BCHARIE
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Friday, December 28, 2018      2 comments

363 days ago today I worked my last shift as a Bone Marrow Transplant/hematology oncology RN. 363 days ago I threw down the gauntlet to get my butt moving and achieve some retirement goals before, LOL, "old age" sets in. 363 days ago, I came ho... Read more
Merry Christmas!
Tuesday, December 25, 2018      3 comments

My son created this unique "wrapping" for my gift. It required my power tool to open. The "ribbon" is actually metal strapping. The gift was 8 canvas... Read more
Christmas Eve 2018
Monday, December 24, 2018      1 comments

It's Christmas Eve and I have one more run to the grocery store to pick up a couple random items. UGH....I am procrastinating for sure. I keep telling myself it isn't going to get any better, maybe worse as other people realise they too need t... Read more
Interesting changes
Saturday, December 22, 2018      3 comments

I've addressed it before and we all are experiencing it. We start small and change our eating habits, a bit here and there, and before we know it we are eating in a whole different way. I keep a two tiered basket of fruit on my counter which I... Read more
56, 175, 356 (like 2, 4,6 8, who do you appreciate!)
Friday, December 21, 2018      4 comments

There are today's stats, well, some of them. 56 Days till I leave for my (trip of a lifetime) to Thailand, 175 days of consistent exercise and 356 days of logging into Spark. Another number this a.m. 186.6, my weight. March 2018 I was around ... Read more
UGH
Thursday, December 20, 2018      4 comments

Slept in, which isn't all the unusual for me but once up I was ready to take on the world. I made a mug of coffee and a cinnamon, raisin bagel, was getting settled in front of the computer for my morning Spark time and BOOM...the entire mug "ba... Read more
352/171
Monday, December 17, 2018      2 comments

I have exercised 171 days straight in a row! Freaking awesome! My dog is happy about that too because he has gotten to go on daily walks most of those days. Only a rare, too hot or seriously bad weather prevents him from his daily walk. I am... Read more
Flying Weeks
Saturday, December 15, 2018      2 comments

You know the saying "when pigs fly", well this is when weeks fly. Not at all the same but I know we are all feeling it. The days, weeks and months are flying by. I hate to utter, Christmas is just around the corner. I'm ready. I think back ... Read more
Just a little tooting of my own horn
Monday, December 10, 2018      3 comments

I got my bigg butt out of bed at 6:45 this a.m., ate breakfast and made it to the gym for the 8:30 Body works plus abs. Lord have mercy! I can not make it through the entire class but I will one day! I struggled a little toward the end and I ... Read more
342/161
Friday, December 07, 2018      4 comments

(3rd attempt to get this in, computer has failed!) I have logged on here 342 days in a row and exercised at least 10 minutes 161 days. That equates to 24 lost lbs since the end of February. I find those numbers so motivating. I don't wan... Read more
Visualization
Tuesday, December 04, 2018      3 comments

Everyday I do a mini visualization as part of the Spark Premium. Today it suggested visualizing your current clothing (BIG STUFF) compared to the clothes (tiny stuff) you will be wearing down the road. I am NOT incline to keep things I outgrow... Read more
Getting in the spirit.
Monday, December 03, 2018      2 comments

Merry Christmas! I spent the last few days reviewing last month, the positive and negative things that occurred, with an eye to the Christmas holiday se... Read more
I should have.....
Friday, November 30, 2018      4 comments

This mornings reflections took me over the past few weeks of the 5% Challenge. I have floundered and NOT lost anywhere near the 5% that I had hoped for. That doesn't mean I haven't learned a great deal, I have. I think that is the main thing ... Read more
MOJO, where are you?
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      4 comments

I was planning to get up early....ya right. I was planning to go to Body Works plus Abs....ya right. I was planning to go get groceries....ya right. I lost my mojo. At 4:30 AM, doggie decided he needed to go out, I should have gotten my ar... Read more
The yoga swing!
Sunday, November 25, 2018      2 comments

Love you this little girl, my granddaughter. We have struggle with visitation due to momma's use of her daughter as a weapon against her father, my... Read more

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