your surgery & recovery goes better than expected.

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12/21/14 9:26 A

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Happy holidays and Merry Christmas! I hope everyone has a safe and happy time. On my writing diet team we are discussing the very basics - exercise and water. It remiinded me that one of the things I have become good at is trying new things. I have been to 3 hula hooping classes now and 2 dollar store hula hoops (good for off body hooping but NOT for around my size body) were our first decorations on the tree. I am hopeful that DH will build me a hula hoop and it be under the tree even if I can't use it. I think I shared my story about that earlier. Anyways, I am grateful that I no longer use bordom as an excuse not to exercise. As for water I am trying to have small cups all over the house of water or small water bottles so I sip each time I sit down. Works as long as I am not too sedentary.

Surgery is Monday so I may not be on for a while. See you in 2015 if not before!

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12/11/14 5:35 P

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Excellent thoughts! Thanks for sharing them. I think they will help me stay on track with mindful eating.


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12/10/14 11:02 A

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I've been using my journal as a "gate keeper" for my kitchen to stop the prowling food monster from entering. It just sits on my counter saying "sure you can come in... but first you must answer the 4 questions:

1. Are you really hungry?
2. Is this what you really want to eat?
3. Is this what you really want to eat NOW?
4. Is there a bette choice, perhaps something on your plan or something else you could do?"

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12/6/14 12:42 A

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Justyna, I would love to have been there for your harp presentation and Christmas testimony. I'm glad it went so well.

I'm also glad you're not letting your misstep with chocolate get you down. Chocolate is probably my biggest temptation, and emotional eating is a big issue for me, so I'm pretty sympathetic to that situation. I can really see how important it is to not get discouraged and let that vicious circle escalate. Good job!

I read on someone's post today in one of the teams "no one ever woke up wishing they had eaten more the night before". It made me laugh, but it might be a helpful saying to remember when the evening munchies strike.
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12/5/14 9:39 A

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Hurray Peggie! Woo hoo! I like my eliptical too. DH got one at Wallmart last Christmas for me and I was not impressed because I had not been able to do the ones at the gym... but this one is perfect and quiet compared to the treadmill, so I can listen to music or watch TV, and it is light enough to roll from one room to another if needed.

I won't be walking along the river for a while I don't think... too much ice on the trail and I don't do ice. However I was in the pool yesterday. I also did my harp presentation and gave a Christmas testimony for the senior's lunch at our church. It went over so much better than I had expected. I also had time to do a stretching video that I really like. 20 minutes and I felt great. But I got grumpy last night and turned to chocolate. Grrr. I even predicted it would happen although I thought it would be because I was so happy. Instead there was a difficult spill in the kitchen and something in me snapped. I really did not want to deal with it and part of the problem was realizing that the counter needs replacing which triggered a bunch of worry. Silly when I think about it today. Three steps ahead and a small one backward. I feel optomistic today that I can eat really well.

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11/30/14 3:08 P

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Congrats to your DD on passing her big exam, Justyna! What a wonderful accomplishment!

I'm glad for you that you can get out and walk. I enjoy walking outside, but allergies got me going on the elliptical and now that is my "go-to" cardio activity. The only excuse I ever have is when someone else is using it, in which case I only have to wait a bit until I can go run. I am seeing gradual improvement using it. After we got a new elliptical several months ago 15 minutes was hard to do. Last night I ran for 50 minutes, the longest I have ever done! I was very excited to have accomplished that, and was buoyed by DH's encouragement. I also try to do ST every other day, and noticed that shoveling snow was much easier the last few days than I remembered it being last winter. Spending a lot of time doing fitness means I have less time for crafts, sewing, etc., but I have so much more energy and strength to do my every day tasks that it is worth it. I also notice that keeping active and eating well results in clearer thinking and an overall better frame of mind.

I guess next time life gets too busy and I fall off the fitness / healthy eating wagon I can read that and remember why it is so important to get back on track.

Happy Sunday to you all.
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11/30/14 12:33 P

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Ha, I'd forgotten already what hubby and I got done. So easy to focus on what still needs to get done. I hope you all had good Thanksgivings. My sister in laws and I took my Mom out for her birthday and then I had a big shopping to do and DH, DD and I ended up going out for Indian buffet. So full! It was worth it although I wrote about it this morning and a few items I would skip next time (like dessert)... not worth it. I walked today along the river further than I've gone in a while and my darling dog only fell over once. As soon as I picked her up she was fine. And I was sure she would not make it to September.... which was when my youngest DD was graduating from her Accounting Master's Program and coming home. Well, the great and fantasic news is she passed her UFE exam which is what she needed to be a "REAL ACCOUNTANT" and now all she has to do is accumulate hours towards her Chartered Accountant designation. We are all so thrilled. I had not realized how stressful it was around here waiting to hear. Now I can focus on myself again. I have chocolate in my room for stockings and pies in the freezer for Christmas dinner. NOT FOR ME. No, I don't need any sugar for the next 6 weeks and no white flour either. Today I planned my food and wrote it out. All light meals but several of them so I don't listen to the food monster which of course has had sugar and will be calling later. Our snow melted but it is certainly cold. I was so happy to unpack my favourite hat with a pom pom and warm mittons from storage. I have light boots that will do until the real cold comes and then got new very warm boots to wear. I want to keep walking as long as possible!

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11/25/14 4:29 P

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Hi all. I hope everyone is doing well.

Justyna, it's good to hear you sound so optimistic. I certainly agree it is normal for wives to "nest" before upcoming events, and I'm sure I would be doing the same if I was preparing for a big surgery. Be careful to not overdo - plenty of rest, eat well, fitness activities as much as you can reasonably do without risk of further injury. I know that you know the drill, but it is hard for us moms to reign in those mothering comments.

I hope you all have a healthy, happy, and safe week.


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11/14/14 5:29 P

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Yippee! Today was busy. I did 2 stretch DVD's (the first one just did not make me feel stretched and the second is a favourite of mine) and then I practiced for my Christmas harp concerts (can't believe I have agreed to two) and then did 4 hours yard work. Dinner is cooking. I made a chart (countdown) till surgery which was 6 weeks from Monday and am trying to write in good choices I make each day. DH has a long weekend but starts work Monday so he was great working on house projects and the yard with me and hopefully the kids will help this weekend to get things on my to do list done. I always stress about those "honey do" things when I have issues... like upcoming surgery. Is that what every wife does?

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11/13/14 3:49 P

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I'm so excited to hear about the new job and the surgery date! emoticon emoticon
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Sounds good Peggie. DH accepted a job offer. Not the best paying one or the closest to home... but the one that he thinks will be the most enjoyable. I am supportive but those dollar signs and the idea of him having less commute were sure enticing to me. And he would have taken one of those jobs for ME and that is not what this is meant to be about. I want him to be excited to go to work. I DID get him to buy a new wardrobe... suit, 4 shirts, 2 ore pants, winter boots and a car coat. My daughters were all "Dad, you look so professional!" and he actually did a fashion show for them. He will be consulting representing this company so going in to other companies and I convinced him that if he truly wants the company to succeed he has to dress the part. I also had him talk to other people in the same kind of business about the hours he should work. It's going to be a lot of changes for him. He is used to dressing casually and doing a lot of work from home, working crazy hours so he could communicate with China or Korea or California and one of his colleagues in Alberta. Now he will have regular hours starting early to get through traffic. So... I hope to take advantage and have breakfast together every morning. I suggested a morning swim too but he is not ready for THAT yet. I have a knee surgery date - Dec. 22. We were afraid the new health care benefits would not have started on time but it looks like they will. I had a preop assessment this morning.

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11/7/14 11:14 A

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Justyna, I'm so sorry to hear that. I hope he can find a new job soon. I'll keep you in my prayers.

Dee, keep up the good work. We're on your side.

Pam, I'm always impressed with your fitness minutes. Keep it up!

Life's good over here. I'm getting back to where I left off before my dental surgery (am having some sinus issues because of that), but am finding more and more the importance of yoga for me personally. It really helps relax those muscles after an elliptical & strength training workout, resulting in better rest, better frame of mind, and overall feeling of well being. I know it is so, but taking the time for it is harder then it ought to be.

Take care, everyone.
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11/7/14 10:02 A

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Dee I love the quote about committment vs. interest. Wow! DH got laid off so I feel like a bomb has gone off in the room. What I had expected, a month of writing and eating well and exercise and letting my family fend for themselves... has not gone that way at all. But I do have a giant cork board up making a story board for what I'm writing. DH has 3 interviews today so likely will have a job soon but it does not end my angst. Sigh... committment vs. interest. I should write that on my wall.

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Good for you for making good choices while traveling... and getting back on track despite a sore mouth. I think the visualizing is a wonderful thing to do. LIke you said, a breakthrough. I think... I have been feeling frumpy. I need a haircut and to take a bit of time telling my image in the mirror how great I look.

I have had a lot of reflections today.
1. It is November Eve and I wondered if I should think of November as No-sugar month.
2. Nanowrimo starts tomorrow and I have had a few set backs. Today I am a taxi. My team for fall cleanup has desserted me. This months' bills are paid but my tidy office has become cluttered. Nanowrimo I try and write 1460 words a day every day in November and now Sunday I have offered to host a pregraduation dinner for a dear friend's daughter. It will be a small event but when I offered I had not been realizing I might be sacrificing a writing day.
3. Healthy snacks. In the book I read it suggested sugar free jellos and puddings. Ah.. no. My idea of healthy snacks are ones with purpose, that give me a boost of fibre or protein. I feel a little fed up with things with "healthy" attached to them that actually have no nutritional value. Craisins are a great example. You would think at least you'd get some vitamin C... but no, it is processed out.
4. I have no surgery date yet... tick tock...and no scans yet. I managed to walk along the river and it did my soul good. I'm realizing my shopping days are wiping me out so I need to change that.
5. Do I sound grumpy? Maybe. Despite my rant above about healthy snack I have been into candy and sugar this week. Friends stayed and brough home dessert every night and then we had "Christmas" with them before they went to Florida and there were all kinds of candies everywhere... and my hand just kept dipping. I have the halloween candy in the front hall and my plan is to put any leftovers in my husband's car to go to work with him. I am soooo sugared out. It was choices... but there is a new month ahead of choices. I have done a LOT of yard work, walking in the pool and as I said, I had a walk along the river.... plus lots of excellent meals so I need to focus on the positives and woo hoo's. emoticon

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10/24/14 3:10 P

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Thanks Pam. I keep trying to remember to "choose my hard", like one of the motivational posters says. I know if I keep up with proper nutrition and fitness now it will be much better for me in the long run. It feels hard at the moment, but it will be worth it.

I realized the other day that I am starting to visualize myself not as overweight and out of shape anymore, but rather as a bit of a fitness and health nut. This is a breakthrough for me, since right after losing my weight I still found myself looking for clothing in my former sizes when shopping. I would try on the larger sizes, then see how ridiculous that looked on me and go get progressively smaller clothes until I found some that fit proper. Now when I look in the mirror I expect to see the "new, smaller me" instead of the image of me at the old weight. Now I just need to keep that image in my mind and in my mirror!
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10/24/14 7:33 A

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Peggie, You are doing quite well! Keep up the good work!

Have a great Day and a wonderful weekend!

You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.
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10/23/14 5:09 P

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Pam, I hope your plate is quickly adjusted to work well and feel good. A sore mouth is no fun.

We were in a different city overnight 2 nights ago. I'm so pleased that many hotels now have fitness facilities available. I was able to do a nice elliptical workout, but the strength training machine was quite different than what I'm used to, so I skipped out on that. I still have some catching up to do from all the workouts I missed after my dental surgery, but it sure feels good to be back at it and moving in the right direction again.
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10/21/14 7:36 A

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Justyna, I hope your recover goes well after your surgery. Just take care!
Peggie, You can get back at it and do a great job! That dental surgery is no fun. I just got a partial upper plate. It needs a lot of adjustment!
DeeDaye, Fantastic job!

I have returned to the nutrition tracker and have been motivated to get a lot of fitness minutes logged. I have been on my stationary bike and my gazelle. Both are a decent workout.
Stay positive, team! We can do this!

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10/20/14 4:16 P

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Happy Monday! We are having a lovely, warm autumn day today.
Justyna, I hope your surgery plans go smoothly so you can soon have relief. I'm glad for you that you can take some time off your B&B duties to take care of that knee. I will certainly be praying for a quick, successful surgery and recuperation.
Two weeks ago I had my 3 remaining wisdom teeth out. Although I've been slow at getting back to my fitness activities, I did 30 minutes on the elliptical yesterday (only my second time on it since the dental surgery) and did some light weight training. I am optimistic I can keep gradually working towards my regular workouts. That is a good feeling.
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Hello ladies! Welcome back and I'm glad you are both getting back on track. Hasn't Dee done well! I sent her a goodie from the team. I always forget they are there to use. Anyone want to commit to something and if they accomplish it the team will send them a goodie?

Today my motivation is purple nail polish. I was in a newly remodeled grocery store and they have put a glass case of goodies right at the entrance... and a fast food place I had to drive past was also calling me... so I bought nail polish instead and put it on one nail in the car to remind me to stay on track myself. As it turned out as soon as I got home my neighbour had left a message that she wanted to swim so I'm glad I abstained and had a good workout instead. I may have had a slice of pumpkin pie for breakfast (no whip cream so one of the better choices for fibre and low sugar....but I had a salad and roast beef for lunch. 76 days till the new year and I'm doing my best to stay on track. I would love to see some kind of change between then and now.

My doctor's appointment was OK but I had some lingering concerns... so I spoke to my father (also an ortho surgeon but retired). Long story but Dad is going to write my doctor and ask if he has considered one cause of my pain. It may mean a delay as the surgeon had said he would do his best to have me in for the knee replacement before Christmas.... and if he agrees with my father it will mean waiting for a scan first... oh well... the pain is manageable and I'd rather have a successful surgery than a failed one. Part of me REALLY wants to eat over this. On many levels it is uncomfortable and frustrating.... but part of me has been listing my blessings and knows that eventually it will all work out.

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10/14/14 2:16 P

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Hi all. I have been away from this thread for a long time as well. Summer was very nice here, and we are hoping for a milder winter than last.

Grampam, I'm always encouraged to see all the fitness you are doing, good job! Keep it up and the weight is sure to come off.
Dee, I'm so happy for you that the weight is coming off. I have a sister who is a teacher, so I understand how tiring teaching can be. Kudos to you for your good work.
Justyna, how did your appointment go? Was it last week? I hope all is well.

I hope you are all having a lovely autumn.
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I have been absent from this thread for awhile. How are you doing? My weight loss had stalled for a while. I think I have turned it around a little. I enjoy your posts, JUSTYNA. You are doing a fantastic job!



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90 days till the new year! It has been easier because I have had less pain in my leg this week. I even slept well last night. Of course that is when my food dragon can be extremely sneaky... when I let down my guard. Right now I am preparing a weekly healthy clean snack. This week it is a grain free granola bar that I added cocoa to and an extra egg... which made it a bit dry and crumbly. I thiink I am the one eating most of it so have to watch that. 8/10 days eating clean! NOt bad.

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Day 91 in the countdown and I've had 7/9 clean eating days. I'm walking much better... but of course my surgery consult is next week. Never failed when I took my kids in to the doctor for ear aches they would stop hurting.

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As it happens I am now doing a 100 day countdown for the new year for trying to have as many clean eating days as possible. That means sometimes I will choose NOT to eat clean. The last 7 days I have had 5 good eating days. It's helped to keep a tab of those days beside my computer because honestly I have felt like I have eaten off track more often than that. Why? Because even within my "broad" definition of good eating I have a secret agenda to be even more perfect. I seem to have a scale. Perfect, good choice, acceptable choice, and not. To eat clean I can still make acceptable choices but part of me apparently still feels guilty. Or at least at the time.. because as I said the only tally I cam keeping is whether it was clean eating or not... not how good a job I did at it. The good thing is on one of my days I chose not to eat clean I was able to see it as a culinary date. I really wanted that burger and fries while I was out so I had it. Then I went back to clean eating. This is new territory in a way for me because the old me would at least have sabatoged a few more meals. If one meal in a day was bad then I might as well eat that way the whole day, right? But I didn't. Hmmm. Progress.

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I decided to try to eat clean as often as possible from now to the new year. It was 100 days to New Year's Eve on September 22. How cool an idea is that? So today is day 96 in my countdown with 3/4 days clean. Woo hoo!

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Happy Fall Equinox.

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Today, and this week... my priorities have been about my daughter still.. and I realized I need to put myself first so I can be better equipped to deal with other's needs. I do think that my reason d'etre is to faccilitate others and I get a lot of joy from it... but when I feel like my own needs are not being met eventually I get grumpy or angry thinking that I am not able to do simple things like walk every day to keep healthy when in fact it is just because I did not do things in the right order. You probably have heard the analogy about the marbles in the jar. I wrote about it in a blog once before and noticed that spark people has also put it in one of their motivational blogs. Here is the link, I do suggest you read it. It is easy for me to forget so I used to have a jar on my counter with rocks and sand... I wonder where that is?

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Quiet here. I'm wondering if anyone is chatting in the other thread. Started the day with a green smoothie with fresh mint from the garden, spinach, apples. Salad for lunch and have already made the chili for dinner to go on a bed of greens. A very veggie day!

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Youngest DD is now home home home. University and her national exam are over.... her job starts next week. She is such a great support for healthy food and exercise choices. I feel blessed. But.... she does like to spread out all over the house.... there will be challenges. House meeting when DD23 comes home next week to figure out space, chores, etc.

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Got the suite cleaned... too many steps. I can't do steps. Oh well.

Made zuchini pasta in my "veginator" which I stir fried with garlic, onions, tomatoes and spinache. Yum! Thre iin some feta cheese and pesto but it would have been fine as it was.

Today I NEED to walk in the pool!

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I had a couple of bad eating days... lots of stress... but "this too shall pass" and it has. I have now had 2 good eating days and things are working themselves out. I have my surgeon meeting in a month. Skies are blue. B&B is closed until after my knee replacement. I can breath!

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sounds fun! Havve a great trip!

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We have been cleaning, scrubbing, laundry and packing. We are going on vacation. We are leaving late Friday night and will be gone for a week. We are going to Houston to see Our daughter and SIL. They have an in ground pool and a hot tub. It will be a lot of fun. My sis is going with us, as well. I am looking forward to vacation.

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Having guests for the weekend went fine. I have my spark friend coming over to pick up meals... and hubby is busy taking down the lean to shed against the house as it seems to be diverting water into a window well and caused a flood in the last downpour. Did a 45 minute walk... that usually takes 20 minutes... but I'm thrilled!

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It really helps when I have a choice. Thanks for sharing your "committment" too. Woo hoo you can do it! I prefer to say "I can have it tomorrow but choose not to today"... or at least that used to work. I guess that is what I am doing. I have guests this weekend and next week and as I took the loaves of banana bread out of the oven I wondered if they too would like a choice... so I made paleo banana bread which is grain and dairy free as well. I just had a piece and it is fine. Plus my middlest daughter who is gluten free can eat it.

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I do enjoy reading your updates. They help me realize that we are all human and struggle in our own way. As I was getting ready for work, I had a renewed sense of determination. I knew I had to give something up as if it were lent. I am giving up nutty bars. That has become a habit and I eat those instead of ice cream.
We each have our weaknesses and mine is peanut butter and chocolate. That is going to be my goal. I will work on leaving them on the shelf. No food is forbidden for me. It becomes too tempting if I forbid it.
As I renew my commitment, I thank you for your support!

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I re-orderedc my spark teams on my start page so I should be on here more frequently now. Before it was on my second page ... not seen. I should be better at chatting now.

So... I have a new neighbour and we appear to have a lot in common and she wants a friend. I think we are a pretty good match. We are pretty much the same age with similar goals, although mine are around losing weight and hers are more health related. Still, we both like walking. I made a list of some of the things that "fill my cup" and I was surprised that most of them are not solitary activities. I do enjoy being on my own and when I get busy with family, work, and the people I faccilitate in my communities I need time to work on my own goals so with full days sometimes I don't even think about social time... but I notice that I am much happier when I have friend time. It is a REWARD. I might have to blog about that, lol.

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Groan... sore....

Yesterday DH took me kayaking... saw a young otter and an osprey flew right over our heads... turtle, frogs, loons... but it was too far. Didn't feel like it at the time but that rule, don't get too Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired (HALT) and I add in Pain.... definitely got too tired and in pain and then we had dinner really late so just warmed up frozen dinners and mine was yummy but no vegeatables. I could have been warry but all my guards were down and I got into M&M's in front of the TV. Shocked when I realized how many I had had... and kind of in a sugar daze this morning still. So much regret... and more... when I realized my spark blog was voted most popular blog. Darn. I do have great thoughts.... and I do mean well. I just... sometimes lose the battles with the food dragon. Wish I had looked at the computer first. It might have shamed me into a better choice. But.. I also know that HALT works for me and next time I need to make better choices right at the start.

Sassy water... ah... cucumber slices, lemon or lime slices, fresh mint leaves, and I grate some frozen ginger in. Let it sit for a while. These new infuser jugs work well for it. I often keep adding water as I take a cup and it will "last" for two or three days that way. Very refreshing.

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I'm glad you are getting better. I am still full of excuses. I will get there!
What is sassy water. Tell me about it.
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I did really well having my journal with me while watching TV. Evenings are when my dragon comes out. I'm tired... sore... and I retreat to my room with DH. It has become a habit that I'm not crazy about that started when my knees were really bad. Before that I only watched TV on Thursday nights and did not allow a TV in the bedroom or living room. I know it is now an addiction born of excuses. But it is a process. Food and walking first and I will keep writing about the evening TV and snacking problems. Yesteday I did a LOT of housework getting ready for B&B guests and then I did my walking in the pool and THEN I walked a few hundred metres of Rideau trail while waiting to meet up with my guests. It was wonderful. Better yet because they hiked in a day early DH has promised to take me kayaking this afternoon. Woo hoo! I have promised to make some meals for a spark friend to drop off this week so they will be healthy and help me fill my own freezer with good meals... my one downfall yesterday was some dark chocolate. I have not decided yet whether it is accpetable but dark chocolate M&M's are NOT. The dark chocolate with mint, or orange or raspberry or cayenne possibly is. I have experienced hunger the past couple of days since being back on the writing diet and not died. Hurray. Also getting in all my veggies. Water I think I need more of. I will pick some mint today and make a jug of sassy water.

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How is everybody doing? It's the usual for me. Nothing dramatic happening here.
Have a nice day! emoticon emoticon Very hot and humid here. Drink plenty of water!

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Thanks, I know it Pam. BDJohnson, good luck with school starting!

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I am glad you are still here, BDJOHNSON. JUSTYNA, I hope you are on the mend. I just takes time. I think you are growing in SP so much. You hang in there, girl! There are so many pulling for you. Include me in that!
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I am still here, GRAMPAM!

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It is certainly not all about the weight. I got to onderland and then this knee injury has hammered me hard... some depression that I'm working tooth and nail to fight and the weight creeping up. But I have learned so much over the years. Good things to fall back on. I know now what helps and what does not. It is very much about not gaining it all back and being in the best shape I can be when I get surgery.

-eat clean to keep the cravings at bay
-do something physcial every day
-get outside every day
-have an attitude of gratitude
-never give up
-be around people who I love who care about me too...sometimes that means family but sometimes it is friends and I can never underestimate how they can lift me up and carry me when I feel I can't do it myself
-do something creative
-get enough sleep
-hydrate

And do not take back the diet mentality. WE are worth so much more than that. Eat more healthy foods and do more healthy acitivities.

Pam we CAN meet these goals this year. WE CAN! Make one positive choice every day. Dee I am so glad that you have a postive attitude. It is amazing what we can find in us to be able to do. There is still some summer left for you and Pam I sure hope things turn around with these illnesses in your family. I am sorry about your SIL. I have had some sadness over friends who have terminal diseases. But they have also inspired me. One just went kayaking on the East Coast and my BIL managed to get up on the dance floor at his son't wedding and shuffle about, stayed up way too late too many times and did not waste a minute of life. That is what I want to do. Not be in a brain fog from a sugar fix that will fix nothing. I want to live life to the fullest.. and today it means pushing through until things get better. Hugs to both of you. Justyna

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Where have all the members gone?
Have a nice weekend!

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Tomorrow is 6 years for me. I believe this will be the year that I reach my goal. Join me in my goal, team! emoticon

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Hi DEEDAYE,
I am still here, as well. I have had a lot of illness with Mom, brother and hubby. No weight loss here either. I haven't given up, yet. We can do this!
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Hello Team!
I love summer and the luxury & freedom of time! I'm still here.....haven't lost any weight, but I'm still here! I will never give up!

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I will read your blogs and pray for you and your knee surgery. I hope you get stronger and better every day! emoticon

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If you have seen my blogs I am a yoyo of emotions the past few days. Knee injury and waiting for surgery and TRYING to focus on food as a tool to prepare. Ahrgh. I did do some good blogging which I have to go back and read. My own garden is going to have to be left... so sad. Oh well. Glad school is over for you B. Hope it is a good summer for you and the kids. Justyna

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Keep working your program! It does help!

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Prayers! We have been working in our garden and landscaping. It is so much work but enjoyable. It is a lot of exercise.

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Please pray for a good blood pressure reading at the doctor's office tomorrow.

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I didn't get to do yard work this weekend due to rain and a desire to rest my bones before the last nine days of school.

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We have been doing a lot of yard work. I planted a lot of flowers and revamping most of our yard. We planted a veggie garden. I have helped with a walk way using river rock. The Mighty Mississippi is just a couple of miles from my home. The Des Moines river is closer than that so river rock is cheap. We have geodes that we have found in our area and I dug an old wheel barrow out of a shed. We drilled holes in it for drainage and planted a variety of flowers in it. We had an old pump used for well water so we placed it so it appears to be watering the plants in the wheel barrow. We chose to leave the pump and wheel barrow with the weathered look. I really like the way it turned out. We have so much more that needs done but it takes time. Have a nice weekend. We have a three day weekend for Memorial day on Monday.

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We just had a hail storm so I went out to check on the tomatoes. DD25 hates outdoors but I am determined that she spend at least 2 hours out of her room every day and made a list. One activity was to plant a garden so we compromised (even though I have a half acre) and made a patio garden. She has tomatoes, chives and basil and mint. All pretty easy to grow so I'm hopeful. They all seem OK thank goodness.

I just finished my biggest loser spring challenge and am pleased with how hard I worked. Slow and steady. It's hard to stay motivated on my own to do the same thing every day so it was good to have a team to be accountable to and earn "points" for my cardio and ST. This time of year though with all the gardening it's not hard. I think I'm winning the war against dandelions but the black flies are winning against me! Yesterday I wore a bug jacket and but hat and it was great but today I was out in a summer dress.... sillly, what was I thinking?

One of my neighbours has property along the river and she says there are trails I can hike along any time. I'm very excited. Plus I have a new neighbour who is currently "camping" on the lot they bought while they prepare to build a house and she says she loves hiking and will drag me along with her. So far it has been too wet but it is something to look forward to.

No guests at the B&B right now because we are closed to do repairs and projects. DH was supposed to take holiday time but bailed on me when a work project became time sensitive. Not the first time. But he has been doing repairs when he can. I've been really pleased with myself. Today I took down our sign and repainted it and got it back up again, the gardens look decent, I finished replacing tiles in our bathroom to "update" the look. And I've finished painting one windowsill in the pool area that DH repaired. Only 10 more of those to go. I still have 2 weeks until the next guests. It's kind of fun having the house to ourselves.

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I had to remove about two dozen iris plants to make way for the fence repairman last night.

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It is a nice day! Enjoy!

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I didn't get outside to walk today, but I did manage some strength training for my "problem areas."

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4/27/14 4:51 P

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It is raining. We played "hookie" from church and worked on our garden. This is the first time in 38 years that we have planted a vegetable garden. I am excited! We put in some tomato plants, cabbage and cauliflower plants. I planted green peppers and some jalapeño peppers in pots on my deck. I have some green beans starting in a pot on my deck as well. We are planning corn, green beans, zucchini and cucumbers in the garden as well! We put a fence up to keep the deer and rabbits out! Hubby is still of so he will work on it while I am at work.
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4/24/14 8:59 P

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Welcome back, MARGOMANIAC. We are struggling in many ways. Together we can support our efforts. I am glad you are back!

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4/24/14 6:24 P

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I have been MIA for a long time due to serious health problems.
I have severe breathing problems and need plenty of rest and
to stay away from irritants that trigger a disruption to my breathing.
I am hoping to be able to get outside and go for walks now that
the nice weather is almost here.
It is difficult to exercise because I cannot breathe
properly, and some weight has come back on, but I am determined to
be in control of my nutrition.
Hoping to start back very slowly and do only what the doctor allows with regards to exercise and not relapse.
On top of everything my computer died and the repairman could not fix it because it was EVIL. I have purchased a new one this week and it should be installed on the weekend or the first of the week.

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4/24/14 4:02 P

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I am wiped but emoticon for me because I did some yoga this morning and then an aquafit workout in the pool and am not cleaning for the next guests. The last ones ended up extending their stay to 10 days (9 people) so lots to clean up today. However my DD wants to eat clean and I'm feeling good with what we are eating. I'm disappointed to not be in onederland (it was such a brief visit) but at least I am maintaining at 200. Just keep swimming as Dori says!

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4/17/14 5:58 P

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Three seizures in 5 days... kind of what we expected... but today she had her hair bleached so we can dye it electric blue (her colour for the past 10 years). I am pretty exhausted and it is a "working" Easter weekend. Family taking me to dinner tonight at Mongolian Village. Healthy and just what I need today. I gardened for 45 minutes. Lovely sunshine as the snow melted off the roof. Cree family are staying longer and have more family members coming which is good for my bank account and my family are OK with it as they tend to stay in the suite or outside working on geese, and go in the pool around midnight. I serve breakfast close to noon so DD22 and I can work out in the mornings and DH and I enjoy moring coffee together. It does make my day weird but... whatever. Hope things are good with you over the holiday. Justyna

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4/17/14 5:53 A

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Easter weekend is here! Enjoy!

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4/8/14 5:46 A

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Happy Birthday! Enjoy your news and the great news about your daughter. A normal life will be my prayer for your DD25
I hope you have a very good day! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Happy Dance!

Went to the neurologist today and DD25 is starting medications for her seizures as soon as the pharmacy calls and says they have come in (they had to be ordered) which should be tonight. Hopeful and excited! She is going to try and have a normal schedule for the next 3 months. It's huge for us to try this but we are so willing. We had a discussion with him about taking classes and maybe someday learning to drive and he was optimistic that someday she can have a normal life. OMG... And we did NOT stop to celebrate with food. Just giggled in the car and did a lot of smiling. Now... we do have to be patient. Things might get worse before they get better and she will only be on a low dose for the first 3 months. Doctor was so great. He is excited as her disorder is rare and he will be able to use her as a subject for the 5th year med student exams and write a paper... I just want to see some results!

Second, tomorrow is my birthday. We plan to have a dinner out together at a healthy restaurant when DD22 gets home, probably on the weekend. I already helped DD25 pick out a gift for me and asked DD23 to download songs for me to work out to. I decided I would make a healthy cheesecake for myself and arranged already to have the remainder taken away as I am the only one who eats cheese cake... more or less I expected tomorrow to be a normal, maybe even a dull day. BUT my best friend came last night and is staying until Wednedsay morning. She said she wanted to take us out for dinner and I said no, gave my eating reasons and instead we are going to pick up the fixings for a fish BBQ with big salad so my main carb can be the cheesecake.. which she loves. She is working from here so we keep getting together for "coffee" breaks. A gift all by itself!

I am now off to the vet so hopeful that will go well.

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4/7/14 5:47 A

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We had company most of the weekend. It is not easy to follow a diet with grandsons here. Excuses, excuses! I will try to follow a decent diet plan today. I need to take this a meal at a time.
I hope your program is going well. Each day is a new opportunity! Make it a good one!

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It's hard when things change to find new routines that everyone is happy with. Still a chance of improvement for you DH so I hope the visit with the doctior offers a plan.

I started my day with extra serviings of toast, PB and J. I need to sit and do some writing to figure that out or just have a good workout. I have errands today too with DD and am waiting to hear back from her doctor. Lots of waiting!

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4/2/14 5:44 A

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That sounds awesome! I would love to have a pool to do some aquafit! I am still dealing with DH;s health issues. Maybe a visit to a GP today and his orthopedic doctor tomorrow. I refuse to quit the exercises again.
It is supposed to rain the rest of the week. That would be a good thing. We are still in drought conditions, even with all the snow we have had.
Have a great day! emoticon

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4/1/14 8:34 A

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emoticon That's great Pam! DH joined me in the pool last night. I downloaded some new songs and was doing some aquafit and he was trying to be playful... so not as good a workout but it was FUN and I think a little destress is important. Love spending time together. My story got over 3700 views! Can you imagine? I'm not sure how people are still finding it but the link still works. My head is shrinking back to normal size, lol. OK, oatmeal is ready and DH and I have a breakfast date as we are "alone" (DD just went to bed and my other DD's are away)

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3/30/14 7:59 P

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DH and I walked for about 30 minutes and I did a run/walk on the gazelle for 30 minutes. It was good!

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3/26/14 9:45 A

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Be careful, you are inspiring me to get the exercises going!
I think the winter is behind us and walking outdoors will be comfortable.
Have a great day!
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I am still in onderland this morning. Woo hoo! Did Zumba DVD before breakfast. I prefer the "Just Dance" on the wii but this was the week's challenge activity. I have started doing the exercise of the day on spark. Took me a while to find it but someone on a team is not posting it daily so I will probably not be able to find it on the spark site again. emoticon

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3/23/14 8:16 A

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I will read it! You are doing great!

You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.
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Spark People said "we woul dlove for you to spread the word about your story on all your social media connections". So.. here is my success story they are posting on Spark People this morning.

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Great terrible day today. So many things went wrong but somehow it all worked out. I actually got a lot done and ate some frogs (got things done I didn't wat to do ). I am surprised I got my minimum steps in today already. I have not exercised yet but I guess I have been on the move most of the day. Hope you are progressing! And having fun at it!!

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Yesterday some self sabatoge .... a combination of losing 3 pounds and DD having a meltdown... so I ate and the scale this morning was back up by 1.5 pounds. Still, it made me smile. The sun is out and the dog and I will go for a quick walk to enjoy it. Cold still but I saw morning doves last week so am hopeful.

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3/15/14 6:00 P

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It is a beautiful day! I am getting ready to go for a walk. Tomorrow is supposed to be cold and snowy.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend!

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