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Tracking and teaching...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      1 comments

Well day 3 is almost a wrap for me - I have eaten well, ran, and now making this entry. These blogs do seem to make me focus on my goals. I am struggling with the #of hours in the day...or lack thereof. Life, teaching, and tracking completel... Read more
I'm a list person
Sunday, September 25, 2016      8 comments

I get great satisfaction from crossing of items on a pen and paper list. I made a grid on a sheet of paper & put dates on the grids. Each space is a 1" square. Now to figure out what to enter... Weight - yes; Runs - yes; good tracking - yes; ... Read more
Sunday, June 26, 2016      1 comments

I'm at least feeling better, and am liking how i feel. The scale hasn't moved, but I have lost a little of my belly pooch. I'm calling that forward progress!... Read more
2nd of many!
Thursday, June 23, 2016      3 comments

Yesterday ended well and today has started great! There was a spark people article about changing habits that resonated with me. Onward towards a more healthy me!!!!... Read more
1 of many - here i come!
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      3 comments

I have to do list to keep me focused today - 8 weeks till school starts back up. I've three goals right now. A 4 week goal and an 8 week goal ... but most importantly - my day to day goal of staying on track. It's amazing how the days slip away ... Read more
Day 3
Tuesday, April 19, 2016      3 comments

Okay - today was a good day, so far. I tracked my food and stayed within 100 calories of my goals & I drank more water. I'll take it! feel better tonight than I have in a long time. Yes, the urge to eat more reared it's head...which is why I a... Read more
Day 2
Monday, April 18, 2016      2 comments

Things are going well today - ate well, exercised...then the urge hit! I grabbed my phone and went outside to blog my thoughts. I'm alone in the house - food beckoned. Thank goodness this blogging thing seems to help! I keep picturing me health... Read more
Looking forward
Sunday, April 17, 2016      7 comments

Where do I want to be in 4 years? At 60? healthful, youthful, and active? Or beset with problems due to overeating and's so hard...saying no to food. Hmmmmm, Reframing that no to food into a yes to vigor is what I need to do.... Read more
A great start
Thursday, December 03, 2015      1 comments

December became my refocus and rededicate myself to healthy habits - off to a great start! At the end of the day today it will be my 3rd day of eating healthy portions!... Read more
Health means
Monday, November 30, 2015      1 comments

Being able to move and carry out the physical and mental activities I want... Read more
Sunday, March 03, 2013      0 comments

As I near the upcoming summer, I am gladdened that I have maintained my fitness -- but know that there is much to do. To that end, this blog entry will be my reflective journal; my thoughts being that putting it in writing, will lead to foward ... Read more
getting stronger with water!!
Friday, June 15, 2012      0 comments

So in April, I started journaling my nutrition through sp and noticed an improvement. Two days I upped my water, after hearing that I may not be drinking enough for my mass -- 1 ounce for every 2 pounds I weigh. Absolutely no cravings for 2 days... Read more
My journal to a better relationship with food (cont.)
Saturday, June 09, 2012      0 comments

Well -- not doing much better with food. Thursday and Friday -- Fell off the wagon big time and ate what and when regardless of its value. Sigh... Good news, I woke up today, worked out and have done well for the past 6 hours. Moving on and... Read more
My journal to a better relationship with food
Thursday, June 07, 2012      0 comments

I first joined spark people a year or so ago, but never really used it until this spring... the advent of my 52nd birthday. It was time to get real. Something was off... why was my size not changing? I could feel the muscle. Muscle that was well... Read more