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Here we go again
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      1 comments

Got to get back to routine. 28 Boot camp challenge here we go. Less introspection, more doing.... Read more
Emotional Eating
Thursday, September 10, 2015      5 comments

I said that I wouldn't give up and yet two days later all I wanted to do was ready to bolt and go out for high calorie food. I had just come from a complicated funeral. It was for an acquaintance but also the wife of a close friend. I witn... Read more
I don't give up!
Tuesday, September 08, 2015      1 comments

I was on a roll in January, then I went in for what was supposed to be an out patient procedure on my shoulder. The last piece to be repaired from my fall. Well, 4 hours, 7 procedures, 14 scars and 3 days in the hospital later I was back to a... Read more
January Jumpstart Challenge-Week 3- It's About Health
Sunday, January 18, 2015      1 comments

I feel so much better than I did even a week ago. I really feel like I'm on the right track. Feeling healthy feels so muc better thatn feeling deprived, hungry, and craving. ... Read more
January Jumpstart Challenge-Week 2- Day 14-- My Body is Changing!
Saturday, January 17, 2015      0 comments

I looked in the mirror and I have a shape other than round!!!! Last Monday I was so disappointed by my NutriSystem weight gain that I almost gave up. I had returned to NutriSystem because we had so much left over from last years efforts. ... Read more
January Jumpstart Challenge-Week 2- Day 9- I know why I'm Not Losing Weight
Tuesday, January 13, 2015      0 comments

I don't lose weight because I eat too much. It's that simple. I am finding reasons every day to cheat and eat. It's not because I: am stressed love to play with my grands don't eat enough fat or any of the myriad of other reasons I... Read more
January 2015 Challenge --- Day 7 --- Week 1
Sunday, January 11, 2015      0 comments

I'm surprised that week 1 was so hard. This is becoming more and more a process of humility. I'm coming face to face with my denial, the stories I tell myself, my laziness, and my general unwillingness to walk the talk. By really doing this w... Read more
January 2015 Challenge --- Day 6 - Lessons
Saturday, January 10, 2015      0 comments

Yesterday was either a failure or a schooling. I'm going to take a schooling. He-re's what I learned 1. The day before I was craving cheese-- which meant I need to add some some dairy and a bit more fat. 2. Because of the intense cravin... Read more
January 2015 Challenge --- Day 5---Humility
Friday, January 09, 2015      1 comments

I've always been active and fit. Yoga, weight-lifting (or resistance training as its called now), walking, hiking, running have been a strong part of my life. At 58, I still see myself as that strong active trim woman I used to be. I haven't ... Read more
January 2015 Challenge --- Day 4-- Baby, it's Cold Outside.
Thursday, January 08, 2015      0 comments

I am trying to develop a routine. I love heart pounding walks especially in the winter. However, with a wind chill factor of -8 below today, its too cold even for me. Puppy and I are going out just for short pee breaks (his, not mine ... Read more
January 2015 Challenge --- Day 2 --- The Tree
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      3 comments

I'm going to be boring for a while because I'm going to mention the miracle of my knees, again and still. It's because last January I was walking with a cane, couldn't go up or... Read more
January 2015 Challenge --- Day 1---Stress Eating.
Monday, January 05, 2015      3 comments

My jet lag has mostly passed, my sugar cravings have too, mostly. My husband is gung-ho to start. I set up my goal board and have reviewed spark exercise videos. Yesterday the family came over for our post Gramma/Grandpa's vacation Christ... Read more
January 2015 Challenge--- Planning 1/2
Friday, January 02, 2015      0 comments

So tired. Jet lag. Thought I could just start in on 1/1 but still feeling Egypt time. The good news is that my food has been on target. Too tired to exercise, but I've been able to plan, shop and eat well. I know that by 1/5 my body will be... Read more
6/5 change 1- Dogs
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      2 comments

Well the no eating after 7 is tough tonight. I'm not hungry but I'm craving but I'm not caving. Worked out this morning. Felt good. Took Buck on two walks. I hate to be such a baby about this but walking and exercise just lost its zip ... Read more
2/4 change 1
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      1 comments

It was getting late in the day... a day that I had felt wonderful living in. The weather was sunny and in the '70s. All was right in the world. It should have been easy to keep my promise to myself and workout and write but I opted to clean m... Read more

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