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** Day Six** 5% Challenge (Thursday 1/23/2014)
Thursday, January 23, 2014      0 comments

SparkCoach suggested that I blog about today's challenge. Today's challenge was posed by DieticianBecky(who I think is great--so kind). The challenge includes: "... pay attention when you're eating. Turn off the TV, close the laptop, an... Read more
** Day Five ** 5% Challenge (Wed. am)
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      1 comments

Aack. I couldn't get back to sleep this am. I got up at 3 am aack. And I was so, sooo tired when I got home from school yesterday. I did get around 7 hours, so I think I will be okay. And I am going to attribute the tired feeling to the beg... Read more
** Day Three ** 5% Challenge
Monday, January 20, 2014      1 comments

Starting Weight Jan 18: 158 Goal Weight: 150 5% Goal: 8 pounds Week 1 Jan 25: Goal--157 lbs Week 2 Feb 1: Goal--156 lbs Week 3 Feb 8: Goal--155 lbs Week 4 Feb 15: Goal--154 lbs Week 5 Feb 22: Goal--153 lbs Week 6 Mar 1: Go... Read more
**Day One** of 5% Winter 2014 Challenge
Saturday, January 18, 2014      1 comments

Just got back in from a walk, part of it with my spouse. Whew, it was chil-ly. But we did it. Showed up and walked despite the cold. I am going to go fill my water bottles up and prepare for tomorrow's 8 glasses of water. Here's to ... Read more
138 days left until May 1, 2014
Friday, December 13, 2013      0 comments

I was going to start this particular set of blogs two days ago--20 weeks or 140 days from May 1st. I started back on SparkPeople last May 1 and am very happy to say I had made good progress over the summer and have maintained my weight and some... Read more
The semester is ending...
Friday, December 06, 2013      0 comments

On this evening's trip home from school (33 degrees and pouring rain) I reflected a bit on the last couple of months and started thinking about some future goals. By May 1, 2014 (25 + 120=140 days or a little over 20 weeks) I would like to ... Read more
Nov. 24 FitBit summary for November
Sunday, November 24, 2013      0 comments

This month I have been much more aware of how long a stay seated at my desk at work and have intentionally gotten away from the desk and walked outside or just around our building (even adding in extra stairs). I am proud of my activity level. ... Read more
Nov. 13 : Midweek...and a bit tired
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      1 comments

I have been doing really well during the mornings and afternoons: motivated; active; optimistic; able to eat right and get myself moving. But there is still something that is clicking in my brain right around bedtime and I want to eat, eat,... Read more
Mondays are long days
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      0 comments

Yesterday was a long, intense day at work. I was really tired driving home (not sleepy, but cranky and lonely). My pre-pared sandwich for lunch was soggy from the cucumbers--I will have to leave them on the side from now on. I am up early this... Read more
Streaking...
Sunday, November 10, 2013      3 comments

3 days Nutrition trackin 8 days vitamins 4 days 8+ cups water 5 days 10+ min fitness 1 day, 10000+ steps 8 days SP login 3 days SparkCoach ... Read more
10 Nov 2013: Still Sparking, but so much room for improvement
Sunday, November 10, 2013      2 comments

I had two little success yesterday for which I cheered myself: 1) early afternoon I thought I was hungry and had thoughts of going to the pantry--I drank some water instead!! 2) we went to a movie in the late afternoon,I packed a healthy snack a... Read more
Current Calorie Intake
Friday, November 08, 2013      1 comments

I haven't been keeping up with my nutrition tracking for a while. October had been a rough, rough month for me and my family. This morning I put in my Thursday food intake info--at least 2500 calories! If I just start tracking again, will I d... Read more
3 Nov 2013: Re-start
Sunday, November 03, 2013      1 comments

I listened to Lily and Karen's Episode 31 yesterday while walking and finished up this morning. It is funny how episodes can be so timely and speak right to the journey of the listener. The end of their program was about "Tiny Acts of Power" t... Read more
October was a tough month
Saturday, November 02, 2013      2 comments

I lost my grandmother this month. She was 94- years old, had had a high quality of life, was active and clear-minded. It was so, so sad to lose her. And it was quite unexpected. Just to record this as information--I have not walked much ... Read more
Resetting goals for Fall 5% Challenge
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      0 comments

For the last few weeks I have peeked in at my "Weight Over Time" Reports and have seen where I have plateaued and even gone in the wrong direction. I have not berated myself, because I am proud of the healthy work I did this summer and I know t... Read more

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