Thanksgiving Company and Feeling Under the Weather
This morning, hubby and I drove to the airport to pick up my daughter who flew in to spend Thanksgiving with us. I was beyond excited to have her visit for a whole week! Usually I drive by myself to pick her up at the airport but I had an inje... Read more
Making Real Measurable Progress!
Today after I did my morning workout, I drove to my WW meeting. I got on the scale at my weigh in, and held my breath. I lost 2.4 pounds this week and there was a song in my heart. I listened attentively at the meeting and found that I was do... Read more
Today, I was back in the water after being out for 5 days due to a skin irritation. I'm still being very careful with my arm and neck. I find out more about my arm (and the MRI that was done on October 30) when I go to the doctor this coming ... Read more
Early Thanksgiving Dinner
Today we are going over to my SIL's house for Thanksgiving dinner. Since my FIL passed away last February, he lived right down the street from my SIL, she decided to go out of town this year for the actual Thanksgiving celebration. I think tha... Read more
Fun At The Fall Festival
This morning hubby and I went out for breakfast. I had 6 egg whites, a banana and 3/4 C of oatmeal with sugar free maple syrup. After we finished breakfast, we walked around our downtown area which was closed off to through traffic. There wer... Read more
Friday - A Happy Dance Day!
I slept fairly well last night but at about 2a.m. I woke up with a headache. Bummer! The good news is that I got up, walked around,went back to bed, turned over to the other side and went back to sleep. I awoke again at about 4a.m. because my... Read more
ActiveLink Is Helping!
Last week, I made a decision to do shorter, more intense morning workouts. I also made an effort to stretch more at the end of my workouts. My plan was to decrease my morning workout and increase my activity during the rest of the day, so that... Read more
Tired Today - Good Workout!
I'm feeling a little tired this afternoon after a good morning workout. I think I'll go take a well deserved nap!... Read more
Sunday is my day off from working out. Instead, I've come up with a variety of ways to push myself into being active without doing an actual workout. One of those ways is to tackle my "to do" list. I use this as activity opportunity time. Th... Read more
I Lost 2 Pounds This Week!!!
I'm so proud of myself! Today I weighed in and I lost 2 pounds this week. I'm doing a happy dance! One person at our WW meeting earned her 25 pound pin. When asked what it was that was making the biggest difference for her, she said exercis... Read more
Very Sore Today
I was very sore this morning when I woke up and almost didn't go to water class. Hubby suggested that I might want to go to paddle around and stretch. I got there half way through the Healthy Back class. This is a great class for strengthenin... Read more
Finally, The MRI On My Arm Is Done!
Good news that has taken several weeks to come to fruition! The MRI on my left humerus (upper arm bone) area was finally done today. Apparently, this is a very difficult area in which to obtain an MRI. In order to get the test done, after 3 ... Read more
Adding Healthy Fat To My Diet
I have been having difficulty adding healthy fat to my eating plan. I've asked a variety of people (including spark friend SLENDERELLA61) what they do to get healthy fat into their eating plans. I got a very wide variety of suggestions. Here ... Read more
Today, My Focus Is.....Me!
Today, I am spending time on me. I can't work on my issues without spending time by myself and on myself. (Gee, that sounds a little selfish! Yikes!) What I have done today is study the data that I've collected for the past week. I'm lookin... Read more
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Tracking, Blogging And Being Honest With Myself
I'm firmly convinced that measuring my food, logging it on the tracker, tracking my exercise and blogging about my experiences are key in keeping me honest and on track on my journey to health. Estimating anything is a sure ticket to making an ... Read more