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Pledge to make a NEW START!
Friday, January 01, 2016      1 comments

I copied this from JAZZEJR's blog from today. She re-blogged it from June 30 2012, when she got it from BBONET who got it from Musolf6, who got it from... Saturday, June 30, 2012 Taken from BBonet's blog Please respond that you wa... Read more
Final week of Challenge
Tuesday, May 27, 2014      6 comments

I will not reach my 5% goal. But I will be a little lighter than I started. This is a better ending than I have had the last few challenges I have been in. I have gotten back on track somewhat this Challenge. I am so ready to lose these last... Read more
My Helper
Saturday, May 24, 2014      13 comments

I have been taking Jack, my German Shepherd, for walks each day. Well, almost everyday. This has helped me contribute to the mileage needed for the team. I haven't lost a lot of weight, but I feel better and my clothes are fitting better. I... Read more
The First Week is Over
Saturday, April 12, 2014      8 comments

I made it thru the first week of the Spring 5% Challenge with a loss. It was a small loss (-0.6 lbs). I shouldn't be surprised. I was not very consistent with my workouts. I have decided that I need to increase the time or intensity of my wo... Read more
I am re-energized!
Monday, February 24, 2014      5 comments

Being Shining Star of the Day has motivated me. Getting words of encouragement has reminded me that I am not in this fight by myself. And the Spark Goodies are the icing on the cake! I have been struggling the last few weeks. I have more bad... Read more
I am now streaking!
Saturday, January 18, 2014      3 comments

Not THAT kind silly! My body is not quite in shape for that. I have decided to workout for 10 minutes every day and track it. This streak will serve two purposes. This will keep me accountable to my team, Shooting Stars, for the 5% Winter Ch... Read more
Took the dog for a walk in 33 degrees.....
Monday, December 09, 2013      0 comments

and lived to tell about it! We have had ice in Northeast Texas since Friday. Schools and businesses were closed on Friday. Texans don't do ice very well. My German Shephard Jack, has not been out for a walk in 3 days and we were both going s... Read more
What a difference two weeks make.
Monday, July 29, 2013      7 comments

It has been roughly two weeks since I really worked out on the elliptical. I worked out yesterday and I could really feel it. I have gotten on it but I really didn't work out. I have read books and watched shows on my Nook so I did slow worko... Read more
Back in the saddle
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      9 comments

I fell off the wagon on the last 5% challenge. I did not do much in the last two weeks much to my chagrin. I know I am better than this. Well, I gave myself a talking to, and I am so ready for the Spring 5% challenge. I began my workouts aga... Read more
I need motivation.
Thursday, March 07, 2013      4 comments

But I realize the motivation needs to come from within. The different ideas I was given earlier in the week to help with drinking more water has helped. My water intake has increased, but quite up to 8 cups each day. And realizing that others... Read more
How I Am Doing
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      4 comments

My water intake was better today. Having a water bottle to take in the car with me helped tremendously. I feel pretty good about tomorrow. I hope to keep this going throughout the challenge. It takes 21 days to form a habit, so I should have... Read more
How Will I Do This?
Monday, March 04, 2013      7 comments

I have bought the powdered drink mixes. There are a lot of flavors out there. There is even one for energy. I fell for it and bought that one. Unfortunately, this wasn't enough to help me today. I was on the road most of today, so I wasn't... Read more
How Am I Going to Drink More
Sunday, March 03, 2013      5 comments

Water, that is. I have never really cared for plain water. Even though I am working out more, I still don't drink water like I should. I bought some of the flavored powder sleeves to use with water when I leave the house. I am also using Cry... Read more
Winter Challenge Blog #1
Saturday, March 02, 2013      5 comments

The first blog is to be about what habit do we need to change to improve our journey. I struggle to drink at least 8 cups of water per day. I have been know to drink 5 cups, but it is normally 4 cups. With a conscious effort I have been able ... Read more
The Challenge is on.......
Saturday, February 23, 2013      2 comments

The Winter 5% Challenge that is. I need this. I have been struggling with watching what I eat and my exercise since the last challenge ended on Dec 1. Surprisingly, I am down 1.5 lbs since the end of the Winter Challenge. In order to help th... Read more

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