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On the Road to Healthy - Part 1
Sunday, October 06, 2013      12 comments

My mother and I share similar histories of gaining weight. Both of us were slim from childhood to young adults. And, we both gained weight after we got married and we both gained weight after we quit smoking but she also gained weight from bea... Read more
Best Laid Plans
Sunday, September 15, 2013      10 comments

Yesterday morning, I went grocery shopping with my MIL and then the plan was to come home, eat lunch, have a nap, sit on the deck and enjoy the sunshine while reading and then get ready to meet up with DH's family for dinner before the Canadian ... Read more
BLC22 Success & Areas to Improve
Monday, August 26, 2013      7 comments

1. What is my goal for between rounds? My goal is to maintain my weight loss and to continue to exercise more days than not. And, of course, I will continue to track my food and fitness. 2. Identify at least one thing you did right ... Read more
Feeling Sluggish? Try this...
Saturday, August 17, 2013      5 comments

While comfortably seated, close off your left nostril with your left thumb. Inhale and exhale through your right nostril for 3 to 5 minutes. Research shows that right-nostril breathing can elevate blood pressure, which can make us feel a... Read more
Reflection - Part 2
Monday, July 22, 2013      8 comments

When I say that I tend not to eat as healthily during the summer, I was kind of meaning that when eating out, I might get a hamburger and fries instead of a salad for example. I rarely do that but that's an example. Or, I might indulge in desser... Read more
Weekend Challenge - Reflection
Monday, July 22, 2013      13 comments

Here were my goals for BLC22 and how I'm doing on them: 1. Instead of saying I'm going to exercise a certain amount of time each day, my goal is to burn a minimum of 200 calories per day when doing intentional exercise. Out of all my ... Read more
Here's the Plan, Jan
Sunday, June 09, 2013      17 comments

I need a new plan, Jan. Or I'll never be free, Bri. I can't be tarry, Mary. I'm going to change my tune, Moon. Nothing too gamey, Amy. Nothing too moody, Judy. I need something bonny, Roni. Or I'll never be free, Bri. Inspirat... Read more
Obit for Beach Haven
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      6 comments

Another Sandy Casualty by the family of my dad's lady friend Another casualty of Sandy occurred this past week. As a result of the violent tides carrying three or four feet of waste water, the foundation of a house that dates to 1904 or ear... Read more
50th Birthday Dinner
Sunday, June 02, 2013      9 comments

My sister, Fiona is visiting from Montreal and last night we (3 of 4 of her sisters) took her out to dinner to The Cookhouse in Rockton, Ontario to celebrate her upcoming 50th birthday in July. We had a good time at dinner last night with a... Read more
A Day of Shopping
Thursday, May 09, 2013      7 comments

Good morning, friends. I'm on vacation yesterday, today and tomorrow and my plan for yesterday was to exercise with a DVD, hike with DH and then do some yard work. My To Do List for the week included doing some shopping as well (shorts... Read more
What's on my mind...
Monday, March 11, 2013      6 comments

For this weekend's challenge, we're supposed to post a blog about whatever. I'm not very good at whatever; I'd much rather have the "powers that be" give me a topic to blog about, like when we were in school and had to write an essay. So, ... Read more
My Vacation in Belize
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      14 comments

I’ve returned from Belize and I had a wonderful time. The pool was the best thing about the place as it was approximately 270 feet wide. I figured out early on that it took me 10 minutes to do 4 laps so every day, I tried to do at least 12 lap... Read more
Weekend Challenge
Sunday, February 03, 2013      6 comments

So, I'm supposed to do a blog for the WC. Since I'm trying to do everything on it except for the items that you have to do all 4 days (I'm traveling tomorrow so drinking 8 cups of water, tracking food for all 4 days, no snacking after 8 p.m. ma... Read more
How My Life Will Change When I Reach My Goal
Sunday, January 27, 2013      14 comments

This second blog is also for the BLC weekend challenge. Before I joined BLC20, I honestly never thought I would reach my weight loss goal. I started at 264 in 1998 and have been trying since then to lose weight. I must admit that after 20... Read more
Forgive a Regret & Write About It
Sunday, January 27, 2013      7 comments

I have my fair share of regrets but I must admit that I haven't held onto them. Life is about moving forward and not dwelling in the past. But, this is part of the BLC Weekend Challenge so I will put down one of my biggest regrets. My big... Read more

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